There is a major shift taking place in the college football landscape, and for the moment, nobody knows what the power conferences will look like when the dust settles.
Getting there was easy. Staying there is always the hard part.
If there's one thing the Georgia Southern Eagles could have used more of in 2010, it was depth.
When Adrian Mora broke the Georgia Southern record for consecutive extra points made 40 touchdowns ago, not much more than passing notice was made of the feat.
The Georgia Southern Volleyball team (3-8) returns home after seven-straight games away from Hanner Fieldhouse and will host the Bash in the Boro presented by SpringHill Suites Thursday through Saturday in Old Hanner Gym. The five-team tournament starts on Thursday at 5 p.m. with S.C. State vs Georgia State.
Georgia Southern may have topped the Football Championship Subdivision polls with a No. 1 ranking after its 62-21 win over Tusculum Saturday, but the polls aren't even on the Eagles' radar.
It only took 17 games.
Tusculum quarterback Bo Cordell threw for 321 yards and two touchdowns.
As the 2011 season gets underway, many Georgia Southern fans are optimistic that this is the year that the Eagles can finally reclaim their position at the top of the Football Championship Subdivision.
True freshman fullback Dominique Swope has a role that could get lonely in a close game.
Tusculum coach Frankie DeBusk knows all about the Southern Conference.
On the preseason All Southern Conference team ,Laron Scott was picked by the coaches at two positions - defensive back and return specialist. And, deservedly so.
Things went about as expected for the Southern Conference on the opening weekend of the season.
Dustin Taliaferro didn't get to make history on Saturday night.
Any time a new coach inherits a wide receiver coming off a 1,000-yard season, it's a good reason to be excited. When the entire team barely cracked 1,000 receiving yards, one might think it would be a cause for concern.
Edwin Jackson, Georgia Southern's leading tackler in 2013, was named preseason second-team, All-Sun Belt and its a good thing, because he's really the only linebacker in the mix that played a lot of football last year.
If the Georgia Southern Eagles wanted to, they could start a senior at each position on the offensive line.
Every coach at the Sun Belt Football Media Day last week in New Orleans said pretty much the same thing about winning in the conference - you need a good quarterback and a good defense.
It was all business when the Georgia Southern Eagles took to the Beautiful Eagle Creek practice fields on Thursday morning for the first day of fall camp.
The NCAA has made things a lot easier for a first-year head football coach to install his system.
Scott Farmer has a unique perspective on Georgia Southern's transition from the Football Championship Subdivision to the Football Bowl Subdivision Sun Belt Conference.
Eric Alonzo (P, GSU)
When Georgia Southern's Edwin Jackson and Garrett Frye were asked what if felt like to be named second-team, All-Sun Belt before the 2014 season, they looked at each other for a quick moment.
On Tuesday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans at the Sun Belt Football Media Day, SBC commissioner Karl Benson expressed his support for a recent proposal that would change the NCAA Division-I landscape.
NEW ORLEANS -- Georgia Southern and Appalachian State have long been known for having two of the best gameday atmospheres in the Football Championship Subdivision.
NEW ORLEANS - The Sun Belt Conference's 11 institutions are prepared to pay more to remain part of major college football, commissioner Karl Benson said Tuesday.