A memorial ceremony to honor Georgia Southern golfer Thomas Sharkey has been set for Tuesday, Aug. 30, at 6:30 p.m. at Bishop Field House at Paulson Stadium. The event will celebrate his life after he was tragically killed in a fire last month in Scotland.
Last season, Willie Burden was the sixth man on the Georgia Southern offensive line when the Eagles used an unbalanced set.
Lindsey Vanderspiegel and the Georgia Southern Lady Eagles have a mountain to climb, but it doesn't intimidate the first-time head coach.
When Jaybo Shaw decided to transfer to Georgia Southern to play for the Eagles in 2010 and pursue a career in coaching, GSU head coach Jeff Monken knew exactly what he was getting.
Five different returning Georgia Southern Eagles started at least one game at linebacker a year ago and six were in the rotation, so there are plenty of choices for the second level of defense heading into the 2011 season.
You've probably heard his name by now.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Southern Conference announced Monday that it has signed a four-year extension with ESPN3.com to deliver a minimum of 45 live regular season league games and conference championships per year. The addition of games on ESPN3.com extends ESPN's current four-year deal with the Southern Conference, which continues through the 2014-2015 season..
Every offensive line needs a leader.
Georgia Southern plays host to its annual "Meet The Eagles" day on Saturday, Aug. 20 at Paulson Stadium. The event starts at 4 p.m. and will be the first opportunity for fans to interact with Georgia Southern student-athletes.
Hudson Presume has seen a little bit of everything over the last four-plus years of Georgia Southern football.
Perhaps the biggest dilemma a college football coach faces during fall camp is deciding which freshmen to play immediately and which to redshirt and develop for a year.
The Georgia Southern Eagles played their first collegiate football schedule of the modern era in 1982, but today, as we approach the season that marks 30th anniversary of the first year of the new era of Georgia Southern football, we take a look back at 'Erk's Eagles,' and the three-game club schedule they played during the fall of 1981 - the forgotten season.
Quick, name all three Georgia Southern players who have been starting since 2008.
In 2010, true freshman Robert Brown was the first 1,000-yard rusher Georgia Southern had seen since Jayson Foster in 2007.
Before Jack Curtis came to Georgia Southern in the offseason to take over as defensive coordinator, he was no stranger to the Eagles - or what they were doing on defense.
The consensus seemed almost unanimous last month at the Sun Belt Football Media Day in New Orleans - whoever has a quarterback and plays defense will win the Sun Belt.
Georgia Southern men's soccer opened preseason training camp Monday with a pair of practices at the Fair Road Training Complex.
Note: "Jerick's journey into the NFL" will run each Sunday during the preseason in the Statesboro Herald. This series is brought to you by Queensborough National Bank and Trust Company.
It's fair to say that after Georgia Southern's first fall scrimmage, there's competition for the quarterback spot.
During Jeff Monken's four years as Georgia Southern's head coach, the Eagles didn't shy away from contact in practice.
Once toe meets leather and the Georgia Southern Eagles play N.C. State on Aug. 30, one of the more interesting storylines to follow will be who trots out there to play defensive line.
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.