"We call them the odd couple," Georgia Southern defensive coordinator Brent Pry said. "One's in to fishing and hunting, and the other is more urban. Definitely two different personalities, but they're great friends."
Less than five months ago, Georgia Southern had nowhere to go but up. Now, the Eagles are one of four teams remaining in the hunt for the Football Championship Subdivision national title.
NEW YORK - Stephen. F. Austin quarterback Jeremy Moses capped his record-breaking career with an All-American season.
CINCINNATI - Ibrahima Thomas scored 11 of his 12 points by halftime as Cincinnati handled Georgia Southern early in a 99-54 win on Tuesday night.
DeLAND, Fla. - The second-largest crowd in Edmunds Center women's basketball history, 1,876 fans, saw host Stetson let a late one-point lead slip through its grasp Tuesday morning in a 54-49 loss to visiting Georgia Southern.
History doesn't repeat itself, but sometimes it rhymes.
Four different teams that are currently members of the Colonial Athletic Association have won a Football Championship Subdivision national championship this decade.
Jeff Monken doesn't think it takes the best players to win. It takes the best team.
Unfortunately, I wasn't able to make the trip up north to watch Georgia Southern's quarterfinal win over Wofford Saturday.
As the Georgia Southern football team won three-straight playoff games in the past three weeks, second-year GSU men's basketball coach Charlton Young paid attention.
After nearly a full month of road games and a week of final exams, the Georgia Southern Lady Eagles have one more task away from home.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Four Georgia Southern Eagles didn't get to walk in Friday's Georgia Southern University commencement ceremonies.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Carson Hill said this has been the best year of his life since his senior year at Baldwin County High School.
Everything that Demario Black did, Eric Ferguson and Georgia Southern were just a bit better.
Wofford quarterback Mitch Allen is only a junior, but he has gained plenty of experience in dealing with adversity.
It may have been senior night, but true freshman Angel McGowan stole the show.
Georgia Southern played its last game in Hanner Fieldhouse as a member of the Southern Conference, and it wasn't a pleasant farewell.
MACON - Chester Webb, one of the greatest basketball players to play in Statesboro, was inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in a ceremony on Saturday at the Macon City Auditorium.
The Georgia Southern baseball team swept a doubleheader over Maryland Eastern Shore on Saturday. The Eagles outscored the Hawks 19-4 on the day and won game one 9-3 and game two 10-1.
After a hard-nosed 4-3 win over Georgia Tech on Wednesday, Georgia Southern opened the floodgates.
As the regular season winds down and the Southern Conference tournament approaches, Georgia Southern is set for the annual Pack the House in Pink doubleheader.
CHATTANOOGA - Georgia Southern Men's Basketball broke a three-game schnide with a 77-61 win over Chattanooga in the Eagles final trip to the Lookout City in SoCon play. The Eagles trailed early, but closed the opening period with a 13-2 run. Jelani Hewitt's three-pointer at the buzzer in the first half gave the Eagles a lead that would not be relinquished.
Georgia Southern pitching held Georgia Tech to only five hits and struck out seven as the Eagles held on for a 4-3 win over the visiting Yellow Jackets on Wednesday in the 2014 home opener at J.I. Clements Stadium.
MONTREAL – Georgia Southern cornerback Laron Scott signed a three-year deal to play for the Montreal Alouettes. Scott, who was with the New York Giants organization for the majority of the 2013 season, signed on Tuesday with the Canadian Football League team. He becomes the fourth Eagle to play in the CFL.
Georgia Southern usually has a good turnout on opening weekend.
It's hard not to have high hopes for Georgia Southern's 2014 baseball team, especially after its 18-4 demolishing of Georgia in Athens on Sunday to take two of three from the Bulldogs in the season-opening series.
ATHENS - Aaron Mizell homered twice and drove in four runs as the Georgia Southern Eagles took the deciding Game Three 18-4 over the Georgia Bulldogs at Foley Field Sunday.
ATHENS - Sam Howard tossed five scoreless innings as the Georgia Southern Eagles rolled to a 9-3 win over the Georgia Bulldogs in game one of a doubleheader at Foley Field.
Jelani Hewitt was the best player on the court.
DAVIDSON, N.C. - Anna Claire Knight scored a career-high 31 points, and Angel McGowan added a career-high 26 to lead Georgia Southern to a 90-82 Southern Conference women's basketball victory over Davidson Saturday afternoon in Belk Arena.