When Georgia Southern cornerbacks coach Orlando Mitjans played safety for the Arkansas Razorbacks from 1978-80, he had a heck of a football coach.
Usually, when you think of rivalries at Georgia Southern, the first two names that pop up are Appalachian State and Furman.
In a game controlled most of the way by Kennesaw State, Georgia Southern took advantage of what it was given.
The depth at the fullback position isn't what it used to be.
Springtime signifies change.
Georgia Southern had a bad week, so coach Rodney Hennon shook things up Sunday in Game 3 against Samford.
Trailing Florida by five strokes going into the final three holes of the final round, Auburn forced a playoff and then won the team title on the first hole to repeat as team champions at the 32nd Schenkel Invitational. The 32nd annual tournament, contested at the par-72, 6,962-yard Forest Heights Country Club, witnessed its first team playoff since 1999 when Clemson defeated Georgia. Ninth-ranked Auburn becomes the first repeat champion at the Schenkel since Georgia, which won the team titles in 2000 and 2001.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Georgia Southern Baseball team (12-9, 4-2) escaped Birmingham with a 9-2 win over Samford (15-7, 5-1) at Joe Lee Griffin Field on Sunday, March 20th. The Eagles handed the Bulldogs their first conference loss and put an end to their streak of four-straight losses with Sunday's win.
You might say Thomas Sharkey is a fish out of water.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Georgia Southern Eagles fell to Samford for the second-straight day, 9-2 at Joe Lee Griffin Field and dropped its first series to the Bulldogs since they entered the Southern Conference.
Auburn picked up right where it left off.
Georgia Southern has had its ups, downs and rough patches on the golf course this season.
After stranding runners on second and third in the top of the ninth of Tuesday's 4-3 loss at No. 22 Georgia Tech, the Georgia Southern Eagles gave up eight runs in the second inning Wednesday to drop the series in a 12-3 contest Wednesday.
Former Georgia Southern sports information director Tom McClelland, who now holds a similar position at East Carolina, was not a golfer.
ATLANTA - No. 22 Georgia Tech pounded out eight runs in the second inning and knocked off Georgia Southern 12-3 Wednesday to take the season series 3-1.
This time last season, Georgia Southern men's soccer coach Kevin Kennedy didn't know if the Eagles will have a conference to call home.
The last time Kevin Ellison lined up at quarterback for Georgia Southern he had a day to produce a lifetime of memories.
Now that Georgia Southern has released its starting two-deep for the season opener against N.C. State on Saturday, what questions are left that need to be answered?
NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern goalkeeper Katie Merson has earned the Eagles' first Sun Belt Conference award when she was named the league's defensive player of the week on Tuesday afternoon.
Georgia Southern volleyball coach Dustin Wood likes the opportunity in front of the Eagles, and it's not because they're in the Sun Belt.
Note: "Jerick's journey into the NFL" will run each Sunday during the preseason in the Statesboro Herald.
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