Former Georgia Southern head football coach Jeff Monken and his family met Friday in Statesboro with GSU friends and supporters for an emotional reception, before Monken leaves Sunday for West Point, N.Y., to take over full time as the head coach at Army.
Three assistant Georgia Southern football coaches will join former head coach Jeff Monken at Army for the 2014 season.
The top storylines of the year in Georgia Southern athletics:
An opportunistic first half kept Georgia Southern within striking distance, but George Mason exploded for 51 second-half points and ran away from the Eagles in an 85-64 win on Monday at Hanner Fieldhouse.
GREENSBORO, N.C. -Georgia Southern picked up a 66-63 win over North Carolina A&T on Saturday afternoon in the Triad.
A source close to the Georgia Southern football program has indicated that the university has interviewed two potential candidates to replace Jeff Monken as the head football coach - Vanderbilt's Brent Pry and Navy's Ivin Jasper
Within a matter of hours after the United States Military Academy announced that Georgia Southern head football coach Jeff Monken is going to be the next coach at Army, GSU officials held a press conference to address the coaching search on Tuesday afternoon at Paulson Stadium's Bishop Field House.
There is one thing, and only one thing, Georgia Southern's football team needs to worry about between now and kickoff against N.C. State on Aug. 30, 2014 - running an offense with a quarterback making option reads, a fullback lined up with his hand in the dirt, and a pair of slotbacks.
Reports on Sunday indicated that Georgia Southern head football coach Jeff Monken will become the next head coach at the United States Military Academy.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Ki Conner scored 17 points, and Paulina Zaveckaite hit two consecutive big shots off the bench to lead North Florida to a 56-47 women's basketball victory over Georgia Southern in the final game of the Hampton Inn Oceanfront Holiday Classic Saturday afternoon.
ATLANTA - In a game of runs, Georgia Southern came up short against Georgia State on Friday night in Atlanta.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -Eastern Illinois forward Sabina Oroszova tallied 20 points, 17 rebounds and five assists, and Georgia Southern shot a shade under 28 percent from the floor as the Panthers posted a 57-50 women's basketball victory over the Eagles in the first game of the Hampton Inn Oceanfront Holiday Classic Friday afternoon.
So much for a quiet offseason as Georgia Southern transitions to the Football Bowl Subdivision.
Georgia Southern has one of the nation's leading scorers in Jelani Hewitt, who ranks No. 16 with 22 points per game.
The executive committee of the Georgia Southern University Athletic Foundation voted Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, to modify its donor benefit structure to help ensure a successful transition into the Sun Belt Conference next year. The goal of the restructuring is to more closely-align its benefits with the Athletics Department goal of creating more experienced-based opportunities for fans and raising additional resources to be used for anticipated increased scholarship, recruiting and travel expenses.
NEW ORLEANS – The Sun Belt Conference and ESPN released six ESPNU telecasts featuring Sun Belt teams for this upcoming football season on Tuesday, including a pair of games at Georgia Southern's Paulson Stadium.
Antwione Williams has a lot on his Georgia Southern resume.
DAVIDSON, N.C. - Nick Neitzel held the Georgia Southern Eagles to four hits over six innings as the Davidson Wildcats took the three-game series with a 6-0 win at Wilson Field on Sunday.
DAVIDSON, N.C. - Josh Wirsu tossed a season-high seven innings and struck out a team-best 13 batters as the Georgia Southern Eagles evened the three-game series with a 7-5 win over the Davidson Wildcats at Wilson Field on Saturday.
When first-year Georgia Southern offensive coordinator Doug Ruse talks about his football philosophy, it's easy to imagine the words coming from the lips of Jeff Monken, Paul Johnson, even Erk Russell.
This time last year, they were called "wide blockers."
DAVIDSON, N.C. - A five-run first inning lifted the Davidson Wildcats to a 5-2 win over the Georgia Southern Eagles in the Southern Conference series opener at Wilson Field.
Georgia Southern's pro day used have a player, maybe two, and a handful of NFL scouts.
Willie Fritz uses a voice recorder to take notes as he watches practice.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Georgia Southern Eagles scored five unanswered runs to rally within a run, but the North Florida Ospreys prevented the equalizer and won 8-7 at Harmon Stadium on Tuesday.