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.
The Georgia Southern Eagles spent the entire offseason hearing from polls, fans and the media about how good they are.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Samford Bulldogs looked like they may pull off an improbable fourth-straight win over Georgia Southern.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Jerick McKinnon played a lot of key roles for the Georgia Southern Eagles during their 10-win season in 2010
Don't expect Samford to be intimidated by Georgia Southern's No. 3 national ranking when the two meet Saturday night in Birmingham.
What do Samford quarterback Dustin Taliaferro and the Marshall Thundering Herd have in common?
Georgia Southern football fans are invited to send off the football team for their season-opener at Samford. The teams will load the busses at 7:45 a.m. and depart at 8 a.m. Friday from the Parrish Football Center on campus.
If there's anyone on the Georgia Southern campus who doesn't like Brandavious Mann let them step up now or forever remain silent.
For Georgia Southern and Samford, there's no time to work out the kinks.
Deciding who makes a football team's travel roster isn't as easy as it sounds, but Monday, the Georgia Southern Eagles put together a rough draft of the travel squad in preparation for Saturday's season-opening game against Samford in Birmingham, Ala.
After all the highs of Georgia Southern's 2010 football season, it's easy to forget about what happened right in the middle.
There have been plenty of problems since Georgia Southern's semifinal appearance in the Southern Conference soccer tournament in 2008, ranging from youth and inexperience all the way to swine flu.
Chad Callihan's Georgia Southern volleyball has plenty of momentum heading into the 2011 season.
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.
NEW ORLEANS - The one word that was thrown around all day was "unknown."
As the Sun Belt Conference Football Media Day gets underway today in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans - a long, long way from the Southern Conference event in the Spartanburg, S.C., Marriott - there will be many, many more questions than answers for the Georgia Southern Eagles.
NEW ORLEANS - After tying for the regular season championship last year, UL Lafayette and Arkansas State have been picked to finish first and second in the 2014 Sun Belt Football Preseason Coaches' Poll.
Eric Alonzo (P, GSU)
Georgia Southern announced the hiring of Kelly Carter as the Eagles' new cross country and track and field head coach on Thursday.
Georgia Southern Director of Athletics Tom Kleinlein announced Wednesday that six new members will be inducted into the Georgia Southern Athletics Hall of Fame Oct. 11.
A pancake breakfast benefitting "AJ's Medical Fund" will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., on Sunday at Chops on Main.
Georgia Southern basketball player Eric Ferguson has been suspended from the team indefinitely following a June 26 arrest.
Did you notice anything different in the air when you woke up Tuesday morning? Was there a sense of newness, wonder and anticipation that wasn't present on Monday?
It's been long anticipated, but as of today, Georgia Southern is officially an all-sports member of the Sun Belt Conference.
Eric Alonzo (P, GSU)
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