Derek Heyden has a unique perspective on just how far the Georgia Southern Eagles have come since his freshman year in 2008.
The Georgia Southern Eagles were selected third in the FCS Coaches Preseason Poll and received three first-place votes, the most of any team other than first-place Eastern Washington. The Eagles, who finished with a 10-5 record, return a number of key members of their national semifinalist team.
Monday at Beautiful Eagle Creek, 71 hopefuls tried out to become walk-ons to the Georgia Southern football Eagles.
Georgia Southern fans got their chance to interact with their favorite Eagles up close and personal Saturday afternoon as the fifth annual Meet the Eagles was held at Paulson Stadium.
The Georgia Southern defense had its way through most of the week's practices, but when the Eagles scrimmaged Saturday at Paulson Stadium, the offense came alive.
One of the first things Jeff Monken did when he came in as the head coach at Georgia Southern in December of 2009 was look back on his years as a GSU assistant.
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.
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)
Freshman quarterback Monteo Garrett enrolled in classes at Georgia Southern on Monday and will join the Eagles on scholarship as a part of the 2014 recruiting class, an official in the athletics department confirmed Tuesday.
Georgia Southern football player Kentrellis Marquis Showers, and a woman, Jomeshia Jquana Slaughter, were arrested at their Cambridge Pines apartment early Saturday morning after Statesboro police responded to a call about a verbal altercation that turned physical, according to an incident report.
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