It only took 17 games.
Tusculum quarterback Bo Cordell threw for 321 yards and two touchdowns.
As the 2011 season gets underway, many Georgia Southern fans are optimistic that this is the year that the Eagles can finally reclaim their position at the top of the Football Championship Subdivision.
True freshman fullback Dominique Swope has a role that could get lonely in a close game.
Tusculum coach Frankie DeBusk knows all about the Southern Conference.
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.
The consensus seemed almost unanimous last month at the Sun Belt Football Media Day in New Orleans - whoever has a quarterback and plays defense will win the Sun Belt.
Georgia Southern men's soccer opened preseason training camp Monday with a pair of practices at the Fair Road Training Complex.
Note: "Jerick's journey into the NFL" will run each Sunday during the preseason in the Statesboro Herald. This series is brought to you by Queensborough National Bank and Trust Company.
It's fair to say that after Georgia Southern's first fall scrimmage, there's competition for the quarterback spot.
During Jeff Monken's four years as Georgia Southern's head coach, the Eagles didn't shy away from contact in practice.
Once toe meets leather and the Georgia Southern Eagles play N.C. State on Aug. 30, one of the more interesting storylines to follow will be who trots out there to play defensive line.
Any time a new coach inherits a wide receiver coming off a 1,000-yard season, it's a good reason to be excited. When the entire team barely cracked 1,000 receiving yards, one might think it would be a cause for concern.
Edwin Jackson, Georgia Southern's leading tackler in 2013, was named preseason second-team, All-Sun Belt and its a good thing, because he's really the only linebacker in the mix that played a lot of football last year.
If the Georgia Southern Eagles wanted to, they could start a senior at each position on the offensive line.