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.
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.
FLORENCE, S.C. – An 88th minute goal from junior transfer Jessica Scales pushed Georgia Southern (1-0-0) past Francis Marion (0-1-0) in the 2014 women's soccer season opener for both schools. Next up for the Eagles is a Sunday matinee at UNC Wilmington.
On November 23 when Georgia Southern beat Florida, people weren't just talking about the fact that the Gators lost. The story was about how they lost -the Eagles didn't complete a pass.
As Brian VanGorder learned in 2006 during his year as Georgia Southern's head coach - Eagle Nation doesn't like its traditions messed with.
With 10 days remaining until Georgia Southern kicks off its first season in the Football Bowl Subdivision, the team feels ready - as ready as it can be.
On August 30, N.C. State, Georgia Southern's opening game opponent, will likely start 6-foot-4, 235-pound quarterback Jacoby Brissett, who transferred to the Wolfpack from Florida after the 2012 season and sat out last year.
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