Getting there was easy. Staying there is always the hard part.
If there's one thing the Georgia Southern Eagles could have used more of in 2010, it was depth.
When Adrian Mora broke the Georgia Southern record for consecutive extra points made 40 touchdowns ago, not much more than passing notice was made of the feat.
The Georgia Southern Volleyball team (3-8) returns home after seven-straight games away from Hanner Fieldhouse and will host the Bash in the Boro presented by SpringHill Suites Thursday through Saturday in Old Hanner Gym. The five-team tournament starts on Thursday at 5 p.m. with S.C. State vs Georgia State.
Georgia Southern may have topped the Football Championship Subdivision polls with a No. 1 ranking after its 62-21 win over Tusculum Saturday, but the polls aren't even on the Eagles' radar.
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.
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.
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