If all triple-option offenses were created equal, Georgia Southern wouldn't have much to worry about.
Brent Russell is the glamour boy of the Georgia Southern defense. Russell is a finalist for the Buck Buchanan Award which goes to the top defensive player in FCS football. He's an All-Southern Conference selection, and will most likely be named to several All America teams when they're announced in the coming days. Needless, to say Russell is a fan favorite. Everyone's eyes will be on No. 66 when Georgia Southern ...
When spring camp was just getting started all the way back in March, it drew a lot of attention from former Georgia Southern players, who came by Beautiful Eagle Creek to watch the triple-option offense being installed.
When you have the leading punter and one of the leading place kickers in the conference, there are a lot of different things that have to mesh.
Ever since Wofford's historic 14-7 win over Georgia Southern at Paulson Stadium in 2002, the teams have been evenly matched.
A different interpretation of NCAA rules by the Georgia Southern athletic department cost the Eagles a chance at a home game Saturday in the quarterfinals of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.
Just 52 yards on five completions - and one of them was from the punter to the long snapper on a fake field goal.
WILLAIMSBURG, Va. - It was the breakout game everybody's been waiting for.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Outside hitters Visnja Djurdjevic, Stephanie Neville and Jekaterina Stepanova combined for
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - William & Mary was happy to get the first round bye it received for the FCS playoffs.
Georgia Southern and William and Mary don't have a whole lot of history.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Georgia Southern Women's Basketball team cut a double-digit deficit to only seven points late in the ball game, but Wofford hit free throws down the stretch to take a 78-66 win at Ben Johnson Arena tonight.
No quarterback on the Georgia Southern football team gets more ear time with offensive coordinator Brent Davis and quarterbacks coach Mitch Ware than Russell DeMasi.
Life on the road hasn't been easy on Georgia Southern. The Eagles won only once away from Hanner Fieldhouse in the 2009-10 season, an 83-77 win at Samford on February 22, and are 0-5 on the road this season. To make matters worse, GSU (2-5) saw Cameron Baskerville and Rory Spencer sidelined with injury during last week's losses to Chicago State and Mississippi Valley State in the South Padre Island ...
Georgia Southern is heading into Saturday's second round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs a little bit differently than the rest of the Southern Conference's playoff teams.
Georgia Southern Men's Basketball rolled to a 104-50 win over Toccoa Falls on Saturday night in the final game before opening domestic play in the 2013 Cancun Challenge on Thursday night at West Virginia. Tre Bussey led the way for the Eagles with a career-high 29 points. "We did a great job of sharing the ball again tonight," said Head Coach Mark Byington. "Defensively we did a great ...
ELON, N.C. - For the last time in program history, the Georgia Southern Eagles played a game on grass painted with a Southern Conference logo. They left with their highest-scoring SoCon affair of the season. The Eagles knocked off the Elon Phoenix, 38-20, on Saturday in Rhodes Stadium, in the program's last game in the league. "It's been a great run for Georgia Southern in this league," GSU coach Jeff Monken ...
The scenario facing Georgia Southern as it takes on Elon in its final Southern Conference game ever would have been hard to imagine in August.
The Georgia Southern Eagles have won 115 games in the Southern Conference since joining the league in 1993, and lost 49.
Georgia Southern men's soccer will face Elon for the second-consecutive year in the SoCon Tournament Semifinals today. The Eagles took a 1-0 win over UNCG in the opening round last weekend behind a 65th minute penalty kick goal from Witt Carlisle.
Coming out of high school, Kyle Oehlbeck knew what he wanted in a college football program.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Seventh-ranked Kentucky put six players in double figures in the scoring column, led by Bernisha Pinkett's 19 points, and used its full-court pressing defense to force 35 Georgia Southern turnovers as the Wildcats downed the Eagles 103-38 in their home opener Wednesday afternoon in Memorial Coliseum.
By MATT YOGUS
Alexis Sams was thrown to the wolves as a freshman during the 2012-13 season for the Georgia Southern women's basketball program. Though the Eagles lost their season opener on the road at Auburn on Saturday, 69-59, it was apparent how far the sophomore point guard has come. "She has been tremendous in the preseason for us and she was really, really solid against Auburn," second-year GSU coach Chris Vozab said. "She did ...
MIAMI - Manu Lecomte's two free throws with 9 seconds remaining gave Miami an 81-80 overtime victory over Georgia Southern Monday night. Jelani Hewitt had an opportunity at a game-winning basket for the Eagles but his 30-foot shot with 2 seconds left bounced off the rim. Donnavan Kirk scored 18 points and had 10 rebounds to lead Miami. Rion Brown scored 15 points and Lecomte finished with 12 points as the Hurricanes ...
The Georgia Southern Eagles will have to do something they haven't done all year if they want to finish their season with a winning record. Win on the road. The Eagles (5-4, 3-4 Southern Conference) close the book on the program's Football Championship Subdivision era with road games against Elon and Florida. The Eagles face Elon (2-8, 1-5) on the road Saturday at 3 p.m. It will also be the ...
An emotional Jerick McKinnon came back in the game to take a knee on the final play, signifying the end of an era at Georgia Southern. The Eagles beat Western Carolina on Saturday, 35-19, in the final Southern Conference game in Paulson Stadium. McKinnon scored a pair of touchdowns, threw for another and rushed for 64 yards, sharing snaps with freshman quarterback Kevin Ellison in the second half. It is only ...
The Mark Byington era started with a bang.
All of a sudden everything seems different for the Western Carolina football team.
During Chris Vozab's first season as Georgia Southern's head coach, the Eagles lived by the jump shot and lost by the jump shot.