Heading into the season, Elon had everything going for it. The Phoenix were coming off a 9-3 season and a playoff appearance, and entered 2010 with senior quarterback Scott Riddle named as the Southern Conference preseason offensive player of the year. Seven games into the season, Elon sits at 2-5 overall, and 1-3 in conference play. "I've really reflected here not just this week but the last couple of weeks," said ...
The Georgia Southern men's basketball team will play an exhibition game on Friday, November 5th at Hanner Fieldhouse.
I spent most of the drive up to Charleston over the weekend thinking about how The Citadel just installed almost the exact-same offense as Georgia Southern and has a couple of true freshmen quarterbacks at the helm, and about how interesting it would be to get a hint of what the first-year offense would look like if Jaybo Shaw never transferred to GSU.
Jerick McKinnon played an entire game for the first time as a Georgia Southern Eagle Saturday in the 20-0 win over The Citadel, and although starter Jaybo Shaw could have come back in if he had to, the coaching staff let the true freshman ride from the third offensive play until the final whistle.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - For the first time since 1973, The Citadel didn't allow its opponent to complete a pass. Plus, Georgia Southern lost its starting quarterback to a hip injury on the second play of the game.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Georgia Southern coach Jeff Monken was expressing his concern at practice this week about the youth the Eagles had in their secondary, noting that at one point last week against Chattanooga there were four true freshmen on the field. Pass defense should not be a major concern this week as the Eagles prepare for a 1 p.m. Southern Conference game Saturday at The Citadel. The Bulldogs (2-5, ...
Both teams switched to the triple option during the offseason, but the reason was entirely different in each case.
Georgia Southern Athletics has announced the cancellation of the September 17, 2011 North Dakota State football game originally scheduled to be played in Fargo, N.D. The contest was added to the Eagles' schedule to fill an opening created when East Tennessee State dropped its football program. Presbyterian College will replace North Dakota State in a game to be played at Paulson Stadium on October 22nd, giving the Eagles six home games for the 2011 campaign.
No one is ready to hang the moniker of "Big Play J.J." on J.J. Wilcox quite yet, but the Georgia Southern slotback is beginning to emerge as one of the Eagles' key playmakers.
The No. 25 Furman Paladins have been a mystery on the defensive side of the ball - on the surface anyway.
Season tickets are now on sale for the 2010-11 Georgia Southern men's and women's basketball seasons.
It's that time of year again. Based on the previous five seasons, the battle cry of the Georgia Southern Eagles has appeared to have been, 'The playoffs start now,' come mid-October each year. After Saturday's eight-point loss up in the mountains of Chattanooga, Tenn., it's same song, different chorus. The Eagles (3-3, 1-2 Southern Conference) once again have to "circle the wagons," as sophomore defensive tackle Brent Russell so eloquently put ...
The win/loss column may not be where the Georgia Southern Eagles wanted it to be at this point before the season started, but with so many question marks entering the year on the offensive side of the ball, first-year coach Jeff Monken has a better feel for his team's capabilities six games in.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - It was all well and good at halftime, as Georgia Southern led Chattanooga 20-14, but early in the third quarter when the Mocs had the ball on 4th-and-21 from the 23-yard line, they had the No. 21 Eagles right where they wanted them. Although UTC kicker Jeff Veeres missed the field goal, Georgia Southern defensive tackle Roderick Tinsley hit the holder, resulting in a personal foul, an automatic ...
In Jeff Monken's first stint at Georgia Southern, the Eagles were pretty much guaranteed of finishing no worse than third in the Southern Conference.
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 ...