Road trips to Jacksonville, Fla. have been a nightmare for the Georgia Southern Eagles this season.
BECKLEY, W.Va. – Georgia Southern (19-13) and Marshall (11-18) got underway and the Eagles got off to a quick 1-0 lead on Friday night, but 39 hours would pass before the two teams played again. Game one resumed on Sunday with Georgia Southern taking the 9-2 game one win. The Eagles were unable to pull off the doubleheader sweep after the Thundering Herd held off a ninth-inning Georgia Southern rally to win game two 5-3. Game three of the series was canceled.
On Saturday, the Georgia Southern Eagles had their final scrimmage before next Friday's Blue and White game, and while the quarterbacks wore red jerseys and avoided contact (mostly) and most of the offensive plays were run from the shotgun, there were certainly some folks that stood out on offense.
The numbers thin today when Georgia Southern has its second spring scrimmage at Paulson Stadium.
BECKLEY, W.Va. - Rain and lightning in the area delayed the first game of the series between Georgia Southern (18-12) and Marshall (10-17) until today.
Georgia Southern resumes Southern Conference softball play on the road this weekend against Elon.
The Eagles needed some good news after the last mid-week game.
Carson Hill was arguably the most - if not only - consistency about the Georgia Southern Eagles between 2006 and 2010.
Garren Palmer broke up a no hitter in the fifth with a single and hit his first-career homer in the seventh, and that was about it for Georgia Southern.
After two seasons at Western Kentucky, Korentheus Bailey decided he wanted to be closer to home.
It will be a couple of weeks before Georgia Southern plays another Southern Conference series, but there's not time to rest.
If you followed Georgia Southern at all last week, chances are you saw something crazy.
Victor Roache (Ypsilanti, Mich.) came up big again hitting two more home runs to spark Georgia Southern (18-11, 9-3) to a come-from-behind 11-9 win and a series sweep of The Citadel (10-18, 5-10) on Sunday, April 3rd. Roache launched his sixth home run of the week just a day after sending three over the wall and moved into second place in the NCAA rankings with 12, closely trailing behind Jake Lowery of James Madison.
Jerick McKinnon had a busy morning on Saturday.
Victor Roache made himself at home in the cleanup spot.
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.
Every coach at the Sun Belt Football Media Day last week in New Orleans said pretty much the same thing about winning in the conference - you need a good quarterback and a good defense.
It was all business when the Georgia Southern Eagles took to the Beautiful Eagle Creek practice fields on Thursday morning for the first day of fall camp.
The NCAA has made things a lot easier for a first-year head football coach to install his system.
Scott Farmer has a unique perspective on Georgia Southern's transition from the Football Championship Subdivision to the Football Bowl Subdivision Sun Belt Conference.
Eric Alonzo (P, GSU)
When Georgia Southern's Edwin Jackson and Garrett Frye were asked what if felt like to be named second-team, All-Sun Belt before the 2014 season, they looked at each other for a quick moment.
On Tuesday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans at the Sun Belt Football Media Day, SBC commissioner Karl Benson expressed his support for a recent proposal that would change the NCAA Division-I landscape.
NEW ORLEANS -- Georgia Southern and Appalachian State have long been known for having two of the best gameday atmospheres in the Football Championship Subdivision.
NEW ORLEANS - The Sun Belt Conference's 11 institutions are prepared to pay more to remain part of major college football, commissioner Karl Benson said Tuesday.
NEW ORLEANS - The one word that was thrown around all day was "unknown."
As the Sun Belt Conference Football Media Day gets underway today in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans - a long, long way from the Southern Conference event in the Spartanburg, S.C., Marriott - there will be many, many more questions than answers for the Georgia Southern Eagles.