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.
This isn't the same Chattanooga team Georgia Southern once defeated nine times in a row.
You can forgive Carson Hill and Darreion Robinson if they show more than a casual interest in NFL happenings on Sunday afternoons.
Despite remaining in the Top 25 since opening week, things haven't gotten off to the start Elon was hoping for.
For the past month, the Southern Conference has been watching the league's frontrunners, Samford, Wofford and Chattanooga, to see which one will reach out and take the 2013 SoCon championship. None of them did. On Saturday, while Wofford was losing to Appalachian State and Chattanooga was losing in overtime to Samford, Furman (6-5, 5-2 SoCon), which was 2-4 and 0-2 at one point this season, put itself into position to claim the ...