Back at home following his first NFL rookie mini-camp this past weekend, Jayson Foster was happy with the way he performed and anxiously anticipating his next trip to Miami.
The former Georgia Southern star and Walter Payton Award winner signed with the Dolphins as a free agent last month and hopes to make the team as a receiver and/or special teams player.
MT. PLEASANT, S.C. - No. 2 seed Georgia Southern received home runs from sophomore Jenny Side (Loganville, Ga.) and Amanda Hall (Haddock, Ga.) to defeat No. 7 seed Appalachian State 4-2 in the first round of the Southern Conference Softball Tournament Wednesday afternoon at Patriots Point.
The quest for the 2008 Southern Conference Tournament championship starts today when the Eagles take on Appalachian State in the first round.
ATLANTA - Georgia Southern lost scholarships in football and men's golf on Tuesday and Georgia State's men's basketball team was warned that it could face sanctions next year.
Ten Mercer pitchers combined to defeat Georgia Southern 6-4 on Monday afternoon at J.I. Clements Stadium. Jeremiah Parker (Carrollton/Carrollton) homered and David Richardson (Dahlonega/Lumpkin County) extended his hitting streak to 14 games, but the Eagles fell to 28-20 overall. GSU had won five of the last six against the Bears.
When Richard Jones' three-run shot sailed out of the park to knot the game at 5-5 in the top of the ninth, no one in the Eagle dugout seemed too worried.
Game two of the Georgia Southern/Citadel series has been moved to 5 p.m. today because of the threat of rain.
Heading into this weekend, the notion of The Citadel out-slugging Georgia Southern seemed improbable.
The Citadel Bulldogs came to Statesboro with the Southern Conference's best pitching staff, but even they couldn't slow down Georgia Southern's blistering offense.
Looking back, Ty Wright can't help but marvel at how far he's come.
It's official: No Georgia Southern team has ever hit more home runs than the 2008 Eagles.
Jayson Foster got the opportunity he's been hoping for – a shot at playing in the NFL.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - A day of offensive highlights keyed Georgia Southern's sweep of Wofford Sunday afternoon, winning 12-6 and 19-12 at Russell King Field. Following the Southern Conference sweep, the Eagles improved to 25-18 overall and 10-8 in the league.
Jayson Foster isn't sure if his name will be called during this weekend's NFL draft, but he's keeping his fingers crossed.
Regardless of where he hits it or how hard, the ball keeps dropping for Georgia Southern slugger Chris Shehan.
There's only 10 FBS conferences, and Georgia Southern is the champion of one of them. Only the Eagles, Florida State and Ohio State went through their conference schedules unbeaten, and that's saying something.
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