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GSU Eagles back on the gridiron
eagles onto field
The Georgia Southern Eagles come charging out of the locker room tunnel to make their 2021 debut against Garner-Webb at Paulson Stadium on Sept. 3.

With fans filling the stands at Paulson Stadium, Georgia Southern University's Eagles hit the gridiron against Gardner-Webb last Saturday night, putting a winning tally on the scoreboard in the season opener.

The Eagles took a 30-25 win over Gardner-Webb after leading 20-6 at the half. GW answered back and cut the lead to 23-18, but the Eagles held on for the win.

The Eagles have won 28 straight home games against nonconference opponents dating back to a Nov. 18, 2006 overtime loss to Central Arkansas that ended the season. Georgia Southern boasts a 125-16 all-time record at Paulson Stadium in non-conference contests.

GSU is on the road today at FAU. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m.

GSU Fans dancing
Georgia Southern fans dance during a time out.
home opener tribute boots
GSU's U.S. Army ROTC Eagle Battalion erected memorials to the soldiers who lost their lives in terrorist attacks during the recent withdrawal from Afghanistan for the Eagles' home opener.
unwelcome at GSU
The Georgia Southern student section upholds the tradition of making the visiting team feel unwelcome.
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