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A final scrimmage
Georgia Southern slotback Johnathan Bryant (23) is congratulated by quarterback Jerick McKinnon after Bryant's 29-yard touchdown run during Friday's scrimmage at Paulson Stadium.
From the pre-game warmups, to charging out of the locker room, to four full quarters of football, the Georgia Southern Eagles played out a three-hour scrimmage that was more like a dress rehearsal for next Saturday’s 2013 season opener against Savannah State. The Eagles faced off against the scout team in goal-line situations, special teams plays, fumbles —some planned and others not — and onside kicks to try and handle any game-time situation they might encounter on Saturday. “I wanted to get into every situation we could possibly get into in a game, and we did.