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Notebook: GSU defense gets back to the basics
In Samford’s 44-34 win on Saturday over Georgia Southern, five of its 71 plays — passes of 74, 83, 69 and 58 yards, and a 50-yard run — accounted for 334 yards. While blown coverages by the Eagles didn’t help, GSU missed 19 tackles on defense and two on special teams — way too many for coach Jeff Monken’s liking. “That’s 21 on the game,” he said.