STATESBORO - It wouldn't be August in Statesboro if it wasn't hot, muggy and gnatty, three signals of the start of Georgia Southern football practice on the banks of "Beautiful Eagle Creek."
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Georgia Southern Eagles can't win the Southern Conference championship or the automatic bid to the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs in 2013, but that didn't stop the league's coaches and media from picking GSU to finish first, anyway.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Five Georgia Southern Eagles were named to Southern Conference preseason honors lists Wednesday, as the league's coaches selected first and second teams in conjunction with the league's media day.
PHILADELPHIA - Georgia Southern quarterback Jerick McKinnon was selected as one of the 20 initial members of The Sports Network Walter Payton Award watch list.
STATESBORO - Kassi Lee, a team captain and four-year letterwinner for the Georgia Southern cross-country and track program, has been named the school's director of football operations, as announced by coach Jeff Monken.
U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., recently played third base for the Republican team in the Congressional Baseball Game for Charity at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. The Congressman sported a University of Georgia jersey, presented to him by the UGA Athletic Association during the Georgia State Republican Convention last month in Athens. Kingston is a UGA alum.
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Sporting News released its list of the top 10 shooting guards in college basketball Wednesday with former Liberty County High School phenom Jordan McRae being listed as six.
STATESBORO - The trip to Statesboro on I-16 is a familiar one for Chad Lunsford. Georgia Southern's new wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator has made the journey before.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern football broke ground on the future Wednesday.
STATESBORO - Robert Brown, a major factor in the success of the triple option at Georgia Southern in 2010, has been medically disqualified from further participating in football practice or competition, the school announced.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Javon Mention, a three-year letterwinner at Georgia Southern, has earned a spot on the defensive-linemen watch list for the College Football Performance Awards.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 11 a.m. today in the east end zone of Paulson Stadium to begin two major expansion projects.