Six weeks ago, despite a stretch where they won six-straight games and earned a No. 1 ranking, there was a lingering question as to whether the Georgia Southern Eagles were actually good enough to win the national championship.
FARGO, N.D. - Georgia Southern officials are hoping to return home with more than a victory after Friday's football game at North Dakota State.
Zero. That's the number of touchdowns North Dakota State's defense has allowed so far in the 2012 Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. As a matter of fact, the Bison haven't allowed an offensive touchdown in a playoff game since the second quarter on Dec. 17, 2011, when Georgia Southern's Dominique Swope scored on a 23-yard run in a 35-7 semifinal decision against NDSU. And yes, that includes the 2011 national title game, when NDSU beat Sam ...
BOSTON - Liberty Mutual Insurance named Georgia Southern head football coach Jeff Monken one of five FCS finalists for the 2012 Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award.
It'll be a good one if you like passing. Rushing too. At noon Saturday in Norfolk, Va., the nation's leading passing offense will face off with the nation's leading rushing attack when Old Dominion and Georgia Southern meet in the quarterfinals of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. Old Dominion (11-1) averages 46 points and 392 passing yards per game, while the Eagles (9-3) rush for 393 and score 35 points per game. "It is what ...
Legendary coach Erk Russell now stands watch forever outside Paulson Stadium in Statesboro after officials unveiled his statue on Saturday before Georgia Southern's first-round playoff game.
ATLANTA - The Braves traded Tommy Hanson to the Los Angeles Angels for former closer Jordan Walden on Friday, clearing a spot in the Atlanta rotation for Julio Teheran, Randal Delgado or another young starter.
Start the playoffs now. Well, just about. More than a month from the end of the NFL season, and nearly every division race is decided. Atlanta and Denver have four-game leads and can earn titles with victories Sunday, although the Falcons also need Tampa Bay to lose - coincidentally, to the Broncos, who don't need any help if they win to walk off with the AFC West. The Falcons (10-1) get an early start by ...
ATLANTA - With Georgia one win away from playing for a national championship, quarterback Aaron Murray has suddenly imposed a media blackout.
ATHENS - Christian Robinson is a competitor. Naturally, the Georgia linebacker would like to see how the Bulldogs stack up against the best teams from around the nation.
STATESBORO - The Georgia Board of Regents has approved two new student fees for Georgia Southern University students; a $25 per semester fee to expand Paulson Stadium and a fee to help fund a potential move to the Football Bowl Subdivision.
ATHENS - Georgia cornerback Sanders Commings said that the No. 5 Bulldogs have done a good job of bringing respectability back to their defense.
STATESBORO - Tom Kleinlein, deputy athletic director at Kent State University, was introduced Monday as Georgia Southern University's new athletic director, concluding a national search.
Brent Russell, a defensive tackle for Georgia Southern, was arrested early Sunday morning after police said he refused to obey officers' orders to stop yelling profanities and leave the scene of a reported fight.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons could be closer to full strength on defense the next time they take the field.
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.
Georgia Southern had plenty to talk about during the 2012-13 season.
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