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.
Depending on who you ask, Georgia Southern is ranked No. 1 or No. 2 in the nation. The Football Championship Subdivision coaches have the Eagles (7-1, 6-1 Southern Conference) at the top, and the media, in the Sports Network Top 25 poll, has GSU at No. 2, behind defending national champion North Dakota State. The Eagles face No. 15 Appalachian State (6-3, 4-2) Saturday at 2 p.m., so it stands to reason that one of ...
ATHENS - Aaron Murray manages to stay upbeat, even during the tough times. If the Georgia quarterback is feeling any pain, he hides it well. "Fake it until you make it, I guess," Murray quipped this week, managing to roust one of those familiar smiles. While in the midst of what is shaping up to be his best season statistically, the fourth-year junior has endured plenty of setbacks - all of them, it seems, piling ...
ATHENS - There's some bad blood on Georgia's defense - and not just because the Bulldogs have been a disappointment on that side of the line.
Going into last Saturday's 38-17 win over Furman, Georgia Southern senior defensive tackle Brent Russell needed a half sack to match the all-time school record for sacks in a career.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Getting to Atlanta for the Southeastern Conference championship game is the goal for every team in the Southeastern Conference.
SEC releases complete 2013 football schedule BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference's 2013 football schedule doesn't feature as many changes as previously anticipated. The SEC released a 2013 slate Thursday that it referred to as a "bridge" schedule not based on any previous or future scheduling formats. One quirk in the 2013 schedule is that three annual games will be played at the same venue as in 2012: Ole Miss at Alabama, Texas A&M at ...
Southern Soccer Academy of Coastal Georgia, a nonprofit organization formerly known as the Coastal Georgia Soccer Association, announced its recent merger with the Southern Soccer Academy to form the new Southern branch of the statewide youth soccer organization.
They're not big on nicknames at Georgia Southern. About the flashiest it gets is "AP" for Adrian Peterson.
It was low-scoring, hard-hitting, maybe a little bit boring. One team didn't attempt a single pass and the clock practically never stopped running.
ATLANTA - Braves catcher Brian McCann is having surgery to repair an injury to his right shoulder that hampered his hitting this season.
ATLANTA - Mike Smith gets noticeably uncomfortable when the spotlight is on him. Well, he better get used to it. The Atlanta Falcons coach is starting to keep some heady company. He's got one of the best winning percentages in NFL history at this point in his career, right up there with a bunch of Hall of Famers. If the unbeaten Falcons defeat the Oakland Raiders today, he would tie Dan Reeves as the winningest ...
The defensive-minded Southeastern Conference is generating headlines more for shootouts than shutouts.
DECATUR, Ill. -Georgia Southern head football coach Jeff Monken is among six people in 2013 induction class for the Millikin University Athletic Hall of Fame.
Georgia Southern opens its final season of Southern Conference play at 7 p.m. Saturday when it faces Wofford at Spartanburg, S.C., in a battle of ranked teams.
STATESBORO - Brittany Northcutt led Georgia with 11 kills as the Bulldogs held Georgia Southern to an .078 hitting percentage to earn a 3-0 volleyball victory over the Eagles on Tuesday night in Hanner Fieldhouse.
Georgia Southern remained at No. 10 in the Sports Network football poll this week after Saturday's 59-17 win over St. Francis in Statesboro, according to gseagles.com.
Georgia Southern will seek its second straight win to open the season when it hosts St. Francis (Pa.) at
As the 2013 season approaches, it's starting to sink in for the Eagle Nation that there will be 11 games for the Georgia Southern Eagles, no more, no less.
Three years in the weight room can do you a lot of good. Just ask Garrett Frye.
Georgia Southern's scrimmage on Saturday at Paulson Stadium wasn't about scoring, it was about filling out the depth chart on the final day of fall camp.
It wouldn't be too much of a stretch to refer to Georgia Southern as "Defensive Back U."
There were some new faces getting in on the action Saturday morning when the Georgia Southern Eagles held a scrimmage at Paulson Stadium.
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