A former Effingham County High School basketball star has been arrested for assault and has been suspended from the University of Missouri's team.
It may have looked bad, but the Georgia Southern Eagles pumped the brakes in the second quarter of their 83-9 win over Savannah State on Saturday at Paulson Stadium.
The question, of course, is: Who scored the Georgia Southern Eagles' first touchdown in FBS play?
Members of the inaugural 1982 Georgia Southern football team and Eagles representing all six national championship teams will be recognized and will take part in a special ceremony prior to the home opener Saturday.
Georgia Southern Eagles fans are welcome to view Georgia Southern's six national championship trophies in their new home following the football operations center ribbon cutting Saturday at 9 a.m. Self-guided tours through the new facility begin at 9:30 a.m. and conclude 15 minutes prior to the start of the "Meet the Eagles" autograph signing event at 11 a.m. on the Paulson Stadium north concourse.
STATESBORO-It's fair to say that after Georgia Southern's first fall scrimmage, there's competition for the quarterback spot. Kevin Ellison showed his command of the offense, but Favian Upshaw put his speed and agility on display on Saturday morning at Paulson Stadium.
Any time a new coach inherits a wide receiver coming off a 1,000-yard season, it's a good reason to be excited. When the entire team barely cracked 1,000 receiving yards, one might think it would be a cause for concern.
Join Georgia Southern University student-athletes at the Statesboro Mall on Saturday and have a chance to win Georgia Southern football tickets.
If the Georgia Southern Eagles wanted to, they could start a senior at each position on the offensive line.
A new starting quarterback and a new defensive coordinator don't have University of Georgia head football coach Mark Richt fretful in the least bit.
There are plenty of reasons Paul Johnson is eager to start the 2014 football season. And putting behind what has been a busier-than-usual offseason may not have a lot to do with it.
Scott Farmer has a unique perspective on Georgia Southern's transition from the Football Championship Subdivision to the Football Bowl Subdivision Sun Belt Conference.
NEW ORLEANS - The one word that was thrown around all day was "unknown."
NEW ORLEANS-Georgia Southern University eniors Garrett Frye and Edwin Jackson were named Monday to the Sun Belt preseason football all-conference second team on offense and defense, respectively.
After tying for the regular season championship last year, UL Lafayette and Arkansas State have been picked to finish first and second in the 2014 Sun Belt football preseason coaches' poll.