Looking at Georgia Southern’s Roster: The Front 7

One of my favorite parts of the summer is when the season preview magazines start coming out. Athlon, Lindy’s, Street & Smith, Phil Steele; when I was younger, I would buy as many as I can and read them cover-to-cover. I was a weird kid that liked to create hypothetical depth charts of my favorite … Continue reading Looking at Georgia Southern’s Roster: The Front 7

Looking at Georgia Southern’s Roster: The Offensive Line

Looking at Georgia Southern's Roster: The Backfield Looking at Georgia Southern's Roster: The Receivers Rule #32 Enjoy the Little Things. Zombieland, 2009 We are currently inside 60 days till the start of the 2020 college football season. While the world seems like it is burning all around us, little things have kept me going during … Continue reading Looking at Georgia Southern’s Roster: The Offensive Line

Looking at Georgia Southern’s Roster: The Receivers

Looking at Georgia Southern's Roster: The Backfield The most important question of the offseason for the Georgia Southern Eagles is how to improve the offense. In 2019, the Eagle offense was not very good. Georgia Southern ranked 70th nationally in points per game, 118th in yards per game, 109th in yards per play, and a … Continue reading Looking at Georgia Southern’s Roster: The Receivers

Looking at Georgia Southern’s Roster: The Backfield

For better or for worse, America is slowly creeping back open. My home state of Georgia made national headlines last month by becoming the first state to attempt a large-scale reopening. Other states around the rest of the country are following suit. 13 out of the 14 SEC schools have announced plans to reopen their … Continue reading Looking at Georgia Southern’s Roster: The Backfield

Georgia Southern’s Busy Quarantine

While the whole world remains in a virtual holding pattern due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Georgia Southern news cycle keeps churning. New Athletic Director Jared Benko has been on the job for a little over two weeks and has already made his first coaching hire. On March 29th, Texas Tech assistant coach Brian Burg … Continue reading Georgia Southern’s Busy Quarantine

Mark Byington Leaves Georgia Southern for James Madison

11 days before Jared Benko officially starts his tenure as Georgia Southern Athletic Director he has his first major task: hiring a new men's basketball coach. Surprising news came down Friday night that Mark Byington resigned his position and taken the head job at James Madison. https://twitter.com/EvanDaniels/status/1241139711411970048?s=20 At first glance the move is a bit … Continue reading Mark Byington Leaves Georgia Southern for James Madison

A New Era of Georgia Southern Athletics

The Coronavirus nationwide quarantine could not have come at a more inopportune time for Georgia Southern athletics. Before the shut down began, the University named Jared Benko its new athletic director. The hire got nearly unanimous approval from Eagle Nation. Benko checks every box I (and many others) was looking for in a new AD. He's … Continue reading A New Era of Georgia Southern Athletics

Georgia Southern Slays Ranked App State Team for Second Straight Year

It's been a strange season. It all started with "Bird Poop Gate." When the starting QB gets arrested the first week of fall camp for having bird poop on the hood of his car, you know you're in for some weirdness. But then there was the Wesley Kennedy III suspension, the Shai Werts injury, the … Continue reading Georgia Southern Slays Ranked App State Team for Second Straight Year

First Quarter of the Season is in the Books, What Do We Know About Georgia Southern?

Saturday's 35-32 loss to Minnesota was particularly difficult for Eagle fans to swallow. Georgia Southern's history vs. Power 5 schools has been a bitter one to say the least. It's been close call after close call ever since the rebirth of the program in 1982. There was the 1988 showdown with No. 6 Florida State … Continue reading First Quarter of the Season is in the Books, What Do We Know About Georgia Southern?

Position Group Preview: Secondary and Special Teams

For the fifth and final part of my preseason position group preview, we're going to take a look at the Secondary and Special Teams. These position groups are in some ways, the highest-profile on the Eagles roster in 2019. Kindle Vildor, Monquavion Brinson, and Tyler Bass are among the best in the country at what … Continue reading Position Group Preview: Secondary and Special Teams