The Year of the King: What JD King’s Presence Means for the Georgia Southern Offense

JD King With JD King's eligibility, Georgia Southern has added a dominant weapon to the running game. Based on the opinion of the preseason backfield rankings by many journalists, JD is definitely a sleeper to many Sunbelt fans. Very few fans outside of Georgia Southern know how big of a threat he can be to … Continue reading The Year of the King: What JD King’s Presence Means for the Georgia Southern Offense

Charges Against Shai Werts Dropped; Will Play vs. LSU

What an insane week. Unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably heard about it. If you have here's a summary: Last week at this time, Eagle Nation had just learned that its starting QB Shai Werts had been arrested for speeding and misdemeanor possession of bird poop on his windshield. The arresting officers … Continue reading Charges Against Shai Werts Dropped; Will Play vs. LSU

Position Group Preview: Offensive Line

Check out parts one and two of my position group preview go here: Backfield Wide Receivers/Tight Ends/Slot Backs One of the biggest keys to last year's "10-losses to 10-wins" turnaround was the improved play of the offensive line. Not enough can be said of the work that OL Coach Ron Hudson and Strength & Conditioning … Continue reading Position Group Preview: Offensive Line

The Shai Werts Arrest is Garbage and We All Know It

Eagle fans woke up Friday morning to some shocking news. https://twitter.com/TheBigGuyWJCL/status/1157267711749214208?s=20 Starting QB Shai Werts and DE Quan Griffin had both been arrested, on completely separate incidents, and are suspended indefinitely. According to Travis Jaudon of the Savannah Morning News, Quan Griffin's charges look very severe: The Glen Saint Mary, Fla. native (Baker County High … Continue reading The Shai Werts Arrest is Garbage and We All Know It

Position Group Preview: Receivers, Tight Ends, Slot Backs

On Part 2 of our Position Group Preview, I will take a look at the pass catchers. In Bob DeBesse's offense that is broken down into three categories: slot backs, wide receivers, and tight ends. For our Part 1 look at the backfield, go here. Wide Receivers Starters: Colby Ransom 5-11 195 R-Sr., Darion Anderson 6-0 195 … Continue reading Position Group Preview: Receivers, Tight Ends, Slot Backs

Position Group Preview: The Backfield

With the 2019 season just around the corner, I will bring you a position-by-position breakdown of the Georgia Southern roster. I am going to divide the offensive side of the ball into three groups: the backfield (QB, RB), receivers (WR, TE, SB), and the offensive line. Quarterback Starter: Shai Werts 5-11 205, R-Jr. Backups: Justin … Continue reading Position Group Preview: The Backfield

Spring Practice Schedule Announced (and other news and notes)

Spring Practice It's good to have stability once again. A year ago at this time Chad Lunsford was still scrambling to fill out his coaching staff and salvage a respectable recruiting class. Under tremendous pressure, he did a masterful job at both tasks. The results speak for themselves. This year the demands are quite different. … Continue reading Spring Practice Schedule Announced (and other news and notes)