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

I’m Learning Here, People: Five Games to Watch in Week Ten

It is really hard to believe that it is week ten already! What a crazy season it has been so far! The uncertainty of which teams will do well early in the year, which led to a lot of "Games to watch" being unexpectedly lopsided...is replaced by a smaller group of compelling games, as the … Continue reading I’m Learning Here, People: Five Games to Watch in Week Ten

Bad Surprises of the Group of Five at the Halfway Mark

Alright, I had so much to say about the good things that it made no sense to just keep rambling on and on about the negatives that balance that out. Here in part two, we can go a little bit deeper. Again, these surprises are somewhat relative to preseason expectations, and I'm sure there are … Continue reading Bad Surprises of the Group of Five at the Halfway Mark

I’m Learning Here, People: Five Games to Watch in Week Five

Three additions to the upset party this week! SMU brought the Iron Skillet home in dominating fashion over a ranked TCU. Appalachian State took a field goal block to wrap up a strong victory over UNC. Lastly, San Jose State took down an SEC opponent for the first time ever in a win over Arkansas. … Continue reading I’m Learning Here, People: Five Games to Watch in Week Five

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?

AP Top 25: Group Of Five Outlook

With the second edition of the AP Top 25 being released today, we've got plenty to look forward to in terms of G5 teams move'n on up! Chaos was rampant, with Mountain West teams again proving themselves superior to the Pig- er- Power Five. Unfortunately, not many squads will move in to the actual Top … Continue reading AP Top 25: Group Of Five Outlook

The battle for Sun Belt punting supremacy

The Sun Belt football season finally arrived this past weekend and it did not disappoint. Georgia State shocked the world, Arkansas State battled to the end with SMU and Louisiana-Lafayette and South Alabama had their Power Five opponents sweating to the finish line. It was a perfect primer for the rest of the season and … Continue reading The battle for Sun Belt punting supremacy

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

I’m Learning Here, People: Five Group of 5 Rivalry Games to Watch

EDITOR'S NOTE:┬áKevin is not new to football, but he's new to G5 football and wanting to learn by talking and writing about it. First up, a crash course in important G5 rivalries. I may not know a lot about the Group of 5, but I know enough about college football to know this: It is … Continue reading I’m Learning Here, People: Five Group of 5 Rivalry Games to Watch

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