Ranking the Sun Belt Football Coaching Jobs

We're a little over halfway through the college football offseason but we have the hardest part of the football-less period ahead of us. No signing day extravaganzas, no spring practices and no college basketball to hold us over. It's just an expansive empty void that we pretend to fill with the NBA playoffs and baseball. … Continue reading Ranking the Sun Belt Football Coaching Jobs

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)

Georgia Southern Completes A Season For The Ages

You can't tell me these bowl games don't matter. Some say there are too many, that they've lost their meaning, that 7-5 and 6-6 squads shouldn't be rewarded. Nonsense, as if more college football is a bad thing. The Power-5 schools and their playoff will always dominate the headlines, but there are 130 FBS teams … Continue reading Georgia Southern Completes A Season For The Ages

Sun Belt Basketball Preview: The Real Season Begins

College basketball is in full swing and Sun Belt teams are geared for the second-half marathon. The conference appears to be loaded up top this year, making for an exciting two-plus month season. The Sun Belt has seemingly solidified its spot in the very middle of the basketball world based on RPI, as the rise … Continue reading Sun Belt Basketball Preview: The Real Season Begins

Getting to Know Your Bowl Opponent: Eastern Michigan

Early this past week, the Sun Belt Conference announced that the winner of the Sun Belt Championship game would go to the New Orleans Bowl, while the loser would go to the Cure Bowl in Orlando. Ever since that point, it was pretty clear where Georgia Southern would end up: the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl … Continue reading Getting to Know Your Bowl Opponent: Eastern Michigan

Appalachian State Is Not Going to a New Year’s Six Bowl

Soon-to-be-former Sun Belt Conference commissioner Karl Benson mentioned in a recent interview that in a universe where UCF is toppled by Memphis - a result we don't see happening, mind you-you might find Appalachian State winning the Sun Belt title and advancing not to the New Orleans Bowl, but to the Peach or Fiesta Bowl as … Continue reading Appalachian State Is Not Going to a New Year’s Six Bowl

Georgia Southern Finishes Regular Season 9-3

Georgia Southern's fans are a confident bunch. Some would call us cocky or even arrogant; say what you want about us, but our football program has spoiled us. We are used to success, we expect it, we crave it. So naturally when Georgia State announced it was starting a football program in 2010, most of … Continue reading Georgia Southern Finishes Regular Season 9-3

Eagle Nation Has Plenty To Be Thankful For

Georgia Southern's fans do not take losing well. That goes without saying. It is part of what sets us apart from other programs in the G5. It's why Georgia Southern's win percentage ranks 17th among FBS schools. The pressure has created several diamonds (and rings) over the years. There is a fierce urgency to succeed … Continue reading Eagle Nation Has Plenty To Be Thankful For

2018-19 Georgia Southern Men’s Basketball Preview

One last ride. One last chance to snap a 27-year tournament drought. That's what's at stake for a trio of seniors: Tookie Brown, Ike Smith, and Montae Glenn. Back in March that was briefly put in jeopardy when Brown declared for the NBA draft. But after receiving feedback from NBA scouts, the Tookie Monster decided to … Continue reading 2018-19 Georgia Southern Men’s Basketball Preview