Forgotten5.com is proud to announce the launch of Eagle Creek Champagne! Your new one-stop shop for news, analysis, and opinion on everything Georgia Southern. It's been a little over a year since I've started blogging for Forgotten5 and what a year it's been. My goals were modest when I started, I like to write and … Continue reading Welcome to Eagle Creek Champagne
It's fair to say that one of the defining characteristics of Chad Lunsford is his swagger. He oozes it. Whether he is performing elbow drops or getting pied in the face, he's injected new life into a program that desperately needed some. Since the day he took over, the energy around the program has changed. … Continue reading #SwagLikeChad
It's finally here. The Eagles will kick off their 2018 season at 6 p.m. Saturday vs. South Carolina State. Anticipation is high. Eagles' fans are eager to see their team return to their winning ways. It's been an entertaining offseason, to say the least, Chad Lunsford has done his best to win over the fanbase. … Continue reading Five Things to Watch in Georgia Southern’s Opener vs. SC State
As I reported in March, Georgia Southern University commissioned a feasibility study on a new 6,500 seat basketball facility to replace Hanner Fieldhouse. There's been no word since as to how that study turned out. But Athletic Director Tom Kleinlein offered us a glimpse in his regular "From the Desk of T.K." segment last Thursday: … Continue reading Is A Big Renovation to Hanner Fieldhouse in the Works?
We're a little over a week into fall practice. Camp officially ends with a scrimmage today at 6:00 PM. A new set of players and coaches were baptized in the magical waters of Beautiful Eagle Creek. The fall semester starts on Monday. The season is so close you can almost taste the cooked meat and … Continue reading Georgia Southern Fall Practice Update
Part 1 Defense If you can't beat 'em, steal their coaches. That's what Georgia Southern did when it brought over Scot Sloan and Matt Greenhalgh from App State. Sloan was the co-defensive coordinator/recruiting coordinator/secondary coach at App State last season. He had worked in Boone in various capacities since 2010. Sloan brings with him App … Continue reading 2018 Georgia Southern Eagles Preview – Part 2
Part 2 Let There Be Option There's a reason Georgia Southern fans are devoted to the triple option. Not only has it been a historical source of success, but whenever the program has strayed away from it, bad things start to happen. It's not just an offense to Eagles' fans; it's an identity. The first … Continue reading 2018 Georgia Southern Eagles Preview – Part 1
Say what you want about the new Georgia Southern coaching staff, but they sure keep it interesting. It's no secret that Chad Lunsford and his bud/spirit animal/tag team partner/DL Coach Victor Cabral are fans of pro wrestling. Lunsford's signature moment as head coach up until this point was when he elbow-dropped a folding chair after … Continue reading Georgia Southern DL Coach Victor Cabral Takes to the Ring
We are three weeks away from the start of training camp. Anticipation is building. The stretch between the end of spring practice and the beginning of fall camp is always the toughest for fans. Not only is it a long stretch, but there's rarely any good news that comes out during this time. Murphy's Law … Continue reading Which Members of Georgia Southern’s Recruiting Class Will Contribute Next Season?
Over the past three weeks Georgia Southern Football has been gradually releasing their post-spring depth chart. This is a pleasant surprise to fans like me used to much more secretive coaching staffs, where getting a two-deep was like pulling teeth. But the Lunsford era has been fan-friendly and open from the get-go. It's been over … Continue reading Analyzing Georgia Southern’s Depth Chart