2016 Record: 5-7 Notable Wins: Troy, @USA, Notable Losses: @GaSt, App, @stAte, ULL Last Bowl Game: 2015, GoDaddy Bowl Departures: Kevin Ellison-QB Favian Upshaw-QB Matt Breida-RB BJ Johnson-WR Mike Summers-WR Montay Crockett-WR Ukeme Eligwe-LB Ironhead Gallon-LB/S William Bussey-LB Bernard Dawson-DE Jay Ellison-DT Jonathan Battle-DT Younghoe Koo-K Keys to 2017 There is nothing quite as cleansing … Continue reading A Culture Change: 2017 Georgia Southern Eagles Season Preview
Part I: The Offense Part II: Defense/Special Teams This season is a huge question mark for Georgia Southern, plain and simple. On its surface, if you are not attuned with the minutiae of Eagle football, it does not look great from a distance. Many Eagle fans see last year as a colossal failure, a missed … Continue reading Season on the Brink: Georgia Southern Eagles Preseason Preview Part III
Part I: The Offense While most of the attention last season was focused on the struggles of Georgia Southern's offense, it was easy to forget about the defense. Tyson Summers was presumably hired because of the success he had as the Defensive Coordinator at UCF and Colorado State. Despite having all-conference linebackers in Ironhead Gallon … Continue reading Season on the Brink: Georgia Southern Eagles Preseason Preview Part II
#EagleNationIT'S TIME. #GATA #WingsUp pic.twitter.com/j5bqwvB50I — Danny Reed (@GSEaglesVoice) July 25, 2017 Fall practice started this week on the banks of Beautiful Eagle Creek. Head Coach Tyson Summers decided to take advantage of a new rule that banned two-a-days but allows schools to start camp six weeks ahead of the season. 2017 unquestionably will be … Continue reading Season on the Brink: Georgia Southern Eagles Preseason Preview Part I
Who’s ever said no to a nice run of Jeopardy? You know Fargo? Hit and acclaimed 90s movie from the Coen brothers, etc. etc. Fargo, too, is a current hit and acclaimed television series on FX and, bear with me here because this is a long detour, inspired by the above referenced movie of the … Continue reading Weakest Of The Week: What Is Georgia Southern Versus Georgia State?
Welcome to a seemingly innocent South Alabama versus Louisiana-Monroe tilt. This weak in this space, it’s out with the new and in with the old. Aficionado readers who had grown accustomed to dog puns might have had a bone to pick with last week’s instalment, as the column focused more on Internet dating than canine … Continue reading Weakest Of The Week: You’ll See The Sun Shine On Everybody’s Behind If You Stay There Long Enough
"It was all good just a quarter ago!" Welcome to the State of Texas, where everything is bigger—and that includes the football games. Indeed, in the State of Texas, you can play one football game that changes the way we think about things; the motto may be «a tale of two halves,» but in Texas … Continue reading Weakest Of The Week’s Half-Fast Recap: Texas State Left Its Pudding Recipe In San Marcos
Careful what you wish for, I guess? In years past, the "One & Done" U that was Arkansas State had managed to find success on the CFB fields across the nation despite its coaches’ propension to leave Jonesboro at the first offer from a bigger (read: better) school. This stopped in 2013 with the arrival … Continue reading Weakest Of The Week’s Half-Fast Recap: stAte Should Cry Wolf For Real In Jonesboro
We don’t pretend to be pros at this, and never have…but maybe we should? In weak one, this column crowned the SMU vs North Texas game, which turned out to be a mistake, but we also highlighted the Wake Forest game as a runner-up. And last Thursday night, the Demon Deacons wet the bed, «winning» … Continue reading Weakest Of The Week: Hello Idaho, Ye Olde Friend!