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Burg introduced as Eagles’ head men’s basketball coach

Eagles' new head men's basketball coach Brian Burg's 17 year coaching journey brought him to Statesboro, and he plans to lead the Eagles to unprecedented heights.

Eagle AD Benko talks COVID-19 impact, men’s hoops coaching search

Sun Belt cancels athletics for remainder of 2019-20 academic year

  Eagles host Pro Day hours before NFL pulls plug

Sun Belt cancels basketball tournament, ending Eagles’ season

Blue beats Orange in SSU spring game

Benko introduced as Eagles’ athletic director

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  Darius Rucker Intercollegiate boasts another strong field

First day of Eagles’ spring practice washed out

Eagles go wire-to-wire for Colleton River win

Eagles end 28-year drought with win at Georgia State

Eagles release 2020 football schedule

Eagles out to add to early season confidence

UGA, Clemson to meet in 2021 season opener in Charlotte

Georgia and Clemson will renew their old rivalry in the 2021 season opener, squaring off in Charlotte.

Eagles keep pace in Sun Belt with win over Coastal

Georgia Southern's defense kept the Chanticleers in check and the Eagles improved to 10-5 in Sun Belt play.

Tigers sweep rival Golden Rams at home

Savannah State cruises past Albany State in men's and women's basketball Monday night at home.

  Savannah State football inks homegrown class

Two colors made their way to signing day ceremonies across the Coastal Empire: orange and blue.

Eagles bounce back, throttle Trojans

  Tigers earn pair of blowout wins, honor Kobe

Hennon looking forward to Eagles’ 2020 season

  Noles rally, Dawgs cruise to opening night wins at Hockey Classic

Puck drops on Savannah Hockey Classic Friday; Dawgs aim to reclaim title

LSU wins 4th national championship with 42-25 victory over Clemson

Report: UGA lands grad transfer QB Newman

ESPN reports Georgia has added Wake Forest grad transfer QB Jamie Newman. Newman started 16 games for the Demon Deacons, and racked up more than 3,000 total yards in 2019.

Eagles return home, get back in win column

The Eagles returned home after 19 days away and stayed unbeaten at Hanner Fieldhouse this season.

Fromm leaving UGA for NFL Draft

Georgia QB Jake Fromm made his NFL Draft decision Wednesday afternoon on social media.

Kleinlein discusses departure from Georgia Southern

Tom Kleinlein talks about his impending departure as Georgia Southern's athletic director.

SSU women pick up home win

Savannah State rides another solid offensive performance to a victory over Coastal Georgia Monday night.

Eagles close out road trip with loss to Trojans

Georgia Southern couldn't keep up with Little Rock as the Eagles closed out a four-game road trip.

Pickens leads No. 5 Georgia past No. 8 Baylor in Sugar Bowl

Georgia finishes the season 12-2

Dawgs overcome attrition for Sugar Bowl win over Baylor

The Georgia Bulldogs entered Wednesday night’s Sugar Bowl down 18 players but didn’t skip a beat in a 26-14 win over #7 Baylor.

UGA to make second straight appearance in Sugar Bowl

The University of Georgia Bulldogs will make their second straight appearance in the Sugar Bowl. This time taking on No. 7 Baylor University.

Gordon: Ngumezi is in transfer portal

Former Johnson star Amanze Ngumezi has entered his name in the transfer portal, but his high school coach says it doesn't necessarily mean he's leaving Georgia.

Eagles ready for another test vs. top WR

Georgia Southern will be tasked with slowing down another one of college football's best receivers this weekend in Orlando.

Georgia OT Thomas turning pro, skipping bowl

Georgia left tackle Andrew Thomas has played his final game in the red and black.

Eagles head to Orlando with purpose

Georgia Southern heads to Orlando with a purpose for the Cure Bowl vs. Liberty.

Former New Hampstead star Turner transferring to Hawaii

Former New Hampstead star Calvin Turner, Jr. was left without a football home after Jacksonville University shut down their program. Now he's heading to paradise to play ball.

NAIA’s best hoping for pro look

The NAIA's best senior football players have one final chance to show off for the scouts and play the game they love Saturday at Savannah's Memorial Stadium.

UGA’s Blankenship wins Groza Award as nation’s best kicker

Georgia fan favorite Rodrigo Blankenship is the first Dawg ever to win the Lou Groza Award.

Motivated Eagles crush Panthers in rivalry clash

Georgia Southern closed out the regular season with a 38-10 blowout victory over rival Georgia State Saturday night.

Eagles seek to bolster bowl resume against State

Chad Lunsford says the Eagles let an opportunity to virtually guarantee a bowl spot slip away with a loss to Arkansas State last week.

Tigers honored, snubbed by SIAC All-Conference Awards

Despite going unbeaten in conference play and winning the SIAC East, the Savannah State feels snubbed by the SIAC.

Eagles set program attendance record, fall to UND on Kids’ Day

Georgia Southern women's basketball team sets a new program attendance record Wednesday.

Hall of Famer Bailey makes Savannah stop, talks Dawgs

Pro Football Hall of Famer Champ Bailey spoke to the Savannah QB Club Monday.

  Tigers end successful season on a high note

The Savannah State Tigers were picked to finish last at Media Days, but wound up undefeated in SIAC play, because they aren’t eligible for post-season play, they ended their season on a high note Saturday with a 49-19 win against Edward Waters College.

No. 22 LSU basketball takes on Bowling Green

The No. 22 LSU men’s basketball team begins its 2019-2020 season in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center against the Bowling Green Falcons.

Eagles knock off #20 App State

Georgia Southern stuns rival Appalachian State on the road.

Eagles open Howard era with exhibition win

Georgia Southern women's basketball opens the 2019-2020 season with a exhibition win over Division II Coker College.

Eagles reveal alternate helmets with It-inspired video

Georgia Southern says they're excited to face a ranked rival in their stadium.

Dawgs, Gators will battle for SEC East supremacy in Jacksonville

With another highly ranked match-up against the Florida Gators just a few days away, University of Georgia head coach Kirby Smart didn’t mince words when discussing the importance of Saturday’s contest.

Eagle hoops coaches preview season with Savannah alumni

Georgia Southern head basketball coaches Mark Byington and Anita Howard spoke to Savannah alumni Thursday.

Ga. representative to propose bill that would allow college athletes the chance to profit from image

A representative in the state of Georgia has announced he will introduce a bill that will allow college athletes to be compensated for the use of their image.

  GS football player Jordan Wiggins dies at 18

The Georgia Southern Athletics Department has confirmed freshman football player Jordan Wiggins has died.

Retired coach Mark Richt ‘doing fine’ after heart attack

Former Georgia and Miami coach Mark Richt tweeted Monday that he is recovering from a heart attack.

Tigers focused on finishing games

Savannah State knows they must play better in the fourth quarter to get where they want to be.

Fisk is Sun Belt Male Athlete of the Year

Steven Fisk keeps adding more awards to his resume, this time as the first Eagle ever to be named the Sun Belt Male Student-Athlete of the Year.

Eagles claim J.T. Poston Invitational title for second straight year

Georgia Southern set a school and tournament record while claiming the J.T. Poston Invitational for the second straight year.

Eagles not discouraged after 1-3 start

Georgia Southern isn't letting a tough start to the season discourage them moving forward.

NCAA hits Ga Tech with postseason ban, 4 years of probation

NCAA bans Georgia Tech's basketball team from postseason play this season, puts Yellow Jackets on four years of probation for major recruiting violations committed by a former assistant coach and a former friend of coach Josh Pastner

Tigers out to prove everyone wrong

Savannah State was picked to finish dead last in their division at the beginning of the season, and the Tigers haven't forgotten.

Eagle baseball releases 2020 schedule

The Georgia Southern baseball team released the team's 2020 schedule Tuesday.

Eagles hopeful Werts will return Saturday vs. Cajuns

Georgia Southern remains hopeful QB Shai Werts will be back in action this Saturday for the Sun Belt opener.

  SSU football player dedicating season to home country devastated by Dorian

While Hurricane Dorian didn't significantly impact the WTOC viewing area, one local college student felt the effects in a big way.

Adrian Peterson elected to GA Sports Hall of Fame

Georgia Southern legend Adrian Peterson will be the third Eagle ever inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame.

  Tigers take court with heavy hearts

Savannah State volleyball took the court Tuesday for the first time without Karissa Tatum.

Eagles, Dawgs to meet three times in 2020 baseball season

The Georgia and Georgia Southern baseball teams will meet three times in 2020, once in a neutral site contest.

  Arresting deputy in Werts’ case is under internal investigation

The arrest of Georgia Southern quarterback Shai Werts last month and the deputy who conducted the traffic stop and field test of the white substance on Werts' car hood are the subject of an internal investigation by the Saluda County Sheriff's Office.

“It’s Georgia Southern vs. The World:” Eagles not shying away from Tiger task

Georgia Southern doesn't expect many to pick them against #6 LSU, but they don't seem to mind.

Former Eagle star Shaw excited for coaching debut in Statesboro

Eight years after leading Georgia Southern as the Eagles' QB, Jaybo Shaw returns to Statesboro Saturday as the head coach of Rabun County.

King ruled immediately eligible for GA Southern

Running back J.D. King will be able to suit up for the Eagles immediately after the NCAA has granted his transfer waiver appeal. King transferred to Southern from Oklahoma State in January.

Tigers, Tide, Dawgs top AP Preseason Poll

The Clemson Tigers are the top team in Preseason AP Poll, while Alabama, Georgia, Oklahoma, and Ohio State round out the top five.

Eagles, new university president take part in traditional baptisms

Georgia Southern's seniors and new university president Dr. Kyle Marrero took their spots in the traditional Eagle Creek Baptism.

Fisk falls in U.S. Amateur Round of 32; Walker Cup likely next

Former Georgia Southern great Steven Fisk won't win the U.S. Amateur Championship, but he's likely heading to represent his country in the Walker Cup.

Sports Illustrated: Univ. of Georgia mascot is best ever

Sports Illustrated celebrated the 150th season of college football by ranking the sport's top 10 greatest mascots of all time, with the University of Georgia's bulldog named Uga winning first place

Cocky ranked in top 10 for greatest mascots in college football history

The University of South Carolina’s Cocky the Gamecock was ranked seventh nationally by Sports Illustrated for greatest mascots in college football history.

UGA’s 2020 slate includes visit to Bama, home changes for Auburn, UT

A visit to Alabama in the SEC opener and a different time of year for contests with Auburn and Tennessee highlights Georgia's 2020 football schedule.

Arrest report in Quan Griffin case released

WTOC has obtained the incident report in the arrest of Georgia Southern defensive lineman Quan Griffin.

Werts returns to practice for Eagles

Georgia Southern QB Shai Werts was back at practice Sunday. The athletic department says he passed a drug test, and is allowed to resume activities with the team.

  Dawgs seeking identity, toughness in preseason camp

Georgia kicked off fall practice Friday afternoon. Head coach Kirby Smart and the Dawgs open the season August 31 at Vanderbilt.

Dawgs to host Notre Dame in prime time clash on WTOC

Georgia and Notre Dame's highly anticipated clash in Athens will air on WTOC in prime time.

  Eagles talk 2019 at Sun Belt Media Day

Georgia Southern discussed their 2018 turnaround and the 2019 season outlook at Sun Belt Media Day.