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REPORT: LSU set to interview Vikings DB coach Daronte Jones for DC job

LSU will interview current Minnesota Vikings defensive backs coach Daronte Jones for the Tigers’ open defensive coordinator position, according to ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg.

Ga. Southern taps Doug Ruse as offensive coordinator

Georgia Bulldogs facing off with Cincinnati Bearcats in Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

  Early signing period: local athletes ink their letters of intent

UGA football game versus Vanderbilt canceled

  Eagles to the Big Easy: GA Southern to play in New Orleans Bowl

Georgia Southern football lands quarterback commit

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SSU set to return to athletic competition, releases hoops schedules

DeBesse out as Georgia Southern offensive coordinator

Eagles open Burg era with a victory

New-look Eagles make season debut Wednesday

Tigers wrap up fall practice, look ahead to spring season

Eagles confirm torn ACL for King, out for season

Savannah St., SIAC announce return to play plans for 2021

Savannah State athletics will return to action in 2021 with men's and women's basketball and spring sports. The school says football scrimmages are also being planned.

Smart offers update on LeCounte’s health

Georgia head coach Kirby Smart says LeCounte has been moved from an ICU to a regular recovery room

UGA’s Richard LeCounte hospitalized from car crash

University of Georgia Safety Richard LeCounte is recovering from injuries received in a car crash on Saturday in Athens. LeCounte hails from Liberty County.

Frazier honored by L.A. Rams on Monday Night Football

A Savannah State football player sees his wish granted during Monday Night Football

Eagles expect hungry opponent in UMass

Eagles rally to avoid Campbell upset bid

UGA’s Newman opts to sit out 2020 season

SSU’s Broadnax remembers late coach John Thompson

SEC to announce 2020 football schedule Monday

LeCounte named to preseason AP All-American First Team

Eagles picked to finish 2nd in SBC East; five named all-conference

The Eagles were picked to finish second in the Sun Belt east division, while five players were named to the preseason all-conference team.

Georgia Southern announces Paulson Stadium game day changes

Georgia Southern will limit fan capacity at Paulson Stadium to 25 percent to start the season.

NCAA cancels fall sports championships; not FBS football

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has canceled all fall sports championships.

Eagles add road tilt with Army to 2020 schedule

The Eagles and Black Knights will meet for the first time in November. The game will replace Southern's canceled contest at Ole Miss.

Big Ten, Pac-12 pull plug on fall football amid pandemic

The move comes six day after the conference that includes historic programs such as Ohio State, Michigan, Nebraska and Penn State had released a revised conference-only schedule that it hoped would help it navigate a fall season with potential COVID-19 disruptions.

  Eagles’ Howard talks COVID-19 experience

Georgia Southern head women's basketball coach Anita Howard tells WTOC about her experience battling COVID-19.

SEC goes to conference-only schedule, Sept. 26 start

The SEC's university presidents agreed on a 10-game schedule that eliminates all nonconference opponents and is set to begin Sept. 26.

Georgia Southern loses game with SEC going conference-only

Georgia Southern's scheduled contest with Ole Miss this November is now off as the SEC will play a conference-only football slate.

  SSU talks fall sports suspension, hopeful to play in spring

Savannah State says they will stand with the SIAC's decision to suspend fall sports with the hope of playing in the spring. But the Tigers will also explore other options if those spring seasons won't happen.

UPDATE: Savannah State University suspends fall sports

The conference says it is assessing the chance of playing sports, including football, in the spring.

Agent Zero: Johnson to be first Eagle to wear #0

Georgia Southern senior defensive end Raymond Johnson III will be the first Eagle football player to wear #0.

Sources: SSU looking to replace Morehouse on football schedule

Morehouse is the second opponent Savannah State must replace on the 2020 football schedule.

Jenkins QB Blake commits to UT-Martin

Jenkins star quarterback Patrick Blake makes his college choice known before his senior season with the Warriors.

Tigers add game against Valdosta State

Savannah State has added a 10th game to their 2020 football schedule: a road game at national power Valdosta State.

GS, Lunsford agree to one year contract extension

The Eagles reward coach who has taken team to back-to-back bowl appearances.

Eagles unveil phased return plan for football team

Georgia Southern football players will begin returning to Statesboro in phases beginning June 1.

Lunsford excited for Eagles return, whenever that is

Georgia Southern has not set a return plan for Eagle football players, but Chad Lunsford believes it will happen in June.

Eagles’ Benko talks return plan, social distancing, & finances

Georgia Southern athletic director Jared Benko gives an update on Eagle athletes returning to campus, socially distanced football games, and the department's financial standing.

Gamecocks’ highest paid coaches taking paycut

Will Muschamp, Dawn Staley, and Frank Martin will take a 10% paycut on July 1 to help South Carolina save money in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tigers release 2020 football slate, looking to add 10th game

Savannah State releases the Tigers' 2020 football schedule, which includes six home games this fall.

  SSU loses 2020 football opponent

Savannah State was set to play Florida Tech September 5, but that won't happen after FIT announced the school is dropping football immediately.

Area draft hopefuls staying optimistic for call

A pair of area college standouts have high hopes for getting selected in this weekend's rounds of the NFL Draft.

Final Four tradition interrupted for Coastal Empire trio

Three southeast Georgia friends' tradition of attending the Final Four was put on hold this year by the coronavirus pandemic.

Lunsford “staying positive;” gives update on Eagles

Georgia Southern head coach Chad Lunsford says he is staying optimistic about holding a college football season this fall, but admits he's struggling being isolated from his team.

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 senior reacts to extra year of eligibility

A Georgia Southern senior softball player is glad to get another chance to take the diamond and play in front of her father.

Georgia Southern tabs Burg as new men’s basketball coach

Georgia Southern is reportedly set to name Texas Tech assistant Brian Burg as the new men's basketball coach in Statesboro.

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

Georgia Southern's new athletic director Jared Benko spoke to the media Tuesday, giving updates on the impact of COVID-19 on Eagle athletics and the search for a new men's head basketball coach.

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

The Sun Belt has canceled athletic events for the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year, ending the spring sports seasons for the Georgia Southern Eagles.

  Eagles host Pro Day hours before NFL pulls plug

NFL teams came from all over the country to watch kicker Tyler Bass, cornerback Kindle Vildor, and the rest of the Eagles.

Sun Belt cancels basketball tournament, ending Eagles’ season

The Sun Belt has canceled the remainder of the men's and women's basketball tournaments in New Orleans, effectively ending the season of the Georgia Southern men's team.

Blue beats Orange in SSU spring game

The blue team earned spring game bragging rights with a 18-12 overtime victory over the orange team in Wednesday's spring game.

Benko introduced as Eagles’ athletic director

New Georgia Southern athletic director Jared Benko offered his thoughts on the Eagles' future and why he took the job during Monday's introductory press conference.

  Darius Rucker Intercollegiate boasts another strong field

Ten of the nation's top 20 women's college golf teams are among those competing in the strong field at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate this weekend.

First day of Eagles’ spring practice washed out

Georgia Southern's first day of spring practice never happened after heavy rains forced the Eagles to postpone their plans.

Eagles go wire-to-wire for Colleton River win

Georgia Southern picked up their second win of the 2019-2020 season close to home, going wire-to-wire at the Colleton River Collegiate in Bluffton.

Eagles end 28-year drought with win at Georgia State

The Eagles get their first win at Georgia State since 1992, and take over third place in the Sun Belt Conference standings with one regular season game to play.

Eagles release 2020 football schedule

Georgia Southern released their full 2020 schedule on Friday, highlighted by a tough start and changes to the annual rivalry game with Appalachian State.

Eagles out to add to early season confidence

Georgia Southern's confidence is already riding high, and a few good performances this week at their home Round Robin Tournament could only improve it.

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

After a gutwrenching loss Saturday to Georgia State, the Eagles bounced back in a big way Thursday, blowing out Troy at home.

  Tigers earn pair of blowout wins, honor Kobe

The Savannah State men's and women's pick up blowout victories over region for Paine College.

Hennon looking forward to Eagles’ 2020 season

Georgia Southern head baseball coach Rodney Hennon says there is a lot to like about the Eagles in 2020.

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

Florida State rallied for a victory against Georgia Tech while the Dawgs ran away from Florida.

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

One of Savannah's most popular sporting events returns to the Savannah Civic Center for the annual Savannah Hockey Classic.

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

LSU was seeking its first national championship since 2007 and first in the College Football Playoff era.

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.