Eagle Report

  Eagles honor healthcare heroes

Friday night was a tough loss at home for the Georgia Southern Eagles women’s basketball team, but they were able to honor some people that are fighting a much more critical fight - healthcare heroes working through this pandemic.

UPDATE: Georgia Southern starting quarterback transferring to Louisville

  Statesboro businesses glad Eagles fans come out to watch bowl game

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

Georgia Southern football lands quarterback commit

DeBesse out as Georgia Southern offensive coordinator

Eagles open Burg era with a victory

Continued Coverage

New-look Eagles make season debut Wednesday

  Eagles set for clash with Army

Eagles confirm torn ACL for King, out for season

  Eagles take losing streak personally, preparing for homecoming

  Military appreciation is loud and clear at Paulson Stadium

  Eagles offense out to prove themselves during game against Alabama

  Eagles will face second ranked opponent on the road

For the second time this season, the Georgia Southern Eagles will hit the road to take on a ranked opponent in conference play.

Eagles hold 36-hole lead at Bash in the Boro

Georgia Southern jumps out to a lead in the Bash in the Boro.

  Eagles staying flexible amid schedule changes

This football season has been anything but normal for everyone. Especially for the Georgia Southern Eagles and the latest reminder of that is this Saturday.

Eagles expect hungry opponent in UMass

Georgia Southern is getting ready to play an opponent with no other games on their schedule. The Eagles say they must be prepared for UMass to be hungry in their first game of the year.

Georgia Southern adds football game against UMass to 2020 schedule

  Georgia Southern football game versus App State rescheduled for December

  Eagles looking to bounce back after last second loss

  Georgia Southern to face ranked opponent on Saturday

  Eagles' game still on after FAU reportedly canceled practice this week due to COVID-19 positives

Eagles rally to avoid Campbell upset bid

  Eagles ready to start 2020 football season

It is finally game week for the Georgia Southern Eagles.

  Georgia Southern football players plan peaceful march

Several Georgia Southern University football players are planning a peaceful march on Thursday, Sept. 3.

Georgia Southern football practice suspended after positive COVID-19 tests

The Georgia Southern University football team has temporarily suspended football practice after positive COVID-19 tests.

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.

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.

  Eagles kick off preseason football practice

The Georgia Southern football team got back to work early Friday morning in Statesboro. Gearing up for the 2020 season.

  Eagles’ Howard talks COVID-19 experience

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

Georgia Southern football game versus Boise State canceled

The season opening football game for Georgia Southern has been canceled.

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.

Sun Belt Conference announces delay in fall sports

The Sun Belt Conference announced Thursday that it will be delaying the start of its fall sports season to Sept. 3.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mark Byington leaving Georgia Southern to be next head coach at James Madison University

Georgia Southern University men’s basketball head coach Mark Byington is leaving the program.

Eagle baseball superfan reacts to season’s cancellation

Having attended "thousands" of Georgia Southern baseball games in his life, Parker Wynn is sad to see the 2020 season end due to the coronavirus.

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.

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.

Georgia Southern names new director of athletics

Jared Benko will officially start in his new role on April 1.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Eagles return home, get back in win column

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

Kleinlein discusses departure from Georgia Southern

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

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.

  Tom Kleinlein resigns as Georgia Southern athletics director

Georgia Southern Athletics Director Tom Kleinlein has resigned from his position at Georgia Southern University.

  Georgia Southern Eagles fall to Liberty University Flames

The Georgia Southern Eagles fell to the Liberty University Flames on Saturday at the annual Cure Bowl in Exploria Stadium.

  Eagles leave spot for teammate during bowl game picture

The Georgia Southern football team dealt with tragedy this season. One of their teammates passed away in October.

  Bowl loss still a building block for Georgia Southern

While the Georgia Southern Eagles look ahead to 2020, we’ll take a quick look back at 2019.

  Georgia Southern linebacker honors mother with pink headband

The Cure Bowl isn’t just a football game, it also raises money for breast cancer research.

  Eagles, Flames excited for first bowl game at Orlando soccer stadium

Both Cure Bowl teams got a final walk-through of the week inside Exploria Stadium. It’s also their first look at the site of Saturday’s game.

  GS football player named a ‘Comeback Player of the Year’

Last season, redshirt junior offensive lineman Drew Wilson was forced to sit home due to an eye injury while the Eagles won the Camellia Bowl.

Final practice for the Eagles before the Cure Bowl

The team spent most of the time fine tuning the details, making sure everything is on point as they approach 48 hours to kickoff at Exploria Stadium.

GSU Eagles in Orlando for Cure Bowl

The Georgia Southern Eagles have landed in the Sunshine State for the team’s bowl game this weekend. They’ll take on Liberty in the Cure Bowl on Saturday.

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.

Eagles head to Orlando with purpose

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

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.

  Saluda Co. Sheriff’s Office finds no wrongdoing in Werts case after internal investigation

The deputy involved in the arrest of Georgia Southern quarterback Shai Werts has been cleared of any wrongdoing after an administrative review.

  Fans welcome Georgia Southern Eagles home after win against Appalachian State

The Georgia Southern Eagles returned home to applause Friday.

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.

Former Georgia Southern kicker Koo joins the Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons have a new kicker and the name will be very familiar to many of you in Southeast Georgia.