Georgia Southern and Georgia State get confused with one another a lot. If Eagle Nation had a dollar for every time a broadcaster or ignorant fan called us Georgia State, we would all have enough money to fully fund a Paulson Stadium expansion, a new basketball arena, and an indoor practice facility with some change … Continue reading Georgia State Bookstore Is Now Selling Georgia Southern Products
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Interview with Georgia Lt. Governor Casey Cagle
"All politics is local" -Tip O'Neill As you can read down at the bottom of this article, I have a political science background. One B.A. in Poli Sci, and a Master's in trying to teach it to teenagers (fool's errand). I'm the sort of guy that enjoys watching political talk shows on Sunday mornings (yes, I've … Continue reading Interview with Georgia Lt. Governor Casey Cagle
Sun Belt Recap: Thursday Night
The first night of Sun Belt football is in the books and it was a fun one. Four teams played three different levels of competition with varying results. The conference came out of the night with a 1-3 record. Valiant efforts were made and major letdowns were had. Let's jump right into it. Tennessee State … Continue reading Sun Belt Recap: Thursday Night
The Sun Belt Preview: Thursday Night
College football is back and the Sun Belt Conference is looking to carry over its success from last year into this season. It'll be tough going for several teams, however, in week one with multiple Power Five matchups and games against top Group of Five competition. Sun Belt teams came close to knocking off major … Continue reading The Sun Belt Preview: Thursday Night
A Sleeper Team From Each Conference
Each year in each conference, there are a couple of teams that seem to overachieve well beyond what was expected of them before the season starts. These teams are what makes college football the product that it is. Before Alabama began its now near-decade long tear through the sport, it was much tougher predicting who … Continue reading A Sleeper Team From Each Conference
Top G5 Non-Conference Matchups of 2017
With the putrid garbage fire the NBA calls a “playoff” nearing its end, it’s finally time to talk a little football. This year’s schedule features several intriguing non-conference group of five games, no power five teams involved, and we’ll hit four of those with this list today. Oregon State at Colorado State August 26 … Continue reading Top G5 Non-Conference Matchups of 2017
Breaking Down the Latest FPI Numbers in the Sun Belt
ESPN released its updated Football Power Index this week and ranked every team by its latest numbers. The FPI is defined by ESPN as a measure of team strength that is meant to be the best predictor of a team's performance going forward for the rest of the season. FPI represents how many points above … Continue reading Breaking Down the Latest FPI Numbers in the Sun Belt
A two-bid Big Dance conference? The Sun Belt’s solid non-con makes its case.
Landing one team into the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament is a time-honored Sun Belt tradition seldom broken, especially of late. It's not as if the Sun Belt hasn't featured great teams – Little Rock and Georgia State have recorded Big Dance wins the last two years. But rarely does the Sun Belt give birth to … Continue reading A two-bid Big Dance conference? The Sun Belt’s solid non-con makes its case.