Tag: Georgia Southern Eagles football

Highlights: CSJ FBS Group of Five Top Five Games and Recap of Week 7

And then there were none! That is no Group of Five now after Week 7 remains undefeated. The two undefeated G5 teams coming into Week 7 were Coastal Carolina and James Madison, who both play in the Sun Belt Conference’s East Division. Both teams had fellow East Division foes this week with JMU traveling to […]

Highlights: CSJ FBS Group of Five Top Five Games and Recap of Week 2

Week 2 has to be the week of the Sun Belt Conference for the Group of Five. Two Sun Belt teams defeated Top 10 AP ranked teams, while another beat a historically top school. All games were on the road. The two teams to beat the Top 25 squads were Marshall and Appalachian State. Marshall […]

2022 Division I Conference Preview: Sun Belt Conference

co-authored by Jamie Williams & Kent Schmidt For the first time in the short history of the Sun Belt Conference, a West Division team won the crown with Louisiana picking up the crown a season ago.  But much has changed since the Ragin’ Cajans defeated Appalachian State in the SBC title game a year ago.  […]

Group of Five 2020-21 Bowl Week 1 Recap & Highlights

What a first week of bowl action of the first ten bowl games of the season! Two games really caught my attention in UCF playing BYU and Coastal Carolina playing Liberty this week before the games started. BYU throttled UCF 49-23 in what looks to be QB Zach Wilson’s final collegiate game in the Boca […]

CSJ 2020 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Preview: Louisiana Tech vs. Georgia Southern

Louisiana Tech vs. Georgia SouthernWhen: Wednesday, December 23rd, 3:00 PM ESTWhere: Mercedes-Benes Superdome, New Orleans, La.TV/Streaming: ESPN, WatchESPN Louisiana Tech and Georgia Southern meet for the first time in their histories when the two schools face each other in New Orleans. Louisiana Tech started its season well with a pair of wins over Southern Miss and Houston […]

Highlights: CSJ FBS Group of Five Top Five Games and Recap of Week 5

It was upset week in the American Athletic Conference this week with two of the predicted contenders going down. Both UCF and Memphis took losses but the other contender now looks like the top pick in Cincinnati to win the league. SMU won a see-saw contents over Memphis as the Mustangs hit a late field […]

Highlights: CSJ FBS Group of Five Top Five Games and Recap of Week 4

This week we got the news of the two previously called-off conferences of the Mountain West and Mid-American Conferences making a return to play this fall. The Mountain West will follow what last week the Big 10 completed with a return to play on Oct. 24th and each school is intended to play eight games […]

Highlights: CSJ FBS Group of Five Top Five Games and Recap of Week 2

The Sun Belt is the Fun Belt definitely after Week 2!! And the Sun Belt Conference seems to own the Power Five Big 12 Conference this year. Three Sun Belt teams went on the road to Big 12 squads this past Saturday and all three will be coming home with victories. Louisiana, Arkansas State, and […]

2020 Division I Conference Preview: Sun Belt Conference

The Sun Belt has often been considered the lowest ranked conference in all of FBS but with the play of App State and Louisiana, as well as the rest of the conference, this can not be said any longer. Right now, the Sun Belt looks to be better overall than C-USA and the MAC.

Liberty Defense Shines in Cure Bowl Triumph, 23-16 Over Georgia Southern

A history-making season at Liberty was capped in the most perfect of ways as the Flames shut down Georgia Southern’s vaunted rushing attack and defeated the Eagles 23-16 to capture the 2019 FBC Mortgage Cure Bowl on Saturday in front of 18,158 fans at Exploria Stadium.

CSJ 2019 FBC Mortgage Cure Bowl Preview: Georgia Southern vs. Liberty, How To Watch and Fearless Predictions

Georgia Southern, winners of six Football Championship Subdivision national titles before making the transition to the FBS in 2014, is appearing in a bowl game for the third time in school history.

COULSON: Once Again, Georgia Southern Haunts Appalachian State, In 24-21 Halloween Victory

BOONE, N.C. — In the wind, the cold and the snow of Kidd Brewer Stadium on Thursday, 20th-ranked Appalachian State seemingly watched the cotton boll of its Cotton Bowl hopes wither and die on the vine as arch-rival Georgia Southern held on for a 24-21 victory before 18,796 brave spectators and the national-television, Halloween-night audience […]

Group of Five 2018-19 Bowl Day 1 Recap & Highlights

Five bowl games involving Group of Five schools kicked off the bowl season on Dec. 15. Mountain West champion Fresno State and Sun Belt champion Appalachian State were both in action and both won their games rather easily. Utah State and Tulane were big winners in their games. But the game of the day was […]

CSJ 2018 Camellia Bowl Preview: Georgia Southern vs. Eastern Michigan, How To Watch and Fearless Predictions

Georgia Southern vs. Eastern Michigan (Camellia Bowl) When: Saturday, December 15, 5:30 PM EST Where: Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, AL TV/Streaming: ESPN, WatchESPN (subscription req’d) Georgia Southern Eagles (3rd Sun Belt East, 9-3, 6-2) After finishing with a 2-10 record in 2017, Georgia Southern excelled in a full season under Chad Lunsford in 2018 with a […]

CSJ Week 11 Preview: Troy at Georgia Southern, How to Watch and Fearless Prediction

Troy at Georgia Southern When: Saturday, November 10th, 1:00 PM EDT Where:Allen E. Paulson Stadium, Statesboro, Ga. TV/Streaming: ESPN+ Troy Trojans (7-2, 5-0 Sun Belt) This is a must-win for both teams to win the Sun Belt East. Both teams are still contending with Appalachian State so the loser most likely will be out of […]