Sun Belt Power Rankings: Week 6

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Last week was a quiet one in the Sun Belt Conference, with only three games taking place, while the other six teams were off. But last week did feature the conference’s two winless teams take their first victories of the season. Arkansas State upset Georgia Southern with a last minute touchdown drive, and Georgia State defeated Texas State by 20 […] READ MORE


Georgia Southern Grades: Arkansas State

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Georgia Southern lost their second game of the season Wednesday night to Arkansas State 27-26 after the Red Wolves drove down the field and scored with only nine seconds remaining. Georgia Southern (3-2, 2-1) led for the entire game until Justin Hansen completed the game winning touchdown pass to Omar Bayless. But the Eagles were very fortunate to be leading at that […] READ MORE


Sun Belt Power Rankings: Week 5

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Week five of the season ended without any major shake-ups in the Sun Belt Power Rankings especially at the top. The Troy Trojans continue to look like a contender for the Sun Belt Conference. Appalachian State won their conference opener to insert themselves into the top of the standings. Georgia Southern took an off-week to regroup before playing Arkansas State. The two schools in […] READ MORE


Georgia Southern Bye Week Comes at the Best Time

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Georgia Southern began the 2016 season 3-0 with great defensive outings and solid offensive performances. But in a 49-31 loss at Western Michigan, including a 28 point second quarter, they found out a lot about their team moving forward. Georgia Southern Bye Week Comes at the Best Time When Georgia Southern played South Alabama and Louisiana Monroe, the Eagles defended against offenses that were one-sided by […] READ MORE


Sun Belt Power Rankings: Week Four

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Control of the conference is quickly shifting away from the team that has dominated it for almost the entire decade. New teams and old dynasties are looking to stake their claim to the Sun Belt. We are a month into the 2016 season, and story lines are beginning to unfold. Teams are falling into place, […] READ MORE


Sun Belt Power Rankings; Week 3

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Week three is over, and we’re beginning to get a glimpse of what to expect out of the 11 teams from the Sun Belt Conference from here on out. The incumbent champion Arkansas State is still struggling to win a game. TroyandLouisiana Lafayette are looking like legitimate contenders in the conference. As does South Alabama despite being 0-2 in […] READ MORE


SBC Preview: Georgia Southern at Western Michigan

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SBC Preview: Georgia Southern at Western Michigan The undefeated current leader of the Sun Belt Conference find themselves in a battle with another unbeaten team this Saturday. Georgia Southern travels to Kalamazoo this Saturday to play the Western Michigan Broncos on the second part of a home-and-home series. The Eagles won last year’s game 43-17 […] READ MORE


Georgia Southern Grades: Louisiana Monroe

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Georgia Southern survived a scare from Louisiana Monroe Saturday night. The Warhawks took an early 14-0 lead over the Eagles in the first quarter. But from there, Georgia Southern scored 23 unanswered points to escape with a 23-21 victory. However, they needed a blocked field goal from R.J. Murray with 1:16 left to end Monroe’s chances of winning. […] READ MORE


Sun Belt Preview: Georgia Southern vs. Louisiana Monroe

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Georgia Southern enters Saturday’s match-up against Louisiana Monroe with high hopes of extending their early lead in the Sun Belt Conference. The Eagles took control of the conference with a 24-9 win over South Alabama last Saturday. Favian Upshaw was dominant that day with 127 passing yards and 133 rushing yards. The Eagles defense yielded plenty of yards to […] READ MORE


Week 2: Sun Belt Power Rankings

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Conference play began this past week for two teams in the Sun Belt. That means Georgia Southern takes the first lead of the season, while South Alabama is alone in last place for now. The rest of the conference featured another near upset of a Power Five team and three blowout losses to Power Five opponents. Here are […] READ MORE