View Full Version : Blueblood’s Article Links—Wednesday, February 04, 2009

4th February 2009, 07:52 AM
Each day we strive to find article links involving Georgia Southern athletics and former Georgia Southern athletes. Should you find we missed an article link, please reply to help keep the Eagle Faithful informed:

1. GSU looks to sign another big class

[“We like to get as many local players as we can get, but our ultimate goal is to get the best possible student-athlete we can get to come play at Georgia Southern,” Hatcher said. “If that means they’re from our town or from Florida or Alabama or South Carolina, we’re going to try to get the best. We do have a lot of respect for our local teams and local coaches.”]


2. Eagles looking to sign local player

["The first year we were here, it was get what we can get," Hatcher said. "Last year, we had an idea of who can succeed at Georgia Southern. This year is the most comfortable we've been going into recruiting."]



[At Georgia Southern, the football recruiting expenditures were $33,000 for 2008. Georgia State, which will field a team for the first time in 2010, has spent 39,564 to reel in its first recruits. Those schools play in Division I-AA, which allows fewer scholarships. Georgia and Tech are Division I-A.]


4. App State grounds Eagles

[Though Georgia Southern (7-13, 5-7) pulled to within three in the second half, they could not take the lead away from Appalachian. “I can’t say how tough it is to play here,” Fancher said. “They win over 70 percent of their games here and it is a loud environment. I thought the kids handled it well. They played with some consistency and though (the Eagles) answered with a run, we never let them take the lead, which was encouraging.”]


5. Collier's top seniors set to sign today with some of nation's top athletic programs

[The football players won”t be having all the fun. Naples baseball players Josh Patton and Ryan Sadler will sign letters to receive scholarships to Division I programs as well. Patton (North Florida) and Sadler (Georgia Southern) have been committed to their schools since early November. They, along with cross country runner Jeff Marvel (Tufts), will sign at this morning’s ceremony.]