View Full Version : Blueblood’s Article Links—Friday, January 24, 2014

24th January 2014, 06:25 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. Hewitt, Bussey Reach 1,000 but Eagles Fall 74-64 to Wofford

["It's a great accomplishment for those guys, but I know they wanted to win," said Georgia Southern coach Mark Byington. "It's something they'll come back and remember."]


2. Baseball Opens Practice this Weekend with Two Scrimmages

[The Georgia Southern baseball team starts preparation for the upcoming season in earnest this weekend with a pair of scrimmages.]


3. Swimming and Diving Hosts Gardner-Webb and North Florida

["We are looking forward to hosting both Gardner-Webb and North Florida this weekend," said head coach Nathan Kellogg. "We are excited to honor our seniors on Saturday. It is always bitter-sweet. Our seniors have had a tremendous impact on our program and are fantastic people. We certainly want them to finish their last home meet on a good note."]


4. Terriers tame GSU

[“They’re the best defensive team in the league for a reason,” Byington said. “They really make you work, and you’ve got to have patience to let them break down. We were too impatient, and we tried to make plays that weren’t there.”]


5. College quarterbacks Colter, McKinnon looking to thrive at new NFL positions

[Days later, the hit still resonates — a welcome-to-Mobile moment that announced McKinnon's steady presence throughout the week. "Ooh, that's embarrassing!" said New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan as he watched McKinnon's big pop of the bigger linebacker.]


6. Senior Bowl Preview: Small School Prospects

[RB Jerick McKinnon, Georgia Southern: McKinnon played QB at Georgia Southern and proved to be a versatile athlete. This year’s version of Dennard Robinson will need to make the transition to RB in the NFL. He will get every opportunity at the Senior Bowl to display his quickness and field vision.]


7. More Chiefs Senior Bowl interviews

[On Wednesday, Wake Forest receiver Mike Campanaro, Clemson quarterback Boyd, Georgia Southern running back Jerick McKinnon, Virginia offensive tackle Morgan Moses and Florida guard Jon Halapio all said they’ve been interviewed by the Chiefs.]