View Full Version : Blueblood’s Article Links—Monday, July 13, 2009

13th July 2009, 06:51 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. Young WRs crucial for Georgia Southern

[Each came to Statesboro highly ranked by various scouting services, making it somewhat surprising that three freshmen of this caliber didn’t sign with Division I schools, especially considering the premium colleges are putting on signing big receivers. “They felt like, if my dreams are to get to the NFL, it doesn’t matter what level ball you play. Scouts are going to find you,” Dugans said.]


2. Former Rebels earn honors at GSU

[Together the duo has become the youthful backbone for an Eagles squad that has made three consecutive Southern Conference Tournament championship game appearances and has opened up a softball pipeline from Effingham County to GSU. "It happened to be they found me and they saw Marie and it's really opened up the recruiting around here and more people are being recruited," Smith said. "I think that's really neat."]


3. Emails in on BCS, Blazers & steroids

[You know what would be a good survey. Talk to Division I-AA players, from Appalachian State or Georgia Southern or wherever, and ask them which they prefer. A 16-team playoff, in which they play home games or fly or bus to road games and turn around and go home, with a national title game in Chattanooga or some such place. Or would they prefer a bowl system. Would they like to go play a relatively-meaningless game in Tampa or San Antonio or San Diego and spent 4-5 days practicing but otherwise taking a vacation. I don’t think the playoff junkies want to know the answer.]


4. Travs Drop Tough Ten Inning Game

[The Travs came from behind in the ninth inning thanks to a two-run homer from catcher Flint Wipke to take a 3-2 lead, but Wipke committed a throwing error giving Frisco the tying run in the ninth inning to set up extras.]


5. TinCaps bounce back from loss

[Daniel Robertson, Allan Dykstra, Cole Figueroa, Griffin Benedict and Brayden Drake also collected an RBI.]


6. Padres Prospect Interview: Ty Wright

[Outfielder Ty Wright is an imposing specimen. He looks more like a tailback than a baseball player. Given his above average speed and power potential, the San Diego Padres are excited about the potential of this 21-year-old.]