Football Travels to App State Saturday
All season long every football game can be heard on the Georgia Southern Radio Network (flagship station Eagle 102.9 FM). Chris Blair (play-by-play), Terry Harvin (color analyst) and Ryan Chambers (sidelines) will call the action. Every game can be heard for free on the Athletics Department website, www.GeorgiaSouthernEagles.com.
The Eagles (4-2 overall, 1-2 SoCon) are coming off a double-overtime loss at Elon last Saturday. The fifth-ranked Mountaineers (5-1, 1-1) were off last week.
Senior quarterback Jayson Foster (Canton/Cherokee County), who earlier this week was added to the Walter Payton Award watch list, continues to lead the league and rank among the national leaders in several offensive categories. Among the national leaders, Foster ranks: fourth in rushing (159.3 yards per game), 37th in passing efficiency (131.45), 16th in total offense (280.8 ypg), tied for 55th in punt returns (6.9 ypg), fourth in scoring (15.0 ppg) and tied for 14th in all-purpose yards (173.2).
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Larry Beard (Fairburn/Sandy Creek) moved into the national rankings thanks to his 2.5 sacks last week at Elon. The junior defensive end is tied for 46th averaging 0.58 sacks per game. Chris Covington (Lawrenceville/Brookwood) and Carson Hill (Haddock/Baldwin County) share the team lead, and rank 59th in the nation, with two interceptions.
The Eagles, who own the two longest home winning streaks in Division I FCS history (39 and 38 games), are looking to end
- Category: Football
- Published on Wednesday, 17 October 2007 00:15