Three Eagles Invited to Postseason Scout Bowls
STATESBORO, Ga. - Three more members of the Georgia Southern Football team were invited to postseason scout bowls joining teammate J.J. Wilcox, who was invited to the Senior Bowl in early December.
Dion DuBose, Darius Eubanks and Brent Russell were all invited to the USA Freedom Bowl, while Russell was also invited to the 2013 Raycom College Football All-Star Classic. The USA Freedom Bowl, being held in Virginia Beach, Va., starts on January 18th and runs through the 21st. The Raycom All-Star Classic is being held in Montgomery, Ala., on January 19th.
DuBose finished the year with 50 tackles, 11.0 tackles for loss and 6.5 sacks. DuBose was also a Third Team All-American by College Sports Madness and a First Team All-Southern Conference selection by the league's head coaches.
Eubanks finished third on the team with 77 tackles from the safety position and was a First Team All-SoCon Section by the league's head coaches. Eubanks played his first three seasons at linebacker before moving to the safety position in fall camp.
Russell finished as the team's all-time leader in career sacks with 25. The three-year All-American finished the 2012 season with 44 tackles, 4.5 sacks and 8.5 tackles for loss and was also named a First Team FCS All-American by the Sports Network and was a consensus First Team All-Southern Conference selection earlier this year.
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- Category: Football
- Published on Wednesday, 02 January 2013 11:14