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The Georgia Southern Mistake

Paul Johnson took over the reins of the Georgia Southern offense in 1985. In his first two seasons in that capacity Southern went 26-4 and won back to back 1-AA championships. From 1987 through 1989 the Eagles went 36-7 and won another title under legendary coach Erk Russell. Tim Stowers took over as head coach […]

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Can Georgia Southern Survive Without the Option?

I saw this article today. It speculates that Brent Pry (Vanderbilt) is a leading candidate at Georgia Southern. It brings up several interesting points. I think Ivin Jasper is the best candidate they can hire. By Donald Heath Georgia Southern’s coaching search will be winding down with the completion of college football. And many of the […]

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Use The Load Scheme as an Alternate Against 4-3 Defenses

The 4-3 defense is a popular one against Flexbone Offenses. Turn on Navy, Georgia Tech, Georgia Southern or any other Flexbone team, and there is a pretty good chance the defense is playing a 4-3 scheme against it. There are also a variety of ways to play the 4-3, the defense can play 4-3 Under, […]

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Georgia Southern Rushes for 429 In The Swamp; Wins 26-20

Kevin Ellison ran for two touchdowns, Jerick McKinnon had a huge score late and Georgia Southern stunned Florida 26-20 Saturday in what will go down as the worst loss in school history. No lower-division team had ever beaten the Gators, who won their previous seven games against Football Championship Subdivision teams by an average of 45 points. So […]

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Gators to Deal With Triple Threat (Georgia Southern)

Another week, another opponent of the Flexbone triple option opponent admitting they’ve had to prepare to defend the offense since the summer. This time the Florida Gators. We’ve seen similar comments already this season made by Syracuse. Miami, Duke, Toledo, and Clemson. I’m sure the list could be considerably, longer, if I would have collected the articles from the entire […]

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