Georgia Southern Athletic Director Jared Benko met with the media on Monday. He said that since he was hired in March of 2020, his emphasis has been on improving all 17 Eagles sports teams, including football.
Friday would have marked Coach Erk Russell’s 95th birthday. The Georgia Southern legend will be honored again this year by high school football teams from around the state in the 10th annual Erk Russell Classic.
The pandemic has left athletic departments across the country having to make difficult decisions when it comes to allocating funds, so the Georgia Southern women’s golf team is looking to Eagle nation for support.
Friday night was a tough loss at home for the Georgia Southern Eagles women’s basketball team, but they were able to honor some people that are fighting a much more critical fight - healthcare heroes working through this pandemic.