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FCS Playoffs 2012

GSU leads at halftime, 13-9

Georgia Southern is 30 minutes away from advancing to the FCS championship game.

Georgia Southern preview vs. NDSU

The Eagles have made their way to the national semifinals, but will face their toughest opponent yet.

Jerick McKinnon finally settles into a position

After previous stints as a running back, wide receiver and cornerback, Jerick McKinnon switched to quarterback this season and became Georgia Southern's starter. He's proved to be a steadying for the Eagles.

Ga. Southern relying on Swope, McKinnon

If the Eagles hope to beat North Dakota State on Friday in the FCS semifinals, they'll need to lean heavily on quarterback Jerick McKinnon and running back Dominique Swope -- much like they have all year long.

Georgia Southern kicking job up for grabs vs. NDSU

The Eagles haven't successfully kicked a field goal since October, and the coaching staff will go with the hottest hand in practice this week for their FCS playoff quarterfinal against North Dakota State on Friday night.

Georgia Southern faces tough North Dakota St. D

Georgia Southern faces North Dakota State in the FCS playoff quarterfinals on Friday, and will go against an NDSU defense that hasn't given up a playoff touchdown since they faced the Eagles last year.

North Dakota State familiar with triple-option

The top-seeded Bison could be ready for Georgia Southern's unique offensive attack.

Swope expected to play vs. North Dakota St.

After helping the Eagles to victory last week, Dominique Swope should be back to play in the FCS semifinals.

Eagles make return trip to FCS semifinals

Behind a 28 point 4th quarter outburst, Georgia Southern advances to the Semifinals for the third consecutive year.

Eagles moving on to North Dakota State

Georgia Southern advanced to the semifinal round of the FCS playoffs for the third straight year, and there it will meet North Dakota State for the second straight season.

Georgia Southern rallies, Eagles advances to semis

Head coach Jeff Monken was grinning from ear to ear when the Eagles blasted off 28 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to make it to the FCS semifinals

Georgia Southern's defense comes up big in the end

Georgia Southern's defense stepped up late as they upset Old Dominion, 49-35, on Saturday to advance to the FCS semifinals for the third consecutive year.

Georgia Southern, ODU preparing for shootout

There could be a lot of points scored in the FCS playoff game between Georgia Southern and Old Dominion on Saturday. Both teams rank among the nation's top 10 in total offense.

Eagles keeping options open for potential FBS move

While the Georgia Southern Eagles are set to play the Old Dominion Monarchs on Saturday, their athletic department may be pondering a move to the FBS level of college football.

Georgia Southern prepping for ODU

The Georgia Southern Eagles are getting ready for a playoff rematch against the Old Dominion Monarchs this Saturday. The Eagles beat ODU 55-48 last season.

Heinicke will be problem for Georgia Southern

Atlanta native and record-setting quarterback Taylor Heinicke leads Old Dominion will be a problem for Georgia Southern in Saturday's FCS quarterfinal game.

Jerick McKinnon and co. advance

The Georgian Southern Eagles are in the third round of the FCS playoffs after a 24-16 win over Central Arkansas.

Georgia Southern begins another FCS playoff run

The Georgia Southern Eagles are 32-3 in home playoff games. Another FCS playoff run begins on Saturday when they host the Central Arkansas Bears. The Eagles took the triple-option offense to an 8-3 record and now aim for the school's 7th FCS title.

Can Georgia Southern make another FCS Playoff run?

The Georgia Southern Eagles are in action on Saturday as part of the 2012 FCS Playoff schedule. The Eagles are 32-3 in home playoff games and will take on the Central Arkansas Bears.

Eagles hope to lean on past experience

The Georgia Southern Eagles are in the FCS playoffs for the third straight year. Can their past experience in the playoffs lead to a National Championship?

Dorian Byrd earns all-conference nod

Georgia Southern offensive lineman Dorian Byrd made the All-Southern Conference First Team despite being hindered by injuries throughout the season.

1st round of FCS playoffs complete

South Dakota State, Stony Brook, Coastal Carolina and Wagner advanced into the second round of the FCS playoffs with victories on Saturday.

Jeff Monken: 'I don't want to have any regrets'

The Georgia Southern Eagles are practicing straight through Thanksgiving to prepare themselves for their opening FCS playoff game against the Central Arkansas Bears. Why is this team practicing on that holiday?

Eagles begin FCS playoff run vs. Central Arkansas

Georgia Southern opens the 2012 FCS playoffs with a home game against Central Arkansas on Dec. 1. Eagles head coach Jeff Monken expects a hard-fought contest.

FCS Playoffs: Georgia Southern to play UCA

The Georgia Southern Eagles will take on the Central Arkansas Bears in the first round of the FCS playoffs, which start December 1st

Jeff Monken looks ahead to FCS playoffs

Georgia Southern suffered a 45-14 loss to Georgia on Saturday but Eagles head coach Jeff Monken is focusing on the upcoming FCS playoffs and the not his team's loss to the Bulldogs.

FCS playoffs selection show 2012: Preview

The FCS playoff bracket will be unveiled at 1:30 p.m. ET on Sunday and can be seen on ESPNU.

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