GEORGIA STATE PANTHERS NEWS

Miles leads young Georgia State program into FBS

Georgia State is making a bold move to the Sun Belt Conference and the Football Bowl Subdivision. In only its third season, Georgia State bid farewell to the Football Championship Subdivision by closing the 2012 season with a 51-7 loss to Maine. The Panthers finished 1-10 and were outscored 424-191 in their final season with Bill Curry as coach. Now Georgia State takes its 10-23...
Via Fox Sports
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Georgia State Has Fierce Facemasks To Go With New Helmets

Georgia State is getting back in on the unis action — this time with facemasks. A couple of weeks ago we showed you the Panthers’ new football uniforms and helmets for the fall. Today, it looks like the helmets are getting upgraded for a second time. The GSU Equipment Twitter account tweeted out this picture of the helmets with a fierce new facemask: New facemask on the new...
Via College Spun
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Georgia State Unveils New Football Uniforms With “Puzzle” Vine Video

Georgia State Athletics’ Twitter handle unveiled new football uniforms in a unique fashion this morning. The program produced a Vine video that slowly removed pieces of the Georgia State logo until the full uniforms were showing — kind of like a puzzle. It’s pretty cool — check it out:  All uni pieces now revealed! #AllBlueAllIn special surprise video on our homepage at...
Via College Spun
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss
GOT IT DONE

Lolo Jones has to go on 'Twitter' date

A few weeks ago, a journalism student at Georgia State got Lolo Jones to agree to go on a date with him if he managed to get 150,000 retweets. He did.

Via The Victory Formation
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Pre-Season Preview: Georgia State Panthers

2012 Record: 1-10 Head Coach: Trent Miles (First year at GSU, 20-36 Overall) All-Time Georgia State Record: 10-23 (Started playing FCS level football in 2010)   Schedule Glimpse: 2013 Schedule Link Future Conference Foes: 10/12 vs Troy; 10/19 at Texas State; 10/26 at ULM; 11/2 vs WKU; 11/16 vs Louisiana; 11/23 at Arkansas St; 11/30 vs South Alabama...
Via College Football Zealots
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

FOX Sports South Girl Canicka featured in Busted Coverage

Say hello to Busted Coverage's FOX Sports Girl of the Week, FOX Sports South's Canicka. The Georgia State student opened up about her coolest assignment, her favorite athlete -- former Brave Chipper Jones -- her crushes and more. But when asked to pick her favorite Upton -- B.J. or Justin -- she simply couldn't decide. "Choosings gonna make me lose my mind Upton...
Via Fox Sports South
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Georgia State Lands Junior College Signees

Since being announced as the new head football coach at Georgia State, Trent Miles and his staff have been hard at work on the recruiting trail, results in an influx on committments. The first fruits of those commitments have now been harvested as two Junior College players have signed National Letters of Intent.
Via georgiastate.scout.com
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Hunter, Georgia State beat Southern Poly St. 86-58

R.J. Hunter scored 21 points as Georgia State broke open a close game with a dominant second half to defeat Southern Polytechnic 86-58 Saturday. There were four ties and seven lead changes in the first half, with the Panthers (5-4) leading 37-35 at the break. After the Hornets tied it twice early in the second half, Hunter hit a jumper to spark a 13-0 run, giving Georgia State...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia St. 86, Southern Tech 58

R.J. Hunter scored 21 points as Georgia State broke open a close game with a dominant second half to defeat Southern Polytechnic 86-58 Saturday. There were four ties and seven lead changes in the first half, with the Panthers (5-4) leading 37-35 at the break. After the Hornets tied it twice early in the second half, Hunter hit a jumper to spark a 13-0 run, giving Georgia State...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia State hires Miles as Curry replacement

Trent Miles is leaving Indiana State to replace Bill Curry as Georgia State's football coach. Curry, the former Alabama, Kentucky and Georgia Tech coach who launched the Georgia State program in 2008, is retiring. Miles, a former assistant at Stanford, Notre Dame and Washington, led Indiana State to a 7-4 record this year, his third straight winning season at the school. Indiana...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Reports: Trent Miles to Georgia State

Trent Miles/Ctsy: GoSycamores.com ((ht: footballscoop.com)) Hmmmm... It appears Georgia State has found their second football coach. Reports say that Indiana State head coach Trent Miles has agreed to take over for the retiring Bill Curry at the downtown Atlanta based school. Miles is credited with reviving the program at Indiana State after his hire in 2008. The Sycamores...
Via Online Sports Guys
November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Hunter leads Georgia State in 74-55 loss to Duke

The father in Ron Hunter beamed with pride. The coach in him saw room for improvement. His son R.J. Hunter finished his first college game with a double-double - at Cameron Indoor Stadium, no less - with his 14 points and 10 rebounds leading Georgia State in the Panthers' 74-55 season-opening loss to No. 8 Duke on Friday night. ''As a dad, he gets his allowance,'...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Preview: Duke v. Georgia State

The 2012-2013 season opens up tonight with Duke facing the Panthers of Georgia State
Via duke.scout.com
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Old Dominion 53, Georgia State 27

Taylor Heinicke threw at least three touchdown passes in his fourth game of the season and Old Dominion's rushing attack punched in four touchdowns in the Monarch's 53-27 win over Georgia State on Saturday. Heinicke, who finished with 351 yards and three passing touchdowns, entered the game as the Football Championship Subdivision's leader in passing yards and total...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Lorenzo Ward, Say No to Georgia State

Could Lorenzo Ward be on the short list for the head coaching job at Georgia State? Rumors are spreading, even Darryl Slater of The Charleston Post & Courier wrote about the potential and so did Mr. SEC. Asked if he’d be interested in the Panthers’ job, Ward said: “You can’t ever say ‘no’ in this business, but I have a great job.” Let me go ahead and help...
Via Leftover Hot Dog
November 01, 2012  |  Discuss

James Madison 28, Georgia State 21

Dae'Quan Scott rushed for 130 yards to surpass 2,000 for his career and James Madison held off a fourth-quarter Georgia State rally to win 28-21 Saturday. Scott, who caught a 6-yard TD pass from Michael Birdsong and also ran for a 4-yard score, now has 2,085 yards. The Dukes (6-2, 4-1 Colonial Athletic Association) took a 28-7 lead early in the fourth quarter after Brandon...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Panthers Lose Twice in Loss to Villanova

Last Saturday, coming off their first win of the season, the Panthers once again fell victim to turnovers and sloppy play as Villanova claimed a 49-24 win over host Georgia State on Homecoming at the Georgia Dome on Saturday.
Via georgiastate.scout.com
October 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Villanova 49, Georgia State 24

John Robertson passed for two touchdowns and ran for another and Kevin Monangai's 130 yards paced the Villanova rushing attack in a 49-24 win over Georgia State on Saturday. The Wildcats led 35-10 at halftime and 49-10 with 13:57 remaining in the first meeting between the Colonial Athletic Association teams. Villanova (6-2, 4-1) finished with 343 yards on 53 carries compared...
Via AP on Fox
October 20, 2012  |  Discuss

RUNDOWN: GSU Breaks Through With Win Over URI

Throughout this season, Georgia State fans have wanted to see the Panthers establish more of a run game, with Donald Russell leading the way. However, as the Panthers have been plagued with problems, most notably turnovers, than have caused them to get behind early in games, the coaching staff has felt the need to rely on the play of the Quarterbacks, which has been less than stellar.
Via georgiastate.scout.com
October 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia State 41, Rhode Island 7

Donald Russell ran for a school record 201 yards on 21 carries, including two touchdowns, while Ben McLane passed for two more scores as Georgia State rolled to a 41-7 win over Rhode Island in Colonial Athletic Association action Saturday. The win is Georgia State's first as a member of the Football Bowl Subdivision. Russell's outburst marked his fourth 100-plus yard effort...
Via AP on Fox
October 13, 2012  |  Discuss

300 Georgia State Fans Battle For $10,000 Falling From Georgia Dome Roof

Things in Georgia are looking pretty grim. Yes, UGA got stomped by South Carolina over the weekend (leading to their QB’s house getting egged), but Georgia State might have gone even lower. In an effort to boost poor attendance, GSU brass thought of a genius promotion: dropping cash money from the ceiling of the Georgia Dome. No joke…300 students were allowed onto the field to...
Via Busted Coverage
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia State Makes it Rain in Atlanta

No...not like Geno Smith makes it rain on scoreboards. The Panthers literally made it rain like Pacman Jones in the Georgia Dome at halftime of their game against New Hampshire. Check it out: The stunt was a promotion between the school and Georgia's Own Credit Union to spur attendance during Family Weekend...judging by the 65,000 people there dressed as empty seats...
Via Double Coverage Football
October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia State Promotion Has More Money Than Fans

((HT: Rick Limpert)) The Georgia State football program has decided to move from the Colonial Athletic Association to the Sun Belt Conference. And in their transitional year of moving from I-AA to Division I-Big Boy football, the Panthers are taking their lumps. The average attendance has dropped under 10,000 and the NCAA mandates that you need a three-year average of 17,000...
Via Online Sports Guys
October 07, 2012  |  Discuss
MAKE IT RAIN

Georgia State cash drop was crazy

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Via Sharapova's Thigh
October 07, 2012  |  Discuss

New Hampshire 44, Georgia State 21

Andy Vailas threw four touchdowns passes and Nico Steriti scored three touchdowns in New Hampshire's 44-21 victory against Georgia State on Saturday. It was the 100th win in coach Sean McDonnell's career. Georgia State's Ronnie Bell threw a 54-yard touchdown pass to Albert Wilson to tie the game at 7 in the first quarter, but New Hampshire (4-2, 2-1 Colonial Athletic...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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