GEORGIA STATE RUMORS

R.J. Hunter named Sun Belt Player of the Year

Georgia State’s R.J. Hunter was named the Sun Belt’s Player of the Year in men’s basketball on Tuesday, leading a parade of Panthers who received honors. Coaches and one media member covering each school voted. Ron Hunter was named the conference’s coach of the year after leading the team to a 17-1 record and top seed in the Sun Belt tournament, which begins on Thursday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia State takes Sun Belt, poses Cinderella threat

ATLANTA -- Shirts flashing RUN SBC were everywhere, dotting the corridors and the rafters of the 3,500-seat arena the Georgia State Panthers call home, bringing singularity to a coronation years in the making. The school stole some inspiration from hip-hop icons for the T-shirts -- complete with sunglasses reflecting a team huddle and the Atlanta city skyline; a nod to the team&...
Via Fox Sports South
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Atkins named Sun Belt player of the week

Georgia State’s Manny Atkins was named the Sun Belt men’s basketball player of the week on Monday. Atkins, a senior, averaged 16 points and 7.7 rebounds in leading the Panthers (20-7, 13-1) to three consecutive wins. His 3-pointer with eight-tenths of a second remaining lifted the Panthers to an 80-77 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday. Georgia State will play at Texas...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Guy says 150,000 retweet-related date with Lolo Jones is off now

Bubby Lyles who is a journalism student at Georgia State, seems like a nice kid and he has a crush on Lolo Jones. He decided the best way to get her attention was by asking her for a date if he was able to get 150k RTs on Twitter (the tweet is old, he did have the 150k). If I get 150,000 RTs @lolojones will let me take her on a date! Help me out! pic.twitter.com/j9hFfxqlCi — Bubby...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia State tops Louisiana-Monroe 75-60

Manny Atkins scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Georgia State continued to roll in conference action with a 75-60 victory over Louisiana-Monroe Thursday. Devonta White added 20 points and five assists for Georgia State (19-7, 12-1 Sun Belt Conference), which has won 16 of its last 17 contests. The Panthers scored the first five points of the game and opened on a 15-4...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

RB Truss leads Samford past Georgia State 31-21

Fabian Truss scored two touchdowns to lead Samford past Georgia State 31-21 on Friday night. The senior running back returned the opening kickoff 100 yards to shock the Panthers. He broke a tackle at the 25, bounced outside, juked the last defender and didn't look back. The return was Truss' career best return. In the fourth quarter, he put the Bears ahead for good with...
Via Fox Sports
August 30, 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

Draft Zone Spotlight: D’Mario Gunn, DB, Georgia State

Draft Zone Spotlight: D’Mario Gunn, DB, Georgia State D’Mario Gunn is a very solid defensive back with great motor skills. He has the skills to play both Safety and Cornerback at the next level. Gunn is GSU’s fourth-leading tackler on the season with 56 hits, four tackles for loss, two interceptions and two pass breakups and set the GSU record with a 73-yard interception return...
Via NFL Draft Zone
March 10, 2013  |  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
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

Richmond 35, Georgia State 14

Richmond bolted to a big halftime lead and rolled to a 35-14 victory against Georgia State on Saturday. The Spiders led 28-7 at the break. Quarterback John Laub led Richmond (3-1, 1-0 Colonial Athletic Association) with 223 yards and one touchdown on 16-of-25 passing and rushed for 73 yards and three TDs. Richmond's Stephen Barnette caught three passes for 87 yards, including...
Via Fox Sports
September 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia State promotes Saturday's game by singing Corey Hart

The Georgia State Panthers are playing at 6 PM on Saturday at the Georgia Dome. It's a pretty big deal. So they created this video to promote the game, and it's an instant classic. With Corey Hart's "Sunglasses at Night" playing, a camera goes around the campus and shows various people singing along to the song while wearing flickering blue glasses,...
Via Crystal Ball Run
September 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Curry sticks to core values in building Panthers

Through thin glasses, Bill Curry could see a roomhalf-filled with media members, each holding cameras or voice recorders andsitting in comfortable seats that were nonexistent five years ago.He voiced his unwavering appreciation. He glowed from hismakeshift stage. Here, in the still-shimmering Georgia State football practicefacility, houses Bill Currys career twilight, but also his...
Via Fox Sports South
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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