GEORGIA STATE RUMORS

Panthers Add Graduate Transfer Justin Seymour

Georgia State head coach Ron Hunter announced the signing of Murray State graduate transfer and Wheeler High School standout Justin Seymour on Friday.

Summer Practice Continues for Panthers on the Court

Georgia State moved passed the mid-point of summer practice this week as head coach Ron Hunter and his staff prepare the team for the upcoming season.

Georgia State given final OK to buy Turner Field

Just a few months ago, it was reported that the Georgia State Panthers were looking to buy Turner Field from the Atlanta Braves to open a new home football stadium going into the future. Now, that could be happening very soon. It was reported by 11Alive in Atlanta that the school was given the final OK by a recreation board to buy the stadium once the Braves move out and into SunTrust...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia State unveils new weight room graphics

The Georgia State Panthers had a pretty good season in 2015 as they finished off the season with a four-game win streak to go 6-6 and make their first bowl game in team history. It looks like they are trying to do much of the same in 2016 and they revealed some upgrades to their weight room on Thursday. The Panthers put up new graphics all around the walls in their weight room and...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Ware Jokes On Twitter That He “Broke” The Internet 3 Years Ago

Don’t worry, college basketball fans. We aren’t here to show you footage or photos from former Louisville player Kevin Ware’s horrific 2013 NCAA Tournament injury. Once was enough. But Thursday, Ware took to Twitter to reminisce (if you can call it that) about the incident. Ware, who suffered a compound fracture of his leg during his team’s Elite Eight contest against Duke...
Via College Spun
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Georgia State weight room goes wild during Pro Day

With the 2016 NFL Draft just around the corner, college football programs around the nation are rolling out their top prospects at their Pro Days. One of the programs holding its Pro Day on Friday was the Georgia State Panthers at the team facility in downtown Atlanta. While players were working in the weight room to show off their strength on the bench press, their teammates and...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Two-star FB Nabers goes from Georgia State to USF to FSU in 10 days

In a matter of 10 days two-star fullback Gabe Nabers went from the Sun Belt to the Sunshine State as he committed to play football for FSU next season.There will be plenty of wild recruiting stories over the next week or so but not many will match Nabers.’ The 6-2, 215-pound, two-star fullback was a relatively unknown player who had committed to play for the Georgia State of the...
Via FOX Sports
January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee State sets Vandy, Georgia State matchups

(STATS) - Tennessee State announced matchups with an FBS opponent in each of the next three seasons on Tuesday. The Ohio Valley Conference member will make two visits to Vanderbilt, next season on Oct. 22 and then in another trip to Nashville in 2018. The Tigers last faced the SEC member in 2006, losing 38-9. Tennessee State also will travel to Atlanta to open the 2017 season...
Via Associated Press
January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia State hands out bobbleheads of Ron Hunter falling from his chair

Georgia State basketball is not shying away from the fact that its most famous ever moment was a guy falling out of his chair. On Sunday, the Panthers gave away bobbleheads commemorating coach Ron Hunter’s tumble from his swivel chair during the NCAA Tournament in March. It's #GAMEDAY! See you at 7 in the Sports Arena. pic.twitter.com/48D87iO2Bv — GSU Men's Basketball (...
Via The Comeback
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Turner Field Sold To Georgia State University, Will Be Turned Into Football Stadium

Almost two decades ago, it was called Olympic Stadium and served as the site for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1996 Olympic Games as well as track and field competitions (including a record breaking performance by U.S. athlete Michael Johnson). Since then, it became Turner Field and has served as the home of the Atlanta Braves, including the 1999 World Series (a 4-0 sweep...
Via Gamedayr
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State QB sets Sun Belt passing record with touchdown

Georgia State quarterback Nick Arbuckle has had an improbable season for the Panthers this season. In the final four games of the season, he threw for 1,496 yards and ten touchdowns while leading the Panthers to a 6-6 record and their first ever bowl appearance. In the AutoNation Cure Bowl against San Jose Spartans, Arbuckle found wide receiver Donovan Harden for a 38-yard touchdown...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State working on contract extension for Trent Miles

As recent at Nov. 13 of this season, Trent Miles had compiled an unimpressive 3-29 record at Georgia State. It just so happens that Nov. 13 fell on a Friday, which might explain how the Panthers then all of a sudden ripped off four straight double digits wins. During their winning streak, Georgia State outscored their opponents 130-57. He led the Panthers to a 6-6 record and they...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State clips Old Dominion, 68-64

ATLANTA (AP) Jeff Thomas scored 18 points, Jeremy Hollowell added 16 points and seven rebounds, and Georgia State hung on down the stretch to beat Old Dominion 68-64. Markus Crider finished with 13 points and seven rebounds and Kevin Ware had 12 points and four assists for the Panthers (5-2), who remained perfect at home this season, moving to 4-0. Georgia State hit six of its...
Via Associated Press
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State Coach 'Bowling' On The Sideline

When his team was 2-6 he probably didn't think he would have a shot at a bowl game at the end of the season. To make it happen his guys would have to go on a four game winning streak to end the season. After losing five of six to fall to 2-6 there was little reason to think it could happen--but it did.Three straight wins had Georgia State one win away from becoming bowl eligible...
Via FatManWriting
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tip drill - Georgia State pass touched by seven players before it's intercepted

If this play is any indication, Texas State must set aside extra time in practice to work on the tip drill. Incredibly, seven players total touch this Georgia State pass attempt before a Bobcat defender ultimately pulled it in.     Despite the misfortune for Panther quarterback Nick Arbuckle on this play, the Georgia State quarterback still managed over 400 yards of passing...
Via FOX Sports
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Ron Hunter falling off his stool is now a bobblehead

Few images from last year’s NCAA Tournament are as permanently ingrained in our memories as the moment that Georgia State head coach Ron Hunter fell off his stool after son RJ hit a last-second three to lift the team to an upset victory over Baylor in the first round. Now, that moment has been forever immortalized in fantastic fashion. A new bobblehead has been released to commemorate...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Oregon Unveils New Helmets For Today’s Game Against Georgia State

Oregon will look to bounce back from last weekend’s loss at Michigan State when it hosts Georgia State at 2:00 PM EST in Eugene. Here’s the uniform combo the Ducks will be wearing when they take the field, complete with some fresh, new helmets.   Today’s uniform: Black helmet, yellow jersey & pants, black socks & gloves, yellow & black cleats #GoDucks #GSUvsUO...
Via College Spun
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Ware calls stubbing your toe ‘one of the worst pains ever’

By Darryn Albert. Much like Pink Floyd and concept albums or Arnold Schwarzenegger and cheesy one-liners, former Louisville guard Kevin Ware knows a thing or two about pain. You might remember the gruesome compound fracture that the 22-year-old suffered in an Elite Eight game against Duke in 2013. Well, apparently Ware himself, now a Georgia State Panther, briefly forgot about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State’s Kevin Ware: Stubbing Big Toe ‘One Of The Worst Pains Ever’

If everything goes according to plan in our lives, we’ll never know what it feels like for our leg to literally snap in half. But we have stubbed our toe before, and according to the authority on both injuries, they’re pretty much the same thing. In fact, stubbing your toe might be worse. Stubbing your big toe has got to be one of the worse pains ever.— Kevin Ware (@wareisbev...
Via NESN.com
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State Coach Delivers Tearful Postgame Speech About His Son (Video)

Even when they’re out of the NCAA Tournament, Georgia State still finds a way to be the greatest part of March Madness. Head coach Ron Hunter became something of a national treasure after he tore his Achilles celebrating his team’s tournament berth only to then fall off his rolling stool when his son R.J. hit a game-winning 3-pointer to upset No.3 Baylor just a few short days...
Via NESN.com
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ron Hunter breaks down in news conference

By Larry Brown Georgia State was one of the best stories of the first week of March Madness thanks to their upset of Baylor on Thursday, which came on a game-winning shot by coach’s son R.J. Hunter, who dominated for the Panthers down the stretch. Though the Panthers’ run came to an end against Xavier in a 75-67 loss Saturday, the team still enjoyed its time in the spotlight...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State made improvements to Ron Hunter’s chair

Georgia State head coach Ron Hunter provided a moment that will live forever in NCAA Tournament lore when he fell out of his chair after his son R.J. hit a huge three-pointer that helped the Panthers beat Baylor in the first round. Hunter has been coaching from the chair since tearing his Achilles while celebrating...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

West Virginia Trolls President Obama After Mountaineers Beat Buffalo

We’ve got a new trend in the college basketball world, and the President of the United States is involved. Thursday, after Georgia State shocked Baylor, head coach Ron Hunter called out President Barack Obama for failing to pick the Panthers. Now, Friday, after West Virginia took care of business against Buffalo, the Mountaineers did the same. WVU’s Twitter account tweeted directly...
Via College Spun
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Wife of Georgia State coach Ron Hunter making him get pedicure

Georgia State coach Ron Hunter has become a sensation this week. As you know, Hunter tore his Achilles on Sunday while celebrating his team's Sun Belt Conference Championship win. On Thursday, when his son R.J. hit a game-winning three-pointer to give the Panthers an upset over Baylor, Ron fell right out of the rolling chair he had to use as a result of the injury. However, there...
Via FOX Sports
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Georgia State’s Ron Hunter Broke His Cast Celebrating His Son’s 3-Pointer vs. Baylor

Ron Hunter’s celebratory fall out of his chair proved to be a somewhat costly one – it was clearly worth it, though.  On Thursday, the Georgia State coach dropped to the floor after his son, R.J. Hunter, hit a game-winning 3-pointer against Baylor in the NCAA Tournament’s Second Round.  Ron Hunter, who was sitting on a rolling chair because he tore his Achilles celebrating...
Via College Spun
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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