Georgia
Southern
University


Gus guards Georgia Southern's six national titles

About Georgia Southern
Georgia Southern University is the most prestigious university in the southern half of Georgia. It has both the fastest growing student body and fastest growing faculty in the nation. One fourth of GSU students score above an 1170 on the SAT. 75% of freshmen return for their sophomore year; this is nearly double the national average of 39%.

Famous alumni include:
Dan Cathy, Chief Operating Officer and President of Chick-Fil-A
Michael Curry, Head basketball coach for Detroit Pistons
Hugh Darley, Former Disney Executive
Todd Greene, Baseball catcher for Texas Rangers
Joey Hamilton, Baseball pitcher for St. Louis Cardinals
James Kennedy, Director of Kennedy Space Center
Zach McElroy, Founder of Zaxby's restaurants
Hala Moddlemog, President of Church's Chicken
Charles Norwood, U.S. Congressman
Adrian Peterson, Division 1-AA All-time Rushing Leader; running back for Chicago Bears
Gene Sauers, Professional Golfer
John Tudor, Baseball Pitcher for St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox

Georgia Southern Athletics

Football



National
Champions
National
Finalists
Semi
Finalists
Quarter
Finalists
SoCon
Champions
Top Ten
Finishes
1985 1985 1985 1985 1993 1985
1986 1986 1986 1986 1997 1986
1989 1988 1988 1987 1998 1987
1990 1989 1989 1988 1999 1988
1999 1990 1990 1989 2000 1989
2000 1998 1998 1990 2001 1990
  1999 1999 1993 2002 1993
  2000 2000 1995 2004 1997
    2001 1997 2005 1998
    2002 1998 2011 1999
    2010 1999 2012 2000
    2011 2000   2001
    2012 2001   2002
      2002   2004
      2010   2005
      2011   2010
      2012   2011
          2012

Games Against Programs in Major Conferences
Georgia Southern 19, Miami 6-------------1932
Miami 44, Georgia Southern 0-------------1936
Miami 40, Georgia Southern 0-------------1937
East Carolina 34, Georgia Southern 27----1984
Florida 38, Georgia Southern 14----------1986
East Carolina 35, Georgia Southern 33----1986
East Carolina 16, Georgia Southern 13----1987
Florida State 28, Georgia Southern 10----1988
Florida State 48, Georgia Southern 6-----1990
Georgia Southern 17, Marshall 14---------1990
Auburn 32, Georgia Southern 17-----------1991
Georgia 34, Georgia Southern 7-----------1992
Marshall 13, Georgia Southern 3----------1993
Miami 30, Georgia Southern 7-------------1993
Miami 56, Georgia Southern 0-------------1994
Marshall 34, Georgia Southern 13---------1994
Marshall 37, Georgia Southern 7----------1995
Florida 62, Georgia Southern 14----------1996
Marshall 29, Georgia Southern 13---------1996
Oregon State 48, Georgia Southern 41-----1999
Georgia 29, Georgia Southern 7-----------2000
Georgia 48, Georgia Southern 28----------2004
Georgia 45, Georgia Southern 21----------2008
North Carolina 42, Georgia Southern 12---2009
Alabama 45, Georgia Southern 21---2011
Georgia 45, Georgia Southern 14---2012
Georgia Southern 26, Florida 20---2013
North Carolina State 24, Georgia Southern 23---2014
Georgia Tech 42, Georgia Southern 38---2014
West Virginia 44, Georgia Southern 0---2015
Georgia 23, Georgia Southern 17 (overtime)---2015
Georgia Southern 58, Bowling Green 27---2015 (first bowl game ever)
Georgia Tech 35, Georgia Southern 24---2016
Mississippi 37, Georgia Southern 27---2016
Auburn 41, Georgia Southern 7--2017
Indiana 52, Georgia Southern 17--2017

Basketball


NCAA Participants NIT Participants Conference Champions
1983 (lost to Robert Morris 64-54) 1988 1983
1987 (lost to runner-up Syracuse 79-73) 1989 1985
1992 (lost to Sweet 16 Oklahoma State 100-73) 2006 1987
    1988
    1989
    1992
    2000
    2001
    2002 (South)
    2004 (South)
    2006 (South)

Baseball


College World Series Participant NCAA Participant Conference Champions
1973 (beat Harvard, lost to Texas and Minnesota) 1973 1980
1990 (lost to Stanford and Mississippi State) 1974 1981
  1979 1984
  1980 1985
  1987 1986
  1990 1987
  1996 1988
  2000 1993
  2001 1996
  2002 1997
  2009 2000
  2011 2001
  2014 2002
  2009
  2011
  2014


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