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GATA Talk Ep. 20 - 2018 Recap & Coaching Changes

We're back, Eagle Nation! We took some time off to let the coaching carousel of the Sun Belt Conference play itself out. Now that the chips have fallen, Matt and Cody recap the memorable 2018 Georgia Southern football season, where it ranks in their time as fans and how the coaching changes in the conference may affect the Eagles. 

Show Notes: 

4:18 - Looking Back at 2018

21:48 - Favorite Moments from the 2018 Season

35:30 - Where Does This Season Rank in Recent GS History? 

43:15 - Sun Belt Coaching Carousel and How It Affects Us

GATA Talk Ep. 19 - Camellia Bowl Recap with Savannah Morning News’ Travis Jaudon

Eagle Nation is still celebrating a dramatic Camellia Bowl win as Georgia Southern completed its first 10-win season since becoming a member of the FBS with a 23-21 victory of Eastern Michigan. Savannah Morning News beat writer Travis Jaudon joins Matt and Cody to talk about the Camellia Bowl win, the legacy left by this senior class and what a 10-win season could mean for the 2019 recruiting class. 

Show Notes: 

2:23 - Shoutout to Eagle Nation Who Made Montgomery a Blast 

4:30 - Talking Camellia Bowl with Travis Jaudon 

19:58 - What the 10 Wins Mean for This Team and the Legacy of the Seniors

35:34 - Early Signing Period and What This Season Could Mean for the 2019 Class

GATA Talk Ep. 18 - Previewing Eastern Michigan with’s Nick Burgess

Nick Burgess, the Georgia Southern beat writer for and joins the guys to talk about the Camellia Bowl matchup with Eastern Michigan. Matt and Cody also discuss the Swag Wagon (Lunsford bus) and the Cole Train (Cole Swindell bus) as well as what a 10th win would mean for the Eagles. 

Show Notes: 

4:00 - Writer Nick Burgess Talks Eastern Michigan with the Guys

39:40 - Matt and Cody make their predictions for the Camellia Bowl

GATA Talk Ep. 17 - Sun Belt Award Snubs and Bowl Matchup

Georgia Southern now knows its opponent for the 2018 Camellia Bowl, and it is...Eastern Michigan. Matt and Cody discuss the matchup and how the Sun Belt Conference coaches and media members snubbed Shai Werts, Monquavion Brinson, Wesley Kennedy and Head Coach Chad Lunsford in their selections for post-season awards. The guys also talk about the coaching carousel, including App State coach Scott Satterfield headed for Louisville and what that could mean for Georgia Southern recruiting and coaches. 

Show Notes: 

2:45 - Georgia Southern Got Shafted in the Sun Belt Awards 

30:50 - Meet Our Bowl Opponent: Eastern Michigan

40:20 - Coaching Carousel: Could Scott Satterfield Go After Scot Sloan? 

GATA Talk Ep. 16 - GagSt Win and Bowl Preview

The regular season is over, but the Eagles are going bowling! It seems that Georgia Southern is headed for the Camellia Bowl in Montgomery, Alabama, on Dec 15, where they will likely face the loser of the MAC championship game. Matt and Cody discuss the Georgia State win, the season as a whole, the early recruiting period and, of course, the bowl game. 

Show Notes: 

5:30 - Georgia State Win: That Program Is Just Sad 

33:25 - Bowl Game Picture Now Clear: Eagles to Montgomery, But Against Who?

55:58 - Recruiting and the Early Signing Period