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Ep 11 - It’s App State Hate Week

The Eagles are going bowling! But first, rival Appalachian State comes to town in what very well may be the battle for the Sun Belt's East Division, with the winner likely hosting the first ever Sun Belt Conference Championship. We recap the New Mexico State game, discuss what it will take to knock off #25 App State and talk about some of our favorite memories from the rivalry with the Mountaineers. 

Show Notes: 

2:00 - Offense Shows Up in Las Cruces 

8:41 - Defense's Slow Start Against New Mexico State

16:15 - App State Preview: Keys to an Eagles Win

29:19 - Favorite Memories from App State Rivalry 

35:00 - Going Bowling: Desirable Bowl Destinations 

44:12 - Predictions for App State Game 


GATA Talk Ep. 10 - Texas State Scare & NMSU Preview

It wasn't pretty, but a win is a win. Matt and Cody discuss the ugly win against Texas State and what it may mean for the rest of the season. Is this a Jekyll and Hyde team at home and on the road or is the game in San Marcos an outlier? The guys also give their grades for a midseason report card for offense, defense and special teams as well as preview another long road trip to New Mexico State. 

Show Notes: 

1:59 - Texas State Scare - Cause for Concern? 

24:11 - Midseason Report Card - Special Teams, Defense and Offense

37:04 - New Mexico State Preview 

42:54 - Predictions and App State Teaser

GATA Talk Ep. 9 - South Alabama Win & Texas State Preview

Georgia Southern improved to 4-1 on the season and 2-0 in Sun Belt Conference play with a 48-13 win over South Alabama. The Eagles now take to the road for just the second time this season as they head to San Marcos, Texas, for a quick-turnaround Thursday night game against Texas State. Matt and Cody talk about how season expectations have now changed and discuss what it will take to come out of this two-game road stretch bowl eligible at 6-1. 

Show Notes: 

2:40 - South Alabama Recap - Eagles Keep Rolling

20:43 - Texas State Preview - How Will the Road Trip Affect the Eagles?

26:38 - How Have Expectations Changed? 

31:06 - Predictions for Texas State


GATA Talk Ep. 8 - Arkansas State Win & South Alabama Preview

Georgia Southern is coming off its biggest win of the 2018 season with a 28-21 victory over preseason Sun Belt Conference favorite Arkansas State. Matt and Cody discuss the tenacity of the team, the great reverse call from Bob DeBesse and what this win means for Georgia Southern moving forward. They also discuss the upcoming South Alabama game and what it will take to come away with the Eagles' fourth win of the season Saturday at Paulson Stadium. The guys also talk about the great gameday festivities for Military Appreciation Day and the questionable officiating in the Arkansas State game. 

Show Notes: 

2:15 - Arkansas State Analysis - Offense and Defense 

20:42 - Penalties and Officiating 

25:14 - Attendance Was Just 17,320? 

27:39 - Military Appreciation Day, Southern Pride and the C-130 

34:10 - South Alabama Preview - GS Defense vs. South Alabama Offense

40:53 - How Will Georgia Southern's Offense Fare Against the Jaguars?

44:00 - Close and Predictions 

GATA Talk Ep. 7 - Clemson Analysis, Sun Belt Preview and Ark St Preview

Following their bye week, Georgia Southern opens conference play against Arkansas State Saturday. We preview that game, look at the positives from the Clemson loss and preview the Sun Belt, including where the Eagles may fit into the conference picture. 

Show Notes: 

2:19 - Clemson Recap and Analysis 

10:54 - Sun Belt Conference Preview 

20:19 - Where Does Georgia Southern Fit in the Sun Belt Outlook? 

27:39 - Arkansas State Preview 

41:50 - #TicketGate and Gnats Landing Controversy