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Eagles soar to #1

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The Georgia Southern Eagles have soared up the FCS coaches poll and now have the top spot.  The Eagles are now ranked #1 in the both the FCS poll and FCS Coaches poll after beating up on Tusculum 62-21 this weekend. This is the first time since 2001 that Southern has been ranked this high.

The 2001 Eagles remained #1 following its 2000 National Championship and started the season 7-0 before losing to East Tennessee State 19-16.  The team is currently 2-0 and has the week off before hosting Western Carolina on September 24th at Paulson Stadium in Statesboro.

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