Like the carousel itself, the coaching grades are also coming in hot. See how all the latest hires stack up.
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— Chase Brice threw two touchdown passes and Jalen Virgil returned a kick 97 yards for a touchdown as Appalachian State closed out its regular season with a 27-3 win over Georgia Southern Saturday.
- Georgia Southern names Helton as head coach
- Ga. Southern fires coach Lunsford after 1-3 start
- Georgia Southern-App State game moved to Dec.
- FAU-Ga. Southern postponed over positive tests
— Jaren Hall had 211 of his 312 yards passing in the first half, Jakob Robinson picked off two passes in the second half and No. 14 BYU beat Georgia Southern 34-17 on Saturday night.
— Jalen White ran for two touchdowns and Georgia Southern snapped a four-game losing streak with a 38-30 victory over Texas State on Saturday night.
The Georgia Southern Eagles have hired former USC coach Clay Helton as their new head coach, the school announced Tuesday.
— Jamyest Williams scored on a 23-yard run with 26 seconds remaining to lift Georgia State to a 21-14 victory over Georgia Southern on Saturday night.
With Penn State and Illinois flailing for nine overtimes, our week's weakest falls lower than we could have expected.
— Jake Bentley became the first player in South Alabama history to account for five touchdowns in a game, rushing for two and passing for three more as the Jaguars defeated Georgia Southern 41-14 on Thursday night.
— Brooks Buce kicked a 24-yard field goal with 1:46 remaining to lift Troy to a 27-24 victory over Georgia Southern on Saturday night.
— Logan Wright and Jalen White each had two of Georgia Southern's seven rushing TDs and the Eagles beat Arkansas State 59-33 on Saturday, giving interim head coach Kevin Whitley his first win.
UConn is still winless, but the Huskies earned a victory of sorts by coming oh, so close against Wyoming. A drubbing by Coastal Carolina makes UMass our new Bottom 10 leader.
Georgia Southern fired coach Chad Lunsford following a 1-3 start to the season, it was announced on Sunday.
— Levi Lewis threw for three touchdowns and Louisiana-Lafayette held off Georgia Southern 28-20 on Saturday night in a Sun Belt Conference opener.
— KJ Jefferson threw for a career-high 366 yards and tied a career high with three touchdowns to lead No. 20 Arkansas to a 45-10 win over Georgia Southern on Saturday.
— N’Kosi Perry threw four touchdown passes including three in the third quarter when Florida Atlantic broke the game open as the Owls defeated Georgia Southern 38-6 on Saturday.
After a relatively quiet 2020, college coaches across the country find themselves on the 2021 hot seat. We go conference-by-conference to see whose seat has the most pressure this season.
The top-20 potential of Coastal Carolina and Appalachian State and the top-75 or so potential of everyone else makes the Sun Belt East one of the best divisions in the Group of Five heading into 2021.