One of the great things about co-owning a Sports Blog is you can write about your alma-mater.
Which is why I'm posting this Georgia Southern football recruiting story.
Much like the fine folks at the AJC, we don't know much about incoming head coach Willie Fritz. Fritz takes over for the departed Jeff Monken who left for Army this past offseason and comes from Sam Houston State in Texas.
And Southern, a traditional FCS (1-AA) power school, has moved up to the greener if not bigger enviorns of FBS (D-1) Football. Specifically the Sun Belt conference.
So, while the 'ol alma-mater may never again win a National Championship again in football, at least coach Fritz has brought a modern edge to the folks in Statesboro. The Eagles are steeped in tradition, having won multiple FCS titles under legendary head coach Erk Russell.
Check out the schools football recruiting video, which features the coaching staff paying tribute to Russell before heading out on their respective missions...