The Georgia Southern Athletic Department announced Friday the Eagle football team’s annual Blue vs. White Spring Game, presented by Morris Bank, Southern Exchange and the Savannah Airport, will take place on Saturday, April 22, with a noon start.
The game will be streamed live on ESPN+. The game is a culmination of a weekend of activities on campus as part of the the True Blue & BBQ Weekend.
Under second-year head coach Clay Helton, Georgia Southern’s football team will begin its spring season on Tuesday, March 21, and will practice every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. The session ends with the Blue vs. White Spring Game, presented by Morris Bank and Southern Exchange, highlighting the True Blue & BBQ Weekend.
Other events making up the weekend include, but are not limited to:
Blue vs. White Spring Game – presented by Morris Bank, Southern Exchange and the Savannah Airport
- The annual spring game wraps up the football team’s 15-practice spring session
- The game will be played at Allen E. Paulson Stadium with a noon start
- Free admission for all who attend
- For the third year in a row, the game will be streamed live on ESPN+
True Blue BBQ Competition – presented by Dolan’s BBQ
- Open BBQ competition in conjunction with the Spring Football Game
- Meat: Pork Ribs – Loin back, baby back or spare ribs only
- 1st place
- 2nd place
- 3rd place
- Prizes – consist of cash, gifts and trophies
- Judging criteria – Taste!
- Entry fee for participating teams
- Additional details and registration links will be forthcoming
Punt, Pass and Kick Competition
- For boys and girls ages 5-12
- It will occur before the Spring Football Game at Paulson Stadium
- Every child will receive a free T-shirt
- In a battle of football skills, every participant will have an attempt at each event
- Participants will be separated into categories based on age, and boys and girls will compete separately
- Winners will receive trophies, gifts and recognition at the spring football game
- Pre-registration will be forthcoming
EFAA $10,000 Reverse Raffle & Auction
- The Annual EFAA $10,000 Reverse Raffle & Auction will take place on Saturday, April 22 at 6 p.m. inside Hanner Fieldhouse
- More information will be forthcoming
Georgia Southern Softball
- The Eagles will host South Alabama for a three-game Sun Belt series
- The two squads will play Friday, April 21 at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 22 at 3 p.m., and Sunday, April 23 at noon.