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Cheridor could return to GSU in 2 weeks

1:53 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

Mackendy Cheridor could return to Georgia State’s lineup in two weeks after doctors discovered he suffered no damage to his meniscus in the loss to Washington two weeks ago.Cheridor, a sophomore and starting outside linebacker, has 13 tackles and a sack this season.Running back Kyler Neal won’t play this season ...
Georgia State baseball releases 2015 schedule

4:12 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

Georgia State’s baseball team released its 2015 schedule on Friday.The Panthers went 25-31 last year.The team will play every Division I team in the state, including Georgia Southern, which it hadn’t played since 2007.Feb. 13 vs. Fordham, 4 p.m.Feb. 14 vs. Liberty, 2 p.m.Feb. 15 vs. St. John’s, 1 p.m.Feb. ...
Georgia State gets bad news about three injured players

2:57 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

Georgia State got bad news on all three players who suffered major knee injuries in Saturday’s 45-14 loss at Washington.Starting running back Kyler Neal was diagnosed with a torn MCL in his left knee and will miss four to eight weeks. Neal, a sophomore, had rushed for 209 yards and ...
Krysten Hammon leaving Georgia State
Freshman running back Kryten Hammon has rushed for 197 yards and two touchdowns in two games.

12:31 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

Krysten Hammon decided on Wednesday to transfer from Georgia State, according to coach Trent Miles. The release from his scholarship will be effective at the end of the semester. The only restriction Miles put on Hammon’s transfer was that he can’t enroll at other Sun Belt schools or at future ...
Miles: ‘Major concerns’ for three injured Georgia State players

12:51 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, 2014

Georgia State coach Trent Miles wasn’t kidding by much when he joked on Monday that he had a half a team intact after Saturday’s 45-14 loss at Washington. Scheduled for MRIs on Monday because of injured knees sustained in that game are running backs Kyler Neal and Jonathan Jean-Bart and ...
Georgia State leads Washington by 14

7:32 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

Georgia State leads Washington 14-0 at halftime of their game in Seattle.The Panthers, who have never beaten an FBS team and snapped a 16-game losing streak in the season-opener, have outgained the Huskies in yards 233-73. Washington was more than a 30-point favorite before kick off.Georgia State scored on a ...
What if Georgia State upsets Washington?

2:38 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

It’s hard to imagine, but what if Georgia State were to beat Washington on Saturday?How would that “signature win” affect ticket sales, donations and marketing for a school that is using athletics as part of its plan to increase its profile nationally?Charlie Cobb, hired last month as Georgia State’s athletic ...
Georgia State gameday
Georgia State’s running game, featuring Kyler Neal, is averaging 144.3 yards per game.

9:00 a.m. Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

GEORGIA STATE AT WASHINGTONWhen: 6 p.m. SaturdayTV: Pac-12 NetworkLine: Washington by 35 WHAT TO EXPECTGeorgia State on offense: Other than an unfortunate turnover on a tipped pass, the Panthers didn’t do much wrong last week, scoring 38 points and rolling up 549 yards against an Air Force defense that was ...
Georgia State changes 3 defensive starters

10:25 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

Georgia State is making at least three changes to its starters on defense for Saturday’s game at Washington. Bryan Williams will start in place of Nate Simon at safety. Carnell Hopson will start in place of Shawayne Lawrence on the defensive line and Trey Payne will start in place of ...
Expect changes to Georgia State’s defense

2:28 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

Georgia State defensive coordinator Jesse Minter said lineup changes are planned for Saturday’s game against Washington.He declined to say what they might be, other than players who play inconsistently need “to get the message” and the only fair thing to do “is open it up and let guys compete.”The Panthers ...
Fixing Georgia State’s mistakes will start in practice
Air Force's Devin Rushing (5) dives for the end zone after being hit by Georgia State's Bruce Dukes (27)  in the Panthers' loss Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

12:47 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

Team leaders Nick Arbuckle and Joseph Peterson said the key to eliminating the mistakes that have cost Georgia State a chance at winning its past two games will start this week in practice. The Panthers were defeated by Air Force 48-38 on Saturday at the Georgia Dome. They were undone, ...
Air Force holds off Georgia State

Updated: 9:20 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

Georgia State’s coaches and players talked all week about the need to play with discipline if they wanted to upset Air Force.The Panthers didn’t have it when they needed and the Falcons made them pay in a 48-38 defeat at the Georgia Dome on Saturday.Air Force rolled up 539 yards ...
Georgia State’s Kyler Neal has strong first start

Updated: 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

Kyler Neal took advantage of his first start at running back this year to rush for 80 yards on 10 carries in a 48-38 loss to Air Force on Saturday. He also caught three passes for 91 yards.“I’m really proud of Neal,” Georgia State coach Trent Miles said.Neal, a sophomore ...
Georgia State’s Krysten Hammon suspended for Air Force game

7:26 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

Krysten Hammon, Georgia State’s leading rusher, has been suspended for Saturday’s game against Air Force for conduct detrimental to the team, according to coach Trent Miles.Hammon’s status will be re-evaluated next week.Hammon, a freshman, has rushed for 197 yards and two touchdowns in two games this year. He is averaging ...
Georgia State Gameday
Georgia State's offense, behind Nick Arbuckle (4) and Krysten Hammon, is averaging more than 500 yards a  game this season.

Updated: 6:07 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

AIR FORCE AT GEORGIA STATEWhen: 2 p.m. SaturdayTV: NoneLine: Air Force by 11 WHAT TO EXPECTGeorgia State on offense: If not for seven turnovers through the first two games, the Panthers’ offense would be considered top notch. Behind quarterback Nick Arbuckle, the Panthers are averaging 34.5 points and 511 yards ...
Stopping Air Force will take discipline

Updated: 3:43 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

One key thing that Air Force has is something Georgia State’s football team needs: discipline.That was Georgia State’s go-to word throughout the week when describing how the Falcons will play at the Georgia Dome on Saturday.“They are never the biggest team or fastest team, but they probably harder than anybody ...
What a difference a year makes

4:13 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

The Panthers were 0-2 through their first two games last year and coming off a 42-14 beat down to Tennessee-Chattanooga. Coach Trent Miles’ responses after the game rank among the most interesting in my 22 years of journalism: “This is what I’d heard about. That’s what I saw today. I ...

4 points from Georgia State's press conference

5:03 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

There were a few interesting notes from Trent Miles press conference on Tuesday at Georgia State, aside from those you can read on ajc.com or in Wednesday’s paper. The Panthers (1-1) will host Air Force (1-1) on Saturday at the Georgia Dome. Here are a few, by topic: Miles on ...

Trent Miles likes Hammon at 25 carries per game

Updated: 3:51 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Coach Trent Miles said he doesn’t expect that running back Krysten Hammon will exceed the number of carries he had in Saturday’s 34-31 loss to New Mexico State.Hammon, despite being 5-foot-9, 180 pounds, had 25 carries for 123 yards and two touchdowns.“That’s his limit,” Miles said. “He’s a true freshman. ...
Two days later, Panthers still mad at themselves

2:16 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

Georgia State’s players and coaches practiced on Monday like a team that gave away a win on Saturday, according to coach Trent Miles. “We have a team that’s mad at themselves,” Miles said. “I’m mad at myself.” The Panthers had four turnovers and a critical series of errors on New ...
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