Shawn Elliott, the Panthers' first-year head coach, was pleased with the first week of practice as he looks to establish an identity for his squad.
"The tempo has been good, and the concentration level has been high, so I'm pleased thus far," head coach Shawn Elliott said at Friday's workout, Day 4 of preseason.
As construction of Georgia State Stadium has nearly wrapped up, many pieces of the project have already come online, including the 5,600 square-foot video board which will be the biggest in the Group of 5 and the eighth-largest in college football.
Excelling on the court and in the classrooms, both the beach and court volleyball teams received the 2016-2017 American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award, making GSU one of only 13 schools to earn the honor for both sports.
For Day 3 of preseason practice, the Georgia State Panthers donned shoulder pads for the first time as they continue preparations for their season opener, which is four weeks from today.
Second-year head coach Ed Joyce and the Panthers will open the 2017 season with a pair of exhibition matches, splitting time between home and the road. The team returns 15 players from last year's squad, and welcomes 16 newcomers.
"We have a group of young men who like to work," Georgia State head coach Shawn Elliott said on Day 2 of preseason practice for the Panthers.
"It was good effort, good focus and a good way to start," Georgia State head coach Shawn Elliott said after the Panthers' first practice of the 2017 preseason.
Tuesday the calendar turns to August, and that means it's time for FOOTBALL, and specifically Georgia State football as the Panthers open preseason practice under first-year head coach Shawn Elliott.
Individual game tickets and parking for all six Georgia State home football games in the inaugural season of Georgia State Stadium will go on sale Tuesday, Aug. 1, at 9 a.m.
"This is our home, and I think it's important that we invest in it with a little sweat equity," head coach Shawn Elliott said.