Four Georgia State football alumni are on NFL rosters.
The Panthers (0-1) have begun preparations for next week's game at No. 4 Penn State (Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m., BTN). If the Nittany Lions, who host Pittsburgh this week, maintain their No. 4 ranking, they will be the second-highest ranked team that Georgia State has faced and the highest since the Panthers' 2013 game at No. 1 Alabama.
Georgia State fell to Tennessee State 17-10 in the inaugural game at Georgia State Stadium in Thursday night's season opener and the debut for GSU head coach Shawn Elliott.
It's a sellout! Tonight is the opening night of college football and the inaugural game at Parker H. Petit Field at Georgia State Stadium and the Panthers opening game against Tennessee State and if you do not have a ticket, it is too late.
Georgia State Football Live, the weekly radio program featuring head coach Shawn Elliott, debuts Tuesday at 5 p.m. on GSU's flagship station, 1340 AM/103.7 FM. The program will originate live each week from East Coast Wings on the Georgia State campus in Downtown Atlanta, and fans are invited to attend.
Georgia State opens the 2017 season with a brand new head coach walking the sidelines in a brand new facility as the Panthers host Tennessee State in the inaugural game at Parker H. Petit Field at Georgia State Stadium and the debut of Shawn Elliott.
Bryan Williams, Chandon Sullivan, Conner Manning and Penny Hart were elected by their teammates as the 2017 team captains.
For 2017, the Panthers can choose from blue, white or black jerseys with coordinating pants and helmets.
The Georgia State football team capped an eventful few days with a final scrimmage Saturday morning as the season opener grows closer.
"It's really remarkable that this is our home and we have an opportunity to play our games here. This thing is first class."
With the kickoff of college football season and the opening of Georgia State Stadium this week, GSUGameday.com provides fans with everything that they need for an incredible game day experience.