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Former UGA hoops coach Dennis Felton hired at Cleveland State

Former Georgia men’s basketball coach Dennis Felton will be a head coach once again in 2017. Cleveland State has hired Felton as its new head coach, the school announced Friday.

UGA’s Terry Godwin has message for Little Leaguers

UGA’s Terry Godwin has message for Little Leaguers

WATKINSVILLE — Georgia football players Terry Godwin and Brian Herrien came out to support players in another sport on Saturday.

UGA women end Florida’s home winning tennis streak at 163 matches

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The sixth-ranked Bulldogs overmatched the top-ranked Florida Gators, 4-1, to snap Florida’s home winning streak of 163 matches Friday evening at the Alfred A. Ring Tennis Center. The Bulldogs (10-3, 4-1 SEC) handed the Gators (13-1, 3-1 SEC) their first doubles loss in six matches to take a 1-0 lead into singles play. Then, Georgia’s Ellen Perez, Elena Christofi...
Towers’ Take: NFL says Georgia’s tackles were guards

Towers’ Take: NFL says Georgia’s tackles were guards

ATHENS — Here’s one possible reason Georgia struggled so much on offense last season: It had guards playing tackle.
Georgia guard J.J. Frazier thanks Georgia, supporters in Twitter post

Georgia guard J.J. Frazier thanks Georgia, supporters in Twitter post

J.J. Frazier’s fabulous Georgia career officially came to an end on Wednesday when the Bulldogs lost to Belmont in the National Invitation Tournament.
Previewing Notre Dame, Georgia’s first huge test of the 2017 season

Previewing Notre Dame, Georgia’s first huge test of the 2017 season

While Georgia’s game against Notre Dame isn’t the Bulldogs’ first of the 2017 season, it might be one of the most important.
4-star linebacker J.D. Bertrand just made his ‘eighth or ninth’ UGA visit

4-star linebacker J.D. Bertrand just made his ‘eighth or ninth’ UGA visit

Want a daily lap through Georgia football recruiting? That’s what the Intel will bring at least five days a week.

What can Georgia do to improve spring practice?

Welcome to your one-stop shop for all the relevant Georgia football news and takes every Monday through Friday.
Georgia’s Maurice Smith is finished with college football, but not football – or college

Georgia’s Maurice Smith is finished with college football, but not football – or college

ATHENS – Maurice Smith has discovered the beauty of online classes this semester. When you’re training for the NFL draft, but much depends on you staying in school and passing your classes, the ability to take classes on your laptop is a wonderful thing.
How would Georgia do in a 64-team college football bracket?

How would Georgia do in a 64-team college football bracket?

Welcome to your one-stop shop for all the relevant Georgia football news and takes every Monday through Friday.
Watch: UGA U.S. Army All-American signee Andrew Thomas plays the snare drum

Watch: UGA U.S. Army All-American signee Andrew Thomas plays the snare drum

Andrew Thomas is a player. The All-American offensive tackle joins the team at UGA in June. The Pace Academy senior also aptly fits the mold of a well-rounded student-athlete performing with the concert band.
Tim Kimbrough and Georgia make up, but his bad luck continues

Tim Kimbrough and Georgia make up, but his bad luck continues

ATHENS – Tim Kimbrough had just bench pressed 225 pounds 18 times, which was pretty good, but he wanted to do more.
UGA’s Isaiah McKenzie won’t let academic trouble slow him

UGA’s Isaiah McKenzie won’t let academic trouble slow him

ATHENS — As it turns out, Isaiah McKenzie didn’t have much choice as far as returning for his senior season with the Georgia Bulldogs.
Trent Thompson will ‘hopefully’ return to Georgia’s team this summer

Trent Thompson will ‘hopefully’ return to Georgia’s team this summer

ATHENS — Trent Thompson walked into Georgia’s indoor facility on Wednesday morning, wearing a long green coat.
A couple reasons to watch Georgia in the NIT: J.J. Frazier and four quarters

A couple reasons to watch Georgia in the NIT: J.J. Frazier and four quarters

ATHENS – Two weeks ago, an excited and hopeful J.J. Frazier spoke after Georgia’s senior night and cracked “hopefully this was my last game at Stegeman Coliseum.
Georgia losing defensive back to graduate transfer

Georgia losing defensive back to graduate transfer

ATHENS — Reggie Wilkerson, who played safety and cornerback at Georgia in a reserve role, will be leaving the team to pursue a graduate transfer. Wilkerson is due to graduate in May, and will become the second player to leave Georgia the grad transfer route. Brice Ramsey is doing the same. Wilkerson’s decision was confirmed by UGA on Tuesday morning. Wilkerson released a statement on his...
Who has the best name in UGA sports?

Who has the best name in UGA sports?

Welcome to your one-stop shop for all the relevant UGA football news and takes every Monday through Friday.
Georgia depth chart analysis: It wasn’t the tailback’s fault

Georgia depth chart analysis: It wasn’t the tailback’s fault

ATHENS — When it’s said that Georgia can never have it all come together at the same time — performance, coaching and health — they must be talking about the tailback position.
Towers’ Take: Some criticism deserved, but UGA’s McGarity not cheap

Towers’ Take: Some criticism deserved, but UGA’s McGarity not cheap

ATHENS – Look, I realize it’s cool to bash on Greg McGarity right now. That certainly seems to be the trend judging from commentary I see on my social media feeds.
UPDATE: Details of Georgia receiver Riley Ridley’s misdemeanor arrest

UPDATE: Details of Georgia receiver Riley Ridley’s misdemeanor arrest

ATHENS — Georgia receiver Riley Ridley was arrested along with one other person on a charge of misdemeanor marijuana possession on Saturday night, after the two were pulled over by Athens-Clarke County police on a traffic stop.

Could UGA’s marijuana policy change under Kirby Smart?

Welcome to your one-stop shop for all the relevant UGA football news and takes every Monday through Friday.
Mark Fox on Georgia again falling to NIT: ‘We’ll re-evaluate everything’

Mark Fox on Georgia again falling to NIT: ‘We’ll re-evaluate everything’

ATHENS — There were the perfunctory comments about being disappointed about not getting the bid to the big tournament, but privleged to still be able to play in the lesser one, and some talk about the actual opponent.

Georgia left out of NCAA Tournament, awaits NIT

ATHENS — It was a fitting epitaph for a season that began with big hopes. Once again, Georgia entered Sunday night hoping to pull off the upset, and once again it only ended with disappointment. The NCAA Tournament selection committee left the Bulldogs out of the 68-team field, dealing an expected but still harsh blow to a team that began the season with big hopes. Georgia (19-14) was hoping...
Former Bulldog Keith Mitchell has a bang-up PGA Tour debut

Former Bulldog Keith Mitchell has a bang-up PGA Tour debut

PALM HARBOR, Fla. — On the first hole of his first PGA Tour event ever, a par 5, former Georgia Bulldog Keith Mitchell hit a 220-yard second shot to seven feet and canned the eagle putt.
Why Georgia should still watch the selection show, just in case

Why Georgia should still watch the selection show, just in case

ATHENS — First off let’s be clear: If Georgia’s name is somehow called when the NCAA brackets are announced Sunday night, it will be one of the surprises of the night, if not the biggest surprise. Most every respected national bracket projection has Georgia out, with a few not having the Bulldogs even very heavily in consideration. But there are reasons for Georgia...

Georgia men’s and women’s track teams post best combined finishes at NCAA indoor championships

The Georgia men’s and women’s track and field teams both had historic finishes at the NCAA Track and Field Indoor Championships in College Station, Texas.
From SEC to FCS, Brendan Langley reflects on decision to leave Georgia: ‘Very humbling experience’

From SEC to FCS, Brendan Langley reflects on decision to leave Georgia: ‘Very humbling experience’

INDIANAPOLIS — Change is an unavoidable part of life in the SEC, where coaches drift in and out of programs like flotsam and players jump ship with little hesitation, and the turnover can result in some strange situations.

Georgia hearts say NCAA, but minds appear to know NIT

NASHVILLE – This time, John Calipari didn’t give a campaign speech for Georgia, he just said a couple sentences and moved on. When it was Mark Fox’s turn to lobby, he pointed more to data. It was almost half-hearted. Maybe if Georgia had played better on Friday, if it had passed the eye test, Fox would have lobbied harder. But after his team struggled its way through a 71-60 quarterfinal...

Georgia’s two best players come up short

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Yante Maten’s voice was low. He didn’t look up as he spoke. He gripped at his knee, and kept his answers short.

Mark Fox still angry about how Georgia’s game at Texas A&M ended

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The game was already in hand, but a Georgia player had committed a foul. Some Kentucky fans booed. Georgia coach Mark Fox, standing on the other end of the court, yelled across at nobody in particular. “We play till the clock hits zero!” Fox yelled, then repeated it: “We play till the clock hits zero!” After the game, Fox was asked why, with Kentucky...
Georgia brings in a new offensive voice, and at a discount

Georgia brings in a new offensive voice, and at a discount

There’s a new offensive analyst on Georgia’s football staff, and it comes at a very low cost for the school.

ALBANY –Tim Ellis was leaning against the wall on the corner of his restaurant on South Slappey Boulevard when a black sports car pulled into a parking spot in front of him. A young man stepped out and approached him. “Got a minute to talk?” he asked Ellis. “Not right now,” Ellis replied. “Whacha need?” “I was wondering if you could get a message to...
If they played next season, could Georgia beat Alabama?

If they played next season, could Georgia beat Alabama?

Ask just about any pundit or talking head who the SEC East favorite is next year and the large majority will tell you Georgia. In an incredibly weak division, the Bulldogs seem to be the only team with anything going for them. They bring back their starting QB and the best tailback tandem in America, as well as 10 starters on defense. No other team in the East has close to that much talent coming...
5 ways Georgia can improve under Mark Fox

5 ways Georgia can improve under Mark Fox

NASHVILLE – One major overhanging question about Georgia’s future was answered. So why not try to answer another one?
Georgia players were personally assured that Mark Fox’s job is safe

Georgia players were personally assured that Mark Fox’s job is safe

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Georgia athletics director Greg McGarity addressed the men’s basketball team on Tuesday, offering reassurances after news broke about the job status of head coach Mark Fox.
Yante Maten cleared to play for Georgia in SEC tournament

Yante Maten cleared to play for Georgia in SEC tournament

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Georgia star Yante Maten looks ready to play, and he and his coach both believe he will play in the SEC tournament.
Towers’ Take: Netori Johnson shares beauty secrets

Towers’ Take: Netori Johnson shares beauty secrets

ELLENWOOD — It ain’t easy being beautiful. That’s the message I got from Netori Johnson. The subject came up when a recent conversation I was having with him turned to his hair.
Former UGA LB Thomas Davis surprises young autistic fan with dream day

Former UGA LB Thomas Davis surprises young autistic fan with dream day

Jonathan Rogers, a 7-year-old with autism from Charlotte, N.C., thought he was going to have a normal day at school. Instead, he got a day with his hero: Thomas Davis. The former Georgia Bulldog and current Carolina Panthers linebacker surprised Rogers at school this week, WBTV’s Molly Grantham reports. The visit was organized by Dream on 3, a non-profit that grants wishes for ...

How does Georgia stack up with its competition in the facilities arms race?

Welcome to your one-stop shop for all the relevant Georgia football news and takes every Monday through Friday.
Georgia depth chart analysis: The void at wide receiver

Georgia depth chart analysis: The void at wide receiver

There was plenty of criticism leveled at Jim Chaney last year, much of it warranted, and much of it in this very space.
Georgia’s J.J. Frazier, Yante Maten both make AP All-SEC teams

Georgia’s J.J. Frazier, Yante Maten both make AP All-SEC teams

J.J. Frazier and Yante Maten both raked in some more accolades on Tuesday, earning Associated Press All-SEC honors. Frazier, a senior, is one of four guards on the All-SEC first team. Maten, a junior forward, earned second-team honors. The SEC coaches voted both players first-team All-SEC. Both players are tied for the team lead in points per game (18.7). Maten earned the honor despite ...
Next Generation: Tragedy can’t keep down Netori Johnson

Next Generation: Tragedy can’t keep down Netori Johnson

This is the second of a two-part story on UGA 4-star signee Netori Johnson. ELLENWOOD —  Netori Johnson’s smile is ever-present.
UGA wide receiver arrested on marijuana charge during traffic stop

UGA wide receiver arrested on marijuana charge during traffic stop

ATHENS -- Georgia receiver Riley Ridley was arrested along with one other person for misdemeanor marijuana possession on Saturday night, after the two were pulled over by Athens-Clarke County police on a traffic stop. Ridley subsequently told police that he had bought and consumed the marijuana earlier that day, according to the arrest report. Ridley, from Deerfield Beach, Fla., was arrested at 10...
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