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Breakdown of how Georgia has fared against Heisman Trophy winners

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield took home the Heisman Trophy Saturday, crowning him as the best player in college football for the 2017 season. Mayfield’s coronation sets up a rare occasion for Georgia when it faces him Jan. 1, 2018, in the Rose Bowl. Since 1966, Georgia has faced nine Heisman winners in the same season they won the trophy. Channel 2 Action News and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...



Atlanta Journal-Constitution offers Georgia fans a way to relive historic season

Atlanta Journal-Constitution offers Georgia fans a way to relive historic season

Kirby Smart, Jake Fromm, Nick Chubb, Sony Michel, Roquan Smith, Lorenzo Carter and many, many more. They all played huge roles in Georgia’s historic season. The Bulldogs won the SEC championship for the first time since 2005 and are headed to the College Playoff for the first time. They will face off with Oklahoma in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1, and the Atlanta Journal Constitution...
Nick Chubb finally recognized as an All American

Nick Chubb finally recognized as an All American

After being passed up in team after team, publication after publication, list after list, Nick Chubb is an All American. And leave it up to coaches in the FBS to award him with that honor, given they can best see what he brings to the Georgia Bulldogs football team. On Wednesday, the American Football Coaches Association announced its All-America teams for 2017. ...
Time to update the 85: Where Georgia stands heading into early signing period

Time to update the 85: Where Georgia stands heading into early signing period

ATHENS – The Georgia football team does not publicize its scholarship numbers. This much, however, seems certain: It was right around the NCAA limit of 85 scholarships this season, which was good for the program but also could have implications in recruiting. The team is expected to have room for about 24 signees this year, per the calculations of DawgNation’s Jeff Sentell...
Georgia football podcast: Clarification on 5-star DE KJ Henry’s controversial comments

Georgia football podcast: Clarification on 5-star DE KJ Henry’s controversial comments

Georgia football is the No. 1 topic every day on DawgNation Daily — the daily podcast for Georgia Bulldogs fans. Catch up on everything happening with UGA athletics with host Brandon Adams and the cast of DawgNation experts as they break down the latest Georgia football recruiting news and discuss UGA coach Kirby Smart’s quest to keep the Bulldogs on top of...
Football keeps the Lamb family together — and on the road

Football keeps the Lamb family together — and on the road

COMMERCE – Sunday should have been a day of rest for Ray and Linda Lamb, being that son Hal had won another state championship for Calhoun and that grandson Taylor, the son of Bobby, the Mercer coach, had earned a break after quarterbacking Appalachian State to an invitation to the Dollar General Bowl in Mobile. After all, following three teams has kept the two quite...
Roquan Smith named a unanimous All American

Roquan Smith named a unanimous All American

It’s officially unanimous. Roquan Smith is an All American from Montezuma to Athens to Atlanta to Pasadena and back. With his first team selection Wednesday on the American Football Coaches Association All-America teams, Roquan Smith has become a unanimous All American. Georgia’s junior inside linebacker achieves unanimous All-American status by being named to the first team...
UGA player arrested over use of fake $100 bill at pet store, investigators say

UGA player arrested over use of fake $100 bill at pet store, investigators say

The forgery arrest of Georgia freshman defensive back Latavious Brini on Tuesday night stemmed from an investigation into an incident in July, when a counterfeit $100 bill was passed by someone who provided a different name from his own. Brini was arrested on a felony charge of first-degree forgery, after Athens-Clarke County issued an arrest warrant, which was subsequently executed on Tuesday night...
Video: Georgia’s Jake Fromm from AJC Super 11 to SEC champion

Video: Georgia’s Jake Fromm from AJC Super 11 to SEC champion

It’s been quite the year for Jake Fromm. Fromm was chasing the state’s all-time passing record as a high school senior in 2016, and now he’s chasing a national championship as the quarterback of the Georgia Bulldogs this fall.
Details emerge regarding Georgia DB Latavious Brini’s arrest

Details emerge regarding Georgia DB Latavious Brini’s arrest

ATHENS — The arrest of Georgia freshman defensive back Latavious Brini on Tuesday night stemmed from an investigation into an incident in July when a counterfeit $100 bill was passed at an area pet store, according to the police report. Brini was arrested on a felony charge of forgery after an arrest warrant was issued. He was taken into custody by the Clarke County...
Georgia Bulldogs Women’s CFP 2018 Rose Bowl Bound Drive Cozy Collection Raglan Plush Crewneck Sweatshirt

Georgia Bulldogs Women’s CFP 2018 Rose Bowl Bound Drive Cozy Collection Raglan Plush Crewneck Sweatshirt

Your Georgia Bulldogs have had an incredible season, and it will only get better as they head to the 2018 Rose Bowl! Cheer your team to a victory as you wear this Fanatics Branded Drive Cozy Collection raglan plush crewneck sweatshirt. Crisp graphics will put your Georgia Bulldogs fandom front and center, ensuring you’re the #1 fan everywhere you go. $69.99 The post ...
Georgia defensive back arrested over use of counterfeit $100 bill

Georgia defensive back arrested over use of counterfeit $100 bill

The forgery arrest of Georgia freshman defensive back Latavious Brini on Tuesday night stemmed from an investigation into an incident in July, when a counterfeit $100 bill was passed by someone who provided a different name from his own. Brini was arrested on a felony charge of first-degree forgery, after Athens-Clarke County issued an arrest warrant, which was subsequently executed on Tuesday night...
WATCH: A behind-the-scenes look at Mel Tucker coaching the Georgia defense

WATCH: A behind-the-scenes look at Mel Tucker coaching the Georgia defense

Welcome to Good Day, UGA, your one-stop shop for Georgia football news and takes. Check us out every weekday morning for everything you need to know about Georgia football, recruiting, basketball and more. One of the major factors behind Georgia football’s run to the College Football Playoff has been the play of its defense and the fantastic game...
Report: Georgia DB Latavious Brini arrested on first-degree forgery charges

Report: Georgia DB Latavious Brini arrested on first-degree forgery charges

Georgia freshman defensive back Latavious Brini was arrested on Tuesday night on first-degree forgery charges, according to a report from 247sports.com. Brini was booked into Athens Clarke-County jail at 6:16 p.m. ET and released more than three hours later when bond was posted, per 247sports. First-degree forgery is classified as a felony according to Georgia law. This is...
Here's what key players are majoring in at UGA

Here's what key players are majoring in at UGA

The Georgia Bulldogs will play the Oklahoma Sooners on Jan. 1 in the Rose Bowl. The winner will move on to the College Football Playoff National Championship in Atlanta.  Whether or not the Dawgs win it all this season, let's not forget they're student-athletes accomplishing great things on and off the field. Channel 2 Action News and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution are your home for everything...
Path to the Playoff: Roquan Smith

Path to the Playoff: Roquan Smith

Path to the Playoff: Roquan Smith Watch SEC Country analysts break down everything you need to know about the weeks leading up to the College Football Playoff on a daily basis. Path to the Playoff coverage is presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors.   The post Path to the Playoff: Roquan Smith appeared first on DawgNation.
Watch: What Georgia Bulldogs players are majoring in

Watch: What Georgia Bulldogs players are majoring in

You know Nick Chubb is tough, Sony Michel is elusive, Jake Fromm can throw the ball and Roquan Smith can run and hit. But here’s a chance to learn more about Georgia’s best players off the field. They are college students, after all. Watch the video about to see what key Bulldogs are majoring in at Georgia. They are using their brains and their brawn. 
The other Chubb: Bradley Chubb a star in own right, and happy for his cousin

The other Chubb: Bradley Chubb a star in own right, and happy for his cousin

ATLANTA – It began sometime in high school. Bradley Chubb was a decent football player, but friends and others noticed that another kid with his last name was getting way more attention, so they kept asking Bradley: Hey, are you related to Nick Chubb? The answer was yes, but the constant questions sparked a curiosity. And it led to the two future college football stars actually ...
Video: Georgia vs. Oklahoma - A look at the coaches

Video: Georgia vs. Oklahoma - A look at the coaches

Here’s a look at the head coaches of the participants in the Rose Bowl - Georgia’s Kirby Smart and Oklahoma’s Lincoln Riley. Smart has UGA in the Rose Bowl - and the college football playoff - in just his second season in Athens. Riley has the Sooners in the same boat in his first season guiding the Oklahoma program. Find out more about the youthful head coaches whose teams will...
Georgia football podcast: 4-star OL Trey Hill’s commitment gives UGA chance at historic class

Georgia football podcast: 4-star OL Trey Hill’s commitment gives UGA chance at historic class

Georgia football is the No. 1 topic every day on DawgNation Daily — the daily podcast for Georgia Bulldogs fans. Catch up on everything happening with UGA athletics with host Brandon Adams and the cast of DawgNation experts as they break down the latest Georgia football recruiting news and discuss UGA coach Kirby Smart’s quest to keep the Bulldogs on top of the...
CBS Sports unanimously votes Georgia LB Roquan Smith to its All-America team

CBS Sports unanimously votes Georgia LB Roquan Smith to its All-America team

Georgia LB Roquan Davis has had a phenomenal season, and as it turns out, no one at CBS is disputing just how incredible it was. On Tuesday, CBS Sports announced its All-America team for this season, and Davis is one of six distinguished players to be a first-team selection across the board by each of the voters on the outlet’s panel of college football experts...
Uga: Georgia’s mascot through the years

Uga: Georgia’s mascot through the years

College football fans earlier this season voted on the best mascot in the sport. It wasn’t really a contest. Georgia’s English Bulldog, Uga, has long been a college football favorite. The line of dogs dates back to 1956 when Uga I, “Hood’s Ole Dan,” first took the field for the home opener against Florida State.  Today, Uga X reigns over a Bulldogs team...
Former Georgia quarterback Jacob Park to transfer from Iowa State

Former Georgia quarterback Jacob Park to transfer from Iowa State

Once upon a time, Jacob Park was supposed to be the next big thing in Athens, Georgia. Now, after two seasons at Iowa State, Park is moving on again. According to a report from Tommy Birch of the Des Moines Register, Park will transfer from the Cyclones to play his senior season elsewhere. “As far as I’m concerned, I’m no longer on the team,” Park said. “I...
Georgia Bulldogs Antigua CFP 2018 Rose Bowl Bound Tempo Quarter-Zip Pullover Jacket

Georgia Bulldogs Antigua CFP 2018 Rose Bowl Bound Tempo Quarter-Zip Pullover Jacket

Your Georgia Bulldogs have had an incredible season, and it will only get better as they head to the College Football Playoff 2018 Rose Bowl! Cheer your team to a victory as you wear this Antigua Tempo Quarter-Zip Pullover Jacket. Crisp graphics will put your Georgia Bulldogs fandom front and center, ensuring you’re the #1 fan everywhere you go. $84.99 The post ...
Oklahoma, Georgia used CFB awards circuit to gather intel for Rose Bowl

Oklahoma, Georgia used CFB awards circuit to gather intel for Rose Bowl

Multiple players from this year’s College Football Playoff semifinal matchups spent part of their weekend in Atlanta at the College Football Awards show. But  according to a report from ESPN’s Ryan McGee, Oklahoma and Georgia were also there on business. Neither Oklahoma nor Georgia hesitated to pick the brains of players who already faced their respective...
Georgia vs. Heisman Trophy winners

Georgia vs. Heisman Trophy winners

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield took home the Heisman Trophy Saturday, crowning him as the best player in college football for the 2017 season. Mayfield’s coronation sets up a rare occasion for Georgia when it faces him Jan. 1, 2018, in the Rose Bowl. Since 1966, Georgia has faced nine Heisman winners in the same season they won the trophy. So how has Georgia fared against Heisman...
VIDEO: Marcus Spears thinks Roquan Smith will be the best linebacker Baker Mayfield has seen this season

VIDEO: Marcus Spears thinks Roquan Smith will be the best linebacker Baker Mayfield has seen this season

SEC Network analyst Marcus Spears said Georgia’s Roquan Smith is the best linebacker that Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has seen all season. Smith— the MVP of Georgia’s SEC Championship win over Auburn— recorded 113 total tackles, 5.5 sacks, two deflected passes, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble in his junior season. “(Smith) is a film room war daddy...
Houston County OL Trey Hill commits to Georgia

Houston County OL Trey Hill commits to Georgia

Houston County High School offensive guard Trey Hill became Georgia’s 19th commit in the signing class of 2019 Monday night. The 4-star offensive guard from Warner Robins, Ga.— who is a former teammate of Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm— chose Georgia over Auburn, Florida and Florida State. Hill, 6-foot-3, 346 pounds, is 247 Sports second-ranked offensive guard in recruiting class...
Scouting the Sooners: What about the Oklahoma defense?

Scouting the Sooners: What about the Oklahoma defense?

The Oklahoma offense and Baker Mayfield get so much attention that the defense gets discounted in many quarters. It’s easy to forget the defense was constructed under Bob Stoops, the recently retired head coach who has a defensive background, and a national championship ring. The final score of the 2001 Orange Bowl, which gave Stoops and the Sooners the national title...
Leadoff: What were college football’s most watched games this season?

Leadoff: What were college football’s most watched games this season?

The biggest college football game of the season in Atlanta is still to come: the national championship game on Jan. 8. But already, two of the four most watched games of the season have been played here.  The SEC Championship game between Georgia and Auburn on Dec. 2 drew 13.466 million TV viewers across the nation, making it the season’s second most watched game to date, according to figures...
Georgia QB Jake Fromm tweets excitement over Bulldogs’ latest commit

Georgia QB Jake Fromm tweets excitement over Bulldogs’ latest commit

Georgia landed a top recruit on Monday night when the nation’s No. 2 guard, Trey Hill, announced his commitment to the Bulldogs with an exclusive hype video from SEC Country. When Hill arrives on campus, he’ll run into a familiar face — Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm. Fromm and Hill both played for Houston County High School in Warner Robins, Ga. Fromm, who...
Path to the Playoff: Baker Mayfield vs. Georgia Defense

Path to the Playoff: Baker Mayfield vs. Georgia Defense

Path to the Playoff: Baker Mayfield vs. Georgia Defense Watch SEC Country analysts break down everything you need to know about the weeks leading up to the College Football Playoff on a daily basis. Path to the Playoff coverage is presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors.   The post Path to the Playoff: Baker Mayfield vs. Georgia Defense appeared first on DawgNation...
Tailgate Women’s Georgia Rose Bowl T-Shirt

Tailgate Women’s Georgia Rose Bowl T-Shirt

Before adopting the fiercely dignified Bulldog as their mascot in 1920, University of Georgia teams were simply known as “The Red & Black.” Soft cotton blend jersey Exclusive bowl game graphic Tailgate “TG” logo tab on left sleeve Tagless comfort $32.00 The post Tailgate Women’s Georgia Rose...
2018 Rose Bowl: Who holds the advantage?

2018 Rose Bowl: Who holds the advantage?

The Oklahoma Sooners are a one-point favorite over the Georgia Bulldogs in the 104th Rose Bowl game. The College Football Playoff semifinal game (5 p.m., Jan. 1, 2018, ESPN) will  feature the nation’s top scoring offense against the 4th-best defense.  The two teams have never played each other previously. The third-ranked Bulldogs won their first SEC title since 2005 and are chasing...
Bulldogs land 2 players on AP’s All-America list

Bulldogs land 2 players on AP’s All-America list

The Bulldogs had two players and on the Associated Press’ All-America teams released on Monday. Junior linebacker Roquan Smith was named to the AP first-team list along with Iowa linebacker Josey Jewell and Wisconsin linebacker T.J. Edwards. Georgia senior Isaiah Wynn was one of two tackles named to the AP’s All-America second-team along with Clemson junior Mitch Hyatt. The Associated...
Sporting News names Kirby Smart as its Coach of the Year

Sporting News names Kirby Smart as its Coach of the Year

Just as Roquan Smith stacks up the various postseason awards and honors for his play at inside linebacker for Georgia, his coach Kirby Smart is beginning to do the same for the job he’s done with the 2017 Bulldogs. On Monday, Sporting News announced the it has chosen Smart as its national Coach of the Year. In his second year at the helm, Smart led the Bulldogs to a...
Roquan Smith named AP All American; Isaiah Wynn earns second team honors

Roquan Smith named AP All American; Isaiah Wynn earns second team honors

It’s official — Roquan Smith is one of the best linebackers in America. As if Georgia’s players, coaches, and fans, didn’t already know. Smith secured the All-America honor on Monday when the AP announced its three All-America teams for the 2017 season. Smith earned the first-team nod. Teammate Isaiah Wynn was named a second-team All American. Smith and Wynn were...
Rose Bowl 2018: Flight prices skyrocket for Georgia vs. Oklahoma game 

Rose Bowl 2018: Flight prices skyrocket for Georgia vs. Oklahoma game 

For the first time since 1942, the Georgia Bulldogs are headed to to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. No. 3 Georgia will face off against No. 2 Oklahoma on Jan. 1, 2018. It’ll be the first time the powerhouses have faced each other at the Rose Bowl in college football history. If you want to secure a flight in time to catch the game in all its glory, you’ll want to act...
Orlando Brown: One Oklahoma star who came from Georgia

Orlando Brown: One Oklahoma star who came from Georgia

The bio on the Oklahoma football web page for All-American offensive tackle Orlando Brown would appear to set up the perfect story. Hometown: Duluth, Ga. High school: Peachtree Ridge. How on earth, the story thus would be written, did Georgia not keep Brown home? Why are the Bulldogs facing him in the Rose Bowl, rather than lining him up at left tackle? It’s more complicated than that. &ldquo...
Auburn favored over Georgia in SEC championship rematch

Auburn favored over Georgia in SEC championship rematch

Auburn had few problems in a 40-17 blowout win over Georgia three weeks ago. The rematch could be closer, but the Tigers remained favored. Georgia is a 2.5-point underdog in the SEC championship, per OddShark.com. The Bulldogs were favored by that same amount prior to the first Auburn game. The Bulldogs won the SEC East in a landslide, sweeping the division for the first time by an average score of...
Kirby Smart: Jake Fromm doesn’t have to be super-human

Kirby Smart: Jake Fromm doesn’t have to be super-human

Kirby Smart doesn’t need a hero at quarterback this Saturday. After getting stomped by Auburn 40-17 in the last meeting, much has been made of the adjustments UGA must make to upset the Tigers in the SEC championship. Freshman quarterback Jake Fromm has relied on his strong run game, anchored by perhaps the best stable of backs in college football, and his coach doesn’t need anything more...
A look at Bulldog’s history of facing an opponent twice

A look at Bulldog’s history of facing an opponent twice

The Bulldogs will have an opportunity to avenge their dreadful 40-17 loss to Auburn this Saturday in Atlanta. The longtime rivals will meet for the 122nd time, this occasion for the SEC championship. UGA holds the 57-56-8 all-time edge. Georgia has faced an opponent twice only four times in its history: The Bulldogs lost to North Carolina twice in Atlanta in 1895. In 1945, LSU defeated Georgia twice...
Georgia-Auburn: How rematches have played out in SEC Championship Game 

Georgia-Auburn: How rematches have played out in SEC Championship Game 

Six years ago, there were plenty of people who didn’t want to see Alabama get another shot at LSU — this time for a championship. Kirby Smart couldn’t concern himself with that. He just had to find a way to flip the result. Smart was the defensive coordinator at Alabama, which had lost to LSU in an epic, some would call ugly, 9-6 game. The teams were paired again for the BCS championship...
Lorenzo Carter motivated by losses to Georgia Tech

Lorenzo Carter motivated by losses to Georgia Tech

Lorenzo Carter has payback on the mind. The senior linebacker passed on the NFL draft after last season for a multitude of reasons, including his record against Georgia Tech. Carter is 1-2 against the Yellow Jackets, with a chance to pull even this Saturday in Atlanta. “That was one of the things I thought about personally that I needed to do,” Carter said. “I didn’t want to...
Florida-Georgia countdown: Dogs to wear white jerseys vs. Gators

Florida-Georgia countdown: Dogs to wear white jerseys vs. Gators

Whether it’s an effort to end a losing streak, just a comfort thing, or something else, Georgia is making a change for this year’s game against Florida. Georgia will not be wearing red jerseys, as it has the previous three years against Florida, which wore its blue jerseys those years. The Bulldogs are instead going back to wearing white. Read more on the reasoning ...
Countdown to Georgia-Florida: Beware of the upset

Countdown to Georgia-Florida: Beware of the upset

Georgia is ranked No. 3. Florida is unranked. Georgia is favored by two touchdowns. Florida is riddled with injuries.  Would a Gators win in Jacksonville on Saturday be the biggest upset in the history of the Georgia-Florida series?  Perhaps, but it’s certainly worth noting amid the buildup to the game that this is a rivalry known over the decades for stunning upsets. Read...
Georgia remains No. 3 in AP college football poll

Georgia remains No. 3 in AP college football poll

The top eight on the Associated Press college football poll released Sunday remained the same – including Georgia holding the No. 3 spot after its bye week. Alabama (8-0) and Penn State (7-0) , both easy winners Saturday, kept the top two spots in the Week 9 poll. Georgia (7-0) is followed by TCU, Wisconsin, Ohio State, Clemson and Miami. Notre Dame jumped six places into the top 10 at No. 9...
UGA football player arrested on marijuana charge won’t play vs. Vanderbilt

UGA football player arrested on marijuana charge won’t play vs. Vanderbilt

As expected, Georgia inside linebacker Natrez Patrick is being held out of Saturday’s game at Vanderbilt following his arrest for marijuana possession late Thursday night. UGA’s student-athlete handbook calls for an immediate suspension for a marijuana arrest. This was Patrick’s second marijuana arrest, following one his freshman year in 2015, and a second violation calls for a four-game...
Mark Fox reflects on Kaepernick, how Bulldogs will handle national anthem

Mark Fox reflects on Kaepernick, how Bulldogs will handle national anthem

Georgia basketball coach Mark Fox used to coach at Nevada, when he got to know a backup quarterback on that school’s football team named Colin Kaepernick. So over the past year, as the Kaepernick story unfolded, reaching a crescendo this past weekend, Fox has been paying attention. “It’s been interesting. Because I knew Colin before he was even a starting college quarterback,&rdquo...
5 things to know about Georgia vs. Mississippi State

5 things to know about Georgia vs. Mississippi State

Conference action begins for Georgia this weekend as it faces Mississippi State in its SEC opener. Here are 5 things you need to know about the matchup of Bulldogs: > When, where: Saturday, 7 p.m., Sanford Stadium, Athens. > Injury update: QB Eason out, CB Parrish could play > What’s next for Fromm?: Smart wants freshman QB to focus on .... > SEC...
5-star Marietta wide receiver with notable last name commits to UGA

5-star Marietta wide receiver with notable last name commits to UGA

Before Dominick Blaylock was a 5-star Marietta high schooler and No. 2 wide receiver of the 2019 class, he was a son. But not just anyone’s son. His father is former Atlanta Hawk and NBA All-Star Mookie Blaylock. And on Sunday, the Walton High School student announced on Twitter his intentions to play at the University of Georgia, which DawgNation confirmed. His stepfather...
Kirby Smart reaffirms: ‘Jacob Eason is our starter’

Kirby Smart reaffirms: ‘Jacob Eason is our starter’

HOOVER, Ala. — Kirby Smart appeared to acknowledge what has seemed apparent for awhile: Jacob Eason will be Georgia’s starting quarterback, at least at the outset. Jacob Eason is our starter going into the season. Jake Fromm’s got to do something to beat him out,” Smart said on Tuesday at SEC media days. “Very similar to a lot of positions. You’ve got to beat them...
UGA track and field star, Kell grad named an SEC athlete of the year

UGA track and field star, Kell grad named an SEC athlete of the year

It would be hard for Marietta’s Kendell Williams to be as athletically impressive if she wore all her hardware. And on Friday, the University of Georgia track and field phenom won another award — the 2016-2017 Roy F. Kramer SEC Female Athlete of the Year. The award is determined by a vote of the league’s athletics directors. Williams graduated from Kell High School, where...
Herschel Walker has street named after him in hometown

Herschel Walker has street named after him in hometown

This Fourth of July was extra special for University of Georgia legend Herschel Walker. On a day when Americans celebrated the birth of our country, Walker’s hometown of Wrightsville, Ga., celebrated him. The city dedicated a street to be named after its beloved son. Walker Tweeted his thanks to the city, along with a photo of him holding his new street sign. <div></div><br>...
SEC looking to cut length of average college football game

SEC looking to cut length of average college football game

If you’ve watched or attended college football games lately and said to yourself, this game seems too long, you’re not alone. The NCAA and SEC think so, too. And if you’ve sat through what’s supposed to be a 20-minute halftime and thought to yourself, that went a bit longer than 20 minutes, you’re also not alone. Again, the NCAA and SEC have noticed. The SEC, as part...
UGA ranks 9th in the SEC in revenue

UGA ranks 9th in the SEC in revenue

The Baton Rouge Advocate acquired the financial reports for the 2015-16 school year, the one most recently available for all schools. The exception being Vanderbilt, as it is a private school. Here are a few takeaways from Georgia’s perspective: Georgia ranks ninth in the SEC in both revenue ($124.66 million) and expenses ($115.5 million). The schools that Georgia spent more than were South...
Kirby Smart: First year as UGA coach was ‘disappointing’

Kirby Smart: First year as UGA coach was ‘disappointing’

The question to Kirby Smart was right to the point: How would you assess Year 1 as Georgia’s head football coach? Smart’s answer was just as direct. “Year 1 was disappointing,” Smart said. “Any time you finish 8-5 it’s a disappointment at the University of Georgia. Certainly not the standard that I expect to keep.” It wasn’t the first time Smart has...
Greg McGarity takes responsibility for Bulldogs’ struggles

Greg McGarity takes responsibility for Bulldogs’ struggles

Georgia athletics director Greg McGarity, while acknowledging and taking responsibility for the underperformance of Georgia teams, and urged his athletic board to “not be distracted by those who seek to divide us.” UGA ranks 24th in the NCAA Director’s Cup all-sports standings, updated on Thursday. The school is in danger of finishing out of the top 20 for the first time in nearly...
Lamar Heard, UGA’s Final Four team captain, dies

Lamar Heard, UGA’s Final Four team captain, dies

Lamar Heard, a captain on Georgia’s 1983 Final four men’s basketball team, has died. He was 55. The cause of death was not immediately known. However, he had fallen ill suddenly earlier this month and had been hospitalized since in Atlanta, according to persons with knowledge of the situation. Heard’s family is asking for privacy at this time. Heard, a Cartersville native, was one...
UGA’s Elijah Holyfield arrested on drug charges in Athens

UGA’s Elijah Holyfield arrested on drug charges in Athens

Georgia running back Elijah Holyfield was arrested early Monday on two misdemeanor drug charges in Athens. Holyfield, the son of former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield, was charged with possession and use of drug related objects, and possession of less than one ounce of marijuana, according to the Athens-Clarke County Jail web site. A team spokesman said head coach Kirby Smart was...
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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