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Georgia football podcast: A position change that could provide a big boost for UGA

Georgia football podcast: A position change that could provide a big boost for UGA

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...
Penalty in National Championship Game took away Tyler Simmons’ chance at immortality

Penalty in National Championship Game took away Tyler Simmons’ chance at immortality

ATHENS — When Tyler Simmons was just a sophomore in high school, a relative unknown on the football recruiting trail, he ran a strong race at the Georgia state track and field meet. A few people noticed, including the football coach wearing an Alabama logo, who took a video of Simmons’ race. A year later, at the same track meet, the same coach approached Simmons...
Georgia, South Carolina meet fresh off big victories

Georgia, South Carolina meet fresh off big victories

When Georgia and South Carolina clash Wednesday night, both teams hope to harness some of the momentum generated by weekend victories over Top 25 teams.  On a Saturday that proved foul for nationally ranked SEC teams on the road, Mark Fox’s Bulldogs (15-11, 6-8) knocked off then-No. 18 Tennessee 73-62 in Athens while Frank Martin’s Gamecocks (14-13, 5-9) bested then-No. 10 Auburn...
Beware of the Dawgs!

Beware of the Dawgs!

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LOOK: Former Georgia QB Aaron Murray gave one girl a prom she won’t forget

LOOK: Former Georgia QB Aaron Murray gave one girl a prom she won’t forget

A quick look at former Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray’s Twitter account won’t show anything about taking a girl to prom. Leave it to a mom to brag about her son instead. She screenshotted a Facebook post and then tweeted it out. The story reads that a girl asked Aaron Murray to prom and although he was busy initially, Murray eventually followed through on that request.  ...
Linebacker a major concern for Georgia Bulldogs heading into spring ball

Linebacker a major concern for Georgia Bulldogs heading into spring ball

ATHENS — Last week, I was asked to write about what I think is Georgia’s team strength headed into spring football practice. This week, I’m being asked to share what I believe is the Bulldogs’ biggest weakness. The defense as a whole will need to reload, no doubt. But in particular, linebacker is an area of great concern for Georgia heading into 2018...
Imagine if Georgia had pulled out a win against Alabama for the national title

Imagine if Georgia had pulled out a win against Alabama for the national title

You know what really happened. No one needs to remind you, or beat it into your head. And in the press box, many reporters had to delete their poetic, brilliant, award-winning “Georgia beats Alabama to win national championship” stories. But, just for a moment, let’s image an alternate universe. Let’s imagine how the story would have been written if …...
Could Georgia move anyone from offensive to defensive line?

Could Georgia move anyone from offensive to defensive line?

Welcome to the Question of the Day, where our writers answer (or try to answer) the best questions submitted by Georgia fans. If you’d like to submit a question, please e-mail us at  ugaquestionoftheday@gmail.com. Or you can tweet us at  here and  here. Look for the Question of the Day every Monday through Friday...
Yes, Big Ten officials definitely hurt Georgia’s cause in championship game

Yes, Big Ten officials definitely hurt Georgia’s cause in championship game

ATHENS — “I didn’t think the championship game was officiated very well.” That quote came from a former SEC head coach, who was among a few asked to assess the job that Big Ten officials did in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game. These coaches asked not to be identified because they still have connections and interests in the...
Georgia football podcast: Simple reason Zamir White, James Cook could be next great RB duo

Georgia football podcast: Simple reason Zamir White, James Cook could be next great RB duo

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...
Get Ready for St. Patrick’s Day

Get Ready for St. Patrick’s Day

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From basketball to baseball and beyond, UGA sports had excellent weekend

From basketball to baseball and beyond, UGA sports had excellent weekend

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. It’s always great to be a Georgia fan, but this weekend it was especially good. With the spring sports calendar kicking into full gear, UGA...
Is top 2019 recruiting class reason enough for UGA to keep Mark Fox?

Is top 2019 recruiting class reason enough for UGA to keep Mark Fox?

After a dispiriting month that saw University of Georgia basketball becoming something of a dumpster fire, two exciting upset wins this week over Florida and Tennessee have breathed some life into the Dawgs’ season. Yes, there’s still a chance of Georgia making up enough ground to get into the Big Dance. Senior forward Yante Maten has been one of the few bright spots this...
Georgia gets back on track, and Mark Fox has pointed words for the press

Georgia gets back on track, and Mark Fox has pointed words for the press

ATHENS – It was a rather general, and predictable, question. And Mark Fox decided to use it to say something on his mind. Something the Georgia head coach evidently had read and didn’t like. Was there any moment a week ago, when all seemed lost, that he could pinpoint that a bounce-back was coming? Fox, as he often does, offered up a preamble before answering. A...
5 observations from Georgia-Tennessee basketball

5 observations from Georgia-Tennessee basketball

Keeping its threadbare postseason hopes alive, Georgia posted a 73-62 SEC upset Saturday over visiting No. 18 Tennessee at a sold-out Stegeman Coliseum, its third victory of the season against a team ranked in the Top 25. The Bulldogs – who had five players score in double figures – bested the Volunteers for the fifth consecutive time and claimed their second conference victory in a row...
Georgia basketball: Resurgent Bulldogs get second straight key win

Georgia basketball: Resurgent Bulldogs get second straight key win

ATHENS – Yante Maten still has life in his Georgia career. So does Mark Fox. Their Georgia men’s basketball team, assumed done for a week ago, is trying to work its way back into the thick of things. Georgia got its second straight win, and its third this year over a ranked team, this time 73-62 over No. 17 Tennessee on Saturday night at Stegeman Coliseum. The Bulldogs...
Georgia-Tennessee basketball: Time, TV, how to watch online (February 17, 2018)

Georgia-Tennessee basketball: Time, TV, how to watch online (February 17, 2018)

Georgia men’s basketball will play Tennessee on Saturday, February 17, 2018, in Athens. Find below the game time, TV channel and how to watch online. ATHENS ― Georgia basketball (14-11, 5-8 SEC) is fighting like mad just to get to .500 in SEC play and keep its flickering postseason hopes alive. Tennessee (19-6, 9-4) is striving to stay on top...
Georgia snaps losing streak, completes season sweep of Florida

Georgia snaps losing streak, completes season sweep of Florida

For the second time this season, the Georgia basketball team snapped a three-game losing streak with a win over Florida, beating the Gators 72-69 on Wednesday in Gainesville, Fla. Last month, the Bulldogs snapped a three-game skid with a 72-60 home win over the Gators. On Wednesday, Georgia had to work overtime to get the win as it rallied from a seven-point halftime deficit. The Bulldogs...
Georgia basketball in another must-win situation vs. Tennessee at Stegeman

Georgia basketball in another must-win situation vs. Tennessee at Stegeman

ATHENS ― It was work as usual at Georgia’s basketball training facility on Friday. The Georgia Bulldogs are getting ready for yet another must-win matchup as they host No. 18 Tennessee on Saturday at 6 p.m. Whatever your complaints or gripes are about Bulldogs’ basketball, they still put on a pretty good show and people still come out to watch them. The Saturday...
Mel Tucker, other Bulldogs assistants, get huge raises

Mel Tucker, other Bulldogs assistants, get huge raises

ATHENS — The run to the national championship game has indeed become a financial boon to the staff of Kirby Smart, whose 10 on-field assistant coaches will earn a combined nearly $2 million more than last year.  The highlights on the new salary pool for the 10 assistants, which is $6.42 million, up from $4.56 million:  Defensive coordinator Mel Tucker has received a raise to $1.5 million...
Georgia gives massive raises to Kirby Smart assistants, especially Mel Tucker

Georgia gives massive raises to Kirby Smart assistants, especially Mel Tucker

ATHENS — The run to the national championship has indeed become a financial boon to the staff of Kirby Smart, whose 10 on-field assistant coaches will earn a combined nearly $2 million more than last year. The highlights on the new salary pool for the 10 assistants, which is $6.42 million, up from $4.56 million: Defensive coordinator Mel Tucker has received a raise to $1.5 million...
Bulldogs face Tennessee fresh off big win at Florida

Bulldogs face Tennessee fresh off big win at Florida

It’s a fair question to pose – which Georgia team will show up for its SEC battle Saturday evening against No. 18 Tennessee? Will it be the team that charged back from a seven-point deficit with less than 90 seconds left in regulation to defeat Florida 72-69 in overtime Wednesday in Gainesville?  Or will it be the team that offered lackluster defensive performances in consecutive...
LOOK: Georgia’s 2017 SEC Championship rings unveiled

LOOK: Georgia’s 2017 SEC Championship rings unveiled

It’s officially SEC Championship ring season, Georgia fans. The Bulldogs completed their 2017 Revenge Tour by defeating Auburn 28-7 in the SEC Championship Game in Atlanta, the program’s first conference title since 2005. And now the players know what their winning jewelry will look like, and it is sweet. “It is an honor to be named the official designer of the University...
Position battles to watch in Georgia spring practice

Position battles to watch in Georgia spring practice

Welcome to the Question of the Day, where our writers answer (or try to answer) the best questions submitted by Georgia fans. If you’d like to submit a question, please e-mail us at  ugaquestionoftheday@gmail.com. Or you can tweet us at  here and  here. Look for the Question of the Day every Monday through Friday...
Georgia football podcast: 5-star CB Tyson Campbell may be perfect fit for challenging role

Georgia football podcast: 5-star CB Tyson Campbell may be perfect fit for challenging role

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...
5 observations from Georgia-South Carolina

5 observations from Georgia-South Carolina

South Carolina provided ample evidence Thursday night that while the No. 8 Gamecocks might not be the dominating force they were a year ago in their run to the national title, they’re still a force to be reckoned with.  With a 77-65 SEC victory over No. 20 Georgia, South Carolina improved to 21-5 overall and 9-3 in the league while handing the Lady Bulldogs (21-5, 9-4) a dispiriting loss...
DawgNation Appreciation 2018 to feature Nick Chubb, Sony Michel and Roquan Smith

DawgNation Appreciation 2018 to feature Nick Chubb, Sony Michel and Roquan Smith

It’s time to party with some of your favorite UGA stars, DawgNation. Can’t get enough Georgia football? Still smiling about the Bulldogs’ historic 2017 season? Do memories of an SEC championship and a Rose Bowl title make these winter months feel a little warmer? Then you won’t want to miss DawgNation Appreciation 2018 on March 15, when Georgia&rsquo...
Sports Illustrated: Georgia landed country’s best recruiting class at 3 positions

Sports Illustrated: Georgia landed country’s best recruiting class at 3 positions

Georgia produced a strong 2018 recruiting class, which has drawn praise from many college football observers. Not only did the Bulldogs collect marquee talent in multiple areas, but coach Kirby Smart’s program added depth at so many key positions. Because of the haul, many expect Georgia to contend for SEC titles well into the...
Can freshmen James Cook, Zamir White meet standard set by UGA running backs?

Can freshmen James Cook, Zamir White meet standard set by UGA running backs?

Welcome to the Question of the Day, where our writers answer (or try to answer) the best questions submitted by Georgia fans. If you’d like to submit a question, please e-mail us at  ugaquestionoftheday@gmail.com. Or you can tweet us at  here and  here. Look for the Question of the Day every Monday through Friday...
Georgia football podcast: Why 5-star DE Brenton Cox could be UGA’s biggest impact freshman

Georgia football podcast: Why 5-star DE Brenton Cox could be UGA’s biggest impact freshman

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...
Billy Henderson’s greatness extended beyond UGA, football accomplishments

Billy Henderson’s greatness extended beyond UGA, football accomplishments

ATHENS – Billy Henderson might’ve been the best man I’ve ever known. I know we throw statements like that around a lot on the occasion of one’s passing. But I’m being as honest as I can be in regards to Henderson, who died on Valentine’s Day, just four months shy of his 90th birthday. He was a great football coach, and that’s what...
Bulldogs outlast Gators in OT for first win in Gainesville since 2002

Bulldogs outlast Gators in OT for first win in Gainesville since 2002

Led by a 23-point, 10 rebound performance by Yante Maten, Georgia traveled to Florida’s O’Connell Center Wednesday and defeated the Gators in overtime, 72-69, the Bulldogs’ first win in Gainesville since 2002. Maten not only scored eight-straight points to give the Bulldogs a cushion in overtime, but was wide open for a 3-pointer to tie the game at 59 at the end of regulation...
Georgia’s offense is going to be something to behold this spring — and next fall

Georgia’s offense is going to be something to behold this spring — and next fall

ATHENS — You may have heard Kirby Smart’s latest “call of the Dogs.” It came at the end of his news conference last week on National Signing Day. Never one to pass up an opportunity, Smart reached out to the Bulldog Nation to once again fill up Sanford Stadium for G-Day. You’ll recall that Georgia fans did that for him in his first year, the spring...
Lady Bulldogs have eyes on favorable seed in NCAAs

Lady Bulldogs have eyes on favorable seed in NCAAs

Georgia women’s basketball coach Joni Taylor rarely allows her thoughts to stray from the No. 20 Lady Bulldogs’ next opponent, but she’s not ignoring the bigger picture coming into view. With four games remaining -- including Thursday’s 7 p.m. clash with No. 8 South Carolina (20-5, 9-3 SEC) -- Georgia (21-4, 9-3 SEC) has checked off a number of action items on its preseason...
5 Bulldogs projected to go early in 2018 NFL Draft

5 Bulldogs projected to go early in 2018 NFL Draft

Isaiah McKenzie was the lone Georgia Bulldogs player selected in the 2017 NFL Draft, and he stayed on the board until the fifth round, going to the Denver Broncos with the 172nd pick. But whereas UGA’s 2017 draft class was one of the weakest in program history, the 2018 Class figures to be one of the strongest. According to one mock draft, five or more Bulldogs could be drafted this...
Here’s when Georgia targets will announce decisions on Signing Day

Here’s when Georgia targets will announce decisions on Signing Day

Georgia had an impressive haul in the early signing period in December and hopes to add even more top recruits Wednesday on National Signing Day.  The Bulldogs have several targets they are trying to reel in. Here’s the times each player is expected to announce his decision:  9 a.m.: 3-star defensive tackle Jordan Davis (Mallard Creek, Charlotte, N.C.)  10 a.m.: 5-star cornerback ...
As Eason visits Washington, former Bulldogs teammate says farewell

As Eason visits Washington, former Bulldogs teammate says farewell

When Isaac Nauta and Jacob Eason first arrived in Athens over two years ago, they were supposed to be the future of the Bulldogs’ offense. They were the highly touted quarterback and tight end, yes, but also they were college roommates, a pair seemingly destined to make their mark on Georgia together. > Also:   Jake Fromm tweets farewell to Jacob Eason Eason threw for 2,430 yards...
After championship run, UGA to ‘adjust’ football ticket prices

After championship run, UGA to ‘adjust’ football ticket prices

After the Georgia football team’s run to the national title game, the university is planning a change to ticket prices at Sanford Stadium. The UGA Athletic Board has an agenda item described as “ticket price adjustment” for its Tuesday meeting. It does not say whether it is immediate or for the 2019 season or if it is an increase or decrease. “Those details will be discussed...
Roquan Smith, Isaiah Wynn among Georgia players with growing draft stock

Roquan Smith, Isaiah Wynn among Georgia players with growing draft stock

The Bulldogs let a national championship slip away, but a few impressive performances should put more money in individual pockets. Linebacker Roquan Smith, who’s yet to declare for the NFL draft, has been the center of attention in scouting circles for his modern-day linebacker abilities. He’s being projected as high as the top 10 to the Raiders or 49ers. Smith bumped his stock even higher...
Tips to stay warm while tailgating for the national championship game

Tips to stay warm while tailgating for the national championship game

The National Championship tournament between the No. 3 Georgia Bulldogs and No. 4 Alabama Crimson Tide is almost here, and it’s going to be a nippy one for tailgaters.  » RELATED: GEORGIA WINS: Bulldogs to play for national While there’s a lot of fun to be had, make sure you’re taking proper precautions when stepping outside. Here are a few tips to keep warm during...
Alabama’s Saban admits beating Georgia will be very difficult

Alabama’s Saban admits beating Georgia will be very difficult

Nick Saban started slowly and then picked up steam in his comments about Kirby Smart during the national championship teleconference on Tuesday. At first, when he was asked why he initially hired Smart as an assistant coach, he said it was because “he was a secondary guy and we needed a secondary guy.” But eventually he got around to praising his longtime assistant, and when he did, it...
Alabama’s Saban: No hard feelings over Jake Fromm switching to Georgia

Alabama’s Saban: No hard feelings over Jake Fromm switching to Georgia

LOS ANGELES ― Kirby Smart was not Nick Saban’s only loss when his longtime assistant accepted the Georgia coaching job. He also lost a major quarterback commitment. Jake Fromm had been a longtime pledge to the Crimson Tide by the time Smart arrived in Athens in the second week of December 2015. By March, Fromm had flipped from Alabama and committed to Georgia. Since then, Fromm has...
Story behind kick ‘that changed the game’ for Georgia

Story behind kick ‘that changed the game’ for Georgia

There were so many elements involved in the play and its aftermath, one that will go down in Georgia football lore: The unlikely hero, a career backup, who drew on his baseball past. The kicker, called upon in the biggest game of his life to make the longest kick of his career, and did. And the pass play that was set it up, which was called without the offensive coordinator, who was in an elevator...
How the Bulldogs looked at Rose Bowl practice Thursday

How the Bulldogs looked at Rose Bowl practice Thursday

CARSON, Calif. — Kirby Smart said he was happy with the first Georgia football practice out here because the team “broke a sweat.” If that’s the barometer, Smart will be really happy with the second practice. The southern California heat was beating down, such as it is in late December, as Georgia went through its work out on Thursday afternoon. The site was a practice field...
Georgia judge postpones trial so lawyer can see Bulldogs in Rose Bowl

Georgia judge postpones trial so lawyer can see Bulldogs in Rose Bowl

When Patrick Connell’s brother told him they were going to cheer on their beloved Georgia Bulldogs in the Rose Bowl on New Year’s Day, the Savannah attorney realized he had a conflict in court. Connell was due in Judge Michael Karpf’s courtroom to argue a bench trial on Jan. 2, the day he was scheduled to fly back from Pasadena. He couldn’t possibly make it in time, so the...
Kirby Smart, Bulldogs have priceless reactions at Disneyland ride

Kirby Smart, Bulldogs have priceless reactions at Disneyland ride

While Georgia is in California prepping to take on Oklahoma in the Rose Bowl, some of the players and Kirby Smart got to enjoyed some of the pre-game festivities at Disneyland. The Bulldogs will face the Sooners at the New Year’s Day College Football Playoff semifinal game in Pasadena, Calif. The Bulldogs arrived in California on Tuesday and spoke at length about how they’re focused on...
Georgia team arrives for Rose Bowl with a goal in mind

Georgia team arrives for Rose Bowl with a goal in mind

The Georgia football charter plane touched down in Los Angeles Tuesday as the sun was setting. Players packed on four buses, which got a police escort to their hotel and home for the next week. Silently, Jake Fromm, Roquan Smith and others got out of their buses and headed to a side entrance, where they walked up stores that had logos of the Rose Bowl and Georgia. They saw a sign welcoming them to...
Oklahoma aware of challenge Georgia’s running backs pose

Oklahoma aware of challenge Georgia’s running backs pose

Georgia’s battle with Oklahoma in the Rose Bowl on New Year’s Day is being billed as strength vs strength: the Sooners’ offense vs. the Bulldogs’ defense. But there’s another side to the battle for all the Roses. Oklahoma defensive coordinator Mike Stoops acknowledged that Wednesday, commenting on the challenge that Georgia’s running backs will provide. The duo ...
A record six 5-star athletes join UGA’s 2018 recruiting class

A record six 5-star athletes join UGA’s 2018 recruiting class

The start of college football’s first-ever early signing period, which runs Dec. 20-22, was huge for the program. The Bulldogs have landed six 5-star signees. According to DawgNation’s Jeff Sentell, the Bulldogs had never signed more than three 5-star recruits in a class before Wednesday. The 2018 group represents Kirby Smart’s second recruiting class and his first full recruiting...
Bulldogs turn up intensity before Rose Bowl

Bulldogs turn up intensity before Rose Bowl

As Kirby Smart walked to the podium to address the media Monday morning, nothing seemed amiss. That is until he began speaking and a hint of rasp was detected in his voice. No he wasn’t sick. In fact, after only three days of Rose Bowl practice, Smart was losing his voice. And there’s a reason why. “Intensity,” Smart said. “That’s probably why you hear my voice...
Notable absence from Georgia’s fourth practice before Rose Bowl

Notable absence from Georgia’s fourth practice before Rose Bowl

The Georgia football team held its fourth bowl-game practice on Monday, and Trenton Thompson was not present, at least during the media viewing period. No reason was given for Thompson’s absence. He was not mentioned when coach Kirby Smart listed injured players before his press conference earlier in the day. Thompson, a junior defensive lineman, missed two games earlier this season with a sprained...
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...
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...
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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