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Former Georgia TE Benjamin Watson donates $10,000 for UGA’s Devon Gales fundraiser

Former Georgia tight end Benjamin Watson has donated a significant amount to UGA’s Devon Gales fundraiser, and he wants other former Bulldogs players to do the same.

Towers’ Take: Ex-UGA star Garrison Hearst heads to Hall

Towers’ Take: Ex-UGA star Garrison Hearst heads to Hall

ATHENS — Garrison Hearst showed up at a recruiting camp in Atlanta last summer and, at first, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh mistook him for a prospect.
How much will these new facilities boost UGA football recruiting?

How much will these new facilities boost UGA football recruiting?

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

Two Georgia games among the most anticipated of 2017

Welcome to your one-stop shop for all the relevant Georgia football news and takes every Monday through Friday.
How does Georgia keep going? ‘We’re some tough dudes’

How does Georgia keep going? ‘We’re some tough dudes’

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – J.J. Frazier leaned his back against the wall, his left leg propped up on the wall.
Report: Georgia to add former Minnesota OC Jay Johnson as offensive analyst

Report: Georgia to add former Minnesota OC Jay Johnson as offensive analyst

Georgia reportedly will add a former Minnesota offensive coordinator to its staff. As reported by Dawgs247’s Rusty Mansell on Thursday, the Bulldogs will hire former Minnesota offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Jay Johnson as an offensive analyst.
Former Georgia football player signs with Atlanta Braves

Former Georgia football player signs with Atlanta Braves

ATHENS — Sanders Commings, a starter on Georgia’s back-to-back SEC East champion teams earlier this decade, is back in the pros: As a baseball player.
UPDATED: Trent Thompson withdrawing from classes after medical episode

UPDATED: Trent Thompson withdrawing from classes after medical episode

ATHENS — Georgia defensive tackle Trent Thompson will be withdrawing from classes and seeking further treatment for a “significant medical issue” that drew the attention of police early Thursday morning on campus and sent him to Piedmont Athens Regional.
Statement: Georgia DL Trenton Thompson dealing with ‘significant medical issue,’ will withdraw from classes this semester

Statement: Georgia DL Trenton Thompson dealing with ‘significant medical issue,’ will withdraw from classes this semester

The University of Georgia Athletic Association released a statement Thursday after Bulldogs defensive lineman Trenton Thompson was hospitalized overnight following a medical emergency reported by police.
BREAKING NEWS: Georgia’s Trent Thompson hospitalized for ‘significant medical issue’

BREAKING NEWS: Georgia’s Trent Thompson hospitalized for ‘significant medical issue’

ATHENS — Georgia star defensive lineman Trent Thompson was hospitalized overnight Thursday after police reported a medical emergency, as first reported by WSB-TV.
Podcast: Some honest talk about UGA’s biggest rival

Podcast: Some honest talk about UGA’s biggest rival

On today’s podcast I talk about why one ESPN writer agrees with me about the importance of UGA’s rivalry against Florida.
Next Generation: Making it work is Justin Shaffer’s specialty

Next Generation: Making it work is Justin Shaffer’s specialty

ELLENWOOD – Justin Shaffer dresses nicely. He wears braces, which we know because he smiles a lot. At 6-foot-5 and 348 pounds, clearly he gets plenty to eat. But like the duck that appears to be moving effortlessly across the water but is paddling feverishly below the surface, looks can be deceiving sometimes. Shaffer — and his family — have had to fight like mad to get him to where...
Where are they now: John Lilly and Juwuan Briscoe

Where are they now: John Lilly and Juwuan Briscoe

Football’s offseason merry-go-round is still churning for a lot of people, including several former Georgia assistant coaches, and at least one starter on last year’s team.
Let’s settle this once and for all: Recruiting matters

Let’s settle this once and for all: Recruiting matters

Welcome to your one-stop shop for all the relevant UGA football news and takes every Monday through Friday.
Towers’ Take: Nothing easy about the Mark Fox equation

Towers’ Take: Nothing easy about the Mark Fox equation

ATHENS — Everywhere I went on Sunday, to church, to the grocery store, to Waffle House (hey, I’m a native Atlantan, come on!), people wanted to ask me two things: “Were you at the game last night?” and “What do you think about Mark Fox?” “The game” was Georgia’s basketball tilt against Kentucky on Saturday night, and, yes, I was there. Awesome...
UPDATE: Yante Maten expected to miss rest of Georgia’s regular season

UPDATE: Yante Maten expected to miss rest of Georgia’s regular season

ATHENS — It appears that if Georgia gets its best player back this season, it won’t be until the SEC Tournament.

Why Sanford Stadium’s bathroom situation probably won’t get better any time soon

Welcome to your one-stop shop for all the relevant UGA football news and takes every Monday through Friday.
Georgia adds commitment from in-state DE Rashad Cheney

Georgia adds commitment from in-state DE Rashad Cheney

Georgia added to its 2019 class on Saturday. The Bulldogs picked up a commitment from in-state defensive end Rashad Cheney.
Georgia’s star player injured two minutes into Kentucky game

Georgia’s star player injured two minutes into Kentucky game

ATHENS — Georgia’s best player, Yante Maten, had to leave its big game against No. 13 Kentucky just after it started.
Georgia depth chart analysis: Kickers

Georgia depth chart analysis: Kickers

ATHENS — It’s possible that this escaped notice to some of you over the past few months, those of you living in a cave or on the international space station, but Georgia has had a wee bit of offseason news at kicker.
That signature win continues to elude Georgia

That signature win continues to elude Georgia

ATHENS — There have been achingly close games, not just this season but over the course of the past few seasons.
From Dawg Nation to defending the nation: A Bulldog deploys

From Dawg Nation to defending the nation: A Bulldog deploys

ATHENS — Thirteen years ago, Jack Loonam’s father came home from Iraq, where he had been deployed for a year.

Projecting UGA’s pre-spring depth chart for the defense

Welcome to your one-stop shop for all the relevant UGA football news and takes every Monday through Friday.
Towers’ Take: Competing at UGA a weighty matter for these linemen

Towers’ Take: Competing at UGA a weighty matter for these linemen

ELLENWOOD — Netori Johnson and Justin Shaffer both attend Cedar Grove High School and they both signed on to play football for the Georgia Bulldogs.
DawgNation Mailbag: How much will Georgia’s offense change?

DawgNation Mailbag: How much will Georgia’s offense change?

In a West end town a dead end world The East end boys and West end girls In a West end town in a dead end world East end boys and West end girls West end girls – Pet Shop Boys Yeah, I have to be honest, that song kept going through my head as I sat in the athletic board meeting on Tuesday. I’m sure I wasn’t the only one. You can try to concentrate on the work at hand, but sometimes...
Podcast: Former UGA great has a challenge for Jacob Eason

Podcast: Former UGA great has a challenge for Jacob Eason

On today’s podcast I talk about the challenge one former Georgia player gave to UGA quarterback Jacob Eason, and I explain why Eason potentially gives the Bulldogs a big advantage in the SEC East.

3-star DL Darnell Jeffries is easily one of the most interesting UGA recruiting targets

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

3-star DL Darnell Jefferies is easily one of the most interesting UGA recruiting targets

Want a daily lap through Georgia football recruiting? That’s what the Intel will bring at least five days a week.
Projecting Georgia’s pre-spring depth chart for the offense

Projecting Georgia’s pre-spring depth chart for the offense

Welcome to your one-stop shop for all the relevant UGA football news and takes every Monday through Friday.

Georgia depth chart analysis: Defensive line

ATHENS – The circumstances of Tracy Rocker’s departure are still a mystery to the public. Whether he was pushed out or left on his own has never been confirmed.
Former UGA DE Quentin Moses remembered as ‘inspiration to us all’

Former UGA DE Quentin Moses remembered as ‘inspiration to us all’

Quentin Moses did not have any children, but plenty of people viewed him like a father. That was evident in the packed gym bleachers at Reinhardt University Wednesday afternoon as the school held a “Celebration of Life” ceremony for the assistant football coach and former Georgia Bulldog.
Podcast: A question that should concern UGA fans

Podcast: A question that should concern UGA fans

On today’s podcast I talk about Georgia’s offensive line — a position group that has to improve this season for the Bulldogs to have a legitimate chance of contending in the SEC.
Only one Georgia player is invited to NFL combine

Only one Georgia player is invited to NFL combine

ATHENS — Perhaps this is another reflection on the talent level – or at least the experienced talent level – on Georgia’s football team last year.
The top 5 rising seniors on Georgia’s roster

The top 5 rising seniors on Georgia’s roster

Welcome to your one-stop shop for all the relevant UGA football news and takes every Monday through Friday.

Recent offer to 4-star Dutchtown DB Trey Dean might pay off with a big-time talent

Want a daily lap through Georgia football recruiting? That’s what the Intel will bring at least three days a week until August.
Call for the DawgNation Mailbag

Call for the DawgNation Mailbag

It’s that time of the week again. And yes, we’re hoping to make this a staple of every week: Thursday is Mailbag day.

Is Mark Fox doing too much subbing and tinkering with Georgia’s lineup?

ATHENS – Georgia was losing to what appeared to be an inferior team. Its offense was sloppy, and lacked any rhythm.

INSTANT RECAP: Frazier gets Georgia going in second half

ATHENS – It wasn’t pretty, and it wasn’t convincing. Luckily for Georgia, it didn’t have to be. Once again, J.
Towers’ Take: An eventful day for UGA, and me

Towers’ Take: An eventful day for UGA, and me

ATHENS – Today was an interesting day. It began for me in Macon, continued with a stop in Forsyth, and ended here in the good old Classic City with a board meeting, building dedication and basketball game.

OK that’s great, but what about Sanford Stadium’s bathrooms?

ATHENS – Georgia’s massive new stadium project hadn’t even been formally approved yet, and school president Jere Morehead was already going into fundraising mode.

Funeral information announced for former Georgia DE Quentin Moses

The funeral service information for former Georgia defensive end Quentin Moses has been released. The service will take place at 1 p.
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