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UGA’s Andrews signs and Mason gets a tryout
Former Georgia quarterback Hutson Mason and center David Andrews weren’t drafted but drew interest from NFL teams. BRANT SANDERLIN / BSANDERLIN@AJC.COM

10:08 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 2015

Georgia quarterback Hutson Mason and center David Andrews weren’t among their teammates drafted in this year’s NFL draft, but each has a chance to impress an NFL team. Andrews signed with the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent, and Mason has a tryout scheduled with the Miami Dolphins. ...
Isaiah Johnson headed to Lions
Isaiah Johnson, who set the Georgia Tech record for career tackles by a defensive back, will join the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

8:59 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 2015

Former Georgia Tech safety Isaiah Johnson has agreed to an undrafted free-agent deal with the Detroit Lions, according to his agent Lance Courtney, joining a certain other former Yellow Jacket of note. Johnson, a three-year starter for the Jackets at safety, went unclaimed in the seven-round NFL draft but was ...
Colts select Amarlo Herrera in sixth round
The Indianapolis Colts drafted former Georgia linebacker Amarlo Herrera in the sixth round Saturday. CURTIS COMPTON / CCOMPTON@AJC.COM

4:52 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 2015

The Indianapolis Colts selected linebacker Amarlo Herrera of Georgia with the 31st pick (207th overall) of the sixth round in the NFL Draft on Saturday. A graduate of North Clayton High, Herrera (6-foot-1, 244 pounds) was a second-team All-SEC select ion last season. He played in 54 games at Georgia, ...
Chiefs draft Georgia’s Ramik Wilson in fourth round
Former Georgia linebacker Ramik Wilson is on his way to the Kansas City Chiefs are they drafted him Saturday. BRANT SANDERLIN / BSANDERLIN@AJC.COM .

1:57 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 2015

The Kansas City Chiefs selected linebacker Ramik Wilson of Georgia with the 19th pick of the fourth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday. Wilson (6-foot-2, 237 pounds) was credited with 243 tackles the past two season, including 18 for a loss. He was a second-team All-SEC choice in 2014. ...
Chiefs draft Chris Conley in third round
The Kansas City Chiefs drafted former Georgia wide receiver Chris Conley in the third round Friday night. CURTIS COMPTON / CCOMPTON@AJC.COM

10:29 p.m. Friday, May 1, 2015

The Kansas City Chiefs selected Chris Conley, a wide receiver from Georgia, with the 12th pick in the third round of the NFL draft Friday night. Conley (6-foot-2, 213 pounds) was the 76th overall pick. The Chiefs moved up four spots in a trade with Minnesota to get in position ...
Should NCAA allow head coaches on road in spring?
Mark Richt enters Sanford Stadium via the Dawg Walk on Aug. 30, 2014 in Athens. The popularity of college football coaches makes spring recruiting visits a difficult occasion to enforce “no-contact” rule with recruits. BRANT SANDERLIN / BSANDERLIN@AJC.COM.

12:00 a.m. Friday, May 1, 2015

Some college coaches would like to see the NCAA overturn the so-called “Saban Rule,” which prevents head coaches from going on the road in the spring to recruit at high schools.And there are some good points to support the stance, most notably the accelerated pace of the football recruiting process. ...
Rams select Todd Gurley with 10th pick
Georgia running back Todd Gurley was selected 10th overall by the St. Louis Rams in the 2015 NFL Draft.

9:17 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 2015

The St. Louis Rams selected Todd Gurley, a running back from Georgia, with the 10th pick in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night. Gurley, who left Georgia after his junior season, finished his career as the Bulldogs’ second leading rusher. He gained 3,285 yards in 30 games. ...
Waller among intriguing UGA and Tech draft prospects
Former Georgia Tech wide receiver Darren Waller, along with former guard Shaquille Mason, “are two guys to keep a close eye on, because I think they’re going to have the potential to be starters in this league, especially Mason,” ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. said. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Updated: 3:02 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 2015

In pre-draft interviews with NFL teams, former Georgia Tech wide receiver Darren Waller answered questions about playing in the Yellow Jackets’ unorthodox offense. He was asked about his interest in shifting positions to tight end.He also had to demonstrate to teams — two of which flew Waller to their headquarters ...
A matter for debate: Should Falcons draft Gurley?
Georgia tailback Todd Gurley leaps over Tennessee Volunteers defensive back Brian Randolph at Sanford Stadium on Sept. 27, 2014. (Brant Sanderlin/AJC photo)

12:00 a.m. Saturday, April 25, 2015

The NFL has devalued running backs. None were taken in Round 1 of the 2013 or 2014 drafts. Contrast this to that time in the late 1970s into the ’80s — ESPN had just started to televise the draft — when four times in five years a back was the ...
Raises for 3 UGA basketball assistants
Philip Pearson, 43, has been a member of Mark Fox’s staff since he took over the Georgia basketball program in 2009. Pearson and two other UGA assistants were recently approved for pay increases. (UGA photo)

9:56 a.m. Friday, April 24, 2015

Mark Fox was not the only coach to benefit from Georgia’s appearance in the NCAA basketball tournament this past season. All three of Fox’s assistant coaches were recently approved for raises in the wake of the Bulldogs’ 21-12 season. Lead assistant Philip Pearson received a $60,000 increase to $230,000 a ...
Bulldogs entertain UGA fans in ‘Chubb Town’
Nick Chubb likely will be at the center of Georgia’s offense next season. (AP Photo/Athens Banner-Herald, AJ Reynolds)

8:24 p.m. Thursday, April 23, 2015

Mark Richt was speaking at the UGA Days event here Thursday evening, and one of the first questions he fielded was about Georgia’s latest star at tailback, Nick Chubb. Not surprising considering Chubb grew up in Cedartown, 20 miles south of the Rome Forum and Civic Center at which Richt ...
UGA’s indoor facility could be ready by 2016
Construction on an indoor-practice facility at Georgia could begin as soon as next January.

7:08 p.m. Thursday, April 23, 2015

It will be at least the summer of 2016 before Georgia would utilize its new indoor practice facility. That was a rough estimate provided by UGA president Jere Morehead, who was asked about the timeline for the proposed $30 million construction project shortly before he was scheduled to speak to ...
Forte: Decision to leave UGA ‘nothing personal’
Forward Cameron Forte averaged 3.7 points and 2.4 rebounds as a reserve forward for the Bulldogs the last two seasons.

2:01 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Cameron Forte was an effective player off the bench for Georgia this past season. He usually could be counted on to provide an offensive spark and, occasionally — like the Alabama game in late February — might prove to be the difference in winning and losing.But Forte sought a bigger ...
Impact Of Georgia's QB battle?
Impact Of Georgia's QB battle?

Updated: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Campus Insiders' Ray Crawford gets the scoop from Georgia insider Jeff Dantzler on how the three way race to be the Bulldogs' quarterback is impacting the team on the field and recruiting off it.

Where Todd Gurley should be drafted
Where Todd Gurley should be drafted

12:59 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Will Todd Gurley be a first round draft pick? Campus Insiders' Pete Fiutak and Georgia Insider Jeff Dantzler debate if the former Bulldog is worth the early selection.

Urban Meyer will visit Hall of Fame for trophy presentation Sunday
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is dunked as his team wins the College Football Playoff championship game against Oregon on Jan. 12 in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Sharon Ellman)

3:54 p.m. Monday, April 20, 2015

Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer will visit the College Football Hall of Fame in downtown Atlanta on Sunday for presentation of the MacArthur Bowl to the Buckeyes in recognition of their national championship last season.The ceremony is scheduled for noon Sunday on the Hall of Fame’s indoor playing field. ...
UGA-Tech basketball set for late December this year
Georgia coach Mark Fox (right)  will look to  improve on a 2-4 mark against Georgia Tech and coach Brian Gregory when the two basketball teams  play on Dec. 19 in Athens.

12:14 p.m. Monday, April 20, 2015

Georgia and Georgia Tech will play their annual basketball game during schools’ holiday break this year. That’s according to a draft of the game contract, signed by Georgia Athletic Director Greg McGarity and submitted to Tech last Tuesday. The Yellow Jackets have yet to sign off on it but, assuming ...
Rogers shines for UGA at NCAA gymnastics
Georgia’s Brittany Rogers finished second in the uneven bars at the NCAA Championships on Sunday. (UGA photo)

6:05 p.m. Sunday, April 19, 2015

Georgia gymnast Brittany Rogers made sure UGA’s gymnastics team didn’t go home without something to brag about at the NCAA Gymnastics Championships. The junior tied for second in the individual uneven bars championships.Rogers, who has a reputation as one of the best uneven bars performers in the country having earned ...
Bulldogs land another big man from Michigan
Six-foot-9 forward Michael Edwards became the 12th member of the Georgia’s 2014-15 basketball team when he signed a national letter-of-intent on Friday in Westland, Mich.

Updated: 7:37 p.m. Friday, April 17, 2015

Four days after tweeting that he committed to the University of Georgia, basketball prospect Michael Edwards finally signed a national letter-of-intent with the Bulldogs. Edwards, a 6-foot-9, 225-pound forward from Westland, Mich., averaged 22 points, 12 rebounds, four blocks and two steals this past season at John Glenn High School. ...
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