Chip Towers

Chip Towers covers the Georgia Bulldogs for the AJC. UGA / DawgNation

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Clemson precedent shows Georgia can return to College Football Playoff and win
 ATHENS ― The parallels between what Georgia is doing and what Clemson has done are uncanny. There is not an emotion that the Bulldogs or their fans are feeling that the Tigers did not experience two years ago. Clemson
            made it to the National Championship Game following the 2015 season in the second year of the College Football...

Posted: 2 hours ago

ATHENS ― The parallels between what Georgia is doing and what Clemson has done are uncanny. There is not an emotion that the Bulldogs or their fans are feeling that the Tigers did not experience two years ago. Clemson made it to the National Championship Game following the 2015 season in the second year of the College Football...
Georgia players, coaches plan to use loss to Alabama as motivation
 ATHENS — Georgia’s Nick Chubb and Sony Michel sat in disbelief in chairs on the sideline as confetti rained down from the
            Mercedes-Benz Stadium roof in celebration of yet another Alabama national championship. An hour after the game, Malkom Parrish,
            Dominick Sanders and Lorenzo Carter hid out in the showers...

Posted: 5 hours ago

ATHENS — Georgia’s Nick Chubb and Sony Michel sat in disbelief in chairs on the sideline as confetti rained down from the Mercedes-Benz Stadium roof in celebration of yet another Alabama national championship. An hour after the game, Malkom Parrish, Dominick Sanders and Lorenzo Carter hid out in the showers...
Psychology expert: Fans experience true grief after losses such as UGA’s to Bama
 ATHENS — Denial. Anger. Bargaining. Depression. Acceptance. Those are the five stages of grief as introduced by Swedish psychiatrist
            Elisabeth Kübler-Ross in her 1969 book, On Death and Dying. As a Georgia football fan, in what stage are you, in the wake
            of the Bulldogs’ crushing loss to Alabama in...

Posted: 18 hours ago

ATHENS — Denial. Anger. Bargaining. Depression. Acceptance. Those are the five stages of grief as introduced by Swedish psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross in her 1969 book, On Death and Dying. As a Georgia football fan, in what stage are you, in the wake of the Bulldogs’ crushing loss to Alabama in...
How will history remember 2017 Georgia Bulldogs?
 ATHENS — How will the 2017 Georgia football team be remembered? That’s what my editor wanted me to address today. Limited on time, I, in turn, would like to pass on that question to you. I’ll share my thoughts, but I really think it’s the
            fans that define such things. Specifically, that question was posed...

Posted: a day ago

ATHENS — How will the 2017 Georgia football team be remembered? That’s what my editor wanted me to address today. Limited on time, I, in turn, would like to pass on that question to you. I’ll share my thoughts, but I really think it’s the fans that define such things. Specifically, that question was posed...
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...

Posted: 2 days ago

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...
3 blown calls by Big Ten officials definitely hurt Georgia’s cause in title 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...

Posted: 2 days ago

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...
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...

Posted: 2 days ago

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...
Georgia offense will be something to behold this spring and 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...

Posted: 4 days ago

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...
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
           ...

Posted: 4 days ago

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 ...