Seth Emerson

Seth Emerson lives in Athens, where he has covered Georgia athletics since 2010. He has also covered Georgia in previous stints at the Macon Telegraph and the Albany Herald, and covered South Carolina for The State. His first job was at The Washington Post, where he was once asked to get coffee for Ben Bradlee.  UGA / DawgNation

Latest from Seth Emerson

Georgia practice report: Updates on Ben Cleveland and cut-blocking prep
 ATHENS — It looks like Georgia liked what they saw from Ben Cleveland in his starting debut last Saturday night. Cleveland, the redshirt freshman who started at right guard against Kentucky, was back with the first team during the media
            viewing period of Monday’s practice. Solomon Kindley, the previous starter who...

Posted: 7 hours ago

ATHENS — It looks like Georgia liked what they saw from Ben Cleveland in his starting debut last Saturday night. Cleveland, the redshirt freshman who started at right guard against Kentucky, was back with the first team during the media viewing period of Monday’s practice. Solomon Kindley, the previous starter who...
Georgia on pace to throw football less than any SEC team
 Georgia is on pace this year to throw it less than any SEC team in five years, and the question going forward is whether the run-pass balance can continue if the Bulldogs want to win the SEC championship and more. Kirby Smart, asked about that on Monday, acknowledged that his team needs to run and pass well. “To be able to win a championship...

Posted: 10 hours ago

Georgia is on pace this year to throw it less than any SEC team in five years, and the question going forward is whether the run-pass balance can continue if the Bulldogs want to win the SEC championship and more. Kirby Smart, asked about that on Monday, acknowledged that his team needs to run and pass well. “To be able to win a championship...
Kirby Smart on the ‘Catch-22’ of Georgia’s run-pass balance
 ATHENS — Georgia is on pace this year to throw it less than any SEC team in five years, and the question going forward is
            whether the run-pass balance can continue if the Bulldogs want to win the SEC championship and more. Kirby Smart, asked about that on Monday, acknowledged that his team needs to run and pass well. &ldquo...

Posted: 11 hours ago

ATHENS — Georgia is on pace this year to throw it less than any SEC team in five years, and the question going forward is whether the run-pass balance can continue if the Bulldogs want to win the SEC championship and more. Kirby Smart, asked about that on Monday, acknowledged that his team needs to run and pass well. &ldquo...
At Second Glance: The Georgia offensive philosophy and ongoing tweaks
 Each week during the football season we re-watch the previous Georgia football game, in order to provide more analysis, blending
            what we saw from the press box, what players and coaches said afterwards, and what we saw on second glance. This week we review
            the 42-13 win over Kentucky and ask ourselves the big question...

Posted: 15 hours ago

Each week during the football season we re-watch the previous Georgia football game, in order to provide more analysis, blending what we saw from the press box, what players and coaches said afterwards, and what we saw on second glance. This week we review the 42-13 win over Kentucky and ask ourselves the big question...
By the Numbers: Georgia’s dominant run game, Mecole Hardman and Georgia Tech
 Here are some notable stats, trends and factoids for the Georgia football team coming off its win over Kentucky, and heading
            into the regular season finale at Georgia Tech: LEADING NUMBERS 8.9 Yards-per-carry for Nick Chubb, Sony Michel and D’Andre Swift vs. Kentucky. 45 Nick Chubb career touchdowns, seven short of Herschel...

Posted: a day ago

Here are some notable stats, trends and factoids for the Georgia football team coming off its win over Kentucky, and heading into the regular season finale at Georgia Tech: LEADING NUMBERS 8.9 Yards-per-carry for Nick Chubb, Sony Michel and D’Andre Swift vs. Kentucky. 45 Nick Chubb career touchdowns, seven short of Herschel...
Ben Cleveland rocks to long-awaited Georgia starting debut
 ATHENS – The final word was given to Ben Cleveland on Friday, before Georgia went through its final walk-through of the week.
            At long last, he was going to start his first college game. “I was a little bit nervous, I’m not going to lie,” Cleveland said. “But I knew in the end it was all going to come...

Posted: 2 days ago

ATHENS – The final word was given to Ben Cleveland on Friday, before Georgia went through its final walk-through of the week. At long last, he was going to start his first college game. “I was a little bit nervous, I’m not going to lie,” Cleveland said. “But I knew in the end it was all going to come...
Kirby Smart saw what he wanted from his Georgia team this week
 ATHENS – The takeaway in many quarters was that Georgia, in being pummeled last week, was exposed. Kirby Smart used that word
            too on Saturday. But in a different context. “I think adversity doesn’t build character. I personally think adversity exposes character,” Smart said, as he stood at the
        ...

Posted: 2 days ago

ATHENS – The takeaway in many quarters was that Georgia, in being pummeled last week, was exposed. Kirby Smart used that word too on Saturday. But in a different context. “I think adversity doesn’t build character. I personally think adversity exposes character,” Smart said, as he stood at the ...
Big Ben Cleveland set to earn first start at Georgia
 ATHENS — It took longer than some expected, but Ben Cleveland, the team’s top offensive line recruit a year ago, is in the
            starting lineup for the first time at Georgia. Cleveland was announced as the starting right guard and was with the first team during warm-ups before No. 7 Georgia hosted
            Kentucky on...

Posted: 2 days ago

ATHENS — It took longer than some expected, but Ben Cleveland, the team’s top offensive line recruit a year ago, is in the starting lineup for the first time at Georgia. Cleveland was announced as the starting right guard and was with the first team during warm-ups before No. 7 Georgia hosted Kentucky on...
No. 7 Georgia vs. Kentucky: Pregame observations
 ATHENS — Check here for regular updates, notes and observations as No. 7 Georgia prepares for its home season finale, against
            visiting Kentucky here at Sanford Stadium. This is of course the last game between the hedges for a number of key players: Nick Chubb, Sony Michel, Lorenzo Carter, Davin
            Bellamy, Dominick...

Posted: 2 days ago

ATHENS — Check here for regular updates, notes and observations as No. 7 Georgia prepares for its home season finale, against visiting Kentucky here at Sanford Stadium. This is of course the last game between the hedges for a number of key players: Nick Chubb, Sony Michel, Lorenzo Carter, Davin Bellamy, Dominick...
Georgia can accomplish something special vs. Kentucky, and more after that
 ATHENS – Since he arrived at Georgia, Kirby Smart has followed the Nick Saban model in many, many ways. So when his team suffered
            its first loss of the season, and in potentially demoralizing fashion, Smart went to the template again: React to a loss by
            being positive and encouraging. And, for good measure, he...

Posted: 3 days ago

ATHENS – Since he arrived at Georgia, Kirby Smart has followed the Nick Saban model in many, many ways. So when his team suffered its first loss of the season, and in potentially demoralizing fashion, Smart went to the template again: React to a loss by being positive and encouraging. And, for good measure, he...