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In light of scandals elsewhere, Greg McGarity ‘proud’ of how Mark Fox ‘represents’ UGA

ATHENS — There may be enormous speculation on the future for Mark Fox as head coach of the Georgia men’s basketball team. But there is little doubt that he will be judged by what happens on the court, rather than be ensnared by the ongoing college basketball recruiting scandal.  Neither Fox nor Georgia have been connected to the FBI probe, or any whiff...



Miami’s surge to nation’s No. 1 class highlights the week in UGA recruiting

Miami’s surge to nation’s No. 1 class highlights the week in UGA recruiting

Georgia lost its spot this week as the nation’s top-rated class for the 2019 cycle.  That’s the big news of the week for UGA recruiting. Miami picked up its 11th recruit this week with top 100 overall prospect Jeremiah Payton. The 4-star recruit ranks as the nation’s No. 17 receiver and the No. 87 overall prospect on the 247Sports composite. Payton is...
Georgia football podcast: Nick Saban makes excuse about losing No. 1 class to UGA

Georgia football podcast: Nick Saban makes excuse about losing No. 1 class to 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...
Georgia will be helped by staff continuity, but don’t count on it lasting forever

Georgia will be helped by staff continuity, but don’t count on it lasting forever

ATHENS – Nick Saban doesn’t like to dwell on success, so good news: When he gets his Alabama staff together he doesn’t have to pass out national championship rings. He can pass out name tags. Saban’s staff has experienced a remarkable staff turnover since winning the national championship on Jan. 8. But that’s nothing new, and it’s a lesson...
At every turn, Georgia’s Sony Michel keeps distinguishing himself as special

At every turn, Georgia’s Sony Michel keeps distinguishing himself as special

ATHENS – Perhaps you’ve heard more than you care for about Sony Michel the last couple of days. I haven’t, and I’m going to give you a little more today. There are a lot of people and players that I will always be fond of in the wake of Georgia’s 2017 football season. Michel is at the top of that list. Before I get in too deep on Michel, don&rsquo...
On the way to UGA: What that means to football signee Owen Condon

On the way to UGA: What that means to football signee Owen Condon

Editor’s note: DawgNation reached out to the signees in the 2018 class and asked if they would be willing to write a short essay detailing what it means personally to them to be a Georgia Bulldog. Thankfully, we’ve found that several were ready and willing to share their own story. The first #RareBreed18 submission for this series comes...
Get used to it because Georgia-Florida game is in Jacksonville for long haul

Get used to it because Georgia-Florida game is in Jacksonville for long haul

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 email us at  ugaquestionoftheday@gmail.com. Or you can tweet us here and  here. Look for the Question of the Day every Monday through Friday. I...
ESPN’s Todd McShay calls Georgia’s 42-7 beatdown of Florida ‘one of the biggest ass kickings’ he’s ever seen

ESPN’s Todd McShay calls Georgia’s 42-7 beatdown of Florida ‘one of the biggest ass kickings’ he’s ever seen

This will make Georgia fans feel good. Not as good as 42-7 in Jacksonville made them feel, but close. ESPN NFL draft and scouting expert Todd McShay was watching film of the 2017 edition of the World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party, and he couldn’t believe what he was seeing. Through three quarters, Georgia was rolling 35-0, highlighted by a dominating run game and a suffocating...
Georgia football podcast: National website makes interesting prediction involving Justin Fields

Georgia football podcast: National website makes interesting prediction involving Justin Fields

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...
Sony Michel pens heartfelt farewell letter to Dawg Nation for The Players’ Tribune

Sony Michel pens heartfelt farewell letter to Dawg Nation for The Players’ Tribune

It’s hard for UGA fans to say good bye to someone who has given as much to the program as Sony Michel. But sometimes we forget it can be even harder for someone like Michel to say goodbye to the place he called home for the last four football seasons. On Thursday morning, the star running back released an emotional farewell letter to Georgia through The Players&rsquo...
Billy Henderson made strong contributions at Georgia and throughout the state’s high schools

Billy Henderson made strong contributions at Georgia and throughout the state’s high schools

The contributions by high school coaches through the years to our communities have been monumental, and in some cases everlasting. Coaches traditionally were men and women with a bent for helping kids — working to show them how to master a sport but also to provide leadership which underscored scholarship and citizenship. It was a man named DeYampert who coached Erk Russell...
UGA’s Sony Michel reveals the four words that inspired Rose Bowl comeback

UGA’s Sony Michel reveals the four words that inspired Rose Bowl comeback

Georgia running back Sony Michel took to “The Players’ Tribune” to write a note to the University of Georgia, fans and teammates as he heads off to the NFL Combine and Draft. In his piece “Thank You, Georgia” released Thursday, Michel reminisces about his time with the Bulldogs, specifically his game-winning touchdown in the Rose Bowl against Oklahoma and what the Bulldogs...
Georgia still seems to be trying to find itself as season nears end

Georgia still seems to be trying to find itself as season nears end

COLUMBIA, S.C. – It was late in the first half on Wednesday night, and Georgia was putting its five men back on the court after a timeout. It took a second before the realization hit press row: Is that Isaac Kante? Reporters looked closer. Yes, really, it was Kante, the rarely-used freshman, so rarely used he had only played in three SEC games, and just one minute each...
What Mark Fox said after Georgia’s loss to South Carolina

What Mark Fox said after Georgia’s loss to South Carolina

Columbia, S.C. - The Bulldogs lost at South Carolina 66-57 Wednesday, possibly ending their hopes for a spot in the NCAA tournament. Here’s what coach Mark Fox said after the game: “We made some very poor plays. Our point guards made some very poor decisions in the first half. We threw two balls away that never should’ve been thrown away. And at the end we shot the ball too quickly...
Georgia basketball: Bulldogs fall flat at South Carolina

Georgia basketball: Bulldogs fall flat at South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. – This was the game that would either keep changing the story for the Georgia basketball team, or send it careening back in the wrong direction. It went careening, undone by sloppy offense and helpless perimeter defense. Georgia fell at South Carolina, 66-57, losing control late in the first half and not able to fight back. Turnovers and 3-point shooting...
5 observations from Georgia’s loss to South Carolina

5 observations from Georgia’s loss to South Carolina

The Bulldogs already had their backs against the wall, but now they’ve been thrust into must-win territory if they want a berth in the NCAA tournament. Georgia’s second-half comeback didn’t prove enough as the Bulldogs lost to South Carolina 66-57 in Columbia on Wednesday. Here are five observations from the potentially back-breaking loss: Slow start: The first half was a perfect...
4-star DE Curtis Fann previews his upcoming UGA unofficial visit

4-star DE Curtis Fann previews his upcoming UGA unofficial visit

Want to attack every day with the latest Georgia football recruiting info? That’s what the Intel will bring at least five days a week. The play sheet today calls for the latest twist in the recruiting story of 4-star in-state DE Curtis Fann and his upcoming...
UGA recruiting: How do this year’s signees and their families view that title game loss?

UGA recruiting: How do this year’s signees and their families view that title game loss?

No pain. No gain. That’s a way to describe how the families of Georgia’s top-rated recruiting class perceive that teeth-gnashing loss to Alabama in the national championship game. For 20 members of the 2018 class, they had already signed with UGA during the early period. They were already a part of the program. But the Smith family didn’t really need to put...
Clemson precedent shows Georgia can return to College Football Playoff and win

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 Playoff and pushed perennial powerhouse Alabama...
Georgia can follow Clemson’s lead to a national championship

Georgia can follow Clemson’s lead to a national championship

Alabama had just knocked off another team on the way to another title, in a close and back-and-forth game. The coach of the opposing team, Dabo Swinney of Clemson, struck a defiant tone. “We stand toe to toe with everybody in the country,” Swinney said in the moments after his team’s 45-40 loss to Alabama in January 2016. “This program doesn’t...
John Paul Holmes has as many connections as anyone in Georgia

John Paul Holmes has as many connections as anyone in Georgia

MONTICELLO – Here in the heart of Georgia’s Piedmont, you find small-town living flourishing. Monticello, the seat of Jasper County, has a fetching square with the traditional courthouse being the centerpiece as you would expect. Traffic flows hesitatingly around the square as if it were a rectangular roundabout.  Log trucks, pickups, a hog hauler or two, a...
What can Georgia do to improve its football schedule?

What can Georgia do to improve its football schedule?

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 email us at  ugaquestionoftheday@gmail.com. Or you can tweet us here and  here. Look for the Question of the Day every Monday through Friday. Our...
Georgia players, coaches plan to use loss to Alabama as motivation

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 in the Bulldogs locker room, seeking refuge from the intruding...
Georgia football podcast: Sony Michel shares memories of UGA’s Playoff run

Georgia football podcast: Sony Michel shares memories of UGA’s Playoff run

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...
Psychology expert: Fans experience true grief after losses such as UGA’s to Bama

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 the National Championship Game? Don’t laugh. Grief, usually...
LOOK: Rose Bowl installs plaque at Court of Champions to mark Georgia’s memorable victory

LOOK: Rose Bowl installs plaque at Court of Champions to mark Georgia’s memorable victory

The Rose Bowl made a significant move to mark Georgia’s victory against Oklahoma for fans to enjoy for years. On Tuesday, the Rose Bowl’s Twitter account published a photo of the game’s 2018 plaque installed at Rose Bowl Stadium’s Court of Champions. It marks the Bulldogs’  marvelous-and-memorable 54-48 triumph in January in Pasadena...
Georgia-South Carolina basketball: Time, TV, how to watch online (February 21, 2018)

Georgia-South Carolina basketball: Time, TV, how to watch online (February 21, 2018)

Georgia guard Tyree Crump gave a succinct answer when someone asked, after his team’s second straight big win, what happened after it seemed his team’s season was lost. “Hey. We just had to figure it out,” Crump said. “We’ve got to play for each other. Not anybody else. Just each other.” That may be true, but the Bulldogs also have to play for...
As a player, Kirby Smart once coached up an opposing QB after sacking him

As a player, Kirby Smart once coached up an opposing QB after sacking him

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. Kirby Smart is a coach to his core. His father Sonny, a long-time high school coach in Georgia, once said Kirby “was like a coach on the field...
Members of Georgia’s 1982 team don’t see slip coming for current Dawgs after title game loss

Members of Georgia’s 1982 team don’t see slip coming for current Dawgs after title game loss

Herschel Walker called it. Well, he nearly called it. The most famous member of Georgia’s last national championship team was asked during last season whether the 2017 version of the Bulldogs could win it all. “There’s no doubt,” said Walker, who recalled more than a month later watching Georgia win at Notre Dame, largely on defense and saying to himself...
Georgia’s 1982 team knows exactly what 2017 team is feeling

Georgia’s 1982 team knows exactly what 2017 team is feeling

John Lastinger chuckled ruefully when asked. Yes, as he watched the way it ended ― that eerily similar play, one of many eerie similarities with a game 35 years ago ― Lastinger’s mind went back in time. “You go from such a high in excitement to such a low,” Lastinger said. “And it’s like bam, bam, you know?” After the finish to...
Georgia stars have eyes set on NFL Draft

Georgia stars have eyes set on NFL Draft

It could be a big year for the Bulldogs in the NFL Draft. Ten former Georgia players will perform before scouts during the NFL Scouting Combine Feb. 28 to March 5 in Indianapolis. Running backs Nick Chubb and Sony Michel, and linebackers Lorenzo Carter and Roquan Smith are among the players invited to participate. Only Alabama (14) and Ohio State (11) had more players invited.  The full...
How will history remember 2017 Georgia Bulldogs?

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 to me as a comparison to the 1982 Georgia Bulldogs with the...
Coaching turnover aside, Georgia’s special teams should be strong again in 2018

Coaching turnover aside, Georgia’s special teams should be strong again in 2018

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 email 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: 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!

Georgia Bulldogs Beware the Dawgs Hometown Collection Raglan Long Sleeve T-Shirt – Red In Stock – This item will ship within 3 Business Days. Details Material: 100% Cotton Screen print graphics Long sleeve Officially...
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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