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Derick ‘Rambo’ Hunter will attend G-Day with recon mission in mind

Derick ‘Rambo’ Hunter will attend G-Day with recon mission in mind

Derick “Rambo” Hunter is one of the most interesting recruits to talk to in the 2019 cycle. Or any cycle. With a nickname like Rambo on his profile, how could he not be? He was very open about his fondness for UGA . Check his Twitter bio. The 6-foot-6, 285-pound rising senior has that same ATD script and a dog emoji atop his profile. Derick Hunter still has the...
‘What’s up’ with Georgia linebacker Nate McBride?

‘What’s up’ with Georgia linebacker Nate McBride?

Welcome to a feature on DawgNation, where our writers answer (or try to answer) the best questions submitted by Georgia fans. If you’d like to submit a question, please e-mail us at ugaquestionoftheday@gmail.com. Look for the Question of the Day every Monday through Friday Dear DawgNation: What is up with Nate McBride? —  James McConnell...
Georgia’s Monty Rice: Linebacker with a cause

Georgia’s Monty Rice: Linebacker with a cause

ATHENS — Really, we don’t know all that much about Georgia’s Monty Rice. But you have to like what the sophomore linebacker has to say about the enormous challenge that’s before him and the Bulldogs’ entire defense in succeeding Roquan Smith and that star-studded unit of a season ago. “We can’t live off what Roquan did, or Lorenzo [Carter]...
Report: Georgia to play Indiana State in 2023

Report: Georgia to play Indiana State in 2023

Georgia reportedly has added Indiana State to its 2023 schedule. On Wednesday, it was learned that the Bulldogs will host the Sycamores on a date to be determined that year, per a report from FBSchedules.com’s Kevin Kelley. Georgia will pay Indiana State a $500,000 guarantee for the matchup. The Bulldogs are coming off a memorable 13-2 season under Kirby Smart. Their...
Todd McShay says Roquan Smith is a ‘perfect fit’ in today’s NFL, discusses likely landing spots

Todd McShay says Roquan Smith is a ‘perfect fit’ in today’s NFL, discusses likely landing spots

Roquan Smith cemented his Georgia legacy over three years in Athens, and ESPN’s Todd McShay seems to think similar NFL success is right around the corner. McShay says the floor for Smith is Oakland at No. 10 overall, but he might not even last that long on draft night. “Roquan Smith is the guy for Oakland. He’s the guy they want,” McShay said on an NFL draft conference...
Georgia football podcast: UGA rival criticized for spring game ‘circus’

Georgia football podcast: UGA rival criticized for spring game ‘circus’

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...
Georgia Bulldogs Nike Evergreen Performance Polo

Georgia Bulldogs Nike Evergreen Performance Polo

Proclaim your passion for the Georgia Bulldogs on your way from work to the golf course or the game this Nike Evergreen polo. Its contrasting squad shades will ensure that it stands out among the others in your wardrobe, while its moisture-wicking Dri-FIT technology will make it your favorite in no time. Thanks to the bold Georgia Bulldogs logo on the left chest of this ...
Tailback Elijah Holyfield excited for Georgia fans to ‘see the things I do’

Tailback Elijah Holyfield excited for Georgia fans to ‘see the things I do’

ATHENS — Elijah Holyfield has officially retired. From boxing, that is. “Oh, no. Heck, no!” Holyfield said Tuesday of a possible return to boxing, which he last did competitively as a middle schooler. “I’ve been out of it too long, and I wouldn’t want to go in there and get hit again. I don’t want to get punched anymore. I get hit enough...
2 tackles might complete Georgia’s offensive line class

2 tackles might complete Georgia’s offensive line class

Georgia recruiting finished first in the rankings for the 2018 class. Expect the Bulldogs to be right at the top in 2019, too. DawgNation’s Jeff Sentell will answer a Recruiting Question of the Day  on Tuesday  and  Thursday . You can ask him your questions on ...
Practice report: All backs present, active as Bulldogs log spring practice No. 13

Practice report: All backs present, active as Bulldogs log spring practice No. 13

ATHENS — Good thing Georgia practices football on Tuesdays rather than Mondays. The weather was absolutely gorgeous on Tuesday, 75 degrees with a slight breeze as a few dozen Bulldog Network sponsors looked on during the first portion of what is scheduled to be a two-hour practice. The Bulldogs were in full pads and full-contact mode for practice number 13 of 15 this...
Former Bulldogs LB Roquan Smith visits San Francisco 49ers

Former Bulldogs LB Roquan Smith visits San Francisco 49ers

Former Georgia linebacker Roquan Smith met with the San Francisco 49ers, according to NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo. Before the latest news of 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster being charged with three felonies last week, Smith was scheduled to meet with the team.  TRENDING STORIES: The Dawgs are back! Here's what you can expect at the 2018 G-Day game ...
Georgia football podcast: 4 reasons why Kirby Smart thinks UGA fans should attend G-Day

Georgia football podcast: 4 reasons why Kirby Smart thinks UGA fans should attend G-Day

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...
Georgia Bulldogs Nike 2018 Early Season Coaches Sideline Performance Polo – Black

Georgia Bulldogs Nike 2018 Early Season Coaches Sideline Performance Polo – Black

Get ready for the season with this stylish Georgia Bulldogs Early Season Coaches performance polo from Nike. The comfortable design and Dri-Fit technology will keep you cool and dry all day long. The Georgia Bulldogs colors and woven patch will also ensure your team spirit is on point with your style. Details Material: 100% Polyester Elevated collar and taping...
Pick which games on Georgia’s football schedule will be a win or loss

Pick which games on Georgia’s football schedule will be a win or loss

Sportsbook BetDSI recently released its SEC over/under win totals for the 2018 regular season. Georgia’s is set at 10.5 wins, making the Bulldogs favorites to win the SEC East and return to Atlanta for the title game. The projection roughly falls in line with ESPN’s Football Power Index, which pegs Georgia to win 10.9 games this season. It also backs up my own exceedingly unscientific...
Sony Michel Georgia Bulldogs Fanatics Authentic Autographed Speed Mini Helmet

Sony Michel Georgia Bulldogs Fanatics Authentic Autographed Speed Mini Helmet

This mini helmet has been personally hand-signed by Sony Michel. It is officially licensed by the NCAA and comes with an individually numbered, tamper-evident hologram from Fanatics Authentic. To ensure authenticity, the hologram can be reviewed online. This process helps to ensure that the product purchased is authentic and eliminates any possibility of duplication or fraud...
The Dawgs are back! Here's what you can expect at the 2018 G-Day game

The Dawgs are back! Here's what you can expect at the 2018 G-Day game

Georgia’s annual spring football game concludes the Bulldogs’ practice schedule. Saturday’s G-Day scrimmage at Sanford Stadium will see a few changes and debuts. Stadium gates 2-9 will be open as usual, but Gate 10 (Gate under the bridge/ next to the Tate Center) will be closed construction of the West End Zone complex. Georgia will restrict seating to sections of the stadium. The...
Report: Former Georgia LB Lorenzo Carter ‘rising up draft boards’

Report: Former Georgia LB Lorenzo Carter ‘rising up draft boards’

Lorenzo Carter is forever etched into the minds of Georgia fans everywhere. His field goal block set up the Bulldogs’ offense for a chance to win the Rose Bowl. While he’ll be a part of Georgia lore for decades to come, the linebacker also has his own future to think about. As the NFL draft draws closer, it appears he’s drawing more and more eyes every day...
ESPN’s Louis Riddick pegs Roquan Smith as a better prospect than Reuben Foster

ESPN’s Louis Riddick pegs Roquan Smith as a better prospect than Reuben Foster

Roquan Smith is considered one of the top linebacker prospects available in the upcoming NFL draft. Not only was he wildly productive for the Bulldogs last season (137 tackles, 14 TFL and 6.5 sacks), he also possesses the skillset needed to become an impact player on the next level. That’s why ESPN analyst Louis Riddick compared the Georgia product to another former SEC...
What analysts are saying about Roquan Smith 

What analysts are saying about Roquan Smith 

Here’s what some of the draft analysts are saying about former Georgia linebacker Roquan Smith, who’s projected to be selected within the top 10 picks of the draft, which is slated for April 26-28 in Arlington, Texas: “I love Roquan Smith. I just think there is not a lot of mystery to his game. I think it doesn’t need to be over evaluated. I think that he is a really good,...
Georgia Bulldogs Hometown Collection Keep Chopping T-Shirt

Georgia Bulldogs Hometown Collection Keep Chopping T-Shirt

Sure you can go around and tell everyone how dedicated you are to the Georgia Bulldogs, but there is a much easier way to get your point across. Let everyone you pass know that you are a born and bred Georgia Bulldogs fan with this Hometown Collection Keep Chopping T-shirt! This tee from Fanatics Branded boasts your team pride with Georgia Bulldogs graphics. There are many...
Georgia football podcast: Kirby Smart gets salty with media over couple issues

Georgia football podcast: Kirby Smart gets salty with media over couple issues

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...
New kickoff rule will take some ‘getting used to’ for Bulldogs, all of us

New kickoff rule will take some ‘getting used to’ for Bulldogs, all of us

ATHENS — There’s no play in football that’s as alternately exciting or boring as the kickoff, depending on what kind of personnel a team has. A great kick returner or a big-legged kicker can be a powerful weapon. Georgia was pretty good on both fronts last year, with Rodrigo Blankenship booming most of his kickoffs out of the end zone and Mecole Hardman tantalizing...
For Dawgs fans, G-Day isn’t just about impressing recruits with big crowd

For Dawgs fans, G-Day isn’t just about impressing recruits with big crowd

Back before packing the stadium for spring intrasquad games became the latest weapon in the ever-escalating college football recruiting arms race, the most compelling reason for fans to attend G-Day was to preview the team you’d see in the fall,  especially the newly signed freshmen. That, and one more chance to see the Dawgs play in Athens, usually...
5-star LB Owen Pappoe has changed up his plan for his upcoming decision

5-star LB Owen Pappoe has changed up his plan for his upcoming decision

CHARLOTTE, NC — Owen Pappoe is no longer going to commit on May 5. It turns out that Cinco de Pappoe is never going to be a thing. The nation’s No. 1 OLB prospect off the 247Sports composite ranking will now make his decision on May 1. 5-star LB Owen Pappoe has had a change of plans. (Jeff Sentell/DawgNation) That’s a few days in advance of that previously...
UGA’s D’Andre Swift still dealing with injury, may miss G-Day

UGA’s D’Andre Swift still dealing with injury, may miss G-Day

Georgia might play its spring game without arguably its most dynamic offensive player, tailback D’Andre Swift, who continues to deal with a groin injury.  Swift suited up for the team’s scrimmage Saturday at Sanford Stadium, but did not participate in full-contact parts. Coach Kirby Smart answered “not sure yet” when asked if Swift would play in G-Day next Saturday. ...
UGA may have to go without RB D’Andre Swift for G-Day, and other news

UGA may have to go without RB D’Andre Swift for G-Day, and other news

ATHENS – Georgia might play its spring game without arguably its most dynamic offensive player, tailback D’Andre Swift, who continues to deal with a groin injury. Swift suited up for Saturday’s scrimmage at Sanford Stadium, but did not participate in full-contact parts. Head coach Kirby Smart answered “not sure yet” when asked if Swift would play...
Linebacker Natrez Patrick expected to be on field for Georgia — at some point

Linebacker Natrez Patrick expected to be on field for Georgia — at some point

ATHENS — Whether Natrez Patrick will participate in the G-Day Game next Saturday or Georgia’s season opener next fall remains unclear. But he was at the Bulldogs’ practice Saturday and preparing to play sometime in the 2018 season. Georgia coach Kirby Smart was asked about the Bulldogs’ starting middle linebacker after he wasn’t spotted during the media ...
Georgia linebacker Natrez Patrick missing in action for Saturday’s scrimmage

Georgia linebacker Natrez Patrick missing in action for Saturday’s scrimmage

ATHENS — A warm and absolutely gorgeous day greeted the Georgia Bulldogs on the occasion of their first visit to Sanford Stadium on Saturday. Unfortunately, every member of the team was not present to enjoy the moment. Natrez Patrick, the beleaguered rising-senior inside linebacker, was not present during the eight-minute media observation period. It was not immediately...
Greg McGarity provides update on Sanford Stadium renovations, Dawg Walk plans for G-Day

Greg McGarity provides update on Sanford Stadium renovations, Dawg Walk plans for G-Day

It’s an exciting time to be a Georgia Bulldog fan. The team is coming off its first SEC title since 2005 and signed the No. 1 recruiting class in the country for the class of 2018. And with G-Day just over a week away, fans will also be getting a look at the newly renovated Sanford Stadium. In an email sent to fans, Georgia Athletic Director Greg McGarity provided an...
UGA recruiting: De-commit, rankings flux and 5-star worries highlight the week

UGA recruiting: De-commit, rankings flux and 5-star worries highlight the week

Psst. Been living it up too much this week? Too much studying? Too much 5-star adulting or parenting? Do you think you might be a prospect or three behind in your UGA recruiting updates of late? These are the weeks where the semi-regular UGA recruiting snapshot becomes your best friend. What did you miss this week? Longtime 2019 target de-commits. Luke Griffin ...
Why not redshirt freshman QB Justin Fields? Here’s why not

Why not redshirt freshman QB Justin Fields? Here’s why not

Welcome to a feature on DawgNation, where our writers answer (or try to answer) the best questions submitted by Georgia fans. If you’d like to submit a question, please e-mail us at ugaquestionoftheday@gmail.com. Look for the Question of the Day every Monday through Friday. Following DawgNation forum I have read numerous opinions on the issue of should Justin...
Expect to see a lot of UGA’s Elijah Holyfield at G-Day, and prepare to be impressed

Expect to see a lot of UGA’s Elijah Holyfield at G-Day, and prepare to be impressed

ATHENS — You know one of the things I’m looking forward to seeing during G-Day? The running backs. Specifically, Elijah Holyfield. And, to be clear, I expect us all to see a lot of Holyfield a week from Saturday at Sanford Stadium. Elijah Holyfield appears to be in peak physical condition as a junior and has managed to stay healthy despite carrying a heavy load...
Mecole Hardman working on breaking a punt return — and celebrating that TD

Mecole Hardman working on breaking a punt return — and celebrating that TD

ATHENS — The way Kirby Smart tells it, after nearly every Georgia football game last season he would open his phone and have a message from Isaiah McKenzie, lamenting what Mecole Hardman had been unable to do. “Coach, if I’d had that much room I’d have seven touchdowns,’” McKenzie wrote, according to Smart, who added on his own: “So ...
Georgia football podcast: Kirby Smart speaks out on 2019 recruiting priority

Georgia football podcast: Kirby Smart speaks out on 2019 recruiting priority

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...
Georgia football: Kirby Smart calls Richard LeCounte’s spring performance ‘up and down’

Georgia football: Kirby Smart calls Richard LeCounte’s spring performance ‘up and down’

ATHENS – Richard LeCounte may line up as the starting safety when Georgia takes the field this September. That still could happen. In the meantime, however, it’s becoming apparent that the highly touted sophomore still has a lot to learn and lot to show his coach. Kirby Smart made that clear when asked how he thought LeCounte was doing this spring. “Sometimes...
Matthew Stafford Georgia Bulldogs Framed 5-Photo Collage

Matthew Stafford Georgia Bulldogs Framed 5-Photo Collage

The Matthew Stafford framed collectible features a 5-color photograph collage, a laser-cut Georgia Bulldogs logo art, and a descriptive plate. It is officially licensed by the NCAA. It comes double matted with a suede top mat in team colors and framed in black wood. It measures 23″ x 27″ x 1″ and comes ready to hang in your home or office. Officially licensed...
Georgia receiver Michael Chigbu may leave the team

Georgia receiver Michael Chigbu may leave the team

ATHENS — Georgia receiver Michael Chigbu is considering giving up football, according to head coach Kirby Smart. Chigbu, who has one year of eligibility remaining, has not been at the past few spring practices. “He’s going some injury things,” Smart said after Thursday’s practice.”He may be thinking about hanging it up, but he hasn’t decided yet...
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