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Where does Rose Bowl rank among Dawgs’ ‘best’ games ever?

Where does Rose Bowl rank among Dawgs’ ‘best’ games ever?

Georgia’s Rose Bowl win over Oklahoma is up for best game in this year’s ESPY Awards. We’ll find out if it takes the prize on July 18, but, regardless, it doesn’t get much better than winning the granddaddy of all bowl games 54-48 in double-overtime over a blue-chip program, thus earning...
Gwinnett Stripers’ Xavier Avery almost was the next great UGA running back

Gwinnett Stripers’ Xavier Avery almost was the next great UGA running back

Xavier Avery once had an opportunity to don the red and black of the Georgia Bulldogs, but he passed on wearing silver britches when the Baltimore Orioles came calling in the second round of the 2008 MLB draft.  Now he sometimes sports neon green at Coolray Field, where he has played with the Triple-A Gwinnett Stripers since April 2017.  But before Avery landed at the Braves’ Triple-A...
UGA vows to do whatever is required to remain at top in the SEC

UGA vows to do whatever is required to remain at top in the SEC

ATHENS — Georgia baseball coach Scott Stricklin just got a contract extension and raise, and he’s not the only “Head Dawg” who is going to make out well in 2018. At least two other UGA head coaches can expect positive adjustments to their current employee agreements going forward. Men’s and women’s track and field coach Petros Kyprianou...
LOOK: Sony Michel surprises each of his parents with a new car

LOOK: Sony Michel surprises each of his parents with a new car

Newly drafted professional athletes in any sport buying things for their parents has become one of the best things in sports, and with each surprise, they still never get old. Former Georgia running back Sony Michel became the latest player to get in on the act, surprising his mom and dad with a brand new car for each of them with some of the funds from his NFL rookie contract...
Breaking News: Baseball coach Scott Stricklin receives raise, extension from UGA

Breaking News: Baseball coach Scott Stricklin receives raise, extension from UGA

ATHENS — Patience paid off for Scott Stricklin. The Georgia baseball coach has agreed to terms for a contract extension and pay increase that will keep him with the Bulldogs at least through the 2022 season. His previous deal was due to expire after next season. “I couldn’t be happier,” said Stricklin, who came to Georgia from Kent State in 2015. “It just...
Georgia football podcast: Former 5-star WR Demetris Robertson an enticing possibility for UGA

Georgia football podcast: Former 5-star WR Demetris Robertson an enticing possibility 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...
Demetris Robertson announces he’s leaving Cal due to ‘personal matters’

Demetris Robertson announces he’s leaving Cal due to ‘personal matters’

Cal wide receiver Demetris Robertson announced Thursday he’s leaving school due to “personal matters.” In a statement on Twitter, the former Savannah Christian Prep receiver explained his decision to leave Cal writing in part, “Due to personal matters, I’ve decided not to continue my education and football career at UC Berkeley… I will always cherish the memories...
Camp Sunshine is strictly a Bulldogs’ thing, and something Kirby Smart loves

Camp Sunshine is strictly a Bulldogs’ thing, and something Kirby Smart loves

RUTLEDGE, Ga. — Driving East out of Atlanta, keep going on until there’s no evidence of civilization, exit onto Newborn Road and head south into the middle of nowhere. Turn left onto Centenniel Road, drive about a mile, then hang a right onto the gravel road known as Keencheefoonee. Proceed through the wooden gate, turn left at the horse stables pull into a dirt...
Georgia’s epic Rose Bowl win nominated for ESPY Award for Best Game

Georgia’s epic Rose Bowl win nominated for ESPY Award for Best Game

Georgia may get one more win from its incredible Rose Bowl victory over Oklahoma in Pasadena, Calif. on New Year’s Day. Georgia’s epic comeback 54-48 win in double-overtime win over Oklahoma and Heisman Trophy-winner and eventual first-overall pick Baker Mayfield is one of the three nominees for Best Game at the annual sports awards. The other two nominees are the wild World...
Georgia football podcast: Despite loads of attention, Justin Fields might be underrated

Georgia football podcast: Despite loads of attention, Justin Fields might be underrated

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...
DB Lejond Cavazos has UGA, Ohio State in a dead heat

DB Lejond Cavazos has UGA, Ohio State in a dead heat

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 calls for a breakdown of where elite cornerback prospect Lejond Cavazos stands after trips...
Georgia football podcast: Some fans getting restless about UGA recruiting

Georgia football podcast: Some fans getting restless about UGA recruiting

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...
What are the NBA draft projections for Georgia’s Yante Maten?

What are the NBA draft projections for Georgia’s Yante Maten?

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 email us at ugaquestionoftheday@gmail.com. Or you can tweet us here or here. Look for the Question of the Day every Monday through Friday. ...
Imagine if redshirt rule had been in place for Georgia’s Knowshon Moreno in 2006

Imagine if redshirt rule had been in place for Georgia’s Knowshon Moreno in 2006

ATHENS — Knowshon Moreno. That’s the name that pops in my mind when I contemplate this new NCAA redshirt rule. I was offline and otherwise occupied last week when news initially broke that the NCAA had passed the rule. Since then, I’ve had a chance to read up on it and learn a little more. Essentially, it gives freshmen four games to play without losing the...
Georgia football podcast: Bigger is apparently better for Kirby Smart’s UGA

Georgia football podcast: Bigger is apparently better for Kirby Smart’s 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...
UGA greats Chubb, Michel begin NFL journeys in minicamp

UGA greats Chubb, Michel begin NFL journeys in minicamp

Former UGA running backs Nick Chubb and Sony Michel are off and running as they begin their careers in the NFL. Both recently participated in minicamps and displayed some of the skills that helped them to become the duo with the most rushing yards in FBS history.  - Video: Chubb, Michel among 6 UGA players selected in NFL draft Chubb, now wearing No. 31, ran drills alongside veteran Carlos Hyde...
UGA fans sound off on stadium’s new scoreboard

UGA fans sound off on stadium’s new scoreboard

Who says there’s an offseason for UGA football? The season opener is 75 days away, but there was a buzz on social media last week about the back of the new scoreboard at Sanford Stadium.  That’s right, the back of the scoreboard.  The updated design received mixed reviews from fans on Twitter. 
Which Georgia Bulldogs have most to prove in 2018?

Which Georgia Bulldogs have most to prove in 2018?

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. The Georgia Bulldogs have a lot to prove this season. As the defending SEC champions and the clear favorites to repeat in a weak SEC East, the...
BREAKING: Bulldogs add massive 4-star OT Xavier Truss to 2019 hual

BREAKING: Bulldogs add massive 4-star OT Xavier Truss to 2019 hual

When Sam Pittman wants one of his guys, he usually lands them. Xavier Truss, a 6-foot-7 tackle from Rhode Island, is the latest example of that trend. Truss committed to UGA on Sunday during a long-planned weekend visit. He shared the news of his decision via his personal Twitter account. Truss rates as the nation’s No. 15 tackle prospect on the 247Sports composite...
Who is Georgia’s biggest threat in the SEC East?

Who is Georgia’s biggest threat in the SEC East?

When it comes to the SEC East this coming football season, Kirby Smart’s Georgia Bulldogs are the consensus favorite. So far this offseason, the chatter mainly has been centering around which team in the division could be their biggest challenger. Early money seems to be on South Carolina. USA Today, among others, ...
BREAKING: Bulldogs finally add a long-awaited QB to 2019 class

BREAKING: Bulldogs finally add a long-awaited QB to 2019 class

John Rhys Plumlee didn’t see two major hurdles standing in his way in Athens. He just saw an opportunity. The Bulldogs just saw an athlete that they wanted to add to their QB room, too. The 4-star ATH from Mississippi chose to share the news Friday night via his Twitter account that he has committed to Georgia. The Oak Grove High signal caller now has a very good chance to become...
Georgia football podcast: Las Vegas shows UGA some love

Georgia football podcast: Las Vegas shows UGA some love

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...
Based on raw speed, why doesn’t Georgia’s Mecole Hardman get ball more?

Based on raw speed, why doesn’t Georgia’s Mecole Hardman get ball more?

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. Or you can tweet us here or here. Look for the Question of the Day every Monday through Friday. ...
Bulldogs back in top 10, where they belong

Bulldogs back in top 10, where they belong

ATHENS — The results are in — well, mostly — and Georgia is back where it belongs. That’d be in the top 10. And we’re talking about the entirety of the athletic department, not just the football team. The final calculations for the NACDA Learfield Cup standings have not been done pending the completion of the baseball season. But the Bulldogs currently rank...
Georgia football podcast: Mixed messages about UGA offense

Georgia football podcast: Mixed messages about UGA offense

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...
Crazy things had to happen for Georgia to close deal on 1959 SEC championship

Crazy things had to happen for Georgia to close deal on 1959 SEC championship

This is the second of a two-part series relating to the recent death of LSU’s fabled back, Billy Cannon, and how Georgia’s football team became the surprise winner of the Southeastern Conference championship in 1959. CLICK HERE FOR PART 1. When Billy Cannon returned a punt 89 yards to defeat Ole Miss on a foggy Halloween night in Baton...
In light of recent developments, should Georgia’s 2018 class still be ranked No. 1?

In light of recent developments, should Georgia’s 2018 class still be ranked No. 1?

ATHENS — Let’s talk a little football recruiting. I know Jeff Sentell is usually the one you turn to in that regard. I do, too. In fact, he and I had a good conversation Wednesday morning when I asked about something that was on my mind. I was wondering whether Georgia’s No. 1 national recruiting ranking for its Class of 2018 should stand in light of some...
Georgia football podcast: Recent news could provide opportunity for incoming freshman

Georgia football podcast: Recent news could provide opportunity for incoming freshman

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...
Shockley: ‘Country knows that Georgia is a national powerhouse now’

Shockley: ‘Country knows that Georgia is a national powerhouse now’

DJ Shockley left his mark on Georgia football by leading the Bulldogs to the SEC title in 2005. Since completing his collegiate career and retiring from the NFL, Shockley has kept busy by working in television and trying to keep up with his children. The AJC caught up him in an exclusive interview after presenting at the Atlanta Sports Awards.  Q. What are your thoughts on the current status...
How the late Billy Cannon of LSU figured into Georgia’s 1959 SEC championship

How the late Billy Cannon of LSU figured into Georgia’s 1959 SEC championship

This is the first of a two-part series relating to the recent death of LSU’s fabled back, Billy Cannon, and how Georgia’s football team became the surprise winner of the Southeastern Conference championship in 1959. ATHENS — When Billy Cannon died in late May, I thought of his indirect Georgia connection. It is not likely remembered by many who wear Red...
Star-studded field for Atlanta Open announced, includes UGA’s Emil Reinberg 

Star-studded field for Atlanta Open announced, includes UGA’s Emil Reinberg 

Thirty-nine days from the opening matches of the BB&T Atlanta Open, tournament director Eddie Gonzalez revealed the players who will take to the courts at Atlantic Station beginning July 21.  John Isner, the reigning singles champion and a former Georgia Bulldog, will return to try to defend his title, but the task won’t be an easy one as Nick Kyrgios, the 2016 winner, also is returning...
Fromm: ‘Trying to take on this leadership role the best way I can’ 

Fromm: ‘Trying to take on this leadership role the best way I can’ 

Fields, fishing accidents and favorite plays? Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm spoke about all of the above and more in a recent exclusive interview with the AJC before the Atlanta Sports Awards ceremony.  Q. How has it been practicing alongside (freshman quarterback) Justin Fields?
Georgia football podcast: Nadab Joseph news puts more pressure on UGA secondary

Georgia football podcast: Nadab Joseph news puts more pressure on UGA secondary

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...
The reasons why DT target C.J. Clark has become a priority for UGA

The reasons why DT target C.J. Clark has become a priority for UGA

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 for Tuesday calls for a scouting assessment of 4-star DT target C.J. Clark from North Carolina. He’s...
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