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Richt said he knew before the Arkansas game week that Todd Gurley was not going to play.

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Oct. 22, 2014

A season after exceeding expectations, Georgia is picked to finish fifth in Southeastern Conference men’s basketball for the 2014-15 campaign. A select panel of media members at the SEC’s tipoff event in Charlotte on Wednesday tabbed the Bulldogs to finish behind Kentucky, Florida, Arkansas and LSU. The Wildcats received all 20 first place votes. Junior […] - Full Story

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Georgia will file paperwork Wednesday with the NCAA to seek reinstatement for suspended star running back Todd Gurley, the school said in an announcement. “The University hopes for and expects a prompt ruling by the NCAA so that Todd, his coaches and teammates can adequately prepare for our next game,” the school said. Gurley has […] - Full Story

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Oct. 21, 2014

Malcolm Mitchell used to be known mostly for catching footballs for Georgia. If he’s thought of now as the wide receiver who is in a women’s book club, that’s fine by him. - Full Story

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You need only glance at the name Kosta Vavlas to be immediately aware of the man’s Greek heritage. All we need is a bouzouki, a few broken plates and a tumbler of retsina to connect with the Agean Sea and the island of Kalymnos from which his forebears hailed. - Full Story

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The widow of former Georgia cornerback Paul Oliver said her husband became physically abusive towards her during an NFL career in which he sustained three “major concussions.” In an interview to air Tuesday night on HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” Chelsea Oliver talks about falling in love with Oliver while both attended UGA. They […] - Full Story

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Oct. 20, 2014

An online headline from an Athens Banner-Herald story in October of 2013 no longer would apply: “Georgia defense near bottom of pile in forcing turnovers.” A year later, Georgia is getting fumbles near the bottom of piles, grabbing tipped balls in the air and creating plenty of turnovers. Meanwhile, teammates on offense are being stingy […] - Full Story

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Sophomore J.J. Green may move back to the secondary this week, Georgia coach Mark Richt said on his weekly radio show Monday night. “My guess is he’ll even go back this week to defense,” Richt said. “Hopefully he will.” Green returned to tailback last week while Todd Gurley missed his second straight game during his […] - Full Story

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Georgia swept the top Southeastern Conference weekly awards on Monday, including the first such honor for a senior defensive back. Damian Swann was named defensive player of the week. Tailback Nick Chubb was named offensive player of the week after receiving freshman of the week after the previous two games. In his 43rd career game […] - Full Story

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Are you ready for some Georgia basketball? The Bulldogs already have 11 practices under their belt as they get ready for a new season that tips off three weeks from Friday at Georgia Tech on Nov. 14. This is an experienced group returning with four of its top five scorers back: guards Charles Mann and […] - Full Story

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Georgia had a rollicking good time in Little Rock (well, certainly in the first half), picking up its second straight SEC road win in pretty convincing fashion again. Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page of the Athens Banner-Herald review the victory over Arkansas, another big game from Nick Chubb and how the Bulldogs roll on during […] - Full Story

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Oct. 19, 2014

Whether it’s Nick Chubb or Todd Gurley carrying the load, Georgia has pounded out yards rushing the football game after game this season. Now the Bulldogs are getting a little more help from Hutson Mason in the passing game. Under offensive coordinator Mike Bobo, Georgia came out throwing behind Mason Saturday against Arkansas. “He wanted […] - Full Story

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Some quick updates from Mark Richt’s Sunday evening teleconference as Georgia rolls into its second bye week of the season before playing Florida Nov. 1 in Jacksonville: –Richt was asked if he thought word might come this week on star running back Todd Gurley’s status. “I’m not going to say anything again about this thing […] - Full Story

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Oct. 18, 2014

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. | Back in the offseason, a two-week stretch on the road to places Georgia hasn’t ventured to a heck of lot in its long history looked like potential danger spots. That was before the whole Todd Gurley suspension soap opera began. Lo and behold, the Missouri-Arkansas two step became back-to-back double-digit wins […] - Full Story

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. | Two things became increasingly more clear as Georgia built a 32-point first-half lead, thanks to a mix of explosive scores and wonderfully-schemed defense, in Saturday’s road win at Arkansas. These Bulldogs don’t have an identity crisis — they know who they are and focus only on doing things their way. And […] - Full Story

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. | Many expected the call of the Hogs to dominate the stadium on Saturday, but “Nick Chubb on the carry” sounded throughout the speakers at War Memorial 30 times, easily outnumbering the Arkansas chant. For the second week in a row, the freshman running back has been an offensive keystone for two […] - Full Story

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. | Georgia’s first-half performance on defense was nearly perfect in its 45-32 win over Arkansas on Saturday, but the second half was rife with penalties and points given up. During the Razorbacks’ opening drive that resulted in 75 yards and a touchdown on 13 plays, Georgia’s defense looked weak against the run […] - Full Story

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What happened No. 10 Georgia scored 38 straight points in the first half and held on for a 45-32 win against Arkansas in the last SEC game scheduled for War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock. What it means The Bulldogs carry momentum and control of the SEC East into an off week before the annual […] - Full Story

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Georgia’s had a 100-yard rusher every game this season, including Nick Chubb with his 202-yard performance on Saturday. Chris Conley gave the Bulldogs their first 100-yard receiving game of the season in the No. 10 Bulldogs 45-32 win against Arkansas. The senior wideout had five catches for 128 yards. His first catch from Hutson Mason […] - Full Story

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark.–Could Georgia go on the road again and sustain its level of play after a dominant, emotional road win against Missouri? The halftime score of 38-6 Saturday against Arkansas provided a resounding answer. “Soon as we got off the bus, we had confidence we could win the game,” outside linebacker Leonard Floyd said. […] - Full Story

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LITTLE ROCK, ARK. | Two things became increasingly more clear as Georgia built a 32-point first-half lead, thanks to a mix of explosive scores and wonderfully-schemed defense, in Saturday’s road win at Arkansas. - Full Story

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—Greetings from Arkansas where the Georgia football team will be playing. Woo. Pig. Sooie. Razorback fans will be saying that here in their home away from home at War Memorial Stadium. I got up close with the tailgate scene trying to find the media parking lot. Spirited Razorback fans (with a smattering of […] - Full Story

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Oct. 17, 2014

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—Georgia’s football team headed to this capital city for Saturday’s game against Arkansas without star tailback Todd Gurley for the second straight week. The school confirmed Friday morning that Gurley did not make the trip. There was no indication that the school had yet to seek reinistatement from the NCAA after suspending Gurley […] - Full Story

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“The Art of War,” the ancient Chinese text attributed to military leader Sun Tzu, includes the following advice: “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.” - Full Story

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Oct. 16, 2014

Georgia inside linebackers coach Mike Ekeler will be on the sideline Saturday not suited up, but he sounded this week like he wishes he could be on the field. - Full Story

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