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Apr. 30, 2015

For all the stir Todd Gurley created last fall from being a Heisman Trophy frontrunner to his four-game suspension to his college career ending with a knee injury, the running back Thursday night landed quite comfortably as a first round NFL draft pick. Georgia’s second all-time leading rusher became the first Bulldogs offensive player to […] - Full Story

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Todd Gurley all but dismissed the notion last summer that first round NFL running backs had become devalued. “I don’t think the value went down,” Gurley said. “You have to make somebody want you.” Gurley has apparently made NFL teams want him. By all indications, he will indeed be snatched up before the first round […] - Full Story

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Apr. 27, 2015

There won’t be any mystery this week about which Georgia player will be the first selected in the NFL Draft, but who goes next after running back Todd Gurley? “Probably Chris Conley,” former Bulldogs cornerback Damian Swann said without hesitation. The wide receiver’s stock soared from a likely late round pick before the NFL combine […] - Full Story

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Apr. 24, 2015

Like the pollen season in the springtime, the college football award watch lists are already upon us. Georgia outside linebacker Leonard Floyd, a fourth-year junior, was named this week to the Lott Trophy watch list for top defensive player based on athletic ability and character attributes. There will be many more Bulldog teammates showing up […] - Full Story

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Apr. 23, 2015

ROME | Less than a week after it was announced that Georgia’s Mark Richt is the lone coach on a new NCAA Division I Football Oversight Committee, Mark Emmert suggested one issue would be on the forefront. Satellite camps. The SEC has a rule banning its coaches from taking part in such camps more than […] - Full Story

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Georgia’s planned football indoor practice facility could begin construction as early as January of 2016, university president Jere Morehead said Thursday evening before the UGA Day event. “We don’t want to interfere with the current football season,” Morehead said at the Arena at the Forum Civic Center. “It’s hard for me to tell you a […] - Full Story

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Apr. 14, 2015

Georgia’s secondary has another feel-good story this spring, just like during Jeremy Pruitt’s first a year ago. That’s when Aaron Davis went from a little-known walk-on to a player who was working with the Bulldogs’ No. 1 defensive unit. Davis went on to start 10 games in the fall, made 40 tackles and snagged an […] - Full Story

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Georgia coach Mark Richt said Saturday that Brandon Kublanow would get center work during 11-on-11 in Tuesday’s spring practice. It turned out, Kublanow said, that he spent the entire practice at the position. “It was definitely a good learning day,” the junior said. Sophomore Isaiah Wynn, who has held the No. 1 center spot after […] - Full Story

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Among the early enrollees who stood out in Saturday’s G-Day was defensive lineman Jonathan Ledbetter. His seven tackles trailed only Natrez Patrick and Reggie Carter’s eight. The 6-foot-4 Ledbetter left Tucker High School in the 265 to 270 range, but during the spring game TV broadcast, it was reported he had lost a significant amount of […] - Full Story

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G-Day may be over but the spirited way that defensive line coach Tracy Rocker and offensive line coach Rob Sale were barking at their players on the practice field Tuesday afternoon showed spring practices aren’t over. “There was a little bit more yelling out there than normal,” offensive tackle John Theus said. Dawson said for […] - Full Story

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Georgia had six wide receivers practicing without limitations on Tuesday. Malcolm Mitchell (shoulder) was in a non-contact jersey and Isaiah McKenzie (hamstring) was out. Shakenneth Williams (hamstring) returned in non-contact after missing much of the spring. …Tailback Keith Marshall (hamstring) practiced in a regular jersey after being held out of G-Day. …Offensive lineman Kendall Baker […] - Full Story

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Apr. 12, 2015

Georgia’s quarterback competition had been waged this spring in closed scrimmages and practices where the general public wasn’t invited inside. That all changed Saturday at Sanford Stadium when G-Day offered fans, media and those watching on the SEC Network’s coverage to judge for themselves about who might be the next Bulldogs’ starting quarterback. Redshirt sophomore […] - Full Story

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Considering that linebacker Natrez Patrick and defensive back Jarvis Wilson have been college students for about three months and college football players for about three weeks, both made a nice first impression at Saturday’s G-Day Game at Sanford Stadium. Playing for the Red team — which fell 24-17 to the Black team — the 6-foot-3, […] - Full Story

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Star tailback Nick Chubb didn’t get too many touches Saturday, but scored on a 17-yard run for the Red team in the third quarter. “It was wide open,” Chubb said. “Anybody could have done that.” Chubb wasn’t exactly kept in bubble wrap to avoid injury, but he wasn’t used too much. Just like the previous […] - Full Story

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Replacing David Andrews at center isn’t exactly a snap so far for Georgia. Actually, sophomore Isaiah Wynn has seemed to fare well in the spot except for the shotgun snap on occasion, like in the first drive of Saturday’s G-Day game. “It was just a bad snap,” said Wynn, who moved from guard to center […] - Full Story

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Marshall Morgan made 1 of 2 field goals Saturday, continuing a spring where he’s hit 50 percent in each scrimmage. He’s a combined 6 of 12, including a miss from 42 yards on G-Day and converting from 25. “It’s spring,” Morgan said. “That’s when you get everything cleaned up. Summer you just focus on the […] - Full Story

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Tackle Kendall Baker, who had been one of the top reserve offensive lineman this spring, did not take part in G-Day. Coach Mark Richt said on the radio that Baker has an eye injury sustained from an automobile airbag. …Wide receiver Isaiah McKenzie is likely out for the spring after pulling a hamstring on a […] - Full Story

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Apr. 11, 2015

Perhaps the biggest stars that will make plays this fall in Sanford Stadium won’t be the featured attractions in Saturday’s Georgia spring game. Outside linebacker Leonard Floyd, who bypassed the NFL draft to stick around with the Bulldogs, is sidelined this spring while recovering from shoulder surgery. Tailback Nick Chubb, fresh off a 1,547-yard rushing […] - Full Story

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Apr. 10, 2015

Georgia’s secondary entered last season as an area of uncertainty. This spring there is more stability on the Bulldogs’ back end of the defense with four starters returning for year two under Jeremy Pruitt. Not that the Georgia defensive coordinator and secondary coach wants his guys to feel comfortable. He reminded during one spring practice […] - Full Story

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Apr. 8, 2015

Georgia’s most experienced wide receiver sat down with his new position coach in February to set the tone for this season. Malcolm Mitchell hardly needed any sort of introduction to Bryan McClendon, who shifted from running backs coach after six seasons to wide receivers coach. “I knew coach McClendon, he’s been here since I’ve been […] - Full Story

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Wide receivers coach Bryan McClendon singled out Malcolm Mitchell, Isaiah McKenzie and Reggie Davis as players at his position having good springs.  Coach Mark Richt avoided identifying receivers on the other end of the spectrum that have struggled catching the ball.  “It’s still inconsistent overall,” Richt said. “I’m not going to call names out, but […] - Full Story

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Georgia tailback Keith Marshall returned to the practice field Tuesday afternoon after being sidelined with a pulled hamstring, but his status for Saturday’s G-Day game remains uncertain. Coach Mark Richt said Marshall isn’t at 100 percent, “but he did get reps. He got more work than I thought he would.” Fans haven’t seen Marshall carry […] - Full Story

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Ramik Wilson is out of the mix at inside linebacker for Georgia after his college career wrapped up. That doesn’t mean he’s without a rooting interest as Reggie Carter and Tim Kimbrough try to secure starting spots. “I’m pulling for Reggie and Tim,” Wilson said. “They sat their turn and waited and learned everything from […] - Full Story

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Apr. 7, 2015

Another week, another batch of Georgia football players making an impression in spring practices. The Bulldogs have completed 10 of their 15 workouts with two more to go before Saturday’s G-Day spring game, including a Tuesday afternoon practice. Here are players and (a position group) that have caught our attention: THE TIGHT ENDS While the […] - Full Story

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Apr. 6, 2015

Another week, another batch of Georgia football players making an impression in spring practices. The Bulldogs have completed 10 of their 15 workouts with two more to go before Saturday’s G-Day spring game, including a Tuesday afternoon practice. Here are players and (a position group) that have caught our attention: The tight ends While the […] - Full Story

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