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Oct. 9, 2015

“Don’t Jump Ship.” That’s the headline on the cover of this week’s Bulldawg Illustrated, which describes itself as a fan based publication that covers Georgia sports and the lifestyle of being a Bulldog. Yes, Georgia and its fans are in stay afloat territory this week heading into Saturday’s 3:30 p.m. game in Knoxville against Tennessee. […] - Full Story

College quarterbacks never forget their firsts — first game, first start, first completion, first touchdown, first victory. By the time D.J. Shockley hit the checkerboards at Tennessee’s Neyland Stadium in early October 2005, he’d already experienced just about all of the firsts. But on that day in Knoxville, the senior came face to face with […] - Full Story

Turn it back around on turnover margin Georgia had taken care of the ball pretty well in its first five games of the season, but that changed against Alabama. Georgia had three interceptions and lost a fumble and is now even on the season in turnover margin with seven takeaways and seven turnovers lost. Greyson […] - Full Story

Offense Edge: Even Georgia managed just 299 yards of total offense against Alabama, its fewest since Oct. 12, 2013 when it had 221 at a loss at Vanderbilt. “It was one of those deals where you’re looking at your call sheet, you’re like what do you like?” Georgia offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer said. “Sometimes it […] - Full Story

Tennessee quarterback Josh Dobbs vs. Georgia defense Junior quarterback Josh Dobbs hasn’t led Tennessee to wins in big games this season, but he still is one of the most dangerous quarterbacks in the SEC. “He’s a guy that definitely has our attention,” Georgia coach Mark Richt said. The 6-foot-3, 216-pound Alpharetta product is 7-7 as […] - Full Story

1. Ohio State 2. Michigan State 3. TCU — Considered moving them up higher after 50-7 beatdown of Texas, but the Longhorns are hardly a quality win these days. 4. Baylor 5. Clemson — Jumped Tigers six spots after a 24-22 home win against Notre Dame. Can Tigers avoid letdown against Georgia Tech? 6. Utah […] - Full Story

Dropouts: Chad Kelly, Leonard Floyd You can’t be the quarterback of an offense that loses 38-10 to Florida. As for Floyd he disappears from the list just like he disappeared from last Saturday’s game 15. Kyle Allen, Texas A&M (last week, 15): We are running out of potential quarterbacks to include on this list. Allen […] - Full Story

Georgia, at first glance, would seem to have some of the most talented pass rushers in the Southeastern Conference. Jordan Jenkins and Leonard Floyd are projected as possible early-round NFL draft picks next season. Lorenzo Carter looked ready to take the next step after ringing up four and a half sacks as a freshman last […] - Full Story

Jonathan Taylor, the defensive lineman booted from both Georgia and Alabama, had a court date on Thursday morning in Athens for his felony domestic violence case stemming from his July 2014 arrest. The case was continued until April 2016 after a status conference, according to Kim Stephens, Taylor’s attorney. Stephens said he is working on […] - Full Story

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Oct. 8, 2015

If you look at the numbers, you won’t notice a huge difference in Georgia’s running game. After playing Alabama, the top rush defense in the SEC statistically speaking, the Bulldogs are still second in the conference in rushing. But the Georgia players and coaches will tell you those numbers don’t paint an accurate picture. The […] - Full Story

Keith Marshall is returning to Neyland Stadium where his college football career took a major detour two years ago after a knee injury. Sony Michel Saturday is going up against a Tennessee team that knocked him out of the lineup for four games last year with a broken bone in his left shoulder. The Georgia […] - Full Story

The principal subject on the collective minds of Georgia’s athletic officials these days is the raising of funds to develop a state of the art indoor athletic facility which principally will be used by the football team. I am not sure by the way each team played last Saturday—Alabama and Georgia—that an indoor practice building […] - Full Story

Terry Godwin has flashed his upside during his first five college games, but the Georgia wide receiver is still making rookie mistakes along the way. Alabama’s interception return for touchdown Saturday off Brice Ramsey came when Godwin didn’t run his route properly. “Brice is trying to fit a ball in the backside seam and Terry […] - Full Story

Wide receiver/punt and kickoff returner Isaiah McKenzie is unlikely to play Saturday. “His hamstring is bothering him,” coach Mark Richt said. McKenzie hasn’t practiced this week. …Center Brandon Kublanow will make the trip. He’s practiced this week, but had been held out some due to his sprained ankle. Backup Hunter Long “played well.” He had […] - Full Story

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Oct. 7, 2015

Georgia’s most glaring special teams breakdown Saturday turned into a momentum-building blocked punt for touchdown by Alabama. It was hardly the only area in the kicking game where the Bulldogs didn’t measure up in the 38-10 trouncing by the Crimson Tide. Georgia had a 28.3 net punt average with two going into the end zone […] - Full Story

Nick Chubb can own Georgia’s 100-yard game rushing streak all by himself by hitting that number for the 14th straight time Saturday at Tennessee. Passing Herschel Walker will be no small achievement but Bulldogs wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell sounded like he had some extra motivation for the running back after hearing the numbers that Leonard […] - Full Story

Nothing has changed regarding the Georgia quarterback position according to offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer. Greyson Lambert is still the starting quarterback, Schottenheimer reiterated numerous times. He also said multiple times that back-up Brice Ramsey will continue to see snaps. “It’s no secret we plan on playing Brice in every game,” Schottenheimer said. “Greyson doesn’t need […] - Full Story

A loss like Saturday’s 38-10 Alabama takedown of Georgia lingers into the next game week. As ugly as the scoreboard looked for Bulldogs fans, coach Mark Richt found a positive Tuesday. “Well, I think that the good news is it only counted as one loss,” Richt said. “That was enough of a game where it […] - Full Story

Georgia defensive players are being asked questions this week about the challenge that dual-threat quarterback Josh Dobbs of Tennessee presents. Only inside linebacker Jake Ganus can say he remembers playing with a 6-year-old Dobbs. The two grew up on opposite sides of Alpharetta before Ganus moved to Alabama, Ganus said. They will go up against […] - Full Story