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Jul. 18, 2016

Fifth-year senior offensive lineman Greg Pyke had surgery for appendicitis on Monday, according to a source close to the program. Pyke, who is expected to make a full recovery well before Georgia’s season-opening game against North Carolina Sept. 3, was voted preseason first-team All-SEC by the media last week. The 6-foot-3, 313-pound Baltimore, Md. native […] - Full Story

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Jul. 12, 2016

HOOVER, Ala. | Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey took the podium like a pro wrasslin’ ring announcer, or better yet, a street ball hype man on Tuesday. The buildup mounted as Sankey intro’d Georgia’s football coach to the stage for his first turn in the main room at the Wynfrey Hotel at SEC Media Days. “He […] - Full Story

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Jul. 7, 2016

EATONTON | Georgia coach Kirby Smart spent much of the past two weeks away from football with his wife and kids, but says he kept his cell phone close by just in case. That was for situations like when running back Sony Michel sustained a broken left forearm in an ATV accident Sunday. “Tough injury, […] - Full Story

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Jun. 30, 2016

Joni Taylor’s cell phone makes at least three different noises. One tone, the most prevalent during a late-June conversation with a guest in her office at Stegeman Coliseum, is probably for texts. Another might be emails. The last chime could be Facebook Messenger. Or new Twitter followers. Or Instagram likes. “My marketing plan is so […] - Full Story

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May. 1, 2016

Kirby Smart and Georgia missed out on the commitment of five-star class of 2016 wide receiver Demetris Robertson at noon Sunday. The Bulldogs didn’t wait long for a replacement to emerge. Trey Blount, a 2017 four-star wideout from Pace Academy, declared his commitment to Georgia on Twitter five hours after Robertson picked Cal. A 6-foot-2, 185-pound […] - Full Story

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Apr. 17, 2016

Keep dreaming Kirby. It appears UGA is now awake. Georgia’s new football coach Kirby Smart envisioned a packed-full Sanford Stadium for the spring game. The fans and the UGA athletic administration helped bring it to life on Saturday. It was outlandish, really, to call for 93,000 people to show up for a scrimmage. Think of […] - Full Story

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Apr. 1, 2016

Former Georgia wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell will give his book, The Magician’s Hat, to every first-grader in Athens-Clarke County this spring. Mitchell is partnering with Athens-based non-profit Books for Keeps to provide 1,200 students with his work — a $15,000 fundraising endeavor. “The only boundaries are those we create for ourselves,” Mitchell said in a […] - Full Story

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Mar. 24, 2016

JOHNS CREEK | A Panasonic speaker, purchased through perseverance, blares rapper Jeezy’s motivational lyrics. John Theus wheels it near the row of benches, bars and weighted plates in Ryan Goldin’s GATA gym. It’s a Thursday in late February. The NFL combine is five days away, UGA Pro Day in three weeks. Theus is training to […] - Full Story

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Mar. 19, 2016

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Mar. 15, 2016

• View photos of Coach Smart and the players before spring practice. - Full Story

• View photos of Coach Smart and the players before spring practice. - Full Story

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Jan. 23, 2016

• View more photos from the game in our slideshow. - Full Story

• View more photos from the game in our slideshow. - Full Story

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Jan. 14, 2016

• View more photos from the game in our slideshow. - Full Story

• View more photos from the game in our slideshow. - Full Story

• View more photos from the game in our slideshow. - Full Story

• View more photos from the game in our slideshow. - Full Story

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Jan. 13, 2016

First-year players are constantly in unfamiliar territory, especially in conference play, and Derek Ogbeide worked himself into another unfamiliar situation at Ole Miss last weekend. Following a missed free throw, the freshman center tossed an Ole Miss player to the side like one chucks a shirt into a laundry basket, pulled in the rebound and found […] - Full Story

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Jan. 8, 2016

Kirby Smart has completed his staff by adding another Alabama defensive mind to coach Georgia in 2016. Crimson Tide defensive backs assistant Mel Tucker will become the Bulldogs defensive coordinator, according to a report by Fox Sports. Tucker, in his first season at Alabama, will coach Monday’s national championship game with Smart against Clemson in Glendale, […] - Full Story

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Jan. 3, 2016

Georgia announced three additions to football coach Kirby Smart’s staff Sunday night. Dell McGee will coach running backs, James Coley wide receivers and Marshall Malchow will lead the recruiting department. McGee is a name most Bulldogs fans already know after serving as interim coach for Georgia Southern’s December bowl victory over Bowling Green. McGee also […] - Full Story

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Jan. 2, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | After a tough, rough, hang-on-to-the-last-second football victory, John Lilly didn’t want to come off weak. “I might lose my man card on this, but I’ve been emotional a couple times this week,” he said. Then he wrestled to hide quivering lips and somehow stopped tears before they started. “You love the players, […] - Full Story

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Dec. 16, 2015

Jacob Eason is a Georgia Bulldog. Again. Or still. The five-star quarterback from Lake Stevens, Washington re-affirmed his pledge to enroll in January at Georgia on Tuesday. So, according to Pollyanna Dawgs on Twitter and message boards, that means the Bulldogs, armed with Kirby Smart and big ambition, will win the SEC East in 2016 […] - Full Story