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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

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

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Dec. 14, 2015

Georgia will be without its head coach and both coordinators in the TaxSlayer Bowl on Jan. 2. Offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer joined the list of departed staff members, the school confirmed on Monday. The Scout.com site Dawg Post first reported the news that Schottenheimer let players know via text message he wouldn’t coach them in […] - Full Story

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Dec. 11, 2015

Jeremy Pruitt is headed home. Georgia’s soon-to-be former defensive coordinator has agreed to fill the same role for Alabama, a source confirmed to OnlineAthens Friday afternoon. Bamaonline was first to report the news of Pruitt’s return to Tuscaloosa, where he worked on coach Nick Saban’s staff from 2007-12. Pruitt, a native of Rainsville, Alabama and […] - Full Story

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Dec. 10, 2015

Malcolm Mitchell watched and learned as his mom Pratina Woods passed through plenty of moments filled with adversity. Having kids at an early age, divorce, breast cancer, moving out, moving in, losing jobs, finding jobs. Tough times, though, don’t mandate a tough life. Malcolm didn’t let all the struggle scare him. He was inspired. “Just […] - Full Story

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Dec. 9, 2015

I’m not afraid of Spike. It’s more that I don’t understand Spike. I find myself spending too much time thinking about and watching Spike when I’m at Stegeman Coliseum. If you’ve been to Stegeman, ever, then you know what I’m talking about. Spike is Hairy Dawg’s inflatable mascot sidekick. Although, I hesitate to call those […] - Full Story

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Dec. 8, 2015

• PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Elementary School students visit UGA women’s basketball game vs Furman. - Full Story