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May. 20, 2015

MACON–If heralded wide receiver signee Terry Godwin is considering pursuing a pro baseball career, Georgia coach Mark Richt hasn’t heard about it firsthand. “I have not talked to him once about it,” Richt said Wednesday night before speaking at a UGA Day event at the Walnut Creek Shooting Preserve. Godwin starred in football for Callaway […] - Full Story

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The University of Georgia softball team gives the school national exposure Thursday night when it plays in an NCAA Super Regional at Michigan airing on ESPN2. It will also once again put on display Nike’s swoosh as the official apparel and footwear provider for Bulldog teams. Georgia is completing the first year of a new […] - Full Story

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May. 19, 2015

Georgia has updated the player weights on its football roster for the first time since late July. And even that, in the offseason, is something to size up. Who’s up? Who’s down? Who’s packed on the pounds? Who has shed them? Here are some observations from the listing on Georgia’s athletic website: BLAZEVICH BULKED UP […] - Full Story

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May. 18, 2015

Hutson Mason just packed for the weekend. The former Georgia quarterback will need to get some clothes sent his way. Mason signed Sunday morning with the Washington Redskins after earning a free agent deal following the team’s rookie minicamp. “I’ll be up here for the next four weeks doing OTAs (organized team activities) and stuff […] - Full Story

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May. 16, 2015

There isn’t much down time these days for college football players, especially those at programs competing at the highest levels. With the spring semester over, Nick Chubb, like most of his Georgia teammates, is back home now before returning to campus in early June, but it’s not like he’s taking it easy. Except for maybe […] - Full Story

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May. 14, 2015

Georgia will have a chance to pick up a quality men’s basketball road win when it plays this coming season at Baylor in the Big 12/SEC Challenge. Baylor, located in Waco, Texas, is ranked No. 17 in ESPN.com’s early top 25 rankings. This is the first ever meeting between the schools. The Bears went 24-10 […] - Full Story

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May. 13, 2015

Georgia is down another wide receiver. Blake Tibbs, a rising junior with four career catches, is leaving the program with plans to transfer. The school made it official Wednesday afternoon. “Blake and I have met and he has decided it would be in his best interest to transfer to another institution,” coach Mark Richt said […] - Full Story

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May. 7, 2015

Mark Fox has won more games on the basketball court. And, naturally, his recruiting has trended upward parallel to trips to the NIT and NCAA tournaments the past two seasons. The additions of former Bulldog Jonas Hayes and Yasir Rosemond, an Atlanta native, to the staff have surely helped. Personality and connections go a long […] - Full Story

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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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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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