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Feb. 26, 2015

The two starts Hutson Mason had to close the 2013 season just about took away any suspense — if there was even a little — that he would be the guy to succeed Aaron Murray. This time around Georgia’s starting quarterback job again will have a changeover. Brice Ramsey has the most game experience and […] - Full Story

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A couple of road victories at Ole Miss and Alabama have given the Georgia men’s basketball team some extra cushion as it tries to secure an NCAA tournament berth. It also has the Bulldogs in position again to make a run for a double bye in the conference tournament March 11-15 in Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. […] - Full Story

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A couple of road victories at Ole Miss and Alabama have given the Georgia men’s basketball team some extra cushion as it tries to secure an NCAA tournament berth. It also has the Bulldogs in position again to make a run for a double bye in the conference tournament March 11-15 in Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. […] - Full Story

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Feb. 24, 2015

Georgia’s football hype videos are well-received, but they weren’t up for any Oscars the other night. In the latest edition of Bulldog Bytes, Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page of the Athens Banner-Herald talk movies they’ve seen in the last year (hint: not many) and what they saw coming out of the NFL combine (former Bulldog […] - Full Story

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Feb. 23, 2015

Thomas Brown never envisioned himself going into the coaching profession when he arrived at Georgia from Tucker High 11 years ago as a running back. “Heck, no,” Brown said Monday, a week after being hired by Mark Richt to return to coach the position Brown played for the Bulldogs. The long hours in the office […] - Full Story

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Georgia didn’t get back to Athens until about 4 a.m. Sunday after its men’s basketball overtime victory at Alabama Saturday night The team took a bus ride home after plane issues. Even so, going on the road for Georgia has been a winning proposition more often than not this season. The Bulldogs are 6-4 on […] - Full Story

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Feb. 20, 2015

Forward Nemanja Djurisic felt the need to offer an apology to his Georgia teammates for drawing a costly technical that would be more expected from a freshman than a senior. That was hardly the only thing that led to a second straight home loss to a lower-tier SEC team. The days in between Tuesday’s 64-58 […] - Full Story

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Feb. 19, 2015

Georgia has damaged its NCAA tournament resume with back-to-back home losses to Auburn and South Carolina. The body of work is what the men’s basketball selection committee will look at. From that perspective, the Bulldogs still are considered safely in the field of 68. Jerry Palm, who projects the tournament field for CBSSports.com, was a […] - Full Story

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The neutral site game for the Georgia football team in Atlanta that athletic director Greg McGarity hinted last month was coming is now set. The Bulldogs will open the 2016 season against North Carolina in the Georgia Dome in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game on Saturday Sept. 3, it was announced Thursday. Kickoff time hasn’t been […] - Full Story

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Feb. 18, 2015

Rob Sale had several ties to members of Georgia’s football staff dating back to their days at Alabama when he was hired as the Bulldogs’ offensive line coach last month. The relationships formed with defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt, outside linebackers coach Kevin Sherrer and strength coach Mark Hocke may have helped get him to Athens, […] - Full Story

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Georgia has zeroed in on a location to build a new indoor practice facility and the expected cost has increased considerably. The UGA Athletic Association board of directors went into a behind closed doors executive session for about 20 minutes during its quarterly meeting Tuesday afternoon at the Georgia Center to discuss a “real estate […] - Full Story

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Feb. 17, 2015

Georgia will be without starting guard J.J. Frazier Tuesday night against South Carolina due to injuries sustained Saturday against Auburn. Frazier, the Bulldogs’ second leading scorer in SEC play at 11.5 points per game, sustained a concussion and a fracture to his orbital bone in his face in the second half. “Tough news for J.J. […] - Full Story

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Four years after a ceremony to mark the opening of a $33 million renovation and expansion to the Butts-Mehre building, Georgia on Tuesday afternoon will take another step in addressing something that still was missing: a full-fledged indoor practice facility. Georgia’s athletic board holds its quarterly meeting on campus and again the indoor facility coveted […] - Full Story

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Feb. 16, 2015

After Georgia’s second game with Vanderbilt last month, Kenny Gaines was asked about the 21 points that Commodores freshman Riley LaChance scored in a losing effort in the teams’ first encounter. “I don’t think that he scored all 21 of those points on me,” Gaines said. “If I can recollect, he only scored two and […] - Full Story

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Thomas Brown’s rapid rise as an assistant football coach has brought him home. The former Georgia running back will coach that position for the Bulldogs, according to an announcement from the school Monday afternoon. Running backs coach Bryan McClendon will move to wide receivers coach, the position he played at Georgia, and take on the […] - Full Story

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Thomas Brown’s rapid rise as an assistant football coach has brought him home. The former Georgia running back will coach that position for the Bulldogs, according to an announcement from the school Monday afternoon. Running backs coach Bryan McClendon will move to wide receivers coach, the position he played at Georgia, and take on the […] - Full Story

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Feb. 14, 2015

The Georgia men’s basketball team had mostly avoided all of that bubble talk that is so prevalent this time of year because it owned a handful of quality wins and avoided what’s considered a bad loss. Like to a team ranked No. 162 in the RPI. That’s where Auburn stood coming into Stegeman Coliseum Saturday […] - Full Story

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Feb. 13, 2015

This is the stretch of the season when the Georgia men’s basketball team usually needs to kick it into gear to have a shot to make its March memorable. The Bulldogs this time around have been in overdrive since back in the nonconference portion of its schedule, putting themselves in a rare position: playing seemingly […] - Full Story

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  Former Georgia offensive lineman Jonas Jennings, who played eight seasons in the NFL, is back with the program in an off-field role. Jennings was hired to the newly created position of player relations coordinator for offense. Jennings, a third round draft pick by Buffalo in 2001, was a second-team All-SEC selection as a senior. […] - Full Story

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The Georgia football team is losing another assistant from its offensive staff. Wide receivers coach Tony Ball confirmed to the Athens Banner-Herald via text Friday morning he will join LSU’s staff to coach the same position. The school made it official later in the day. Ball joins former offensive coordinator Mike Bobo and former offensive […] - Full Story

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Macon County linebacker Roquan Smith’s final answer for his college choice is Georgia. After announcing on Feb. 4 that he was heading to UCLA, Smith never sent in a letter of intent, but revealed on his Instagram account on Friday morning that he had picked Georgia. He did not sign a letter of intent, but […] - Full Story

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Feb. 11, 2015

J.J. Frazier, the 5-foot-10, lifelong South Georgian with a deft backcourt touch, is the only college basketball player whom I can look in the eye. In fact, unless I have begun to shrink, I am a little more than an inch taller than he is, which contributes to the legend of the southpaw point guard […] - Full Story

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Feb. 7, 2015

A parade of turnovers isn’t usually part of the formula for getting to a milestone victory. Mark Fox’s team did just enough good things Saturday to overcome their problems holding onto the ball to notch the 100th win of his Georgia head coaching career, 56-53, over Tennessee before 9,730 at Stegeman Coliseum. Fox will certainly […] - Full Story

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Tracy Rocker, the Georgia position coach who just might have benefited the most from the Bulldogs’ recruiting class on Wednesday, sounded like a man who can’t wait to see how his new defensive linemen can impact his group. He even seemed to circle a month on the calendar. “In this league, in November it’s won […] - Full Story

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Feb. 6, 2015

Midway through its Southeastern Conference schedule, the Georgia men’s basketball team is about where it was expected to be: jockeying for position in the upper tier of the league. The Bulldogs are one win out of second place but a loss away from ninth place, which could make Saturday’s game in Stegeman Coliseum against Tennessee a […] - Full Story

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