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Apr. 24, 2014

Georgia coaches gave Greg Pyke the award for the most improved player on offense this spring. - Full Story

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Mark Fox will have a change to his Georgia men’s basketball coaching staff for the second straight offseason. Assistant coach Stacey Palmore will not return next season. “Let’s just say we’re just moving in a new direction,” Fox said Thursday afternoon. “Stacey worked his tail off for us, and I’ve got great respect for him. […] - Full Story

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Apr. 23, 2014

The sports drink Powerade is the official beverage of choice around the Georgia football program. Coach Mark Richt has a cup placed before him on hot days at his postpractice news conference. New inside linebackers coach Mike Ekeler is partial to an energy drink that can apparently be found in large quantities in his Butts-Mehre […] - Full Story

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Apr. 22, 2014

GAINESVILLE | Spring practices are in the rearview mirror for Mark Richt. That means it’s full speed ahead for the spring speaking tour for the Georgia football coach. Last week it was Greenville, S.C. On Tuesday night, Richt hit the Gainesville Civic Center’s grand ballroom for the UGA Day event. Get ready, Dalton, Richt is […] - Full Story

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GAINESVILLE–Georgia’s offseason strength and conditioning program is heading in another direction after a push by new defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt for his players to get leaner. “Yeah, it’s definitely going to,” Richt said Tuesday night before speaking at UGA Day at the Gainesville Civic Center. “It’ll modify because a few years ago we played somebody […] - Full Story

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Todd Grantham isn’t quite the $1 million man just yet. - Full Story

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Todd Grantham isn’t quite the $1 million man just yet. Yes, the former Georgia defensive coordinator got a hefty increase in salary of $125,000 when he left Athens for Louisville, but the reports at the time that he would be making a guaranteed $1 million a year appear to be a little high. Grantham actually […] - Full Story

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Apr. 21, 2014

Collin Barber was Georgia’s top punter last season until Adam Erickson overtook him down the stretch. - Full Story

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The spring football evaluation period in recruiting began last week. - Full Story

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The spring football evaluation period in recruiting began last week. Coaches have shifted their focus from spring practices to 2015 and 2016 prospects. At the same time, the latest 2015 ESPN300 was released last week. Georgia target Trenton Thompson, a defensive tackle from Albany, is No. 1 nationally. Georgia has three commitments on the list: […] - Full Story

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Apr. 19, 2014

On paper, Georgia’s wide receiving corps looks stocked with talent. - Full Story

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Apr. 18, 2014

This will be a different summer for Georgia football players and others around the nation as a new NCAA rule allowing more access to players goes into effect. Georgia coaches were to meet Friday with the strength and conditioning staff to talk about the change which allows eight hours a week of required preparations for […] - Full Story

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Apr. 17, 2014

Neither the Southeastern Conference’s leading tackler last season nor Georgia’s sack leader were called a starter publicly by coaches as the Bulldogs finished spring practice on Thursday. - Full Story

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Mike Bobo said he’s a pretty pessimistic person by nature. - Full Story

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Now that spring practices are over, Georgia offensive coordinator Bobo plans to meet individually with all the quarterbacks. - Full Story

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Add receiver Justin Scott-Wesley to the list of injured offensive players that Georgia expects to be good to go sometime in June. - Full Story

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Georgia coach Mark Richt said he may not announce any discipline including possible suspensions for the four players who were arrested on the eve of spring practice before the Clemson opener. - Full Story

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Georgia coach Mark Richt and offensive coordinator Mike Bobo offered their perspective on where things stand with the Bulldogs after the final practice of the spring on Thursday. - Full Story

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Another backup big man on the Georgia basketball team is departing. Rising senior forward/center Tim Dixon is transferring, the school confirmed Thursday night. Dixon, from Columbus, played in all but one game this past season, averaging 7.8 minutes, 1.3 rebounds and 0.8 rebounds per game. Reserve center John Cannon also left the team with the […] - Full Story

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Georgia is closing spring practice with a lot less fanfare than it began. That’s the nature of things now that the new defensive coaching staff is finishing up its 15th and final practice of the spring Thursday afternoon. And G-Day has come and gone. The Bulldogs still had two practices this week. The team is […] - Full Story

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Gone in 60 seconds isn’t just the title of a Nicolas Cage and Angelina Jolie movie. It’s also how long it took for Yante Maten and Osahen Iduwe to scoop up the scholarships the Georgia men’s basketball had available for its signing class, coach Mark Fox said Wednesday. The program announced the frontcourt additions on […] - Full Story

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Apr. 16, 2014

Aaron Murray had something to prove Wednesday. Only 141 days after the quarterback underwent surgery for a torn ACL, Murray provided a fresh reminder that he still knows how to sling the ball around. During Pro Day, Murray completed 48 of 54 scripted passes on a breezy day at Georgia’s practice fields. “Hopefully after today, […] - Full Story

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Gone in 60 seconds isn’t just the title of a Nicolas Cage and Angelina Jolie movie. - Full Story

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The NCAA Legislative Council passed a rule Tuesday that will allow schools to provide unlimited meals and snacks for college athletes, but it will be anything but an all-you-can-eat offseason for the Georgia football team. Defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt is exiting spring practice the same way he entered it, wanting his players to continue to […] - Full Story

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Apr. 15, 2014

Georgia defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt isn’t one to toss bouquets the way of the players he’s trying to mold into a championship unit. - Full Story

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