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Mar. 28, 2015

Leonard Floyd and Jordan Jenkins deciding to bypass entering the NFL draft this year was celebrated by Georgia fans. Rising sophomore Lorenzo Carter, believe it or not, also said he was happy to have them back with the Bulldogs even if it seemingly meant a more crowded path to get on the field at the […] - Full Story

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Mar. 27, 2015

Georgia’s quarterback competition will heat up Saturday with the first spring scrimmage. Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page of the Athens Banner-Herald break down how the race is shaping up and our impressions of where the candidates stand in the latest “Bulldog Bytes” podcast. We get extra insight from someone that knows a thing or two […] - Full Story

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Herschel Walker saw Nick Chubb play in person a couple of times last season, but Georgia’s 1982 Heisman Trophy winning running back said he didn’t speak with the Bulldogs 2015 Heisman Trophy candidate before Thursday because he didn’t want “to take him out of his zone,” on gameday. They got a chance to talk with […] - Full Story

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Jay Rome, the fifth-year senior tight end who caught a touchdown pass in the SEC championship game in 2012 as a redshirt freshman, says he’s spending more time with the Georgia playbook now than he has since he first arrived on campus four years ago. The reason? There’s a new system to grasp under first-year […] - Full Story

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Mar. 25, 2015

So much for all that work Brice Ramsey got last year backing up starter Hutson Mason. There’s a new offense, a new offensive coordinator and a quarterback competition playing out at Georgia. “I have playing experience, but it means nothing now,” Ramsey said after practice Tuesday, the Bulldogs’ fourth this spring. “I’m back to square […] - Full Story

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Mar. 24, 2015

Georgia reached the NCAA men’s basketball tournament for the first time since 2011, but the Bulldogs stay was short as eventual Sweet 16 team Michigan State prevailed in Charlotte. On the latest “Bulldog Bytes” podcast, Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page of the Athens Banner-Herald look back at the season just completed and look ahead and […] - Full Story

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Mar. 23, 2015

With Georgia’s season just ended in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, Cameron Forte sized up the departing seniors and the incoming freshmen and still liked the makeup of the Bulldogs for next season. “It will be tough losing two posts but we’ll have three, four or five experienced wings so I don’t think it will […] - Full Story

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Mar. 22, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | What’s next for Georgia men’s basketball after a 21-12 season ended with the Bulldogs going out as a No. 10 seed in an NCAA tournament game at Time Warner Cable Arena? The answer to that question in 2011 turned out to be losing NBA early entries Trey Thompkins and Travis Leslie and […] - Full Story

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Mar. 21, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Georgia kept getting knocked down but kept coming back. Right until the closing seconds of its round of 64 NCAA Tournament East Region game against No. 23 Michigan State Friday at Time Warner Cable Arena. Georgia twice rallied in the second half from down 13 but in the end, the result was […] - Full Story

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Mar. 20, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | When Georgia finished its 40-minute NCAA tournament open practice at Time Warner Cable Arena Thursday, assistant coach Yasir Rosemond made sure to get a keepsake. He had a photo snapped of him with former Duke and NBA star Grant Hill. Coach Mark Fox chatted courtside with Bill Raftery, who is calling the […] - Full Story

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Mar. 19, 2015

The main attraction at Georgia’s Pro Day Wednesday was a guy who didn’t do anything but watch his former teammates. Running back Todd Gurley was on hand to support his buddies. “Just to be here to support my boys and talk to scouts and see my agent,” Gurley said. His NFL draft stock seems to […] - Full Story

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Mar. 17, 2015

Even before Georgia’s name showed up on the screen on the NCAA tournament selection show on Sunday night, Matt Bucklin braced himself when he saw Michigan State as a No. 7 seed in Charlotte. “To be honest with you, my heart sunk, took a leap, did something,” Bucklin said. Georgia had been projected as a […] - Full Story

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Mar. 16, 2015

Georgia’s spring football practices get underway Tuesday with a full-fledged quarterback competition unfolding. It may or may not be decided by the time the 15 workouts wrap up on April 16. “I’m sure we’ll be rotating who’s No. 1 on any given day as far as getting reps with that unit,” said Georgia coach Mark […] - Full Story

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A year ago Mark Fox couldn’t have envisioned exactly what his Georgia men’s basketball team would have to go through to get there, but he saw a seasoned roster that had the makeup to reach the NCAA tournament. That became reality on Sunday night when the Bulldogs received an at-large bid as a No. 10 […] - Full Story

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Mar. 15, 2015

No position battle this spring at Georgia will get more attention than the glamour position of quarterback. The most fierce competition could actually be on defense at inside linebacker. The departures of starters Ramik Wilson and Amarlo Herrera, both prolific tacklers, have opened the door for not only their understudies from last season but a […] - Full Story

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Georgia players will gather at basketball coach Mark Fox’s home on Sunday night for a chance to see their hard work this season pay off with an expected NCAA tournament berth, the program’s first since 2011. The Bulldogs had a chance to add to its profile by securing its best win of […] - Full Story

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Mar. 14, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Georgia got some payback against South Carolina late Friday night, turning the tables on the team that swept it in the regular season. Of course, as has been a theme for the Bulldogs, injury worries were a big backdrop of the 74-62 SEC tournament quarterfinal victory at Bridgestone Arena. South Carolina rallied from a […] - Full Story

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Mar. 12, 2015

Georgia opens play in the Southeastern Conference tournament Friday night insisting it is bringing the same mindset that led to the Bulldogs’ 20-win season even if its postseason fate isn’t expected to ride on the outcome. The Bulldogs are in a position they haven’t been in for more than a decade entering the tournament: considered […] - Full Story

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Mar. 9, 2015

The way the seeds shook out in the end for this week’s Southeastern Conference tournament impacts not only the path to advance but teams having more time to let injuries mend. Georgia was among those that landed the double bye that goes to the top four teams. The No. 3 seeded Bulldogs open play Friday […] - Full Story

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Mar. 8, 2015

Things fell into place for Georgia about as well as it could have hoped for when it came to seeding for the SEC men’s basketball tournament this coming week in Nashville. The Bulldogs earned a coveted double bye that goes to the top four seeds after finishing in a four-way tie for third in the […] - Full Story

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Mar. 7, 2015

AUBURN, Ala. | Georgia opened SEC regular season play with Kenny Paul Geno breaking his left wrist and ended it Saturday at Auburn Arena with starter Kenny Gaines out of the lineup with a walking boot on his sprained left foot. The Bulldogs and coach Mark Fox still found a way to cobble together victories […] - Full Story

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Mar. 6, 2015

Based off of how it hung with top-ranked Kentucky down to the final minutes, Georgia has the look of a team that has the capability to do some damage in the NCAA tournament. Now, it’s a matter of making sure the Bulldogs (19-10, 10-7 SEC) are in the field of 68. Georgia closes out its regular […] - Full Story

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Mar. 4, 2015

The offense isn’t being reinvented this spring at Georgia but it won’t be exactly the same old, same old either. That means that even a fourth-year starter on the offensive line and the dean of SEC coaches entering his 15th season are adjusting to the changes on that side of the ball, the biggest being […] - Full Story

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There wasn’t much consolation for Georgia late Tuesday night for putting quite a scare into No. 1 Kentucky, the team that nobody has toppled this season. The Bulldogs for 35 minutes looked like they were on the verge of doing the near unthinkable, ending the Wildcats’ perfect season. Georgia led by as much as nine […] - Full Story

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Mar. 3, 2015

Georgia men’s basketball coach Mark Fox has finally signed the extension to his contract that the school announced last spring he would be getting, athletic director Greg McGarity confirmed Tuesday. Fox signed the deal a couple of weeks ago, McGarity said. It extended his contract two seasons to take it through March 31, 2018. His […] - Full Story

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