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Sep. 3, 2015

Eleven swimmers with ties to the Georgia program have been named to the 2015-16 United States National Team, according to an announcement by USA Swimming. The National Team roster consists of 107 men and women and is comprised of the six athletes with the highest world rankings in each Olympic event between Jan. 1-Aug. 10, […] - Full Story

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Aug. 28, 2015

Ohio State started two different starting quarterback last year and won a national championship. Notre Dame and LSU rotated quarterbacks on the way to national championship game appearances in 2013 and 2012 respectively. In 2006 Florida rotated Chris Leak and Tim Tebow on its way to a national title.  So while Georgia fans might be […] - Full Story

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Aug. 16, 2015

Kolton Houston could be called the grandfather of the Georgia football team. At 24 he’s the oldest player in the locker room and the last remaining member of the 2010 recruiting class, a bunch that included Alec Ogletree (entering his third NFL   season) and Hutson Mason (a coach at Colquitt County High).  Entering his […] - Full Story

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Aug. 7, 2015

Jay Rome is running routes with the tight ends in Georgia’s second practice of the fall, and he makes it all look effortless. At 6-foot-6 and 250 pounds, he is the type of player a coach would create in a lab and call a modern tight end. He begins to stride up field and cuts to the […] - Full Story

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Aug. 4, 2015

Playing one position well isn’t good enough for the Georgia defense. Defensive linemen, linebackers and defensive backs need to be able to play, and play well, at multiple positions. Part of this is due to the different offenses and formations Georgia will face during the year. But part of it also comes from needing a player […] - Full Story

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Aug. 2, 2015

The last weekend before football camp was a busy one for Mark Richt and his staff. Two high-level receivers — three-star Tyler Simmons (McEac) and four-star Tre Nixon from Viera, Fla. — visited the Bulldogs. The appearances were somewhat surprising because of the timing. Traditionally Richt’s staffs have not hosted prospects the final weekend before fall […] - Full Story

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Jul. 26, 2015

The news of Rabun County athlete Charlie Woerner’s commitment last week provides Georgia momentum and a clear path to achieving something the program has never done: sign nine of the top ten players in the state. With four of the top ten already committed, Georgia will concentrate on these five targets from the Peach State […] - Full Story

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Jul. 19, 2015

Georgia’s Dawg Night turned out to be supersized. The recruiting event had four 5-star prospects and six of the top 35 overall prospects in the country, which means 2015 Dawg Night is probably the most star-studded in the event’s history. That was the good. The bad? But over 1,000 high school prospects showed during the […] - Full Story

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Apr. 6, 2015

With two outs and the bases loaded for Georgia in an eventual 4-2 loss Sunday afternoon to No. 1 Vanderbilt, Daniel Nichols drilled a double to right-center field. At the time, the Diamond Dogs trailed 1-0 but Nick King and Stephen Wrenn scored easily. Zack Bowers, all 6-foot-1, 206 pounds of him, hustled around the […] - Full Story

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Mar. 12, 2015

Walter McCrary Grady Sports Bureau While driving her car 1,513 miles from Fort Collins, Colorado, to Georgia in the summer of 2012, Brandie Jay was traveling the road from Olympic hopeful to college athlete. It brought her to a comfortable place. “Athens is what I call home now,” she says. Jay is one of the […] - Full Story

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Mar. 6, 2015

It’s been six weeks since the Georgia Gym Dogs won a home meet. It’s been six weeks since Georgia scored a season-high 196.975. And it’s been a whole season without a score of 197 or higher. With only two meets remaining in the regular season, the Gym Dogs know their opportunities are running out. Junior […] - Full Story

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Mar. 4, 2015

The Georgia Bulldogs used a career-high 6.1 shutout innings from Jared Walsh and a three-run sixth inning to defeat Georgia State 4-2 in front of 1,658 fans at Foley Field Tuesday night. Walsh (1-0) earned the win in his second start of the season, scattering five hits and striking out four as the Bulldogs improved to 8-4 […] - Full Story

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In the hours before a game, the University of Georgia women’s basketball team is preparing for tip-off. Some players are sleeping, some are listening to music. Mackenzie Engram is watching @evanengram’s Snapchat story. She can’t help but laugh, but Ole Miss tight end Evan Engram is being serious, talking to her about being the spark […] - Full Story

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Mar. 2, 2015

Tiaria Griffin scored a game-high 17 points to lead the Georgia Lady Bulldogs to a 52-45 win over Florida on Sunday, snapping an eight-game losing streak in the process. Marjorie Butler added 11 points and Krista Donald grabbed 11 rebounds for Georgia (18-11, 6-10 SEC) in the regular-season finale. Cassie Peoples’ 13 points paced the […] - Full Story

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Feb. 28, 2015

Georgia celebrated its past and present on Alec Kessler Bobblehead Day. For a little more than two hours Saturday afternoon, the red-and-black clad masses at Stegeman Coliseum rained praise upon the current Georgia Bulldogs. There were few reasons to complain outside of a nine-minute, 43-second stretch in the second half where Georgia only made two […] - Full Story

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For the first time in over two decades, the Lady Bulldogs have to fight to make the NCAA tournament. Carrying an eight-game losing streak into the final game of the regular season, Georgia (17-11, 5-10) travels to Florida (13-15, 5-10) with Southeastern Conference seeding and the now faded hope of an NCAA tournament bid on […] - Full Story

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Feb. 27, 2015

After playing 35 minutes of arguably the best Georgia basketball since enduring a seven-game losing streak, the Lady Bulldogs unraveled. Georgia (17-11, 5-10) dropped their eighth-straight conference game to No. 6 Tennessee (24-4, 14-1), falling 70-59 in the their final home game of the season. Within five minutes of the final buzzer, Georgia went from […] - Full Story

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Feb. 26, 2015

The Georgia Gym Dogs have lost three of their last four meets, have fallen apart in the end of two meets and are going up against another Southeastern Conference team ranked higher than they are. But in Georgia’s practice gym, there’s no concern or panic. It’s just business as usual. “We were back in here […] - Full Story

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Feb. 25, 2015

The Lady Bulldogs’ last home stand may be their biggest test of resolve this season. Coming off the lowest scoring game in program history and stuck in a seven-game losing rut, Georgia (17-10, 5-9) hosts No. 6 Tennessee (23-4, 13-1) Thursday, searching for both a win and a revamp in confidence. “I think right now, […] - Full Story

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Feb. 22, 2015

With his head in his hand, pink tie loosened and clearly frustrated, Andy Landers searched for answers that don’t seem to be there. For the seventh consecutive game, Georgia left the court without a win — and Sunday’s 44-26 loss to Auburn probably stung the most. The Lady Bulldogs (17-10, 5-9 Southeastern Conference) finished with […] - Full Story

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Feb. 21, 2015

Jordan James Grady Sports Bureau Head coach Andy Landers and the Georgia women’s basketball team are in uncharted territory. This is the first time in Landers’ 36 seasons at Georgia that his team has lost six consecutive games. The Lady Bulldogs will attempt to avoid extending the ominous record as they host on Auburn on […] - Full Story

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Feb. 20, 2015

The energy was pulsing throughout Stegeman Coliseum. Georgia had just put up its highest score of the season on vault, a 49.550. As the Gym Dogs stood in a pack and prepared for bars, junior Brittany Rogers, who was coming off a 9.95 on vault, stood off to the side. She closed her eyes, took […] - Full Story

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Feb. 19, 2015

If the Gym Dogs were concerned about how their opponent has performed this season, there would be reason for worry. Fortunately for Georgia, the team will have something back on Friday it has been missing for quite a while. “I walked past the Coliseum today and got chills and I’m not even in a leotard […] - Full Story

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Feb. 18, 2015

For the first time since the preseason, the Lady Bulldogs find themselves going into a game with a number attached to their name. After losing five in a row — the longest losing streak for the program since 2009 — Georgia (17-8, 5-7) is no longer ranked, but had a week to regroup before facing […] - Full Story

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Feb. 15, 2015

The Georgia bats continued an impressive hitting streak Sunday, but starter David Sosebee didn’t require excessive run support to secure the Bulldogs third straight victory and sweep of Eastern Illinois. The right-handed junior pitched six scoreless innings, allowing only three hits and striking out five in Georgia’s 11-1 win over the Panthers in front of […] - Full Story

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