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Jun. 4, 2014

It’s a good recruiting year for offensive linemen in the state of Georgia. Two of the top three-rated 2015 offensive tackle prospects in the nation by Scout.com are from the state: No. 3 overall prospect Mitch Hyatt from North Gwinnett (a Clemson commitment) and No. 42overall prospect Chuma Edoga from McEachern (Southern Cal commitment). The […] - Full Story

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Jun. 3, 2014

MACON — The Peach State Pigskin Preview, the annual gathering of state football coaches (along with some players), was held Tuesday morning at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. Here are some newsy nuggets to pass along: — One of Georgia’s signees isn’t going to join the program this summer or fall. Wide receiver Gilbert […] - Full Story

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Jun. 2, 2014

The newest members of the Georgia football team are rolling into town on Monday. Our new freshman will report to campus on June 2. I'm excited for them and for the future of Georgia football. — Mark Richt (@MarkRicht) May 31, 2014 Preseason practices are still roughly about two months away, but just about the […] - Full Story

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May. 28, 2014

Two years after he was hired, Georgia director of on-campus recruiting Daryl Jones is leaving the program. Jones oversaw official and unofficial visits for the Bulldogs’ football program in the support staff position in the recruiting office. “After serving the past two years as director of on-campus recruiting for the Georgia football program, I will […] - Full Story

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It is hardly the most pressing of issues to be talked about this week at the Southeastern Conference spring meetings in Destin, Fla., but the league is expected to modify when music and artificial sound can be played during football games in the fall. There will be more freedom for schools to crank up the […] - Full Story

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May. 27, 2014

Georgia believes it has found a way to tap into the type of energetic crowds that boosted the Bulldogs’ men’s basketball team late last season. Athletic director Greg McGarity called it a “move-down plan,” which will allow fans a chance some time during the first half of games to fill seats closer to the Stegeman […] - Full Story

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May. 22, 2014

Brandon Burrows won’t have another season on the Georgia football team . The rising redshirt senior reserve linebacker is taking a medical disqualification, Georgia confirmed Thursday night. Burrows is the seventh Georgia scholarship player off the team since the end of last season. Another, cornerback Shaq Wiggins, announced on his Twitter account on Thursday that […] - Full Story

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GREENSBORO–A Georgia football ticket price hike appears to be on the horizon. Athletic director Greg McGarity told the UGA Athletic Association board of directors at its spring meeting on Friday that a “modest increase” for the 2015 season will be discussed at the fall meeting in September. “We have limited ways to generate revenue,” McGarity […] - Full Story

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GREENSBORO — The Georgia Athletic Association board of directors approved on Thursday $2.12 million for projects to go towards enhancements needed for the SEC Network’s launch in August, Sanford Stadium sound improvements and a new video board that will be used in football recruiting. A total of $921,800 will go for production for up to […] - Full Story

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May. 16, 2014

Newly hired Georgia men’s basketball assistant coach Yasir Rosemond will be paid at the same annual salary as his predecessor. Rosemond is getting a salary of $160,000 per year, according to an open records request, which is what fifth-year assistant Stacey Palmore was making this past season before parting ways with the program. Georgia says […] - Full Story

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May. 15, 2014

Is Ramik Wilson the top 2015 NFL draft prospect playing for Georgia? That may be hard to fathom for those who have seen tailback Todd Gurley look like a beast for the Bulldogs, but NFL teams have shied away from taking running backs in the first round the last two years. ESPN’s Todd McShay lists […] - Full Story

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May. 13, 2014

Given the exit door from the Georgia secondary has seen quite a lot of activity, it’s probably a good time to reintroduce you to some of the new guys that will be manning the back end for the Bulldogs. Usually, there’s plenty of talk about newcomers making an instant impact. After the departures of safety […] - Full Story

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May. 12, 2014

Brendan Langley, who started at cornerback the first four games last season as a freshman before being replaced, is moving to wide receiver for Georgia. “Gonna be fun going back to my roots on offense!” Langley tweeted Monday night. “Cant wait to see how i will be utilized into our offense!” The move is the […] - Full Story

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The two-man NFL draft class for Georgia was how it was projected to go by the gurus heading into last week. The players drafted were both from out of state: quarterback Aaron Murray from Tampa, Fla., and tight end Arthur Lynch from Dartmouth, Mass. Both went in the fifth round. Another draftee, LSU quarterback Zach […] - Full Story

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May. 10, 2014

History says quarterbacks drafted as late as fifth-rounder Aaron Murray went in the NFL draft usually don’t become starters but there are some notable exceptions: fifth-round pick Mark Brunell (1993) and sixth-round picks Tom Brady (2000) and Matt Hasselback (1998). Murray will have a chance to distinguish himself now with the Kansas City Chiefs who […] - Full Story

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May. 9, 2014

UPDATE: Murray didn’t get picked in the first three rounds. He’s expected to go Saturday when rounds four through seven are held. Friday could be Aaron Murray’s big day in the NFL draft. The second and third rounds will be held tonight. It all begins at 7 p.m. The former Georgia quarterback won’t sit around […] - Full Story

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May. 8, 2014

Georgia is close to announcing the hire of a new men’s basketball assistant. Samford assistant Yasir Rosemond certainly appears to be the guy. Here’s what he tweeted this afternoon with an Instagram photo. New Digs!!!!!! #howboutthemdogs http://t.co/LuO0TAhhae — Yasir Rosemond (@Coach_Ya) May 8, 2014 Rosemond, 37 is an Atlanta native who should have connections in […] - Full Story

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May. 7, 2014

Football and men’s basketball dipped slightly in Georgia’s latest Academic Progress Rate report from scores that put them in the upper tier of the Southeastern Conference a year ago. Men’s golf, gymnastics and women’s swimming and diving earned repeat public recognition awards Wednesday from the NCAA for finishing in the top 10 percent nationally in […] - Full Story

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May. 5, 2014

Georgia’s offense is awaiting the return of several skill position players from injury, but don’t forget someone who should contribute in the secondary when he’s at full-speed. Reggie Wilkerson was lost for the season before his freshman year due to a torn ACL in his right knee sustained last June. The Citra, Fla., product enrolled […] - Full Story

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May. 2, 2014

Tim Dixon is going back home to continue his college basketball career. The former Georgia reserve forward/center has signed with Columbus State, the NCAA Division II program confirmed. The 6-foot-10 Dixon played at Kendrick High in Columbus before transferring his senior season to Oldsmar (Fla.) Christian. He’s eligible to play immediately this coming season. Georgia […] - Full Story

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May. 1, 2014

The first Georgia football game to air live on the new SEC Network will be on Sept. 20 against Troy in Athens. Kickoff is set for noon. All 14 Southeastern Conference teams will play on the SEC Network in the first four weeks of the season, according to the SEC and ESPN, which operates the […] - Full Story

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Apr. 29, 2014

The Southeastern Conference’s edict that league schools must play one game each year against the other five power conference schools in future schedules has Georgia getting major props for its nonconference schedules in recent years. ESPN’s Ivan Maisel noted Georgia has played 15 nonconference games “against teams from the other equity conferences over the last […] - Full Story

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Apr. 25, 2014

You probably already know that Georgia wide receiver Reggie Davis is fast. Remember this? Davis, from Tallahassee, Fla., is using that speed on the track now for Georgia. The rising sophomore in football but still a freshman in track debuted with the Bulldogs Friday at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa, running the 100 […] - 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–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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