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Sep. 18, 2014

When Atlanta Falcons defensive end Jonathan Massaquoi was in Watkinsville in March for a youth clinic run by the NFL team, I asked him about this Saturday‚Äôs Troy-Georgia game. Massaquoi played for Troy in 2010-11, racking up 19 1/2 sacks and 128 tackles. I put it this way to him at the time: ‚ÄúWhat‚Äôs your […] - Full Story

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Sep. 16, 2014

Georgia offensive coordinator Mike Bobo met with reporters Tuesday night for the first time since Saturday’s 38-35 loss at South Carolina. That meant he addressed for the first time the much-talked about, much-criticized play call on first-and-goal at the 4-yard line in the fourth quarter that drew an intentional grounding. Here’s video of Bobo: And […] - Full Story

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Mark Richt called an unscheduled press conference on Tuesday night. Sort of. There were no questions actually. The Georgia head coach just wanted to clear the air after thinking he left the wrong impression when he spoke to TV cameras earlier in the day about the first-and-goal at the 4 call that offensive coordinator Mike […] - Full Story

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Quarterback Hutson Mason said Tuesday that he doesn‚Äôt have any qualms with the much-talked about play-call that resulted in an intentional grounding for Georgia in Saturday‚Äôs 38-35 loss at South Carolina. The SEC provided an explanation to coach Mark Richt on why the penalty was called despite the fact it was deflected by a South […] - Full Story

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Ready to turn the page on Georgia‚Äôs tough 38-35 loss at South Carolina Saturday? No, not yet? Good. Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page dive in one last time in this ‚ÄúBulldog Bytes‚Äù installment on some of the issues that arose in the latest loss in Columbia. And we have some talk about Troy, the next […] - Full Story

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Sep. 15, 2014

Georgia could be without second-leading rusher Nick Chubb for Saturday‚Äôs game against Troy, but coach Mark Richt isn‚Äôt ruling him out. The freshman underwent surgery for a broken left thumb on Monday. ‚ÄúKnowing Nick, I‚Äôd say it‚Äôs about 50-50,‚Äù Richt said about his availability for the game. Chubb sustained the injury last week in practice. […] - Full Story

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Georgia will have back-to-back noon kickoffs at Sanford Stadium. The Bulldogs‚Äô home football game on Sept. 27 against Tennessee is set for 12 p.m., it was announced on Monday morning. The game will be shown nationally on ESPN. It‚Äôs the first time Georgia-Tennessee has been on ESPN since 2006. The 13th-ranked Bulldogs (1-1, 0-1 SEC) […] - Full Story

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Sep. 14, 2014

After every game, Georgia sends to the SEC office video clips that it may have viewed differently than what went on in the game. Two in particular will be included from South Carolina‚Äôs 38-35 victory Saturday, coach Mark Richt said Sunday evening on his weekly teleconference. –The holding penalty on Brandon Kublanow that brought back […] - Full Story

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Sep. 13, 2014

COLUMBIA, S.C.–South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier‚Äôs team gave up touchdowns on three of the first four Georgia possessions of the second half Saturday night. ‚ÄúI‚Äôll tell you one thing when we had to stop them, some way or another we stopped them,‚Äù Spurrier said after the No. 24 Gamecocks upset No. 6 Georgia 38-35 at […] - Full Story

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COLUMBIA, S.C.‚ÄîGreetings from Williams-Brice Stadium, where Hutson Mason will try to do what Aaron Murray and Matthew Stafford never did here against South Carolina: throw a touchdown pass. OK, he may not need to if Todd Gurley can score four touchdowns again like he did in Georgia‚Äôs win over Clemson two weeks ago. Gurley rushed […] - Full Story

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Sep. 12, 2014

Georgia has lined up another nonconference football opponent for the 2017 season. Appalachian State will get a $1 million guarantee to play in Athens, according to a memorandum of understanding signed by the schools last month obtained via an open records request. The exact date is still to be determined. The Bulldogs already have a […] - Full Story

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Get your Friday Georgia football fix with the latest ‚ÄúBulldog Bytes.‚Äù Co-hosts Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page break down the latest developments out of the Bulldogs camp this week before the South Carolina game. We get a game day weather forecast from Matt Daniel of athensgaweather.com. And Dean Legge of DawgPost.com joins us for more […] - Full Story

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Sep. 10, 2014

Georgia football coach Mark Richt met the media Wednesday night, touching on dealing with the crowd noise in Columbia, an injury update on cornerback Shattle Fenteng and some travel roster decisions. Here is video: - Full Story

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Sep. 9, 2014

Georgia offensive coordinator Mike Bobo spoke to reporters after practice Tuesday night. He talked about what he expects from the South Carolina defense, the rough game in Columbia two years ago and the depth at receiver now for Georgia. - Full Story

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Georgia is stocked with talent at tailback for its Southeastern Conference opener at South Carolina. Wide receiver? Not so much. ‚ÄúIt‚Äôs a little shaky, the depth right now,‚Äù coach Mark Richt said Tuesday. ‚ÄúWe better keep recruiting, I can tell you that.‚Äù Georgia won‚Äôt be able to add any new players in time for Saturday‚Äôs […] - Full Story

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After an adventurous open date weekend, we are back with our Tuesday podcast. Joining co-hosts Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page is Josh Kendall, South Carolina beat writer for The State in Columbia. Josh gives us the lowdown on the Gamecocks after the Texas A&M beatdown and win over East Carolina. He even offers up some […] - Full Story

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Sep. 8, 2014

Cornerback Devin Bowman cracked Georgia‚Äôs starting lineup Aug. 30 and made his first appearance before the media on Monday in quite some time. ‚ÄúI‚Äôve been running from y‚Äôall, that‚Äôs why,‚Äù Bowman joked. ‚ÄúWhatcha‚Äôll want with me? What‚Äôs up?‚Äù Bowman laughed. He knows the story of the redshirt junior earning a spot in new coordinator Jeremy […] - Full Story

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Sep. 7, 2014

Georgia coach Mark Richt held his regular Sunday evening teleconference tonight, which was delayed a few minutes. “Just so you know the technical difficulty wasn’t me being late,” Richt said at the start. “It was actually a true, real technical difficulty.” Some quick items from the call coming off the Bulldogs’ bye week: –Richt is […] - Full Story

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Sep. 5, 2014

Happy open date weekend for Georgia football fans! What better way to spend some of your free time than to listen to the latest Bulldog Bytes podcast with Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page of the Athens Banner-Herald? We talk about the approach coaches are taking this week after the big win, break down missing Georgia […] - Full Story

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Sep. 4, 2014

The Georgia men‚Äôs basketball team will play Gonzaga in New York‚Äôs Madison Square Garden in a predetermined semifinal matchup in the NIT Season Tip-Off Nov. 26, according to ESPN‚Äôs Andy Katz. The format and matchups for the early season event had been uncertain for weeks as what had been a 16-team field in recent years […] - Full Story

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Sep. 3, 2014

Justin Scott-Wesley wasn‚Äôt expected to play in the opener against Clemson last Saturday due to a suspension for a violation of Georgia‚Äôs drug policy for a marijuana arrest last fall while out for the season. A sprained ankle that continues to keep the wide receiver from practicing clouds the situation. The question posed to coach […] - Full Story

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Sep. 2, 2014

Georgia’s rise up to No. 6 in the AP poll and its impressive fourth quarter in a 45-21 win over Clemson Saturday doesn’t mean that the Bulldogs’ coaches aren’t using the bye week to get even better. Defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt (above) was pleased with his players’ effort throughout the game, but there are other […] - Full Story

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Georgia wide receivers Malcolm Mitchell and Justin Scott-Wesley jogged on the side as the Bulldogs returned to practice on Tuesday afternoon. As you can see by the video above, Mitchell isn‚Äôt going at the type of pace you would see in a game. He later ran across the field still at a better pace than […] - Full Story

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It‚Äôs an open date for Georgia on the schedule, but ‚ÄúBulldog Bytes‚Äù is back to chew on the big win against Clemson Saturday and the takeaways from the game. Joining Marc Weiszer and co-host Fletcher Page is guest Jason Hasty of the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library at UGA. He is the curator of […] - Full Story

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Sep. 1, 2014

Amarlo Herrera was reminded plenty this summer that Georgia‚Äôs linebackers, particularly Ramik Wilson, were getting a lot of publicity about the type of seasons they might have. Herrera showed up in a big way in the Bulldogs‚Äô opener Saturday and the senior inside linebacker Monday was named SEC defensive player of the week for the […] - Full Story

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