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Nov. 21, 2014

There may not be tons of buzz for Georgia-Charleston Southern, but that doesn’t mean that Bulldog Bytes won’t get you ready for your football Saturday. Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page of the Athens Banner-Herald hit on what became a big subject this week: the indoor football practice facility and its impact on recruiting. We turn […] - Full Story

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Nov. 16, 2014

The plan was for Todd Gurley to be available to the media Saturday night after Georgia’s game against Auburn. The star running back would talk about his return to the playing field and answer questions for the first time about the four-game suspension that keep him out since Oct. 4. Instead Gurley rode by on […] - Full Story

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Nov. 15, 2014

Greetings at long last once again from Sanford Stadium, where the Bulldogs haven’t played for six weeks. Georgia will make up for lost time with home games the next three weekends, starting tonight against No. 9 Auburn. Hey, did you hear that Todd Gurley will be carrying the ball tonight for Georgia? It’s true. The […] - Full Story

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Nov. 14, 2014

Let’s get some insider perspective on Auburn before Saturday’s big game against Georgia in Sanford Stadium. James Crepea covers the Tigers for the Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser. We posed five questions to him on Auburn. I answered five questions for him on Georgia that you can find here if you are interested. Follow James on Twitter […] - Full Story

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It’s a big rivalry weekend for Georgia. Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page of the Athens Banner-Herald hit heavy on the main attraction of the Bulldogs and Auburn on the gridiron on this latest edition of “Bulldog Bytes.” There’s also basketball talk as the Bulldogs men’s hoops teams opens Friday night at Georgia Tech. Dean Legge […] - Full Story

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Nov. 13, 2014

Georgia junior guard Charles Mann was selected to the coaches’ preseason All-SEC first team, the league announced on Thursday. There are nine players listed on the first team and eight on the second team. Ties were not broken. There was also no predicted order of finish made. Mann, a 6-foot-5, 215-pound Alpharetta product, led Georgia […] - Full Story

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Nov. 11, 2014

Georgia had a select number of players (picked by Mark Richt) available to speak to the media this week. Here are three of them. Quarterback Hutson Mason: Nose guard Mike Thornton: Center David Andrews: - Full Story

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There are no shortage of storylines for Georgia-Auburn Saturday. Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page of the Athens Banner-Herald jump into them on the latest issues of “Bulldog Bytes.” There’s the return of Todd Gurley. There’s the return of Nick Marshall. One year since the 4th-and-18 play that bit the Bulldogs. And much more. We are […] - Full Story

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Nov. 10, 2014

Georgia’s final two regular season football games will both kick off at 12 p.m. and be shown on the SEC Network. Those games—both at home—are against Charleston Southern on Nov. 22 and Georgia Tech on Nov. 29. The Charleston Southern game will either be on the regular SEC Network channel or the SEC Network alternate […] - Full Story

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Nov. 9, 2014

Having star running back Todd Gurley returning by itself would seem to be a big deal, but there also was a lot of buzz Sunday on social media about No. 16 Georgia wearing black jerseys Saturday against No. 9 Auburn. Told some players had tweeted about black jerseys, coach Mark Richt was asked if there […] - Full Story

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Nov. 8, 2014

LEXINGTON, Ky.–The dream scenario for Georgia fans after the Bulldogs’ 63-31 beatdown of Kentucky Saturday might go something like this. Todd Gurley makes a triumphant return next week against No. 3 Auburn, the Bulldogs run the table with wins over Georgia Tech and captures an SEC championship over another big boy from the SEC West. […] - Full Story

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LEXINGTON, Ky.—Greetings from chilly Commonwealth Stadium, where it’s a bit colder than you might expect this November morning to feel here: 43 degrees under partly cloudy skies an hour and a half before kickoff. This wasn’t a warm and fuzzy week for Georgia, what with the Florida fallout. That was then. This is now. Kentucky […] - Full Story

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Nov. 7, 2014

Georgia gets back to the matter of playing another football game Saturday in Lexington against Kentucky. Much of this week—by the fan base and media–was spent addressing the Florida loss. Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page of the Athens Banner-Herald will kick around the issues of the past week, including players’ comments about underestimating the Gators, […] - Full Story

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Nov. 5, 2014

Georgia will get back Todd Gurley next week, but the running game just might get a boost before then on Saturday at Kentucky. Coach Mark Richt said after practice Wednesday that he’s “hoping” the freshman will play. Michel was Georgia’s second leading rusher before sustaining a broken bone in his left shoulder against Tennessee on […] - Full Story

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Nov. 4, 2014

Georgia offensive coordinator Mike Bobo spoke to reporters after practice Tuesday. He touched on Kentucky’s defensive front, the impact of losing center David Andrews against Florida and the tight ends. - Full Story

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Bulldog Bytes returns to its normal (pre-Todd Gurley suspension) programming schedule this week. Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page dive into what went wrong in Saturday’s drubbing by Florida in Jacksonville. From the shoddy run defense, to coaching decisions to the impact of David Andrews’ injury. And we turn the page (to a certain extent) and […] - Full Story

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Nov. 3, 2014

The kickoff time and TV network for No. 17 Georgia’s Nov. 15 home football game against No. 3 Auburn won’t be determined until after this Saturday’s games. It will either be at 7:15 p.m. on ESPN or 3:30 p.m. on CBS, according to an announcement by the SEC. The other game that CBS is considering […] - Full Story

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Nov. 1, 2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.–Jeremy Pruitt wasn’t expected to talk about why his Georgia defense gave up the second most rushing yards ever in program history. After the 38-20 undressing by Florida on a defense that entered the game second in the SEC in stopping the run, the Bulldogs’ first-year defensive coordinator decided to come out and face […] - Full Story

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Greetings from EverBank Field, where Georgia returns for the first time in … 10 months. Yep. Georgia-Florida has a little different vibe than the Gator Bowl. It’s a festive, frenzied feel and the stadium will be filled. Weather again could be a factor. It rained in Georgia’s loss to Nebraska here. Today wind is […] - Full Story

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Oct. 30, 2014

Another game week has been dominated by the status of Todd Gurley. Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page of the Athens Banner-Herald break down the NCAA’s decision that Gurley will miss two more games (barring a change under appeal) for taking more than $3,000 for his autograph from memorabilia dealers. We talk about it from the […] - Full Story

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Oct. 29, 2014

Georgia has added a home football game for the 2017 season against Samford, according to a memorandum of understanding obtained by the Athens Banner-Herald in an open records request. The agreement, signed Wednesday by UGA athletic director Greg McGarity, calls for the FCS school from Birmingham, Ala., that plays in the Southern Conference to get […] - Full Story

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Oct. 28, 2014

Georgia offensive coordinator Mike Bobo met with reporters Tuesday night after practice. He talked about quarterback Hutson Mason’s play, preparing with the uncertainty of Todd Gurley’s status and Florida’s defense. - Full Story

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Georgia’s offensive line, a bright spot this season, may lose only one starter after this season if Kolton Houston gets his way. The right tackle said Tuesday he plans to apply to the NCAA for one more season of eligibility. “We’ll definitely go ahead and apply for it and we’ll see where that takes us,” […] - Full Story

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NCAA president Mark Emmert credited Georgia with how it has dealt with its investigation of whether running back Todd Gurley signed autographs for money. “From the facts that we know today, publicly, Georgia’s behavior has been commendable,” Emmert said in an interview with the Associated Press Monday. “They, apparently, saw something that concerned them, and […] - Full Story

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Oct. 27, 2014

The Georgia football team’s run of day games will continue on Nov. 8 when the Bulldogs play at Kentucky. The SEC East game will kick off at 12 p.m. and be shown nationally on ESPN. CBS has a doubleheader that day that will feature Auburn-Texas A&M at 3:30 p.m. and Alabama-LSU at 8 p.m. Georgia’s […] - Full Story

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