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Apr. 12, 2015

Marshall Morgan made 1 of 2 field goals Saturday, continuing a spring where he’s hit 50 percent in each scrimmage. He’s a combined 6 of 12, including a miss from 42 yards on G-Day and converting from 25. “It’s spring,” Morgan said. “That’s when you get everything cleaned up. Summer you just focus on the […] - Full Story

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Tackle Kendall Baker, who had been one of the top reserve offensive lineman this spring, did not take part in G-Day. Coach Mark Richt said on the radio that Baker has an eye injury sustained from an automobile airbag. …Wide receiver Isaiah McKenzie is likely out for the spring after pulling a hamstring on a […] - Full Story

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Apr. 11, 2015

Perhaps the biggest stars that will make plays this fall in Sanford Stadium won’t be the featured attractions in Saturday’s Georgia spring game. Outside linebacker Leonard Floyd, who bypassed the NFL draft to stick around with the Bulldogs, is sidelined this spring while recovering from shoulder surgery. Tailback Nick Chubb, fresh off a 1,547-yard rushing […] - Full Story

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Apr. 10, 2015

Georgia’s secondary entered last season as an area of uncertainty. This spring there is more stability on the Bulldogs’ back end of the defense with four starters returning for year two under Jeremy Pruitt. Not that the Georgia defensive coordinator and secondary coach wants his guys to feel comfortable. He reminded during one spring practice […] - Full Story

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Apr. 8, 2015

Georgia’s most experienced wide receiver sat down with his new position coach in February to set the tone for this season. Malcolm Mitchell hardly needed any sort of introduction to Bryan McClendon, who shifted from running backs coach after six seasons to wide receivers coach. “I knew coach McClendon, he’s been here since I’ve been […] - Full Story

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Wide receivers coach Bryan McClendon singled out Malcolm Mitchell, Isaiah McKenzie and Reggie Davis as players at his position having good springs.  Coach Mark Richt avoided identifying receivers on the other end of the spectrum that have struggled catching the ball.  “It’s still inconsistent overall,” Richt said. “I’m not going to call names out, but […] - Full Story

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Georgia tailback Keith Marshall returned to the practice field Tuesday afternoon after being sidelined with a pulled hamstring, but his status for Saturday’s G-Day game remains uncertain. Coach Mark Richt said Marshall isn’t at 100 percent, “but he did get reps. He got more work than I thought he would.” Fans haven’t seen Marshall carry […] - Full Story

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Ramik Wilson is out of the mix at inside linebacker for Georgia after his college career wrapped up. That doesn’t mean he’s without a rooting interest as Reggie Carter and Tim Kimbrough try to secure starting spots. “I’m pulling for Reggie and Tim,” Wilson said. “They sat their turn and waited and learned everything from […] - Full Story

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Apr. 7, 2015

Another week, another batch of Georgia football players making an impression in spring practices. The Bulldogs have completed 10 of their 15 workouts with two more to go before Saturday’s G-Day spring game, including a Tuesday afternoon practice. Here are players and (a position group) that have caught our attention: THE TIGHT ENDS While the […] - Full Story

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Apr. 6, 2015

Another week, another batch of Georgia football players making an impression in spring practices. The Bulldogs have completed 10 of their 15 workouts with two more to go before Saturday’s G-Day spring game, including a Tuesday afternoon practice. Here are players and (a position group) that have caught our attention: The tight ends While the […] - Full Story

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Georgia’s three-player battle for the starting quarterback job looks like it’s turned into a two-horse race. Brice Ramsey and Faton Bauta rotated between the first and second team offenses in the second scrimmage of the spring Saturday morning. Jacob Park, the other challenger for the spot, did not get any first team reps for the […] - Full Story

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Apr. 2, 2015

From starter on Georgia’s defensive line two years ago to seldom-used last season, this is a spring of renewal for Chris Mayes to make his move again to get on the field more. “I’m just trying to work back to what made me successful,” the senior out of Griffin said. Mayes started eight games in […] - Full Story

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Apr. 1, 2015

Malkom Parrish is running with the starters at cornerback, but isn’t getting too comfortable. “That’s just the rotation for now,” he said Tuesday. “In my eyes, I really don’t have a starting spot so I’m going to keep working, keep grinding every day to try to get that spot.” There’s an opening in the secondary […] - Full Story

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Georgia returned to the practice field Tuesday after the first spring scrimmage with some changes made on defense. Junior college transfer Chuks Amaechi was working at outside linebacker, where he got plenty of attention from assistant coach Kevin Sherrer. Redshirt freshman Keyon Brown moved from outside linebacker to the defensive line and freshman Natrez Patrick […] - Full Story

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Collin Barber has felt the heat of another punter capable of taking away his job the last couple of seasons. Not so much right now. With Adam Erickson departed, the rising senior Barber doesn’t have someone pushing him this spring at Georgia like coach Mark Richt would like. “When he does it right, it’s been […] - Full Story

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Mar. 30, 2015

Georgia is at the midway portion of its spring football practices. There’s still two more scrimmages (including the April 11 G-Day) to go. Practices won’t wrap up until two weeks from Thursday, but here are five players that seem to be trending upwards. — Wide receiver Isaiah McKenzie. Injuries left Georgia with just four scholarship […] - Full Story

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Mar. 29, 2015

Working to identify the possible starting quarterback remains a high priority this spring at Georgia but there are other issues, perhaps more pressing, for the offense. Keith Marshall’s hamstring injury left him a spectator Saturday afternoon in Sanford Stadium along with fellow tailback Sony Michel for the first spring scrimmage. The wide receivers are “really […] - Full Story

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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. 20, 2015

In the first few days of spring practice, senior Josh Dawson and his counterparts on the defensive line are just trying to get back in the swing of things. “We’re working on footwork, hand placement, just getting the basics down,” Dawson said after Georgia’s second day of spring workouts Thursday. “Trying to knock the rust off […] - 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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