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Nov. 15, 2015

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AUBURN, Ala. | Mark Richt routinely spends time talking about special teams. The Georgia coach always bring up the opposing punter at his Tuesday media session. He’ll drop some nugget of knowledge about the unit, this week’s was that Auburn had allowed the fewest number of punt returns in the SEC with four. While he’ll spend […] - Full Story

AUBURN, Ala. | The SEC East will have at least two new head coaches in 2016 after the news Friday that Missouri’s Gary Pinkel is retiring at the end of the season for health reasons. He has lymphoma, the non-Hodgkin type. Georgia coach Mark Richt posted a message on Twitter Friday afternoon saying he was […] - Full Story

AUBURN, Ala. | On a day Georgia trailed the last place SEC West team at halftime, mustered just 243 yards of total offense and looked like it could be on the ropes again, none of that mattered much when all was said and done. A 20-13 victory over Auburn is sweet for the Bulldogs and their […] - Full Story

AUBURN, Ala. | By the end of the day Saturday, Georgia’s defensive players had handled what Auburn offered up on offense reasonably well during the Bulldogs’ 20-13 victory. They might need to still be on guard for any mishaps involving their assistant coaches. Fiery inside linebackers coach Mike Ekeler briefly put safety Rico McGraw on the […] - Full Story

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Nov. 14, 2015

Grades Offense C+:  The offense was above average. It didn’t reach 100 yards passing, nor did it have a 100-yard rusher, but it never looked totally incompetent. A drop here or slightly miss-thrown ball there prevented more yardage. Quarterback Greyson Lambert looked comfortable in the pocket and the offense, while it only scored one touchdown, […] - Full Story

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AUBURN, Ala. | Wayne Johnson smiling with satisfaction.  That’s who and what Georgia’s 20-13 win at Auburn made me think of, especially in the second half when the Bulldogs pulled away.  In 1986, Georgia beat heavily favored Auburn during a season that ended with eight wins and a loss in the Hall of Fame Bowl.  […] - Full Story

AUBURN, Ala. | This time Jordan-Hare Stadium got mostly quiet after a game-changing fourth quarter play with the outcome still in the balance in the annual Georgia-Auburn rivalry. It was quite a contrast from two years ago when a 73-yard tipped touchdown heave went against Georgia and the home crowd roared with electricity. Isaiah McKenzie […] - Full Story

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Nov. 13, 2015

Dominick Sanders was a senior at Tucker High School two years ago when Georgia’s defense surrendered a 73-yard touchdown pass on fourth-and-18 to Auburn that will live on in the annals of the storied series. “It was a pretty bad play and it had the Georgia team down for a little bit,” the Bulldogs sophomore […] - Full Story

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Nov. 12, 2015

The Wildcat or Wild Dog or whatever you prefer to call it wasn’t a new option when the Bulldogs used it extensively last week against Kentucky. It wasn’t new to Sony Michel. It wasn’t new to Terry Godwin. “He played a little bit of that in high school, so it came kind of natural to […] - Full Story

There hasn’t been nearly as much fuss about Georgia going up against one of its former players this week who now plays for Auburn. Maybe it’s because Tray Matthews was sidelined last week with an ankle injury. Or maybe because he plays safety, not quarterback like Nick Marshall who went 1-1 against Georgia in two […] - Full Story

Tracy Rocker, wearing a blue Auburn jersey No. 74, was on ESPN Classic on Wednesday morning as a showing of the 1986 game against Georgia aired. On Wednesday afternoon, he was wearing a red Georgia jacket on the practice field as the second-year Bulldogs defensive line coach worked his players through a drill for Saturday’s […] - Full Story

Marshall Morgan’s field goal percentage is his lowest since his freshman season, but the Georgia senior doesn’t seem concerned. He actually has a sense of humor about going 12 for 17 this season, a 70.6 percent rate. “I’m just happy I’m not dinging them like freshman year on extra points,” said Morgan, who ranks eighth […] - Full Story

Auburn coach Gus Malzahn was asked if quarterback Jeremy Johnson is definitely starting Saturday over Sean White, who missed the last game with a knee injury. “We’re not ready to make that call yet,” he said. “We’ll see.” … Georgia has practiced this week on the artificial turf fields because the grass fields remain too […] - Full Story

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Nov. 11, 2015

Georgia coach Mark Richt and safety Quincy Mauger can smile about it now. Both were on the Bulldogs sideline at Auburn when the “Prayer in Jordan-Hare” floored the visiting team in 2013. Literally as some Bulldog coaches dropped to the ground. “I mean I hit my knees and then I my chest hit on the […] - Full Story

Malcolm Mitchell is tied for sixth in the SEC in receiving yards with 617 on 43 catches. The Georgia senior was added Monday to the Biletnikoff Award Watch list for an award that goes to the nation’s top receiver (regardless of position), but he would seem to be unlikely to make the cut to the […] - Full Story

Ball security is being emphasized heavily this week after Georgia had three fumbles Saturday against Kentucky, losing two of them. “Guys that hold that ball have to hold it like their life depends on it,” coach Mark Richt said on his radio call-in show Monday night. Georgia has eight lost fumbles in nine games, which […] - Full Story

Outside linebacker Jordan Jenkins has been selected to play in the Senior Bowl all-star game, according to a tweet from his father. Phil Savage, executive director of the game, was in town Monday and watched Georgia’s practice. Jenkins leads Georgia with eight and a half tackles for loss and is second on the team with […] - Full Story

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