Monthly Archives: December 2012

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Dec. 31, 2012

ORLANDO, Fla. — Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez has watched his share of Georgia film to prepare for today’s Capital One Bowl. - Full Story

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Georgia’s coaches may have a good feel for whether underclassmen considering leaving for the NFL will go or stay, but Richt didn’t want to talk about that much on the eve of the game - Full Story

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Georgia donated about 1,000 of its unsold Capital One Bowl tickets from an allotment of 12,500 to local charities, according to athletic director Greg McGarity. The school sold about 10,000 and is selling what’s left in Orlando. - Full Story

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Take a good look at Georgia’s defense today in the Capital One Bowl. - Full Story

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KISSIMMEE, Fla.—Just passing along some quick updates following the first day of practice for the Under Armour All-America game. The practices are being held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports at the Disney World resort complex before Friday’s game in St. Petersburg. –Receiver Tramel Terry from Goose Creek, S.C., said he will undergo ACL […] - Full Story

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Dec. 30, 2012

ORLANDO, Fla. — The only freshman to start every game this season for Georgia isn’t star tailback Todd Gurley. - Full Story

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Junior linebacker Jarvis Jones hasn’t said yet that he’s leaving for the NFL, but if he does go as expected, he’d like to live up to the No. 1 ranking that ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper has for him. “If I decide to come out, I’m going to train to be No. 1,” he said. “I’m not just going to train to be in the top 10 or top five, I’m going to train to be the No. 1 draft pick.” … With nose guard John Jenkins (academics) out for the bowl game, only safety Shawn Williams and cornerback Damian Swann are poised to start every game this season for the defense. … Quarterback Aaron Murray’s parents and brother Josh, a former walk-on safety for the Bulldogs, attended practice Sunday. - Full Story

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ORLANDO, Fla. — There seemed to be less optimism from Georgia coach Mark Richt on Sunday about how much defensive end Abry Jones would be able to contribute — of if he’ll contribute at all — in the bowl game. Jones is trying to return after missing the last six games following ankle surgery. - Full Story

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ORLANDO, Fla. — There would typically be no reason for a starting offensive lineman for Nebraska to feel a connection to a player who finished his college career at Georgia 15 years ago. - Full Story

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Safety Bacarri Rambo already had his game face on more than 48 hours before kickoff. - Full Story

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  Georgia fans loved what David Pollack brought to the football field in his four seasons with the Bulldogs. The phrase “non-stop motor” became a cliché to describe what he did from 2001-04 when the defensive end had 36 sacks and was a three-time All-American. Now he’s not loved quite as much in his ever […] - Full Story

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Dec. 29, 2012

GAMEDAY

Special Gameday Preview! - Full Story

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Nemanja Djurisic snapped out of a rut to help keep Georgia on a roll. The Bulldogs’ 6-foot-8 forward scored career-high 21 points off the bench as Georgia overcame a rocky second half to defeat Florida A&M 82-73 and win its third straight game on Saturday at Stegeman Coliseum. “The truth is, I haven’t been playing […] - Full Story

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ORLANDO, Fla. — The black eye Wisconsin left on Nebraska’s ‘Blackshirts’ defense after its 70-31 knockout in the Big Ten championship game still remains fresh as the Cornhuskers get ready to take on Georgia in the Capital One Bowl. - Full Story

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ORLANDO, Fla. — The open competition for starting jobs on the offensive line won’t create any changes in the Bulldogs front five. - Full Story

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What’s a trip to Orlando, Fla., without visiting a theme park or two? The Georgia football team continued its Capital One Bowl preparations with an early practice on Saturday before a few players took a quick trip to Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. Here’s some footage from the visit, courtesy of Disney. And here’s some video […] - Full Story

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Aaron Murray would have had quite the story to tell one day if that pass in the final seconds in the Southeastern Conference championship game landed in Malcolm Mitchell’s hands in the end zone instead of being tipped and caught short of the goal line. - Full Story

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Keith Marshall didn’t make much noise in the Southeastern Conference championship game, but the Georgia tailback will go up against a Nebraska team in Tuesday’s Capital One Bowl that was burned by big plays on the perimeter in its last game, a 70-31 thrashing by Wisconsin in the Big Ten championship. - Full Story

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FIVE KEYS - Full Story

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With his final game as a Bulldog on the horizon, Sanders Commings has begun to reflect on his college career. - Full Story

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For all that senior Ty Frix has achieved during his four seasons as Georgia’s snapper, it was his first accomplishment that he best remembers. - Full Story

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Marlon Brown’s torn ACL ended his Georgia career on Nov. 3 against Ole Miss, but it hasn’t kept the receiver from enjoying the bowl experience. - Full Story

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Saturday marked four weeks since Georgia played in the SEC title game to Alabama. Richt sounded antsy for the Bulldogs to play again when he was asked if he’s having fun. “I’d have more fun if the game was today or tomorrow,” he said. “After a while you’re like, ‘Let’s just play the thing.’ You’re into practice 12, 13 or 14 and the game plan, you’ve been here having a good time for sure, but after a while you’re like, ‘Let’s just play.’ As a matter of fact, I’d be for practicing three days, play the game and then hang out three days afterwards and really enjoy the thing.” … Linebacker Jarvis Jones was supposed to attend a Saturday afternoon bowl news conference, but defensive lineman Garrison Smith replaced him. It turned out audio problems that almost delayed the news conference caused concern he would miss a regular treatment time scheduled. … Georgia practiced with some rain on Saturday morning. Richt was so pleased with Friday’s practice that he took out competitive work to focus more on fundamentals and going up against the scout team … Tailback Richard Samuel (shoulder) practiced in a regular jersey. … Nebraska linebacker Will Compton on playing in Orlando: “Since we’ve been down here, we’ve already had a few people walk up to us and hope we beat Georgia,” he said of Florida fans. “You can feel that rivalry down here already.” - Full Story

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Ever notice how much better dinner is when you are in a good mood? Setting and atmosphere affect how we enjoy any experience, but attitude may be the most influential of all when it comes to elevating our pleasure. - Full Story

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Keith Marshall didn’t make much noise in the Southeastern Conference championship game, but the Georgia tailback will go up against a Nebraska team in Tuesday’s Capital One Bowl that was burned by big plays on the perimeter in its last game, a 70-31 thrashing by Wisconsin in the Big Ten championship. - Full Story

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