Monthly Archives: August 2013

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Aug. 31, 2013

CLEMSON, S.C.— Lifting the lid on its season against a top-10 opponent certainly brought Georgia plenty of attention again this year, but again the Bulldogs couldn’t translate it into victory. - Full Story

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CLEMSON, S.C. — College football got what it expected Saturday night. - Full Story

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CLEMSON — In a 38-35 loss where Georgia logged more rushing and passing yards than Clemson, the Bulldogs’ offensive line struggled to find consistency. The Bulldogs rushed for 222 yards and passed for 323 in Saturday night’s game, but those stats couldn’t beat Clemson. Junior offensive tackle Kolton Houston made his career debut in the […] - Full Story

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CLEMSON, S.C. — Georgia’s young defense got the test it expected, just not the results it wanted in Saturday’s 38-35 loss to Clemson. The game marked the college debut for three starters in the secondary and was the first time since 2002 that coach Mark Richt started a true freshman on that side of the […] - Full Story

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CLEMSON, S.C.—Greetings from Death Valley (not the one in Baton Rouge) for a game that has just a little build-up. Both Georgia and Clemson have been pointing to this matchup for months. College GameDay did their four-hour pregame show on campus here. Ticket demand, as you might expect is through the roof. The average ticket […] - Full Story

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Aug. 30, 2013

The Georgia volleyball team took a 3-0 (25-20, 25-22, 25-15) win over Lipscomb in its season opener on Friday in the Bulldog Invitational at the Ramsey Student Center. - Full Story

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The Georgia soccer team posted its highest-scoring output of the young season Friday night, earning a 3-0 win over in-state rival Mercer in the home opener at the UGA Soccer Stadium. - Full Story

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Classic reunion: UGA, Clemson revive historic rivalry with high-stakes opener Slideshow: Georgia’s five keys to the game Murray, Boyd put aside friendship for chance at greatness Special teams staple Sailors soaking it all up in final season Slideshow: UGA-Clemson, who has the edge? Get a free, interactive version of “Gameday” on your iPad Georgia’s ground […] - Full Story

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There’s been a lot of attention focused–rightly so–on Georgia’s freshmen that will debut in the secondary Saturday against Clemson. Cornerback Brendan Langley and safety Tray Matthews are expected to start and cornerback Shaq Wiggins, another freshman, also made noise this preseason. Another young guy, sophomore Sheldon Dawson, also steps into an expanded role in the […] - Full Story

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Besides the offensive leadership of quarterback Aaron Murray, one of the constants of the last four Georgia football seasons has been the vision of Blake Sailors racing down the field on the Bulldogs’ punt coverage squad. - Full Story

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Two proud programs with national title aspirations will have the attention of the college football world on the season-opening weekend. - Full Story

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George Whitfield was convinced Aaron Murray was going to head back to Athens early. - Full Story

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CLEMSON, S.C. — Georgia and Clemson are evenly matched in several areas. Both have starting quarterbacks who are Heisman Trophy contenders and defenses that are works in progress. - Full Story

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As far as opening assignments go, Georgia’s secondary got a doozy: Heisman Trophy candidate quarterback Tajh Boyd and some talented receivers. - Full Story

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The Georgia volleyball team took a 3-0 (25-20, 25-22, 25-15) win over Lipscomb in its season opener on Friday in the Bulldog Invitational at the Ramsey Student Center. - Full Story

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The Georgia soccer team posted its highest-scoring output of the young season Friday night, earning a 3-0 win over in-state rival Mercer in the home opener at the UGA Soccer Stadium. - Full Story

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The Georgia soccer team posted its highest-scoring output of the young season Friday night, earning a 3-0 win over in-state rival Mercer in the home opener at the UGA Soccer Stadium. - Full Story

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The Georgia volleyball team took a 3-0 (25-20, 25-22, 25-15) win over Lipscomb in its season opener on Friday in the Bulldog Invitational at the Ramsey Student Center. - Full Story

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Georgia beat writer Marc Weiszer and sports editor Chris White break down the biggest storylines as No. 5 Georgia gets ready to travel to No. 8 Clemson for a season-opening matchup that hasn’t been played since 2003. If you’re an iPad user, check out our new issue of “Gameday,” which is free this week. Click […] - Full Story

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Aug. 29, 2013

New University of Georgia president Jere Morehead offered his perspective on the world of college athletics, which seems to be at a crossroads, during an interview with the Athens Banner-Herald this week. - Full Story

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Jere Morehead was a first-year law student at the University of Georgia in 1977. - Full Story

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NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon was in Athens on Thursday doing work with Campus Kitchens at UGA, and he made a stop at Butts-Mehre to meet with the UGA football team, and gave them a pep talk. Learning from a champion today. Big thanks to NASCAR Champion Jeff Gordon for stopping by and speaking to our […] - Full Story

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The Georgia-Clemson top-10 clash Saturday features two explosive offenses and two defenses with some question marks. No wonder the over-under of 71 set by sports books is the highest ever for a Georgia game. At least that’s according to Brandon Pertner of Phil Steele Publications. His records of the combined total points set for games […] - Full Story

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Aug. 28, 2013

Rumor has it, Georgia coach Mark Richt said this week, that Clemson is shooting for 90 snaps a game on offense. - Full Story

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The last time Georgia played at Clemson, Athens’ own Billy Bennett booted three field goals in a row, including one from 42 yards, in a 30-0 win. - Full Story

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