Monthly Archives: June 2014

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Jun. 30, 2014

Joseph Ian Davis made an impression on his coaches and teammates during his stint on Georgia’s fall baseball roster. - Full Story

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Yante Maten and Osahen Iduwe are on campus and participating in summer workouts, Georgia basketball coach Mark Fox said during an SEC teleconference Monday. - Full Story

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Georgia’s SEC schedule will include three permanent opponents beginning in the 2015-2016 season and Georgia men’s basketball coach Mark Fox said Monday he would like Florida to be one of them. - Full Story

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Jun. 28, 2014

Georgia will have 8,000 visitor tickets for its 2017 game at Notre Dame, according to an unsigned draft of the agreement obtained through an open records request Friday. Each visiting team has the option to purchase 8,000 tickets for the home-and-home series, which will be played at Notre Dame in 2017 and in Athens in […] - Full Story

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DEAN LEGGE DAWGPOST.COM The race is about to begin for Georgia’s 2015 recruiting class. Ranked in scout.com’s top 10 but with few recruits relative to those surrounding them in the recruiting rankings, Georgia is expected to make a big push in the summer. And there are still many prospects out there, which is where the […] - Full Story

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DEAN LEGGE DEAN@DAWGPOST.COM Three-star Marist OL Sage Hardin picked Georgia on Friday over a slew of schools including Cal and Tennessee. Hardin’s commitment moves Georgia up to No. 8 in Scout.com’s national recruiting rankings. It is the Bulldogs’ 13th commitment of the year. The 6-foot-6, 260-pound Hardin didn’t have an offer from Georgia until two […] - Full Story

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Jun. 26, 2014

Georgia and Notre Dame play a two-game football series beginning in 2017, Georgia athletic director Greg McGarity announced Wednesday. Georgia will travel to South Bend on Sept. 9, 2017. The teams play in Athens on Sept. 21, 2019. “It presents opportunities the institution has never experienced before,” McGarity said. “It’s an opportunity for our fans […] - Full Story

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Jun. 24, 2014

Georgia’s Kendell Williams has become the second true freshman in history to be named a women’s semifinalist for The Bowerman Award, collegiate track and field’s top individual honor. - Full Story

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Entering his third season at Georgia, Todd Gurley is being talked about as a Heisman Trophy candidate and projected an NFL first-round draft pick. - Full Story

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Jun. 23, 2014

Although Georgia’s Kendell Williams held great hopes for a special freshman year in Athens, never in her wildest dreams did she think she’d accomplish so much in just 10 months. - Full Story

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Georgia has hired former college coach and offensive analyst Ronnie Letson as Director of Player Personnel. - Full Story

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Jun. 21, 2014

LONDON | Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka and the highest-ranked American man, former Georgia tennis star John Isner, have been elected to the ATP Player Council. - Full Story

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Jun. 20, 2014

PITTSBURGH | Despite leaving his graduate assistant coaching position at Colorado State this year, Joey Porter is still teaching football. - Full Story

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Joey Garber’s first two weeks as a professional golfer could have left his head spinning. - Full Story

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Jun. 19, 2014

As spring practices wrapped up at Georgia, first-year defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt wanted to see more guiding lights from his most seasoned players. - Full Story

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Georgia made a couple of football players available Thursday to talk about the Special Forces-style training players did over the weekend as a team-building exercise. Sophomore backup linebacker Ryne Rankin was the lone defensive player. Naturally, he got questions about what’s happened on defense this offseason when safeties Josh Harvey-Clemons and Tray Matthews got kicked […] - Full Story

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Jun. 18, 2014

Georgia freshman Kendell Williams has completed the sweep by being named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association indoor and outdoor National Women’s Field Athlete of the Year. - Full Story

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Hunter Atkinson was a late addition to Georgia’s recruiting class on the eve of national signing day, but the tight end from West Hall High School in Oakwood has decided to walk away from the Bulldogs and football. “We will miss Hunter in our freshman class but understand his decision and wish him nothing but […] - Full Story

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When Georgia signed Shattle Fenteng in February out of Hutchinson Community College in Kansas, he looked like he could be an impact recruit. The turbulent offseason for the Georgia secondary means the Bulldogs need the 6-foot-1 ½, 185-pound Fenteng to be ready to contribute, perhaps even start, now more than ever. I caught up with […] - Full Story

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Jun. 16, 2014

A warning about those betting lines circulated that have Georgia favored in all but one game for this coming season. The Bulldogs were favored in every game by the same Golden Nugget lines last summer and finished with an 8-5 overall record. In case you missed it, here are the lines this time around: vs. […] - Full Story

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Jun. 15, 2014

At Jeremy Pruitt’s introductory news conference in January, Georgia coach Mark Richt said his new defensive coordinator’s résumé spoke for itself. Pruitt had a national championship pedigree from coaching at Florida State and Alabama. He won two state titles as a defensive assistant coach at Hoover (Ala.) High School. He also served in an off-field […] - Full Story

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EUGENE, Ore. | Georgia’s men and women combined to post their top combined finish in history as the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships wrapped up on Saturday. The Lady Bulldogs scored 35 points, thanks in part to two individual champions, to finish fifth behind Texas A&M (75), Texas (66), Oregon (59) and Florida (55). […] - Full Story

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Jun. 14, 2014

Former Georgia safety Tray Matthews announced on social media on Saturday that he will continue his college career playing for Auburn. Matthews joins another player who was dismissed by Georgia to land at Auburn, joining Nick Marshall, the Tigers starting quarterback. “I’m truly blessed for this opportunity and second chance that God and Coach Gus […] - Full Story

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Jun. 13, 2014

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. | Andrew Gemmell, a recent Georgia graduate, won the 10-kilometer title at the United States Open Water Nationals on Friday at Castaic Lake. Gemmell, representing Nation’s Capital Swim Club, earned a spot on the United States’ 2014 Pan Pacific Championships and 2015 World Championships teams. He finished Friday’s race with a time […] - Full Story

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EUGENE, Ore. | On Friday the 13th in Eugene, Ore., Georgia scored 13 points in the heptathlon to pace the Bulldog attack during the third day of the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Friday. True freshman Kendell Williams scored 5,854 points to edge San Diego State senior Allison Reaser (5,836) for the heptathlon […] - Full Story

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