Monthly Archives: July 2014

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Jul. 31, 2014

Georgia players are hunkering down for an extended camp stay this year as the Bulldogs open preseason practices Friday afternoon. With classes at the university starting a week later than in the last several years, the Bulldogs will practice over a 16-day stretch before breaking before the start of classes on Aug. 18. The Bulldogs […] - Full Story

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Georgia landed in the top 15 in the preseason college football coaches‚Äô poll for the third straight season. The Bulldogs checked in at No. 12 Thursday when what‚Äôs now called the Amway Coaches Poll was released. Georgia began last season ranked No. 5 in the coaches‚Äô poll but ended it unranked after a 24-19 Gator […] - Full Story

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Georgia fans in the Athens area that get Charter cable in their homes won‚Äôt have to worry about missing the Bulldogs‚Äô football game on the SEC Network on Sept. 20. When the ESPN-owned network launches in two weeks, Charter Communications expects to carry the sports channel. ‚ÄúCharter has an agreement that we are currently finalizing […] - Full Story

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Jul. 30, 2014

Depth at wide receiver has gone from a concern this spring to what looks like a strength in the eyes of offensive coordinator Mike Bobo as Georgia opens preseason practices on Friday. The return of Malcolm Mitchell and Justin Scott-Wesley from injuries will help. A couple of freshmen and the additions of Brendan Langley from […] - Full Story

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The number of players gone from the Georgia defense this offseason has been a growing storyline. Many of those remaining that Jeremy Pruitt will try to mold into a championship unit in his first season as Bulldogs defensive coordinator have transformed their bodies. They have a different look from the end of spring practices to […] - Full Story

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Two days before preseason practices begin, Georgia defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt and offensive coordinator Mike Bobo provided updates today on their respective units. Here are some quick hitters from each. First from Pruitt: –On how his preparation for the season has been impacted by the offseason attrition: ‚ÄúTo me, I don‚Äôt know. Everybody had a […] - Full Story

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Jul. 29, 2014

Greg McGarity‚Äôs beach vacation last week didn‚Äôt have as much rest and relaxation as the Georgia athletic director would have preferred. ‚ÄúLet‚Äôs just say it was frequently interrupted,‚Äù he said Tuesday. Back home, two Georgia football players were arrested bringing the total this offseason in the program to seven. Defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor was dismissed […] - Full Story

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Georgia released an updated football roster on Tuesday. You can find the jersey numbers for the newcomers on there. They include duplicate 7s (Lorenzo Carter and Jacob Park) and 31s (Shattle Fenteng and Chris Conley). Also noticeable are some weights that have gone up and down in numbers that are changed on the roster for […] - Full Story

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Jul. 28, 2014

Athens-Clarke County police on Monday provided more details about the DUI and speeding arrest of University of Georgia linebacker Davin Bellamy early Saturday. - Full Story

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Former University of Georgia and Team USA track and field standout Torrin Lawrence was killed early Monday when a tractor-trailer hit his car on Interstate 75 near Cordele, the school has confirmed. He was 25. - Full Story

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Former University of Georgia and Team USA track and field standout Torrin Lawrence was killed early Monday when a tractor trailer hit his car on Interstate 75 near Cordele, the school has confirmed. He was 25. - Full Story

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Athens-Clarke County police on Monday provided more details about the DUI and speeding arrest of University of Georgia linebacker Davin Bellamy early Saturday. Bellamy was clocked traveling at 52 mph in a 35-mph zone heading east on College Station Road in Athens at 2:58 a.m. when his 2001 Volvo was pulled over in the Kroger […] - Full Story

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Jul. 27, 2014

An offseason that began with an entirely new defensive staff coming aboard and brought a wave of player departures‚Äîwith several sent packing‚Äîmakes way for preparations that begin in earnest this week for Georgia. Players officially report on Thursday and preseason football practices get underway on Friday. Coach Mark Richt was upbeat at SEC Media Days […] - Full Story

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Jul. 26, 2014

An offseason that began with an entirely new defensive staff coming aboard and brought a wave of player departures—with several sent packing—makes way for preparations that begin in earnest this week for Georgia. - Full Story

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Georgia started spring practices with the arrest of four players hanging over the program. It will open preseason practices on Friday following two more arrests this past week. Linebacker Davin Bellamy was jailed early Saturday morning on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding. “Would like to apologize to #dawgnation for my […] - Full Story

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Jul. 25, 2014

One of the nation‚Äôs top wide receiver recruits for 2016 turned himself in Friday in Athens after an arrest warrant was issued three days earlier on a charge of felony first degree burglary. He was released less than an hour later. Darnell Salomon returned to Georgia from his home in Miramar, Fla. He posted a […] - Full Story

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Georgia is sticking to its plan to play in the NIT Season Tip-Off even though the men‚Äôs basketball tournament will have a scaled-down field this year. The November tournament is shaping up to have eight teams in it instead of 16 but uncertainty surrounding the event remains. ‚ÄúWe‚Äôre still committed,‚Äù Georgia executive associate athletic director […] - Full Story

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Jul. 24, 2014

Georgia’s hot streak in recruiting is still gaining momentum. this time with a commitment from the No. 8 overall player in Louisiana. - Full Story

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When is the last time Georgia went into Louisiana and pulled a top prospect away from the in-state Tigers and programs from neighboring Texas? - Full Story

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Georgia was hit with injuries at every offensive skill position last season. There were season-ending ACL injuries to receivers Malcolm Mitchell and Justin Scott-Wesley, tailback Keith Marshall and quarterback Aaron Murray. Tight end wasn‚Äôt immune to the walking wounded. Jay Rome missed the final four games with a right foot injury and didn‚Äôt practice this […] - Full Story

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Jul. 23, 2014

Last week’s look at Mark Richt’s career at Georgia (found here) led to a few readers asking for some deeper insight into how the coach’s numbers compared to others. Some mentioned contemporaries, like Nick Saban and Les Miles, and a few others asked about coaching legends like Vince Dooley and Paul “Bear” Bryant. So I […] - Full Story

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While fans and players count down to the start of the 2014 football season, Georgia already has set an important date for 2015. The G-Day spring football game is scheduled to be held on Saturday April 11, 2015. In case you are wondering, that is the same weekend as the Masters golf tournament in Augusta. […] - Full Story

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An arrest warrant has been issued for an elite wide receiver prospect out of Florida who attended Georgia‚Äôs Dawg Night camp last week. Darnell Salomon is accused of felony burglary after two female athletes reported items missing from a dorm room. After an investigation by University of Georgia police, a warrant was issued on Tuesday. […] - Full Story

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Jul. 22, 2014

ATLANTA | Georgia men‚Äôs tennis rising senior Nathan Pasha suffered a 6-2, 7-5 loss to world No. 84-ranked Lukas Lacko of Slovakia in Tuesday night‚Äôs first round singles match in the main draw of the BB&T Atlanta Open at Atlantic Station.

The BB&T Open is the first event in the men’s Emirates Airline US Open series. Pasha played in the main draw for the first time tonight after appearances in the qualifying the previous two summers. - Full Story

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ATLANTA | Georgia men‚Äôs tennis rising senior Nathan Pasha suffered a 6-2, 7-5 loss to world No. 84-ranked Lukas Lacko of Slovakia in Tuesday night‚Äôs first round singles match in the main draw of the BB&T Atlanta Open at Atlantic Station.

The BB&T Open is the first event in the men’s Emirates Airline US Open series. Pasha played in the main draw for the first time tonight after appearances in the qualifying the previous two summers. - Full Story

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