ILB coach Ekeler getting to know players, vice versa

Mike Ekeler was unfamiliar to most of the current players on the Georgia team when he was hired after a season at Southern California to coach Georgia’s inside linebackers.

Tim Kimbrough said he already had a good relationship with him because Ekeler recruited Kimbrough when he was co-defensive coordinator at Indiana.

Kimbrough, a sophomore from Indianapolis, chose to go to Georgia, not to stay home, but now Ekeler is his position coach.

“He kind of made a little joke, ‘You thought you were going to get away from me,’” said Kimbrough, who had five tackles as a freshman.

Kimbrough was excited when recruited by Ekeler to Indiana, but not so excited about the team.

“I didn’t want to go to IU because they were just a bad college football team and I felt like going to a good school where I could compete,” Kimbrough said.

Ekeler also coaches senior Ramik Wilson.

“He’s passionate, real passionate,” Wilson said. “He’s hyper, very hyper, but he’s a really good dude, really good coaching. He’s going to help me improve on the things that I need to improve on, all of us as a group and he’s going to make.”

NCAA doesn’t reduce Gurley suspension on Georgia appeal

by Marc Weiszer

Three weeks after Todd Gurley was first suspended by Georgia, there is finally closure. An NCAA reinstatement committee on Thursday night denied the school’s appeal to... Full Story

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