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Sep. 17, 2016

COLOMBIA, MO. | Georgia sophomore cornerback Juwuan Briscoe and his secondary mates in general had a rough first-half during which Missouri quarterback Drew Lock threw for a whopping 322 yards and two touchdowns. Briscoe, a product of Waldorf, Md., recovered a fumble on a Missouri completion in the second quarter after cornerback Aaron Davis knocked […] - Full Story

COLOMBIA, Mo. | Christian Payne became a frequent target out of the backfield for Jacob Eason in the first half Saturday against Missouri. Eason and Payne connected on four passes for 34 yards, including the junior fullback’s first touchdown for the Bulldogs on a 2-yard screen. Eason hit the 6-foot-1, 242-pounder from Prince Avenue Christian […] - Full Story

COLOMBIA, Mo. | Freshman Solomon Kindley made his Georgia debut when he lined up at right guard on a third-and-1 in the second quarter. Georgia got stopped short of the marker, but an illegal substitution penalty gave the Bulldogs the first down. Also playing for the first time were freshman running back Elijah Holyfield on […] - Full Story

COLUMBIA, Mo. | Welcome to Faurot Field, where Georgia’s Kirby Smart and Missouri’s Barry Odom will make their head coaching debuts in SEC play. These teams have squared off four times previously when Mark Richt and Gary Pinkel were coaches. After 15 seasons at their programs, change came. Pinkel retired and Richt was dismissed and landed […] - Full Story

COLUMBIA, Mo. | No. 16 Georgia’s visit to Missouri features two first-year coaches making their Southeastern Conference debuts. Georgia’s Kirby Smart, who was a defensive back for the Bulldogs from 1995-98, and Missouri’s Barry Odom, who played linebacker for the Tigers from 1996-99, are eager to get their first conference win at the helm of […] - Full Story

Four-star ranked wide receiver Mark Webb announced Friday night on Facebook Live he will play his college football at Georgia. The 6-foot-2, 199-pound receiver from Archbishop Wood High School in Warminster, Pa. chose the Bulldogs over nearly two dozen other schools, including Alabama, North Carolina and Penn State. Webb joins his friend running back D’Andre Swift, […] - Full Story

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Sep. 16, 2016

There was such a pall over the Georgia football team the last time it traveled to play Missouri it felt like the program had just lost a loved one, center Brandon Kublanow remembers. “It was like your grandma died or something,” the senior said this week before No. 16 Georgia headed to Columbia, Mo., for […] - Full Story

Missouri pass protection vs. Georgia outside linebackers Missouri threw 40 passes in its 61-21 shellacking of Eastern Michigan a week ago and didn’t surrender a single sack. Georgia got to Drew Lock four times in the Bulldogs’ 9-6 victory in Athens last season, including one sack by outside linebacker Davin Bellamy. The redshirt junior and […] - Full Story

CUT DOWN ON TURNOVERS Nicholls State started drives at the Georgia 30-, 7- and 9-yard lines after three turnovers. Those were turned into two touchdowns and a field goal. The Bulldogs can’t afford to be giving away short fields against a Missouri team that looked explosive last week. It would help if Georgia’s defense responded […] - Full Story

OFFENSE EDGE: EVEN Missouri’s offense looked like world-beaters last week, but they were rolling up 647 yards of total offense against an Eastern Michigan team that ranked 122 nd in the FBS last year in total defense and 119 th in passing defense. Still, Drew Lock looks much improved from last season when he was […] - Full Story

When Georgia’s Kirby Smart talked this week about how Missouri’s offense this season with quarterback Drew Lock is making defenses cover the field from one sideline to the other, it may have sounded like typical coachspeak. It also rang true based on how Lock stretched Eastern Michigan all over the field to the tune of […] - Full Story

Georgia junior tight end Jeb Blazevich was named to the 2016 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team on Thursday.  Blazevich is one of 12 players from the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) selected based on their commitment to community service. For 25 years, the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) has recognized a select group of college […] - Full Story

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Sep. 14, 2016

One of Georgia’s decisions on its travel roster for Saturday’s game at Missouri looks like it has been made due to injury. Freshman wide receiver Riley Ridley was on the side and not practicing Wednesday while wearing a cast on his right arm, It could be a wrist/hand injury. Ridley has played in both games […] - Full Story

During the two periods of practice open to the media Tuesday, there was a clear pecking order among the top two Georgia quarterbacks that coaches are considering for the starting job for Saturday’s game at Missouri. Fifth-year senior Greyson Lambert went first. Freshman Jacob Eason was second. It may or may not be a harbinger […] - Full Story

Georgia will open its 2017 SEC football schedule at home against Mississippi State and play South Carolina in November for the first time since 1980 before the Gamecocks joined the SEC. The opponents were already known for Georgia next season, but the schedule release on Tuesday night provided the dates. Mississippi State visits Georgia on […] - Full Story

Georgia’s 2016 signing class included three five-star prospects. You know all about Jacob Eason, the quarterback who made his first college start last week. Isaac Nauta has played in both games for a Bulldogs offense that has gone tight end heavy so far this season. He’s still seeking his first college catch. Then there’s Mecole […] - Full Story

Early in preseason practices last month, Georgia coach Kirby Smart had some words with mega-talented defensive tackle Trenton Thompson. He wanted of one of the nation’s most sought after recruits in 2015 to pick it up more often. “He’s got to improve body language,” Smart said then. “Sometimes he looks like he’s not into it […] - Full Story

Georgia has only two games of film from this season to study Missouri and its new offensive coordinator, but Josh Heupel went up against Kirby Smart’s defense at Alabama a few years ago. Heupel was co-offensive coordinator at Oklahoma when the No. 11 Sooners upset No. 3 Alabama 45-31 in the Sugar Bowl at the […] - Full Story

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Sep. 12, 2016

Sunday is the off day for players on the Georgia football team. So when center Brandon Kublanow spoke with the media at lunchtime Monday he had yet to meet with offensive line coach Sam Pittman about the Bulldogs underwhelming run blocking showing in Saturday’s way-too-close -for-comfort 26-24 win over FCS Nicholls State. The senior had […] - Full Story

Another game week has brought continued quarterback intrigue at Georgia. The Bulldogs enter their SEC opener the same way they did their season opener and the same way they did their home opener in week two–with fifth-year senior Greyson Lambert and true freshman Jacob Eason in the mix for the starting job. Coach Kirby Smart […] - Full Story

Georgia defensive end Jonathan Ledbetter will miss his third game Saturday due to suspension after two alcohol-related arrests. “No,” coach Kirby Smart simply said when asked if he will play at Missouri. Ledbetter missed the first two games, which was mandated by Georgia Athletic Association policy for a DUI on July 10. That was his […] - Full Story

Georgia’s football game at Ole Miss will have an early start Sept. 24 in Oxford. The matchup against the No. 19 Rebels will kickoff at noon ET, which is 11 a.m. local time. It will be shown on ESPN. The teams haven’t played since a 37-10 Georgia win in Athens in 2012. The Bulldogs last […] - Full Story

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Sep. 11, 2016

There weren’t any particular signs ahead of time for Kirby Smart that told him what was coming. That Georgia would go from the week one high of beating a top 25 North Carolina team to the week two low of slogging through a 26-24 win against Nicholls State, an FCS program that went 9-48 the […] - Full Story

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Sep. 10, 2016

Georgia running back Nick Chubb had put up at least 100 yards rushing for 14 straight games except for the Tennessee game last Oct. 10 where a devastating knee injury ended his season. So that makes his 80 yards and a touchdown on 20 carries Saturday against Nicholls State so surprising. “They played harder than […] - Full Story

Sanford Stadium public address announcer Brook Whitmire got the crowd riled up with his pregame introduction of Georgia’s quarterback starter. “From Lake Stevens, Washington, No. 10 Jacob Eason,” he said. That was met with five seconds of hearty applause. Eason became just the fifth true freshman quarterback in Georgia history to start but coach Kirby […] - Full Story