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Jan. 17, 2015

Turnovers and missed free throws seem to be contagious in the Georgia basketball program this season. Just as the men’s team showed improvement in those areas, the No. 18 Lady Bulldogs (15-3, 3-2) team dropped its second Southeastern Conference game to Ole Miss because of those errors. “I’d say without question the points off the […] - Full Story

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Jan. 16, 2015

Two Georgia football early enrollees underwent surgeries this month for injuries prior to arriving on campus. Defensive end Michael Barnett from Ridgeville, S.C., is expected to miss spring practices. He had surgery this week for a “pre-existing right shoulder labral injury,” according to UGA. He is expected to fully participate in practices this fall. Outside […] - Full Story

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Jan. 15, 2015

Back inside Stegeman Coliseum. That’s where the No. 7 Georgia Gymdogs will be Friday night at 7 p.m. for their first Southeastern Conference meet of the season. But the matchup with Missouri (2-0) won’t be the first time spent on the home mats this week. After losing to then-No. 8 Michigan last Saturday, Georgia coach […] - Full Story

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New Georgia offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer will be paid $950,000 annually, increasing the investment the school is putting into Mark Richt’s top assistants. Only two offensive coordinators in 2014 were paid more nationally. LSU’s Cam Cameron made $1.32 million, and Clemson’s Chad Morris (now SMU head coach) $1.3 million, according to USA Today. Schottenheimer, who […] - Full Story

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Georgia football coaches have hit the road now that the recruiting dead period is over. Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page of the Athens Banner-Herald get the lowdown on “Bulldog Bytes” on how Georgia’s 2015 class is shaping up from Chad Simmons, national recruiting analyst for Scout.com. We also look at new titles for Georgia assistant […] - Full Story

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Jan. 14, 2015

The Georgia women’s basketball team won’t be facing the same Ole Miss team it saw last season. Dubbed the, “most improved team in the league,” by Georgia coach Andy Landers, the new version of the Rebels (13-4, 3-1) has already won more games, overall and conference, than the Rebels saw in their entire 2013-2014 season. […] - Full Story

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Georgia’s most pressing post-bowl business to attend to was filling a couple of spots on Mark Richt’s coaching staff, but January has been without the typical angst of players considering leaving for the NFL draft. As Thursday’s deadline for underclassmen to put their names into the draft approached, Georgia players had long made their intentions […] - Full Story

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Jan. 13, 2015

This isn’t the time when Georgia needs to see its roster take more and more hits. The Bulldogs, off to an 0-2 start in SEC men’s basketball play, will visit Vanderbilt Wednesday night without top frontcourt sub Yante Maten and may be without starting small forward Juwan Parker. Maten, a freshman, is out with a […] - Full Story

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It certainly wasn’t easy to get there, but Georgia’s 2014 football season will go down in the books as its second highest poll finish of the last seven seasons. The 10-3 Bulldogs ended up as a top 10 team, moving up four spots to No. 9 in the final Associated Press rankings and the final […] - Full Story

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Jan. 12, 2015

Georgia is in the process of lining up a neutral site nonconference football game in Atlanta in an upcoming season, athletic director Greg McGarity said on Monday night. “I think that is something that will be in our future,” McGarity said on the “Bulldog Hotline” radio show. “I’m not sure how quickly. Maybe sooner than […] - Full Story

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Georgia football coach Mark Richt said last week that there were “some things cooking” in regards to promotions on his staff. Two were made public on Monday evening: defensive line coach Tracy Rocker is taking on the title of associate head coach and running backs coach/recruiting coordinator Bryan McClendon becomes assistant head coach. Those are […] - Full Story

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Van Jefferson didn’t know who Georgia’s new offensive coordinator would be a week ago. Since Brian Schottenheimer was hired last Wednesday, the former NFL assistant coach and the Bulldogs’ wide receiver commitment have gotten to know each other twice by phone—once on Friday and again on Sunday. “He’s a great guy, he’s a cool dude and […] - Full Story

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The Georgia men’s basketball team’s injury issues continue at small forward. Starter Juwan Parker’ status for Wednesday’s 9 p.m. game at Vanderbilt is up in the air after the sophomore left Saturday night’s double overtime loss at LSU with an Achilles’ injury, coach Mark Fox said Monday. “Hopefully we’ll have him for the game but […] - Full Story

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Jan. 11, 2015

Georgia’s new offensive line coach has some old connections to Alabama like several current staff members. McNeese State offensive line coach and co-offensive coordinator Rob Sale was named by Georgia Saturday night to succeed Will Friend, who became Colorado State offensive coordinator. Sale, 35, spent five seasons on Nick Saban’s staff from 2007-11 as a […] - Full Story

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Jan. 10, 2015

Shortly after splitting a pair of competitions with Texas on Saturday, Georgia swim coach Jack Bauerle huddled with Longhorns’ coaches Eddie Reese and Carol Capitani. The group of great friends talked and laughed for as long as possible before team and media obligations pulled them apart. Reese and Baurele were the United States Olympic coaches […] - Full Story

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By the time senior year rolls around, it’s time to check all boxes on a college to-do list. On Saturday, Sarah Persinger got to check the box next to “perform all-around in Stegeman Coliseum. Despite losing to No. 8 Michigan by an even point to open the season, head coach Danna Durante called Persinger’s performance […] - Full Story

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Fresh off a decisive 21-point victory Thursday night over Missouri, the No. 20 Georgia women’s basketball team rambles into Auburn today seeking its third consecutive Southeastern Conference victory. The Lady Bulldogs (14-2, 2-1) will encounter a team of Tigers that plays tough at home (7-1) but doesn’t necessarily play tough with the basketball. In its […] - Full Story

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Jan. 9, 2015

Jack Bauerle doesn’t pay attention to rankings. The Georgia swim coach instead evaluates his squads and opponents by a simple measure: Are they good? This Saturday’s opponent passes Bauerle’s test. Texas enters with the No. 1 men’s and No. 6 women’s teams in the country. And nobody knows the Texas program and personnel like the […] - Full Story

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New Georgia offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer met with the media in Athens Friday for the first time. He was joined by Mark Richt, the man who hired him to replace Mike Bobo. “I’m thrilled to be here,” said Schottenheimer, a former Florida backup quarterback who will get a three-year contract with salary details still undisclosed. […] - Full Story

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In Danna Durante’s first year as coach of the Georgia gymnastics team, the GymDogs made a much-awaited return after four years to the prestigious Super Six and finished sixth in the country. In Durante’s second season, Georgia again qualified for the Super Six and finished fifth in the nation behind Florida and Oklahoma (national co-champs), […] - Full Story

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Jan. 8, 2015

Georgia hired not only an offensive coordinator in Brian Schottenheimer but the coach who will oversee the Bulldogs’ quarterbacks. Schottenheimer coached NFL QBs in St. Louis, New York (with the Jets), San Diego and Washington. Here are some of those he worked with. Sam Bradford, St. Louis Rams, 2012-14 The No. 1 overall pick in 2010 […] - Full Story

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Georgia has a new quarterbacks coach in just-hired offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer. His to-do list surely will include getting a handle on the players he will be working with at the all-important quarterback position and nailing down a starter with head coach Mark Richt, perhaps as early as this spring. Brice Ramsey, the top backup […] - Full Story

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A longtime Georgia staff member that Mark Richt brought with him when he arrived from Florida State has left the program. Dave Van Halanger, who served in an administrative role the last four years after 10 seasons as head strength coach, said Thursday that he’s moved on. “I’m planning on new adventures,” he said. Van […] - Full Story

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Recently hired Georgia director of strength and conditioning Mark Hocke will make the same annual salary as the man he replaced. Hocke, who worked on Alabama’s strength staff the past six years, will earn $200,000, according to information obtained Thursday in an open records request. That’s the same figure that Joe Tereshinski was making. Hocke […] - Full Story

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It’s become a familiar sight for Georgia fans to see. A player kicked off the Bulldogs lands later at another SEC school. Defensive tackle Jonathan Taylor, arrested on domestic violence charges last summer, is the latest after enrolling this week at Alabama after a season at junior college. He was dismissed from Georgia following a […] - Full Story

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