Quick hits: Mason credits team’s new energy to Pruitt

Quarterback Hutson Mason sees a difference from last year in energy that he attributes to new defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt.

‚ÄúGuys are flying around to the ball,‚Äù Mason said. ‚ÄúThat‚Äôs not something you saw a lot of last year. There‚Äôs a lot more effort on both sides of the ball. We‚Äôre just trying to practice and preach intensity in flying to the ball.‚Äù … Tailback Todd Gurley said he‚Äôs done ‚Äúeverything‚Äù so far in practice after missing offseason conditioning drills followed ankle and hip injuries last season.

“Todd looks completely healthy out there to me,” tailback Brendan Douglas said.

… More than 200 high school coaches participated in the two-day clinic that wrapped up Friday.

Bulldogs piling on thanks to turnover-hungry defense

by Marc Weiszer

An online headline from an Athens Banner-Herald story in October of 2013 no longer would apply: “Georgia defense near bottom of pile in forcing turnovers.” A year... Full Story

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Takeaways surge. Ball security rock solid. It adds up to #UGA topping the nation in turnover margin. http://t.co/G1ciKxE3BY

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