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Sophomore Ken Malcome will likely be the starting tailback for No. 6 Georgia in the opener against Buffalo.
Coach Mark Richt made the announcement after a closed scrimmage Wednesday, though he still left himself room to change his mind between now and the Sept. 1 game.
Richt was vague about the pecking order behind Malcome, saying he wants everyone to keep fighting for a spot right up until the Bulldogs take the field. Senior Richard Samuel and freshmen Keith Marshall and Todd Gurley are contending for playing time.
Malcome rushed for 174 yards last season in limited duty as a redshirt freshman. He moved up the depth chart when Isaiah Crowell was kicked off the team following his arrest on felony weapons charges.
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Since the dismissal of star running back Isaiah Crowell, the Georgia Bulldogs have been wondering who their starting running back would be. Yesterday evening, Mark Richt gave a little in site into who will likely get the starting nod saying that Sophomore running back Ken Malcome was the guy he was leaning towards.
“Something could change between now and then,” Richt said. ”I...
If you thought tweeting recruits was weird, the Georgia Bulldog faithful just took creepy to a new level by calling a recruit. According the AJC:
The ill-advised contact between the “fan” and the prospect, and the story behind it, instantly went viral on Twitter, and ignited heated discussions on a UGA team website and Rivals.com’s national message boards. It also created...
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Through the years, it hasn’t been all that uncommon to see celebrities pop up on the sidelines of major college football games and practices. Will Ferrell and Snoop Dogg were regulars at USC during the Pete Carroll era. Matthew McConaughey, his dimples and Lance Armstrong have been known to Hook ‘Em Horns on the Texas sidelines. And to quote Forrest Gump, Sam Jackson and Georgia...
The internet is indeed a crazy place and the world of digital sports can be one of its nuttiest.
University of Georgia recruit Steven Nelson got a serious taste of that when rumors began to surface online that he had switched his commitment from Georgia to Texas Tech.
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Life is good for Malcolm Mitchell as he prepares for a season in which he won't have to choose between offense and defense.
Georgia has big plans for the talented sophomore on both sides of the ball. Mitchell was the Bulldogs' second-leading receiver as a freshman, and he'll be a starting cornerback when No. 6 Georgia opens against Buffalo on Sept. 1.
In today’s social media world, it’s not uncommon to hear about the occasional fan or two hitting up the Twitter or Facebook to give a recruit some encouragement about attending their favorite institution. By the same token, people have all but forgotten what a telephone is, how it is useful, and how instantaneous contact can [...]
ATHENS - Mark Richt wraps up Georgia's third scrimmage of the pre-season.
Okay, so about this whole ‘Pop Tart’ thing…I don’t get it. Honestly, when I first heard about it, I thought, I haven’t had a ‘Pop Tart’ in ages and my mother forbade me from feeding them to her beloved grandchildren because she’s quite certain they “go right along with Spam in the whole ‘stuff your body shouldn’t be digesting’ category”. Her concerns...
ATHENS - Josh Harvey-Clemons may be the highest-profile freshman this preseason in Georgia’s secondary, but he’s not the only player trying to earn a spot in the Bulldogs’ rotation.
Monday we learned that five colleges are getting their own special edition Pop Tart boxes: Michigan, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Arkansas.
This is a bit of marketing genius since Pop Tarts played a huge role in my college dietary plan, and have likely continued to do so for ensuing generations of people walking to class 10 minutes after waking up.
ATHENS - Mark Richt's comments after Georgia's practice on Monday.
Well, well, well. It appears the University of Georgia had a visitor at practice this week in Sanford Stadium. That visitor appears, at least by the photo, to be none other than Samuel L. Jackson his-ownself.
We think the picture, provided by @WeRunThisState (UGA Football's official Twitter account) on Twitter was taken...
2011 Record: 10-4 (7-1 in SEC)
Head Coach: Mark Richt (106-38 at UGA; 60-28 in SEC)
Four Year Trend: 8.5 wins, 4.75 losses overall; 5 wins, 3 losses in SEC
Last Bowl Game: 2011 season Outback Bowl: lost to Mich St 33-30 3OT
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Out of Conference: 9/1 vs Buffalo, 9/15 vs FAU, 11/17 vs Georgia Southern, 11...