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Georgia pitches 5-star dual-threat QB on changes to the offense

In Kirby Smart’s first two recruiting classes at Georgia, the Bulldogs have signed the No. 1 and No. 3 pro-style quarterbacks on the 247Sports Composite in Jacob Eason and Jake Fromm. While that seem to indicate that UGA is committed to a pro-style offense for at least the duration of Fromm’s career in Athens, one recruit says that he’s been told by Dawgs coaches that changes...
Via Saturday Down South
2 hours ago

Towers’ Take: Dogs’ Diaz still competing as he enters Hall of Fame

ATHENS – Manny Diaz will be turning the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in Macon into his own personal family reunion this weekend. Diaz, the Georgia Bulldogs’ tennis coach for 29 years, is being enshrined tonight along with seven other individuals during the black-tie induction ceremony. Actually, festivities have been going on all weekend. And while Diaz is enjoying the personal...
Via Dawg Nation
6 hours ago

Georgia Basketball: Preview of the Saturday Match Up With LSU

The LSU Tigers travel to Athens to face Georgia basketball on Saturday. Georgia basketball might have found their stride coming in winners of 3 of the last 4 games. LSU however, has lost 14 straight games. By the Numbers LSU is a good offensive team. They score 75 points per game on 45% shooting. It’s […] Georgia Basketball: Preview of the Saturday Match Up With LSU - Dawn of...
Via Dawn of the Dawg
7 hours ago

Georgia Basketball: The tough road to the NCAA Tournament

There’s no sugarcoating it. The chances of Georgia basketball getting to the NCAA Tournament are slim to none. RELATED STORY: Was John Calipari’s defense of Mark Fox genuine? The Bulldogs are currently 15-12 (6-8) and are tied for ninth in the SEC. But their chances just got even slimmer with the news that Yante Maten is […] Georgia Basketball: The tough road to the NCAA Tournament...
Via Dawn of the Dawg
17 hours ago

Best SEC memes: Ole Miss, Hugh Freeze take heat off Butch Jones

You can almost hear the collective sighs and thank yous coming from the rest of the SEC with the news this week of Ole Miss’ self-imposed postseason ban stemming from the NCAA’s investigation into alleged recruiting improprieties involving coach Hugh Freeze’s program. The sighs and gratitude are coming particularly from the likes of the Georgia Bulldogs and Tennessee head...
Via SEC Country
22 hours ago

Two of Kirby Smart’s Georgia staff members have earned hefty pay raises

Heading into the 2017 college football season, expectations are high for the Georgia Bulldogs. As fans in Athens prepare for what they feel should be a fantastic season, the pressure on second-year coach Kirby Smart and his staff is building. However, with the added pressure, two Georgia staff members will be receiving raises, which is always welcome ahead of a stressful season....
Via Saturday Down South
23 hours ago

Towers’ Take: Trent Thompson was ‘upset’ and more by departure of defensive line coach Tracy Rocker

ATHENS – You know all that stuff about “sign with the college and not the coach” and “it’s just part of the business.” Yeah? Well sometimes that doesn’t go over too well. We still don’t know a lot about what happened to Trent Thompson early Thursday morning and what it all means. But we’re finding out that this was a pretty upset young man in recent weeks and months...
Via Dawg Nation
1 day ago

Georgia football fans fortunate to never have experienced what Ole Miss fans will

Georgia football has never faced what Ole Miss football is now facing. A self-imposed bowl ban following an NCAA Investigation. Georgia football fans have a lot to be proud of. Georgia’s 12 SEC Championships are third in the conference and only two titles away from second place. The Bulldogs have two consensus National Championships and a […] Georgia football fans fortunate...
Via Dawn of the Dawg
1 day ago

How much will these new facilities boost UGA football recruiting?

Want a daily lap through Georgia football recruiting? That’s what the Intel will bring at least five days a week. We’ll cover the news and which way this 4-star or 5-star might lean plus add some perspective to help fans figure out what it all means. _______________________________________________________ It is Friday. Let’s go ahead and do things the hard way anyway. We...
Via Dawg Nation
1 day ago

Tennessee recruiting: Vols offer budding 2018 Georgia defensive lineman

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee is looking to recapture its glory from the 1990s. Join us daily at SEC Country for the latest Tennessee recruiting news and notes on the next crop of Volunteers. Tennessee was the first SEC school to extend a scholarship to a budding 2018 defensive lineman. On Thursday, Jamarcus Chatman, a 3-star tackle from Rome (Ga.), tweeted the Vols had offered...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

Two Georgia games among the most anticipated of 2017

Welcome to your one-stop shop for all the relevant Georgia football news and takes every Monday through Friday. Most anticipated games of 2017 I was cruising along just fine in the offseason when Morgan Moriarty of SB Nation came along with her list of the 25 most anticipated games of the 2017 college football season and got me jonesin’ for some FOOT-BAW again. There are a...
Via Dawg Nation
1 day ago

Georgia depth chart analysis: Two big O-line questions

This popular (at least I’m claiming so) series has now arrived at the offensive portion, and we’re not waiting around. Let’s begin with the two most watched spots for 2017. Georgia’s offensive line struggles are well-documented. Those of us wishing to be spared a rehash of them, you are thus spared. Anyone with a passing knowledge of the knows what happened. They also know...
Via Dawg Nation
1 day ago

Georgia football: Top punter prospect Bill Rubright accepts preferred walk-on spot with the Bulldogs

Signing Day may be nearly a month in the rearview mirror at this point, but there are still a select few division-one players lingering out there for teams to bring in. Many of these are specialists, and that’s exact who Georgia landed on Thursday night, as punter Bill Rubright committed to play as a preferred walk-on for Kirby Smart and the Bulldogs in 2017 and beyond: Rubright...
Via Dawg Nation
1 day ago

Georgia bulldogs hold on to beat Bama in Tuscaloosa

The Georgia Bulldogs basketball team traveled to Tuscaloosa and upset the Alabama Crimson Tide 60-55. This was a huge win for UGA who finally pulled off a close win this season. They never trailed in the game. The Georgia Bulldogs might be getting hot at the right time. They’re winners of 3 of the last 4. 1st Half  […] Georgia bulldogs hold on to beat Bama in Tuscaloosa ...
Via Dawn of the Dawg
1 day ago

How does Georgia keep going? ‘We’re some tough dudes’

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – J.J. Frazier leaned his back against the wall, his left leg propped up on the wall. He looked at his phone, scrolling through something, not writing anything. He was alone. He was silent. It had been a few minutes since Frazier willed and carried his Georgia basketball team to a road upset at Alabama, 60-55. One of Georgia’s two stars, forward Yante Maten,...
Via Dawg Nation
1 day ago

Frazier scores 28, Georgia tops Alabama 60-55

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) J.J. Frazier scored 28 points in his second straight huge game to lead short-handed Georgia to a 60-55 victory over Alabama Thursday night. Frazier scored 11 straight points in the final minutes to help the Bulldogs (16-12, 7-8 Southeastern Conference) hold on after losing most of a 14-point second-half lead. He scored 19 points after halftime to pick up...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

INSTANT RECAP: Frazier’s big shots carry Georgia past Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – J.J. Frazier, the only remaining of Georgia’s two stars, again did everything he could. He hit running layups, drew fouls, hit free throws and carried his team as best he could. This time, it was enough. Frazier scored a game-high 28 points to lead Georgia to a critical road win over Alabama, the Bulldogs never trailing in the game despite not having Yante...
Via Dawg Nation
1 day ago

Report: Georgia to add former Minnesota OC Jay Johnson as offensive analyst

Georgia reportedly will add a former Minnesota offensive coordinator to its staff. As reported by Dawgs247’s Rusty Mansell on Thursday, the Bulldogs will hire former Minnesota offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Jay Johnson as an offensive analyst. Since 2011, Johnson has spent time with Louisiana-Lafayette and Central Michigan, in addition to his time at Minnesota. He...
Via Dawg Nation
1 day ago

Report: Georgia adds former Big Ten offensive coordinator to support staff

The Georgia Bulldogs reportedly made an intriguing hire on Thursday night by adding former Minnesota quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator Jay Johnson to the offensive support staff. According to 247Sports, Johnson will join Kirby Smart’s staff as an offensive analyst in 2017. Johnson has previous stops at Minnesota, Louisiana-Lafayette, Central Michigan and Southern Miss...
Via Saturday Down South
1 day ago

Dan Wolken: ‘I have to seriously question whether Kirby can coach’ if UGA doesn’t win the East

After signing the No. 3 overall 2017 recruiting class (No. 2 in the SEC), expectations are high for the Georgia Bulldogs. Add in the fact that star RBs Nick Chubb and Sony Michel are coming back and the Bulldogs will be favorites to win the SEC East this season. That means there will be pressure on second-year coach Kirby Smart to deliver on his squad’s high expectations. USA TODAY...
Via Saturday Down South
1 day ago

UPDATED: Trent Thompson withdrawing from classes after medical episode

ATHENS — Georgia defensive tackle Trent Thompson will be withdrawing from classes and seeking further treatment for a “significant medical issue” that drew the attention of police Thursday night on campus and sent him to Piedmont Athens Regional. The rising junior was initially released from the hospital Thursday but apparently will be returning for further treatment. UGA issued...
Via Dawg Nation
1 day ago

More details emerge in the hospitalization of Georgia defender Trenton Thompson

When news broke of Georgia DL Trenton Thompson’s emergency hospitalization on Thursday afternoon, many fans were left wondering what happened to the talented defender. Now, the school has released more information on Thompson’s condition and what caused the hospital visit. According to a University of Georgia Athletics Association release, Thompson had an adverse reaction to...
Via Saturday Down South
1 day ago

Statement: Georgia DL Trenton Thompson dealing with ‘significant medical issue,’ will withdrawal from classes this semester

The University of Georgia Athletic Association released a statement Thursday after Bulldogs defensive lineman Trenton Thompson was hospitalized overnight following a medical emergency reported by police. Thompson was discharged from the hospital Thursday. More on Thompson from DawgNation’s Chip Towers can be read here. Here’s the complete statement regarding Thompson: Based...
Via Dawg Nation
1 day ago

Statement: Georgia DL Trenton Thompson dealing with ‘significant medical issue,’ will withdraw from classes this semester

The University of Georgia Athletic Association released a statement Thursday after Bulldogs defensive lineman Trenton Thompson was hospitalized overnight following a medical emergency reported by police. Thompson was discharged from the hospital Thursday. More on Thompson from DawgNation’s Chip Towers can be read here. Here’s the complete statement regarding Thompson: Based...
Via Dawg Nation
1 day ago

BREAKING NEWS: Georgia’s Trent Thompson hospitalized for unknown reasons

ATHENS — Trent Thompson was hospitalized overnight Thursday after police were called to the scene of a reported medical emergency. Thompson was released from the hospital Thursday but his current condition is not known. There are conflicting reports as to the cause of his medical issues but it is not believed to be football related. Police have not yet responded to requests for...
Via Dawg Nation
2 days ago
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