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Georgia held an open basketball practice, and here are some observations

ATHENS — It’s summer, and football season is about to begin. So of course here’s a detailed post about the Georgia basketball team. Mark Fox’s team is preparing for a summer trip to Spain, where it will play three exhibition games and presumably find out whether Generalissimo Franco is still dead. In the lead-up to the trip the team is allowed to hold full-fledged practices...
Via Dawg Nation
3 hours ago

Watch: Emerson on the start of Georgia’s preseason practice

ATHENS — Hey, the final chat before the season begins! OK not the real season, just practice, but for beat writers the start of practice means the last day we see our families for six months, so in our minds … yeah. I took your questions about the start of preseason practice, including: The ceiling for this year’s team. What to expect from Nick Chubb and Sony Michel. The makeup...
Via Dawg Nation
5 hours ago

Georgia preseason depth chart preview: The secondary

ATHENS — It’s remarkable how much worse Georgia’s secondary got in the offseason. And not because of attrition. When last season ended, Georgia led the nation in pass defense. Not second, not third, not fourth … first. And with every main contributor set to return, things seemed pretty good. Then new head coach Kirby Smart arrived, and said he felt last year’s staff ...
Via Dawg Nation
7 hours ago

Getting to Know the Opponent: Ole Miss’ QB Chad Kelly

Georgia Football will face a stiff test when they travel to Oxford, Miss., to take on Ole Miss in Week 4. Kirby Smart and defensive coordinator Mel Tucker will have to make it a priority to stop their star quarterback. The guy I am talking about is Chad Kelly a.k.a the best signal-caller in the […] Getting to Know the Opponent: Ole Miss’ QB Chad Kelly - Dawn of the Dawg - Dawn...
Via Dawn of the Dawg
7 hours ago

Former Georgia defensive back Brandon Boykin lands NFL contract

Just in time to participate for the majority of training camp, four-year NFL veteran Brandon Boykin landed a contract with the Chicago Bears Wednesday night. Terms of the deal have yet to be released. The former Georgia Bulldog standout has appeared in 64 NFL games, starting seven in his four NFL seasons. Boykin played for Pittsburgh last season after completing three seasons in...
Via Saturday Down South
22 hours ago

Former Georgia TE Arthur Lynch signs with Atlanta Falcons

Former Georgia TE Arthur Lynch is coming home to Georgia. The former Bulldog signed a free agent contract with the Atlanta Falcons, the franchise announced on Wednesday. Lynch was a five-year player under former head coach Mark Richt at Georgia. During a standout career, he was named All-SEC First Team as a senior in 2013. He was also named one of the team’s permanent offensive...
Via Dawg Nation
1 day ago

Former Georgia WR inks deal with Denver Broncos

Former Georgia wide receiver Marlon Brown has agreed to a one-year contract with the Denver Broncos, per Ian Rapoport: The #Broncos are signing former #Ravens WR Marlon Brown to a 1-year deal, @UniSportsMgmt tells me. Gary Kubiak coached him in Baltimore. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 27, 2016 Brown spent the first three years of his NFL career with the Baltimore Ravens, collecting...
Via Saturday Down South
1 day ago

Towers: Jack Davis belongs among greatest Dogs ever

ATHENS — The phrase “one of the greatest Bulldogs ever” gets thrown around a lot. But there are really very few for whom it can actually apply, especially when it comes to those who never actually played or coached for any of the Georgia’s sports teams. Jack Davis is one for whom that phrase aptly applies. His name may not immediately recognizable to millennials or today’s...
Via Dawg Nation
1 day ago

Chubb and Michel represent Georgia on watch list for 2016 Heisman race

It is yet to be seen if Nick Chubb and Sony Michel will be healthy enough to start week one for the Bulldogs in Atlanta, but this hasn’t stopped sports experts from taking notice to their greatness heading into the 2016 season. Former Bulldogs find new opportunities with new homes Athlon sports recently released a […] Chubb and Michel represent Georgia on watch list for 2016...
Via Dawn of the Dawg
1 day ago

Georgia preseason depth chart preview: Inside linebackers

ATHENS – After highlighting so many areas of uncertainty, then pointing out an area of strength, we now return to … well, something in between. Writing this series, going through Georgia’s depth chart by each position group, has generally brought home just how many questions this team has entering the preseason. It’s not just about starting spots, or injuries, but performance...
Via Dawg Nation
1 day ago

Report: Famed UGA athletics artist Jack Davis has died

Long-time Bulldogs artist Jack Davis has passed away, according to a report from WGAU FM-98.7. The cartoonist, whose UGA-themed artwork has graced the walls of many places in Athens and throughout the state of Georgia, was 91 years old. Born in Atlanta, Davis attended UGA and rose to fame as one of the founding cartoonist of Mad Magazine in 1952. Prints of his artwork are available...
Via Dawg Nation
1 day ago

Ranking Georgia’s most important games in 2016

As we write this, we are 38 days from the start of the Kirby Smart era at Georgia. Or at least in terms of real, actual games. So much attention and analysis has already been paid to Smart in recruiting, practice, interviews, talking to Smart’s third-grade teacher, etc., that it’s easy to forget he’s still 0-0 as Georgia’s head coach. There’s reason to believe Smart will...
Via Dawg Nation
1 day ago

Film study: How long will it take Kirby Smart to implement his defense at Georgia?

Film study: How long will it take Kirby Smart to implement his defense at Georgia? By Oliver Connolly If you can’t beat them, join them. That seems to be the collective attitude of SEC East powerhouses as they look to overcome the dominance of Alabama and Nick Saban out West. Not one, not two, but three programs have handed the reigns over to former Saban assistants...
Via Saturday Down South
1 day ago

Former Bulldogs find new opportunities with new homes

While Chauncey Rivers and Chad Clay were dismissed from the Georgia football program, junior running back A.J. Turman requested a release in hopes of finding more playing time elsewhere. Now, all of them have found places to land. SEC Network’s Paul Finebaum calls UGA’s Kirby Smart a “superstar” coach Highly-talented players find new homes on […] Former Bulldogs find new...
Via Dawn of the Dawg
2 days ago

Georgia preseason depth chart preview: Outside linebackers

ATHENS – As we’ve gone through each Georgia position group in the lead-up to practice, the theme with each has been uncertainty. Whether it’s injury, suspension, position status, or just competition, every spot has had uncertainty. That stops here. There’s no burying the lead at outside linebacker. Lorenzo Carter and Davin Bellamy are the starters, period. Their top backups...
Via Dawg Nation
2 days ago

Status of Nick Chubb and Sony Michel still unclear

Georgia’s questions at running back still linger as the season opener with North Carolina approaches. Kirby Smart said that Sony Michel is more limited than Nick Chubb currently when speaking to the media on Monday. Michel broke his arm in an ATV accident in early July, according to several reports. The university announced that had surgery on July 4 to repair the fracture ...
Via Dawg Nation
2 days ago

Kirby Smart comments on Georgia bringing back black jerseys

Will Georgia finally bring back the black jerseys for the first time since 2008 in Kirby Smart’s first season as the Bulldogs head coach? That’s the question many fans are asking after a recruit tweeted out a picture of himself wearing a black jersey during his visit to Athens. During an Atlanta donor event, Smart was asked that question Monday, however his response seemed to...
Via Saturday Down South
3 days ago

UGA releases details about fall fan day

The Georgia Bulldogs will hold an open practice at Sanford Stadium during their Fan Day celebration Saturday, August 6. The open practice will take place from 2:30-4:30 p.m and admission is free. New head coach Kirby Smart and Bulldogs players will be available for autographs immediately after the practice. Fans will also be allowed to take photos with mascot UGA X from 2-4 p.m...
Via Saturday Down South
3 days ago

Georgia releases information on Fan Day

Georgia fans will want to mark their calendars if they want to meet Kirby Smart, the Georgia players and UGA X. The University of Georgia announced that 2016 Fan Day will take place on Saturday, Aug. 6. The Bulldogs will hold an open practice for fans to attend from 2:30-4:30 in Sanford Stadium. Following the conclusion of Georgia’s practice, Smart and the UGA players will be available...
Via Dawg Nation
3 days ago

Report: Georgia OL receives medical disqualification

One Georgia offensive lineman’s playing career has come to an end. Redshirt freshman offensive lineman Mirko Jurkovic has accepted a medical disqualification, effectively ending his career with the Bulldogs, according to 247Sports’ Jake Rowe. He will stay on scholarship, but it will not count against the 85-man scholarship limit, according to Rowe. Jurkovic dealt with knee injuries...
Via Dawg Nation
3 days ago

Report: Georgia lineman’s career is over due to medical disqualification

Georgia offensive lineman Mirko Jurkovic has been medically disqualified, which will end his football career according to Dawgs247. Jurkovic was a late addition to the Bulldogs’ 2015 signing class and originally signed with Ohio State, but he missed his entire freshman season due to a right knee injury that occurred in his first preseason camp. The report also said that Jurkovic...
Via Saturday Down South
3 days ago

Georgia gives Sanford Stadium field an overhual

ATHENS – Sanford Stadium is receiving treatment that’s been two decades in the making. After enduring plenty of wear and tear, the field at Georgia’s football stadium is being re-sodded. The previous grass surface has been ripped up and replaced by a thick-cut grass. “This field has not been completely re-sodded from tip-to-tip, hedge-to-hedge, since the (1996) Olympics,”...
Via Dawg Nation
3 days ago

Top 5: The best Georgia SEC Network Takeover viewing options

The SEC Network is about to get a red and black makeover. For the second year in a row, the SEC Network is airing day-long content for each of the conference’s programs. Georgia’s SEC Network Takeover day is set for Tuesday beginning promptly at midnight. When the Bulldogs take over the channel, their fans will […] Top 5: The best Georgia SEC Network Takeover viewing options...
Via Dawn of the Dawg
3 days ago

Georgia preseason depth chart preview: The decimated defensive line

ATHENS – Two years ago, prior to his first season as Georgia’s defensive line coach, Tracy Rocker was kidding around with the media and asked: “Any of you guys have eligibility?” Everyone had a good laugh and moved on. This preseason, if Rocker were to meet us again, he’d say: “Uh, but seriously, any of you guys available? Maybe know anyone?” It was already going to...
Via Dawg Nation
3 days ago

Why Herschel Walker is vouching for Donald Trump

Former Georgia star Fran Tarkenton gave a shout-out to Bulldog fans at the Republican National Convention, and Georgia GOP chair bellowed “Gooooo Dawgs” on live TV. But perhaps the best known ex-Bulldog supporting Donald Trump had to turn down an invite to speak at the four-day meeting at the last minute. Herschel Walker said in an interview Sunday that he had to cancel a visit...
Via Dawg Nation
3 days ago
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