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Players who could benefit from Georgia’s extra bowl practices

ATHENS – When it comes to most bowls – the ones that don’t potentially lead to a championship game – most coaches break practices into two segments: The week leading up to the game, when the team is at its bowl site, is for game preparation, just like a regular season. Prior to leaving for the bowl, however, coaches typically spend little time on the opponent, and more on...
Via Dawg Nation
51 minutes ago

Georgia Football: Junior of the Year

It’s now time for part two of our four-part series where we chose Georgia’s player of the year by class. Today we choose the Dawgs’ top junior. There were a lot more options to choose from when it comes to picking Georgia’s top junior from this season. Georgia had 16 juniors that played significant snaps this […] Georgia Football: Junior of the Year - Dawn of the Dawg...
Via Dawn of the Dawg
10 hours ago

Georgia Basketball: Is Mike Edwards the answer to the Bulldogs problems?

Georgia Basketball is now 5-3 after a home loss to Marquette on Sunday. Yante Maten and J.J. Frazier both had over 20 points. So far this season, the Georgia basketball team has been led almost exclusively by Yante Maten and J.J. Frazier. Win or lose, at least one of them is scoring in double figures. […] Georgia Basketball: Is Mike Edwards the answer to the Bulldogs problems?...
Via Dawn of the Dawg
12 hours ago

Kirby Smart gets some extra spending money for making Liberty Bowl

ATHENS — It’s not much in the grand scheme of things, but Kirby Smart made some money when Georgia avoided a bowl in Birmingham or Shreveport. Smart’s contract calls for him to receive a $75,000 bonus for reaching one of the Pool of Six bowls, of which the Liberty is one. Georgia was placed into that bowl, which is Dec. 30 in Memphis against TCU. There’s no bonus for winning...
Via Dawg Nation
22 hours ago

Georgia superlatives: MVPs and other awards for 2016 season

Georgia’s first season with Kirby Smart was full of highs and lows. From the thrilling first victory against a ranked North Carolina team to the troubling fourth-quarter collapse against Georgia Tech, this year was a wild one. Some of that inconsistency can be attributed to the great amount of youth the Bulldogs employed. With freshmen and sophomores littering the field, 2016 was...
Via Saturday Down South
1 day ago

Georgia football: Why you should watch Georgia in the Liberty Bowl

Georgia Football found out earlier today that they will play Texas Christian in the Autozone Liberty Bowl on December 30th. It’s official, Georgia football will be headed back to Memphis later this month to play TCU from the Big XII. Georgia is currently 7-5 and 4-4 in the SEC, TCU is 6-6 and 4-5 in […] Georgia football: Why you should watch Georgia in the Liberty Bowl - Dawn...
Via Dawn of the Dawg
1 day ago

2016 SEC Country Power Poll: Where Georgia is ranked (Week 14)

The Georgia football team failed to qualify for the SEC Championship Game despite a weak SEC East, so, no surprise, the Bulldogs stayed put in the post-Championship edition of the SEC Country Power Poll. The first season of the Kirby Smart era was a mediocre effort, and that’s reflected in Georgia’s placement in the Power Poll. The Bulldogs finished the year at 7-5 and positioned...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

Georgia vs. TCU: Liberty Bowl at a glance

Who: Georgia (7-5, 4-4 in SEC) vs. TCU (6-6, 4-5 in Big 12) What: AutoZone Liberty Bowl When: Friday, December 30, 12 noon ET Where: Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, Tenn. Why: The game matches teams from the SEC and Big 12. TV: ESPN Tickets: Sideline ($85) and Chairback ($95) tickets and can be ordered online now or by calling the Athletic Association ticket office 877...
Via Dawg Nation
1 day ago

LOOK: Google makes hilarious mistake with Georgia bowl game

You can’t trust everything you read on the Internet. With bowl games being officially assigned on Sunday, sports desks everywhere are feeling the time crunch. Mistakes are bound to happen — just ask Google. On Sunday, Georgia was selected to play in the Liberty Bowl against TCU. But a quick Google search of “Liberty Bowl” might just yield you a difference impression. Not...
Via Dawg Nation
1 day ago

Report: Georgia heading to the Liberty Bowl

After Georgia finished the season at 7-5 in Kirby Smart’s first season in Athens, the Bulldogs qualified for a bowl after winning three of the final four games of the season and now look to face off against a Big 12 opponent in Memphis. According to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, Georgia will be taking on TCU in the Liberty Bowl: Liberty Bowl – TCU vs. Georgia — Brett McMurphy ...
Via Saturday Down South
1 day ago

Georgia’s bowl and opponent not official yet, but …

ATHENS — It is now widely believed, both inside and outside the Georgia football program, that the Bulldogs are headed to the Liberty Bowl, with the opponent probably being TCU. But nothing’s official yet, and won’t be until late Sunday afternoon. The Liberty Bowl, which is set for Dec. 30 at noon in Memphis, emerged as Georgia’s most likely destination earlier in the week...
Via Dawg Nation
1 day ago

Georgia Football: More commits fans should be excited for

This is the second part of a Georgia football article written earlier today on Dawn of the Dawg. Earlier today I mentioned how Georgia football fans should be excited about offensive linemen Andrew Thomas and Netori Johnson, and receivers Jeremiah Holloman, Mark Webb and Trey Blount. So here are a few defensive players that fans […] Georgia Football: More commits fans should be...
Via Dawn of the Dawg
2 days ago

Georgia Football: Current commits fans should be most excited for

The regular season is finished and now Georgia football head coach Kirby Smart can focus more on recruiting for the 2017 class. Georgia football was very young in 2016 at most positions. And that may equate to more experience and maturity in 2017, but there are still spots that the 2017 recruiting class can fill. […] Georgia Football: Current commits fans should be most excited...
Via Dawn of the Dawg
2 days ago

Meet Ariel: SEC Championship Hooters Girl of SEC Country

We are proud to introduce Ariel Taylor, SEC Championship Hooters Girl of SEC Country.   SEC Championship – Ariel Taylor, Hooters of Newnan, GA   This Georgia Peach is a hardworking, well-rounded college graduate who loves slinging drinks at her home store located in Newnan, Georgia. Her favorite thing about being a Hooters Girl is all of the amazing friends she has made through...
Via SEC Country
3 days ago

Georgia coach Kirby Smart discusses Nick Chubb and Sony Michel’s NFL Draft status

Though Georgia RBs Nick Chubb and Sony Michel are only juniors, both are talented enough to declare for the 2017 NFL Draft if they so choose. However, on his radio show on Thursday, first-year coach Kirby Smart said he’s still not sure what the talented duo plans to do, according to DawgNation.com: “We’re hopeful that we can get those guys back, but we know Nick and Sony will...
Via Saturday Down South
4 days ago

Georgia gets commitment from talented 4-star wide receiver

Georgia received a verbal commitment from wide receiver Jeremiah Hollomon (Newton HS / Covington, GA) on Thursday afternoon. Hollomon, a four-star U.S. Army All-American, picked the Bulldogs over Auburn, Miami, Tennessee, and others. “There has been a lot of schools that have given me a chance but Georgia has just stayed the contender for me, “ Holloman told 247Sports.”Other...
Via Saturday Down South
4 days ago

Georgia lands 4-star DE commit Malik Herring

Kirby Smart just got another piece for his defense at Georgia. Four-star defense end Malik Herring committed to the Bulldogs on Thursday, according to Scout.com. The prospect out of Mary Persons High School in Forsyth, Georgia, took visits to Alabama and Clemson but ultimately decided to stay at home. “I went with my heart,” Herring told Scout.com. “I felt like I was ready...
Via Saturday Down South
4 days ago

Senior Geno, freshman Crump lead Georgia past Morehouse

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Freshman Tyree Crump scored 16 points and senior Kenny Paul Geno came off the bench to score a career-high 15 points and Georgia beat Morehouse 86-72 on Wednesday night. Geno entered having scored only three points in the Bulldogs' first six games, but scored nine points in nine minutes in the first half and Georgia (5-2) led 36-30 at halftime. The Maroon Tigers...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Maten, Frazier lead Georgia past GW 81-73 in CBE Classic

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Yante Maten and J.J. Frazier scored 18 points apiece, and Georgia kept George Washington at arm's length most of the way in an 81-73 victory Monday night in the semifinals of the CBE Classic. Derek Ogbeide added 11 points and eight boards, and Juwan Parker had nine points and 11 rebounds, as the Bulldogs (3-1) celebrated former coach Hugh Durham and Dominique...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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