What’s wrong with Georgia’s once-vaunted secondary?

ATHENS – It’s early, but Georgia’s secondary is proving Kirby Smart right. That’s not good. This offseason, Georgia’s new head coach talked down the secondary he inherited. Yes, it ranked first in the nation last year in pass defense, but there were caveats: The competition wasn’t great. The defensive backs were “protected” by good pass rushers. The corners weren’t...
Via Dawg Nation
3 hours ago

What Kirby Smart said in the Week 5 SEC Media Presser

After Georgia RB Nick Chubb sprained his ankle against Ole Miss, it’s unclear whether the talented back will be available for this week’s home game against Tennessee. Chubb or not, first-year head coach Kirby Smart said during the Week 5 SEC Media Presser that the Bulldogs won’t be afraid to run the ball on Saturday: “[W]e are going to try and be balanced; we have plenty...
Via Saturday Down South
4 hours ago

Sentell’s Intel: Another Georgia commitment plans to take just one official visit

Another day. Another Georgia commitment living up to Webster’s definition of that word. Pace Academy senior offensive tackle Andrew Thomas was honored as a U.S. Army All-American selection with a jersey presentation at his school on Tuesday. The 6-foot-5, 326-pound talent shared some heartfelt thoughts on his decision to play in the Army game. His commitment sounds Army Strong...
Via Dawg Nation
5 hours ago

5 reasons Georgia can still win the SEC East

After a complete 45-14 loss Saturday at Ole Miss, it feels as though Georgia is a distant third in the SEC East division race. All is not lost for Bulldogs fans, however, as there are a few things that could help them not only get back into the mix but end up on top. Georgia needs to capitalize on this Saturday’s home game with Tennessee in order to get 2016 back on track, but...
Via Saturday Down South
5 hours ago

Opposing View: ‘No chance’ Vols will overlook Georgia

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — We’re glad to have Mike Griffith back in the South. I suspect he’s glad to be back as well. Griffith spent four cold winters in East Lansing, Mich., covering his alma mater, Michigan State for But convinced him to return to Knoxville to cover Tennessee. So including past stints covering Auburn and Alabama, Griffith is getting a 21st...
Via Dawg Nation
8 hours ago

UGA’s Nick Chubb’s status still up in the air for big test against UT

UGA star running back Nick Chubb’s health status is still an unknown. Chubb is a key part of this Georgia team, as the run game is the basis of the Georgia offense and is dynamic, particularly when the Georgia offensive line does not completely suck. The O-line has been awful over the first four weeks […] UGA’s Nick Chubb’s status still up in the air for big test against...
Via Dawn of the Dawg
20 hours ago

Watch: Georgia OT commit Andrew Thomas receives his U.S. Army All-American jersey

Andrew Thomas committed to Georgia earlier this summer. When the four-star offensive tackle chose to play for the Bulldogs, he laid out the reasons simply. The nation’s No. 11 offensive tackle also had a big day on Tuesday. The 6-foot-5, 326-pound senior at Pace Academy was presented his U.S. Army All-American jersey at a school ceremony. His remarks after receiving the jersey...
Via Dawg Nation
22 hours ago

Tennessee presents a statement opportunity for Kirby Smart and Georgia

Georgia was outclassed for four quarters Saturday at Ole Miss, there is no other way to look at that loss. Be it due to talent, coaching or a combination of the two, the Bulldogs’ 45-14 loss will be tough to shake, but that’s exactly what Kirby Smart’s team needs to do with Tennessee heading to Sanford Stadium this weekend. A hearty debate can be made whether Georgia’s failure...
Via Saturday Down South
1 day ago

The honeymoon's over for Georgia, rookie coach Kirby Smart

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) The honeymoon is over for Kirby Smart. Georgia's rookie coach is dealing with his first defeat, a blowout at the hands of Mississippi, and things don't get any easier this week when No. 11 Tennessee visits Sanford Stadium for a Southeastern Conference game that has become a virtual must-win if the Bulldogs want to be a serious contender in the East Division. '...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Bulldogs hope Nick Chubb’s injury isn’t serious

As the Georgia Bulldogs were being handed a 45-14 beatdown at the hands of the Ole Miss Rebels, many of us thought that only one thing could make the day worse. And that exact thing happened. Nick Chubb’s injury just added insult to… Well, injury, on a day when nothing was going right for the Bulldogs. In the second quarter, Chubb left the game with an apparent sprained ankle...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago

Georgia falls, Tennessee rises in latest AP poll prior to Saturday’s game

Georgia took it on the chin this weekend at Ole Miss, and Tennessee had a huge win over then-No. 19 Florida. The AP poll reflected this. The AP Top 25 Poll was released on Sunday, and Georgia fell to No. 25 after being at No. 12 the week before. Tennessee is now No. 11 in […] Georgia falls, Tennessee rises in latest AP poll prior to Saturday’s game - Dawn of the Dawg - Dawn of...
Via Dawn of the Dawg
2 days ago

Georgia’s offense won’t improve until players stop dropping passes

A troubling pattern has emerged in the Bulldogs’ first four games, an inability to catch the football. It was noticeable against Nicholls State, became a little more apparent at Missouri and could not be ignored in Saturday’s complete loss to Ole Miss. Through the first four games, Bulldogs’ receivers have combined for 17 drops. Georgia has attempted 135 passes, meaning that...
Via Saturday Down South
2 days ago

Georgia defensive end Jonathan Ledbetter remains suspended for fifth consecutive week

Georgia defensive end Jonathan Ledbetter will remain suspended for Saturday’s game against Tennessee, head coach Kirby Smart announced Monday during his press conference. DL Jonathan Ledbetter remains suspended, Kirby Smart. This will be his fifth missed game. — Marc Weiszer (@marcweiszer) September 26, 2016 Ledbetter was suspended for the Bulldogs’ first two games by...
Via Saturday Down South
2 days ago

Comparing Jacob Eason to Matthew Stafford after one month

One month of football is in the books. Now we can reflect on Jacob Eason and how he holds up to someone he is often compared to. The person that he is often compared to is Matthew Stafford. The comparisons of Eason to Stafford are going to keep coming because they are obvious. Both are […] Comparing Jacob Eason to Matthew Stafford after one month - Dawn of the Dawg - Dawn of the...
Via Dawn of the Dawg
2 days ago

Why Georgia Football got exposed against Ole Miss

Ole Miss put a major beatdown on Georgia Football on Saturday. Here’s why the Dawgs got exposed. The Georgia football team is just not good. Let us be honest. I thought Ole Miss would beat Georgia easily this weekend, but even I did not think it would be this bad. While Georgia did play better in […] Why Georgia Football got exposed against Ole Miss - Dawn of the Dawg - Dawn...
Via Dawn of the Dawg
3 days ago

Ole Miss Rebels throttle Georgia, remain in New Year's Six bowl race

After a soul crushing loss against Alabama last weekend, you had to wonder what you’d see from Ole Miss against Georgia. Would the Rebels listen to a lot of the media – which wants to repeat ad nauseam that the team blew two 20-point leads this year – or would it play like a team that still has an outside shot at a conference championship? It’s clearly the latter. The Ole...
Via The Student Section
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacob Eason leads Georgia Bulldogs to win over Missouri

Thanks to a strong effort from Jacob Eason, the Georgia Bulldogs defeated the Missouri Tigers 28-27 on Saturday night. That’s not to say that the Dawg defense doesn’t deserve a few helmet stickers for this victory. Sure, it gave up 471 yards, but the numbers don’t tell the whole story. The UGA D completely stuffed the run, limiting Missouri to 95 yards on 37 carries – almost...
Via The Student Section
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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