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Silent Protest Highlights Players Rights Movement

Georgia Tech quarterback Vad Lee was one of several players to participate in the "All Players United" protest.   Players from at least three NCAA FBS teams participated in a protest to raise awareness for an NCAA student athlete rights program. Players from Georgia, Northwestern and Georgia Tech wrote three simple letters on their wrist tape or towels on Saturday...
Via Bloguin Best
September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Silent Protest Highlights Players Rights Movement

Georgia Tech quarterback Vad Lee was one of several players to participate in the "All Players United" protest.   Players from at least three NCAA FBS teams participated in a protest to raise awareness for an NCAA student athlete rights program. Players from Georgia, Northwestern and Georgia Tech wrote three simple letters on their wrist tape or towels on...
Via Crystal Ball Run
September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

College athletes make big statement

Could this be the beginning of a labor union for college athletes? A handful of college football players Saturday wore the letters "APU" on their equipment. That stands for "All Players United" and is the work of an advocacy group called the National Collegiate Players Assocation, which comprises active and former NCAA athletes. The APU insignia is a response...
Via Fox Sports
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

After failing drug tests for a nandrolone metabolite, UGA's Kolton Houston had his ass cut as doctors extracted fatty tissues

If there's a story about steroids and lineman asses, Sam Gardner is on it: Kolton Houston said he paid $10,000 to sit in a sauna with drug addicts for 31 days to try to sweat an anabolic steroid out of his body. A University of Georgia offensive lineman, Houston also took a pill normally prescribed for tuberculosis and had 60 ultrasound treatments to dislodge the banned substance...
Via Bob's Blitz
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Kolton Houston’s Mom Is Wearing Quite An Outfit At The Georgia Game

After years and years, Georgia offensive lineman Kolton Houston finally gets to step onto the football field tonight against the Clemson Tigers. The NCAA had been holding Houston out since 2010, and just this month he found out that he’d be able to play in 2013. His family stood by him as he battled the NCAA and insisted that he would eventually play. It should come as no surprise...
Via College Spun
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Has Earned Role on OL

ATHENS - Kolton Houston might not crack Georgia’s starting lineup right away, but it’s clear that the plan is for the offensive lineman to get a significant amount of snaps in his first college game Aug. 31 at Clemson.
Via georgia.scout.com
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

The Fallout: Kolton Houston, Rushel Shell, Jadeveon Clowney, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Is it August 31 yet? Ready to Start.  Georgia offensive lineman Kolton Houston discusses how it feels to be finally be cleared to play by the NCAA after a three-plus year ban for due to a steroid he says he was unknowingly given in high school. (The Athens Banner-Herald) Stand By Your Man. Chip Towers praises Georgia head football coach Mark Richt...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

The Fallout: Kolton Houston, Jadevon Clowney, Johnny Manziel, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Friday edition. Free at last! Free at last! Georgia offensive lineman Kolton Houston has finally been reinstated by the NCAA. Houston had been declared ineligible to play due because of a substance taken injuring a shoulder in high school that he claims he didn't know was a steroid. (The Athens Banner-Herald) I see nothing! South Carolina clears...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Buzz: A long road back

Kolton Houston still hasn't played a regular-season down for the University of Georgia, but after a tenuous 3-1/2-year battle with the NCAA, the Bulldogs offensive lineman will finally be eligible to take the field when the season starts this Fall. Houston's journey began in 2010, when the Buford, Ga., native and son of former Bulldogs linebacker Shane Houston failed a random...
Via Fox Sports
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Georgia’s Kolton Houston finally reinstated by NCAA after three years

Offensive lineman Kolton Houston had to wait three long years to play for Georgia, but the NCAA finally reinstated him to the Bulldogs, and on his 22nd birthday, no less.
Via Gamedayr
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Georgia Football: Houston passes the test

Kolton Houston (Photo Credit: UGA Sports) As of Thursday, the battle between Georgia offensive lineman Kolton Houston and the NCAA is over. Houston’s return to Georgia’s offensive line is long overdue—three years overdue, to be exact. In 2010, Houston failed a random drug test conducted by the NCAA, and his supposed steroid use forced the NCAA to declare him ineligible. The...
Via isportsweb.com
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Georgia's Kolton Houston finally cleared by NCAA

Georgia received an important boost for 2013 on Thursday when offensive lineman Kolton Houston finally won his long battle for eligibility. Houston was granted reinstatement by the NCAA following three years under suspension for an anabolic steroid he was given for shoulder surgery. Houston was declared ineligible in January of 2010, his first semester at Georgia, following routine...
Via Fox Sports
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Georgia's Kolton Houston Granted Reinstatement by NCAA

The University of Georgia Athletic Department sent out a long-awaited press released today regarding the reinstatement of offensive lineman, Kolton Houston. According to the release, Houston is now eligible to play after being declared ineligible due to drug screening issues for the last three years. University of Georgia offensive lineman Kolton Houston has been granted reinstatement by
Via Georgia Sports Craze
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Georgia Football: Kolton Houston Still Feels He’ll Play Someday

Georgia offensive lineman Kolton Houston’s story has gained national attention of late thanks to an ‘Outside the Lines’ segment conducted by ESPN om his struggle to gain NCAA reinstatement after three long years. I don’t have the slightest idea how…Read more →
Via The Lady Sportswriter
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Mark Richt Talks About His Expectations for Malcolm Mitchell

By this point we all know that Malcolm Mitchell—Georgia’s breakout star on offense last season—will be playing defense this season as well. However, to this point, it was tough to say how much his defensive duties would take away from his offensive ones; Richt gives a little more insight here—although it’s easy to tell he’s not trying to give away too much. Related articles...
Via The Lady Sportswriter
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia Recruiting: Trenton Brown Decides He Wants to be a Bulldog

In what had to be a sure sign of the universe righting itself in Dawgnation after the heartbreaking news that Kolton Houston would again be sidelined due to issues regarding the NCAA’s banned substance rule, the Georgia Bulldogs got a bit of good news from a promising offensive line prospect—Trenton Brown. Brown, a 6’9″, 360-pound, JUCO product out of Georgia Military College...
Via The Lady Sportswriter
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia Appeals NCAA Sanctions on Houston

ATHENS – Georgia argues that there “are inherent flaws” in the NCAA’s drug testing program, which is leading to Kolton Houston’s ineligibility.
Via georgia.scout.com
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Les Miles, Alabama, Gerogia, and more.

Five out of ten. LSU edges out Alabama for the no. 1 spot in the preseason  USA Today Coaches Poll.  Georgia is sixth, with South Carolina ninth, and Arkansas tenth. (USA Today) Accentuate the Positive. LSU head football coach Les Miles speaks positively on the freshmen on the Tigers' 2012 iteration. (The Baton Rouge Advocate) Zeke Pike is an ex-Tiger. Former Auburn...
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August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Richt: Houston is still ineligible

Georgia coach Mark Richt says offensive tackle Kolton Houston is still ineligible because he continues to test positive for a banned performance-enhancing substance he was given for a shoulder surgery more than two years ago. Houston was Georgia's No. 1 right tackle at the end of spring practice. Richt says Georgia, which opens practice on Thursday, must prepare to be without...
Via AP on Fox
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia's Richt says OT Houston still ineligible

Georgia coach Mark Richt says offensive tackle Kolton Houston is still ineligible because he continues to test positive for a banned performance-enhancing substance he was given for a shoulder surgery more than two years ago. Houston was Georgia's No. 1 right tackle at the end of spring practice. Richt says Georgia, which opens practice on Thursday, must prepare to be without...
Via AP on Fox
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston Declared Ineligible by NCAA

ATHENS – Georgia offensive lineman Kolton Houston will not play football in the near future according to coach Mark Richt.
Via georgia.scout.com
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

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