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SEC Countdown: No. 3 Georgia

To Georgia fans, it doesn't matter what happened last season. So what if this team was decimated by injuries, or had a rough time on defense? No one cares that one of the most prolific passers in SEC history is gone. What Georgia fans want to know from head coach Mark Richt is simple: How can the Dawgs win an SEC title, and ultimately end up in the new four-team playoff for a...
Via Fox Sports South
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Encouraging Fans To Wear Red For Opener Against Clemson

Georgia fans – whether or not you support the program holding “red outs” or “black outs” for the players and fans at home football games, it looks like the school is set to kick off the 2014 campaign with yet another. As was first pointed out by Bulldawg Illustrated’s Logan Booker, UGA has added a graphic to its website that encourages fans to “Spread The Red” at...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Georgia’s Watts Dantzler, Who Lost His Father To ALS, Does An Emotional Ice Bucket Challenge With Mark Richt

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has helped raise nearly $10 million for research for the disease most famously had by Lou Gehrig. After a while, though, watching people dump chilling buckets of water over their heads can get repetitive.  Georgia’s Watts Dantzler has reminded everyone what the point of this social media campaign truly is. The senior offensive lineman lost his father...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Georgia Players Are Riding Motor Scooters And Golf Carts Around Campus During Training Camp

Practicing everyday in the Georgia sun has to be pretty tiring for the Bulldogs’ football players.  Mark Richt’s team appears to have found a solution to the problem of getting around the Athens, Ga. campus with drained legs.  Georgia’s athletes are using golf carts and motorized scooters to get where they need to be.  Check out this video posted by Georgia linebacker Amarlo...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Bulldogs Coach Mark Richt Jumps Off High Dive

This is actually really impressive. I guess head coaches are up for just about anything to help get their guys through camp. [Instagram] The post Georgia Bulldogs Coach Mark Richt Jumps Off High Dive appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Gators land another Georgia prospect in OG Brandon Sandifer

The Florida Gators landed a third straight commitment from Mark Richt's backyard Wednesday night when Warner Robbins (Ga.) Northside offensive guard Brandon Sandifer committed to the Gators. He announced his decision via his Twitter account @_bsandifer, "I am proud to say that next year I will be playing at the University of Florida. #GatorNation." Sandifer joins...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Richt’s High-Dive Backflip At Georgia’s Pool Day Is A 10

Mark Richt Backflips and the Georgia Bulldogs enjoy a pool day at Ramsey Student Center.
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Richt can still do a mean gymnastic front flip

In case you were bored right before the football season started, head coach of the Georgia Bulldogs, Mark Richt, decided to liven things up with some gymnastics. The 54 year old coach can really fly through the air. I doubt most people in there 50′s could do that. The head coach of the Georgia football… Read More »
Via Throw The Flag
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: It’s Go-To-The-Pool Day For The Georgia Football Team And The Bulldogs Are Incredibly Excited

Preseason camp can be a grueling time for college football players, especially at Georgia, where there’s no air-conditioned indoor facility and temperatures are consistently in the 90s.  Mark Richt realizes this. Today, the Bulldogs coach, as he does every year, gave his team the afternoon off so they can go swimming at the Ramsey Student Center on campus. They’re pretty excited...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Georgia’s SEC Network Animation Is Awesome

With the college football season and the unveiling of the SEC Network right around the corner, there are plenty of reasons to be excited this time of year. Today, the SEC Network decided to give fans of the conference more reasons to be excited by unveiling the cool new animation graphics for all 14 SEC teams that will air on the network. Georgia’s is pretty simple compared to...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia's Mark Richt: Off-field issues magnified because we discipline

A familiar theme surfaced during a Mark Richt press conference to kick off fall camp. Off-field player issues. You might have heard -- Mark Richt has lost control of his program. Again. For, like, the seventh straight year. That's the convenient narrative. Yes, Georgia has had its share of problems with players, this offseason included. At least five players have faced...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia’s Todd Gurley Goes Airborne During ‘Oklahoma Drill’ (Video)

There’s nothing that separates the men from the boys more in football than the vaunted Oklahoma Drill.  Three defenders, three blockers and one running back all battling for inches. Georgia head coach Mark Richt’s heart had to slow down just a little bit when his All American running Todd Gurley decided to go airborne to get that final cloud of dust the Bulldogs offense needed...
Via Thacover2
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Commit Adonis Thomas Sticks It To Naysaying Georgia Fans, Posts Bulldogs Offer Letter

Every once in a while, the actions of unruly fans on Twitter can get to a college football recruit. Florida commit Adonis Thomas, a four-star linebacker out of Lawrenceville, Georgia, apparently felt the need to respond to naysaying Bulldogs fans who claimed that their program didn’t actually want his services. Thomas, who committed to UF over Alabama just this past Friday, decided...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia dropped a recruit because of their tweets

Twitter is a public space: A fact that many tweeters forget. In 2014, most high school football players are heavily active on social media and some use it better than others. Many highly touted recruits can use social media as a valuable PR machine, setting announcement dates and keeping their fans – and people that shouldn’t be talking to them – informed of their activities...
Via Awful Announcing
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Football: Mark Richt on Jeremy Pruitt, “…he expects guys to pick it up quick”

If you wanted, or still needed, any explanation as to why some guys are no longer here, I think Mark Richt just told everyone—without even trying. “He’s a very good communicator. He’s a good teacher,” UGA head coach Mark Richt said of… Read more → The post Georgia Football: Mark Richt on Jeremy Pruitt, “…he expects guys to pick it up quick” appeared first on...
Via The Lady Sportswriter
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Football Head Coach Mark Richt Cut Recruit Because Of Tweets

Prospective employees in the job market aren’t the only ones who should be wary of what they post on social media to protect their jobs. College football players need to be smart, too, apparently. Georgia Bulldogs head football coach Mark Richt says he cut a recruit after the coach wasn’t fond of the unidentified player’s posts on Twitter. Richt told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

College Coaches Rescinding Scholarships Over Recruits Tweets

Someone is always watching… Georgia head football coach Mark Richt recently told a story about how he dropped a recruit from this year’s class because of his social media activity. “There’s guys that we drop from the recruiting process because of things that we may find out on a visit. They may come and one of our current players will say, ‘Coach, he’s not going to make...
Via BlackSportsOnline
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Richt admits to pulling commit's scholarship over tweets

Social media giveth and social media taketh away.Such was the case when Mark Richt recently revealed that he pulled a scholarship offer from a player committed to the Georgia program because of the commit's behavior on Twitter.The Atlanta-Journal-Constitution has more on the story:“There’s guys that we drop from the recruiting process because of things that we may find out...
Via Bush League Chronicle
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Football: Mark Richt Dropped Recruit Due to Social Media

In some corner of the Internet, Twitter is a force for good. College Football recruits just need to learn it’s not their corner. Georgia head coach Mark Richt told reporters at UGA’s Media Day...Story
Via Lost Lettermen
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Richt Says That He Stopped Recruiting A 2014 Prospect Because Of His Conduct On Social Media

A few days ago, Penn State offensive line coach/run game coordinator Herb Hand made headlines for tweeting out that he stopped recruiting a player due to their “social media presence.” Apparently, this practice is a more common than we know, as Georgia head coach Mark Richt said on Friday that he has also ended his recruitment of players due to their conduct on social media....
Via College Spun
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Richt Doesn’t Think Georgia Football Has A Discipline Problem, ‘Guys Who Misbehave Have A Discipline Problem’

On the surface, it would seem like the Georgia football team has an issue with discipline. The Bulldogs have had seven different arrests since January, per ArrestNation.com. Some of those players–notably Tray Matthews and Shaquille Wiggins–have since transferred out of the program. Georgia coach Mark Richt is meeting with the media today. He disagrees with the idea that his program...
Via College Spun
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: The Georgia Football Team Is Getting Their Playbooks Today…On iPads

The Georgia football team is helping save the environment.  Today, the Bulldogs will receive their playbooks. Instead of getting a massive binder filled with sheets of paper, Georgia’s players have their own personal iPads which include a digital form of the playbook. It’s something Mark Richt’s program has been doing on an annual basis.  Playing for Georgia is beneficial...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Richt Congratulates Josh Murray For The Bachelorette Win, Says “Great Day To Be A Dawg’s Wife”

Georgia’s Mark Richt won the internet this evening after tweeting out this message for Josh Murray, brother of former Bulldogs quarterback Aaron Murray, who won The Bachelorette Andi. Sic em! Great day to be a Dawg’s wife!! — Mark Richt (@MarkRicht) July 29, 2014 Josh Murray played two years under Richt at Georgia where he played […] The post Mark Richt Congratulates Josh...
Via Diehardsport
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Georgia Linebacker Arrested, Charged With DUI

It was just three days ago that Georgia head coach Mark Richt dismissed defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor after his second arrest of the 2014 offseason. Somehow, he already has a new issue on his hands. Redshirt freshman linebacker Davin Bellamy was arrested early Saturday morning for both speeding and driving under the influence of alcohol and will be charged, according to the Athens...
Via College Spun
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Right Richt: Jonathan Taylor booted by Georgia

You know what? We're not actually being sarcastic when we say "Right Richt", because any guy who strangles or strikes his girlfriend or any female (as it seems sophomore D-Lineman Jonathan Taylor did in the late hours of Monday night) should be booted from a football team and if we're honest, should not be allowed to transfer, unless it's to jail. Well, after...
Via SEC Football Blog
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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