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Photos: Herschel Walker Spent The Day With The Georgia Football Team

There was a legendary presence inside Georgia’s Butts-Mehre Football Complex today.  Herschel Walker, who starred for the Bulldogs in the early 1980s – winning the Heisman Trophy in 1982 – spent the day with Mark Richt’s program. The two-time NFL Pro Bowler was in Athens, Ga., to speak at UGA’s annual spring football coaches clinic.  Georgia’s players seemed to be...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Videos: Todd Gurley, Mark Richt, Ludacris and Paula Deen All Wished Georgia Good Luck

No. 10 seed Georgia is set to take on seventh-seeded Michigan State Friday afternoon in the opening round of the East region. Yesterday, the Bulldogs received good luck messages from Samuel L. Jackson and country singer Luke Bryan via Twitter videos. Today, some more Georgia fans got in on the act, and it was a star-studded crew. Georgia football coach Mark Richt and his wife, star...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Basketball Coach Mark Fox Was Introduced As “Coach Richt” At His Post-Game Presser

Georgia fell to No. 21 Arkansas in today’s SEC semifinal round. Following the 60-49 loss, Bulldogs head coach Mark Fox went off to handle the traditional post-game press conference duties. When he got there, the person who introduced him to the media accidentally misidentified Fox as UGA football coach Mark Richt.  Mark Fox just got introduced at his postgame presser as “Coach...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia's Mark Richt is rumored to step down as head coach

Georgia Bulldogs head coach Mark Richt is the longest tenure coach in the SEC at this moment. Richt deserves the credit as the coach who brought Georgia back to the national spotlight. As the Bulldogs were running all over Louisville in the Belk Bowl, rumors were running rampant about Richt and his status with the university. According to Brien Straw of SportsRadio 610 in Houston...
Via No Guts, No Glory
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Mark Richt Strikes A Pose With Three Of Atlanta’s Top Recruits

Never accuse Georgia coach Mark Richt of not connecting with recruits.  On Tuesday, Richt took a picture with three of the top recruits from Atlanta, where they all struck the same pose.  Glo’d with big dawg @Ej_Price77 @TheReal_Chad4 pic.twitter.com/hFH4dcJEzK — KD (@KDSZN) March 4, 2015 The three players are four-star South Carolina wide receiver commit Kyle Davis, four...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Richt promises open QB competition in spring drills

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Brice Ramsey's edge in Georgia's quarterback competition this spring may not be as big as some believed. Coach Mark Richt said Wednesday he'll give Ramsey, Faton Bauta and Jacob Park equal chances to win the job when spring practice begins March 17. Ramsey was the top backup to 2014 senior Hutson Mason. Ramsey, a sophomore, has a strong arm but has had issues with...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia’s Mark Richt Isn’t Sure If Anyone Will Be Able To Bring RB Nick Chubb To The Ground During Spring Practice

Georgia running back Nick Chubb was one of the most-dominant players in college football as a freshman in 2014, rushing for 1,547 yards and 14 touchdowns.  The 5-foot-10, 228-pound running back should have an even better sophomore campaign – a Heisman contending one, perhaps. That campaign is underway, as the Bulldogs’ began spring practice on Tuesday. Georgia’s spring game...
Via College Spun
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Couple Invites Both Mark Richt And Jimbo Fisher To Their Wedding

Well, we’ve got a new trend emerging ahead of wedding season. Last week, we saw an Alabama fan invite Nick and Terry Saban to her wedding – and they actually responded with a heartwarming message and a gift. This week, we’ve got a couple inviting both Georgia head coach Mark Richt and Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher to their nuptials. The husband-to-be, Patrick Millard...
Via College Spun
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Football Recruiting: An Eventful Signing Day

The Georgia Football recruiting class was strong prior to National Signing day but a few recent decommitments had put the Bulldogs in a bad rut. On National Signing day eve, The Bulldogs lost another commit as wide receiver Darius Slayton flipped his commitment from the Bulldogs to the Auburn Tigers. Losing Slayton prior to National Signing day set the Bulldogs up for an eventful...
Via isportsweb.com
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

UGA's tradition of instant impact freshmen will continue in 2015

Georgia coach Mark Richt joined Bruce Feldman and Stewart Mandel on National Signing Day to discuss UGA's 2015 recruiting class. One thing is for sure: The Bulldogs' tradition of having true freshmen win starting jobs will continue this season, Richt says. Watch the video above for more. MORE FROM NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: Urban Meyer to Ohio State QB recruits: Don't be afraid because...
Via Fox Sports
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Georgia’s 2015 Recruiting Class

Georgia had a quieter day than some other SEC schools, but the Bulldogs have once again landed an incredibly talented class that ranks among the best in the nation.  Here’s everything you need to know about Georgia’s 2015 recruiting class: Georgia’s class ranks No. 10 in the country, and No. 5 in the SEC via 247 Sports. There are 28 players in the class, 14 of whom are...
Via College Spun
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Richt uses Krispy Kreme to help win commitment of four-star OL prospect.

Sam Madden with MarkRicht. Photo via WXIA.Georgia head coach Mark Richt can thank Krispy Kreme for landing four-star offensive linebacker prospect Sam Madden.According to Atlanta station WXIA, Richt and Madden's father made a late night run to an Athens area Krispy Kreme during Madden's recent visit to the Georgia campus. "Late Friday night, Dave Madden, Sam's father, and Richt decided...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Richt closed a recruit with a trip to Krispy Kreme

When Four-star prospect Sam Madden decommitted from Wisconsin, a few teams jumped at the chance to get him on their team. The Georgia Bulldogs were the first to get him to take a visit and according to 11alive a trip to Krispy Kreme helped Mark Richt and Georgia seal the deal: Late Friday night, Dave Madden, Sam’s father, and Richt decided to head over to Krispy Kreme and grab...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Richt closed a recruit with a trip to Krispy Kreme

When Four-star prospect Sam Madden decommitted from Wisconsin, a few teams jumped at the chance to get him on their squad. The Georgia Bulldogs were the first to get him to take a visit and according to 11alive, a trip to Krispy Kreme helped Mark Richt and Georgia seal the deal: Late Friday night, Dave Madden, Sam’s father, and Richt decided to head over to Krispy Kreme and grab...
Via The Student Section
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Louisville’s Todd Grantham The Favorite For Oakland Raiders’ Defensive Coordinator Job

Louisville defensive coordinator Todd Grantham spent 11 seasons as an NFL assistant with four different franchises before joining Mark Richt’s staff at Georgia, and according to reports, he is a leading candidate for a coordinator job in the pros. NBC 4′s Dianna Marie Russini tweeted that Grantham is the lead candidate for the opening with the Oakland Raiders. The Oakland Raiders...
Via College Spun
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia football coach Richt gets 2-year contract extension

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Georgia football coach Mark Richt has received a two-year contract extension that ties him to the Bulldogs through 2019 and increases his salary to $4 million a year. The school's executive committee approved the new contract Wednesday, boosting Richt from $3.2 million a year. Athletic director Greg McGarity says he is ''very pleased'' with the direction of the...
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January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Richt Receives Two-Year Contract Extension, Hefty Raise

Mark Richt received a two-year contract extension with the Georgia Bulldogs.
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia coach Mark Richt receives two-year extension, raise

Georgia Bulldogs head football coach Mark Richt was handed a two-year contract extension and a raise to $4 million annually, making him one of the highest-paid coaches nationally. The extension carries Richt's contract through the 2019 season and the raise -- an increase of $800,000 per year -- is effective as of the 2015 season, the school announced on Wednesday. "I appreciate the...
Via Fox Sports South
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia Coach Mark Richt Given Extension, Raise

In early January, it was reported that Georgia was working on both an extension and a raise for its head football coach Mark Richt. Wednesday, details were released by the school. Richt has been given a two-year extension (through 2019) and a raise to $4 million per year. Richt was previously signed on through 2017 and made $3.2 million annually. Mark Richt’s contract extended...
Via College Spun
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia Football Recruiting: Donte Jackson update

One of the hottest prospects in college football recruiting in recent weeks is Louisiana native Donte Jackson. Jackson has been a top target in Georgia football recruiting circles as well after the Bulldogs lost over 9 players to suspension, injury, and other various reasons. Jackson was a top prospect all season but he exploded on the recruiting scene after his very impressive showing...
Via isportsweb.com
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Georgia Released A Cool Highlight Film Recapping Its 2014 Season

The Georgia football team’s 2014 season didn’t go as many fans hoped it would, but the Bulldogs ended the year on a high note.  Mark Richt’s team finished its 2014 campaign 10-3, throttling Louisville in the Belk Bowl, 37-14. The Bulldogs’ season included victories against Clemson, Missouri and Auburn.  Friday night, Georgia’s video department released a cool highlight...
Via College Spun
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Richt Claims He Had To Correct Brian Schottenheimer On How To Refer To The “Georgia-Florida Game”

New Georgia offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer has only been with the Bulldogs for a few days, so he hasn’t quite gotten used to the lingo up in Athens. At Friday’s press conference – the first for Schottenheimer as a member of the staff – Mark Richt claims that he’s made two things clear. One – Georgia drinks Powerade, not Gatorade. And two – the team’s annual...
Via College Spun
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia announces Brian Schottenheimer as new OC

Mark Richt hasn’t had to worry about his offensive coordinator in a while. Former Georgia coach Mike Bobo filled that role from 2007-2014, before taking the vacant Colorado State head coaching job this offseason. Instead of looking for an up-and-coming college coach to take over the UGA offense, Richt hired a fairly well-known name from the NFL ranks: St. Louis Rams’ offensive...
Via College Spun
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Todd Gurley Calls Time In Athens The “Best 3 Years” Of His Life

It’s been known that Georgia running back Todd Gurley would be forgoing his senior season to enter the upcoming NFL Draft for a few weeks now – head coach Mark Richt even mentioned it before the season ended. But if you needed confirmation from the player himself. well, now you’ve got that too. Monday, Gurley took to Twitter to say goodbye to Athens, Georgia. He claims that...
Via College Spun
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

UGA coach Richt's extension in works; DC Pruitt gets raise/extension

ATLANTA -- Georgia defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt received a raise and contract extension on Friday, and athletic director Greg McGarity said he's working on a contract extension for football coach Mark Richt. Pruitt received a raise from $850,000 to $1.3 million following his first season at Georgia. With a year added to his contract, his deal runs through the 2017 season...
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January 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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