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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
9 hours 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
24 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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 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

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...
Via Bloguin Best
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
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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...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia's McGarity plans extension for Richt

ATLANTA (AP) Georgia athletic director Greg McGarity says he's working on a contract extension for football coach Mark Richt. Richt's No. 13 Bulldogs finished the 2014 season with a 10-3 record, including a 37-14 victory over No. 20 Louisville in the Belk Bowl on Tuesday night. The 54-year-old Richt has three years remaining on a deal that paid him about $3.2 million this season...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Georgia To Give Mark Richt Contract Extension

Mark Richt will receive a contract extension at Georgia this offseason, according to an email written by athletic director Greg McGarity to boosters and obtained by UGASports.com. Richt just finished his 14th season with the Bulldogs, winning 10 games for the ninth time. “I look forward to working alongside Mark in the future and in helping him move our program forward in all...
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January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Georgia Taunted Louisville As The Cardinals Came Out Of The Tunnel Before The Belk Bowl

It was fairly apparent during Tuesday night’s Belk Bowl contest that Georgia, despite underachieving a bit this year, was fired up to be playing another football game. The Bulldogs thoroughly dominated their opponent, Louisville, rushing for nearly 300 yards in a 37-14 victory. But apparently UGA was pumped up before the game kicked off, as well. Wednesday, The Crunch Zone posted...
Via College Spun
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Football: Mark Richt Was Living in The Fast Lane in Charlotte

This post is really just for fun. I like to save the game recaps—the good, the bad, and the ugly of them—to everyone else. Have a Happy New Year Everybody! Read more → The post Georgia Football: Mark Richt Was Living in The Fast Lane in Charlotte [VIDEO] appeared first on The Lady Sportswriter.
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia's Mark Richt staying put after Belk Bowl win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- About an hour before the Belk Bowl kickoff between No. 13 Georgia and No. 20 Louisville on Tuesday night, rumors started circulating throughout the press box that Mark Richt would be stepping down as coach of the Bulldogs after 14 years and a very successful .739 winning percentage in the regular season.   The rumor that Richt, who brought two SEC championships...
Via Fox Sports South
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Todd Gurley to enter 2015 NFL Draft

Georgia football coach Mark Richt says that junior running back Todd Gurley has told him he will enter the 2015 NFL Draft. Richt made that announcement after Friday’s practice for the Belk Bowl. The No. 13 Bulldogs are set to take on No. 20 Louisville on Tuesday. Gurley was the early-season Heisman Trophy favorite after getting off to an explosive start. But his season was waylaid...
Via Rumors and Rants
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia coach Mark Richt: RB Todd Gurley will enter NFL Draft

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Georgia coach Mark Richt says junior running back Todd Gurley has informed him that he plans to enter the NFL draft. Richt made the announcement after practice Friday for the Belk Bowl. The 13th-ranked Bulldogs face No. 20 Louisville on Tuesday. Gurley was a preseason Heisman Trophy candidate and got off to a strong start, but a four-game suspension and a knee...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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