Stories by Marc Weiszer

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

Dogs' Smart looking for big finish on National Signing Day

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia's football recruiting efforts since hiring Kirby Smart brought a sprint to Natioanl Signing Day that included long days and nights, plenty of miles on the road and texts, ...
By Marc Weiszer

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

Georgia coaches prepared to 'attack the road' in recruiting

ATHENS, Ga. - There they go. Georgia's football coaches, all together for the first time this week, are spread out to spread the word about Kirby Smart's Bulldog program. The recruiting dead ...
By Marc Weiszer

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

Smart eager to create new culture at Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. - Kirby Smart plans to put his own imprint on Georgia football.
By Marc Weiszer

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016

Tucker brings plenty of experience to Georgia's defense

ATHENS, Ga. - Mel Tucker, the now-former Alabama defensive backs coach and three-time NFL defensive coordinator, had a big smile on his face. 
By Marc Weiszer

Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016

Bulldogs hold on in TaxSlayer Bowl

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Terry Godwin threw a touchdown pass on a trick play and caught one later, helping Georgia beat Penn State 24-17 in the TaxSlayer Bowl on Saturday.
By Marc Weiszer

Friday, Jan. 1, 2016

UGA, Penn State adjusting to staff changes for TaxSlayer Bowl

Penn State and Georgia don't expect any major changes in the TaxSlayer Bowl despite some significant changes to their coaching staffs.
By Marc Weiszer

Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015

Penn State has good idea what to expect from Georgia's offense

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Georgia's offense won't be foreign to its TaxSlayer Bowl opponent Saturday even if the play-caller's body of work in that role is limited to just one game.
By Marc Weiszer

Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015

Penn State QB could prove tough foe for Georgia

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Georgia's best-in-the-nation pass defense hasn't been trumpeted much, even by the players who helped the Bulldogs land in that lofty spot.
By Marc Weiszer

Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015

UGA interim coach heading to USC

ATHENS, Ga. -- Bryan McClendon is moving to an SEC East rival after Georgia's bowl game on Jan. 2.
By Marc Weiszer

Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015

$42,000 to hire Kirby Smart

ATHENS, Ga. -- On the morning of Nov. 29, Georgia athletic director Greg McGarity met with Mark Richt to inform him that his 15th season as the school's head football coach would be his last.
By Marc Weiszer

Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015

Two from Georgia staff set to join Richt at Miami

Two members of Georgia’s football staff are expected to follow Mark Richt to Miami.
By Marc Weiszer

Dogs' Ramsey impresses in bowl practices

Backup quarterback Brice Ramsey is practicing “very well” in preparations for Georgia’s bowl game, interim head coach Bryan McClendon said.
By Marc Weiszer

UGA defensive assistants Rocker, Sherrer staying on staff

Kirby Smart’s Georgia defensive coaching staff is nearly complete.
By Marc Weiszer

Dogs linebacker suspended for bowl

Georgia will be without one of its leading tacklers for the TaxSlayer Bowl.
By Marc Weiszer

Monday, Dec. 21, 2015

Recently retired Georgia Bulldogs mascot Uga IX dies

Rest in peace "Russ." The bulldog who served as Uga IX until retiring from his mascot sideline duties before the 2015 season died Monday morning at age 11.
By Marc Weiszer

Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

Dogs' Lambert excited to play in his first bowl game

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia plays in a bowl game for the 19th consecutive season Jan. 2. That's when quarterback Greyson Lambert will play in his first bowl game, after going without the extra game ...
By Marc Weiszer

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015

UGA football staff grows

ATHENS, Ga. -- New Georgia football coach Kirby Smart is turning to a pair of veteran assistant coaches who have experience at SEC programs for his first offensive staff.
By Marc Weiszer

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015

Bulldog staff seeing changes

ATHENS, Ga. -- Georgia's football coaching staff hasn't had any known departures since Mark Richt was fired, but the support staff has seen some movement.
By Marc Weiszer

Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015

Georgia introduces Smart as coach

Georgia made it official on Sunday: Kirby Smart is the 25th head football coach in the program's history.
By Marc Weiszer

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015

Richt won't coach Georgia's bowl game

Wide receivers coach Bryan McClendon is the interim coach through Georgia's bowl game. McClendon also is recruiting coordinator and holds the title of assistant head coach.
By Marc Weiszer
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