Stories by Marc Weiszer

Thursday, May 26, 2016

UGA athletic board approves budget

The Georgia Athletic Association board of directors took the first step of bringing a new football locker room and recruiting room to the west end zone side of Sanford Stadium when it approved $1 ...
By Marc Weiszer

Georgia AD apologizes for Ludacris fallout

Greg McGarity trumpeted the success of a Southeastern Conference record spring game attendance at G-Day on Thursday under first-year coach Kirby Smart, but he also took a moment when addressing ...
By Marc Weiszer

Friday, May 13, 2016

Georgia's Rivers is kicked off team

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia has booted defensive lineman Chauncey Rivers off the football team after a third drug-related arrest.
By Marc Weiszer

UGA football player kicked off team

Georgia has booted defensive lineman Chauncey Rivers off the football team after a third drug-related arrest.
By Marc Weiszer

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Georgia kicks off new era with Kirby Smart

ATHENS, Ga. - G-Day had star power off the field in rap star Ludacris and on it in freshman early enrollee quarterback Jacob Eason who didn't disappoint by completing his first four passes and ...
By Marc Weiszer

Friday, April 15, 2016

Georgia fans to get first look at Eason on G-Day

ATHENS, Ga. - Quarterback Jacob Eason will make his debut during Saturday's G-Day Game at Sanford Stadium, which is expected to set an attendance record for the Bulldogs' spring exhibition.
By Marc Weiszer

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

2 UGA football players face felony charges

ATHENS, Ga. -- Two Georgia freshmen football players were released from the Clarke County Jail late Tuesday morning after each was arrested on two felony charges.
By Marc Weiszer

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Bulldogs have plan in place if satellite camps are allowed

ATHENS, Ga. - If Southeastern Conference football coaches join the likes of Jim Harbaugh and Urban Meyer by venturing out to satellite camps of their own, Georgia's Kirby Smart will be in position ...
By Marc Weiszer

Friday, March 25, 2016

Eason draws comparison with Stafford as Georgia QB

ATHENS, Ga. - Earlier this year during a visit to Athens, Matthew Stafford stepped into the Georgia quarterbacks room to get a look at freshman Jacob Eason on film.
By Marc Weiszer

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016

Smart believes focus should be creating turnovers, not sacks

ATHENS, Ga. - The defensive coordinator on the team that racked up more sacks than any other in college football last season isn't as concerned in putting a quarterback on his backside as he is in ...
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
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