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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

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015

Smart's patience could pay off at Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. - Kirby Smart showed patience before taking the next big step on the coaching ladder. He built quite a résumé at Alabama under Nick Saban. His reward is a dream job: becoming the ...
By Marc Weiszer

Richt to take over at Miami

Three days after being fired by Georgia after 15 seasons, Mark Richt is in the process of finalizing a deal to become head coach at Miami, his alma mater, ESPN.com reported Wednesday evening.
By Marc Weiszer

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015

Georgia athletic director's hires haven't been stellar

ATHENS, Ga. - Greg McGarity has made seven head coaching hires since becoming Georgia athletic director in 2010. None will be as closely watched and more scrutinized than his eighth - landing a ...
By Marc Weiszer

Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

Ex-Georgia coach Richt waits on next opportunity

ATHENS, Ga. - Mark Richt, who turns 56 in February, isn't making plans to go to the coaching retirement community just yet.
By Marc Weiszer

Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015

Richt out at Georgia

Georgia has fired football coach Mark Richt, a source confirmed to the Athens Banner-Herald.
By Marc Weiszer

Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015

Georgia gets its revenge on Georgia Tech

ATLANTA - Sony Michel rushed for 149 yards and scored Georgia's lone touchdown on the first possession of the game Saturday, enough for the Bulldogs to pull out an ugly 13-7 victory over Georgia ...
By Marc Weiszer

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015

Marshall brothers square off for first time

Marshall brothers square off for first time when Georgia takes on Georgia Tech
By Marc Weiszer

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015

Both QBs could be new to Georgia-Georgia Tech game

ATHENS, Ga. - Greyson Lambert is a novice when it comes to Georgia's rivalry game with Georgia Tech, but there's a chance he will have more starting experience at Bobby Dodd Stadium Saturday than ...
By Marc Weiszer

Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015

Georgia takes the win against Georgia Southern

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia's disappointing season came close to hitting rock bottom Saturday night.
By Marc Weiszer

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015

Georgia coach has praise for Georgia Southern's rushing attack

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia coach Mark Richt this week has praised Georgia Southern's running attack, which leads the nation in yards per game.
By Marc Weiszer

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015

Georgia's Douglas has deep ties with Georgia Southern

ATHENS, Ga. - Ties to Georgia Southern run deep for several players on the Georgia football team, including fullback Brendan Douglas, a former Aquinas star.
By Marc Weiszer

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015

Georgia assistant got carried away

Georgia inside linebackers coach Mike Ekeler briefly put safety Rico McGraw on the injury list when Georgia came off the field after a third-quarter three-and-out.
By Marc Weiszer

Bulldogs flip script on Tigers

AUBURN, Ala. - Isaiah McKenzie returned a punt for a 53-yard go-ahead touchdown to help propel Georgia to a 20-13 comeback victory over Auburn on Saturday.
By Marc Weiszer

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015

Ex-Bulldog now on other side of rivalry

ATHENS, Ga. - There hasn't been nearly as much fuss this week about Georgia going up against one of its former players who now plays for Auburn.
By Marc Weiszer
 
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