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Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016

Georgia's Thompson has breakout game

Georgia's Trenton Thompson looks ready to break out into an All-Southeastern Conference caliber lineman that most expected he would become.
By Marc Weiszer

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016

Bulldogs survive scare

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia Bulldogs escaped with an uninspiring 26-24 win over the Nicholls State on Saturday.
By Marc Weiszer

Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016

Bulldogs handle Tar Heels in Atlanta

ATLANTA - Kirby Smart's head coaching debut had its tense moments and a 10-point deficit that his Georgia team was staring at in the third quarter.
By Marc Weiszer

Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016

Lambert to start at QB for UGA

Fifth-year senior Greyson Lambert will start for the Bulldogs in the season-opener Saturday against North Carolina in the Georgia Dome in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, a team spokesman said Thursday.
By Marc Weiszer

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016

Dogs' Patrick moves forward after rocky first year

ATHENS, Ga. - Natrez Patrick is poised for a potentially big season at a position-inside linebacker-where Georgia could sure use some dependable playmakers to emerge. The sophomore could have gone ...
By Marc Weiszer

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016

Smart might wait until game time to reveal starting QB

ATHENS, GA. - Two days after Georgia held its final preseason scrimmage, Bulldogs coach Kirby Smart made his first public comments on the much-watched quarterback race.
By Marc Weiszer

Friday, Aug 12, 2016

SEC grants waiver for Smith to transfer to UGA

The Southeastern Conference on Friday afternoon stamped approval for defensive back Maurice Smith to join Georgia after granting the Alabama graduate transfer a waiver he had wanted for weeks.
By Marc Weiszer

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016

Tim Kimbrough will transfer from Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia inside linebacker Tim Kimbrough on Thursday took to social media to portray his parting with the program as something that was out of his hands. "I didn't have a choice to ...
By Marc Weiszer

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016

Alabama player transfer to Georgia blocked

Maurice Smith, who graduates on Saturday, wants to transfer to Georgia but coach Nick Saban is blocking him, Smith's father said. Smith's parents met with Saban on Tuesday after arriving from Texas.
By Marc Weiszer

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Douglas lone healthy veteran

ATHENS, Ga. -- What exactly Georgia will be able to get out of running backs Nick Chubb and Sony Michel in its season opener will be a big storyline to unfold as practices go by in August.
By Marc Weiszer

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

UGA football spending goes up

ATHENS, Ga. -- Georgia's spending on its football support staff has jumped more than 33 percent in the past year as new coach Kirby Smart has added to the program.
By Marc Weiszer

Monday, July 18, 2016

Former Falcons coach dies

Marion Campbell, an All-Southeastern Conference defensive tackle at Georgia who went on to become an NFL head coach with two teams - including the Atlanta Falcons - and returned for a season as ...
By Marc Weiszer

Monday, July 4, 2016

Georgia running back Michel breaks his forearm

ATHENS, GA. - Sony Michel, Georgia's top running back while Nick Chubb has been out with a knee injury, is now sidelined himself, leaving plenty of uncertainty at the position with the talented ...
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
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