UGA Sports blog from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

ESPN’s ‘bracketologist’ Lunardi calls Georgia ‘the tallest midget in the circus’

9:02 am Feb. 27, 2014

ATHENS — Ever since Georgia’s 71-56 win over Missouri on Tuesday night, I’ve had a lot of people asking if I thought the Bulldogs had a chance to get into the NCAA Tournament. They do, but it’s the longest of long shots.

Georgia is 16-11 overall and 10-5 in the SEC with three regular-season games and the SEC Tournament left to play. In my opinion, there is a chance the Bulldogs

Richt on dismissing Harvey-Clemons: ‘Everybody needs to abide by rules’

2:49 pm Feb. 20, 2014

ATHENS —  Georgia coach Mark Richt did not issue any sort of statement or even a comment when the Bulldogs’ issued a two-sentence release earlier this week announcing that starting safety Josh Harvey-Clemons had been dismissed from the team. UGA’s football boss had little of substance to add when he talked to reporters on a teleconference call on Thursday. What he did say came only after some prodding.

“The only thing

Newest Bulldogs Ekeler, Park show some personality

1:59 pm Feb. 20, 2014

ATHENS — Just had what I’d have to call a very productive and entertaining interview session with two of the newest Bulldogs over at Georgia’s football complex.

Jacob Park is a quarterback and UGA’s only early enrollee in the Class of 2014. He comes to Georgia from Goose Creek, S.C., but originally hails from Watkins Glen, N.Y. He was available to talk for the first time since arriving on campus on

Jacob Park adjusting to college life at UGA

12:46 pm Feb. 20, 2014

Here’s some video from Georgia quarterback Jacob Park, the only early enrollee in the Bulldogs’ 2014 signing class. He comes from Stratford High School in Goose Creek, S.C., but originally hails from Watkins Glen, N.Y.

Harvey-Clemons just the latest to fall short of UGA’s disciplinary requirements

12:18 pm Feb. 19, 2014

ATHENS — Josh Harvey-Clemons is no longer a Georgia Bulldog. The former 5-star signee was dismissed by coach Mark Richt on Tuesday for a team rules violation.

It was at least the third strike from a disciplinary standpoint for the sophomore safety. Harvey-Clemons was in the midst of a four-game suspension for second violation of athletic association’s drug guidelines, the AJC confirmed last month. Georgia, as is its policy, has

REWIND: Tough start for Diamond Dogs, tough finish for men’s hoops

10:17 am Feb. 17, 2014


ATHENS — Tough start to the Scott Stricklin’s career as Georgia baseball coach. The Bulldogs were trounced for a second time Sunday by Georgia Southern, 18-4. That gave the Eagles a 2-1 victory in the season-opening, three-game series and disappointed a goodly crowd of people who came out to welcome in the new era, Stricklin among them.

“It was great to see the crowds we had Saturday and (Sunday),”

UPDATED: UGA baseball opener is postponed, gym meet canceled, basketball team still in Starkville

11:34 am Feb. 13, 2014

UPDATE: Georgia baseball’s season opener against Georgia Southern scheduled for Friday night has been postponed until noon Saturday and will be the first game of a double-header. Field conditions are unplayable. . . . Also, the Gym Dogs’ home meet against Missouri scheduled for Friday night has been canceled due to travel issues for the Tigers. . . . The men’s basketball team, which beat Mississippi State 75-55 on Wednesday

Georgia coach Mark Richt displays some mad curling skills

2:12 pm Feb. 12, 2014

Georgia coach Mark Richt and his family were making the most out of the icy conditions at his house in Oconee County, southwest of Athens, Wednesday afternoon. Richt posted a video of him and his son trying their hand at curling. Posing with a push broom over his shoulder, Richt tells YouTube viewers, “This may not be Sochi, but it’s the next best thing!” Not sure about the Richt’s knowledge