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UGA’s Todd Gurley making the most of his opportunities

  • 3:45 pm Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 by Chip Towers

ATHENS – We barely got a good look at Todd Gurley this past Saturday against Troy. He played only the first two offensive possessions for the Bulldogs, piled up 73 yards on just six carries, and then he was gone. He sat on the bench and watched Sony Michel soak up the glory — and the touchdowns – the rest of the afternoon.

But lost in his little saunter in Sanford Stadium was the fact that Gurley continued his ascent up the considerable mountain of that is Georgia’s great tailback tradition. Even in the course of what amounted to nine minutes [More]

Richt’s newest Bulldog is a granddaughter

  • 4:52 pm Sunday, July 13th, 2014 by Chip Towers

As Mark Richt gets his 14th season as Georgia’s football coach under way this week at the SEC Media Days, you carries another title with him to Birmingham.

Just call him Grandpa.

The latest addition to the Bulldogs’ first family is Jadyn Elise Richt, born to Mark Richt’s oldest son, Jon Richt, and his wife Anna last Wednesday.

Richt hasn’t commented yet on becoming a first-time grandfather at 54. But, as you might imagine, the whole affair has played out rather publicly over social media.

Jon Richt, 24, played quarterback at Clemson and Mars Hill College before settling in at UGA as an offensive [More]

Hutson Mason honing his skills at Manning Academy

  • 4:09 pm Friday, July 11th, 2014 by Chip Towers

A few football notes to get you through the weekend. Expect football out the wazoo next week. …

Georgia quarterback Hutson Mason is working out with the best of the best at the Manning Passing Academy in Thibodaux, La., this week. But that hardly puts him in exclusive company.

Seems like every quarterback worth their weight in salt nowadays attends the camp of the famous quarterback family, Archie, Payton and Eli Manning. In fact, seven quarterbacks will be represented this year. In addition to Mason, Florida’s Jeff Driskell, Missouri’s Maty Mauk, Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott, South Carolina’s Dylan Thompson, Ole Miss’ Bo [More]

Hutson Mason: Bulldogs getting after it this spring like never before

  • 8:02 pm Friday, March 28th, 2014 by Chip Towers

ATHENS — Georgia  quarterback Hutson Mason on Friday updated reporters on the Bulldogs’ progress during spring practice. Georgia completed its sixth of 15 practices on Friday and will hold a controlled, game-simulation scrimmage on Saturday at Sanford Stadium. The scrimmage is closed to reporters and to the public.

Late offer may land Bulldogs a 4-star wide receiver

  • 9:40 am Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 by Chip Towers

Georgia has apparently come forth with a late offer for a South Florida athlete. But unlike a lot of times when that happens, this kid isn’t marginal as a recruiting prospect.

Wide receiver Isaiah McKenzie (5-8, 175) is a 4-star prospect out of American Heritage High in Plantation, Fla. You may have heard of his teammate — 5-star running back and UGA commitment Sony Michel. McKenzie projects as a wideout in college but also played running back in high school and showed tremendous versatility in the Under Armour All-America game. He had 24 yards of rushing on four carries as a [More]

UGA: Georgia Bulldogs Blog Information and Archive

  • 3:20 pm Wednesday, January 1st, 2014 by Chip Towers

News, notes and discussion about University of Georgia sports with AJC beat writer Chip Towers

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