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

8:02 pm Mar. 28, 2014

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.

Five early observations of Georgia’s defense

3:14 pm Mar. 26, 2014

ATHENS – Georgia has completed just four of its 15 spring football practices so far and had its first full pads workout only yesterday. But slowly and surely things are starting to come into focus

Georgia holds recruiting class together despite coaching turnover

12:22 pm Feb. 6, 2014

After Todd Grantham abruptly left Georgia to go to work for Bobby Petrino and the Bulldogs’ other defensive assistants soon followed with departures, several of the Bulldogs’ major recruiting prospects were left confused. These people were their primary contacts at UGA for the past year or so. Now they were gone. What were they to do?

To the Bulldogs’ credit, all of their previous commitments ended up signing with UGA on

Ekeler, other candidates patiently wait to hear back from Richt

11:23 pm Feb. 3, 2014

Mike Ekeler doesn’t expect to hear back from Georgia until after national signing day. He can only hope it’s good news when he does.

Ekeler’s name has been bandied about a lot publicly with regard to the Bulldogs’ fourth and final defensive assistant’s position. But he has no idea whether he’s a favorie or a longshot to fill the spot. After interviewing with Georgia coach Mark Richt and defensive coordinator Jeremy

Update: Shaquille Jones confirms commitment to UGA

1:13 pm Feb. 3, 2014

UPDATED: Defensive back Shaquille Jones of Merritt Island, Fla., confirmed through his high school coach that he did, indeed, de-commit from Louisville and commit to the Georgia Bulldogs after his official visit to Athens this past weekend.

Following is the original story on Jones, who had previously committed to Louisville defensive coordinator Todd Grantham, formerly of Georgia. It has been amended to reflect confirmation of his pledge to Georgia.

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Did Georgia’s defense get better as result of Grantham’s departure?

11:01 am Jan. 31, 2014

ATHENS —  The Bulldogs ended up completely rebuilding their defensive staff after coordinator Todd Grantham flew the coop for more money and less challenge at Louisville. But it’s hard to look  at what they’ve done since then and not say they’re better off.

They lost a defensive coordinator who had given up more points and yards than any Georgia coach in decades and replaced him with Jeremy Pruitt, the architect of