- 12:18 pm Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 by Chip Towers
Robbie Andreu is a veteran SEC sportswriter. He has covered the Florida Gators for The Gainesville Sun since 1993 and has been writing about baseball and college and pro football since graduating from the University of Florida in 1977.
In fact, Robbie has missed only one Florida football game since taking over the beat in Gainesville. He missed to 2006 game against FSU in Tallahassee. But we’ll give him a break. He stayed home for the birth of his second child.
Andreu has spent his entire career in the Sunshine State. He has worked for the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel for newspapers in [More]
- 3:52 pm Saturday, August 9th, 2014 by Chip Towers
ATHENS – In honor of Bob Taylor, who passed away this past Thursday at the age of 70, we share with you Georgia’s version of the Famous Flea Flicker play.
Taylor’s late touchdown led the Bulldogs to an 18-17 upset of the defending national champion Alabama Crimson Tide in 1965. It remains one of the greatest plays in UGA history.
Of course, Alabama folks see the play a little differently. Coach Bear Bryant was certain Pat Hodgson’s knee was down before he lateraled to the reversing Taylor and this replay indicates that might have happened. But those were the days [More]
- 9:58 am Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 by Chip Towers
THE TEN AT 10:
1. A lot of folks aren’t sure how good Georgia’s defense will be in 2014, but everybody seems to be fairly certain the Bulldogs’ linebackers are going to be good. And I tend to agree with that.
Three of Georgia’s four linebackers were named to the Bednarik Award watch list released on Monday. Now say what you will about watch lists (more on that later), but the Bednarik trophy is supposed to go to the nation’s best overall defensive player, so Georgia having three representations gives you an idea why the reputable Phil Steele has ranked [More]
- 8:43 am Thursday, May 29th, 2014 by Chip Towers
Herschel Walker is stepping into a new arena.
The legendary Georgia running back, who has played in NFL stadiums and has fought professionally in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), has entered the political ring. Not as a candidate. Walker is featured in a new television spot on endorsing Republican Congressman Jack Kingston of Savannah.
Kingston is currently in a run-off with David Perdue of Sea Island for the Republican nomination for a U.S. Senate seat for Georgia. The nominee will run against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn.
“I’ve had the great honor of representing our state and my home,” Walker, the 1982 Heisman Trophy winner, [More]