Glory in Jacksonville

Jordan Reed, easily #2 Florida’s best football player, surged past the first down marker and toward the goal line very late at the World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party. Between him and a touchdown stood rugged senior Shawn Williams. Reed went…

Border Bashed

The #3, #4 and #5 teams were defeated Saturday, but only GEORGIA was really beaten badly. Good news: it is one loss – heck, we lost four football games last season. Bad news: plenty. Gamecock QB Shaw completed only six…

Virtuoso Blocking Displayed Between the Hedges

In rivalry games this season UGA is now 1-0 as the Dawgs rolled up 560 yards, including an impressive 282 on the ground. The University of Tennessee Volunteers fell to 3-2 and 0-2 in SEC play for the season, with…

Ascending into Autumn

56-20 was the final score in a not so ready for primetime matchup Saturday night Between the Hedges. The boys from Boca came out ready to fire on offense, and they hung around with explosive Georgia until the game was…

THIS is SEC Football

Until only a minute-and-a-half was left in a tough first half, GEORGIA and Missouri were locked up in a 3-3 defensive battle in America’s heartland. Senior cornerback Branden Smith took a bad coverage angle, and Mizzou held a 10-3 advantage….

Coaching Points: Dawgs Little Bit Off, Gurley On

True freshman running back Todd Gurley tied an NCAA record held by multiple players with his 100-yard touchdown return for a kickoff – on his first career return. UGA great Brandon Boykin, Georgia’s returner from last season, is notably the…

For the love of Georgia

Welcome to BIG HAIRY BLAWG 2012. After being recognized as the #2 “Fastest-Growing Blog” on all of WordPress in 2010, the largest blog host site in the world, I contemplated going commercial and getting advertisers like so many of my peers. You…

Coaching To Do Lists

1. Retain Todd Grantham as defensive coordinator. He simply does not have the calm enough demeanor of a good head football coach, yet he is perhaps the hottest D strategist in the NCAA. The Junk Yard swaggering D will have…

Georgia-Florida Week

The red hot University of Georgia Bulldogs are coming off a big win at Tennessee and facing their biggest rival this Thursday. At football schools, rivalries ring true, and the fact that the University of Florida has mostly owned the…

What it’s like to compete against Champ Bailey

ATHENS, GA – In this corner: Non-trad returning fourth-year junior and future DAWGS journalist, Han Vance. Versus: One of the greatest NFL defensive backs of all-time, then-freshman Champ Bailey. With a record of 3-1, we felt our team was close to…

Annual Talent Exodus at UGA

Georgia is first in the SEC in total NFL draft picks over the past ten years with fifty-seven players taken. Twenty-six UGA players have been drafted by the league since the Dawgs last won the SEC five years ago behind…

Richt, AJ, Back 8, All-Decade, Bobo

Mark Richt remains a top ten active coach with a career record of 96-33 at Georgia. In fact with Meyer leaving Florida after the bowl game, Richt will have the highest career winning percentage of any active SEC coach. Should…

Get the Picture

Like Larry Munson used to say, Get the Picture, you guys. The television announcers are saying, ” Georgia can’t stop Tech.” Tech scores then shanks an extra point. 35-34 Dawgs. Brandon Boykin has played and tackled well but fumbles the…

Grantham’s Defense Not The Problem

When Grantham took over as defensive coordinator after last season, Georgia was coming off an 8-5 campaign full of defensive pains. Georgia had had two remarkably poor defensive seasons in a row; resultant: Richt gave Martinez his walking papers. Martinez’s…

Reality Bites

When a promising season starts with by far your best player being suspended. When you go to 0-2 in the SEC and have no real home field advantage. When poor protection, obvious play calling and quarterback inexperience leads to six…

Top Hogs in Town

Arkansas led the SEC in scoring last season. At right under 6-feet tall, Joe Adams is a super-quick senior wideout. The other starting wideouts in a three-wide formation are much taller and also proven: Jarius Wright is a playmaker, and…

Conservative Game Plan Fails

Why Georgia why? We have a head coach with a 4-1 record in Columbia. During those four tough DAWGS wins and now one ugly loss, we have scored a total of four offensive touchdowns. Trailing 14-6, Washaun Ealey dropped the…

Can 3-4 Baffle Spurrier?

Spurrier is a cock. And he hasn’t had so much success there – they never do in Carolina. Coach Spurrier has had five full seasons in Columbia. But let’s look at the lame cocks’ records since all the way back…

Schedule Breakdown

Coming off an 8-5 debacle of a season in 2009, Georgia looks to return to our rightful place in the national top ten in 2010. UGA has not had two consecutive down years since Mark Richt became head coach, and…

Safety Depth A Key

Safety has been a key position at GEORGIA throughout Coach Mark Richt’s nine-year tenure. We have had some heavy hitters and ballhawking athletes that were game-changers come and go. I could wax nostalgic. Last year’s model, Reshad Jones had all…