Cocktail Party (c) ’06

Full-length version of my award-winning football poem: This is what it comes down to. This, and Auburn, but this sets up the Auburn game. For the Auburn game to be truly huge, the Dawgs have to win this game. Every…

Looking for Greener Pastures

Vince the Prince seemed to always beat the Gators. Herschel Walker was only one of a myriad of good to great GEORGIA running backs that shredded the Swamp People under Coach Dooley’s watch. Georgia didn’t throw the ball much back…

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…

With Mettenberger Gone, Quarterbacks Must Step Up

Curious that Aaron Murray did not play in the first half of the G-Day Game, I had to ask myself: Is he already the season opener starter for the University of Georgia Bulldogs? That question was a presumed yes for…

Big D In the Classic City

Hailing from Ft. Worth by way of Austin, I’m a native Texan and third-generation Cowboys fan. Long ago, the Atlanta Falcons beat Dallas in a regular season match, causing my beloved Nanny to be the first to utter the term…

The Real Chris Boggs is a DAWG!

I recently came into awareness of an impostor. Of all things, this other Chris Boggs is a Tech writer, for the AJC. No, he doesn’t write about technology – he writes about the wimpy North Avenue Trade School Yellow Jack-its….

DAWGS-Zonely

I Hate Losing WAY, WAY, WAY More Than You I Hate It More Than Richt, Stafford and Bobo Combined I Hate It As Much As Larry Does – Munson FOREVER!!! And Losing To Your Biggest Rival, Neigh, Giving Them The…

Classic City Homecoming

It was Saturday, in Athens, and that meant football to me. I had a walk around town and campus and only a couple of adult beverages before heading to my seats. I just don’t party like I once did. Big…

Growing Pains (football lit)

I wrote this after the UT game last year; UGA was completely blown out at Neyland Stadium.   Growing Pains   Through the woodshed comes a pained voice. UT is straight up woodshed-ing us, our Dawgs, and the voice is…

SEVEN AND KIMBERLY-NI AND THEM

Now let me talk to you about Seven and Kimberly-ni and them. In case I mention them later, I want you to know who they are.   The and them first. They were the folks I worked with at Aspens….

Friends

Comcast was unable to broadcast the pay-per-view game in part of the Cobb County area. This is the third time ever and twice in two years that we have been unable to order the game from them due to server…

DAWGS UP 7-0

Southern received ball in endzone Two drops A broken up shuttle pass Punt Moreno with a long run Pass to new young stud AJ Green to the one Moreno…TOUCHDOWN In other news: Comcast has been unable to provide service to…

buy this book (72 pages)

NOW FOR PURCHASE: What It Felt Like (signed football novella by Hanish “HAN” Vance) -Return address and $20 Check: Hanish Vance 4524 Jamerson Forest Pkwy. Marietta, GA, 30066 (Includes shipping and handling)  

Georgia Baseball Hero Ryan Piesel Interviewed

Han Vance interview with Ryan Piesel, outgoing University of Georgia third baseman and current member of the Colorado Rockies organization:   Vance: One thing I prefer in baseball over football is that you can see the facial expressions of the…

that first trick

When The Season Shows Itself Was This Morning I Can’t Believe It’s Sixty Degrees Out What Does This Feel Like To You I Think You Know What It Feels Like To Me Breeze In The Trees Me Browning Turkey Sausage…