Hoops Update and NYC Trip:

Author-journalist-poet Han Vance attended the Writer’s Digest Conference in NYC January 21-25 in support of my blogs and poetry and primarily my new full-length Cali travel adventure memoir,¬†Golden State Genius.¬†Info: www.hanvance.com During that stretch of time, UGA beat Mississippi State…

Dawgs Lose Nailbiter to Vols

The Hoop Dawgs lost a close home game against the Tennessee Volunteers Tuesday night. It appeared the game would go to overtime before UT had a put-back that just beat the final buzzer and broke a 57-57 tie. Georgia’s first…

DAWGS’ Prospects for 2011

NCAA football season is now complete with the SEC going 5-5 in bowls and winning a 5th straight National Championship. The SEC East division finished a terrible 1-4, with only 5-loss Florida getting a bowl win. With no SEC team…

4-1 runs have bookended 1-4 stretch

Over the past fifteen football games played by the University of Georgia, the Dawgs have won only nine and lost six, a fireable record for the head coach. With the win over Idaho State, UGA has gone 4-1 over five…

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…

Longest-Tenured SEC Coach Faces Must Win

Let’s face it: GEORGIA must win Saturday night in Starkville. Are we really going to plummet from a number 2 team at season’s end only 3 seasons ago, to a squad that is 0-3 in the SEC, coming off a…

Looking at Division Schedules…Already

Thing about an early loss is: if you are going to drop a game, the most-recoverable games to lose in college football are definitely the earliest. You can recover and you know where you stand. We are currently last in…

Big Time

Let’s get this, Dawgs. We have been pushed around far too long by Florida, and Tennessee has taken back control of that series in a major way. We have been humbled in big games at home. And now we trot…

Never the same as last year

Every year I follow a multitude of preseason prognosticators and guffaw. They generally have very little deviation from the end of the previous season’s order of finish in any given league. This is just amateur of these so-called professionals. They…

Ranking Our Rivals

1. florida – Until we play at least even with them over a multi-year period in the Cocktail Party, we will not be where we want to be – consistently ranked in the Top 10. UGA has never had a…

Bit of a Two-Man, Streaky Half in Nashville

Beal and Leslie Put on Two-Man Show In Streaky Half of Play: Vandy led most of the half on the shooting prowess of All-SEC Senior Guard Justin Beal (12 pts.) and takes to the locker room in Nashville with a…