Okefenokee Oar at Stake

Jacksonville, FL: Inside the numbers. 24-20, 17-9, 23-20, 3 straight. We are favored by 11. Is it 10 more wins or 9 more wins? Depends on your perspective, but I could give the Gators the nod there in a predecessor…

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…

Ode to a Legend (c) ’08

(On the 2008 retirement of Larry Munson:) My God, Larry …. Would you look at the stupid clock …. It says forty-two …. That’s how many …. Beautiful, bountiful …. Years you gave …. To the fair institution …. You…

Cocktail Party

the classic poem (Copyright 2006, HV)… Cocktail Party 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….

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…

Big Hairy Blawg 2010

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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…

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….

What if?

Picture yourself not at work today in a cubicle. Think of a drained river valley instead, a stadium, let’s say. STADIUM LIGHTS, CROWD NOISE, STADIUM LIGHTS, CROWD NOISE. Instead of a rainy wednesday…It’s Saturday Night, in Athens, and the autumnal…

Ode to a Legend

My God, Larry Would you look at the stupid clock It says forty-two That’s how many Beautiful, bountiful Years you gave To the fair institution You are one, yourself And no man can be an island But Hell if you…

Saturday Was The Day, Baby

I Was In The A We Put Our Money Where My Mouth Was We Whipped LSU They Were At Home And They Were Good We Were Better We Scored Fifty-Two And This Is Reminding Us Of Last Year When We…

Down on the Bayou

We Must Not Go Down On The Bayou We Have Won Five-Of-Seven Against The Tigers The Last Two Times We Lined Up We Blew Them Out Those Games Were Played In The State of GEORGIA The Last Time We Played…

Let’s Go Dawgs

WEARING BLACK (c) 2008 HV   I Awake On The Morn   Of A Big Game   Charged For Victory   Back In Black   Munson Retired   Gameday In The Classic City   Me, Here, Marietta   Blackout Bama…

Below the gnat line

Y’all way down southers don’t stand a chance This is our victory dance Athens, Classic City Sanford, Hallowed Field Georgia. Stop. Don’t follow up the name for our fair state With the word Southern or Tech or even State We…

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…

3 weeks

THREE WEEKS FROM NOW THE PADS’LL CRACK LIKE BEERS THREE WEEKS FROM NOW THE BELLS WILL BE RINGIN’ THE BARK OF CHEERS THREE WEEKS IS ALL, Y’ALL UNTIL THE RITES OF FALL RED AND BLACK, SILVER AND WHITE SUNSHINE DAYDREAM…

‘TWEEN THE HEDGES WE’LL BE

You Know Who In The Backfield Like Me In The Back Of Your Mind My Time, Our Time Time To Shine Gunner, STAFFFORD Our Private Privet Hedges Day Or Night Red, Silver, Black, White Sunshine The “G” Stands For VICTORY…