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…

People of the Program

“PEOPLE OF THE PROGRAM – Big Cat Candid:” UGA Legend Jonas Jennings and Program Insider Han Vance Rap about Georgia Football and Their Time Spent Attending UGA in the 1990s. Jonas Jennings:“Booger McFarland was right on my head. We were…

Like It’s 1980

Private school glory for the remote control holders last night, as the Stanford Cardinal (without Andrew Luck) and the little Baylor Bears (without RGIII) beat the numbers one and two teams in the BCS. One and two had never before…

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…

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…

2012 UGA SEC Media Days Report

Mark Richt, the longest-tenured head football coach in the greatest American college football conference, headlined the SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL on July 19th. Over three gloriously long days in the Birmingham area, thirteen other head football coaches had…

The Big Four

For the first time in his mostly successful eleven-year head coaching career at the nation’s oldest state chartered public university, Mark Richt was able to do what Jim Donnan and Ray Goff never could: beat our four biggest rivals in…

Great Bowl Histories

1. Alabama: 58 Bowls – won 57% – 32 wins (3 ties) 2. Texas: 49 Bowls – won 53% – 25 wins (2 ties) 3. Tennessee: 49 Bowls – won 51% – 25 wins 4. USC: 48 Bowls – won…

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…

Homecoming for AD McGarity

Athens-native, UGA alum, and University of Florida Assistant Athletic Director, Greg McGarity will be named the new University of Georgia Athletic Director Friday. The era of leadership as former player Damon Evans supplanted legendary coach Vince Dooley was briefer than…

How Dawgs can win big in 2010

With Tim Tebow and Joe Haden gone from Florida, and with Jonathon Dwyer and Bay-Bay Thomas gone from Tech, and with new quarterbacks and new running backs starting at Auburn and Tennessee, our four biggest rivals will be teams with…

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…

DAWGS ‘Tween The Hedges Seeking 11+ Wins

DEAR DAWGS: It is time to stand up as a program and claim our destiny. Nothing less than ten wins per year from now on – and eleven wins is really the new ten when you consider the extended length…

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…

Dawgs-Big Green, O-Town

GEORGIA plays the Michigan State Spartans on New Year’s Day at 1:00 pm (ABC), in Orlando, my former town – I lived there for a year (1995). The season I was down there was when Robert Edwards burst onto the scene at running…

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…

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