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…

One Team Excited to be in Memphis

On a balmy, swirly winter day in the home of The King, blues and BBQ, UGA lost 10-6 to UCF. At 7-3, Mark Richt’s bowl winning percentage is now worse than his overall winning percentage (roughly 74%). Three short years…

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…

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…

.500 and Rising for Cocktail Party

Washaun Ealey tied Robert Edwards’ single game touchdown record for the nation’s oldest state chartered public university Saturday night in Lexington, Kentucky with five scores, as GEORGIA rolled up over forty points in SEC play for the third week in…

Dawgs in Bluegrass Country

It really sucked. Sitting in Athens in the cold at night coming off a cold and watching Georgia give a game to Kentucky last season. In our last five games of that inauspicious campaign, the Dawgs went 4-1 – yet…

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…

Richt’s Take

Mark Richt was on ESPN’s First Take program doing a backflip into a UGA pool in street clothes. Asked how he liked his squad this year as compared to the rest of the SEC, he first praised the overall strength…

Did Murray Forget How to Pass?

In his junior year of high school, Murray was regarded as the number one high school quarterback in the nation. And he didn’t grind out stats against inferior competition week in and week out at some small and/or private high…

Winning Percentage

Coach Mark Richt has the 3rd best winning percentage of any active college football head coach and the longest tenure of any in the SEC, best conference in the world. Coach has two SEC rings and has finished #3 and…

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…

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…

A Record I’d Like to See Fall

My Great Uncle Griff – Dad’s dad’s brother – dominated the Southwest Conference as a running back in the late 1910’s. He graduated from Rice University in 1920, is a member of their school’s Hall of Fame and held nearly…

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…

We Run the Ball

Remember when Garrison Hearst turned that corner as a junior, like a stallion?Remember when Robert Edwards went off against South Carolina for a game and Tennessee for a half, when he debuted? Remember Hampton, Remember Herschel. Tate Center right near…

Let’s Get Back to Football

Spring means flowers and showers and March Madness for some …. For us, spring means FOOTBALL. G-Day Game is April 10th at 2pm, and until then, it’s time to get back to football practice for the returning UGA players. We…

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…

what we need to do

I have now watched the Carolina game 3 times (Yes, I am crazy). Resultant, I know what we need to do to fix our glaring offense problems. And as much as just winning is everything and as delusional as our fanbase…