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Recent articles by Mike:

Report: Big Ten cancels football season, per anonymous sources

The Big Ten has canceled its football season, per a Detroit Free Press report, meaning other conferences are expected to make their announcements soonDaw → Read More

Commissioner Greg Sankey: SEC still considering full football schedule

SEC commissioner Greg Sankey said the league is still considering a full slate of games, even in the wake of the Big Ten and Pac-12 announcing conference-only plans for the fall → Read More

Jake Fromm selected by Buffalo Bills in 2020 NFL Draft

ATHENS Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm is headed to the Buffalo Bills, selected in the fifth round of the 2020 NFL Draft. The Bills selected Fromm with the 167th overall pick, making him the eighth quarterback selected in the 2020 NFL Draft. Fromm finished had the NFL draft evaluation process with momentum, his video interviews impressing general managers and coaches. But when Fromm slid past the… → Read More

Anthony Edwards takes over final minute, Georgia basketball turns back

ATHENS Georgia basketball star Anthony Edwards put the hammer down on Arkansas Saturday night. Edwards scored nine of his 26 points in the final 1:07 leading the Bulldogs to the 99-89 victory over the Razorbacks in a game they never trailed. The win keeps Georgia (15-14, 5-11 SEC) in contention for a Wednesday bye at the SEC tournament and likely knocks Arkansas (18-11, 6-10) off the proverbial… → Read More

WATCH: Georgia football early takeaways on newcomers, No. 1-ranked sig

ATHENS Ultimately, it all plays out on the field. But for now, the Georgia football 2020 signing class sits in the books as No. 1 rated, per the 247Sports Composite. It makes for some interesting speculation, particularly when graduate transfers Jamie Newman and Tre Mckitty who aren't part of the class ranking are considered into the mix. It has also led for another offseason filled with great… → Read More

Report: Georgia offensive lineman Cade Mays enters NCAA transfer porta

ATHENS Georgia sophomore offensive lineman Cade May has entered the NCAA transfer portal, according to AL.com. Mays, a former 5-star recruit and Freshman All-American, is from Knoxville, Tenn., and was once committed to the Vols' program and has a younger brother (Cooper) who plays there. Mays started 11 games for the No. 5-ranked Bulldogs this season, proving himself among the most valuable… → Read More

Jake Fromm announces 2020 NFL Draft decision

ATHENS Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm has announced he will forego his senior season and enter his name into the 2020 NFL Draft. Fromm's decision comes as somewhat of a surprise because he is not projected to be a first-round NFL draft pick, and the NFL combine is not likely to help him raise his stock. Fromm enjoyed a decorated career with the Bulldogs, 35-7 as the starter after Jacob Eason was… → Read More

BREAKING: Georgia RB D’Andre Swift announces NFL draft decision

ATHENS Georgia tailback D'Andre Swift will bypass his senior season and make himself eligible for the 2020 NFL Draft. He made that intent known with a tweet on his social media account. Swift said at last year's Sugar Bowl that his junior season would likely be his last. At no point this season was there any indication Swift's sentiment had changed. Still, Swift stepped up into a leadership role… → Read More

Georgia Sugar Bowl star George Pickens: ‘Improving every day’

NEW ORLEANS Georgia receiver George Pickens has come a long way this season, and the talented freshman has a long ways to go. That's a good thing when one considers Pickens capped a roller coaster freshman season by winning Most Outstanding Player honors in the Sugar Bowl on Wednesday night. The No. 5-ranked Bulldogs (12-2) beat No. 7 Baylor (11-3) by a 26-14 count in the Mercedes-Benz… → Read More

The 5 biggest presents of 2019 for Georgia football and basketball

ATHENS Georgia Bulldogs fans are pretty spoiled, relatively speaking, when one considers the high quality of the athletic programs in general. Coach Kirby Smart has had so much success that UGA's No. 5 national ranking and Sugar Bowl bid is considered a disappointment by some. This, even though it took a 4-1 mark vs. Top 25 teams to get there. Still, it seems every time you turn around, another… → Read More

Georgia’s Kirby Smart provides updates on Jake Fromm, Sugar Bowl pract

ATHENS Georgia football coach Kirby Smart isn't treating quarterback Jake Fromm differently than any of the other juniors on his football team. Even though Fromm, who has led the No. 5-ranked Bulldogs to three straight SEC East Division titles and a College Football Playoff Championship Game appearance, would be integral to the team's success next season. "W e do with Jake exactly what we do… → Read More

Georgia football favored by more than a touchdown over Baylor in Sugar

ATHENS Georgia has opened as a 7 1/2-point favorite over Baylor in the AllState Sugar Bowl Game, according to VegasInsider.com. The No. 5-ranked Bulldogs (11-2) and No. 7 Bears (11-2) are both coming off losses in their respective conference championship games. Georgia got manhandled by No. 1-ranked LSU, falling 37-10 in Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Saturday. Baylor, meanwhile, lost its… → Read More

Georgia football stock report: Bulldogs crash in SEC Championship Game

ATLANTA The SEC Championship Game was a Great Depression of sorts for the Georgia football program. LSU beat the Bulldogs 37 -10 on Saturday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Tigers ran their record to 13-0 and advancing to the College Football Playoff where it will face a yet-to-be-determined opponent. Several Georgia players were knocked out of the game on Saturday and others were limited by… → Read More

WATCH Georgia coach Kirby Smart: ‘How ’bout them F***n Dawgs!

AUBURN, Ala. Kirby Smart didn't have much to say after the game about clinching the SEC East Division for a third straight season. But what the fourth-year Georgia football head coach did say to his players in the locker room after a breathtaking 21-14 victory at Auburn resonated. "I told them, How bout them F*****n Dawgs!" Smart said. "That's what I told them. Excuse my language." The No.… → Read More

Georgia football stock report: Defense soars, George Pickens scores

ATHENS The Georgia football defense was in lockdown mode long enough for the Bulldogs' offense to get into gear on Saturday night. The No. 6-ranked Bulldogs beat Missouri 27-0 Saturday night between the hedges of Sanford Stadium Freshman receiver George Pickens caught touchdown passes on Georgia's first drive of the game and first drive of the fourth quarter, the first two-touchdown performance… → Read More

7 Georgia football players to watch against Kentucky, starts under cen

ATHENS Georgia football coach Kirby Smart used the phrase "step up" quite a bit this week. The 20-17 overtime loss to South Carolina certainly wasn't acceptable, and nothing less than a convincing win over Kentucky at 6 p.m. on Saturday (TV: ESPN) will satisfy. Here are seven players to watch that all into the "Step Up" category if the Bulldogs are to evolve into the championship contender they… → Read More

Georgia report card: Bulldogs overcome themselves in 23-17 win over No

ATHENS Georgia football passed the test Saturday night, but just barely. Coach Kirby Smart and his Bulldogs surely need the bye week they are afforded this week after surviving Notre Dame by a 23-17 count at Sanford Stadium. It was a case of home field advantage trumping the so-called luck of the Irish. UGA fans were so loud that they triggered six motion penalties and forced Notre Dame to burn… → Read More

Georgia football game recap: Bulldogs heat up in 63-17 win over Murray

THENS Georgia exploded for five touchdowns in the second quarter to pull away for the victory after a shaky start in its home-opening game against Murray State on Saturday. The No. 3-ranked Bulldogs (2-0) scored the 63-17 win over the FCS Racers (1-1) before a capacity crowd of 92,746 at Sanford Stadium. Quarterback Jake Fromm was 10-of-11 passing for 166 yards and a TD before coming out of the… → Read More

Georgia linebackers Brenton Cox and Robert Beal arrested on possession of marijuana charges

ATHENS — Georgia linebackers Robert Beal and Brenton Cox were arrested on charges of possession of marijuana on Tuesday, according to the Athens-Clark County police blotter. The pair was arrested by the UGA Police Department at 3:13 p.m. with less than one ounce of marijuana, according to the jail booking recap → Read More

BREAKING: Georgia football coach Kirby Smart promotes James Coley to offensive coordinator

Georgia football has a new offensive coordinator in James Coley, who was promoted to quarterbacks coach and co-offensive coordinator last year and will replace Jim Chaney as playcaller → Read More