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Athens, GA, United States

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Past articles by Jason:

Matt Ryan, once a ‘cocky’ trash talker: ‘I think playing in this league will humble you a little bit’ – The Athletic

Matt Ryan says he has talked trashed but that the NFL will humble players throughout their careers. → Read More

UGA football: Georgia linebacker Natrez Patrick arrested on marijuana charges

A Georgia inside linebacker was arrested Thursday evening. → Read More

Former Millbrook RB Keith Marshall, now in NFL, surprises child with XBOX One

Washington Redskins teammates Keith Marshall and Rob Kelley helped make a child's day with a gift he always wanted. → Read More

1981 Sugar Bowl: An oral history of Georgia's win over Notre Dame

From the buildup through the finish, how Georgia defeated Notre Dame in the 1981 Sugar Bowl to win the 1980 national championship -- as told by former head coach Vince Dooley and the players themselves. → Read More

UGA football: Georgia football self-reports secondary violation

Georgia's football program reported a secondary violation over an impermissible phone call. → Read More

UGA football: Dyshon Sims' versatility aiding Georgia's offensive line

Georgia's Dyshon Sims has practiced at just about every position on the offensive line. His versatility should help the Bulldogs in 2017. → Read More

UGA football: Georgia linebacker Roquan Smith says, ‘I’m back, feeling like I’m in my prime’

Georgia inside linebacker Roquan Smith has emerged as one of the team’s more vocal leaders on a defense that returns 10 starters in 2017. → Read More

UGA football: Nick Chubb wants to ‘retire’ 4-0 against Auburn, discusses Florida rivalry

Georgia running back Nick Chubb is well aware of the importance of rivalry games against Florida and Auburn. → Read More

UGA football: Kirby Smart on Mecole Hardman's move to receiver, what it means for cornerback position

Georgia head coach Kirby Smart spoke about Mecole Hardman's move to wide receiver and what it means for the cornerback group he's leaving. → Read More

UGA sports: A look back at the past year of Georgia athletics

Georgia finished the year strong in spring sports but came up short in its marquee ones, to which athletics director Greg McGarity acknowledged at a recent board meeting. → Read More

Coaches better watch their step to avoid a 15-yard penalty

A rule change will punish coaches for walking onto the field to argue an officiating call. → Read More

Recruiting changes worrisome for some SEC coaches

Whether it’s the early signing period or the spring official visits, SEC coaches don’t appear too keen on the changes to football recruiting. → Read More

UGA baseball: Scott Stricklin to stay on as Georgia's baseball coach

Georgia head coach Scott Stricklin will return for a fifth season. → Read More

UGA baseball: Georgia ready for Mississippi State rematch at SEC Tournament

Georgia’s baseball team will face Mississippi State in the first round of the SEC Tournament on Tuesday. → Read More

UGA football: Georgia post-spring analysis: Offensive line seeks consistency in 2017

Georgia’s offensive line will be the position group that hopes to make the most considerable improvement. → Read More

UGA football: Georgia's Kirby Smart discusses concerns with early signing period

Georgia head coach Kirby Smart stated some issues that could arise with the recently-approved early signing period. → Read More

UGA football: Kirby Smart on DL depth: 'We certainly don't have enough depth at that position'

The defensive line figures to be a strength in 2017. Head coach Kirby Smart, however, is still concerned about the depth of the position. → Read More

Georgia post-spring analysis: Great expectations for defensive line

Every member of last year’s defensive line rotation is set to return, including Liberty Bowl MVP Trenton Thompson. → Read More

UGA tennis: Prescription drug theft reported prior to tennis coaches’ suspensions

Prior to two assistant tennis coaches receiving suspensions, a police report was filed stating a prescription drug theft at the UGA tennis complex. → Read More

UGA football: Three Georgia standouts entering the summer on a high note

Georgia football had some standout contributors throughout the duration of spring practice. Here are three players entering the summer riding some momentum. → Read More