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Picking the all-time Georgia Bulldogs football team

College football fans and observers tend to occupy themselves during those long summer offseason months primarily two ways: Predicting what will happen this fall (everyone’s dreams are still alive during the summer!) and making lists of...

Junkyard Mail: UGA’s new indoor facility should be named after Herschel!

Let’s get straight to some Junkyard Mail. … Bobby T. writes: Bill, with the news this week that work finally is expected to begin in January on the long-awaited indoor practice facilty, now called the Indoor...

How high should Dawgs fans’ expectations soar in 2015?

Just about any time you get a gathering of more than a handful of people together in Athens, you  can bet on the conversation veering pretty quickly to how the Dawgs are going to do....

Baylor Coach Makes Father-Son Bet

Baylor Coach Art Briles has made his son Kendal the Bears’ offensive coordinator. Similar moves have caused headaches for other prominent coaches.

Will Georgia-Tennessee decide the SEC East in 2015?

I was talking this week with an SEC football-Tennessee Vols fan I know, and I asked him what his expectations were for the coming season. Amid all the media hype surrounding the Vols’ past couple of...

Insurance Doesn’t Eliminate Risk for Top College Athletes Who Forgo Draft

Loss-of-value insurance, intended to protect athletes who may become injured and miss out on money they would have received from professional contracts, is not as helpful as it may seem, critics say.

Quarterback Leaving Notre Dame

Everett Golson said he was leaving Notre Dame to use his final season of eligibility elsewhere.

Sports Briefing | College Football: Marshall Dismisses Running Back Steward Butler

Marshall running back Steward Butler, charged in the beating of two gay men, was dismissed from the team.

Junkyard Mail: Scheduling for recruiting, satellite camps, defensive line, Dawgs in Knoxville and baseball!

Let’s get right to some of this week’s Junkyard Mail. … Beattie Leonard writes: Read your recent article about iconic places to play in the future and recruiting battles we may also benefit from. I attended...

What big-name opponents would you like to see on Dawgs’ schedule?

Having already scheduled a future home-and-home series with Notre Dame and a neutral-site game in Atlanta with North Carolina, UGA athletic director Greg McGarity is working on adding more big-name nonconference opponents for the future. At...

Sports Briefing | College Basketball: Former Louisville Player Chris Jones Is Cleared by Grand Jury

Two months after his arrest connected to allegations of sexual assault toward two women at a party, Jones and two other men were cleared of rape and sodomy charges.

Florida Guard Is Transferring Again

Florida guard Eli Carter announced that he had decided to transfer for the second time in three years.

Junkyard Mail: Which 2015 game is a ‘must’ win for the Dawgs?

Let’s get right to some of this week’s Junkyard Mail with a reader posing a question that I found tougher to answer than you might assume. … BassinDawg writes: If you could pick one “must win”...

Pros and cons of Dawgs playing two quarterbacks

Speaking to a UGA Days fan gathering Tuesday night in Savannah, head coach Mark Richt addressed the Dawgs’ quarterback battle, saying right now he has no idea who will end up as the starter. Bill King...

Sports Briefing | College Football: F.S.U. to Examine Jameis Winston Comments

Florida State Athletic Director Stan Wilcox said the university would investigate the statement by the former Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston.

Sports Briefing | College Football: Buckeyes Visit White House

The Ohio State football team, which beat Oregon in January to win the first College Football Playoff, was honored by President Obama in a White House ceremony.

Junkyard Mail: Most impressive spring Dawg, offensive prospects, stopping the run and more!

Let’s get right to some Junkyard Mail. … Dennis McDawg writes: Bill, which player impressed you the most at this year’s G-Day game? Dennis, my answer is Natrez Patrick, but that has a couple of asterisks attached...

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Would even more fans attend a revamped G-Day game?

There’s been some good-natured joking among UGA fans about how the athletic association came up with that supposedly record attendance figure of 46,815 for Bill King is an Athens native and a graduate of the...

Sports Briefing | College Football: Lord Nelson, a Rutgers Horse, Dies

Lord Nelson, the only horse to be penalized in a college football game, died.

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