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UPDATE: UGA football player Trenton Thompson withdraws from classes

ATHENS, Ga. — University of Georgia defensive tackle Trenton Thompson is withdrawing from classes this semester at UGA after being released from Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital. A police report filed today indicated Thompson was found by police officials late Wednesday night wandering in the street on River Road on UGA campus. After determining that Thompson was…

Sanford Stadium to Undergo $63 Million in Renovations

ATHENS, Ga. –The University of Georgia Athletic Association announced at its quarterly meeting on Tuesday that Sanford Stadium will undergo hefty renovations starting in April, pending discussion with the University System of Georgia Board of Regents on March 15 in Atlanta. The project will include a new elevated plaza for fans to view the Dawg…

UGA Football Preview vs. Ole Miss

Athens, GA– The #12 Georgia Bulldogs (3-0) football team will travel to Oxford, Mississippi this weekend to take on the #23 Ole Miss Rebels (1-2). Coach Kirby Smart said in a press conference on Monday that freshman Jacob Eason will get the start again at quarterback, provided he practices well this week. His 308 yard…

Kirby Smart discusses stopping Missouri Quarterback Drew Lock

Georgia’s defensive backs better make sure Missouri’s wide receivers don’t get past them. That’s because Georgia head coach Kirby Smart said Missouri quarterback Drew Lock “throws one of the prettiest deep balls [he] has seen in a long time.” In two games thus far, Georgia has proven woeful in trying to prevent teams from trying…

Georgia football looks to improve upon close loss

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPc1BXtWEQs&feature=youtu.be Georgia came into Saturday’s game as a 57-point favorite, but after 60 minutes of football, it escaped with a slim 2-point victory. Turnovers and poor offensive line play were the cause of what turned a should-be blowout into a 26-24 thriller. During Kirby Smart’s press conference today he addressed both, saying Georgia better improve…

Five Things You Need To Know About Nicholls State

The University of Georgia plays its first home game of the season this Saturday against the Nicholls State Colonels. Here are five things you need to know about Nicholls State before Saturdays game. Two of the team’s players were featured on Netflix’s series “Last Chance U.” Ronald Ollie and Marcel Andry are expected to play…

UGA Target Demetris Robertson to Announce Decision Early May

Multiple sources report that five-star recruit Demetris Robertson will announce his college decision on May 2nd. The number one receiver in the nation has been recruited by high-end programs such as Alabama, Georgia, Notre Dame, and Cal. As of today, 247sports predicts Robertson is committing to Georgia. Since Robertson did not sign a letter of…

Digital Exclusive: A Conversation with Verne Lundquist

  Ever wondered how the lead voice of CBS’s SEC football coverage feels about being called “Uncle Verne”? Verne Lundquist was on UGA’s campus on April 11-12 to participate in a panel at the Special Collections Library and a forum at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Reporter James Thompson caught up with…