Top UGA Receiver won’t play against Vandy, reads a headline on The Atlanta Journal-Constitution website. Malcolm Mitchell will be sidelined because of a pulled hamstring this week. The freshman leads the Bulldogs with 25 catches for 438 yards.
UGA’s Gilliard, Walsh receive player-of-week honors from SEC
The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that inside linebacker Mike Gilliard was named Defensive Player of the Week while placekicker Blair Walsh was named Special Teams Player of the Week. Both players received awards for their performance during last week’s victory against Tennessee.
UGA notes: Ogletree set to return at linebacker
Starting inside linebacker Alec Ogletree is back on the field after being out since the first quarter of the season, reports The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Dawgs inspire 2014 RB commit
ESPN reports that 2014 Bulldog commitment Stanley Williams used the team’s rough start this season as an example to encourage his own high school team not to give up and to keep fighting.
O-line recruit Greg Pyke ready to experience ‘big college campus life’
Pyke, a 6-foot-6 315-pound commit from Baltimore, Md., said one of the main reasons he committed to UGA is because of the size of the school. The offensive lineman comes from an all-boy private school with less than 300 students, The Red & Black reports.
Dawgs have major opportunity, reads a Fox Sports South headline. The team will try to extend its winning streak to four games Saturday against Tennessee.
Bulldogs excited about first-place tie in SEC East
Georgia, South Carolina and Florida have 2-1 league records, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Georgia Notebook: Crowell named Freshman of the Week
UGA running back Isaiah Crowell has been named SEC Freshman of the Week. Through five games, Crowell is averaging 103 yards per game, topping all freshmen in the SEC, the Gainesville Times reports.
UGA Athletic Association names director for compliance
The Red & Black reports Jim Booz, former Associate Athletic Director for Compliance at the University of Virginia, has been named the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Compliance at UGA.
UGA linebacker suspended after DUI arrest
Outside linebacker Cornelius Washington has been suspended for the next two games after being arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.