Sports Round-Up

October 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

No excuse for coaches behaving badly, reads a headline on The Atlanta Journal-Constitution website. Bulldogs defensive coordinator Todd Grantham was in a postgame confrontation with Vanderbilt University’s James Franklin.

SEC investigating Georgia-Vandy fracas
The Southeastern Conference began an investigation into the heated exchange between UGA’s Todd Grantham and Vanderbilt’s James Franklin, ESPN reports.

Former UGA Quarterback David Greene Helps Raise Money for Kids Affected by HIV/AIDS in Savannah
UGA HEROs held a fundraiser to help youth in Savannah attend Camp High Five, a summer program designed for kids affected by HIV/AIDS. Former UGA quarterback David Greene was the special guest, the WSAV website reports.

Dawgs have 3 in updated ESPNU 150
ESPN reports that UGA is in the mix for the most desired commitments in the country, including the school’s top commits, John Theus of Jacksonville, Fla., and Jonathan Taylor of Millen, Ga.

UGA Mark Richt sings ‘Happy Birthday’ to football recruit
Newnan High School’s Tray Matthews received a personalized birthday wish from UGA head coach Mark Richt. Matthews turned 17 Tuesday, reports The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

 

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September 30, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

UGA’s Crowell earns SEC weekly honors
University of Georgia running back Isaiah Crowell has been awarded the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week for the second time this season, reports The Gainesville Times.

Todd Grantham has put the Bite Back in the Bulldog Defense, reads a Bleacher Report headline. Grantham’s work with the team has resulted in a “moderate growth” in defensive performance.

Richt educates UGA fans on how to disrupt MSU’s offense
We don’t want them to communicate well.  We want them to have trouble hearing each other and we want offensive lineman to jump offsides,” said Mark Richt when addressing the fans on MrSEC.com.

MSU wants to find balance in ground game
In response to Mark Richt’s request for fans to make more noise and prevent Mississippi State University’s coaching staff from communicating effectively, Coach Dan Mullen said his coaching staff will use more hand signals and big play boards, reports The Commercial Dispatch.

UGA’s Rambo plays through loss of unborn son
Braylin A. Rambo died last Thursday of late-pregnancy complications, and Bacarri played his heart out against Ole Miss last Saturday collecting two interceptions, four tackles and one pass breakup for the Bulldogs. His son was laid to rest Monday with Bacarri in attendance, reports CBSSports.com.

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September 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Georgia Football: Will an Aaron Murray Breakout Season Save Mark Richt’s Job?

The Bulldogs will take on Boise State this Saturday in the Chik-Fil-A Kickoff. According to Bleacher Report,  Coach Mark Richt’s future is in the hands of quarterback Aaron Murray.

Equestrian Gears Up for 2011 Season

According to georgiadogs.com, the Georgia equestrian team is gearing up for this season through challenging puzzles, relay races, and adapted version of Simon Says. All of these activities were part of the team’s annual Team Bonding Day, aimed at encouraging newcomers and veterans alike to get to know one another.

‘Time management’ the toughest part for Georgia’s Isaiah Crowell

According to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, when Isaiah Crowell blew off a team of reporters because he forgot to show up for a scheduled press conference, the mistake did not please his coaches. Since arriving on UGA’s campus, Crowell has struggled with managing all of the responsibilities that come with football and school.

Diaz, son fall into court routine

UGA tennis player Eric Diaz and his father, head coach Manual Diaz, have maintained a distinct difference in their relationship on and off the court. The Red and Black reports that Diaz stressed the fact that on the court, his son is just “another guy and he gets treated no differently from anyone else.”

Preparation Winding Down for 2011 Season Opener

Georgiadogs.com reports that this Saturday’s Chik-Fil-A Kickoff against Boise State will be the Bulldogs first time opening against a top-five team since 1965. For Coach Mark Richt, this season’s opener has “a little more juice added to it.”