Latest Georgia Bulldogs football News

Georgia begins national title defense with sweet fade

Aug. 04, 2022 17:25 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia Bulldogs aren’t resting on their laurels — or their locks — as they begin defense of college football’s national championship. Quarterback Stetson Bennett and several of his teammates chopped off a significant chunk of hair before the start of...

Riley, Cristobal, Lanning new Pac-12 coaches in spotlight

Jul. 29, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coaching changes in the Pac-12 are a given, but it is rare when it happens to three of the most recognizable programs in the conference. Such is the case with Southern California, Oregon, and Washington, which have new coaches on the sideline this season. The...

Walker aims to pivot focus back to Dems in tight Ga. race

Jul. 23, 2022 16:48 PM EDT

ALTO, Georgia (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate nominee Herschel Walker commiserated as north Georgia farmers bemoaned environmental regulations and rising costs of doing business. Minutes before, the former football star and political newcomer volleyed with journalists on issues ranging from gas...

ACC, SEC reap benefits from transfers moving between leagues

Jul. 22, 2022 14:41 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The plan wasn’t for Georgia Tech to lose top running back Jahmyr Gibbs as a transfer to Alabama in the Southeastern Conference. Yet the Atlantic Coast Conference school has found its share of help from the SEC, too, in the form of seven transfers. It’s a...

Media predict Alabama will beat Georgia in SEC championship

Jul. 22, 2022 13:26 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Two-time defending champion Alabama was predicted to win a third consecutive Southeastern Conference title in voting by media attending this week's SEC Media Days. Alabama beat Georgia in last year's SEC championship game in Atlanta before losing to the Bulldogs in...

Georgia's Smart gets 10-year extension, raise to $10.25M

Jul. 21, 2022 13:26 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's Kirby Smart has agreed to a contract extension through the 2031 season, a 10-year agreement worth more than $110 million that makes him the latest coach to land the type of megadeal that is becoming increasingly common in college football. The deal...

Georgia, Alabama coping with high expectations at top of SEC

Jul. 20, 2022 16:23 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — It's no easy task to live with expectations at the top of the Southeastern Conference. Alabama's 2021 season has been described as a disappointment even though the Crimson Tide won the SEC title and played in the national championship game. Georgia won...

Florida QB Richardson seeks 'rebrand, sheds AR-15 nickname

Jul. 20, 2022 16:19 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Florida quarterback Anthony Richardson, who wears No. 15, has shed the nickname “AR-15” because he doesn’t want to be linked to the semiautomatic rifle used in mass shootings. Richardson said Wednesday at the Southeastern Conference Media Days he is “just...

Kiffin describes opening query about Saban as 'pretty usual'

Jul. 18, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Mississippi coach Lane Kiffin provided a strong hint he and other SEC coaches who were former assistants on Alabama coach Nick Saban’s staff, including Georgia coach Kirby Smart, may grow tired of questions about their former boss. Kiffin smirked when his first...

No 2022 beer sales for University of Georgia football fans

May. 30, 2022 11:44 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, Ga, (AP) — The University of Georgia will not sell beer and alcohol to most football fans at Sanford Stadium again in 2022. The Athens Banner-Herald reports that UGA Athletic Director Josh Brooks made the comments Thursday after Georgia’s athletic board meeting at...