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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2001, file photo, Syracuse defensive end Dwight Freeney (54) bares down on West Virginia quarterback Rasheed Marshall during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game, in Syracuse, N.Y. Georgia cornerback Champ Bailey, Syracuse defensive end Dwight Freeney and Kansas State running back Darren Sproles will appear on the College Hall of Fame ballot for the first time. The National Football Foundation announced Tuesday, June 16, 2020, the 78 players and seven coaches from major college who are up for selection to the Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/Kevin Rivoli, File)

Bailey, Freeney debut on college Hall of Fame ballot

Jun. 16, 2020 3:21 PM EDT

Georgia cornerback Champ Bailey, Syracuse defensive end Dwight Freeney and Kansas State running back Darren Sproles will appear on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot for the first time. The National Football Foundation on Tuesday announced the 78 players and seven coaches from major college football who are...

Georgia AD Greg McGarity given 1-year contract extension

Jun. 4, 2020 6:09 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia athletic director Greg McGarity has been given a one-year contract extension. The announcement came in a rare online video spring meeting of the University of Georgia athletic association's board of directors on Thursday. The 65-year-old McGarity was named Georgia's AD in 2010....

FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2005, file photo, former NCAA college football coach Pat Dye responds to a question during an interview in New York. Former Auburn coach Pat Dye, who took over a downtrodden football program in 1981 and turned it into a Southeastern Conference power, has died. He was 80. Lee County Coroner Bill Harris said Dye passed away Monday, June 1, 2020, at the Compassus Bethany House in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, FIle)

Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye dies at 80

Jun. 1, 2020 4:03 PM EDT

College Football Hall of Famer Pat Dye, who took over a downtrodden Auburn football program in 1981 and turned it into a Southeastern Conference power, died Monday. He was 80. Lee County Coroner Bill Harris said Dye died at a hospice care facility in Auburn from complications of kidney and liver failure. Harris...

FILE - This Sept. 31, 2019 photo shows Southern California quarterback JT Daniels in an NCAA football game against Fresno State in Los Angeles. Daniels has entered the transfer portal. He announced his plan Thursday, April 16, 2020. Coach Clay Helton says the door is still open for Daniels to stay at USC, where Kedon Slovis took advantage of Daniels' knee injury to become the Trojans' starting quarterback last season. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

QB Daniels heading to Georgia after leaving Southern Cal

May. 29, 2020 9:54 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia has picked up another high-profile transfer quarterback, landing former Southern California starter JT Daniels. Daniels started for the Trojans in 2018, but lost his job to Kedon Slovis after going down last season with a knee injury. He announced Thursday he’s heading to...

FILE - In this March 19, 2019, file photo, Georgia coach Kirby Smart speaks with the media on the first day of spring NCAA college football practice, in Athens, Ga. As he prepares to welcome his players back to campus, Georgia coach Kirby Smart says they'll be safer working out in supervised conditions but are free to stay away if they don't feel comfortable. He also urged fans to take necessary precautions against the coronavirus if they

Georgia's Smart: Players will be safer working out on campus

May. 28, 2020 5:08 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — As he prepares to welcome his players back to campus, Georgia coach Kirby Smart insisted Thursday that they'll be safer working out under the school's supervision than on their own. Smart also called on fans to comply with guidelines for dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, warning that a...

In this May 9, 2020, photo provided by Shedrick Wynn, Shedrick Wynn, center, poses in his cap and gown outside Sanford Stadium in Athens Ga. Wynn finally got his degree this semester, nearly 20 years after his playing career ended in 2002. Left to the right: Cayden Barnes, Destiny Browner, Shedrick Wynn, Andrea Wynn and Jalen Jackson. (Shedrick Wynn via AP)

Column: Former Georgia player shows power of persistence

May. 18, 2020 5:20 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — For all its ills, there are times when college athletics gets it just right. Meet Shedrick Wynn, who arrived at Georgia in 1999 to play football but never finished his college degree. Life kept getting in the way. Now, two decades later, at age 39, he’s a testament to the power of...

In this May 9, 2020, photo provided by Shedrick Wynn, Shedrick Wynn, center, poses in his cap and gown outside Sanford Stadium in Athens Ga. Wynn finally got his degree this semester, nearly 20 years after his playing career ended in 2002. Left to the right: Cayden Barnes, Destiny Browner, Shedrick Wynn, Andrea Wynn and Jalen Jackson. (Shedrick Wynn via AP)

Correction: Paul Newberry-Persistence Pays Off story

May. 18, 2020 4:09 PM EDT
ATLANTA (AP) — In a story May 15, 2020, about former Georgia football player Shedrick Wynn earning his college degree, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Jalen Jackson is his son. Jackson is his stepson.