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Georgia kicks WR Holloman off team after assault allegation

Jun. 21, 2019 6:40 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia has dismissed junior receiver Jeremiah Holloman from the football team after university police investigated an allegation that he punched and choked his girlfriend. The incident occurred in the early morning hours of April 22, 2018, after the G-Day spring game. It was reported to...

Illinois transfer TE Ford to sit 2019 after NCAA decision

Jun. 7, 2019 5:31 PM EDT

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois tight end Luke Ford, a transfer from Georgia, will not be eligible to play this season after the NCAA upheld the denial of his request for a waiver. The NCAA initially denied Ford's request in April, but the school appealed. Illinois said Friday the appeal had been denied....

University of Georgia to sell beer, wine to $25K donors

May. 31, 2019 3:33 AM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Some University of Georgia fans will be able to buy beer during football games — but only donors who have agreed to give tens of thousands of dollars will be allowed to drink. UGA Athletic Director Greg McGarity told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Wednesday that beer and wine...

'SEC on CBS' schedules starts with Alabama-South Carolina

May. 29, 2019 2:36 PM EDT

Alabama at South Carolina on Sept. 14 will start CBS' Southeastern Conference football schedule this season, and Notre Dame's trip to Georgia the next week is positioned to be a prime-time game for the network. The schedule for the 19th season of the "SEC on CBS" was released Wednesday, along with the dates and...

Transfer, play right away? Don't bank on it, NCAA cases show

May. 29, 2019 9:41 AM EDT

A string of recent high-profile transfers gave the college football world the impression it was getting easier for players to switch schools and compete right away. The reality is much different, with the percentage of waiver approvals dropping during 2018-2019 — even as the NCAA changed rules to give...

Regents approve naming Sanford Stadium field for Dooley

May. 15, 2019 3:28 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The renaming of the field at Georgia's Sanford Stadium in honor of former longtime coach Vince Dooley has cleared its final hurdle. The Georgia Board of Regents has approved the proposal for Dooley Field at Sanford Stadium. The newly named field will be dedicated at the Bulldogs' home...

Oklahoma, Georgia to play home-and-home series

May. 6, 2019 1:19 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Perennial football powers Oklahoma and Georgia have agreed to play in 2023 and 2031. The programs have played just once — Georgia won a 54-48 overtime thriller in the College Football Playoff after the 2017 season. Oklahoma will host the Bulldogs on Sept. 9, 2023, the same year...

Georgia athletic board approves naming field for Dooley

May. 3, 2019 5:05 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia athletic association's board of directors has unanimously endorsed naming the field at Sanford Stadium in honor of former longtime coach Vince Dooley. The athletic board's vote came in a teleconference meeting on Friday led by University of Georgia president Jere Morehead....

Georgia plans to name Sanford Stadium field for Vince Dooley

May. 2, 2019 3:07 PM EDT

Vince Dooley braced for big news — good or bad — when University of Georgia President Jere Morehead and athletic director Greg McGarity interrupted his gardening for a surprise visit Thursday morning. "I was hoping it was something positive and not something negative," Dooley said. The positive...