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Jan 9, 2018
Riley Ridley has a ‘lifting point’ for Georgia

Riley Ridley has a ‘lifting point’ for Georgia

ATLANTA – Amid the craziness, the celebration on one side and the stunned silence on the other, Calvin Ridley and Riley Ridley managed to find each other. They spoke for a minute, embraced, and then took off their jerseys and gave them to each other. “Hey man,” Calvin Ridley told his younger brother, holding his […] The post Riley Ridley has a ‘lifting point’ for Georgia appeared first on DawgNation.
Jan 9, 2018
The aftermath will be a busy few days for the Georgia football program

The aftermath will be a busy few days for the Georgia football program

  ATLANTA – Roquan Smith sat at his locker, his head down, speaking slowly. The star Georgia linebacker has been an upbeat leader for his team all year, and he tried to be again, talking about what must have been the most difficult loss of his college career. But Smith’s frustration was obvious. “It sucks. […] The post The aftermath will be a busy few days for the Georgia football program appeared first on DawgNation.
Jan 9, 2018
Jake Fromm and Tua Tagovailoa were no strangers to each other

Jake Fromm and Tua Tagovailoa were no strangers to each other

ATLANTA – It reeked of a panic move by Alabama. Put the freshman quarterback in the game, at halftime of the national championship. Bench the guy that got you there. Desperation. But on the Georgia sideline, Jake Fromm had reason to be wary. He knows Tua Tagovailoa. He knows him very well, in fact. He […] The post Jake Fromm and Tua Tagovailoa were no strangers to each other appeared first on DawgNation.
Jan 9, 2018
Georgia’s Tyler Simmons on key offsides call: ‘It was real close’

Georgia’s Tyler Simmons on key offsides call: ‘It was real close’

ATLANTA – Tyler Simmons inched towards the line, ready to run towards the punter. The ball was snapped, just as Simmons was darting towards the punter. He blocked it. Simmons and Georgia celebrated, ready to take a commanding lead over Alabama in the national championship. But there was a problem. A yellow flag was on […] The post Georgia’s Tyler Simmons on key offsides call: ‘It was real close’ appeared first on DawgNation.
Jan 8, 2018
Georgia-Alabama football score: Live updates for the 2018 National Championship Game

Georgia-Alabama football score: Live updates for the 2018 National Championship Game

The 2018 National Championship Game will be played Jan. 8 in Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. Georgia punched a ticket to the title game by beating Oklahoma. Alabama beat Clemson. Below find the score and live updates for the National Championship Game. Georgia-Alabama football score: Live updates for the 2018 National Championship Game Tweets about from:@UGAfootball […] The post Georgia-Alabama football score: Live updates for the 2018 National Championship Game appeared first on DawgNation.
Jan 8, 2018
The divided loyalties of Maurice Smith, formerly of both Georgia and Alabama

The divided loyalties of Maurice Smith, formerly of both Georgia and Alabama

ATLANTA — Maurice Smith has the rare distinction of having played for both Alabama and Georgia. And he’s as torn as anybody on who to root for in the national championship. Smith, you may recall, was the starting nickel back for Georgia last season, after spending the first three years of his career at Alabama. […] The post The divided loyalties of Maurice Smith, formerly of both Georgia and Alabama appeared first on DawgNation.
Jan 8, 2018
National championship: Georgia vs. Alabama, pregame observations

National championship: Georgia vs. Alabama, pregame observations

ATLANTA — The most important game in decades for the Georgia football program kicks off at 8 p.m. The national championship. Alabama. In the lead-up to the game, check here for updates, analysis and observations as the two teams prepare to square off. An overrated stat? It’s been mentioned often in the past week that […] The post National championship: Georgia vs. Alabama, pregame observations appeared first on DawgNation.
Jan 8, 2018
Requirement for playing in national championship: A receiver named Ridley

Requirement for playing in national championship: A receiver named Ridley

ATLANTA – It wasn’t that the name too closely aligned him with his more famous older brother. It wasn’t that he wanted to escape Calvin Ridley’s shadow. There was a simpler explanation for the man formerly known as Cavin Ridley – one letter apart, if your eye glances over it too quickly – to declare […] The post Requirement for playing in national championship: A receiver named Ridley appeared first on DawgNation.
Jan 7, 2018
From Alabama to Georgia: The Glenn Schumann emergence

From Alabama to Georgia: The Glenn Schumann emergence

ATLANTA – Glenn Schumann was a popular guy on Saturday morning. For the one hour that comprised media day for the national championship game, reporters quizzed and prodded a man who will not play on Monday night, who few had heard of two years ago, and who no one could seem to find anything about […] The post From Alabama to Georgia: The Glenn Schumann emergence appeared first on DawgNation.
Jan 7, 2018
The play, the reckoning and hope for an ‘exorcism’: Revisiting last Georgia-Alabama title game

The play, the reckoning and hope for an ‘exorcism’: Revisiting last Georgia-Alabama title game

“Those last five or six seconds running off the clock felt like 20 minutes. I’m just staring at the clock, and in my head I’m like, ‘What can I do to stop it? What can I do?’ There’s nothing you can do at the moment. It’s over. It sucks.” – Former Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray […] The post The play, the reckoning and hope for an ‘exorcism’: Revisiting last Georgia-Alabama title game appeared first on DawgNation.
Jan 6, 2018
Georgia’s strength in the championship game: Lack of injuries

Georgia’s strength in the championship game: Lack of injuries

ATLANTA – When Kirby Smart left Alabama to become the head coach at Georgia, it was widely thought he would bring Scott Cochran, the longtime strength and conditioning coordinator, with him. The two were very close, their wives and children close. But Cochran opted to stay at Alabama, and Smart turned elsewhere. And in one […] The post Georgia’s strength in the championship game: Lack of injuries appeared first on DawgNation.
Jan 6, 2018
Change coming to Georgia offensive line after championship game

Change coming to Georgia offensive line after championship game

ATLANTA – Freshman Andrew Thomas has started every game at right tackle for Georgia this season, and will do so again in the national championship game on Monday night. That could end up being his final game at that spot. The plan is for Thomas to be the left tackle next season, offensive line coach […] The post Change coming to Georgia offensive line after championship game appeared first on DawgNation.
Jan 6, 2018
Georgia status updates: Charlie Woerner and Jayson Stanley

Georgia status updates: Charlie Woerner and Jayson Stanley

ATLANTA — Georgia will be getting one player back for the national championship game, but will likely be without another one. Jayson Stanley, a receiver and special teams standout, will be eligible to play on Monday, head coach Kirby Smart confirmed on Saturday morning. “He’ll play,” Smart said of Stanley. Stanley doesn’t have any catches […] The post Georgia status updates: Charlie Woerner and Jayson Stanley appeared first on DawgNation.
Jan 5, 2018
Aaron Murray favors defenses, and the Bulldogs, in national title game

Aaron Murray favors defenses, and the Bulldogs, in national title game

ATHENS – At first, we were going to let Aaron Murray off the hook: He didn’t have to make a pick for the national title game. “Hey I can pick, come on now,” Murray said, chuckling. Fair enough. And this time the former Georgia quarterback went for the alma mater, picking it to beat Alabama […] The post Aaron Murray favors defenses, and the Bulldogs, in national title game appeared first on DawgNation.
Jan 5, 2018
Georgia may never see another season like this one

Georgia may never see another season like this one

“I wish there was a way to know you’re in the good ol’ days before you actually left them.” – Andy Bernard (played by Ed Helms) in series finale of “The Office.” The Georgia football team plays a fairly important game on Monday. Win or lose, though, it’s already been an amazing year. From the […] The post Georgia may never see another season like this one appeared first on DawgNation.

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