1. Georgia Bulldogs 2011 Dream Team: Shakin' It Up in 2012

    Little over a year ago, Georgia's Isaiah Crowell and friends were initiated into a fraternity of sorts. That was the day Mark Richt and the Bulldog coaching staff ignited a lantern filled with high hopes fueled by a powerhouse recruiting class...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 5,327 reads 23 comments

  2. Georgia Bulldogs: 5 Reasons Why Georgia Will Cruise Through 2012

    Although the SEC West hovers over Athens like a big, black storm cloud, the Georgia Bulldogs are in a mental and physical state of preparation for dominance and revenge. Watch for this team to ignite a few sparks when spring practice starts soon...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 3,597 reads 8 comments

  3. UGA's Coach Mark Richt: Will His Chase for the National Title End in 2012?

    Georgia Coach Mark Richt will turn 52 this Saturday. By all appearances, Richt has held his age well. Aside from a slight paunch around the middle and thinning hair, he has maintained ...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 1,855 reads 18 comments

  4. Georgia Bulldogs Football: Fans Simmer over A.D. McGarity's Defense of Richt

    The kettle on the Athens, Ga. stovetop is simmering. No, it hasn't reached the boiling point yet, but it's come to a low, rumbling simmer, like peanut brittle when it's almost hot enough to pour...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 2,185 reads 14 comments

  5. Georgia Bulldogs Football: No New Year's Cheers in Dawg-Land After Outback Bowl

    Overtime stings. It hurts for months after the game ends. Once the pain sets in, game replays of the mind dig into the soul of a fan like a splinter sticking into a bare foot...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 698 reads 4 comments

  6. Georgia Bulldogs Football: Looking to the New Year with a Finish to the Old One

    If you don't believe bowl games can spruce up a dreary season, just ask Auburn Coach Gene Chizik. In a game comprised of exceptional offensive and special teams play, Auburn trampled ...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 637 reads 8 comments

  7. Georgia vs Michigan State: SEC Dominance Versus Big 10 Revenge in the Outback

    Three points. That's all that separates the Michigan State Spartans from the scent of roses. For the University of Georgia Bulldogs, sugar would have been sweeter...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 1,498 reads 11 comments

  8. Georgia Bulldogs: 2011-2012 5 Top Surprises from the Dawg House

    With stockings full of cheer and prime commits for 2012, the Georgia Bulldogs are headed for a postseason full of surprises...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 4,553 reads 6 comments

  9. 2011 Bowl Games: Some Really Bad Bowl Game Matchups

    A Southern team dancing the hula with a Midwest partner? The former national champions heading to Hot-Lanta? No sugar in the Sugar? Thinking you need your eyes checked? Some matchups for the 2011-2012 bowl season have got to be misprints...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 245 reads 0 comments

  10. BCS Rankings: We Got No.1 vs. No. 2, so the BCS Did Its Job

    Game face on. The Bowl Championship Series National Championship Game is set. The No. 1 team will play the No. 2 team...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 1,077 reads 5 comments

  11. LSU Versus Alabama Again: Will This Game Be a Rematch or a Re-Run?

    Tonight, the fairy godmother of BCS rankings dusted Tuscaloosa with magic. A rematch of LSU and Alabama for the BCS national championship is finally official. Down on the bayou, the rue is sizzling in the pan and the Cajuns are hungry...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 999 reads 52 comments

  12. SEC Championship Game: Bulldogs Won the First Half, but Fall Hard

    On paper, the first-half Georgia Bulldogs won the SEC Championship Game. The Bulldogs’ halftime stats were impressive. The play-calling was respectable. The crowd was noisy and boisterous with the capacity advantage favoring the red and black...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 607 reads 1 comments

  13. BCS Rankings: Predicting Who's in and Who's out of the BCS Top 25

    As the end-of-season depression sets in for college football fans, the final week's BCS drama unfolds. Teams like LSU and Alabama have proven their BCS ranking's worth...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 2,272 reads 0 comments

  14. BCS Bowl Predictions: Stock Report for the Top 5 Bowl Contenders

    The vital signs of the college football BCS' top-five bowl contenders are evident. Dominance comes in purple and gold...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 707 reads 2 comments

  15. BCS Bowl Projections: Which Team Will Unbeaten Houston Knock out of a BCS Game?

    There's a singular word that defines college football greatness. That word is undefeated. There's a team dangling among the undefeated. They are ready to flatten the rankings like a Humvee in Afghanistan...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 38 reads 0 comments

  16. Bowl Projections 2012: Picking Bowl Games for the Top SEC Teams

    The wild ride in the Southeastern Conference continues to defy logic. Hold on! December is only days away, and bowl scouts have scoured the turf from South Carolina to Alabama with their picks...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 3,763 reads 1 comments

  17. Georgia Bulldogs Football: The Redemption of Mark Richt

    It was the second week of the 2011 college football season. I was sitting in a south Alabama church pew when I first realized that Mark Richt ’s job was in real jeopardy...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 2,580 reads 12 comments

  18. BCS Standings: No Michigan-Ohio State rematch in '06? Then no LSU-Bama Rematch

    There’s a sense of flippancy in the chatter of an Alabama / LSU rematch. Although it makes for interesting commentary, is it realistic to think that this SEC rematch might ...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 1,089 reads 11 comments

  19. BCS Rankings: With Their Defense, Is Oregon the Team To Watch Out For?

    The recurring nightmares have passed. Wiped from memory is Auburn quarterback Cam Newton skipping around Phoenix Stadium celebrating the Tigers’ win over the Ducks last year...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 454 reads 1 comments

  20. BCS Rankings: Does Controversial System Really Create More Interest?

    Want to liven up a boring tailgate? Bring up the Bowl Championship Series (BCS). Otherwise known in the college-sporting world as the Sunday night rankings: this is the system fans love to hate...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 524 reads 0 comments

  21. Boise State Football: This is Why the Broncos Need the Big East

    The fall from the Top 10 is vile. It hit the Boise State Broncos like a freakish buck off the mechanical bull at Gilley’s...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 2,402 reads 10 comments

  22. SEC College Football: Memories of a 1968 Matchup Between Auburn and Georgia

    My girlfriend invited me to go to the Auburn/Georgia game. It was 1968 and my dad’s Mustang with the wood-grained sidewalls was scoring high in popularity along the hilly streets of Huntsville, Alabama...

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  23. SEC Football: The Auburn / Georgia Clash Between the Hedges

    If you live in the South, the Penn State scandal will be little more than a frighteningly bad dream by the time Saturday rolls around...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 478 reads 2 comments

  24. Joe Paterno: Reflecting on His Legacy at Penn State

    This is not an obituary. Obituaries are for people who die. Joe Paterno is not one of those. On Saturday—upon hearing the sickening news of the scandal on the Penn State campus—something inside all college football fans died...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 4,659 reads 38 comments

  25. BCS Rankings: Bowl Game Predictions for the Georgia Bulldogs

    The leaves on the Georgia trees aren't the only things turning. The Georgia Bulldogs have turned their program around. This week, they're a sportscaster's favorite topic as a sleeper for the SEC Championship, and a hope for an SEC East title...

    Georgia Byrd Written by Georgia Byrd about over 2 years ago 3,807 reads 16 comments