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Former Georgia Football Star Sentenced in Fatal Crash

Accident happened on the day of parade celebrating national championship

(Newser) - Jalen Carter, a member of the University of Georgia's national championship football team, was sentenced to probation on Thursday in a crash the killed two people. Carter had pleaded no contest to charges of racing and reckless driving, CNN reports. He was ordered to serve 12 months' probation, pay...

Report Released in Fatal Georgia Football Crash

Speed was a factor in Sunday crash that killed Devin Willock, driver Chandler LeCroy

(Newser) - University of Georgia football recruiting analyst Chandler LeCroy was speeding when her SUV ran off the road and crashed early Sunday , killing LeCroy and player Devin Willock, who wasn't wearing a seatbelt. LeCroy's Ford Expedition "failed to negotiate a left curve, resulting in the vehicle striking a...

Georgia Player, Staff Member Killed in Crash After Celebration

Devin Willock and Chandler LeCroy die in one-vehicle accident

(Newser) - A University of Georgia player and staff member were killed in a car crash early Sunday, hours after a parade and celebration of their national football championship . Devin Willock , an offensive lineman, and Chandler LeCroy, a member of the recruiting staff, died after the one-vehicle accident in Athens, the university...

Title Game Was Biggest Blowout in Bowl History

Georgia beats TCU 65-7, largest defeat of any college bowl game ever

(Newser) - Stetson Bennett threw two touchdown passes and ran for two scores in the first half as No. 1 Georgia demolished No. 3 TCU 65-7 Monday night to become the first team to win consecutive College Football Playoff national championships. It was not only the biggest blowout in any college championship,...

Vince Dooley Had 1 National Title, 1 Losing Season

Georgia coach and athletic director built winners in men's, women's sports

(Newser) - Vince Dooley, the football coach who carried himself like a professor and guided Georgia for a quarter-century of success that included the 1980 national championship, died Friday. He was 90. The school announced that Dooley died peacefully at his Athens home, surrounded by his wife, Barbara, and their four children,...

Georgia Bulldogs Are National Champions, Finally

Team beats rival Alabama 33-18 in college football playoffs

(Newser) - Stetson Bennett delivered the biggest throws of his storybook career and Georgia's defense sealed the sweetest victory in program history, vanquishing rival Alabama 33-18 in the College Football Playoff title Monday for its first national title in 41 years, the AP reports. Bennett connected with Adonai Mitchell on a...

The Game Went Into Overtime. Then, an 'Unbelievable' End

Alabama Crimson Tide beats Georgia Bulldogs 26-23

(Newser) - Tua Tagovailoa threw a 41-yard touchdown to DeVonta Smith to give No. 4 Alabama a 26-23 overtime victory against No. 3 Georgia to win the College Football Playoff national championship in Atlanta Monday night. Tagovailoa entered the game at halftime, replacing a struggling Jalen Hurts, and threw three touchdown passes,...

Georgia Beats Oklahoma in Classic Rose Bowl

Bulldogs prevailed in double-overtime thriller

(Newser) - Sony Michel burst through the line for a 27-yard touchdown run to give No. 3 Georgia a 54-48 victory Monday night against No. 2 Oklahoma, winning the first overtime Rose Bowl and sending the Bulldogs to the College Football Playoff championship game. Michel, who had a fumble in the fourth...

Georgia Mourns Football Mascot
 Georgia Mourns 
 Football Mascot 

Georgia Mourns Football Mascot

Bulldog, 4, served less than 2 full seasons in shortest reign ever

(Newser) - The University of Georgia football team’s mascot, bulldog Uga VII, has died. He was 4 and had not yet served out two full seasons, the shortest reign in 54 years of Ugas at UGa. Uga was not only a mascot but a beloved pet to the Savannah family that...

This Year's Must-See College Games

(Newser) - College football season is just a few yards away, so Fox Sports scans the schedule for must-see affairs. The picks:
  1. Ohio State at Penn State, Nov. 7: With Michigan in its present state, this is the Big 10’s showcase game, and the winner is a good bet to go

Another Memphis Player Accused of SAT Cheating

Dozier's initial results were invalidated

(Newser) - Another former University of Memphis player has a dodgy-looking SAT score in his past, ESPN reports. Robert Dozier was originally set to go to Georgia, until the school noticed that he’d scored a 1260 on his SAT, a score drastically better than his practice exams. The NCAA Initial-Eligibility Clearinghouse...

5 Football Saturdays to Savor
 5 Football Saturdays to Savor

5 Football Saturdays to Savor

Hype machine already churning for Ohio State-USC showdown Sept. 13

(Newser) - With the college football season set to kick off Thursday, blogger The Kid outlines the five weekends that will help decide who plays in the national championship game on Jan. 8 in Miami.
  • Aug. 30: Illinois and Missouri square off in St. Louis; Clemson and Alabama meet in Atlanta. “

Georgia Tops Preseason AP Poll
 Georgia Tops Preseason AP Poll

Georgia Tops Preseason AP Poll

Six teams from SEC make the rankings

(Newser) - Georgia is the top Bulldog in the AP’s preseason poll, beating out Ohio State for the leading spot. The Bulldogs wowed voters with their 41-10 thumping of Hawaii in the Sugar Bowl, after finishing the year with seven straight victories. The Buckeyes, meanwhile, disappointed in the championship game for...

Coaches Take Lessons From Iraq Troops

Mideast trip inspires grid bosses from Notre Dame, Auburn, Miami

(Newser) - Five big-name college football coaches toured the Middle East for five days, but it was they who came away star-struck by the troops—particularly the teamwork they witnessed among kids the same age as their own players. "We put signs up saying, 'Leave your egos at the door,'"...

Bowl System May Violate Federal Law
Bowl System May Violate Federal Law

Bowl System May Violate Federal Law

Congress explores launching antitrust probe, backing playoff

(Newser) - A Congressional resolution could have the Justice Department looking into whether the college football bowl system is illegal, the AP reports. The authors of the resolution say  the system restricts trade because only the biggest schools seem to have a shot at being voted into the championship game. A look...

No. 8 Georgia Women Rally to Knock off Iowa
No. 8 Georgia Women Rally to Knock off Iowa

No. 8 Georgia Women Rally to Knock off Iowa

Elsewhere, Notre Dame advances with victory over SMU

(Newser) - Ashley Houts scored her team's last eight points, all on free throws in the final 41 seconds, as eighth-seeded Georgia overcame a halftime deficit to defeat Iowa, 67-61, in the first round of the women's NCAA tournament. Angel Robinson led the winners with 17 points while Houts added 12 assists....

Xavier Battles Back to Beat Georgia
Xavier Battles Back to Beat Georgia
march madness

Xavier Battles Back to Beat Georgia

Musketeers erase 11-point, second-half deficit to avoid upset

(Newser) - Third-seeded Xavier avoided the first major upset of the NCAA Tournament today when it came from behind to beat 14th-seeded Georgia 73-61, reports the Cincinnati Enquirer. The Musketeers (28-6) trailed by 11 points in the second half, but freshman Dante Jackson hit a 3-pointer with 7:23 left to put...

Georgia Caps Stunning Run With SEC Title
Georgia Caps Stunning Run With SEC Title
March Madness

Georgia Caps Stunning Run With SEC Title

Bulldogs win four in four days after a 4-12 regular season

(Newser) - Georgia completed one of the most incredible runs in the history of conference tournaments, defeating Arkansas, 66-57, for its third upset win in 30 hours and the SEC title. The Bulldogs also grabbed an automatic entry in the NCAA tournament, and likely kept one of the many bubble teams out...

Rush Leads Kansas Into Big 12 Final
Rush Leads Kansas Into
Big 12 Final

Rush Leads Kansas Into Big 12 Final

Arkansas shocks No. 4 Tennessee, Georgia wins twice in one day

(Newser) - No. 5 Kansas knew it would need a big Rush to beat Texas A&M today, and luckily for the Jayhawks, they had it. Brandon Rush scored a career-high 28 points to lead Kansas to a 77-71 win in the Big 12 semifinals, reports the Kansas City Star. The Jayhawks...

Clemson Shocks No. 7 Duke in ACC Semis

Illinois continues surprise run, Georgia beats Kentucky in OT

(Newser) - Clemson had lost 22 straight to No. 7 Duke and hadn't reached a conference tournament final in 46 years, but none of that matters now, as the Tigers beat the Blue Devils 78-74 in the ACC semifinals today, reports the Associated Press. Clemson, which was led by Trevor Booker's 18...

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