Georgia Rumors & News

  • Jake Fromm has to go to hospital to have fishing lure removed

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm, who avidly hunts and fishes, posted on social media that he had a fishing lure stuck in his leg. Fromm posted the injury to his Instagram story on Thursday night, just hours after he had posted a story with him catching a fish. Another..." May 18

  • Georgia sophomore punter announces he went through another knee surgery

    Macon Telegraph "Marshall Long may not be able to play during his third year on Georgia's campus. Long announced that he was forced to endure another knee surgery that will shelve him for the time being. Long was able to compete in Georgia's G-Day intrasquad scrimmage with the first team. He revealed his..." May 11

  • Report: Georgia to sign Smart to new 7-year, $49M deal

    The Score "Georgia will sign head coach Kirby Smart a new seven-year contract worth $49 million just a few months after he led the program to the national title game in his second season on the job, sources told Mark Schlabach of ESPN. Smart's new deal nearly doubles the average annual salary he was set..." May 03

  • Kirby Smart expected to receive big contract, raise from Georgia

    Larry Brown Sports "The University of Georgia football team took a huge step forward last season, and head coach Kirby Smart may be getting a big contract and raise as a result. Georgia has increased the pay of Smart’s staff members, but the head coach himself hasn’t received a big raise yet. That could change..." May 03

  • McGarity expects Georgia-Clemson to resume football rivalry ‘in the not too distant future’

    Athens Banner-Herald "Dabo Swinney got some hearts racing this offseason in the football fan bases of Georgia and Clemson last week when the Tigers coach said he’d like to see the school’s border rivalry resumed on an annual basis. An every year game between two programs that reached the College Football Playoff..." May 02

  • Ex-ND DL Jay Hayes will transfer to Georgia

    ESPN "Months after knocking Oklahoma out of the College Football Playoff, Georgia has stolen one of the Sooners' would-be defensive linemen. Notre Dame graduate transfer Jay Hayes announced Wednesday that he will be headed to Georgia, less than two weeks after first committing to Oklahoma. As a grad..." April 26

  • Hidden shower camera leads to firing, felony arrest of Georgia equipment manager

    CBS Sports "An assistant equipment manager at Georgia is facing four felony charges and one misdemeanor for, among other charges, allegedly placing a hidden camera in the Bulldogs' locker room shower. Kevin Purvis, 37, was arrested and booked into Athens-Clarke County jail on Friday night and charged with..." March 24

  • Georgia makes splash by landing 5-star CB Tyson Campbell

    SI "Moments before top uncommitted prospect Patrick Surtain Jr. picked Alabama on Wednesday morning, his teammate and defensive secondary partner at American Heritage (Fla.) High School made his own call. Tyson Campbell, who entered National Signing Day as the No. 12 overall prospect in the country,..." February 07

  • Georgia flips 4-star LB Quay Walker from Alabama

    Alabama "It had looked likely for a while that Quay Walker would sign with someone other than Alabama. And that's how it played out on National Signing Day. The four-star Georgia linebacker, who had been committed to Alabama since June, announced Wednesday morning that he will instead sign with..." February 07

  • 4-star WR Tommy Bush signs with Georgia

    Bleacher Report "Tommy Bush, a 4-star wideout from Schertz, Texas, committed to Georgia over Texas, Baylor, Michigan State and Ole Miss. Trent Smallwood of Rivals.com shared the news. Bush is considered the No. 37 wide receiver and the No. 196 player overall in the Class of 2018 in 247Sports' composite..." February 07

  • Former Georgia QB Jacob Eason officially transfers back home to Washington

    CBS Sports "What was once an inevitability officially became reality on Tuesday as Washington welcomed former 5-star quarterback prospect and one-time Georgia starter Jacob Eason to the Huskies. The school announced the addition of Eason via video posted to the official recruiting account. Eason, a..." February 06

  • Georgia players bid QB Jacob Eason farewell as he leaves school

    Larry Brown Sports "Former prized recruit Jacob Eason left Georgia on Sunday, leaving behind many saddened teammates. Eason, who was one of the top recruits in the 2016 class and quarterbacked Georgia as a true freshman, lost the starting job to Jake Fromm last season. Between Fromm and the presence of incoming..." January 29

  • Alabama-Georgia National Championship thriller draws 16.7 overnight rating, up from last two years

    Awful Announcing "Heading into Monday’s College Football Playoff National Championship, expectations for ESPN’s ratings were low. Analysts figured that a matchup of two SEC schools that stand less than 300 miles from each other would have limited appeal outside the southeast, driving down the game’s..." January 09

  • Report: Georgia QB, Week 1 starter Jacob Eason expected to transfer to Washington

    CBS Sports "Quarterback Jacob Eason, Georgia's Week 1 starter, is leaning heavily towards transferring to Washington, according to Adam Jude of the Seattle Times. Jude writes that Eason is expected to transfer "barring a last-minute change of heart." Georgia nor Eason, who is from Lake Stevens,..." January 09

  • Roof leaking at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

    Larry Brown Sports "With less than two hours to go before scheduled kickoff of the National Championship game, Mercedes-Benz Stadium may have a bit of an issue. Multiple reporters said Monday evening that there was some sort of leak coming through the roof of the stadium onto the field." January 08

  • Ticket prices soar ahead of 2018 CFP National Championship

    ESPN "Monday's College Football Playoff National Championship Presented By AT&T between Alabama and Georgia has turned into one of the hottest tickets in college football history. The average ticket sold on the most frequented resale sites is up over $2,300 ($2,319 on StubHub, $2,413 on Vivid..." January 08

  • Protesters plan to greet Donald Trump at college football national championship

    CBS Sports "Donald Trump plans to attend the College Football Playoff National Championship in Atlanta on Monday night and two groups have already put out a call to action to protest his arrival. The Atlanta chapter of the NAACP and the group Refuse Fascism ATL have already announced plans to protest near..." January 08

  • Bettors siding with 3.5/4-point favorite Alabama in Las Vegas

    ESPN "The College Football Playoff National Championship between Alabama and Georgia is setting up to be a big decision for some Las Vegas sportsbooks, with the house rooting for the underdog Bulldogs. Alabama heads into Monday as a 3.5- or 4-point favorite over Georgia in an all-SEC championship..." January 07

  • President Trump plans to attend College Football Playoff title game

    USA Today "President Donald Trump is planning to attend the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday. The news was confirmed to USA TODAY by two people within the administration who were not authorized to speak publicly because Trump's schedule isn't yet official. The all-Southeastern..." January 03

  • Georgia's Davin Bellamy Teaches Baker Mayfield Important Lesson About Humility By Not Being Humble

    The Big Lead "Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield won the Heisman this year. He was quite brash along the way, finding himself in some incidents. Today, he played magnificently in the Rose Bowl, only to lose in devastating fashion. He may have also done a throat-slash move at one point. A real mixed..." January 02

  • Georgia fans crashed StubHub looking for title tickets after Oklahoma game

    Larry Brown Sports "Georgia fans watched their team pull off a win in one of the most exciting college football games you will ever see on Monday, and many of them want to witness the Bulldogs take on Alabama in person. If you plan on doing that by way of StubHub, it’ll cost about $2,000 just to get in the..." January 02

  • Georgia backup QB Jacob Eason doesn't question his role: 'Look where we are now'

    USA Today "Kyler Murray empathizes with Jacob Eason. The Oklahoma backup quarterback had a similar path to the Georgia backup quarterback: Highly touted, believed to be the quarterback of the future … then stuck in uncertainty, and on the bench. Murray was one of the top quarterbacks in the 2015..." December 30

  • Georgia LB Natrez Patrick Won't Play vs. Oklahoma After Entering Drug Program

    Bleacher Report "The Georgia Bulldogs will be without linebacker Natrez Patrick when they face the Oklahoma Sooners on Jan. 1 in the College Football Playoff. On Thursday, Mark Schlabach of ESPN.com reported Patrick entered a drug treatment program and will not play in the game. Patrick was arrested..." December 21

  • Cade Mays, top prospect in Tennessee, will play for Georgia

    Knoxville News Sentinel "Cade Mays had a Clark Kent moment. He stood up and opened his button-up shirt to expose the Georgia T-shirt underneath. The top recruit in the state, and No. 2 offensive tackle in the country per 247Sports, announced that he will be a Bulldog live on ESPN on Wednesday, the start of the football..." December 20

  • Brenton Cox the sixth 5-star prospect to choose Georgia

    Dawg Nation "Add the name Brenton Cox to the list of 5-star Bulldogs in the Class of 2018. Cox chose Georgia over Alabama on Wednesday during a ceremony aired live on ESPNU from the Stockbridge (Ga.) High School library. That moves the tally for 5-stars who signed with the Bulldogs on the first day of..." December 20

  • Top QB prospect Justin Fields confirms commitment to Georgia

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Quarterback Justin Fields, the No. 2 overall prospect in the class of 2018 according to 247Sports, confirmed Sunday he’s sticking with his decision to attend Georgia. The dual-threat signal-caller will make his choice official on Wednesday, the first day of the new early signing period,..." December 18

  • Georgia LB Natrez Patrick faces court hearing after failed drug test

    ESPN "Georgia linebacker Natrez Patrick, who had a misdemeanor drug charge dropped earlier this week, also faces a January court hearing for an alleged probation violation after he tested positive for marijuana, a solicitor told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. According to the report, the drug test..." December 16

  • Georgia LB Natrez Patrick sees pot charge dropped; status for playoffs still uncertain

    College Football Talk "Finally, there is some positive news off the field for the Georgia football program, even as some clarity on one player’s status moving forward is still needed. According to ESPN.com‘s Mark Schlabach, the Barrow County district attorney’s office has decided to drop a marijuana possession charge..." December 14

  • Clemson-Alabama, Oklahoma-Georgia set for playoff semis

    ESPN "Clemson, Oklahoma, and Georgia took care of business in their respective conference championship games on Saturday and received berths Sunday in the College Football Playoff. Alabama was selected as the fourth team, over Ohio State. The No. 1 Tigers will face the No. 4 Crimson Tide in the..." December 03

  • UGA's Natrez Patrick arrested for DUI, marijuana-related charges

    ESPN "Linebacker Natrez Patrick was one of two Georgia players arrested late Saturday night on misdemeanor marijuana charges. A Barrow County sheriff's deputy arrested Patrick and reserve receiver Jayson Stanley on Georgia Highway 316 around 11:50 p.m. Saturday, only hours after the No. 6 Bulldogs..." December 03