#UGA

  • UGA football legend Andy Johnson dies at 65

    ATHENS, Ga. – Former University of Georgia quarterback Andy Johnson has died after a lengthy illness. He was 65. Johnson starred at UGA from 1971 through 1973, and later played seven seasons in the NFL as a running back. Johnson was also a standout baseball player and is a...
  • Georgia ranks No. 4 in ESPN’s post-spring Top 25 teams

    ATLANTA – It seems like an eternity of time has passed since Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa threw the biggest touchdown of his short college football career to defeat the Georgia Bulldogs in the National Championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. If you ask Georgia fans, they aren’t complaining,...
  • UGA linebacker Roquan Smith drafted to Bears

    Georgia Bulldogs linebacker Roquan Smith was drafted No. 8 overall to the Chicago Bears during the NFL Draft on Thursday. Smith, the Butkus Award winner and SEC Defensive Player of the Year, left Georgia after his junior year to enter the NFL. Smith was the team’s leading tackler in...
  • UGA could be headed towards historic NFL Draft

    The Georgia Bulldogs may have one of the biggest and most impressive draft classes in the school’s history, but only time will tell. The NFL Draft will take place at AT&T Stadium in Dallas this weekend with the first round beginning on Thursday. The Bulldogs have 15 players who...
  • UGA study: Medical marijuana could lead to less opioid abuse

    ATLANTA – New research from the University of Georgia finds medical marijuana could play a major role in fighting the nation’s opioid crisis. According to a study by UGA Public Policy Professor David Bradford and his team, legalizing medical marijuana appears to lead to less prescription opioid use. “When...
  • Georgia’s Fromm facing challenge from freshman QB Fields

    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) – Jake Fromm knows Georgia coach Kirby Smart isn’t afraid to play a freshman quarterback. Last spring, Fromm was the new kid on campus. He used a strong first impression in spring practice as momentum to win the starting job and lead the Bulldogs to the Southeastern...
  • UGA already buzzing about new QB Justin Fields

    ATHENS, Ga. – Apparently Justin Fields’ finger is just fine, thank you very much. Fields came to Georgia as the top-rated dual-threat quarterback in America. So, naturally, everybody in the Bulldogs’ spring camp is talking about how great his arm is. “Cannon” seemed to be the consensus description. Players...
  • UGA’s Justin Fields named ‘top impact’ freshman QB in 2018

    In the last few years, freshman quarterbacks have proved to the college football world that they can contribute right away. Last season, freshman Tua Tagovailoa led Alabama to a National Championship, defeating Georgia freshman Jake Fromm in the process. And the year prior, Jalen Hurts — who was replaced by Tagovailoa...
  • Former teacher sentenced for having relationship with student

    GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. – A former high school teacher and UGA star player was sentenced to prison after he convicted of sexually assaulting a former student. Mikey Henderson was charged in 2017 after allegations emerged he had a two-and-a-half-year relationship with a then-16-year-old girl. A judge told the former Parkview High School...