Georgia

Georgia was 10 minutes into its 14th preseason football practice Tuesday afternoon when coach Mark Richt announced an annual tradition.

Less than two weeks into his inaugural preseason camp at Georgia, freshman tailback Nick Chubb has been videotaped lighting up a teammate on a blocking drill and led all rushers in the first scrimmage.

Georgia pitted its first-team offense against its first-team defense during Saturday night's first preseason scrimmage at Sanford Stadium, and coach Mark Richt found positives on both sides of the ball.

Today's first football scrimmage at Georgia will have no bearing on the status of starting quarterback Hutson Mason or starting tailback Todd Gurley.

Wide-eyed true freshmen aren't the only ones having to adjust as Georgia enters its second week of preseason football camp today.

The NCAA Division I board of directors voted 16-2 Thursday to restructure how the Atlantic Coast, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and Southeastern conferences will govern themselves, paving the way for student-athletes to have voices and votes at every level of decision-making.

Georgia kicker Marshall Morgan is encountering pressure again this season, but for an entirely different reason.

ATHENS, Ga. — Batting .333 over the course of a season can result in accolades for a professional baseball player.

New Georgia defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt was discussing the nose tackle position last week with reporters and was asked if he preferred someone as big as Terrence Cody or a smaller body type who had more stamina.

Two years ago, John Theus was a top-25 national prospect competing for a tackle spot on Georgia's offensive line.

ATHENS, Ga. — Auburn won't be alone this football season in commemorating former tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen, who died in late June.

ATHENS, Ga. — The start of another preseason football camp is always exciting at the University of Georgia. News of another injury to receiver Malcolm Mitchell is not.

ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia's offseason troubles occurred right up to the start of preseason camp.

Georgia's football team will begin preseason camp today with the same primary objective as always under 14th-year coach Mark Richt: winning the Southeastern Conference's East Division for the right to play for the league championship.

Former University of Tennessee at Chattanooga basketball player Vincent Robinson is going into the inaugural class of the Jackson County (Ala.) Sports Hall of Fame along with Alabama All-America and national champion quarterback Pat Trammell from Scottsboro, Georgia football hall of famer Robert "Bigfoot" Clemens, 1,116-win harness racer Sanders Russell from Stevenson and 11 others.

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