Before saying Friday it would not be recruiting Penn State players, Georgia gave notification to the Nittany Lions of 19 athletes whom the school's coaches planned to contact, on the same day the NCAA's punishments against Penn State were announced.
While most prospects at the NFTC in Buford, Ga., Saturday were competing for an invite to the opening, linebacker Reginald Carter, a Georgia commit, was just happy to be competing at all.
Georgia's secondary is thin and will only get thinner after the 2012 season. The commitment of 2013 cornerback Shaq Wiggins should help.
On the field, Georgia's newest QB draws comparisons to a hated former rival, along with the nickname "Tebow Jr.," but Faton Bauta says he's a much better passer with just as much will to win for UGA.
Nearly 30 Georgia Bulldogs visited and played with about 600 children from their community at a Holiday Festival for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Athens.
Fans ask whether Mark Richt knew youngsters would be WR stars, where the win over UF ranks among favorite moments, and how sure UGA is that it could win the SEC title.
Georgia has been manhandled on its last two trips to Knoxville to play the Vols.
For coach Mark Richt, every time Georgia plays it's a "benchmark" game. But his players truly believe they're a changed team from the one MSU beat in 2010.
With Chris Burnette out of action, Kenarious Gates played all 82 snaps on a high ankle sprain because the O-line needed him.
The Bulldogs know coach Mark Richt is feeling some heat, and winning is the cure-all. They also know Saturday's opponent, Ole Miss, has a coach on the hot seat, too.
Senior safety Jakar Hamilton has left the team, according to his mother, and will transfer.