Chip Towers

Chip Towers covers the Georgia Bulldogs for the AJC. UGA / DawgNation

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Georgia Bulldogs not ready for primetime until they fix guard issues
 ATHENS — Not quite ready for primetime. That’s all you can say about Georgia Bulldogs at the moment. The players want it. The fans want it. Tom Crean wants it in the worst way. They just don’t have the horses to run with the
            likes of Kentucky just yet. Or Tennessee. Or Auburn. Or Arizona State. That’s not...

Posted: 3 days ago

ATHENS — Not quite ready for primetime. That’s all you can say about Georgia Bulldogs at the moment. The players want it. The fans want it. Tom Crean wants it in the worst way. They just don’t have the horses to run with the likes of Kentucky just yet. Or Tennessee. Or Auburn. Or Arizona State. That’s not...
Friends or foes? It’s a fine line for Georgia’s Tom Crean, Kentucky’s John Calipari
 ATHENS – Kentucky may be a bigger, stronger, higher-ranked team. The Wildcats may be the more regal basketball program and
            features one of the game’s greatest coaches. They may indeed beat Georgia at Stegeman Coliseum on Tuesday, as they often do. But the Bulldogs absolutely won’t be intimidated by the whole...

Posted: 4 days ago

ATHENS – Kentucky may be a bigger, stronger, higher-ranked team. The Wildcats may be the more regal basketball program and features one of the game’s greatest coaches. They may indeed beat Georgia at Stegeman Coliseum on Tuesday, as they often do. But the Bulldogs absolutely won’t be intimidated by the whole...
Todd Hartley coming home to coach tight ends for Georgia Bulldogs
 ATHENS — Todd Hartley’s coming home. Hartley, a Georgia graduate and former member of the Bulldogs’ coaching staff, was announced as Georgia’s new tight ends coach
            by Kirby Smart Monday morning. Hartley comes to Georgia from the University of Miami, where he served as tight ends coach and special teams...

Posted: 5 days ago

ATHENS — Todd Hartley’s coming home. Hartley, a Georgia graduate and former member of the Bulldogs’ coaching staff, was announced as Georgia’s new tight ends coach by Kirby Smart Monday morning. Hartley comes to Georgia from the University of Miami, where he served as tight ends coach and special teams...
Bulldogs reportedly interviewing top recruiter
 ATHENS — Corey Raymond, one of LSU’s most renown recruiters, is reportedly on the UGA campus this weekend interviewing with Georgia football coaches.  That’s according to a report by LSU.Rivals.com on Saturday, which says the Tigers’ cornerbacks coach is due to remain in Athens through Sunday.  Raymond...

Posted: 6 days ago

ATHENS — Corey Raymond, one of LSU’s most renown recruiters, is reportedly on the UGA campus this weekend interviewing with Georgia football coaches.  That’s according to a report by LSU.Rivals.com on Saturday, which says the Tigers’ cornerbacks coach is due to remain in Athens through Sunday.  Raymond...
Georgia Bulldogs interviewing ‘Godfather of DBU) for coaching vacancy
 ATHENS — Corey Raymond, one of LSU’s most renown recruiters , is reportedly on the UGA campus this weekend interviewing with
            Georgia football coaches. That’s according to a report by LSU.rivals.com on Saturday, which says the Tigers’ cornerbacks coach is due to remain in Athens
            through Sunday...

Posted: 6 days ago

ATHENS — Corey Raymond, one of LSU’s most renown recruiters , is reportedly on the UGA campus this weekend interviewing with Georgia football coaches. That’s according to a report by LSU.rivals.com on Saturday, which says the Tigers’ cornerbacks coach is due to remain in Athens through Sunday...
Georgia Bulldogs head to Auburn without head coach Tom Crean
 ATHENS — The Georgia Bulldogs will arrive in Auburn, Ala., for Saturday’s game without their head coach. Tom Crean, a veteran coach in his first year with the Bulldogs, left Athens instead bound for Detroit. He went there to visit
            his mother, who has been ill for the greater part of Crean’s tenure at Georgia...

Posted: 7 days ago

ATHENS — The Georgia Bulldogs will arrive in Auburn, Ala., for Saturday’s game without their head coach. Tom Crean, a veteran coach in his first year with the Bulldogs, left Athens instead bound for Detroit. He went there to visit his mother, who has been ill for the greater part of Crean’s tenure at Georgia...
Georgia Bulldogs didn’t have to go far to find the ideal offensive coordinator
 ATHENS — Fantastic. Bravo. Job well done. Georgia coach Kirby Smart finally promoted James Coley to offensive coordinator on Friday. Or, more accurately, he simply
            dropped the “co-” from Coley’s title, which already was co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. It’s important to not here that...

Posted: 7 days ago

ATHENS — Fantastic. Bravo. Job well done. Georgia coach Kirby Smart finally promoted James Coley to offensive coordinator on Friday. Or, more accurately, he simply dropped the “co-” from Coley’s title, which already was co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. It’s important to not here that...