Michael Carvell

Michael Carvell covers College Football Recruiting. He started at the AJC in 1997 and has covered several beats, including NBA/Hawks and NASCAR. Recruiting blog UGA / DawgNation.com National Signing Day 2016: Top Recruits from Georgia #SigningDay #NationalSigningDay

Latest from Michael Carvell

Another backup quarterback is leaving Bulldogs
 Justin Fields isn’t the only Georgia quarterback transferring after the season.  Mathew Downing, a rising sophomore who served as the third-string quarterback for the Bulldogs this past season, announced on Twitter on Wednesday night that he is transferring to TCU. It was unclear whether or not he would be on scholarship at his...

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Justin Fields isn’t the only Georgia quarterback transferring after the season.  Mathew Downing, a rising sophomore who served as the third-string quarterback for the Bulldogs this past season, announced on Twitter on Wednesday night that he is transferring to TCU. It was unclear whether or not he would be on scholarship at his...
Another UGA backup quarterback announces transfer
 Justin Fields isn’t the only UGA quarterback transferring after the season. Mathew Downing, a rising sophomore who served as the third-string quarterback for the Bulldogs this past season, announced
            on Twitter on Wednesday night that he is transferring to TCU. It was unclear whether or not he would be on scholarship at
...

Posted: a minute ago

Justin Fields isn’t the only UGA quarterback transferring after the season. Mathew Downing, a rising sophomore who served as the third-string quarterback for the Bulldogs this past season, announced on Twitter on Wednesday night that he is transferring to TCU. It was unclear whether or not he would be on scholarship at ...
Kirby Smart cruises in helicopter to recruit Atlanta area
 It looks like Kirby Smart used one of his trademark moves on the recruiting trail on Tuesday. The UGA football coach apparently did some of his recruiting across in Atlanta via helicopter, which has been nicknamed the
            “Kirbycopter.” Very few things let a recruit know that a college head coach has arrived on your campus...

Posted: 23 hours ago

It looks like Kirby Smart used one of his trademark moves on the recruiting trail on Tuesday. The UGA football coach apparently did some of his recruiting across in Atlanta via helicopter, which has been nicknamed the “Kirbycopter.” Very few things let a recruit know that a college head coach has arrived on your campus...
Updated: Kentucky O.C. tweets after report he was offered UGA job
 Kentucky offensive coordinator Eddie Gran made his first tweet in four days on Thursday evening after a report surfaced that
            he was offered a job as UGA’s offensive coordinator.  Obviously, Gran seems to indicate he is staying at Kentucky, and we’ll have to wait until later to find out what kind of interest
      ...

Posted: 6 days ago

Kentucky offensive coordinator Eddie Gran made his first tweet in four days on Thursday evening after a report surfaced that he was offered a job as UGA’s offensive coordinator. Obviously, Gran seems to indicate he is staying at Kentucky, and we’ll have to wait until later to find out what kind of interest ...
Report: UGA has offered Kentucky’s offensive coordinator
 UGA may be looking at one of its SEC East rivals to find a new offensive coordinator. The Bulldogs have offered the job to Kentucky offensive coordinator Eddie Gran, 
            
               per Matt Jones of Kentucky Sports Radio. “Smart has offered Gran total control of the offense and a salary of at least $1.1 million.&rdquo...

Posted: 6 days ago

UGA may be looking at one of its SEC East rivals to find a new offensive coordinator. The Bulldogs have offered the job to Kentucky offensive coordinator Eddie Gran, per Matt Jones of Kentucky Sports Radio. “Smart has offered Gran total control of the offense and a salary of at least $1.1 million.&rdquo...
Tennessee football coach refers to UGA as ‘TSDS’ after Chaney hiring
 Tennessee, which lost to Vanderbilt and failed to make a bowl game this year, is a bitter rival to the Georgia Bulldogs. Well, at least in the minds of some Tennessee fans, along with one football coach for the Volunteers. Let’s start from the beginning: After Tennessee officially announced the hiring of former UGA offensive coordinator...

Posted: 6 days ago

Tennessee, which lost to Vanderbilt and failed to make a bowl game this year, is a bitter rival to the Georgia Bulldogs. Well, at least in the minds of some Tennessee fans, along with one football coach for the Volunteers. Let’s start from the beginning: After Tennessee officially announced the hiring of former UGA offensive coordinator...
Mike Bobo turns down $100,000 raise after 3-9 season at Colorado State
 Former UGA quarterback Mike Bobo turned down a $100,000 pay increase after Colorado State posted a 3-9 record this past season. Bobo has been the head coach at Colorado State the past four seasons. “Accountability is a two-way street,” Bobo 
            
               told the school’s website
             on Tuesday. Bobo...

Posted: 7 days ago

Former UGA quarterback Mike Bobo turned down a $100,000 pay increase after Colorado State posted a 3-9 record this past season. Bobo has been the head coach at Colorado State the past four seasons. “Accountability is a two-way street,” Bobo told the school’s website on Tuesday. Bobo...
Flashback: How Georgia football narrowly missed out on landing Trevor Lawrence
 Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence is the darling of college football after leading the Tigers to a blowout win over Alabama. Some UGA fans are wondering, as they kept hearing repeatedly that Lawrence was from the state of Georgia during the telecast
            of Monday’s national championship – why isn’t Lawrence playing...

Posted: 8 days ago

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence is the darling of college football after leading the Tigers to a blowout win over Alabama. Some UGA fans are wondering, as they kept hearing repeatedly that Lawrence was from the state of Georgia during the telecast of Monday’s national championship – why isn’t Lawrence playing...
Flashback: UGA finished runner-up to Clemson for Trevor Lawrence
 Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence is the darling of college football after leading the Tigers to a blowout win over Alabama. Some UGA fans are wondering, as they kept hearing repeatedly that Lawrence was from the state of Georgia during the telecast
            of Monday’s national championship – why isn’t Lawrence playing...

Posted: 8 days ago

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence is the darling of college football after leading the Tigers to a blowout win over Alabama. Some UGA fans are wondering, as they kept hearing repeatedly that Lawrence was from the state of Georgia during the telecast of Monday’s national championship – why isn’t Lawrence playing...