LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have signed three of their five draft picks, agreeing to four-year deals with fourth-rounder Riley Ridley and seventh-rounders Kerrith Whyte Jr. and...
Georgia kicker Blankenship to return for senior season
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia kicker Rodrigo Blankenship says he'll be returning to the Bulldogs for his senior season.
The specialist known for his thick glasses announced his decision on Twitter. He wrote, "I'm going to keep this short and sweet. Dawg Nation, I'M NOT GOING ANYWHERE."
Georgia safety J.R. Reed returning for senior season
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia safety J.R. Reed says he is returning for his senior season, giving the Bulldogs good news two days after the offense lost four juniors to the NFL draft.
Reed announced on his Twitter account Sunday he made the decision after consulting with his family and Georgia coach Kirby Smart.
Reed was second on the team with 66 tackles while starting every game.
Georgia’s Holyfield, Hardman, Ridley, Nauta enter NFL draft
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's offense was hit with a four-player exodus of juniors to the NFL on Friday that took away the team's top three receivers and second-leading rusher.
Tailback Elijah Holyfield, tight end Isaac Nauta and wide receivers Riley Ridley and Mecole Hardman announced Friday they are skipping their senior seasons to enter the NFL draft.
Georgia offense bracing for biggest test from Crimson Tide
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's offense is peaking just in time for its ultimate stress test against Alabama.
The No. 4 Bulldogs (11-1, No. 4 CFP) scored a combined 111 points in their final two regular-season wins over UMass and Georgia Tech. Georgia stacked an impressive string of eight consecutive quarters without a punt over its final three games.
WRs Crumpton, Hardman making impact for No. 15 Georgia
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — With its Sept. 2 opener against Appalachian State only 10 days away, No. 15 Georgia is still establishing its depth chart at wide receiver.
Coach Kirby Smart says the battles at receiver are "real competitive," thanks in part to the impacts being made by transfer Ahkil Crumpton and Mecole Hardman.
Smart said after Wednesday's practice that Crumpton, who transferred from Los Angeles Valley Community College, "catches everything that's thrown to him."
Georgia’s Eason thriving in late-game pressure situations
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia freshman Jacob Eason is proving he can be trusted in the closing minutes.
In fact, the young quarterback's best play has come in high-pressure situations late in games, providing confidence that will be needed in Saturday's visit from No. 8 Auburn.
Stunned Bulldogs try to move past last-second loss to Vols
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Given another chance, Brandon Kublanow would have closed his eyes.
Watching the final play of Georgia's loss to Tennessee was far too painful.
Kublanow, Georgia's senior center, and the other Bulldogs face a difficult job of refocusing on this week's game at South Carolina following Saturday's last-second 34-31 loss to Tennessee.
Tennessee beats Georgia 34-31 with TD pass on final play
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Jauan Jennings hauled in a 43-yard Hail Mary from Joshua Dobbs on the final play, giving No. 11 Tennessee a stunning 34-31 victory over No. 25 Georgia after the Bulldogs appeared to win the game on a long TD pass of their own with 10 seconds remaining Saturday.