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Georgia Tech will meet Tennessee in 2017 Chick-Fil-A Kickoff game

Game will be Tech’s first game in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff game series

The two teams will play Sept. 4, 2017, on Labor Day night, the second of two college games at the new Falcons stadium that weekend, with Alabama-Florida State on Sept. 2.

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Nick Saban's wife wanted out of Miami according to new book

Path was started during lake home remodeling project in Georgia

The home builder Nick Saban hired was Chuck Moore, whose uncle, Mal Moore, was the Crimson Tide athletic director whose dogged pursuit eventually succeeded — with an assist from Saban’s wife, Terry.

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Georgia Tech football coach Paul Johnson commits minor offense

Violation was for making public comment about graduate transfer Patrick Skov

In reporting the violation, the school classified it as a Level III violation, defined as a breach of conduct that is isolated or limited in nature and provides “no more than a minimal recruiting, competitive or other advantage.”

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SEC MEDIA DAYS: Georgia picked to win SEC East

Alabama picked to win West, Auburn picked to win 2015 SEC Championship

In the annual media vote, Georgia was the clear choice to win the East, receiving 166 first-place votes, with the rest of the division combining for 59.

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SEC MEDIA DAYS: Georgia coach Mark Richt still has concerns on offense

Bulldogs will have new offensive coordinator, quarterback this season

There are still other questions on the offense, even in areas of perceived strength, that Mark Richt and the Bulldogs quickly hope to answer early in preseason practice.

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UGA to introduce Uga X during upcoming football season

The University of Georgia will introduce its newest mascot, Uga X, at a yet-to-be announced date during the upcoming football season.

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SEC MEDIA DAYS: Auburn believes defensive coordinator Will Muschamp will improve sagging defense

Tigers defense ranked ninth in SEC last year

Fired by Florida, Will Muschamp is regarded as one of the best defensive minds in the country, with the energy and wits to stand toe-to-toe with his new practice field peer, Auburn play-caller and head coach Gus Malzahn.

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De'Andre Johnson's attorney said woman yelled racial slurs

Former FSU quarterback was dismissed from team

The video showing the incident was released on Monday by state attorney Willie Meggs shows the two pushing each other at the crowded bar, after which the woman begins yelling at Johnson and raised her right fist.

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Lutzenkirchens still coping with son’s death

Phillip Lutzenkirchen was tragically killed June 29, 2014

Philip Lutzenkirchen, the former Auburn tight end and Iron Bowl hero, was one of two people killed a year ago Monday when the 2006 Chevy Tahoe they were riding in sped through a stop sign in rural Troup County, Georgia, hit an embankment and flipped several times.

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Recruiting frenzy was intense for Trent Thompson

Georgia has big plans for former Westover High Standout

Trent Thompson secretly committed to Georgia, meaning his recruitment really was over before it started.

Sam Madden's trek to Georgia was 'meant to be'

Madden and his family believes it was divine intervention that brought him to UGA

You might not believe in divine intervention, but Sam Madden and his family certainly do. It’s the only way this close-knit Christian family from New Jersey can explain all the unexpected events that led not only to Madden being at the University of Georgia on a football scholarship, but the entire family now residing in the state as well.

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Albany State University Marching Rams seek funding help for trip to California

The band needs $250,000 to march in the 2016 Tournament of Roses Parade

To cover the nearly $250,000 needed to march in the Tournament of Roses Parade, Albany State University’s marching band has launched a GoFundMe website. ASU has set a goal of $50,000 by September 1.

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Local girls team benefit from Darton camp

The Lea Henry/Darton Team Camp hosted 25 teams this week

The teams came in from Florida, Alabama and throughout Georgia to compete in the two-day camp with each team playing three games a day.

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Linebacker Roquan Smith plans to earn his keep at Georgia

Roquan Smith’s real-life personality is not anything like what has been publicly projected

A trip to rural southwest Georgia to catch up with Roquan Smith confirmed that he’s about as far from Hollywood as one could be, physically and metaphorically.

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Georgia Tech, Boston College to open 2016 season in Ireland

Game will be played in Dublin on Sept. 3

The official announcement was made in Dublin Thursday by Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, Dublin Mayor Christy Burke and officials from Aer Lingus (the game’s title sponsor), the Ireland tourism bureau and Boston College.



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