The winning school of the annual giveaway also receives $10,000 toward its general scholarship fund
Last November two things the South takes very seriously—college football and Waffle House—got together for the second annual Waffle Wager. The winner of the Georgia–Auburn game earned free WaHo victuals for its city the following Wednesday (plus $10,000 toward the school’s general scholarship fund), with Athens reaping the benefits of a 34–7 blowout.Read more
We sat down with designer Amy Smilovic, a St. Simons native and UGA grad, and shop owner Rusty Heery to talk Southern style, culottes, and the evolution of a brand.
We sat down with designer Amy Smilovic, a St. Simons native and UGA grad, and shop owner Rusty Heery to talk Southern style, culottes, and the evolution of a brand.Read more
Richt is a profoundly virtuous and god-fearing man. Is that why he can’t win a national championship? A lifelong Dawgs fan contemplates.
I still remember the day Mark Richt lost control of the Bulldogs. It happened eight years ago, during one of his best games as a coach, in an incident we like to call the Gator Stomp.Read more
Biologist Doug Peterson wanted to do his part to help save wild sturgeon
Doug Peterson sells the last thing anybody would expect from a college professor working in rural Georgia: caviar. But just outside Chattanooga—three hours northwest of the University of Georgia, where he works as a professor of fisheries and aquatic sciences—Peterson produces the state’s only sustainable caviar at a 5,000-square-foot facility in the town of Cohutta.Read more
Meanwhile, the New York Times says Georgia polling might be off. And, there’s a Mark Richt factor to consider.
At least this football season has delivered some exciting upsets and shifts in the team rankings. On the other hand, the latest batch of polls on Georgia’s gubernatorial and Senate races delivers a familiar narrative: these races are close, y’all.Read more
University of Georgia football defends the state in latest NY Times fan map
Remember when the New York Times broke news other than Georgians are Bulldog fans? You know the drill: The Times mines Facebook for data on which sport teams users “like” and uses it to generalize team allegiances in each zip code. Then they mash it all together in a fancy, zoom-able, color-coded map that is supposed to draw up districts of fandom.Read more
Host of the Georgia vs. Florida Football Classic
Jacksonville may not have a big-conference college, but it still plays host to one of the SEC’s biggest games. But as you’d expect from the largest city in the contiguous United States, Jacksonville has much more to offer than the annual football classic.Read more
The former UGA basketball player talks about working with Tim Tebow, life on the sideline, and the SEC’s reign
When Alpharetta native Maria Taylor introduces herself to hulking SEC football players, their typical response is, “You’re huge!” Taylor stands six feet two and was a four-year basketball player at the University of Georgia.Read more
A turfgrass hybrid developed at the University of Georgia will be used on some playing fields.
Team USA is not favored to survive its placement in the “Group of Death” in the World Cup—pitted with Germany, Portugal, and Ghana. But, as the global soccer spectacle prepares to, ahem, kick off tomorrow, rest assured that at least one Made in America product will last—the turf on which the matches are played.Read more