5-star pass rusher visiting Athens for Georgia-Auburn

Five-star pass rusher Damon Wilson is visiting the University of Georgia for the Auburn game

Five-star class of 2023 linebacker recruit Damon Wilson is visiting the University of Georgia from Oct. 7-9 for the Georgia-Auburn weekend. Kirby Smart and the Georgia Bulldogs have a lot of top visitors for the Auburn weekend.

Damon Wilson plays for Venice High School in Venice, Florida. Venice plays against a high level of high school competition. The 6-foot-4, 230-pound edge rusher won the 8A state championship in Florida back in 2021. He made a clutch interception in the state title game.

Wilson has also participated on the school’s weight lifting team. Impressively, Wilson recorded 15 sacks during the 2021 high school football season and was named as the Herald-Tribune Defensive Player of the Year, per 247Sports.

Venice defensive end Damon Wilson makes an interception in the endzone for a touchdown in the first half. Venice High met Apopka High Saturday afternoon in the FHSAA Class 8 state championship. Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The five-star edge rusher is ranked as the No. 29 recruit in the senior class. The Venice standout is the No. 5 edge rusher in the class of 2023 and the No. 11 player in Florida.

Damon Wilson’s trip to Athens is an official visit. Wilson’s top schools are Georgia, Miami, Alabama, Ohio State, and Texas.

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Georgia football offers elite ATH Matai Tagoa’i

The Georgia football has offered a scholarship to hard-hitting class of 2025 athlete Matai Tagoa’i

The Georgia Bulldogs and defensive backs coach Fran Brown have offered a scholarship to class of 2025 athlete Matai Tagoa’i. Georgia joins UNLV and Colorado State as the only schools to offer the talented athlete.

Tagoa’i plays high school football for Faith Lutheran High School in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 6-foot-4, 185-pound athlete primarily plays wide receiver and defensive back. The sophomore shows impressive versatility as a defensive back.

Why is Georgia offering the Faith Lutheran star so early in the recruiting process? Well,  if you check out Matai Tagoa’i’s tape, then you will see why.

Tagoa’i displays great instincts, is an aggressive hitter, a sound tackler, and can line up at multiple positions. The lengthy defensive back will continue to add to his frame. Tagoa’i frequently plays in the box as a run defender.

Here’s a look at Tagoa’i’s 2022 football season highlights:

Offensively, Tagoa’i is an excellent run blocker as a wide receiver. We see him more as a defensive back at the next level based on the highlights above.

Tagoa’i announced his scholarship offer from the University of Georgia via Twitter:

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Georgia vs Auburn: 5 reasons why Tigers keep it close

Here’s why Auburn could keep up with the Dawgs…

No. 2 Georgia (5-0) returns home to face Auburn (3-2) in another addition of ‘The Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry.’

The Bulldogs are coming off a 26-22 road win over Missouri, and the Tigers head to Athens after a 21-17 loss to LSU at home.

UGA is a minus 29.5 point favorite over Auburn.

Here’s why the Tigers could keep this matchup close.

Prediction, 5 reasons why Georgia rolls Auburn

Here’s why Georgia gets back on track vs. Auburn in Athens…

No. 2 Georgia (5-0) returns home to Athens to face Auburn (2-3) in ‘The Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry’.

Last week, the Bulldogs escaped Missouri with a 26-22 win after being down 16-6 at halftime.

Auburn comes to Athens after a 21-17 loss at home to LSU.

The Bulldogs are a minus 29.5 point favorite over the Tigers.

Here’s five reasons why the Dawgs get back on track versus Auburn.

Five Auburn football players to watch against UGA

What Auburn football players will have to have a big game in order for the Tigers to win on the road at Georgia?

The Auburn Tigers are coming off back-to-back tight games against SEC competition. Auburn lost last week against LSU and is now 3-2.

The Tigers have struggled offensively in recent weeks. In fact, Auburn has not scored more than 24 points since Week 1.

Auburn faces the No. 2 Georgia Bulldogs. Georgia has one of the top defenses in the country and a talented offense, but the Bulldogs did not play well last week against Missouri.

Georgia has struggled with turnovers and red zone efficiency in recent weeks. Can the Dawgs get back on track at home against Auburn? If Georgia is going to win in convincing fashion, then Kirby Smart and company need to have a plan for these five key Auburn players.

TV, commentators announced for Georgia-Auburn game

The Georgia Bulldogs host the Auburn Tigers on Oct. 8 in one of UGA’s best home games of the season

The Georgia Bulldogs host the Auburn Tigers on Oct. 8. The game will kickoff at 3:30 p.m. ET and will be televised on CBS.

Georgia (5-0) is coming off a 26-22 win over Missouri. Auburn (2-2) is coming off a 21-17 loss to LSU.

CBS is doing a doubleheader on Oct. 8. The second game is Texas A&M at Alabama. The highly anticipated game between Jimbo Fisher and Nick Saban will kick off at 8 p.m. ET.

The commentators for the Georgia-Auburn game are Tom McCarthy, Rick Neuheisel and Sherree Burruss.

Georgia leads the series history against Auburn, 62-56-8. Who will win the 127th edition of the Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry?

Georgia is heavily favored. The Bulldogs won at Auburn, 34-10, in 2021 and have won 16 of the last 19 games against the Tigers.

Georgia Bulldogs wide receiver Ladd McConkey had a big game at Auburn last season. John Reed-USA TODAY Sports

Quarterback Stetson Bennett and Georgia will face an Auburn team that is struggling to score in the second half. Running back Tank Bigsby and Auburn are averaging only 17.5 points per game.

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Browns waive former Georgia Bulldog safety

The Cleveland Browns have waived former UGA safety Richard LeCounte. Will he sign with Cleveland’s practice squad?

The Cleveland Browns have waived former Georgia Bulldogs star safety Richard LeCounte. Cleveland selected LeCounte with a fifth-round pick in the 2021 NFL draft.

LeCounte appeared in nine games for the Browns in 2021 and recorded three total tackles. The former University of Georgia standout was a playmaker in college. LeCounte finished his UGA career with 176 total tackles, eight interceptions, and four forced fumbles.

There’s a chance that Cleveland signs LeCounte to its practice squad after waiving the former Georgia Bulldog. The Browns waived LeCounte in order to make room for guard Drew Forbes, who was previously with the Detroit Lions.

Richard LeCounte had 10 pass deflections during his career with the Georgia Bulldogs from 2017-2020. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Richard LeCounte has played in one game during the 2022 NFL season. LeCounte played special teams snaps against the Atlanta Falcons in the Browns’ loss to Atlanta.

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Week 5 NFL power rankings roundup: Eagles sit at No. 1 ahead of matchup vs. Cardinals

The Philadelphia Eagles sit atop the throne as the No. 1 team in the Week 5 NFL Power Rankings

The Eagles are headed out West for an exciting NFC matchup against Kyler Murray and the Arizona Cardinals.

The matchup will feature two dynamic dual-threat quarterbacks, and it’ll be the second time Hurts and Murray have matched up since the 2020 season.

With Week 4 of the regular season in the rear view mirror, experts from around the league have revealed their power rankings, and Philadelphia is the top team in every ranking except two.

Dolphins work out former Georgia Bulldogs QB

The Miami Dolphins have worked out former Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Jake Fromm.

The Miami Dolphins have worked out former Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Jake Fromm. Miami starting quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is out for the Dolphins’ Week 5 game at the New York Jets with a concussion.

Miami elected to sign quarterback Reid Sinnett to its practice squad after working out a trio of quarterbacks. Sinnett is Miami’s third-string quarterback behind Teddy Bridgewater and Skylar Thompson.

Fromm threw for 210 yards, one touchdown, and three interceptions in three games for the New York Giants during the 2021 NFL season. Fromm remains unsigned.

Fromm has been working out and taking classes at the University of Georgia recently. He plans to graduate in December 2022.

Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Jake Fromm had a great career in Athens. Will he get another chance in the NFL? Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Fromm was a fifth-round pick in the 2020 NFL draft. Fromm threw for 8,224 yards and 78 touchdowns during his career with the Georgia Bulldogs.

NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported on Fromm’s workout:

Fromm has additionally worked out for the New York Giants. New York did not sign any quarterbacks that worked out for them.

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Game time, TV announced for Georgia-Vanderbilt

When does UGA play Vanderbilt? The game will be televised on SEC Network.

The Georgia Bulldogs host the Vanderbilt Commodores in Week 7 of the 2022 college football season. The kickoff time for the Georgia-Vanderbilt game on Oct. 15 is 3:30 p.m. ET.

Vanderbilt is currently 3-2 and is off to a much better start this season. The Commodores host No. 9 Ole Miss the week before playing Georgia. The No. 2 Georgia Bulldogs are 5-0 and host Auburn before the Vanderbilt game.

The Vanderbilt-Georgia game will be televised on SEC Network.

Vanderbilt will be motivated to do better against Georgia. The Commodores lost 62-0 at home against the Dawgs last season.

Ladd McConkey and the Georgia Bulldogs dominated the Vanderbilt Commodores in 2021. Brett Carlsen/Getty Images

Vanderbilt has not played in Athens since 2018. The Commodores were unable to field a healthy team against Georgia in 2020. Georgia and head coach Kirby Smart have won their last four games against Vanderbilt.

Here’s the full SEC TV schedule for Oct. 15:

Alabama at Tennessee, LSU at Florida, Arkansas at BYU and Mississippi State at Kentucky are all interesting and important games.

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