MIAMI - It was supposed to be a colossal clash between two of college football's giants, a slugfest between the nation's two stingiest defenses.
ATLANTA - Chandler Catanzaro kicked a 37-yard field goal as time expired to give No. 14 Clemson a wild 25-24 win over No. 9 Louisiana State in the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Monday night.
This is the week Georgia and Georgia Tech look to cap off the regular season with a bowl victory.
Imani Cross had a much deserved break for a few days during Christmas to re-connect with family in Georgia, even though he was still in football mode as the University of Nebraska freshman running back and North Hall High grad was readying to face his home state University of Georgia in the Capital One Bowl on Tuesday in Orlando, Fla.
Cody Getz spent his first three years at the United States Air Force Academy playing behind old friend Asher Clark, whom he grew up with in Lawrenceville. As a senior, however, Getz took over at running back and has certainly seized the opportunity to start for the Falcons.
Oglethorpe University senior Branden Jovaag doesn't know how long he'll be able to keep it up, but the Chestatee grad and the rest of his teammates and coaches are benefiting each time he's out on the floor.
Forget the Oscars or the Emmys.
ATLANTA - Jail records show that former Atlanta Braves star center fielder Andruw Jones is free on bond after being arrested in suburban Atlanta on a battery charge.
Good riddance, 2012.
FLORENCE, Ala. - Matt Pierce returned the opening kickoff 96 yards for a touchdown and freshman Cedric O'Neal ran for 140 yards and a score to lead Valdosta State to a 35-7 victory over Winston-Salem State on Saturday in the Division II championship game.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee freshman guard Andraya Carter will undergo season-ending surgery on her right shoulder Thursday.
NEW YORK - Johnny Football just got himself a way cooler nickname: Johnny Heisman.
NORFOLK, Va. - Buford High grad Dominique Swope ran 12 yards for a touchdown with 2:36 remaining, and Georgia Southern's defense helped erase a two-touchdown deficit in the fourth quarter and beat Old Dominion 49-35 in the FCS quarterfinals.
This college football bowl season is like a brand of Chex Mix that comes with a bunch of nuts you don't really care to eat.
ATLANTA - Trent Miles is leaving Indiana State to replace Bill Curry as Georgia State's football coach.
AUGUSTA - Tiger Woods was the exception. Ben Crenshaw was closer to the rule.
Some people, particularly my young daughters, wish every day was Christmas.
Sam McGee, Tommy Aaron, Cleve Brown and Johnny Nix took first place in last week's Luna's Tuesday golf group match at Reunion Golf Course.
Bound by a single moment in time, the Cagle family was united across the Southeast.