ATLANTA - Nick Montgomery pitched five strong innings in his first career start and Georgia beat Georgia Tech 3-2 on Tuesday night to salvage one win in the three-game season series between the state rivals.
Five Georgia players signed with NFL teams as undrafted free agents on Monday, joining the Bulldogs' four players picked in the NFL draft. Signing were running back Kregg Lumpkin, Green Bay; safety Kelin Johnson, Seattle; receiver Sean Bailey, Kansas City; offensive lineman Fernando Velasco, Tennessee; and defensive end Brandon Miller, Atlanta. The four Georgia players drafted were defensive end Marcus Howard, Indianapolis; running back Thomas Brown, Atlanta; offensive lineman Chester Adams, Chicago and kicker Brandon Coutu, Seattle.
May 10, 2008|
The Associated Press
Buford High junior Dallas Lee verbally committed to the University of Georgia this weekend. The 6-foot-4, 290-pound lineman was a Times first-team All-Area selection in 2007 as a defensive tackle, but is expected to play on the offensive line for the Bulldogs.
May 02, 2008|
From staff reports
ATHENS - Georgia coach Mark Richt had the same questions on his mind as Bulldog football fans during the annual G-Day spring football game Saturday at Sanford Stadium: Who's going to step up for last year's seniors who are gone from the program? In particular, the Bulldogs' coach was looking for some clarity to the depth chart to see who could emerge as a contender for a starting position for the 2008 season with a roster chocked full of returning players from last year's Sugar Bowl champions.
Georgia sophomore pitcher Alex McRee, a Chestatee High grad, earned the win for the Bulldogs in their 11-3 win against Clemson on Tuesday night at Foley Field in Athens. McRee finished with a career-high seven strikeouts and didn't allow a hit to improve to 4-1 on the season. "Alex has done a solid job on the weekend for us and was solid tonight," Georgia coach David Perno said.