Two of Georgia’s college football squads will be looking at conference championships come December, if you believe the media members who rank them in preseason polls. A third could be headed to its conference championship game on the strength of a new quarterback. Savannah TV’s Frank Sulkowski previews the season.
Tickets to the SEC Championship football game in Atlanta next weekend continued to climb as Georgia and Alabama each demolished their archrivals. The game will be a de facto national semi-final, with the winner advancing to the BCS National Championship game in Miami.
It could be a blustery, soggy Saturday in Jacksonville for the Georgia-Florida football game. Hurricane Sandy is forecast to pass offshore, but it will bring rain and wind to a game that will decide which team represents the East division in the Southeastern Conference championship game.
Police in Athens say they will increase patrols of University of Georgia football players' homes while the athletes are out of town for away games after players returned home from Saturday’s loss to find their home egged and toilet papered.