Josh Brooks leading Georgia athletics to Top 10 Learfield Cup sports standings

GREENSBORO — Josh Brooks is keeping score and pushing results across his athletics department, and he believes that has led to improved results.

The third-year Georgia athletic director, who was recognized as one of six finalists for the Sports Business Journal’s Athletic Director of the Year award on Wednesday night in New York, noted 19 of the Bulldogs’ 21 sponsored sports competed in NCAA postseason play.

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“This is an extraordinary position,” UGA president Morehead said at the UGA Athletics Board spring meeting on Thursday at Lake Oconee.

“It is why we are likely to finish … in the Top 10 in the Learfield Cup standings, potentially — potentially — with the top finish in the Southeastern Conference.”

“One of the truest tests of success is when you can be successful across the board,” said Brooks, who was the youngest director in the Power 5 ranks when he was named UGA’s AD in 2021, at 41 years old.

“I want to win if we’re keeping score.”


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