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  • The head football coach at Arkansas State announced on Twitter that his wife died Monday night at the age of 49 from cancer. Blake Anderson is the coach of Arkansas State, which plays at UGA in the third game of the upcoming season. Said Anderson in the tweet: 'FINAL WENDY UPDATE 8/20 #NotFightingAlone there's a celebration in heaven today cause Wendy is Home.' Earlier on Monday, Arkansas State stated that Blake was taking a leave of absence to be with his wife, Wendy. She was diagnosed with stage 4 triple-negative breast cancer in 2017, and the family said in March that the cancer had spread to her liver, lungs and lymph nodes, per CBSSports.com Barrett Sallee. Arkansas State defensive coordinator David Duggan will serve as the team's head coach until Anderson decides to return. UGA plays Arkansas State at noon on Sept. 14. FINAL WENDY UPDATE 8/20 #NotFightingAlone there's a celebration in heaven today cause Wendy is Home pic.twitter.com/OYwh0fQLpU Blake Anderson (@CHbanderson) August 20, 2019 The post Opposing coach's wife dies of cancer at 49 appeared first on DawgNation.
  • ATHENS A rough Georgia fall camp is about to get even tougher for Kirby Smart and his coaches, as they sort through personnel to determine who 'makes the bus' to Vanderbilt. The No. 3-ranked Bulldogs open the season at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31, in Nashville. Georgia can suit up 70 players for the game against the Commodores. Smart indicated he's nowhere near ready to complete the list. 'We're going to have some tough decisions to make, we're not going to make them right now,' Smart said after the Bulldogs' second scrimmage of fall camp last Saturday. 'We've got two weeks to finalize those choices and decisions.' Smart indicated freshman quarterback D'Wan Mathis has yet to be cleared for contact, so preferred walk-on QB Nathan Priestly will be the third quarterback on the travel roster behind Jake Fromm and Stetson Bennett. Georgia could dress six running backs at Vanderbilt after Kenny McIntosh's impressive second scrimmage. 'We don't know how many backs travel . if they can help on special teams, they'll be out there,' Smart said. 'We've traveled as few as four, as many as seven. Prather (Hudson) makes that number vary because he's a really good special teams player. So those decisions we've got to make are going to be tough. 'Somebody like McIntosh is a key to that decision, because his value right now is going to be special teams, initially.' The Bulldogs typically brought 10 receivers on road trips last season, but Smart pointed out how accomplished many of the departing receivers were on special teams. 'When you start talking about (true freshmen) George Pickens, Dom Blaylock, those guys haven't seen the light,' Smart said. 'Their high school special teams was, I was catching the ball and running with it, I wasn't blocking anybody, I wasn't covering anybody.' 'They have to become those players and be dominant in those roles, that's something that we're still working on.' Smart pointed out the number of talented linebackers the team has added, an indication the receiving group for road games could shrink a bit depending on how special teams auditions play out. 'The last five to get on the bus,' Smart said 'are going to be dominant special teams players.' DawgNation Georgia football fall camp Solomon Kindley emerging as preseason first-team AA Georgia No. 3 in preseason AP Top 25 New DC Dan Lanning impressing early in fall camp Kenny McIntosh stands out in Scrimmage Two Kirby Smart breaks down 'spirited' Scrimmage Two Georgia football injury updates, post-Scrimmage Two Mark Webb's 'rough' start has proven beneficial Could RB James Cook be biggest UGA surprise? J.R. Reed says Havoc Rate is out the roof' The post Georgia football coach Kirby Smart: special teams determines who's getting on the bus' appeared first on DawgNation.
  • Welcome to Good Day, UGA , your one-stop shop for Georgia footballnews and takes. Check us out every weekday morning for everything you need to know about Georgia football, recruiting, basketball and more. ESPN lays out simple path for Georgia football to get to College Football Playoff Kirby Smart will never say Georgia is thinking about the College Football Playoff. Jake Fromm will only want to go 1-0 each week. Players will reiterate they're focused on what Georgia is doing and not how a handful of programs around the country will spend their Saturdays. But that won't stop those in the national media from making playoff projections and circling a Georgia-Alabama SEC championship game that is not yet on the official schedule. On Monday, ESPN laid out a path to the College Football Playoff for each team ranked in the AP Poll. For some teams, it required a number of scenarios to break the right way. For Georgia, ESPN's Mark Schlabach laid out a straight-forward scenario for the Bulldogs to make it back to the College Football Playoffs in 2019. Just beat the Crimson Tide. Related: Georgia debuts at No. 3 in first 2019 AP Poll 'Is this the year the Bulldogs break through,' Schlabach asked. 'All they have to do is get past Alabama, a thorn in their side the past two seasons, first in the CFP National Championship Game and then in the SEC championship game last season. Both times you could argue they've been the better team only to lose in come-from-behind fashion.' Of course, it won't really be that simple for the Bulldogs in 2019. Just to get to a potential rematch against Alabama, Georgia will have to play and beat No. 8 Florida, No. 9 Notre Dame, No. 12 Texas A&M and No. 16 Auburn. That doesn't include road trips to Vanderbilt and Tennessee coming before mid-October. In each of the past two seasons, Georgia has stumbled during the regular season. Both of those defeats were of the ugliest fashion, as the Bulldogs lost 40-17 to Auburn in 2017 and then fell 36-16 at LSU last year. Given the nature of college football, it is more probable than not that Georgia gets tripped up at some point this season. For all the talent Smart has acquired at Georgia there are still some major question marks. The biggest occur at wide receiver and defensive line. There's also the fact that Georgia must replace its two best defensive players from 2018 in Deandre Baker and D'Andre Walker. This is the part of the story where I mention Georgia should be able to answer most of those questions. Having Jake Fromm at quarterback and perhaps the best offensive line in football allows you to do that. And there are now 5-star prospects at every level of the defense. Georgia won't have a stated goal of making it to the College Football Playoff this year. It will talk about winning the SEC East, something it has done the past two years and is favored to do so again in 2019. Should the Bulldogs get to Atlanta, it'll make winning the SEC a goal as well. Winning the SEC has gotten a team into the College Football Playoff in every season. Of course, Alabama showed in 2017 that it wasn't a requirement to make it into the College Football Playoff. And that could be the case again in 2019, should Georgia matchup with an LSU team that beat Alabama and gave the Crimson Tide their only loss of the regular season. Right now, Georgia isn't focused on beating Alabama. Or really even making the College Football Playoff. Simply put, the Bulldogs are just looking ahead to the next game, which comes on Aug. 31 against Vanderbilt. WATCH: Matthew Boling dusts Georgia football team in relay race The Georgia football team is filled with guys who would be classified as incredibly fast. Eric Stokes, Tyson Campbell and Demetris Robertson are just some of the burners on the team. But after what the Georgia football team Twitter account put out Monday night, it's clear that all of them would struggle to keep up with Matthew Boling. For those who don't regularly use the internet, Boling is a viral track sensation and a freshman sprinter on the Georgia track team. Boling hopes to qualify for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo and there's probably a good chance that he will. On Monday, Smart challenged the Georgia football players to a 4X100 relay against the Georgia coaches. Running for the players was offensive tackle Warren McClendon, cornerback Ameer Speed, defensive tackle Tymon Mitchell and safety Richard LeCounte. The first three players built a nice lead for LeCounte. The problem was that Smart swapped himself out for Boling. And as the track sensation has often done, he ran down the man in front of him and made it look quite easy. This time, that man happened to be a preseason All-SEC safety. 4100. Players vs coaches. Watch til the end. @UGATrack, thanks for the assist! #ATD #GoDawgs pic.twitter.com/TI5q2WEEz0 Georgia Football (@GeorgiaFootball) August 19, 2019 One of the highlights of the video was junior wide receiver Trey Blount struggling to comprehend how someone could be as fast as Boling. 'There's no reason he's that fast,' Blount said. 'How is he that fast?' We don't have a good answer as to why Boling is as good as he is at sprinting. But we are glad he's doing it for the University of Georgia. More Georgia football stories from around DawgNation Opposing coach takes leave of absence as wife's cancer worsens Georgia football podcast: ESPN personality predicts UGA to win national championship WATCH: Zamir White runs through another Georgia linebacker in drill video Georgia football's new DC Dan Lanning outside the box,' impressing Kirby Smart 5 takeaways from Georgia football Scrimmage Two: Pass game pivotal Kirby Smart praises Jarvis Jones as he helps Georgia's outside linebackers Georgia coach Kirby Smart: RB Kenny McIntosh delivered some blows to people' Georgia football injury update: Kirby Smart updates Nakobe Dean, senior D-Linemen Dawgs on Twitter Lace up Get ready to work! #ATD #GoDawgs pic.twitter.com/f4FXq3Msmo Georgia Football (@GeorgiaFootball) August 19, 2019 Where my Dawgs at? See y'all in Atlanta. #GoDawgs #FedExCup pic.twitter.com/ERihAmLvN5 Kevin Kisner (@K_Kisner) August 18, 2019 Watch until the end for a suprise https://t.co/9i2rtfM0t1 Matthew Boling (@matthew_boling1) August 19, 2019 Love what @KirbySmartUGA has done down in Athens. Bring all of @UGAAthletics together! https://t.co/ToJrUlrx1o David Andrews (@dandrews61) August 20, 2019 Good Dawg of the Day You cannot be serious. We only rate dogs. Please don't send bananas. It makes our job so much more difficult. Thank you 13/10 pic.twitter.com/A6VccWxQPN WeRateDogs (@dog_rates) August 20, 2019 The post ESPN lays out simple path for Georgia to get back to College Football Playoff appeared first on DawgNation.
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Georgia vs Vanderbilt Sat, 8/31 - 7:30 PM
Murray State vs Georgia Sat, 9/7 - 4:00 PM
Arkansas State vs Georgia Sat, 9/14 - 12:00 PM
Notre Dame vs Georgia Sat, 9/21 - 8:00 PM
Georgia vs Tennessee Sat, 10/5 - TBD

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  • If you have a horse you're willing to donate, Pennsylvania State Police want to talk to you. The horse must stand between 16 and 18 hands tall and be a draft or draft-cross breed. Pennsylvania State Police are asking for donations of horses to support mounted patrol units, which utilize animals deployed for security, patrol, searches and crowd control. >> Read more trending news  Once your horse retires, you are able to get your horse back. To arrange a donation, or for more information, contact Corporal Carrie Neidgigh at 717-533-3463.
  • A Nebraska teenager paid tribute to her late father through her high school senior pictures. >> Read more trending news  Julia Yllescas, a senior at Aurora High School, wanted her father to be a part of her senior pictures. Her father, Capt. Robert Yllescas, died Dec. 1, 2008, in Bethesda, Maryland, from injuries he received from an improvised explosive device while serving in Afghanistan. Yllescas had her senior pictures taken Saturday and sent them to photographer Susanne Beckmann to see if she could create an 'angel picture,' KOLN reported. Julie Yllescas loved the first two photographs that Beckmann worked on, They show her sitting and standing next to a faint shadow of her father in uniform, the radio station reported. 'Why it has hit my heart so hard is that I almost felt when I saw those pictures that he truly was there,” Yllescas told KOLN. 'And to have a piece of him with me throughout my senior year. Because sometimes it feels like where are you, why did you have to go.' Beckmann, whose husband has served in the Nebraska National Guard for 16 years, was only too happy to create the images. 'I was teary-eyed when I was editing them,' Beckmann told KOLN. 'All I could think in my head is I don't ever want to have to do this for my own kids.' Beckmann, who has run Snapshots by Suz for eight years, said she has known the Yllescas family since Julia was 9.  'I thought it would be a great idea to do these angel pictures for her as a special gift for her big milestone and to her family,' Beckmann told Cox Media Group by telephone Tuesday morning. 'I am an active duty National Guard wife, which is what inspired the idea and the vision. 'I take a lot of pictures of military families and it is always an honor for me to capture their special memories.' The photographs that include her father are a comfort for Yllescas 'Just to have that on my wall and be like, 'No, he is with me,' even though I can't physically see him,” she told KOLN.
  • A Texas elementary school teacher has a gift for her students.  Richelle Terry is promising no homework for her second- and third-grade math students for the entire school year, KBMT reported.  Terry is a teacher at Evadale Elementary. She had taught pre-K, but this is the first time she's taught the higher grade. >> Read more trending news  Instead of pouring over their math problems for hours at the dining room table, she wants her students to spend time with family and to enjoy their childhood.  'You see them, and they're like, 'I hate school. I don't like school. I don't like learning. That class is boring.' It's because they take the fun out of it. Everything is serious ... and it doesn't have to be that way,' Terry told KBMT. Terry said there should be enough time in class to finish assignments and the school has added a tutorial period for kids need extra help, according to KBMT. Terry said she will take a look at how her students are handling the no-homework rule throughout the semester. The school district allows its teachers to be flexible as long as students meet requirements, KBMT reported.
  • It will forever be called the 'great mattress migration of 2019' when the wind picked up and relocated dozens of air mattresses that were blown up for a movie-in-bed under the stars event in Colorado. >> Read more trending news  People in Stapleton, a neighborhood in Denver, couldn't believe their eyes when they saw the mattresses flying through the air and being followed by people who were trying to catch them, The Denver Post reported. Some of the mattresses that weren't caught became impromptu pool floats after they flew over a fence and landed in a pool area, KDVR reported. One man was able to record some of the craziness, uploading it to social media. Robb Manes said when he glanced over to the event's organizer she told him, 'This is a disaster,' he told the Denver Post. Manes and others spent about 30 minutes trying to catch the beds, he told the newspaper. 
  • A North Carolina man is accused of strangling his 15-year-old daughter before slitting her throat during a weekend visit at his home, sheriff’s deputies said. Joshua Lee Burgess, 32, of Monroe, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Zaria Joshalyn Burgess. Zaria was visiting her father when she was slain. Union County Sheriff’s Office officials said in a news release that Burgess walked into the agency’s lobby just before 9:30 a.m. Sunday and told a dispatcher he was there to turn himself in. The dispatcher began searching for warrants in Burgess’ name. “He stopped her. He said, ‘You’re not going to find my name. I just killed someone,’” Tony Underwood, chief communications officer for the Union County Sheriff’s Office, told WSOC in Charlotte. “At that point, the red flags started to go off.” After Burgess gave details of the killing and told them where to find Zaria’s body, deputies went to Burgess’ home at 5102 Hampton Meadows Road, near Wesley Chapel. Inside, they found the slain teen, authorities said. A reporter with WSOC was in the courtroom Monday for Burgess’ first court appearance, where authorities offered gruesome details of the girl’s death, including how her father reportedly killed her. Reporter Tina Terry said there was a “collective gasp” when the details were revealed, according to the news station. “It’s just pure evil,” Underwood said. No motive for the slaying was given. Burgess' Facebook page is filled with photos of his daughter, who he called his “mini-me.” “I love this little angel more than anything. Nothing beats quality time with my daughter,” he wrote on a post from 2015. >> Read more trending news  Zaria’s cousin, Dytaysha Wadsworth, told WSOC the victim was a sweet girl who loved her family. She was about to start her freshman year at Monroe High School. “She was just the type of kid that would come in a room or come in a house and say, ‘Hey everybody’ -- just wanting to make everybody smile,” Wadsworth said. “She was so young, and nobody deserves to leave this world like that, especially by someone they thought was gonna protect them and be there for them.” Burgess is being held without bond in the Union County Jail.
  • The Coast Guard is searching for two boaters who didn't return from a fishing trip Friday evening off the coast of Port Canaveral, Florida. >> Read more trending news  Brian McCluney and Justin Walker were last seen leaving the 300 Christopher Columbus boat ramp Friday in a 24-foot center console boat heading toward 8A Reef. McCluney is a firefighter with the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department and Wilcox is a master technician with the Fairfax County, Virginia, Fire and Rescue Department. Update 10:50 a.m. EDT Aug. 20: The wife of one of the boaters missing since Friday morning took her search efforts into the air Tuesday, WFTV reported. Natasha Walker caught a private flight from the Titusville airport to help comb the Florida coastline as the search continues for her husband, Justin Walker, and his friend, Brian McCluney. 'They know that we want them to keep fighting,' Natasha Walker told WFTV before boarding the plane. The U.S. Coast Guard said Monday afternoon that⁩ a volunteer found a tackle bag belonging to Brian McCluney about 50 miles off the coast of St. Augustine. 'This is still absolutely a rescue mission,' Jacksonville fire Chief Keith Powers said Monday at a news conference. 'We're talking about a decorated combat vet here. We're talking about a firefighter paramedic. These guys have the skills ... to survive for a long time.' Kevin McCluney, the brother of Brian McCluney, told WFTV that if any people were resourceful enough to survive, it would be these two men. 'Between the two of them, I know they've got it locked down,' Kevin McCluney said. 'It's just a matter of time.' Brian McCluney's wife, Stephanie McCluney, told WFTV he underwent survival training during his time in the U.S. Navy and that Justin Walker is one of the most resourceful men she knows. 'If I were ever stranded anywhere, those were the two men I'd want to be stuck with,' she said. Coast Guard officials continued to search for the McCluney and Walker on Tuesday. Update 6:44 a.m. EDT Aug. 20: The search for two missing firefighters will continue Tuesday morning, authorities said. The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department is calling on anyone who would like to help with the search and has the following items: A boat that can work in the range of 30-60 miles Binoculars A SAT phone (which is short for a satellite telephone. It’s a type of phone that connects to other phones by radio, orbiting through satellites.) Update 3:10 p.m. EDT Aug. 19: McCluney's wife said in a post on Facebook that her husband's tackle bag was found 50 miles off the shore of St. Augustine, WJAX-TV reported. The search for McCluney and his friend, Wilcox, continued Monday. Update 1:25 p.m. EDT Aug. 19: Officials with the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department said over 135 people assisted Monday with the search for McCluney and Walker. There were 36 boats searching from Brunswick, Georgia, to St. Augustine, Florida, on Monday, officials said. Searching for the missing boaters will continue until dark, JFRD officials said. Agency officials stressed Monday that the search was still a rescue mission. The missing men were raised on the water, according to JFRD. 'We're talking about a decorated combat vet here. We're talking about a firefighter paramedic. These guys have the skills,' a JFRD official said Monday at a news conference. 'These guys have the skills to survive for a long time.' Update 9:25 a.m. EDT Aug. 19: Authorities and volunteers continued to search Monday for McCluney and Walker. Coast Guard officials said Monday that crews have searched an estimated 24,000 miles since Friday. Authorities said they continued to search Monday from Port Canaveral up to Jacksonville. Officials with the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department urged people in the area to contact authorities 'if you see something ... any debris, anything.' McCluney is a Jacksonville firefighter and Wilcox is a master technician with the Fairfax County, Virginia, Fire and Rescue Department. Update 3:10 p.m. EDT Aug. 18: Multiple agencies have joined the search, On Sunday afternoon, the Coast Guard said crews are investigating reports of a debris field 50 miles east of St. Augustine, Florida, WJAX reported. However, they have confirmed it's not related to the missing boaters. Earlier Sunday, Stephanie Young McCluney, the wife of one of the missing men, thanked the efforts of the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department in a Facebook post. According to a tweet from the agency, 50 firefighters were assisting the Coast Guard with the search. The Jacksonville Association of Fire Fighters has also set up a link for those wanting to help with search efforts.  'The donations will support the search efforts and ultimately the families of the firefighters,' according to the Jacksonville Firefighter Charities donation page. 'Thank you so much for your support and prayers!' Original report: In a Facebook post Saturday, McCluney's wife said the Coast Guard has suspended the air search until Sunday morning but will continue to search by boat and radar overnight. According to Stephanie McCluney's post, the search area will move north as the Coast Guard continues to survey the coast off Volusia County throughout the night. According to the Jacksonville Association of Firefighters, McCluney is a Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department firefighter from Station 31 near Oak Hill Park. The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department said in a Facebook post that Walker is a master technician at the Virginia fire department near Washington, D.C. The Coast Guard had deployed a search plane and several boats to look for the overdue boaters. The Navy and Brevard County Sheriff's Office are assisting with the search. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center at 904-714-7558. The Cox Media Group National Content Desk contributed to this report.