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2016 Georgia Preview

draytonBy: Drayton Hogarth

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The 2016 football season for the Georgia Bulldogs is one that certainly has the Bulldog Nation’s full attention and fascination.

There is so much that is unknown heading into the season, which is scary, but also brings even more anticipation to see what the season will bring.

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Double Speak

jjBy: JJ Lanier

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On the surface there are a litany of reasons why it’s good to be a collegiate athlete.

A free education, notoriety on a nationwide level depending on the school you go to, and of course the mere fact that you are able to continue to play the game that you loved growing up while a majority of us are forced to watch in envy.

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Making The Cut For Falcons

tj1By: TJ Hartnett

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Once again the Falcons enter a new season looking to show the NFL (and their fans) that they are a football team worth watching.

Another season that began with promise and ended with fairly consistent and bitter disappointment has come and gone, and Atlanta has had a whole offseason to mull over 2015 and make improvements; and with August comes exhibitions games.

Meaningless as the games are to the standings, they are still the first action of the new season, and with comes all that hope and promise yet again. Continue reading

Tennessee 2016 Preview

kippBy: Kipp Branch

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In 2016 Tennessee should be a major player in the SEC race. It has the experience, the talent, and maybe the coaching in place to be the best team in the SEC East, and now it must at least get to Atlanta in December, or the heat will mount on head coach Butch Jones. That means winning the division and getting to the title game for the first time since 2007.

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SEC East Preview

draytonBy: Drayton Hogarth

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The SEC East has fallen from its’ former glory.

Just as the SEC West has dominated the league, as well as college football, the same used to be true for the SEC East.

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LSU 2016 Preview

kenBy: Kenneth Harrison Jr.

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LSU experienced extreme highs and lows last season. The only program I can compare it too is Texas A&M the past two years. The Aggies started 5-0 before the wheels fell off in 2014 and 2015.

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Chad Kelly Best In Country?

jjBy: JJ Lanier

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I tend to like my athletes with a little bravado. Those who walk that fine between confident and cocky.

When you think about, most of the greatest athletes of all time constantly pushed those boundaries. Nobody ever confused Muhammad Ali for being humble in the ring.

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College Football Dictatorship

tj1By: TJ Hartnett

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I’m going to talk about Maurice Smith, and I’m going to warn you: I know almost nothing about this situation, about transfer rules, about eligibility or really about anything that resembles a detail in this situation.

However, I’m going to talk about Smith and Alabama and Georgia anyway. So to sum up my understanding of this situation, Maurice Smith wants to transfer to UGA after he graduates, which he will have done by the time you read this.

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Hear Them Roar!

kippBy: Kipp Branch

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Two words. Deshaun Watson. If the record setting quarterback remains healthy then the Tiger offense has all of the pieces in place to be one of the most dynamic offenses in ACC history. The Tigers averaged 38.5 points a game in 2015, and the 2016 unit looks to be even better.

More on Watson. Going into his junior season, Watson has all of the tools. He is mobile, strong armed, accurate, and demands respect in the huddle. This kid is the unquestioned leader of this offense and face of Clemson athletics.

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The Wild West

draytonBy: Drayton Hogarth

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When anyone begins to preview college football, the best place to start is the strongest division in the country which would be the SEC West.

The West has earned its reputation valiantly by winning 8 of the last 10 BCS or college football championships.

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