Georgia Bulldogs news: 4-Star in-state QB gets offer, Buckeyes felt UGA was ‘fat and lazy’, more

Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Stetson Bennett (13) gets a fist pump from offensive lineman Amarius Mims (65)
Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Stetson Bennett (13) gets a fist pump from offensive lineman Amarius Mims (65) /

Heading into the middle of the week here are all the Georgia Bulldogs news updates you need to get caught up on the stories surrounding the Dawgs. 

Kirby Smart is looking to keep the cabinet stocked with quality quarterbacks, offering four-star in-state signal-caller Jake Merklinger out of Calvary Day School in Savannah, Ga. Currently, Merklinger is ranked as the No. 7 quarterback in the class of 2024, and the No. 81 overall player per 247 Sports.

Ohio State hasn’t stopped grumbling about their loss to Georgia in the College Football Playoff Semifinal game. Last week, it was Ryan Day still questioning what he thinks should have been a targeting call against Georgia safety Javon Bullard. Now we have Buckeyes offensive tackle Dawand Jones saying Ohio State viewed Georgia as “fat and lazy”. While it was a close game decided as time expired, clearly, Georgia showed to be quite the opposite of fat and lazy.

It’s still undecided whether or not the 2022 National Champion Georgia Bulldogs will be visiting the White House or not. The Bulldogs did not make the trip last year after beating Alabama, and no plans have been set for this year, although there is a delegation trying to get the ball rolling.

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In some sad news, former UGA tennis player Lilly Kimbell, a 2014 graduate, passed away last Sunday at the age of 31. Kimbell was dealing with severe Kidney problems and suffered a heart attack as a result. Despite receiving CPR she never recovered and had to be taken off life support. Our prayers go out to Kimbell’s family.

The television schedule and ticket sales information for the 2023 Georgia Bulldogs baseball season is now set. Fans can check out how to watch the Diamond Dawgs in person or on TV here at the official Georgia athletics site.

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The exit talks for Texas and Oklahoma to leave the Big 12 and enter the SEC have stalled out once again. It’s now looking like 2025 will be the earliest the two signature programs join the ranks of the SEC.

Alabama fans are not particularly pleased with Nick Saban’s latest coaching hires to fill vacancies on his staff. Not that Saban really cares if the fans approve of his hires or not, but rarely do you supporters of the Crimson Tide throw shade at their beloved coach.

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