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UGA standout Herschel Walker’s longtime friendship with Trump

8:24 am Jan. 4, 2018

President Donald Trump, who plans to attend Monday’s national championship game, hasn’t picked sides, but he’s enjoyed a longtime friendship with UGA titan Herschel Walker.

A retired NFL running back who played in Trump’s short-lived United States Football League and appeared on “Celebrity Apprentice,” Walker threw his support behind Trump at the outset of his presidential campaign.

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Will Trump’s ex-wife join him at the national championship game?

7:42 am Jan. 4, 2018

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will travel to Atlanta to watch the Universities of Georgia and Alabama compete for the national championship title on Monday.

A former Mrs. Trump could be there, too.

NEW: Remembering Mike “Big Dawg” Woods 

Georgia native and UGA alum Marla Maples has been celebrating her alma mater’s path to victory along with everyone else on Twitter these days – and

A peek at the private, six-figure suites for the national championship

4:41 pm Jan. 3, 2018

Private suites for the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship offer luxury amenities, exclusive entry access and primo views of the field. They’re not cheap, but when is the University of Georgia going to be in a national championship game in a brand-new stadium again? Think of it is as a priceless opportunity.

NEW: President Trump is coming to the game. His ex-wife might be there, too.


Hurry! Site has UGA-Alabama tickets at a “bargain” but they’re going fast

12:13 pm Jan. 2, 2018

Shortly after we posted an item this morning on the $95,000 Stubub listing for Monday’s National Championship game, aimed at a flush fan who wants to cheer on either the Bulldogs or Crimson Tide in style, we heard from a site offering tickets at a relative bargain.

Vivid Seats had tickets for under $1,800. Scratch that. Not 5 minutes after we heard from Vivid, the lowest priced offering

Would you pay $94K to see UGA play Alabama in the National Championship?

7:17 am Jan. 2, 2018

A thrilling, historic double-overtime victory over Oklahoma has the University of Georgia headed to meet Alabama for the national title Monday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Someone’s betting that a diehard fan is willing to pay nearly $94,000 to be there.

Stubhub, the site where people can resell event tickets, has many tickets for sale – but the “cheap seats” start at $2,000.  One eye-popping offering, though, is approaching six figures. The item is

The extreme lengths some UGA fans took to be at the Rose Bowl

4:13 pm Jan. 1, 2018

Pasadena, Calif. – Sam Ferguson just got here. We don’t mean he just got to the Rose Bowl Stadium – he literally just got here.

The Athens resident who attended the University of Georgia drove with a group to be able to attend the game. After a short break in Phoenix, Ariz. to rest a bit, they rolled in just ahead of kickoff.

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