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Tuesday Morning Dawg Bites.

Scott Cunningham

The holiday weekend is over, and it's time for you and the Georgia Bulldogs to go back to work. The team will practice Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday this week before taking on the fearsome Fighting Byes. But first, here's what's happening in Bulldog Nation.

Todd Gurley, Amarlo Herrera earn SEC honors - The Red and Black : Sports

The performances by Georgia junior tailback Todd Gurley and senior inside linebacker Amarlo Herrera in Saturday’s 45-21 win over No. 16 Clemson have earned the pair Southeastern Conference weekly honors. Herrera in particular looks poised to redress his inexplicable omission from every major preseason All-Conference and award watch list.

Richt says UGA is ‘not even close to being as good as we could end up being’ | DogBytes Online
I believe Mark Richt's greatest task over the next week and a half will be guarding against complacency. While none of them will say it, there are a lot of young players on this team who've not dealt with this level of adulation before. How they handle it will make the difference in whether the Clemson game was a nice memory or the start of something special.

Quick hitters: Practice time in the heat paid off against Clemson and more… | DogBytes Online
So wait, you mean practicing outside in the heat rather than indoors could mean better conditioning when it counts? Huh. That's a shocker.

UGA recruits react to win over Clemson | College recruiting blog
Mike Carvell got reaction from a few UGA recruits to the game. I don't think there's any doubt that the win and the atmosphere surrounding it gave UGA a big win on the recruiting front.

Kirk Stakes Claim For Ryder Cup Berth With Win - Georgia Official Athletic Site
It was another great weekend on the UGA Tour as Chris Kirk claimed victory in the Deutsche Bank Classic, wresting the lead from 54 hole leader and fellow 'Dawg Russell Henley. With the win Kirk moves into first in the Fed Ex Cup standings and claimed a $1.4 million purse. Not a bad day by any standard.

Until later....

Go 'Dawgs!!!