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Even off the field, Dawgs are being heard

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The unfortunate part of most sports still being on hold is that there’s little on-field play of which to obsess over.

That does not mean, however, that college football coaches and players have been absent playing prominent roles in the varied responses to calls for racial justice.

As times go by, even in spite of an off-hand text conversation of a former Georgia quarterback, these times will likely show that Georgia’s current and former coaches and players were more than sideline observers. In other words, more than ‘football matters.’

Herschel weighed in via a big way earlier in the week, but he was far from the first.

The greatest defensive coordinator in college football gave his players - one of the best units in football themselves, a platform...

Georgia’s former players also found themselves speaking in prominent spots.

A focal point of the Jaguars organization’s march from TIAA Bank Stadium toward the heart of downtown was none other former Georgia receiver Chris Conley.

Personally, I’ll be surprised if Benjamin Watson is not running for office in the somewhat near future.