georgia football

Georgia LB Kimbrough plans transfer to Division II school

ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia senior linebacker Tim Kimbrough says he will transfer to a Division II school after being forced off the team by coach Kirby Smart. Kimbrough told The Associated Press in a phone interview Thursday that Smart said “he was going to kick me off the team or I had to transfer.” Smart said in a statement that…

Georgia’s Chauncey Rivers dismissed following third arrest for pot

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) – Georgia defensive lineman Chauncey Rivers has been dismissed from school following his third arrest on marijuana charges. The dismissal, announced by Georgia on Friday, was automatic based on the school’s student-athlete drug policy. DeKalb County jail records show Rivers was arrested on Wednesday and released on Thursday on four charges, including a felony violation of Georgia’s…

Former Georgia 2-sport star Zippy Morocco dead at 86

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) – Anthony “Zippy” Morocco, the University of Georgia’s first basketball All-American and one of the school’s most accomplished return specialists in football, has died. He was 86. Morocco’s son, former Clemson quarterback Chris Morocco, says his father committed suicide on Sunday following a battle with depression and cancer. Chris Morocco said on his Facebook account the family…