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College Football Playoff: Dawgs’ dynamic duo digs down deep for one last game

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program graduate assistant Jon Sauber, writing for Newsday, described how Georgia senior running backs Nick Chubb and Sony Michel became the most prolific duo in NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision history as they led the Bulldogs to a Rose Bowl victory and a spot in the College Football Playoff National Championship […]

Mayfield’s ‘Wild Ride’ Ends With Heartbreak in Rose Bowl Thriller

By Alaa Abdeldaiem | @Abdeldaiem_Alaa

PASADENA, Calif. –– The second he heard the sound, he knew.

The second he saw it––the ball flying sideways, flat, short and too far to the right––it took no time at all for Oklahoma’s Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Baker Mayfield to realize the reality that was settling in.

The game had […]

For the Roses, and a Spot in Atlanta: Who Will Advance?

By Sarah Bahr and Alaa Abdeldaiem | @smbahr14 @Abdeldaiem_Alaa

PASADENA, Calif. – The 104th Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual will feature programs appearing for just the second time in their histories. Oklahoma, which won here in 2003, and Georgia, which won 75 years ago, will meet in a semifinal of the College Football […]

Two Quarterbacks In Search of a Championship

By Sarah Bahr | @smbahr14

Sports Capital Journalism Program

LOS ANGELES — When freshman Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm takes the field New Year’s Day in Rose Bowl Stadium to the roar of thousands of screaming fans, he doesn’t expect to feel nervous.

Pitching in front of 30,000 fans in the Little League World Series tends […]

Georgia Tailback Tandem Key to Neutralizing Oklahoma

By Sarah Bahr | @smbahr14

Sports Capital Journalism Program

LOS ANGELES — In Georgia offensive coordinator Jim Chaney’s dreams, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield’s cream pants are spotless as a clergyman’s cassock. His helmet gleams in the Southern California sunshine. His cleats? Marshmallow-white.

In Chaney’s fantasy, Oklahoma’s one-man offensive juggernaut never sees the field, throwing for […]