Tuesday, October 25
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia says linebackers Natrez Patrick and Roquan Smith will be able to play against 14th-ranked Florida this weekend after both were cleared of marijuana possession. The university says neither Patrick nor Smith violated any university policies that would have required suspensions and both passed drug tests.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn says he's standing by his fourth-down call in overtime against San Diego to keep his offense on the field, even though the Falcons wound up losing the game. Quinn says he lost sleep over the play's outcome but not because of the decision to go for it.
ATLANTA (AP) — NBA-TV host Kristen Ledlow says she was held up and robbed at gunpoint at her home over the weekend. The host of the program "NBA Inside Stuff" wrote online that three men were waiting in her home on Saturday as she got back to the house, stealing her car, her purse and phone along with what Ledlow says was her "sense of security."
ATLANTA (AP) — New Georgia Tech men's basketball coach Evan Pastner acknowledges turning around the Yellow Jackets' program won't happen overnight. But he tells reporters his mission is to get Georgia Tech back to a consistent championship level. The Yellow Jackets dumped Brian Gregory after a five season run that produced just one postseason appearance in the NIT.