Mark Bradley

Sports columnist

Mark Bradley is a sports columnist and blogger for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He has been with the AJC since 1984.

SEC legends Herschel Walker, Archie Manning, Steve Spurrier starred at media days

The three men: Archie Manning, one of the finest quarterbacks and the most noted sire in SEC annals; Herschel Walker, the greatest …

Georgia’s win over Tech was domination at its most comprehensive

ATHENS — Being Paul Johnson, darer extraordinaire, he chose to run a play on fourth-and-6 from his 48 with 9 1/2 minutes left in the first …

UGA marches toward December, leaves Auburn in its wake

ATHENS – For all Georgia’s talent, there was no guarantee these Bulldogs would be where they are, which is 9-1 with another SEC East title …

Georgia Bulldogs win SEC East again, put Kentucky in its place

LEXINGTON, KY. — The improbable showdown saw a predictable outcome. Georgia, picked by almost everyone to win the SEC East for a second …

Georgia continues march toward showdown with Alabama

ATHENS – In Georgia’s first three SEC games, it yielded an aggregate 17 points. In the first 23 ½ minutes here Saturday night, Missouri …

The big game is no contest: Georgia looks exceptional

ATHENS — One set of Bulldogs lost 11 yards before its second snap. The other set had seven points before its second snap. One band of …

No excuses permitted: Georgia must win SEC East this time

ATHENS — There’s no excuse, not this year. Georgia has to win the SEC East. There’s only one team in this motley division that stands half …

Is UGA headed for a QB controversy after Jacob Eason’s injury?

ATHENS – Not going to lie: I did hear the name “Wally Pipp” mentioned at halftime in a stadium once graced by a different Wally, meaning …

UGA’s McGarity talks negative perception and Mark Richt

ATHENS – Georgia athletics director McGarity, an Athens native and Georgia alum, is finishing his seventh year as AD. He’s 62. His contract …

Mark Bradley’s Prediction: Georgia Tech 24, Georgia 20

This is one of those years — and there aren’t many such years — when the difference in talent between Georgia and Georgia Tech is the width …

After 7 games, we ask: ‘What is UGA under Smart?’

ATHENS — In Year 1 as Auburn’s head coach, Gus Malzahn came within 14 seconds of a national championship. In Year 1 as Florida’s head …