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...

AJC columnist Mark Bradley provides his take on college football legends Herschel Walker, Steve Spurrier and Archie Manning taking the stage at SEC Media Days...

Right time for former Georgia football coach Mark Richt to retire...

Former Georgia coach Mark Richt intended to take a year off after parting with the Bulldogs, but that time wouldn't come until after three more years coaching Miami...

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 half at the home of the nation’s No. 5 team. Georgia Tech a...

UGA marches toward December, leaves Auburn in its wake

There were no guarantees Georgia football would be back on top in the SEC East Division, but the Bulldogs have impressed in rolling to a 9-1 record...

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

The improbable SEC East showdown between Georgia football and Kentucky had a predictable result, the Bulldogs asserting themselves in a 34-17 win...

Georgia continues march toward showdown with Alabama

Georgia continues march toward showdown with Alabama with its resounding and offensively-laden 53-38 victory over Missouri Saturday....

The big game is no contest: Georgia looks exceptional

The big game is no contest as Georgia routs Mississippi State 31-3 in its SEC conference opener....

No excuses permitted: Georgia must win SEC East this time

No excuses permitted: Georgia must win SEC East this season. It's talent level is far superior to that of the rest of the SEC East....

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

Is the UGA football team headed for a quarterback controversy after Jacob Eason's injury on Saturday?...

UGA’s McGarity talks negative perception and Mark Richt

UGA athletic director Greg McGarity says he's been on the defensive lately about his athletic program's performance this past year....

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 of a pond, as opposed to a lake or a gulf. Given that the...

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 coach, Jim McElwain won the SEC East. In Year 1 as Georgia’s to...