Mike Griffith

Multimedia reporter and producer

Mike is in his fourth season covering SEC and Georgia athletics for AJC-DawgNation and has 30 years of collegiate sports multimedia experience, 25 of them in the SEC including beat writer stops at Auburn, Alabama, Tennessee and now Georgia. Mike was named the National FWAA Beat Writer of the Year in January, 2018.

Kirby Smart encourages Georgia football’s ‘unfinished business’

ATHENS — Kirby Smart loves a good slogan as much as any coach, but it comes with a stipulation: the players have to back it up....

Oklahoma columnist: SEC getting Sooners in ‘Golden Age,’ Texas...

ATHENS — The pending additions of Oklahoma and Texas to the SEC has sent shockwaves across the collegiate football landscape this week, with one more swiftly following another as it becomes more of...

Texas and Oklahoma submit request to join SEC

ATHENS — Oklahoma and Texas formally submitted requests to join the Southeastern Conference on Tuesday, just one day after notifying the Big 12 they would not be renewing their “grants of media...

3 things: Texas, Oklahoma move toward SEC a continuation of college...

ATHENS — Texas and Oklahoma set the wheels in motion on their anticipated move to the SEC on Monday, notifying the Big 12 they will not renew their “grants of media rights” after their expiration in...

Kirby Smart: most pressing defensive concern entering Clemson game...

ATHENS — Georgia coach Kirby Smart is undefeated against Top 10-ranked non-conference opponents (4-0), so it only makes sense he embraces playing a challenging opening game opponent like Clemson....

JT Daniels shares NIL spotlight with O-Linemen Jamaree Salyer, and...

ATHENS —Georgia quarterback JT Daniels isn’t wasting any time taking care of his offensive linemen where NIL opportunities are concerned....

Texas, Oklahoma SEC expansion: Georgia football makes initial & list...

ATHENS — Oklahoma and Texas are on the verge of joining the SEC from all recent indications. It’s been a secret a long time in the making about to become a sudden reality....

Mild-mannered Eric Stokes drops ‘blood bath’ line on Texas, Oklahoma...

ATHENS — NFL first-round pick Eric Stokes was known best at Georgia in his interviews for his constant praise of teammates and uplifting outlook on most every issue....

Former Georgia star Maria Taylor joins NBC, will cover Olympics, NFL...

ATHENS — Former All-SEC Georgia athlete and ESPN analyst Maria Taylor was introduced as a new member of the NBC Sports and Olympic family on Friday....

Tony Barnhart: ‘A lot riding on’ Clemson, Kirby Smart growth at ...

HOOVER, Ala. — Kirby Smart has grown into one of the senior members of the SEC coaching fraternity, building Georgia football into a superpower in the process....

Mark Richt: Georgia and Clemson might meet twice this season, of...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Mark Richt is casting a skeptical eye on recent rumors that Texas and Oklahoma have interest in going the SEC in the near future....

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney hopes to play different version of the...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Dabo Swinney said Clemson might be playing the best team in the nation when it faces Georgia in both programs’ season-opening game on Sept. 4 in Charlotte....