Mike Griffith

Dawgnation Staff

Mike is in his eighth 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.

WATCH: South Carolina coach Shane Beamer reflects on Georgia, how portal affects SEC talent gap

ATHENS — Shane Beamer, who foreshadowed Georgia’s current dynasty-like run in 2021, and the South Carolina coach indicated he’s not seeing …

Kirk Herbstreit: ‘Bama, LSU just a little bit ahead of Georgia’

ATHENS — Count ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit in the “see it to believe it” camp when it comes to measuring Kirby Smart and Georgia against …

Kirby Smart takes stand on Georgia football discipline, team chemistry at stake

MIRAMAR BEACH — Georgia has obvious questions to address with well-documented off-season driving-related issues and key roster turnover.

Georgia would be prime target for field storm, will revised SEC policies protect Bulldogs?

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. — Georgia has not lost a regular-season game since 2020, so the SEC’s latest field storming legislation might not be at …

SEC settles on 8-game league schedule, single-division play for 2024 season

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. — The SEC has settled on an eight-game schedule and single division format for the 2024 season.

SEC appears headed for temporary 8-game scheduling model, could affect Georgia-Auburn rivalry

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. — The SEC appears likely to stick with an eight-game league schedule for the next year or two, and if that turns out to …

Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher sounds off on Texas rivalry at SEC Spring Meetings

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. — They say everything is bigger in Texas, except for maybe in-state rivalries.

Lane Kiffin unplugged at SEC Spring Meetings, serious takes on NIL challenges

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla — Lane Kiffin dealt out a welcome dose of reality at the SEC Spring Meetings on Tuesday, doing so live and in person.

Hot takes from Hugh Freeze: New Auburn coach weighs in on scheduling, tampering issues

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. — It was a relatively quiet day for new Auburn coach Hugh Freeze, whose presentation at the SEC Spring Meetings was …

WATCH: Alabama coaching legend Nick Saban issues dire warning on direction of college football

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. — SEC coaching legend Nick Saban warned everyone years ago that collegiate football was headed for free agency with its …

WATCH: Kirby Smart shoots down SEC debate, ‘most overrated conversation there ever was’

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. — Kirby Smart says the scheduling debate dominating the opening of the SEC spring meetings is “the most overrated …

Georgia headlines CBS coverage, SEC opener with South Carolina chosen as nationally televised game

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. — Georgia will kick off CBS’ national television schedule against South Carolina at 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 16.