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Georgia assistant Mike Ekeler got carried away with excitement

AUBURN, Ala. - By the end of the game Saturday, Georgia's defensive players had handled what Auburn offered up on offense reasonably well during the Bulldogs' 20-13 victory.They might need to still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-11-14/georgia-assistant-mike-ek
Louisiana State, Alabama feature punishing running back

...the way he's carried the ball but in pass protection, the things he's done without the ball," Saban said.Defensive players on both teams are confident they have a good sense of what they'll be up against this week because of their experience...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-11-03/louisiana-state-alabama-f
Hornets lose Michael Kidd-Gilchrist after shoulder surgery

...shoulder surgery Tuesday night.The team's top defensive player tore his labrum and dislocated his shoulder in a...extension this offseason knowing he's their top defensive player, someone who is regularly matched up against the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-10-07/hornets-lose-michael-kidd-gil
Carolina Panthers remain unsettled despite 3-0 start

...Allen.Rivera had expressed optimism on Monday that Kuechly might return to practice this week, but the 2013 NFL Defensive Player of the Year remains in the concussion protocol 17 days after a head-on collision with Jacksonville Jaguars running...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-09-30/carolina-panthers-remain-unse
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier isn't pleased with Gamecocks' performance in opener

...at or inside the Gamecocks 21 yard line.Moore added 10 tackles with his two interceptions and was named the SEC defensive player of the week.Kentucky coach Mark Stoops knows his team will face a motivated group, particularly after the Wildcats...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-09-08/south-carolina-coach-stev
Tar Heels to put new-look defense to test against Gamecocks

...over the place."Part of the defensive staff's challenge was rebuilding confidence, too. Talk to some of the defensive players now, and they at least sound refreshed and energized by the prospect of change -- though Fedora is quick to note...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-09-01/tar-heels-put-new-look-de
Tebow shines in Philadelphia's win over Indianapolis in his first game in two years

...Linebacker James Harrison doesn't expect a trophy just for showing up. The same goes for his sons.The 2008 NFL Defensive Player of the Year took to Instagram on Saturday to say he was returning two awards his sons received from a local athletics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-08-16/tebow-shines-philadelphias-wi
Chattanooga upsets Georgia in season openeer

...Jones, Chattanooga's senior leader, had just fouled out, but Justin Tuoyo, last year's Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Year, drew big cheers after dunking for his first field goal of the game.Georgia cut the lead to two twice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-11-14/chattanooga-upsets-georgi
Georgia Tech receiver Michael Summers leaves team

...checkpoint Oct. 31 near the Ohio State campus, as his team had an open weekend. FLORIDA: Could be without three key defensive players, including two starters, at South Carolina on Saturday.Coach Jim McElwain said defensive tackle Jon Bullard is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-11-09/georgia-tech-receiver-mic
Panthers will take the victory over the Colts

...put away the Colts at the end of regulation, but he dropped Andrew Luck's pass in the end zone.The 2013 NFL Defensive Player of the Year allowed a wet football to slide through his hands with 2 seconds left in regulation. Adam Vinatieri...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-11-03/panthers-will-take-victory-ov