FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.- Barrett Jones definitely was not going there.
ATLANTA - Georgia players still are talking about how close they came to playing in Monday night's national championship game.
Three more members of the Georgia Southern football team were invited to a postseason scout showcase, joining J.J. Wilcox, who was invited to the Senior Bowl in early December.
The NFL's dandy dozen is set - and truth be told, a little scared.
For the third straight season, Georgia Southern lost in the semifinals.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons disagree with the idea they have little to play for in Sunday's final regular-season game against Tampa Bay.
ATLANTA (AP) - Police say the wife of former Atlanta Braves star Andruw Jones accused him of dragging her down a staircase, grabbing her neck and saying wanted to kill her.
When Gabby Douglas allowed herself to dream of being the Olympic champion, she imagined having a nice little dinner with family and friends to celebrate. Maybe she'd make an appearance here and there.
There are times when sports bring out the best in us.
FLOWERY BRANCH, - As the Atlanta Falcons' offensive line sees it, there's no need to antagonize Ndamukong Suh.
FORT WORTH, Texas - Erika Ford provided another quick scoring burst for sixth-ranked Georgia, and the Lady Bulldogs still are undefeated a dozen games into the season.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Falcons coach Mike Smith has learned that little credit is given for regular-season success when it is followed by postseason flops.
FARGO, N.D. - The Georgia Southern Eagles came into the game making only 8 of 21 field goal attempts on the season.
Six weeks ago, despite a stretch where they won six-straight games and earned a No. 1 ranking, there was a lingering question as to whether the Georgia Southern Eagles were actually good enough to win the national championship.
FARGO, N.D. - Georgia Southern officials are hoping to return home with more than a victory after Friday's football game at North Dakota State.