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Lighting Up The Gridiron

Lighting Up The Gridiron

Morris Edwin Harrison, the former Georgia Tech fullback, not only lit up Grant Field (now Bobby Dodd Stadium) he lit up half the world. And at age 79, he's still at it.

April 2006

Shining Moments: Bulldog Larry Rakestraw owned the 1963 Orange Bowl

For a college football career, you can talk about your Charley Trippi, your Frank Sinkwich and your Herschel Walker, but for one single game the name that stands out is Larry Clyde Rakestraw.

March 2006
The Sportswriter's Sportswriter

The Sportswriter's Sportswriter

John Edwin Pope grew up in Athens but found a home in Miami.

February 2006

The Executive game

Is a bad day on the golf course really better than a good day in the office? Many of Georgia's corporate leaders think so. Here's a look at who plays where - for business and pleasure.

February 2006
Unwrecking Tech

Unwrecking Tech

Homer Cranston Rice may be the only Georgia Tech athletics director ever to serve time in jail.

January 2006

2006 Most Influential Georgians Hall of Fame

In professional sports, an athlete earns induction into his or her sport's Hall of Fame only after having been retired for several years. It doesn't work quite that way for Georgia Trend's Most Influential Georgians Hall of Fame, which is reserved for those individuals whose credentials rate permanent status on any list of prominent Georgians.

January 2006
Never Quit: Sheer will took Jack Langford from the gridiron to the bench

Never Quit: Sheer will took Jack Langford from the gridiron to the bench

John Sholar (Jack) Langford, former Fulton County Superior Court judge, Southeastern Conference football official, Boy Scout Council member and Auburn defensive end, officially retired 17 years ago, but you would never know it. At age 74, his schedule is packed tighter than ever.

December 2005
Breaking The Color Barrier

Breaking The Color Barrier

If you think the University of Georgia's first group of African-American athletes was an ordinary bunch of jocks, think again.

November 2005

2005 Silver Spoon Awards

Georgia Trend's Dining Critic selects the state's top 10 restaurants, pays tribute to some well-regarded old favorites and recommends some exciting new finds.

November 2005
Going To The Hogs

Going To The Hogs

Ironically, it was the immortal Georgia Tech Coach Bobby Dodd who convinced Frank Broyles to stay on as head football coach at Arkansas when he had two chances to return to Tech as head man.

October 2005
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