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Georgia forward Dominique Wilkins dunks during a 1981 SI photo shoot. Wilkins averaged 21.6 points per game during his college career and was selected third overall by Utah in the 1982 NBA Draft. (Manny Millan/SI)

SI VAULT: Wilkins is top dog of the dunk (11.30.81)

Georgia forward Dominique Wilkins dunks during a 1981 SI photo shoot. Wilkins averaged 21.6 points per game during his college career and was selected third overall by Utah in the 1982 NBA Draft. (Manny Millan/SI)
SI VAULT: Wilkins is top dog of the dunk (11.30.81)

Georgia coach Mark Richt gets a Gatorade shower following the Bulldogs 45-31 victory over Nebraska in the Capital One Bowl. Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray led the charge with 427 passing yards and five touchdown passes. (Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

CAMPUS UNION: Twitter roundup of Monday’s bowl games

Georgia coach Mark Richt gets a Gatorade shower following the Bulldogs 45-31 victory over Nebraska in the Capital One Bowl. Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray led the charge with 427 passing yards and five touchdown passes. (Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
CAMPUS UNION: Twitter roundup of Monday’s bowl games

Georgia RB Herschel Walker poses for a 1982 SI cover shoot. (Manny Millan/SI)

SI VAULT: Is Herschel Walker ready to leave UGA for the NFL? (3.1.82)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Herschel Walker

Georgia RB Herschel Walker poses for a 1982 SI cover shoot. (Manny Millan/SI)
SI VAULT: Is Herschel Walker ready to leave UGA for the NFL? (3.1.82)GALLERY: Rare Photos of Herschel Walker

Alabama cheerleaders and a mascot celebrate the team’s mascot, Big Al, celebrate after the Crimson Tide defeated Georgia to secure a berth in the BCS Championship game against Notre Dame. 

MANDEL: Fans conflicted over national title game and more college football notes

Alabama cheerleaders and a mascot celebrate the team’s mascot, Big Al, celebrate after the Crimson Tide defeated Georgia to secure a berth in the BCS Championship game against Notre Dame. 
MANDEL: Fans conflicted over national title game and more college football notes

Georgia’s Watts Dantzler and Georgia Tech’s Brandon Watts exchange pleasantries before Saturday’s game between the in-state rivals. The Bulldogs beat up on the Yellow Jackets 42-10 and will face Alabama in the SEC Championship on Saturday. (Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

MANDEL: "Old-Man Football" is back, led by Notre Dame, Alabama and Georgia

Georgia’s Watts Dantzler and Georgia Tech’s Brandon Watts exchange pleasantries before Saturday’s game between the in-state rivals. The Bulldogs beat up on the Yellow Jackets 42-10 and will face Alabama in the SEC Championship on Saturday. (Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
MANDEL: "Old-Man Football" is back, led by Notre Dame, Alabama and Georgia

Georgia RB Herschel Walker jumps over a pile of Notre Dame defenders during the 1981 Sugar Bowl. Walker was named the game’s MVP after scoring two touchdowns in a 17-10 victory. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Herschel Walker

Georgia RB Herschel Walker jumps over a pile of Notre Dame defenders during the 1981 Sugar Bowl. Walker was named the game’s MVP after scoring two touchdowns in a 17-10 victory. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Herschel Walker

University of Georgia forward Dominique Wilkins dunks during a 1981 SI Photo shoot at Stegemen Coliseum in Athens, Ga. (Manny Millan/SI)

SI VAULT: Wilkins turned down pros for one more year at UGA (11.30.81)

University of Georgia forward Dominique Wilkins dunks during a 1981 SI Photo shoot at Stegemen Coliseum in Athens, Ga. (Manny Millan/SI)
SI VAULT: Wilkins turned down pros for one more year at UGA (11.30.81)

Georgia RB Herschel Walker leaps a pile of Tennessee defenders for a touchdown during a 1981 game. (Ronald C. Modra/SI)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Herschel Walker
STAPLES: UGA’s strict drug policy puts program at disadvantage

Georgia RB Herschel Walker leaps a pile of Tennessee defenders for a touchdown during a 1981 game. (Ronald C. Modra/SI)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Herschel WalkerSTAPLES: UGA’s strict drug policy puts program at disadvantage

Georgia’s Cornelius Washington is penalized for a horse-collar tackle on LSU’s Jordan Jefferson during the 2011 SEC Championship Game at Georgia Dome. The tackle didn’t slow Jefferson or the Tigers down as they prevailed 42-10. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

MANDEL MAILBAG: Champions model could turn unique sport into NFL clone

Georgia’s Cornelius Washington is penalized for a horse-collar tackle on LSU’s Jordan Jefferson during the 2011 SEC Championship Game at Georgia Dome. The tackle didn’t slow Jefferson or the Tigers down as they prevailed 42-10. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
MANDEL MAILBAG: Champions model could turn unique sport into NFL clone

Georgia running back Herschel Walker strikes a pose during a 1982 SI photo shoot. The 1982 Heisman Trophy winner rushed for 5,259 yards and was a consensus All-American during his three seasons at UGA. (Manny Millan/SI)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Herschel Walker

Georgia running back Herschel Walker strikes a pose during a 1982 SI photo shoot. The 1982 Heisman Trophy winner rushed for 5,259 yards and was a consensus All-American during his three seasons at UGA. (Manny Millan/SI)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Herschel Walker

Georgia’s mascots meet before a 1999 game against Florida. (Greg Foster/SI)  

GALLERY: NCAA’s Top Real Animal Mascots

Georgia’s mascots meet before a 1999 game against Florida. (Greg Foster/SI)  
GALLERY: NCAA’s Top Real Animal Mascots

Sure, one of college football’s best rivalries won’t be renewed for another eight months, but this 2004 photo was too good not to post. Will Georgia have its way with Florida when the two teams meet in late October? Stay tuned. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)

Sure, one of college football’s best rivalries won’t be renewed for another eight months, but this 2004 photo was too good not to post. Will Georgia have its way with Florida when the two teams meet in late October? Stay tuned. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)

Georgia’s beloved Uga VI cools down during a heated 2002 game between Georgia and Alabama. (Gary Bogdon/SI)

GALLERY: NCAA’s Top Real Action Mascots

Georgia’s beloved Uga VI cools down during a heated 2002 game between Georgia and Alabama. (Gary Bogdon/SI)
GALLERY: NCAA’s Top Real Action Mascots

Georgia RB Herschel Walker leaps into endzone during a 1981 game against Tennessee (Ronald C. Modra/SI)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Herschel Walker
SI VAULT: UGA’s Walker takes the national stage (8.31.81)

Georgia RB Herschel Walker leaps into endzone during a 1981 game against Tennessee (Ronald C. Modra/SI)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Herschel WalkerSI VAULT: UGA’s Walker takes the national stage (8.31.81)