I don’t know how much Donald Trump pays attention to these things but I watched his show, “Celebrity Apprentice 2,” just because Herschel Walker was on it.
Well, at least I watched a good bit of it. The premiere, which was Sunday night, was two hours long and was not what you’d call riveting enough to keep someone’s attention undivided. But I did watch it long enough to figure out that the teams, divided into men vs. women, had to make cupcakes and sell them for charity. And I wasn’t surprised to see Herschel be named “project manager” for his team. This landed him in the boardroom with a couple of major tools, Dennis Rodman and Andrew “Dice” Clay. Not surprisingly, Herschel survived so you can watch him again this week. It comes on again this Sunday night.
It’s odd watching Herschel, a guy who has remained such a mystery to the Bulldog Nation for so many years, throw himself out there for the world to see on reality television. But he comes off fairly well and certainly is taking the competition more serious than many of his fellow celebrities. Here’s a review of the show at Entertainment Weekly’s EW.com. . . .
I hope you recall the story I wrote back in January about how Georgia was lagging behind several SEC schools in pay for it’s assistant football coaches. Well the Bulldogs took steps to rectify that. Offensive coordinator Mike Bobo, running game coordinator Stacy Searels and defensive line coach/recruiting coordinator Rodney Garner all received significant pay raises, according to this report in the Athens Banner-Herald. I would have reported it myself but the new salaries hadn’t been approved last time I checked via open records. I’m sure I’ll follow up. . . .
Speaking of Bobo, the Thomasville High alum, is speaking at the Valdosta High football banquet Monday night. . . .
You’ve probably read this before but here’s another breakdown of Georgia’s infamous mat drills by The Macon Telegraph. . . .
Georgia’s Jeff Owens blogs on his blog about being interviewed by ESPN.com blogger Chris Low on his blog. . . .
Following up on my story of Torrin Lawrence, Georgia’s dynamic freshman sprinter won the SEC Indoor 200-meters — it was the Bulldogs’ first indoor title in the 200 — but the Bulldogs were smoked in 4×400 despite logging a school-record time. Lawrence didn’t run the 400. . . .
And finally, Georgia’s No. 1-ranked men’s golf team took care of business down in Puerto Rico.