Georgia Bulldogs getting down with ‘Gangnam Style’ video parody

ATHENS – Georgia’s basketball players are getting down, “Gangnam Style.”

The Bulldogs’ men’s and women’s basketball players, along with mascots “Hairy Dawg,” “Spike” and some UGA students, recently shot a video on campus in which they parody the popular dance song by Korean pop star “PSY,” which is currently sweeping the nation. The video was first unveiled this past Friday night when the teams held their preseason “2012 Basketbash” event at Stegeman Coliseum and will likely be shown again on the video board at Sanford Stadium during a football game.

“[Associate promotions director] Emily Deitz and her staff wanted to do something with our teams to show them in a fun and entertaining light,” said Alan Thomas, Georgia’s associate athletic director for marketing and promotions. “So they got both our teams together with our Dance Dawgs to show them the steps and they had a lot of fun with it. Some of our guys, like Kenny Gaines, he was all over it. They worked with some groups to let us get out on campus and on the buses and the arches to make it.  It was a good, fun piece. The video turned out great and was a highlight in front of the great crowd we had for Basketbash.”

“Gangnam Style” is a pop song performed by Korean singer Park Jae Sung, better known by his stage name PSY, who’s known for his sense of humor and comical dance moves. Since its mid-July release, the video has had nearly 475 million views on YouTube. If you’ve never seen it, you need to watch the original video to understand some of the scene’s from the Bulldogs’ parody.

Without further ado, here’s the UGA version . . .

53 comments Add your comment

BD

October 16th, 2012
10:00 am

Welcome to the bandwagon dawgs!

Leivi Fetzer

October 16th, 2012
10:03 am

Ubob

October 16th, 2012
10:20 am

What the Hell is “Spike”…………………….

RealDawg

October 16th, 2012
10:32 am

Good to see the “KIDS” having fun. Just waiting for some d bag to say they should be more focused on practicing and not having fun.

VADAWG

October 16th, 2012
10:42 am

KOOL DAWGS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

funny...

October 16th, 2012
10:49 am

LOL,

but seriously when the University called me for a donation last night this isn’t what I had in mind.

nate from detroit

October 16th, 2012
10:52 am

They may not can play a lick of basketball but at least they are good at line dancing.

m

October 16th, 2012
11:00 am

Great fun for all!! Hope it goes viral!!

o-my dawgs

October 16th, 2012
11:04 am

Hope they can dance on the court..go dawgs!

Alphare

October 16th, 2012
11:17 am

That is COOL! I have to say better than the original.

Burdell

October 16th, 2012
11:27 am

My all time favorite is still “Party in the UGA!”.

SMH

October 16th, 2012
11:30 am

this is embarassing…has coach fox and the staff looked at any film from last year???? if so, they def would NOT be wasting ANYTIME doing this nonsense..you think Florida, Mizz, UK, Bama, are doing this?..U think Frank MArtin at SC is wasiting his practice time learning dance moves?? NO!!!!!! get in the gym and get your J up…

BjohnDawg

October 16th, 2012
11:41 am

What the heck let them cut up.

Vince Doodley

October 16th, 2012
11:43 am

Going seriously, serioulsy Ghey at the UGA. Appalling.

GeorgiaDawgsNation

October 16th, 2012
11:43 am

Smh at you sir, it’s called letting the kids have a little fun. Trust me Coach Fox is doing his best and the players are preparing for the season. They do have spare time, I mean come on lighten up.

Vince Doodley

October 16th, 2012
11:44 am

Going seriously, seriously Ghey at the UGA. Appalling.

GeorgiaDawgsNation

October 16th, 2012
11:51 am

Go Dawgs!! Dance on!!

Youngdawg

October 16th, 2012
12:09 pm

Some of you need to get a life. Getting upset over these players having a little fun in the OFFSEASON is insane. Obviously some of you are forgetting these are teenage college students…not professional athletes.

ALBANYDOG

October 16th, 2012
12:44 pm

SMH GO BACK AN SEAT IN YOUR ROCKING CHAIR.

Greg McGarity

October 16th, 2012
12:49 pm

If our Basketball team hit the books like they hit the dance floor we would be in good shape!

'Nique Wilkins

October 16th, 2012
12:51 pm

back in my day it was the electric slide…now they are dancin’ to Korean nerd stuff….wow! Drink your vodka, my friends! UGA Basketball = a Waste of time & athletic budget $

Send in the Clowns

October 16th, 2012
12:52 pm

Why weren’t Richt, Grantham, and Bozo in there with the other leghumper clowns?

Fox Fan

October 16th, 2012
12:56 pm

look out folks. The hoop dawg men are going to suprise this season and make the sweet 16 in the NCAA

Saldiven

October 16th, 2012
1:15 pm

@Spanky: Because none of the people on this video will be playing Florida until January 9, 2013. In case you and Send in the Clowns didn’t notice, this is the basketball team.

Will Jones

October 16th, 2012
1:30 pm

Look flat out gay to me but I guess that’s what the world has come too. I understand the women shaking their butt but dudes ,y’all can have at it.

p

October 16th, 2012
1:36 pm

Are they supposed to look like they are dancing while handcuffed?

UGA_Alumnus

October 16th, 2012
1:56 pm

It seems as though fans imagine student-athletes has just practicing 24/7. And we expect they should do nothing else besides practice or play. “What was he doing on a scooter anyway!?”, “Why was he playing soccer in the first place?” etc. etc. This video is lame, but if you think these kids shouldn’t be allowed to have a life outside of practice, classes, and official games, you need to get a life.

UGA_Alumnus

October 16th, 2012
1:57 pm

that should have read “as just practicing”.

Mark (another one)

October 16th, 2012
2:17 pm

Great job and I hope they had fun. This type of thing helps build team unity and I for one appreciate them having some fun while promoting the school. For those complaining or taking pot shots, get a life. College is a time of learning but you should enjoy every stage of life.

Dawg-Gawn

October 16th, 2012
2:31 pm

No doubt about it, a star was born, the dude, Kenny Gaines showed-out above all… NYC Broadway will pay $ for big time dance talent.

Director, Dance Coordinator, Videographer and students…. creative imagination = a job well done!

Good luck to all dawgs on the basketball court this season!

“BELIEVE” in the “G”

Ga/Fl.Stillman dog

October 16th, 2012
2:32 pm

@REALDOG. They do need to be practicing insted of dancing. Their competition will dance all over them. The girls can maybe learn to dance because they are always winning, gymnastics can dance as well, on certain seasons maybe the baseball team. So yea KEEP PRACTICING not dancing. The football team, well thats another bag of wth.

Max Sizemore

October 16th, 2012
2:33 pm

Kom som nee da. Thanks Korean for thank you.

rlinaug

October 16th, 2012
2:34 pm

i got in trouble in first grade for refusing to do “i’m a little tea cup.” i take pride in that.

Have some fun!

October 16th, 2012
2:37 pm

I’m glad they did it. It looks like they had a lot of fun putting it together. All the negative people on these blogs are depressing. I guess I have to remember a lot of the people on here have nothing better to do. I enjoyed it! They are college kids!!! Go Dawgs!!!!!

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smitty

October 16th, 2012
3:48 pm

There are a lot of folks here who desperately need a sense of humor implant. This is just for fun. Save your rants about the season until the seasons starts and you have something — maybe to rant about.

KeepDreaming

October 16th, 2012
3:52 pm

Well now at least we have a good excuse as to why our Hoop Dawgs will suck this year….

peachfuzz

October 16th, 2012
4:01 pm

Pretty entertaining, especially the PSY rendition.

Dianne Godina

October 16th, 2012
4:29 pm

Never heard of this dance before, but it was a riot! Teams enjoying themselves with music and dancing goes as far back as I can remember- which is Da Bears doing the Super Bowl Shuffle! Have fun, Dawgs!

RaleighDawg

October 16th, 2012
4:37 pm

Based on how they keep their hands up on defense, I’d guess that Spike is the defensive coach…

DAWGMAN

October 16th, 2012
5:09 pm

Sergeant Joe Friday, LAPD

October 16th, 2012
5:31 pm

RealDawg

October 16th, 2012
10:32 am

Good to see the “KIDS” having fun. Just waiting for some d bag to say they should be more focused on practicing and not having fun.

They should be more focused on practicing and not having fun. There…you happy Real Dawg? Relax, you take this way too serious.

Game Changer

October 16th, 2012
6:00 pm

Maybe Fox can become the leader of UGA sports by demanding dicipline, character and making alumni proud of a mens sports team.

This will catch on and other schools will do similar promo’s

Beast from the East

October 16th, 2012
6:22 pm

BirdDawg

October 16th, 2012
8:15 pm

I think its cool. Some of you people really need to lighten up. Its college kids having some good clean fun. geez…

Sale charger

October 16th, 2012
9:37 pm

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Sale charger

October 16th, 2012
9:38 pm

Hmmmmm…fun

Sale charger

October 16th, 2012
9:39 pm

Maybe in a few months kennesaw state will steal it and do a cheaper poorer version…wait…that went true…maybe in a year.

Profiler

October 16th, 2012
10:25 pm

OK to let the kids have fun. I have watched it for a couple of months with my own kids. However, it lost a little for me when this is the video that South Carolina played at halftime of our recent debacle in Columbia.

Big Bubba dawg

October 17th, 2012
6:24 am

Let them do this and have fun. At least they aren’t getting arrested like Mark Richt’s guys. Hopefully there will be some people at the games this year so I’m not the only one in the upper level again.