Social Bulldogs: Georgia Ranks In Top-10

Nov. 19, 2012

ATHENS, Ga. --- The Georgia Bulldogs are used to top-10 rankings on the playing fields, but now the UGA Athletic Department has stacked up in another area: social media.

According to lists compiled by the University of Oklahoma, the Bulldogs are ranked No. 4 among FBS institutions in Twitter followers and No. 9 in Facebook "likes" on their official pages as of Nov. 7. As of Nov. 19, Georgia's official athletic department-wide accounts had 65,371 followers and 468,283 "likes."

Below is a glimpse into what the Bulldogs are doing on Twitter.


Official hashtags: #godawgs #CommitToTheG


Official Georgia Bulldogs (@UGAAthletics): 65,371 followers/5,768 tweets

Most recent tweet: "Don't forget to listen in to AT&T Bulldog Hotline tonight at 8pm- Do you have a question for Coach Richt? Tag it ‪#bulldoghotline"


Georgia Football (@WeRunThisState): 19,837 followers/1,084 tweets

Most recent tweet: "Check out ‪@ajgreen_18's one handed TD catch against the Chiefs ‪ ..."

Georgia Men's Basketball (UGABasketball): 2,295 followers/889 tweets

Most recent tweet: "We are in the Big Apple! ‪#Dawgs vs. No. 1 Indiana tonight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn! Who's coming? ‪#CommitToTheG"

Georgia Gymnastics (@UGAGymnastics): 7,221 followers/1,996 tweets

Most recent tweet: "The Gymdogs didn't get on the jumbotron but look who did! ‪@dannadurante ‪#GoDawgs ‪" 

Georgia Men's Tennis (@UGATennis): 1,758 followers/3,232 tweets

Most recent tweet: "Brand new video recapping the ITA National Indoor doubles final and the fall season:... ‪ "

Georgia Women's Tennis (@UGAWomensTennis): 96 followers/120 tweets

Most recent tweet: "Fall Tennis Winding Down....Here's an update from Saturday's action: ‪ "

Georgia Soccer (@UGAWomensSoccer): 702 followers/1,228 tweets

Most recent tweet: "Bulldogs named NSCAA Academic Team for 10th straight year: ‪ "

Georgia Volleyball (@UGAVolleyball): 870 followers/912 tweets

Most recent tweet: "Georgia fighting to hold on but it's too little too late and the Dawgs fall 17-25 in the fourth set. Kentucky wins 3-1."

Georgia Equestrian (@UGAEquestrian): 841 followers/1,317 tweets

Most recent tweet: "Congrats to UGAs Sara Parr on winning most outstanding player in horsemanship against SDSU ‪#GODAWGS"

Georgia Softball (@UGASoftball): 5,634 followers/2,838 tweets

Most recent tweet: "Congrats to former Bulldog ‪@KSandberg23 on being named the NPF Rookie of the Year! Second year in a row that it went to a ‪#bulldog!"

Georgia Men's Golf (@GeorgiaGolf1): 484 followers/146 tweets

Most recent tweet: "Nationally rated prospects Branson Davis, Parker Derby and Greyson Sigg have signed with the Bulldogs. ‪ "

Georgia Women's Golf (@UGAWomensGolf): 318 followers/290 tweets

Most recent tweet: "Our 2013 recruiting class is now 3: welcome to the Bulldog Family, Harang Lee ‪#godawgs"

Georgia Swimming & Diving (@UGASwimDive): 870 followers/500 tweets

Most recent tweet: "Georgia's swimming and diving teams shook things up in Friday's 3meet with Division III power Emory. ‪" 

Cheerleading (@UGACheerleading): 1,914 followers/890 tweets

Most recent tweet: "It's Tech Week! #nuffsaid #GoDawgs #cleanoldfashionedHATE"


Football coach Mark Richt (@MarkRicht): 50,683 followers/193 tweets

Most recent tweet: "DawgNation. Get some sleep friday night n be ready to get up early on Saturday. Fill Sanford stadium to the brim. Sr day. Tech. Enough said!"

Men's Basketball coach Mark Fox (@coachmarkfox): 11,784 followers/920 tweets

Most recent tweet: "Game day . . . In Brooklyn"

Women's Basketball coach Andy Landers (@UGACoachLanders): 1,676 followers/445 tweets

Most recent tweet: "‪#IfItWasUpToMe you'd ‪#CommittToTheG tonight at 7:00pm. It's Game Time.. ‪"

Men's Tennis coach Manuel Diaz (@CoachMannyDiaz): 1,252 followers/1,920 tweets

Most recent tweet: "‪@Sports_HQ: Show class, have pride, and display character. If you do, winning takes care of itself. -Paul Bryant"

Women's Golf coach Josh Brewer (@CoachJoshBrewer): 418 followers/2,825 tweets

Most recent tweet: "Interesting ‪#bcs"

Gymnastics coach Danna Durante (@DannaDurante): 431 followers/181 tweets

Most recent tweet: "Gym Dogs finish the week with a fantastic showing in the intrasquad! So good to see some of our most devoted fans in the gym! ‪#lovethisteam"

Volleyball coach Lizzie Stemke (@CoachLStemke): 275 followers/222 tweets

Most recent tweet: "Thanks to a great flight crew! ‪#smoothtravel ‪"


Hairy Dawg mascot (@UGAHairyDawg): 8,206 followers/754 tweets

Most recent tweet: "Last time UGA had a freshman run for over 1,000 yards. 1980. Bama finished 2nd in SEC. UGA beat Notre Dame for the National Championship."

Between The Hedges, UGA Athletic Association Blog (@UGAHedgesBlog): 2,626 followers/854 tweets

Most recent tweet: :Monday morning thought: It's Georgia Tech week! ‪#godawgs ‪#CommitToTheG ‪#GATA"

Football equipment staff (@UGAFBEquipment): 1,897 followers/114 tweets

Most recent tweet: "Movin on up! ‪#SEC ‪#closertothetop"

Facilities (@UGAFacilities): 509 followers/303 tweets

Most recent tweet: "I know its cold, I know its early, but I just wanted to make sure you know... ‪"

Compliance (@UGACompliance): 610 followers/65 tweets

Most recent tweet: "With today being the first signing day of the National Letter of Intent (NLI), here's some compliance trivia:... ‪ "

Nutritionists (@DawgSportsNut): 790 followers/349 tweets

Most recent tweet: "High protein, low calories? → 3 oz Baked Skinless Chicken Breast = 26 g protein, 140 calories"

Student Services (@UGASAAC): 309 followers/26 tweets

Most recent tweet: "Saac meeting today!! Also, hunger bowl donations at rankin are looking great! Keep it up! ‪"

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