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Staff DawgsHQ

Rusty Mansell (Co-owner, publisher) @RustyMansell_
Rusty Mansell is the co-owner and publisher of DawgsHQ and has covered Georgia football since 2010 as both a recruiting and team insider. He serves as a weekly radio co-host on 92.9 The Game out of Atlanta and is the co-chairman of the Georgia High School Sports Hall of Fame.

Jake Rowe (Co-owner, senior editor) @JakeMRowe
Jake Rowe has covered UGA athletics since 2011, starting as a recruiting analyst. Since 2015 his primary focus has been covering the Georiga football team as both a reporter and an insider. He is a Heisman Trophy voter and has contributed to multiple national magazines.

Jeremy Johnson (Recruiting reporter) @JeremyO_Johnson
Jeremy Johnson is an Athens, Georgia native. He graduated from Georgia State University in Atlanta with a degree in journalism and joined the DawgsHQ staff full time the summer of 2023 after working as an On3 National Recruiting reporter. He grew up playing a variety of sports, primarily soccer, football and baseball.

Jake Reuse (Senior recruiting reporter) @ReuseRecruiting 
A native of McCaysville, Georgia, Jake Reuse has covered Georgia recruiting since 2014. His first book, The Road to Georgia, was released in October of 2021.

Palmer Thombs (Team reporter) @palmerthombs
Palmer Thombs is the team beat writer for DawgsHQ covering all things Georgia athletics. Originally from Nashville, Palmer made his way to Athens for school back in 2018. Since then, he has fallen in love with the Classic City and will graduated from UGA with a major in journalism and a minor in sport management in the spring of 2022.