The sons of two of Gwinnett's finest, one of whom is a Lawrenceville, Ga., will meet on the field as Alabama takes on Notre Dame in the BCS championship game.
Saturday, January 5
The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office has a unique stake in this year’s 2013 Discover Orange Bowl, between #1 ranked Notre Dame “Fighting Irish” and #2 ranked Alabama “Crimson Tide." Two Sheriff’s Deputies have sons playing in this year’s National Championship Game. Gwinnett County Deputy Sheriff Tamara Tuitt-Bartlett and Reserve Deputy Sheriff Jerome Hubbard. Reserve Deputy Jerome Hubbard’s son Adrian Hubbard, a Lawrenceville native and Norcross High alum, is a starting outside linebacker for the Crimson Tide. Deputy Sheriff Tuitt-Bartlett’s son Stephon Tuitt, a graduate of Monroe High School, is a starting defensive end for The Fighting Irish and Both families are headed to Miami to cheer on their sons. “We are so excited and proud of …
Is the contest between the undefeated Bulldogs and the undefeated Gamecocks the biggest SEC game ever, or just this season, or just this week, or just in South Carolina?
Attention, people outside of Georgia and South Carolina: Do not call, email, text, Facebook or knock on the doors of people inside Georgia and South Carolina between the hours of 7 and 11 p.m. on Saturday. They will be busy. The states' two undefeated SEC teams will face off in an increasingly intense rivalry that will determine bragging rights around these parts for another year, and maybe a lot more than that. Want to talk a little smack with South Carolina fans? Join our Patch cross-state conversation. “It’s a big, big game right now,” the Macon Telegraph quotes Georgia head coach Mark Richt saying. “When you start playing this deep into the conference season and you’ve got two undefeated, it’s huge.” Who's got the edge this year? Hard …