Sam Pittman shares comical text message exchange he had with Georgia DC Dan Lanning
Sam Pittman is still good friends with several members of the Georgia staff, and even though Arkansas and Georgia are playing this week, that apparently hasn’t stopped the lines of communication.
Pittman this week shared that he communicated with Georgia defensive coordinator Dan Lanning about the Bulldogs’ game plan.
“I texted Dan Lanning … and I told him he doesn’t need to put any more blitzes in because he can’t run them all anyway,” Pittman said, per Dawg Nation. “He sent me back 11, he drew it on a piece of paper and sent me back all 11 of them rushing. I said, ‘Hell, we’ve already seen that blitz.’”
Pittman then turned serious, and outlined why Georgia’s defense is so dominant.
“They have so much talent on the D-line,” he said. “Certainly, big and physical. It starts with (Jordan) Davis and (Jalen) Carter. Nolan Smith, (Travon) Walker. They’re very, very talented. They rotate guys as well, so they keep them fresh. You go back to linebacker, and they have Quay Walker and (Nakobe) Dean, and they can run. They’ve recruited really well there, so they’re going to have depth. That’s just Georgia, and hopefully Arkansas will get that way here in the near future, where somebody leaves and the next guy steps in and he may be as good, or he may be better than the guy that left. But that’s where Georgia is, and that’s a credit to their staff and Kirby for recruiting.”