From the "Glass Half FULL" Dept.: if nothing else, this should make Athens a very attractive destination for a talented QB in the 2021 transfer portal. And hopefully all honest football fans can agree that the Gators will make for a better 2020 SEC East representative plus a more competitive and entertaining SEC Championship Game! At least it won't be a "rerun."
David Pollack explains why it’s an ‘enormous deal’ that Nick Saban won’t be on sidelines vs. Georgia
It sounds like Coach Saban WILL be able to make it to the game, and i'm glad. For one thing, i hope he makes a swift and full recovery! For another, i wouldn't want him to miss his team's first loss to one of his former assistants...!! (Moreover, i wouldn't want some kind of aster*sk beside the headline! Kirby Does It: His Dawgs Turn the Tide on Saban!)
I agree with the analysis of smsatUGA (plus assists from Tim Rupert and bdawg2295), regarding M&M (Milton & McIntosh becoming our backfield tandem), Monken's Minimization (hoping he's hiding much of his playbook until this coming Saturday), and More toss plays. I'd like to add 1 other focus: Massive Men at Tight End (Bama seems susceptible to Tight Ends, and we've got a couple beasts, so Make use of McKitty and we simply cannot have 0 passes to #0, but must March on Washington--LET THAT BIG DAWG EAT...!)
Oops! Misread that.
Auburn favored by 18 over Ole Miss!? WOW!
At a time when our young people can use some good role models, the Mailman is delivering some good lessons, including the value of PERSISTENCE, HUMILITY, and HARD WORK!
S.E.C. Snob, i agree. He takes a lot of heat from everyone, and i have a hard time understanding why. So often, he accurately predicts what the teams on the field will do next. As one who played college football, i am impressed with Daneilson's insights! Let's face it, we're all sensitive about the teams we love. (By the way, i may have been even more Bama-friendly about Naje Harris' tackle on that interception return, pointing out the failure of the TA&M players to look at that side of the field at all to see if someone might need to be blocked!)
Please tell me that HE DID NOT SAY "you have to be 'READY TO RISE TO THE OCCASION!'" :(
Thank you! How long i've been saying that PREDICTABILITY has been a HUGE part of our woes on Offense! When there are virtually no surprises, our players have to be superior to every opponent and/or execute better than them on just about every play. ALL of our players, that is. That is just too much to expect. Whether this year or in the future, an OC that utilizes more players in different ways should pay dividends...! Still, it has been great that Coach Smart has already made great changes (focus on OL, greater recruiting in general, etc.) to make our beloved Dawgs consistently relevant!!
Thinking this whole mess could contribute to a REAL toxic environment between the hedges on 10/10/2020...
These are largely good options. Although i wouldn't argue him as the "most underrated" SEC player, perhaps the "most underappreciated" player that i enjoyed watching was UGa Center David Andrews! He was very smart and made the most of his physical skills; so well, in fact, that even though UNDRAFTED, he also managed to make a considerable contribution to the Patriots' success (though, again, i know that is NOT the precise focus of this article). As one who played O-line--even Center--and understands not only how underappreciated O-linemen are--and how important a Center's judgment/leadership is to the success of a team--i really loved watching David Andrews (and still miss him between the hedges)!
There's a Pac-12 football conference...!?
Amen and amen, and icing on the cake for Jake...!!
Personally, i think a competitive Tennessee is really good for the SEC, especially for the SEC East, which needs to be more than a 2-horse race.
It ain't the first time you had to prove yourself! The NFL will come to "Respect the Specs!"
Of this group, i'd say the Top Ten surprises (in order) are Rodrigo Blankenship, Nick Coe, Michael Divinity, Thaddeus Moss, J R Reed, Rico Dowdle, Marquez Callaway, Lawrence Cager, Tyler Clark, and Jared Pinkney
This is setting up a great redemption story: next the Bills get Rodrigo, and this dynamic duo gets the Bills their first Super Bowl victory!! And we all shuffle off to Buffalo, happily ever after...!
Not sure if it has already been suggested, but how about adding two Officials--one on each sideline--to inspect any player who comes off "injured," and if the Official deems that the player was feigning injury, the Official gets to INFLICT that injury on the player...!? Just kidding.
Time will tell on all these guys. To me, Bo Nix seems like a real leader, and i expect him to have a good year.
My apologies to Smucker's Jelly ("With a name like Smucker's, it's got to be good"), but with aname like BROCK VANDAGRIFF, he's GOT to be good: the passing of Norm VAN BROCKLIN, and going yard (between the hedges) like Fred McGRIFF!
in that TD drive in the video, the TD was a pass to the TE! That may match UGa's total TE TD'S FOR 2019. May be close to TE TARGETS FOR 2019. Personally, i think NEW OC is bigger factor than NEW QB