The more games you play the greater chance of loss... loss of the game sure, but also loss of players due to injury, fatigue..mental fatigue and physical... play the games... no team only playing 3/5ths of a season should be in the playoffs...if so then if I was a coach I would schedule only 6 games
Amazing that Dawg fans are complaining about not winning more... here is a school that will reward for just a winning season... we were there at one time... how soon we forget... Sam is a great guy... good luck to the hawgs...
Wow... at least your expectations are legit... Most Ga fans go nuts win we don't win it all even though we have 11 wins...hate to say it but maybe USC fans see the real football instead of fantasy expectations...120 teams and one wins it all.. being in the top 5% is pretty dang good
ohhh so why play the game then?
The 1978 Orange Bowl was a college football bowl game played on January 2, 1978, featuring the Arkansas Razorbacks against the heavily-favored Oklahoma Sooners. The sixth-ranked Razorbacks were 10–1, but were heavy underdogs to the #2 Sooners. Earlier in the day, top-ranked Texas and their Heisman Trophy-winning running back Earl Campbell had lost the Cotton Bowl 38–10 to #5 Notre Dame (led by quarterback Joe Montana). Oklahoma now had the inside track to the national championship, if they beat Arkansas. In the regular season, Texas defeated Oklahoma and Arkansas on consecutive weekends en route to its 11–0 record. To complicate matters for Arkansas, first-year head coach Lou Holtz suspended three players prior to the game for team violations. Two of those players, running backs Ben Cowins and Donny Bobo, had together accounted for 78% of their points. Oklahoma was led by redshirt sophomore halfback Billy Sims, a future Heisman Trophy winner, and on defense by safety Darrol Ray and linebacker Daryl Hunt. Although the suspended Arkansas players protested, Holtz refused to back down and the suspensions stood. Already considered a heavy underdog to Oklahoma, with the loss of those starters Arkansas was expected to give little competition in the game. Arkansas was an 18-point underdog prior to the suspensions. After the suspensions, they were given as 24-point underdogs by Las Vegas oddsmakers. The Orange Bowl would likely decide the national championship; it did, but not in the way that most expected. Backup running back Roland Sales started for Arkansas in the place of Cowins. With Sales doing most of the running of the ball, Arkansas out-rushed Oklahoma 126 yards to 116 yards in the first half, with Sims fumbling the ball early in the first quarter causing the Razorbacks to recover on the Oklahoma 9 yard line. That resulted in a Sales touchdown (followed by a PAT kicker Steve Little). Another Oklahoma fumble by Kenny King resulted in another Arkansas touchdown rushed in by Hog quarterback Ron Calcagni in the first quarter. In the second half, Sales rushed for another touchdown, Brian White rushed for a touchdown and Little kicked a field goal. A ferocious Arkansas defense, led by defensive tackle Dan Hampton, built a 24–0 lead after three quarters. Oklahoma scored early in the fourth, but the two-point conversion attempt failed. Sales rushed 22 times for 205 yards, an Orange Bowl record; he also caught four passes for 52 yards and rushed for two touchdowns. Arkansas defeated Oklahoma 31–6. Sales' Orange Bowl rushing record stood for twenty years, until broken by Ahman Green (206 yards in 1998). Sales and Arkansas teammate Reggie Freeman were named MVPs for the game. Arkansas was third in both final polls, behind Notre Dame and Alabama. The halftime show was a presentation of the Main Street Electrical Parade, one of only two times the parade has taken place outside a Disney park. References Nissenson, Herschel (January 2, 1978). "Orange: the bookies' nightmare". Lewiston Mornin
Always remember one thing... this is not what experts would consider the difference in any 2 teams to be... this number is put on any game to try and get half of the people to bet on one and half to bet on the other... the casinos and bookies get 10% with no chance of losing... therefore if a popular team plays an unpopular team a couple of points are always shaded to the popular team because more people will bet on them even if the "spread is plus or minus
Hey... Ga has scored over 40 points in 4 games out of 9...27 also against mz and 24 at fla which has an awesome defense...we played kentucky and a and m first half in a monsoon..a couple of games... s car and aub yes we could of been better on offense but auburn also has a great defense..not scared of lsu defense, gave up 600 yards to miss... all about stopping their offense and if we get a lead don't go conservative with the play calling... we take our foot off the gas, no wait... we slam on brakes from a coaching standpoint when we get a lead
LOL you are honestly comparing Vandy to Ga? Look I respect Vandy for being an elite educational institution... Football has never been their primary focus.. Coach Mason is a standup guy and Vandy is lucky to have him... Sec is a Football power and Vandy would just be more competitive in another conf like the ACC