One coach needed to fix his team’s defense to keep moving forward. The other coach needed to fix his team’s defense to stop sliding backward.
Our obsession with college football in the South and 24/7 blogging speaks to why relatively trivial matters like these have dominated the sports landscape for the past several weeks. But if you’re a college football fan in these parts, regardless of your allegiances, this is a day to feel good about your team.
Georgia and Georgia Tech fans seldom agree on everything. Or anything. But all fans have the same desires: 1) They want to know that their team has a chance to win; 2) They want to know their teams care about winning as much as they do. Mark Richt and Paul Johnson reaffirmed that Friday.
At Georgia Tech, Johnson just hired one of