Video blog: Talking Georgia, Georgia Tech, ‘Sack Schultz’

As we’ve learned here in the South, college football never really stops. The teams just stop playing games for several months. But the season begins again this week, and I discussed the expectations at Georgia and some of this week’s games with CineSport’s Noah Coslov. Noah also selected a few games so he and I could go head-to-head in picks each week as a sort of sidebar to the “Sack Schultz 2012″ contest. (If you haven’t signed up, there’s still time. Register here.)



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38 comments Add your comment

Georgia State Panthers

August 27th, 2012
3:31 pm

Damnit, Schultz.

GT Castrates Turkey's

August 27th, 2012
3:46 pm

GT will beat VT. Mark that down there Jeff.

Pitbull

August 27th, 2012
4:11 pm

Two facts:

1. Colorado won the real National Championship in 1990.

2. Paul Johnson quit winning when Chan Gailey’s recruits left.

Pitbull

August 27th, 2012
4:12 pm

Another fact:

Tech is scared to schedule Georgia Southern because if they get beat they are afraid of being called the third best college program in the state.

GT Castrates Turkey's

August 27th, 2012
4:35 pm

Pitbull,

So, Colorado won the real NC when they are the beneficiary of a 5th down that gave them the win on the goal line?

I don’t think so buddy. But you go on enjoying your 1980 National Championship, us GT fans will enjoy our 1990 one and our other 3.

Suck on that buddy.

billyho55

August 27th, 2012
4:44 pm

LOOKS LIKE YOUR ARGUMENT WAS CASTRATED THEIR PITIBULL!

billyho55

August 27th, 2012
4:52 pm

*THERE, DAMN AUTO CORRCT!

GT Castrates Turkey's

August 27th, 2012
4:58 pm

Pitbull

August 27th, 2012
4:12 pm
Another fact:

Tech is scared to schedule Georgia Southern because if they get beat they are afraid of being called the third best college program in the state.

My response: Have fun with Buffalo…GT will be too busy opening up with Virigina Tech in the national spotlight on Labor day.

What else do you have?

macrotech

August 27th, 2012
5:05 pm

It’s tough to argue with Jeff’s predictions….even as a Tech fan, I can say that beating VT will be a tough job. The toughest of these games to call is the Michigan vs. Alabama…SHOULD be a good match up!

Somebody give the Pitbull a milkbone….GOTTA be better to choke on one of those than lame ‘reasoning’!

SSIgator

August 27th, 2012
5:33 pm

I think it went something like this:

“The first couple of years I was here, I really didn’t get it”
_______________________

Jeff, based on some of your picks in the recent years, you still don’t.

Pitbull

August 27th, 2012
6:04 pm

Still another fact:

Georgia should strengthen its schedule by booting the Tech game to the curb and picking up a real 1A opponent instead.

I wish we would.

And I noticed that nobody disagreed with my statement that Paul Johnson quit winning when Chan Gailey’s recruits left. Why?

5150 UOAD

August 27th, 2012
6:20 pm

Pitbull what is RICHT’S excuse?
Last 4 years
CPJ 34-19
CMR 34-19

5150 UOAD

August 27th, 2012
6:23 pm

Who will Win? My 10 game Parlay……

USC wins No. 9 South Carolina at Vanderbilt
TA&M wins Texas A&M at Louisiana Tech
NCSU wins Tennessee vs. North Carolina State
MSU wins No. 24 Boise State at No. 13 Michigan State BATTLE of the 2011 Dwag Killers
USNA wins Notre Dame vs. Navy*
The U wins Miami (FL) at Boston College
Clem&Son wins No. 14 Clemson vs. Auburn*
Bama wins No. 8 Michigan vs. No. 2 Alabama*
Louisville wins Kentucky at No. 25 Louisville
Georgia tech wins Georgia Tech at No. 16 Virginia Tech

Pitbull

August 27th, 2012
6:34 pm

The difference 5150 is that:

CMR is 3-1 against CPJ over the last 3 years

CMR is 10-1 against Tech over the last 11 years.

And that is all of the difference in the world – as you know.

DawgNole

August 27th, 2012
6:50 pm

5150 UOAD
August 27th, 2012
6:23 pm

Who will Win? My 10 game Parlay……

USC wins No. 9 South Carolina at Vanderbilt
TA&M wins Texas A&M at Louisiana Tech
NCSU wins Tennessee vs. North Carolina State
MSU wins No. 24 Boise State at No. 13 Michigan State BATTLE of the 2011 Dwag Killers
USNA wins Notre Dame vs. Navy*
The U wins Miami (FL) at Boston College
Clem&Son wins No. 14 Clemson vs. Auburn*
Bama wins No. 8 Michigan vs. No. 2 Alabama*
Louisville wins Kentucky at No. 25 Louisville
Georgia tech wins Georgia Tech at No. 16 Virginia Tech
________________

You were doing OK ’til that last one. C’mon back Tuesday morning and let me know how that one went down.

macrotech

August 27th, 2012
6:54 pm

Pitbull….our silence in regards to your thought on CPJ’s winning with or without Gailey’s players doesn’t need to be confused with agreement to your assertion. Rather, we’ve been patiently waiting for CPJ to get the players HE wants for his system…of course, time will tell if his players work out. The majority of us Tech fans believe that our time will come in the next couple of years. Again, time will tell. In regards to your little history lesson on CMR’s history against Tech…tis a nice collection of wins! It’s like a small picture of uga’s big picture history in college football; a bunch of wins without a lot to show for it. Over a hundred years and y’all only have two national championships to show for it? Shucks! WE have four of them!

5150 UOAD

August 27th, 2012
7:07 pm

DawgNole I will be here ALL YEAR….unless I get BANNED.
I will be back on Ken’s Tech blog Thursday of Sat. depending when he decides to lift my sanctions until the SEASON starts. not sure if he means the TECH v VPI game or the Vandy v USC game

5150 UOAD

August 27th, 2012
7:12 pm

macrotech……Richt is the Dale Earnhart Jr of college ball.
Both have won some nice races/games but they are not CHAMPIONS and that is what matters. If you don’t win Championships in the SEC/NASCAR then why are you even playing? When Richt has won the SEC he isn’t respected enough to get a shot at the BCS MNC.

Drowning in Kool-Aid

August 27th, 2012
7:22 pm

As usual, the dawgs are all pumped up for another run at the SEC and a national championship. The Kool-Aid is flowing in copious amounts as they make ready to mow down their cupcake opposition.
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Wait, haven’t we heard this before… as in every year?
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And before long the dreams will be just shattered illusions, victim to 3rd rate coaching, failed drug tests, DUIs, girlfriends beaten up, academic failures, and a dozen other reasons.
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So let me be the first to say so long, farewell, ciao, adios, sayonara, and adieu to the whimpering puppies, whose only hope is… are you ready for this…
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WAIT TILL NEXT YEAR!!!

DawgNole

August 27th, 2012
7:27 pm

5150 UOAD
August 27th, 2012
7:07 pm

DawgNole I will be here ALL YEAR….unless I get BANNED.
I will be back on Ken’s Tech blog Thursday of Sat. depending when he decides to lift my sanctions until the SEASON starts. not sure if he means the TECH v VPI game or the Vandy v USC game
____________________

Well, if you’d quit saying all those vulgar things about your beloved Dawgs (you closet UGA fan you), you wouldn’t be banned.

I actually hope Ga Tech wins Monday night, but I’ll be as shocked as anyone on here if they do. Lane Stadium in prime time is a tough place to win when you’re the visitor. My Noles will be heading up there for a Thursday night game later in the season. Y’all soften ‘em up for us.

Pitbull

August 27th, 2012
7:44 pm

macrotech, the difference is Tech counts every awarded national championship it has ever received, even if its from the Midtown Men’s Glee Club, or the Buckhead Ladies Flower Club.

Georgia’s two championships are legit from the AP.

Tech has had only one decent team (1990) since Bobby Dodd left that didn’t get you guys put on probation.

Come to think of it, you guys are on a 4 year probation right now. That is nothing to be proud of.

BLT

August 27th, 2012
8:04 pm

Pitbull

August 27th, 2012
4:12 pm

“Another fact:

Tech is scared to schedule Georgia Southern because if they get beat they are afraid of being called the third best college program in the state.”

Exactly where do you get your facts from? My guess it’s a opinion. Just like a common opinion that Georgie schedules Southern as a practice session for the Tech game. I wonder why given UGA’s dominance in the series the last two decades. I think it has something to do with the HC for UGA usually loses his job if Tech wins 2 or 3 in a row.

Here’s a fact for you:
Tech has tried repeatedly to schedule Tennessee. Guess what? UT won’t bite (Even before UT’s demise). Hmmm
It would not matter to me if we drop Georgie. Or at least open the season with the dogs. What say you? Please no attacks or name calling (I know it’s hard to resist) just something resembling a thought out response. I mean you guys are opening with Buffalo. Does that really help your strength of schedule?

BLT

August 27th, 2012
8:13 pm

“macrotech, the difference is Tech counts every awarded national championship it has ever received, even if its from the Midtown Men’s Glee Club, or the Buckhead Ladies Flower Club.”

Is this another one of your “facts”. Where did it come from? I’m guessing you either have memberships to both organizations or it was a sad attempt at humor while trashing Tech. Nothing factual about it. Try books and google.

Also, if you consider “Colorado” the legitimate 1990 MNC then you never watch their game that year against Mizzou or heard Tom Osborne state the his team played both and Georgia Tech was the better team.

Cohutta Dawgman

August 27th, 2012
8:34 pm

Jeff. You and Mark both have faces for radio and you have the voice for newspaper. Stick to print.

gt4ever

August 27th, 2012
8:43 pm

another fact:

Pitbull is an IDIOT if he/she thinks Colorado was better than GT in 1990…

Paul in NH

August 27th, 2012
9:03 pm

Pitbull

August 27th, 2012
7:44 pm

Georgia’s two championships are legit from the AP.
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The one thing you can rely on from UGA homers like pitbull is just making things up. Georgia claims the MNC in 1980 and 1942. In 1942 the AP awarded the MNC to The Ohio State University.

Paul in NH

August 27th, 2012
9:08 pm

@DawgNole

FSU has a good shot at VT in Lane on ESPN’s Thursday Night Football. VT will be coming off road games at Clemson and Miami, with the Miami game being a Thursday nighter. The difficulties of classwork with back to back Thursday games can disrupt college teams.

DawgNole

August 27th, 2012
9:41 pm

Paul in NH
August 27th, 2012
9:08 pm

@DawgNole

FSU has a good shot at VT in Lane on ESPN’s Thursday Night Football. VT will be coming off road games at Clemson and Miami, with the Miami game being a Thursday nighter. The difficulties of classwork with back to back Thursday games can disrupt college teams.
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Hope you’re right. Noles have a pretty soft schedule this year (on paper, at least), so SHOULD have a decent record entering that game. They’ll be coming off a bye week, which can’t do anything but help that late in the season.

cloudodust

August 27th, 2012
10:47 pm

JS—Can you do the Sack Schultz game from your cabin in Barrow, Alaska? If so, I see an OCT-NOV vacation for you a-coming.

macrotech

August 27th, 2012
11:25 pm

EVEN if Tech claimed every championship we got votes for….we’d STILL have one more than all the ones uga got votes for. However, we don’t and we still have twice the number of national championship trophies as uga…like I stated earlier…nice little collection of wins you have, though. Sadly, they’re not keepers….feel free to use them as bait!

Atlanta dawg

August 27th, 2012
11:50 pm

Macrotech, Hate to tell you, But Georgia owns tech, from Winning %, total wins, bowl appearances, bowl wins, conference championships top 10 finishes, Tech is ancient history.
11 decades of plying one another and tech has finsihed on top 3 times all before 1960, 5.5 decades of utter georgia domination. Even the great B Dodd was 3-7 vs UGA in his last 10.Must sting knowing it won’t change anytime soon with Paul “1aa” and his band of fcs recruits and bush league staff.. Stick your chest out against Duke or Clemson, . .Since Dodd retirement tech has as many 1 win seasons as 10 win seasons. last appearance in AP final top 10 was 1998. Georgias accomplished more in the Richt era than Tech has since 1967. . NCAA repeat offenders , NCAA probation and violations .

Mountain Dawg

August 27th, 2012
11:51 pm

The Nerds will never win because they can’t pass. If they get behind, which most often they do, they cannot play catchup ball. Their stupid high school offense is not geared to a passiing attack. Knowing this, good passers will never go to Yech. Looks like you guys are stuck with Reggie Ball wannabes for as long as Moobs is the “coach”.

macrotech

August 28th, 2012
1:38 am

Atlanta dawg, again….nice little accomplishments for your uga! It doesn’t change the fact that Tech has TWICE the number of National Championships as your beloved dawgs. I’m PRETTY sure y’all had a team all those years we were winning. I’m ALWAYS amused by pup fans when they bring up probation and violations….all of ours combined don’t add up to Jan Kemp’s little bomb shell!

Mountain Dawg…your OBVIOUS concern for our team only verifies your fear of what CPJ is doing! Granted, he’s only 1-3 against the pups….but, Rome wasn’t built in a day….thank you for your thoughts, though!

Destin Dawg

August 28th, 2012
7:29 am

Vandy Dores 31 S.C. Gameclucks 28

Vince

August 28th, 2012
8:46 am

GT castrates—Your 1990 NC is a much agreed upon joke. This is a direct quote from Keith Jackson–”Georgia Tech just eeked out a win on one of the worst Notre Dame teams I’ve ever seen, not to mention their paltry season.”

macrotech

August 28th, 2012
11:12 am

Keith Jackson? Really?! Not to take anything away from his career as a ‘Hall of Fame’ sportscaster, but the dude grew up in Carrollton, Ga. as a pup fan….other than uga and Colorado fans…our 1990 National Championship isn’t up for debate. Thank you, though!

Sven Ottke

August 28th, 2012
4:11 pm

Vince, lie much? GT didn’t play Notre Dame in 1990 you tool! You are a toad!

Sven Ottke

August 28th, 2012
4:11 pm

Vince, lie much? GT didn’t play Notre Dame in 1990 you tool! You are a toad!