From Tech's 2008 celebration: Roddy Jones, Troy Garside and Marcus Wright. (Brant Sanderlin)
During the course of a five-minute interview, Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson referenced Georgia’s No. 3 ranking in the BCS three times, just on the chance that we didn’t know.
“It’s not often you get a chance to play the No. 3-ranked team in the country,” he said.
“We haven’t beaten them in three years — that should be motivation enough. And they’re the No. 3-ranked team in the country,” he said.
“It’s an important game — and we also know that it’s the No. 3 team in the country,” he said.
So, just for clarification, Georgia is ranked No. 3 in the country, correct?
“I think so,” Johnson said, smiling. “That’s what somebody told me.”
Welcome to the view from the other side. Johnson is perceived as the other coach of the other team in the other conference. On Saturday, his Yellow Jackets will face the Bulldogs in their annual feud in Athens. Johnson understands the backdrop. Georgia has
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