Joe Cox isn’t the main problem with the Georgia offense.
That would be the running game. Between injuries to Caleb King, the inexperience of the other backs and the generally poor run-blocking of the offensive line, tight ends and fullbacks, the Dogs have become a one-dimensional team. Tennessee was able to sit back in a zone defense designed to guard against any long passes without having to worry about the run.
Mike Bobo’s predictable play-calling doesn’t help matters, either.
But Cox also has hurt the team’s chances with the kind of poor decision-making you generally don’t associate with a fifth-year senior.
Just in last Saturday’s game against Tennessee, he threw another interception after a botched snap — the latest of a number of passes that shouldn’t ever have been thrown. He didn’t check out of screen plays where Tennessee was sending a safety blitz. He threw the ball to heavily