Are Dawg fans’ BCS title hopes for 2011 realistic?

When will Mark Richt get to hoist one of these crystal babies like Nick Saban? Or will he? (Associated Press)

When will Mark Richt get to hoist one of these crystal babies like Nick Saban? Or will he? (Associated Press)

It’s that time of year between signing day and the beginning of spring practice when college football fans look ahead with optimism. That certainly applies in the Bulldog Nation, where many, if not most, fans appear to have concluded that the 2010 season will see an improvement in the Dogs’ on-field performance. A frequent refrain I’m hearing is that 10 wins, at least counting the bowl if not in the regular season, doesn’t seem out of reach, even with all the questions surrounding this team.

And if you then look ahead to 2011, with a year of experience at QB and the new defensive scheme established and battle-tested and a fairly advantageous schedule, well, the sky seems to be the limit in many fans’ estimation.

Yes, just three months after the debacle that was the game against Kentucky, some Dogs fans are daring to think BCS national championship in 2011. We’re nothing if not resilient. (Or deluded, I’m sure Bama and Florida fans will say.)

One of those true believer Dawg fans recently raised the issue with Olin Buchanan, Rivals.com college football senior writer, asking him when he saw Georgia winning another national championship. “I’m hoping 2011 is our year,” the fan added.

After retracing Georgia’s history winning national titles and having some years where a catch or two might have provided the opportunity for another, Buchanan didn’t exactly give the fan the answer he was hoping for.

“Most championship teams have strong defenses and reliable, experienced quarterbacks,” he noted. “This past season, Georgia had neither. Junior Logan Gray and redshirt freshmen Aaron Murray and Zach Mettenberger will compete to be this fall’s starting quarterback. We’ll have to see if one emerges as a reliable passer. Meanwhile, coordinator Todd Grantham was brought in to bolster a defensive unit that was the third-most generous in the SEC last season. Can he rebuild that unit back to usual SEC standards? Again, we’ll see.”

When do you see the Dogs winning the SEC and national championships again?

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His conclusion? “The good news for Georgia is that the program isn’t in crisis. Certainly, Georgia expects more than the eight wins it posted this past season, but that at least is a respectable showing. Still, there are too many questions at this time to project the Bulldogs as serious national championship contenders in two years.”

So how do you feel about Georgia’s prospects? Is a 10-win season this year the minimum you would find acceptable? Do you really think the Dogs, probably minus A.J. Green, can surpass Florida and Alabama out of the SEC and become a BCS championship contender in 2011? If not then, when? On the latter point, feel free to vote in the poll and share your thoughts in the comments.

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613 comments Add your comment

how2fish

February 22nd, 2010
3:46 pm

Call It Like It Is …the article is about 2011….moron! 38 Yardline Dawg
..so Saban has the “blog police” at Bama? Dude you think this article is warming the heart of CMR and the UGA coaching staff..please!

Brad

February 22nd, 2010
3:52 pm

I dont even have to read this article to know what to say….reading it would be like listening to that annoying girl talk that just loves to talk to hear her own voice.

The Bulldogs will be lucky to win 8 games next year, and will not ever have a legitiment shot at the BCS as long as things are being done the way they have been the last nine years,,,just good enough to get the daily fan to smile….but always outshined by LSU, Florida, and now Alabama and Tennessee have to be added.

THE PROGRAM IS IN A VERY CLEAR AND OBVIOUS DECLINE SO IF YOUR ARGUING ANY IMPROVEMENT IN 2011 IT JUST SHOWS YOUR NOT A REAL FAN….real Georgia fans who keep up with recruiting and press conferences know we are screwed!

Brad

February 22nd, 2010
3:54 pm

DAWGS IN 2011—-YOUR A DAMN FOOL!

DawginLex

February 22nd, 2010
3:57 pm

Beat Florida and win the SEC in the same year. The rest will take care of itself.

2010 we must beat SC, Aubie, KY and MSU on the road and Ark, UT and Vandy at home and Florida in J’ville. Tough sledding with a RS freshman QB.

I disagree with you bulldawg about Murray. He is not Joe Cox made over. He has a lot more athletic ability. He will remind you more of Shockley than Greene. Mett is Stafford with better mechanics. Gray will NEVER play QB as a starter at UGA.

Realistically, UGA will drop at least 1 game away from home with SC being the tone-setter for the entire season. Arkansas is beatable if we run the ball and keep Mallet off the field. MSU will be tough at their place but they are a couple of years away from being an 8 win team under Mullen.

Florida game comes down to the mindset more so than the talent. Do we think we can win? That’s coaching and motivation.

how2fish

February 22nd, 2010
3:59 pm

Brad really dude where were you in 07? Don’t let facts get in your way..if your a “real fan” God help the Bull Dog Nation…I’m not talking a NC in 2010 or 2011 too much luck of the draw..however if your that upset with the program I hear the Bug Village is taking folks now that the bandwagon has stopped.

Henry Bradley

February 22nd, 2010
4:10 pm

I don’t believe 29% state no National championship until Mark Richt leaves. Do we have that many stupid Bulldog fans? He is definitely been a consistent winner since being at Ga. He is definitely one of the 20 best college coaches in the nation. Even if he is number 20, How many fans think we could get one of the top 19? National Championship in 2011? Too early to tell. One of our QB’s will have to prove they will be better than Joe Cox. Joe was barely an average SEC QB. 9 wins this year counting the bowl game and 11 wins in 2011 are possible. crankytigerman

Gators Go Down

February 22nd, 2010
4:12 pm

The Gators’ run is over! The Dawgs are taking control of the SEC east this year, and the new Georgia D will shut down the Florida offense, which lost all their top talent!!!! Brantley? Get real—the Dawg 3-4 D will eat him alive. Tennessee? Get out of town–they don’t have anything! Georgia beats florida and tennessee easily, goes 11-1 and plays USC for the title!!!

no more swimming and bowling

February 22nd, 2010
4:26 pm

how2fish….I did watch the SC Bowl game and they clearly didn’t want to be in the cold. Yes they got out coached too but there were lot of dropped balls in that game as well. You must remember it was SC, a team that UGA always struggles with while other SEC Elite teams which may have a close game with now and then but usually will beat the crap out of them. What is really funny is when UGA struggles with Vandy,Kentucky and SC while getting blown out by the Bama’s ,Florida’s and Tennessee’s and the fan base thinks its a real football power.

hightide for years to come

February 22nd, 2010
4:33 pm

the vagas odds on 2010 bcs champ . leg humpers=30-1 arkasas 30-1 gators=16-1 the barn= 50-1 BAMA=7-2 id say ga. would have to lose the bcs nc game this year to have a legit shot at a championship in 2011 unless your talking about a liberty bowl championship

nickj0321

February 22nd, 2010
5:03 pm

ok sorry i always yell at the UGA fans for posting on the GT blogs but i couldn’t resist…I have to admit I didn;t read the article bc I could care less what it says but all i can think is LMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Mr. Boogie

February 22nd, 2010
5:10 pm

UGA will win it all in 2010 & 2011.

100 yard Rusher–Richt is 40-3, that’s a 13-0 or 12-1 season every year

Ealey is getting 5.7 ypc.

Get him 25 touches a game, and UGA goes 14-0 in 2010 & 2011.

The defense will likely hold opponents to under 20 & 300 yards of offense per game as an average. Richt wins 90% of those games when that happens.

1- Running game
2- Improves Defesne

Unstoppable.

Mr. Boogie

February 22nd, 2010
5:15 pm

Can’t stop these gamebreakers:

1) aj green
2) washaun ealey
3) branden smith
4) wooten
5) aaron murray
6) Boykin

ALL PARADE ALL-AMERICANS.

We just need 1 to emerge as a gamebreaker, but we might get all 6.

Lights out in 2010 & 2011! Guaranteed!

Richt on Fire!

February 22nd, 2010
5:29 pm

Richt’s getting ready for big seasons in 2010 and 2011—I heard he’s even ordered a giant confetti making machine to shower the players with multi-colored confetti at the end of each practice to get them ready for the big title games. In his spare time, he’s practicing holding up the big crystal ball before the cameras to be ready for the big moment, which is bound to happen soon!!!! He’s pure genius, and thinks of everything!

hightide for years to come

February 22nd, 2010
5:31 pm

if you georgia fans think going to a 3-4 is going to be smooth—-well—-bahahahaha…south carolina might put 50 on ya that early in the year…. just saying

Robert Fields

February 22nd, 2010
5:51 pm

No way! One of the reasons that I failed to renew my four (4) season tickets which I’ve had since 1980 was the downward spiral on which UGA has been the past several years. Even if they do get lucky as UT did in 1998, the reward isn’t worth the time and money wasted!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Drawer7

February 22nd, 2010
5:58 pm

Come On Man….. You voters have little faith… I think Mark Richt will be able to get them there… Georgia has been a great team for a long time… A few bumps in the road is not reasons for ousting the coach… Personally, I am more of a Texas A&M fan and you don’t see me bringing out the gauntlet.. Georgia will rebound…

wsewell525

February 22nd, 2010
6:58 pm

nobody in the SEC beats all teams the same year every year. That is why the SEC is the best conference. We’ve beaten Tenn a few times there, and Florida every once in a while. We have had Auburns number for a while. I think our Defense is going to scary next year.

Tide Roll

February 22nd, 2010
7:05 pm

Fellas—you can mark this down for 2010—-Alabama’s going undefeated again and will beat florida like a rented mule in the SEC title game, again. Meyer can’t outcoach Saban. That 2008 win by florida was a fluke! Bama’s unstoppable in 2010!!!!

dahlonega dawg

February 22nd, 2010
7:26 pm

great post fact SEC best

hightide for years to come

February 22nd, 2010
7:29 pm

hey tide roll spoken like a man with experience ala 1978 an 1979 and would have been 1980 if not for a fumble .so bama can go through the sec 3 years unbeaten. no other team can ROLL TIDE 2009 NATIONAL CHAMPS 2010 SHOE IN

Timbo

February 22nd, 2010
7:43 pm

this is comical… i can’t believe this guy is serious. He can’t be serious. Beat UF and Tennessee first. That’s a good starting point.

BuLLdawg

February 22nd, 2010
8:04 pm

9 years in the Coach Richt Era so far have produced :

8 losses to teams not ranked Top 25 Final AP Poll

0 years beat both Florida and Tennessee

17 wins 19 losses to teams ranked in the Top 25 Final AP Poll

3 wins 8 losses to teams in the Top 10 Final AP Poll

0 bowl game wins over any Top 10 Final AP Poll

# 4 UGA in SEC wins & losses last 4 years = Decline.

Recurring theme no QB ready

Recurring theme penalties

Recurring theme fumbles

Recurring theme interceptions

14-game seasons nowadays we’ve won more than 11 once in 9 yrs

.881 Knute Rockne 6 National Championships

.864 Frank Leahy 4 National Championships

.842 Urban Meyer 2006 NC 2008 NC

.837 Barry Switzer 1974 NC 1975 NC 1985 NC

.836 Pete Carroll 2003 NC 2004 NC

.835 Tom Osborne 1994 NC 1995 NC 1997 NC

.832 Felding Yost 6 National Championships

.829 Robert Neyland 1938 NC 1940 NC 1950 NC 1951 NC

.826 Bud Wilkinson 3 National Championships

.812 Frank Thomas 2 National Championships

.801 Bob Stoops 2000 National Championship

.780 Bear Bryant 7 National Championships

West Ga Dawg

February 22nd, 2010
8:08 pm

Hey the tide is rolling. You are nothing but a country hillbilly from Alabama.Mark Richt has beat Saban just as many times as Saban has beaten Georgia.Remember the only good thing out of Alabama is I-20.Don’t let your mule get out of your fence in the backyard of your double-wide.

hightide for years to come

February 22nd, 2010
8:24 pm

I-20 THAT GA. PIPELINE STRAIGHT TO TUSCALOOSA.

uganut

February 22nd, 2010
8:29 pm

Why are yall writin this year off? I mean granted realistically the chance aren’t the best but all u guys know we will have a great season maybe not a national title, but maybe be back to sec prominence. I know it’s not realistic, but hey stranger things have happened.

BuLLdawg

February 22nd, 2010
8:31 pm

QUOTE :

by wsewell525

February 22nd, 2010 6:58 pm

“nobody in the SEC beats all teams the same year every year. That is why the SEC is the best conference.”

END QUOTE

Alabama 14-0 this season 2009.

Alabama 13-0 in 1992.

Alabama 12-0 in 1979.

Alabama 11-0 in 1966. That’s why 10 wins is great.

Alabama 11-0 in 1961.

Alabama 10-0 in 1945.

Alabama 8-0 in 1936.

Alabama 10-0 in 1934.

Auburn 13-0 in 2004.

Auburn 11-0 in 1993.

Auburn 9-0 in 1958.

Auburn 10-0 in 1957.

Auburn 9-0 in 1932.

Georgia 12-0 in 1980.

Georgia 11-0 in 1946.

Georgia tek 12-0 in 1952.

Ole Miss 10-0 in 1962.

LSU 11-0 in 1958.

Vanderbilt 5-0 in 1943.

Tennessee 11-0 in 1938.

Tennessee 13-0 in 1998.

Vol Fan

February 22nd, 2010
8:48 pm

UGA fans are delusional. I would put my money on either Florida, Alabama, LSU, Auburn, or Tennessee to win an SEC Championship before UGA. Also, I wouldn’t bet that UGA will go to the BCS before GT. GT does not half to beat Florida and Tennessee to go.

Orlg8r

February 22nd, 2010
9:35 pm

I honestly believe the Dawgs will the NC each an every year thru the end of the decade… Doesn’t everyone?

hightide for years to come

February 22nd, 2010
9:45 pm

only if your smokin crack!

Alabama Legend

February 22nd, 2010
9:52 pm

Georgia will not even make a BCS bowl in the next 10 years—forget about winning any titles. Bama and Florida will be winning the SEC for years to come. Georgia fans better hope they don’t got shreveport again this year. Richt can’t coach a lick against good teams. Ga will be lucky to win 7 games with their worthless offensive coaching staff. Bama wins the SEC again, with ease.

How bout them BEES!!!!!

February 22nd, 2010
9:57 pm

When do I see the Dogs winning the SEC and national championships again? When Hell freezes.

Camden Mark

February 22nd, 2010
10:12 pm

Didn’t vote,u forgot to put 2010.
Then again I expect them to win it every year, for about 40-41 something years now.No reason why they shouldn’t,talents there,its up to the coachs to do thier job.

hightide for years to come

February 22nd, 2010
10:15 pm

LIKE I SAID —– PUT DOWN THE PIPE

James Brown

February 22nd, 2010
11:16 pm

Keep in mind that Florida had one loss every year they went all the way. LSU had one in 2003 and 2 in 2007. Mark Richt has had two or three teams who could’ve been in the NCG with a break or two. However, in the words of Kurtis Blow, “these are the breaks.” Two disappointing years do not a bad coach make, and things have a way of turning around quickly in college football. Having said that…
LSU is a recruiting juggernaut. Florida is Florida. Bama is Bama. Arkansas and Auburn are building momentum. Ole Miss is winning under Houston Nutt. Tennessee is the wild card of the bunch; we’ll have to see how their coaching change pans out. So…
At this point, the only teams that I can definitively say Georgia is ahead of are Vandy, Kentucky, South Carolina, and Mississippi State. South Carolina returns just about everybody, and the coaches at the other three aren’t exactly shabby. This ain’t your daddy’s SEC.
I have been consistently critical of Bobo’s playcalling. I was also critical of Richt’s at times, as well. Too many long bombs that go incomplete when the running game is working; too many telegraphed screen passes on first down that go for negative to minimal gains; too many holding penalties that put us in a hole or negate big plays. The defense’s woes have been well documented so I won’t even go into that. Are the problems fixable? Absolutely. Will they be fixed? Who knows. Time will tell the tale, but I’m not giving up hope just yet.
Go Dawgs!!! GATA

Oklahoma Dawg

February 22nd, 2010
11:34 pm

The Georgia D will be the best in the sEC now that they have good coaches. If the O comes through, the Dawgs could win the BCS title in 2010 and 2011! They are loaded with experienced talent.

RED DOG 77

February 23rd, 2010
12:21 am

Oklahoma Dawg……..You are on the money when you say ” we are loaded with experienced talent ” It does however remain to be seen, will we have the “it” factor. The “it” factor being that special attitude that “we can beat anyone anytime anywhere ” Personally, I wont go so far as to predict championships quite yet, but I do see something special going on in Athens Ga.. If we can get past those first few critical games, including South Carolina, and Arkansas, then and only then will you here me talking championship……..because by that time, if we win those games, I believe we will be on our way to having the “it” factor………Winning creates more winning, just look at history. GO DOGS!!!! GATA!!!

RED DOG 77

February 23rd, 2010
12:34 am

The defense should come out of the gate in September like gangbusters, The new 3-4 is much easier to convert to when you have been playing “bend don’t break” defense. We do have some flat-out studs that will be chomping at the bit to rip some heads off, when given the chance. Contrary to some opinions, the 3-4 is a whole lot more fun, and when these college kids are having fun, watch out !! At the very least, the UGA defense should have that ” Junkyard Dog ” swagger in short order. I am just hoping the offense can produce early, if they do……..Well……..we’ll see…GO DOGS !!

The Watergirl

February 23rd, 2010
12:47 am

As a UGA fan/alum im disappointed by how terrible we evaluate talent on offense, how can we red-shirt knowshon and play Marlon Brown for 3 catches. Richt moves players around to different positons like musical chairs, and if I was a recruit I would be confused when I found out that I will be coach by Bryan McClendon, a wide receiver, is Running Backs’ Coach. John Lilly, a quarterback, is our Tight Ends’ Coach. Tony Ball, a Running Back, is our Wide Receivers’ Coach.

joe robby

February 23rd, 2010
4:17 am

Bill, why on earth are you blogging about 2011? This is 2010. I don’t care about 2011 right now. And why start a discussion about going to the BCS? We just went to Shreveport. We’ve got lots more things to be worried about than some hypothetical 2 years from now.

BuLLdawg

February 23rd, 2010
4:56 am

The Watergirl. You are right. Our Offense is a TOTAL MESS.

RED DOG 77. You are WRONG.

Coach Richt has LOST 14 games now the past 4 years in a row.

Coach Jim Donnan LOST 13 games his last 4 years in a row and we FIRED HIM FOR IT.

March 2010. Last time Coach Richt beat a Top 10 Final AP Poll team Nov 2006.

He beat # 9 Final AP Poll Auburn November 2006.

He beat # 6 Final AP Poll LSU in 2005.

Coach Richt declared that HE KNOCKED THE LID OFF THE GEORGIA BULLDOGS’ FOOTBALL PROGRAM by beating # 4 Final AP Poll Tennessee vols in 2001.

KNOCKED THE LID OFF THE GEORGIA BULLDOGS’ FOOTBALL PROGRAM in 2001 ?

He did ?

Let’s look at his 2001 season, please shall we to see if he KNOCKED THE LID OFF THE GEORGIA BULLDOGS’ FOOTBALL PROGRAM, or NOT ?

UGA Ended up ranked # 22 in the Final AP Poll 2001.

LOST to Boston College # 21 in the Final AP Poll 2001.

LOST to South Carolina # 13 in the Final AP Poll 2001.

LOST to Florida # 3 in the Final AP Poll 2001.

LOST to 7-5 Auburn UNRANKED Final AP Poll 2001.

BEAT 8-5 Georgia tek # 24 Final AP Poll 2001.

BEAT # 4 Final AP Poll Tennessee 2001.

It’s 10 years now since HE KNOCKED THE LID OFF THE GEORGIA BULLDOGS’ FOOTBALL PROGRAM.

2001 (1) LOST 1 SEC NEUTRAL FIELD game

2001 (2) LOST 2 SEC HOME games at Sanford.

2001 (3) LOST to 3 SEC teams, none at their stadium.

2001 (4) LOST 4 games while Miami of Florida LOST 0.

2001 (5) LOST to Florida.

2001 (6) LOST to 1 UNRANKED Top 25 Final AP Poll team.

2001 (7) Played a CRAPPY Opponent in a bowl game.

2001 (8) Failed to beat Florida & vols in the same year.

THAT is KNOCKING THE LID OFF THE GEORGIA BULLDOGS’ FOOTBALL PROGRAM to beat # 4 Final AP Poll Tennessee vols in 2001 ?

That is what Coach Richt said.

It was music to our ears in 2001. It was what we wanted to hear way back then 10 years ago, now.

Whose players was it that WON that game, Coach Richt’s Recruits or Jim Donnan’s Recruits ?

We have averaged 3 and a half LOSSES per year for the last 4 years in a row and COUNTING.

That is 14 LOSSES the last 4 years in a row, now.

That is with Matthew Stafford, AJ Green and Knowshon Moreno.

Jim Donnan’s last 4 years in a row, he only LOST 13 games.

14 LOSSES Coach Richt his last 4 years now.

13 LOSSES Jim Donnan his last 4 years in a row.

WE FIRED JIM DONNAN FOR THAT. Wanted MORE.

Coach Richt now 10 years later after Coach Richt said, that HE KNOCKED THE LID OFF THE GEORGIA BULLDOGS’ FOOTBALL PROGRAM in 2001 beating # 4 Final AP Poll Tennessee vols 26-24 on the hobnail boot; Who is now 10 years later drinking this KOOL-AID ?

UGA leads the nation in arrests/suspensions in 2001 to 2010 Coach Richt Era.

BuLLdawg

February 23rd, 2010
4:59 am

We had 21 LOSSES the last 9 years of Vince Dooley.

We had 21 LOSSES 9 years Wally Butts 1940-1948.

We had 27 LOSSES the last 9 years of Coach Richt.

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1-Loss or 0-Loss vs The SEC in Coach Richt Era :

3 Florida 2009, 2008, 2006

2 Alabama 2009, 2008

2 Auburn 2005, 2004

1 Ole Miss 2003

1 LSU 2003

1 UGA 2002 only, 9 years ago now Jim Donnan’s recruits

0 hope that we will do anything in The SEC this year either.

Right ? Or, wrong that we have 0 hope in SEC this year ?
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What I love are the DISNEYdawg.com posters who run in here and regurgitate that in the Coach Richt Era, his record on Opponent’s Field is more wins in The SEC than any other SEC team.
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Read that to mean that they do not want you to discuss

# 1 what Coach Richt’s Record in The SEC is at HOME

# 2 what Coach Richt’s Record in The SEC is on Neutral Fields

# 3 what Coach Richt’s Record in The SEC is altogether
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2001-2009 SEC Record 9 years Coach Richt Era :

ALL GAMES ALTOGETHER :

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56-19 Florida

53-23 LSU

52-23 UGA

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2001-2009 SEC Record at HOME 9 years Coach Richt Era :

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26-10 LSU at HOME Coach Richt Era SEC 9 years

24-7 Florida at HOME Coach Richt Era SEC 9 years

24-12 Auburn at HOME Coach Richt Era SEC 9 years

23-13 vols at HOME Coach Richt Era SEC 9 years

22-10 UGA at HOME Coach Richt Era SEC 9 years

22-14 Alabama at HOME Coach Richt Era SEC 9 yrs

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2001-2009 SEC Record NEUTRAL FIELD 9 yrs Coach Richt Era

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9-3 Florida NEUTRAL FIELD Coach Richt Era SEC 9 yrs

3-1 LSU NEUTRAL FIELD Coach Richt Era SEC 9 years

1-0 Auburn NEUTRAL FIELD Coach Richt Era SEC 9 yrs

1-1 Alabama NEUTRAL FIELD Coach Richt Era SEC 9 years

4-8 UGA NEUTRAL FIELD Coach Richt Era SEC 9 years

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RED DOG 77 says no one can come in here and point out these FACTS.

That no one is a Bulldog fan who does face up to what we in FACT are.

That he doesn’t read it.

You know why ?

Because RED DOG 77 doesn’t want to know.

Because RED DOG 77 thinks if he HIDES THE FACTS that it will help in the recruiting, but the recruits KNOW what the FACTS are on UGA. Do you believe they do ? Or believe they do NOT and that by HIDING THE FACTS, that they WILL NOT FIND OUT the FACTS ?

Because RED DOG 77 thinks if he HIDES THE FACTS that it will make the players on the team feel more positive about themselves. Heaven forbid our players should actually play a HOME game at UGA and feel like they NEED to DO A LOT BETTER THAN THEY HAVE BEEN at HOME. Heaven forbid our players should actually play a game on a NEUTRAL FIELD and feel like they NEED to DO A LOT BETTER THAN THEY HAVE BEEN on NEUTRAL FIELDS.

Let’s all treat the recruits and the players on our team like Mushrooms and keep them in the dark and feed them B.S.

Act like EVERY Recruit considering UGA and act like EVERY Player for UGA ever is a total dumb slit.

You can’t talk about our Offense. You can’t point out for 4 years in a ROW on Offense now, we have led the ENTIRE NATION in penalties, for 4 years in a ROW on Offense now, we have led the ENTIRE NATION in fumbles, for 4 years in a ROW on Offense now, we have led the ENTIRE NATION in interceptions.

And, that all we have this year is 3 Freshmen Quarterbacks, none of whom has EVEN THROWN A PASS.

BuLLdawg

February 23rd, 2010
5:02 am

James Brown, well said sir.

South Alabama Dawg

February 23rd, 2010
7:34 am

The Georgia D should be the best in the SEC next year, Even an average offense with bobo running it should be enough to beat florida and tennessee—they will be way down. Can Ga beat Alabama? Hopefully–I’m tired of all these redneck bama fans around me yelling roll tide all time.

Big Chubby

February 23rd, 2010
7:55 am

They can win it all in 2011. I should know. I’m married to Morgan Fairchild.

bama

February 23rd, 2010
8:59 am

a uga fan has no right to call anyone redneck…………

bama

February 23rd, 2010
9:00 am

to answer the qustion maybe the SEC title game but no BCS

bama

February 23rd, 2010
9:04 am

and you cant judge a team by how many 5 stars they have. if that was the case bama will average 50 points a game next year and florida wont allow a TD in the next four years with all the talent they have on defense. its about coaching and Developing players

Oddsmakers favor Alabama to win a second consecutive BCS title

February 23rd, 2010
9:59 am

BCS national championship game reveal the Crimson Tide is being viewed as a fairly heavy favorite to repeat in 2010.

Here’s how the top contenders break down right now …
Alabama 7-2
Ohio State 13-2
Boise State 12-1
Oregon 12-1
Texas 14-1
Nebraska 15-1
Southern Cal 15-1
Florida 16-1
Virginia Tech 17-1
Oklahoma 18-1
TCU 18-1
Iowa 20-1
LSU 25-1
Miami 25-1
Penn State 25-1

And if you’re curious about SEC teams’ BCS title odds …
Alabama 7-2
Florida 16-1
LSU 25-1
Arkansas 30-1
Georgia 30-1
Auburn 50-1
Tennessee 75-1
Ole Miss 90-1
South Carolina 100-1

(Kentucky, Mississippi State and Vanderbilt don’t have lines posted)

Paul (You doesn't have to call me Johnson)

February 23rd, 2010
10:44 am

Very interesting stats on odds to win MNC. So UGA plays only one team with a better chance to win it all (Florida). What happened to Georgia Tech?

Ponce DeLeon

February 23rd, 2010
10:52 am

BuLLdawg, you might as well give up these win starved puppies who cannot even consistently beat mediocre teams at home (vandy, ky). The only thing they have going for them is Hershel, Larry Munson and Vince Dooley from the old days and they are in a time warp and think last year was 1980.