Bulldog buzz words: Pounding the rock, attacking, aggressive, versatile … party!

Washaun Ealey will get plenty of chances to "pound the rock" this season. Don't you love that kind of talk? (Curtis Compton / AJC)

Washaun Ealey will get plenty of chances to "pound the rock" this season. Don't you love that kind of talk? (Curtis Compton / AJC)

OK, countdown to kickoff of the season is 30 days, and the anticipation is building. Some quotes to get Dawg fans even more revved up:

“We’re definitely going to use them a lot this year. They’re going to get plenty, plenty, plenty of touches. If we have to pound the rock, we’re going to pound the rock. Our running backs are tough enough, and we’re going to be able to methodically march down the field.”

Quarterback Aaron Murray talking about how he’ll rely on tailbacks Caleb King and Washaun Ealey this season. For old-school Georgia football fans, this kind of talk is almost like porn.

“It feels great knowing that I’ve got just one assignment: to attack. It takes a lot of pressure off you knowing there’s one thing you’ve got to do and you can focus on that one thing and be great at it.”

Linebacker Justin Houston on his role in the 3-4 defense, in which he expects to rush the passer more than 50 percent of the time.

“It seems like it’s going to be a more aggressive D, and that’s something that we need here.”

Linebacker Darryl Gamble, sounding like he’d just watched some film from the Willie Martinez era.

“I don’t wanna give away too much of the game plan. But we’ll be pretty versatile. We’ll probably be more versatile than we’ve been in awhile.”

Mark Richt, talking about an offensive approach that Mike Bobo says likely will feature wrinkles like two-tight-end sets.

PARTY IN THE UGA

How good a sport is Richt? He even consented to a cameo role in a video spoof of Miley Cyrus’ “Party in the USA” that UGA orientation leaders did this summer. The clip has been drawing some online attention this week in the wake of the No. 1 party school announcement. If you haven’t seen it, be warned: It’s pretty silly and the singing won’t win anyone a role on “Glee.” But the incoming freshmen probably enjoyed it and Richt deserves kudos for going along with the fun.

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Athens= God's Country

August 5th, 2010
11:44 am

go dawgs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

guy

August 5th, 2010
11:46 am

man that video is almost as embarrassing as the “appalachian is hot hot hot” one.

almost. still pretty terrible though.

on the topic of football, same crap different year. i’ll believe it when i see it on the field.

RabidDawgFan

August 5th, 2010
11:56 am

LOL well I wouldn’t recommend that video but aside from that I’m excited about our team. The aggressive nature of our defense in itself should be better than last season and I expect our turnover ratio to be on the positive side this season. Murray’s right on when he says that they’re going to pound the rock and I mean why not? You have one of the best O-lines in the country, one of the best tailback tandems in the country, and the 2 best fullbacks in the country…go ahead and pound it at em’. I hope they rip defenses to shreds, literally. Beat them up.

Athens= God's Country

August 5th, 2010
11:57 am

Bill please take that link down for party in the USA. If they would have shown me that during my UGA orientation, I would have gotten up and immediately transferred. It is embarassing! That is NOT why we are the #1 party school.

RxDawg

August 5th, 2010
11:58 am

It…..can’t……get……here…….fast…….enough!!!!!

Will

August 5th, 2010
12:00 pm

Everyone knows I am a UGA insider on the blog by now……. So don’t be surprised when I tell you that the new UGA D will struggle week one against LT. That will be by design to not show all the new wrinkles we will have in place. However, UGA fans will be shocked when we go to Columbia and show how fast and athletic we really are. I predict either a shutout at Columbia or us giving up a max of 10 points. I also predict we knock Garcia and maybe his backup out of the game due to their poor O line. Folks…. there is talent everywhere and we finally have coaches who the players respect and will work hard for. I am really impressed with what I have seen so far.

Dawg House

August 5th, 2010
12:00 pm

State of Georgia Top 25 Preseason Football Rankings are in!!

1. UGA
2. Georgia Southern
3. Camden County
4. Valdosta State
5. Parkview
6. Georgia State
7. Lincoln County
8. Lowndes
9. A.J. Green
10. Shirley Franklin’s flower on her suit
11. Washington Wilkes
12. Mercer
13. Paul Johnson’s left man-boob
14. Taco Mac’s flag football squad
15. Brookwood
16. Buck Belue
17. UGA’s practice squad
18. Clark Central
19. Agnus Scott
20. Westside Macon
21. Berkmar
22. Paul Johnson’s right man-boob
23. UGA’s recruiting class of 2011
24. Russ, the temporary mascot
25. Washaun Ealey

Others Receiving Votes:
Berry, Perimeter College, Collins Hill, Southern Poly Tech, Rome

NOT Receiving Votes:
Da’Rick Rogers, Dan Reeves, Carver Columbus, Georgia Tech

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Bippity Boppity Boo Boo

August 5th, 2010
12:23 pm

Could it be the Party in the UGA are imposter’s from the North Ave. Trade School ? I think UGA is in serious trouble if not…….

How2fish

August 5th, 2010
12:26 pm

Dawg House funny stuff there but I think Brookwood should be rated just behind A.J Green they are going to be pretty tough this year!

1eyedJack

August 5th, 2010
12:30 pm

After viewing that video I have to say Coach Richt is definitely a good sport.

dawggirl

August 5th, 2010
12:31 pm

An insider, huh? You’re so much of an insider you don’t even know who we’re playing the first game?

UGA is Just Fine...

August 5th, 2010
12:38 pm

Great list Dawg House except I have to disagree with you on one thing, you left off Carver-Columbus (should be ranked just ahead of PJs left man-boob), otherwise I pretty much agree with everything else.

Southern Poly

August 5th, 2010
12:44 pm

Still undefeated!!! Thanks for the vote!

reality

August 5th, 2010
1:00 pm

We’ll see what happens in November Dawg House. CPJ and Nesbitt may suprise the Dawgs in Athens.

guy

August 5th, 2010
1:10 pm

man, with the best OL, tight ends, running backs, full backs, receiver, and kicker/punter, you’d think uga wouldve at least cracked the top 25 preseason polls…

Scott W.

August 5th, 2010
1:10 pm

I am certainly happy that I watched that video with the sound off. It truly was painful.

Scott W.

August 5th, 2010
1:11 pm

Man if we sucked as bad as these “Guest Commenter” would have us to believe, they would just quit showing up.

laguna Darren

August 5th, 2010
1:13 pm

Will, I will agree with you. People have written Georgia off after the willie virus almost took the ship down. We were headed to the top not Florida or Alabama until Richt allowed BVG to leave. We were physical and tough minded and will be again. The biggest problem of not recruiting OL in numbers was a major problem but no more under pressure from Searels Richt understands that importance now. We have talent equal or better than any team with acception of USC and Texas. If you don’t believe me check NFL stats on players in pro’s. UGA is number one in last 10 years in SEC….. The defense will get better everygame. I think SC is our true test. If we win that game look out. With addition of our new coaches, my bet is we beat Florida and are not out coached by anyone accept maybe Alabama with multiple ex pro coaches.

DawginLex

August 5th, 2010
1:16 pm

guy,

What do preseason rankings get you?

nothing.

I guarantee you that UGA will be ranked higher than the nerd herd by the end of November

Say What???

August 5th, 2010
1:21 pm

Dawg House, great stuff!

By the way, where is Tide Roll??? I am shocked that he has not weighed in on which one of Paul Johnson’s moobs should be starting….

Oh that’s right… Elementry school started today in a lot of places. Never mind. He won’t be able to post until after his nap time…

kevin

August 5th, 2010
1:24 pm

Actually, a team’s preseason ranking affect BCS rankings….

That video is unbelievable. GT fans–this is your day to make fun of UGA and shine–shine on, but remember 8-9!

Weatherdawg

August 5th, 2010
1:34 pm

The preseason rankings have not come out yet, so how the heck does anyone know where UGA is or is not ranked.

DawginLex

August 5th, 2010
1:34 pm

If we beat Sc on the road and Arkiesaw at home, the ranking thing will take care of itself.

kevin

August 5th, 2010
1:35 pm

I think you are right, Dawginlex.

FORTY ONE POINTS to your seventeen points

August 5th, 2010
1:47 pm

Here’s some more “buzz words”

FORTY ONE to seveteen.

Still hurts, huh?

chazzo

August 5th, 2010
1:50 pm

I am liking the energy of this team. I watched UF Spring game footage on Youtube. Those guys look great. They looked sharp, precise, and tough. UGA did not look that way to me in the Spring game. I do like what I am hearing, though. UF is not going to cake walk to Atlanta, playing Bama and LSU back to back and heading to Jax shortly there after, but they still have a solid team without Tebow. They are beatable, and Richt seems to be making the right choices… practicing in the heat, scheduling noon games, moving to 3-4 and tough running (notes from Saban?).

South Carolina is going to be a death match this year, and Arkansas will be a tough follow up to what will undoubtedly be a physical game.

E

August 5th, 2010
1:50 pm

Bill King looks like a doofus and that he would rather watch a doughnut fall in to his mouth than watch a football game… looks like a fictional character from star wars

SSIgator

August 5th, 2010
1:53 pm

“If we have to pound the rock, we’re going to pound the rock.”

It is what the warden told us to do.

BMDPD

August 5th, 2010
1:58 pm

I am not holding my breath. I got hyped and thought Joe Cox was gonna be the man last year. All the pre-season made it seem like we were going to surprise some folks and win a lot of games. What is the old saying? Fool me once, shame on — shame on you. Fool me — you can’t get fooled again!

Scott W.

August 5th, 2010
1:58 pm

FORTY ONE POINTS to your seventeen points: “I mean I don’t know, I don’t think I troll”

BMDPD

August 5th, 2010
2:00 pm

Sorry, it should say “All the preseason talk….”

reality

August 5th, 2010
2:02 pm

E…that would be Jabba the Hut.

70 tons of trash

August 5th, 2010
2:06 pm

Number 1 party school!!! I loved the “CHUGA” editorial earlier this week. CHUGA…now there’s a pretty good “buzzword”.

DawginLex

August 5th, 2010
2:06 pm

Jamar hornsby and teddy dupay pound the rock daily in more ways than one.

Mike Lukovich

August 5th, 2010
2:06 pm

UGA = CHUGA = JOKE

DawginLex

August 5th, 2010
2:08 pm

Wait for it, wait for it.

Here it comes.

Another comment about red panties from some nerd from florida or Tech who has never removed a pair of panties from the hips of a female.

JT

August 5th, 2010
2:08 pm

Man, I watched that video an hour ago and I’m still cringing. You were being kind, Bill. I hope they didn’t actually show that to incoming freshmen. Could those kids have maybe put less effort into the voice overs?

South Jax Dawg

August 5th, 2010
2:09 pm

Wonder if BooBoo will allow Ealey to become a great back this year; Or, will he yank him everytime he gets in a groove?! I understand the idea of rotating backs to keep them fresh, but wouldn’t it be nice to see Ealey put up monster #’s. IMO, he has the potential to be one of the tops backs in the country.

DawginLex

August 5th, 2010
2:09 pm

ssigator

FLORIDA’S 2010 THEME

MULLETTS ARE NOT FISH

or

YOU CAN MAKE A FASHION STATEMENT AT WORK WITH JORTS

DawginLex

August 5th, 2010
2:10 pm

CUM teaching a coaching clinic this year on how to let your players break into a lot and steal a car then act like it is no big deal just so you can win.

DawginLex

August 5th, 2010
2:12 pm

December 2010;

Urban to Mrs. Meyer:

I really didn’t think I was going to miss Charlie, Dan and Timmy this much.

DianeG

August 5th, 2010
2:14 pm

There’s a pretty solid story out that UGA is paying Courtney Furhmann to keep her mouth shut about her affair with Damon Evans. i wonder how much hush money she’s getting.

Scott W.

August 5th, 2010
2:19 pm

None, don’t know how to break it to you but that guy quit.

chazzo

August 5th, 2010
2:20 pm

Glad to see the talk is about improving and getting better rather than “swagger.” Maybe they finally figured out that swagger doesn’t win games, execution does. The past couple of seasons there has been so much crap coming out of our players mouths, I was ready to go root for my other alma mater, FSU. Seems like they kind of figured out that you get to talk AFTER you win.

SEC fan

August 5th, 2010
2:23 pm

Bulldog buzz words: Pounding the rock, attacking, aggressive, versatile … party!…AND PANTIES!!!!

Jeff

August 5th, 2010
2:29 pm

I dont want to rain on the parade and I am very excited about this year….BUT….I have heard this type of talk before about how we are going to do this and that and how great everyone is etc etc…..unfortunately, we never seem to quite back it up in the fall. Here is hoping this year is somehow different. Seems like we always feel pretty good about ourselves till sometime after SC, or UT…or UF…Lets hope……

Pago Pago Dawg

August 5th, 2010
2:31 pm

The best “O” Line in the country…we’ll see…..

Scott W.

August 5th, 2010
2:36 pm

Seriously, it is Bill King’s job to come on here and post positive in the preseason. All these idiots on here that like different schools, their blogs are posting positive stuff. Honestly how many time would you read this blog if Mr. King posted: “Well our offense sucks and or defense is not going to get the job done.”

kerryb

August 5th, 2010
2:39 pm

That has to be the most awful video I have ever seen

kerryb

August 5th, 2010
2:41 pm

Jeff, I don’t think that is true. I remember several times over the years that when we looked bad in practice it would be printed. Even coach Richt would tell the media if he did’nt think they had a good practice or he though there was not enough hustle by the team.

kerryb

August 5th, 2010
2:43 pm

All you pessimistic people waiting for the bad thing that is going to happen go follow GSU. Thats going to be pretty bad.

TallyDawg

August 5th, 2010
2:46 pm

The two things I saw a surplus of last year were that we couldn’t block anybody and we couldn’t tackle anybody. Hopefully that will change, but I’m not buying the O-Line hype just yet, although I did allow myself to get a little more excited about the defense.

Funny.. There are more gators than noles in Tallahassee nowadays. That should pretty much sum up their fanbase. One crap year and that will thin their herds greatly.

FORTY ONE POINTS to your seventeen points

August 5th, 2010
2:54 pm

DawginLex

August 5th, 2010
2:12 pm
December 2010;

Urban to Mrs. Meyer:

I really didn’t think I was going to miss Charlie, Dan and Timmy this much

But then again, Ron Zook didn’t have any trouble beating the mutts.

guy

August 5th, 2010
2:56 pm

this year is totally the year!

Jan Kemp

August 5th, 2010
2:56 pm

Didn’t Ealey make something like 650 on the SAT? I think they give you 600 for spelling your name.

DawginLex

August 5th, 2010
2:58 pm

Just wait smartalec gator,

No Tebow=no titles

2006 and 2008 you had him.

Now you don’t.

He is not there to bail Brantley out like he did for Leak.

Zook won no SEC titles while we won 1 and finished runnerup to LSU the other time. Meyer’s 1st year, we won the SEC.

Without Tebow, florida has 1 title in 1996 that was backed into by SOS after getting abused by your rival the last game of the year. Under the BCS, you would have never been allowed a rematch.

chomp on that.

no Tebow=No titles

He is your Herschel.

Scott W.

August 5th, 2010
2:59 pm

On the contrary Zook was fired for not beating several groups of Mutts.

Reality

August 5th, 2010
3:04 pm

DawginLex

August 5th, 2010
2:58 pm

Ron Zook, 2-1 against mutties. It’s not 1980, and Herschel is still gone.

LowCountryDawg07

August 5th, 2010
3:04 pm

-Most experienced offensive line in the SEC
-3*4 Defense with rush attack (agressive)
-AJ GREEN Deep Threat
-Ealey & King running it down your throat
-New kickoff strategy
-Not ranked (no expectations to be a threat)

Reality

August 5th, 2010
3:05 pm

Scott W.

August 5th, 2010
2:59 pm

Wrong again. You mutties are not a very smart bunch, are ya?

Scott W.

August 5th, 2010
3:07 pm

Pretty sure FORTY ONE POINTS to your seventeen points is also Reality. Sure is a pathetic Gator.

Scott W.

August 5th, 2010
3:08 pm

Losses to MSU on the road and UGA = Zook fired

Chazzo

August 5th, 2010
3:08 pm

DawginLex,

Let’s be realistic. The Gators are a great ball team without Tebow. What Tebow brought to that great team was a) 3rd and 1 certainty, and b) the ability to pick up the slack or even carry the team when they were off. Make no mistake, though, they do not all of the sudden suck because Tebow graduated. I hate saying it, but the Gators are loaded with talent, and they have a great football coach, even if he is a weaselly, sniveling, d#ckhead.

The Dawgs had better bring their A++ game to Jax. Our guys had better be committed to continued improvement, teamwork, and execution from here on out. Nobody’s number one at anything until January, 2011.

Reality

August 5th, 2010
3:08 pm

Scott W.

See previous post.

Scott W.

August 5th, 2010
3:11 pm

I know how many times he beat UGA, that is not the point. You are a jackass, that is the point.

Reality

August 5th, 2010
3:11 pm

Scott W.

August 5th, 2010
2:59 pm
On the contrary Zook was fired for not beating several groups of Mutts

“Several groups”??? Zook lost 1 game to mutts.

Scott W.

August 5th, 2010
3:12 pm

What is MSU’s mascot you idiot?

Reality

August 5th, 2010
3:14 pm

LMAO!! What’s wrong lil’ Scottie? No afternoon nap?

Scott W.

August 5th, 2010
3:16 pm

Whatever guy, you are very amusing, Gator, Jacket whatever you decide to be at the moment.

SSIgator

August 5th, 2010
3:23 pm

“We’ll probably be more versatile than we’ve been in awhile.”

Translated: “We now have just one outside independent consultant to coordinate bail bonds, attorney fees, happy hours at the local bars, dance routines and game day wear. I think his name is Damon something or other, but I am having trouble with names right now.”

Reality

August 5th, 2010
3:24 pm

No Wait Scottie!!! Georgia State!!! Yeah, that’s it!

E's Dad

August 5th, 2010
3:29 pm

E, I’m sure you’re just the most handsome women in the world, huh?

guy

August 5th, 2010
3:32 pm

scott: both actually. i do love the preseason chest pounding from uga though. last year it was “we dont need star players. the team is the star this year. cox just needs to manage games and we’ll be solid”

that one worked out pretty well for you guys.

this year it’s more of the same. i predict more of the same as well. possibly a little better than last year, but count on at least one blowout loss, and a whole bunch of close games with teams you should be beating soundly (ky, vandy, usc, etc. etc. etc.)

DawginLex

August 5th, 2010
3:34 pm

Zook got fired. you gators proud of him?

1eyedJack

August 5th, 2010
3:36 pm

Scott W.

There’s nothing to be gained by arguing with an idiot.

Chazzo

August 5th, 2010
3:39 pm

guy,

Keep on believing your line.

I-DOG

August 5th, 2010
3:39 pm

SSIgator:

Seriously? From a school that had a player fire a gun into a crowd and continued to play football there? UGA has had its share of moped violations and players drinking, so I certainly wouldn’t GO onto another teams blog and talk trash about the criminal behavior by another team’s players… but how can any FL fan possibly throw stones?
If firing weapons into a crowd of people doesn’t get you banned at FL, what on earth possibly would?

1eyedJack

August 5th, 2010
3:42 pm

Not stealing dead girls credit cards obviously.

Chazzo

August 5th, 2010
3:43 pm

LowcountryDawg,

You forgot to mention four tight ends who could play anywhere in the country.

Montez Robinson

August 5th, 2010
3:43 pm

Enter your comments here

LOL

August 5th, 2010
3:44 pm

Yo, doucebag-in-lex:

Dooley got fired. Proud of him?
Damon got fired. Proud of him?
Fred Davison go fired. Proud of him?
Goff got fired. Proud of him?
Donnan got fired. Proud of him?
Herrick got fired. Proud of him?
Jursa got fired. Proud of him?

Zach Mett

August 5th, 2010
3:44 pm

guy

August 5th, 2010
3:44 pm

chaz, i will until uga can prove otherwise on the field. it’s been about the same thing for the last 5 years. you’ll play some good games, lose focus and get completely shelled once or twice a season, and have trouble putting away mid tier sec teams that you should be crushing based on your talent level. maybe the change on D will be enough, but you guys havent looked that great offensively either

1eyedJack

August 5th, 2010
3:47 pm

Dooley got fired? That’s news to me.

Scott W.

August 5th, 2010
3:47 pm

1eyedJack

So true, so true…

wth

August 5th, 2010
3:47 pm

doginlex

just cant seem too handle ugag
not winning games or titles like gators have.

whiner

LOL

August 5th, 2010
3:51 pm

Adams “non-renewing” Dooley’s AD contract is in fact getting “fired.”

Guess 1eyedjack doesnt get tv, radio , or newspapers
in his part of the world

DawginLex

August 5th, 2010
3:52 pm

Dooley coached from 1964-1988 and retired.

Aligator Shooooooooz

August 5th, 2010
3:53 pm

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DawginLex

August 5th, 2010
3:57 pm

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Chazzo

August 5th, 2010
3:58 pm

Guy,

I am one Bulldawg that will fully accept that criticism with the exception that UGA has “not looked great offensively.” Last year was a cluster of turnovers (unseasoned QB, patched together line, no running game for first half of season), but even last year the Dawgs put up good offensive numbers.

I still say keep believing that this team will be the same. The more opponents that believe that wholeheartedly, the better. Thanks, though for an even handed, coherent post. All of these yahoos on here talking firings and ancient history, though, that’s good for UGA, too. This season will definitely come down to Ron Zook, Vince Dooley, red panties, and police records. It will have nothing to do with this group of players abilities. Please, everyone, just go on arguing and believing that UGA will suck. It is really the best thing any of you can do for us. It is all just grist for the mill.

guy

August 5th, 2010
4:05 pm

i guess i shouldve said ‘inconsistent’ instead of bad. you had flashes of looking good, and to your credit the running game came around towards the end of the year, but it was also against pretty weak defenses (GT, TA&M). you guys were pretty anemic against UF though, which was an actual BCS level defense.

your play calling, esp in the redzone was pretty bad a lot of the time last season as well. maybe bobo can do better this year with different talent (like a qb that doesnt get picked multiple times over the season while trying to noodle arm it out of bounds). i seem to remember a lot of talk last year about your o line being dominant as well and that didnt work out too well. we’ll see i suppose.

Lindsey

August 5th, 2010
4:06 pm

Whenever I hear “Party in the USA” it sends shivers down my spine, for some reason it was played when the players were coming out for the 2nd half of the GA/Kentucky game…and we all know how that ended. Why would anyone play a Miley Cyrus song at a football game?? GO DAWGS!!!

reality

August 5th, 2010
4:06 pm

Dawginlex…take it easy buddy….don’t get so worked up.

Aligator Shooooooooz

August 5th, 2010
4:09 pm

Gators vs Dogs (since 1990)

Spurrier 11-1
Zook 2-1
Meyer 4-1

Its called “Ownership.”

Chazzo

August 5th, 2010
4:14 pm

The gators do own UGA. When I was a kid, the shoe was on the other foot. I grew up in Central FL, and all my friends were Gators. I never gloated or talked sh#t to them when we were winning every year. Can’t say the same thing for them, though. Oh well, this group of dawgs wasn’t alive then. This group of dawgs was in diapers when Spurrier was doing his thing. It will be interesting to see how it all plays out. I know that UF is a top notch team, and Brantley is going to be amazing. I like being ranked #21 far better than being ranked #1 preseason.

Scott W.

August 5th, 2010
4:14 pm

Just keep on thinking that, there is a reason a Gators memory only goes back to 1990.

anybody but GT

August 5th, 2010
4:14 pm

Are you joking? Mentioning pounding the rock and CMR at the same time is oxymoronish. CMR likes to throw way down the field and punt.

Eric Zeier

August 5th, 2010
4:17 pm

“Georgia fans are passionate, but let’s face it – they’re not the brightest fans. Passionate, but not bright.” – AJC November 21, 2001

ROTFLMAO

reality

August 5th, 2010
4:19 pm

Well said Eric.

Chazzo

August 5th, 2010
4:23 pm

It would be nice to have a D again that can go and get the ball back for the O. BVG used to have them doing it on command.

DawginLex

August 5th, 2010
4:26 pm

the d was the problem since 2005. Even in 2005, we should have known there was a huge problem.

DJ throws 24 TD’s to only 5 picks.

D gives up 35 unanswered to WV in Sugar Bowl.

not to mention the Auburn game. Losing to Brandon “pick 6 ” Cox. Despite the Florida game, win the Auburn game and maybe we could have played for the title.

Willie was the problem and it got worse every year.

If we improve 30% and keep the offense clicking, we can win 10 games. Anything more than that and we can compete with anyone.

It’s all on Grantham

Chazzo

August 5th, 2010
4:49 pm

DawginLex,
I would have to say you are right about this one. I defended Willie at different times. It may not have been all Willie, but the buck stops with the DC. The UT debacle last year was all on him, and despite what he may have pulled off later, that was the nail in his coffin. Cox outgunned Arkansas (hats off to him, too) to pull that one out. Then there was the LSU debacle, even with the bogus call, the D should have held. Nobody really thought the Dawgs had an honest shot at the Gators last year. This year, maybe. The Gators are loaded with talent. They could have a little bit of a leadership crisis, though, without Tebow and Charlie Strong. All I can say is that it will be interesting to see how it plays out. A ten win season, even with the new D and QB should be within the dawgs’ grasp.

Gen Neyland

August 5th, 2010
5:11 pm

If CMR can have a little fun, why not join in…Gotta know, when’s the swim party and who’s bringing the beer..?

Gen Neyland

August 5th, 2010
5:19 pm

DawginLex : Your points made above were all the rage in 2009 for the masses that overlooked turnover ratios and penalities for. At Tennessee 2009, I gotta believe your guys were outplayed and, Ahem, outcoached. Now that the 2010 is quickly approaching, we (your friends in the East) will be watching to see if things get better. Shoot, compared to last year, those catagories couldn’t get worse…Solve those two issues, outscore your opponents and things will be good for UGA.

Scott W.

August 5th, 2010
5:23 pm

You have to outscore your opponents, really?

1eyedJack

August 5th, 2010
5:39 pm

There is absolutely NO reason the Dawgs cannot improve by 3 – 4 games this season.

There is something about college football or high school football that says last year means nothing. It’s this year and this is a new team. There are new faces, new leaders, new attitudes. Somebody gained twenty pounds of muscle and somebody grew two inches and somebody learned a new technique. There is fresh blood to mentor the defenders with new perspectives mixed with a return to traditional Bulldog defense. Eleven men to the ball!!! Junkyard Dawgs!!!

This IS the pagentry of college football, opening the cornucopia of possibilities that greets us each fall. Can you smell it? That thing you associate with the turning of the leaves and the shrill of the wistle?

Is your blood rushing yet? Are you ready to see somebody knock the snot bubbles out of some pitiable opponent? Are you ready for toe to meet leather?

I think I’ll go tackle my ol’ lady! Go Dawgs!!

1eyedJack

August 5th, 2010
5:41 pm

Whistle. I don’t give a damn for a man who can only spell a word one way.

F. Sinkwich

August 5th, 2010
7:12 pm

Great post, Bill, as always. I really enjoy your blog.

Most posters here are true fans who like me wish only the best for the team this season. I want to see the Dawgs claw and scratch and bite (figuratively, of course) in every game this year, and based on what you’ve reported so far I’ll get my wish.

The bugs on this site can be sometimes amusing, but overall the jorts-fans here are just plain obnoxious blowhards who are too stupid to find their own blog to post incoherent rants.

UGA must be doing something right to get under their skin so much.

Big L

August 5th, 2010
7:46 pm

I remember when we beat Tech last year , they were wanting to give Willie the credit. But the fact is if you play sit at home defense and stick with your man , ANYONE can beat a triple option offense. Just stick with the man across from you and they can’t do anything. Grantham is gonna add meanness to this defense and when Tech rolls into Athens this year, it will be ugly.

Gaitbait 17-3

August 5th, 2010
8:04 pm

Sorry Frank, the Gators on this site just like fictional stories, if we want
non-fiction we read our sites. The AJC is always good for a laugh.

Budweiser Bob

August 5th, 2010
8:10 pm

Instead of pounding the rock

Can we just pound FL for a change

Taco

August 5th, 2010
8:24 pm

DawginLex ” IF ” is a big word for UGA football.

Taco

August 5th, 2010
8:27 pm

a chick with a skirt wearing cowboy boots? Those were some fuguly uguly Georgia chicks in the video too.

Dawg in Tampa

August 5th, 2010
8:29 pm

Being that Murray is from Tampa ,Pound the Rock was a saying that John Gruden would say alot when he was coaching the Bucs . Might of picked it up from him ….. just saying

no doubt about it,

August 5th, 2010
8:32 pm

Big L has it “figured out”.
psssst….don’t tell anyone…..

Durango CO Dawg

August 5th, 2010
8:50 pm

Let the Big Dawg Eat!

ca dawg

August 5th, 2010
8:52 pm

less talk, more wins. go dawgs!

YELLOW HAMMER

August 5th, 2010
10:16 pm

GEORGIA fans enjoy your greatness now ,because in 30 days, let the excuses begin

OVERRATED MUTTS R SUPER LOSERS

August 5th, 2010
10:27 pm

JUST BEAT FLO-RIDA MUTTS!

OVERRATED MUTTS R SUPER LOSERS

August 5th, 2010
10:30 pm

THIS IS THE MUTTS FANS YEAR IN AND YEAR OUT,WERE GOING TO DO THIS AND WERE GOING TO DO THAT,WHILE ALABAMA,LSU AND FLO-RIDA WALK THE WALK WHILE THE MUTTS JUST TALK TALK TALK TALK TALK TALK TALK TALK TALK TALK TALK,1980 WAS ALOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONG TIME AGO!

Gen Neyland

August 5th, 2010
10:30 pm

Yes Scott, you must outscore your opposition. Also you must play stupid free ball. Got it..?

OVERRATED MUTTS R SUPER LOSERS

August 5th, 2010
10:33 pm

MARK RICHT HAVE YOU FINALLY FIGURED OUT THAT AFTER 10YEARS PLAYING IN THE SEC,THE ACC STYLE DOES NOT WORK IN THE SEC,LOOK AT BAMA AND TAKE NOTES PLEASE?

NO LINSEY SCOTT,NO 1980 TITLE MUTTS

August 5th, 2010
10:37 pm

POWERBALL AND FORCE ON DEFENSE

col fot

August 5th, 2010
11:38 pm

Hey! Some of you bloggers need to learn to spell or buy a dictionary. Since when do you spell exception…accesstion, buy a damn dictionary.

Roy Wood

August 6th, 2010
12:12 am

LOL Just keep believing Vince Dooley got fired from UGA as a football Coach hell he could have run for Gov when he retired from coaching at UGA He sure pounded on Fla.I sure wish Fla,BAMA & GT had a blog so I did not have to read the same stupid stuff all the time.Lets just play ball and forget about the DUMB mouth stuff.

Nick

August 6th, 2010
1:55 am

Party in the UGA, hell have fun guys. These people are college kids. I’m all for it.
Oh and Go Dawgs!

Athens, Georgia

August 6th, 2010
5:08 am

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Joshua Nesbitt for Heisman
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jasont13

August 6th, 2010
6:37 am

Hey Gator fans, your in the same boat as UGA when it comes to the QB situation. Your one injury of Brantley away from a kid who was playing high school ball last fall being your QB.

Chazzo

August 6th, 2010
8:06 am

Overrated?,

The Dawgs own LSU and with the exception of the embarrassing black out trouncing, the dawgs own Bama. If not for Tebow, the last four years would have been very different with FL. UT, granted, there is just plain no excuse for it. Clearly, you have based your opinion on the last two seasons. Richt has been here for 10 years, and is among a select few coaches in the W category.

It’s okay, though, please keep underestimating this team. UF and Alabama are so good that they only need to be concerned with one another.

1980 was so long ago

August 6th, 2010
8:17 am

Party Pooper

August 6th, 2010
8:25 am

How much did the red panties contribute to the #1 party school ranking?

Does the UGA bookstore now sell red panties, or do you get one free with every textbook you buy?

The majority of undergrads are not of legal drinking age, so how are they getting all the booze?

Hmmm… good questions.

Realpolitik

August 6th, 2010
8:30 am

Hell he [Vince Dooley] could have run for Gov when he retired from coaching at UGA.

Baloney. The Jan Kemp trial destroyed Dooley’s chances of winning any statewide political race.

Paddy

August 6th, 2010
8:42 am

Party Pooper…to ans your question about how under age students get booze…..from their brothers and sisters in fraternity & sororities. At least thats how it was when I was in school! It was not that difficult!

Dawgs 11-2 this season

gatorbait

August 6th, 2010
8:57 am

two tight end sets. wow. scary. sounds like the dawgs are gonna have a huge year.

Spurrier

August 6th, 2010
9:28 am

Buzz words, hey where’s “wardrobe?”

Spurrier

August 6th, 2010
9:29 am

Hey Chazzo, I don’t think you’re going to have to request for folks to ignore Georiga, 17-3!

Tech Wrek

August 6th, 2010
9:46 am

Party like its 2009!!!…in Shreveport!!! Yeah!!

Dawg Tired

August 6th, 2010
10:22 am

Dawg House – those ranking are really funny! Thanks.

Dirty Dawg

August 6th, 2010
11:07 am

Big L’s comment got me to thinking – again – that the kind of aggressive, attacking defense that we’re about to employ can get burned by that option offense that Johnson and Tech uses. Gambling and lack of discipline when defending that offense can kill you. Same with a coach like Spurrier, screens and traps can kill us too. Just hope that we’ve got the athletes – particularly the ‘cover guys’ – that can make up for the mistakes that will undoubtedly come.

For what its worth

August 6th, 2010
2:28 pm

If a fan is continually hyping the alleged “academic superiority” of his college, it’s for one obvious reason: He’s a Tech Fan and they’re getting get their a** whipped on the field.

Burroughston Broch

August 6th, 2010
4:01 pm

UGA might not be great at all of the other skills, but it is #1 in partying. Particularly when the players party on the sidelines while they’re losing on the field. Shows world-class focus.

Tom-Dawg

August 6th, 2010
5:48 pm

Jan Kemp, i just wanted to say you are a complete idiot. I guess that makes Ealey smarter than you since he’s Georgia’s starting tailback and you’re sitting at home reading about him.

For what its worth

August 6th, 2010
8:55 pm

NO LINSEY SCOTT,NO 1980 TITLE MUTTS :

Even if Linsey Scott gets tackle at the spot of the catch, Georgia has one of the best kickers well within his range. Georgia wins with 3 points, did not have to be a touch down.

Chazzo

August 7th, 2010
10:58 am

The key words I would like to hear are: DECISIVE, PRECISE, ASSIGNMENT, DEDICATION, HEART, FUNDAMENTALS.