Maybe it’s because I grew up in Athens, where we were pretty much immersed in all things UGA 365 days a year, but I never understood why a lot of folks in the Bulldog Nation don’t get too excited about the spring G-Day game.
OK, granted, it’s really just a glorified scrimmage and the plays called are either ultra-vanilla or throwaway bones for the crowd you’ll never see during the regular season like Mike Bobo briefly trotting out the wishbone a few years ago.
And quite often the “stars” that shine the brightest in the intrasquad game don’t go on to make much of a mark that fall when the competition is real. Remember Carlton Thomas tearing it up at tailback a couple of springs ago?
Still, I love the G-Day game and always have.
The main reason can be summed up in three words:
Georgia. Bulldogs. Football.
Doesn’t matter what time of year it is or whether everyone’s