UGA’s Richt might face a bigger challenge now that he’s off the hot seat

UGADayLogoMark Richt, along with Mark Fox, will be making the rounds of alumni association gatherings starting April 18 in Rome. The UGA Days tour will hit Albany April 24, Columbus April 25, Macon May 8, Charlotte May 9, the Golden Isles May 15, Valdosta May 16, Birmingham May 22, Tampa May 24 and Atlanta July 23.

This time last year when Richt went out to meet the fans, he was widely considered to be on the “hot seat,” coming off a losing season and a dispiriting bowl performance. The talk was what a challenge Richt faced just to keep his job.

But, actually, I think Richt faces a bigger challenge this season than last.

Consider: Richt had the enormous goodwill generated by the Dream Team in his pocket a year ago and the realization on the part of most fans that Georgia faced tremendous odds in opening the season with Boise State and South Carolina, though the schedule looked pretty manageable after that.

As it played out, the fan optimism surrounding the arrival of Isaiah Crowell and Co. in Athens was enough for Richt to ride out the feared 0-2 start to the season. (It helped considerably that despite looking awful much of the time in the Georgia Dome against Boise, Georgia actually outplayed South Carolina, even in Steve Spurrier’s estimation, in losing a close one a week later.)

The 10-game winning streak that followed put the hot-seat talk on the back burner.

By season’s end, most fans I talked with felt good progress had been made, even if Crowell’s difficulties staying on the field put an end to thoughts of him as the second coming of Herschel.

Still, although most in the Bulldog Nation didn’t really expect the Dawgs to prevail over LSU in the SEC Championship, the return of the all-too-familiar fourth quarter collapse in the bowl against Michigan State left the fan base grumbling a bit.

A year ago when Mark Richt visited with fans, he was on the hot seat. (UGA Alumni Association)

A year ago when Mark Richt visited with fans, he was on the hot seat. (UGA Alumni Association)

Then came signing day, which saw Richt get a solid class of recruits — ranked fifth best in the nation by ESPN — but fall short in a few last-minute courtships, taking a bit of the luster off Georgia’s showing in the minds of some recruitniks.

Actually, the self-dubbed “Ring Team” with Keith Marshall, Todd Gurley and John Theus has just as much potential as the previous year’s signing class, but they arrive in Athens amid a different atmosphere from a year ago.

Much more is expected of the 2012 Georgia Bulldogs, who return a host of starters, including most of last season’s fifth-ranked defense. Early on there was talk that Georgia might start the season as a Top 5 team, though that early optimism might end up being tempered somewhat by the fact that the Dawgs will open SEC play at Missouri with most of the starting secondary suspended.

And then there’s the issue of attrition, which some see as a big deal, though it appears to me to be pretty much business as usual for Georgia and SEC schools in general. Last year also saw some players getting “off the bus” to transfer elsewhere for various reasons and a handful of others shown the door because they couldn’t get in step with what Richt believes is the Georgia Way.

But even when the tailback corps was decimated by transfers last year, there was still that Dream Team fervor to counter it. This year the problems Georgia will face fielding an experienced secondary against Mizzou’s James Franklin seem to loom a bit larger in many people’s minds.

And with Georgia expected by many to win the SEC East, the stakes are just as high, if not higher, for Richt this season than when his job was believed to be on the line. As we’ve already discussed here, winning the SEC East a second year only to lose again to the West team in the Dome and wind up in another non-BCS bowl would be seen by many as underachieving or, at best, standing pat.

The last time a Richt team entered a season with lofty expectations placed on them — remember the preseason No. 1 in in 2008? — the Dawgs came a cropper, starting a slide that didn’t begin to turn around until that 10-game run last year.

Richt definitely doesn’t want to see that happen again. So with all those expectations and this year’s schedule even more favorable, Georgia’s head coach might wind up feeling more pressure now that he’s off the hot seat than when he was on it.

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Mobile Dawg

April 3rd, 2012
6:48 pm

Sounds like 1 & 2 would be near and dear to most of us.

AltamahaDawg

April 3rd, 2012
6:58 pm

There ya go then. Took what? 24 words.

AltamahaDawg

April 3rd, 2012
7:12 pm

And I did it without needed a dressing down by the moderator.

Ride Toll (Free) aka Dawg Whisperer

April 3rd, 2012
7:14 pm

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MightyDawg

April 3rd, 2012
7:20 pm

Bill,

1- Can you exile the poster “Bulldawg”/”A Father”/”Positive Posts Only Please”?

We all know it’s the same guy, Chip already banned him, he posts long posts, about nothing.

2- You do realize Bill that Mark Richt JUST signed a brand new contract, and this year cannot POSSIBLY compare to last year’s hotseat year from Richt’s standpoint, right? Nothing will ever be as tough as 2011 was for Coach Richt. This year is cake compared to 2011.

3- Who expects UGA to be the best team in the East? They won’t be. That’s been South Carolina last two years.

4- Mark Richt hasn’t beat a team of note since 2009. I guess 4 winning teams Richt has beaten since 2010, the other 12 wins since 2009 were against teams with losing records. And Mark Richt is 0-10 vs. teams that finished in final AP top 25 poll since 2009. All that being sdaid, Greg McGarity renewed Richt’s contract anyways. So Richt isn’t feeling any heat, and will make millions if McGarity fires him.

Saint Simons

April 3rd, 2012
7:39 pm

Two words

Triple Floption……….

Hey why don’t AJC post more about GT?
We are the home town team…..remember when we beat UGA, we had rings made!!!!!
State champs!

A Father

April 3rd, 2012
7:56 pm

Bill, Mark Richt has not signed a new contract yet, although I am not a huge fan of McGarity at this time, at least he seems to have put some substance in the new contract offer. For mightydawg to want to silence those with questions and does not know neither coach has signed a new contract speaks volumes.

A Father

April 3rd, 2012
8:01 pm

Ole Dawg, that is why we will never win, not driving to win it all while paying top dollar for the employees and facilities to make it happen. Perspective, in the real world Mark Richt would already be fired.

The Factor

April 3rd, 2012
8:14 pm

I am sick of the suspensions, I am sick of making donations now of over $70k over years to keep my seats.

The SEC needs to get with the NCAA and have suspensions even across the board. Certain athletes will always smoke dope. It is a part of their culture. You cannot win a conference title, much less a national title when you are only one of 8 BCS teams issueing supensions on first offense. Only Kentucky suspends like we do in the SEC. Everyone needs to be on the same page or get off it all together. Too much $ riding on suspenions.

A Father

April 3rd, 2012
8:58 pm

The Factor; you need to quit griping, you are just like the others in your post blaming the SEC and the NCAA for GA being unable to compete. The you say it is their culture, seems like a racist statement to me, how about understanding their are responsible kids regardless of color and those that are not. When you do not work hard to know who you are recruiting and dont require them to understand what is expected or your out, you get Mark Richt and GA football chaos, all of which you enjoy paying for each year. I do agree that you have every right to complain but to use words like ” culture “, ” sec “, or ” ncaa ” as responsible parties to GA’s failure is not. Making up your on facts to support ” EXCUSES FOR FAILURE ” when highly paid individuals should get it right is not acceptable.

THE Dixie Redcoat Band

April 3rd, 2012
10:21 pm

At least we had LSWho on the ropes in the 1st half.

Stephen A.Dogg : How long must the B.S. roll on at UGA ?

April 3rd, 2012
10:24 pm

@ A. Father: I agree with your statements 1000% !

When will you delusional so-called UGA fans like DawginLex, Brainiac Richtfan for life, and KingDaddy wake up and stop overdosing on kool-aid ? Once and for all Richt is in control of the Georgia offense. Bobo follows Richt’s marching orders and is in charge of Richt’s ACC/FSU offense of the 90s, which is predicated on making an overachiever like Casey Weldon a Heisman Trophy runner-up by utilizing the talent of the playmakers around the football. Florida product, Aaron Murray is perfect for Richt’s offensive system as he is the consumate over-achiever who tries hard, but is asked to do too much while the O-line flounders and the running game collapses. Then Murray turns the ball over, then game over. FSU was never known for establishing the run under Richt, due to poor O-line play and they didn’t have to because they had more talent than anyone else in the very weak ACC of the 90s. FSU fans chronically complained about weak offensive line play and no true running game by Richt’s offenses. In the late 90s FSU lost two out three national championship games due to the weakness of Richt’s offenses. Seminole fans where glad to see Richt leave for Georgia in 2000 after the 13-2 BCS National Championship game to OKlahoma. Richt inherited Donnan’s boys and hasn’t won the SEC since the last of them left in 2005. Richt loves his players so he says, but that’s not going to help his favorite player QB, Aaron Murray win a big game against a ranked opponent for once. It is getting old and it’s time for a change! 12 years is long enough, especially since real UGA fans had to wait 20 years before that before Richt brought in his patented brand of false hope in. I ask the delusional fans how much longer should mediocre Georgia continue to keep holding on to Richt ? I personally believe Steve Spurrier at SCarolina will win another national title before Richt can get his first at Georgia. How much longer should washed up Richt be allowed to continue to drive Ga. football in the ground ?

POSITIVE POSTS ONLY PLEASE

April 3rd, 2012
11:20 pm

Old Dawg April 3rd, 2012 5:56 pm

“Like everyone else, I get upset when Georgia loses but it doesn’t ruin my day”
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You joking of course, right ? No, wait a minute I think you are actually serious that it doesn’t ruin your day when Michigan State ran off all those points against us ? When LSU just blew our doors off ? When we could do nothing with Boise State but wear our Bust Boise T-Shirts home, having been worn out ? When Aaron Murray gave away the South Carolina game by himself to have to listen to Steve Spurrier tell us all how he beat us ?
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This is what is wrong with DISNEYdawgs.com RICHT-0-PHILES. You have no EXPECTATIONS. Take 2012 for example, we play at most 1 team all of 2012 who ends up in the AP Poll Top 25, one team who makes it, at the most. And, you run in here and talk about going 11-1 vs that Motley Crew of Opponents ? What, do you expect to lose to South Carolina for the 3rd straight year ? Back into The SEC East again ? I see no one saying we beat, but just play Arkansas or Alabama you posted tonight; satisfied again, are you that we lose 10-42 again ? At 7-4 in Bowl Games, we are seriously going downhill in bowl record, and still in all 11 years, have yet to beat 1 single team making any top 10 in our bowl games. Presumably that too is ok that we lose our bowl game again what the Outback bowl, Shreveport ?

The Factor

April 3rd, 2012
11:28 pm

@A Father
I am glad we hold our players to a higher standard than most, basically, than “all”. Nevertheless, some of our players, not all, are doing the same thing as Bama players, LSU players, etc, etc, smoking dope regularly. Now if that is a fact you cannot grasp then you should stop reading now. Those other programs understand there is no way to take it out of their programs no matter how hard you try. Albeit, I wish we were all playing on the same field, but we are not and the cost is great. You can’t have 6 suspensions of starters, you would not have elsewhere, and expect to compete.

You are a 1 Legged Man In A Backside Kicking Contest

April 4th, 2012
12:14 am

You are a 1 Legged Man In A Backside Kicking Contest

You are a 1 Legged Man In A Backside Kicking Contest

April 4th, 2012
12:22 am

Of the 34 scholarships Mark Richt signed here, only the most recent Drug Testing caught 5. Of the 5, we know the names of only 2 counted in the 34. But, that is your excuse to pick on Alabama’s Nick Saban and the Alabama Finest ? At Alabama 15 % of the games are missed after a second failed drug test, the player is suspended for a year following a third, and is dismissed from the team following a fourth.

Branden Smith used Vance Cuff’s Driver’s License to buy 6 of Mark Richt’s scholarship recruits alcohol so they could drive around Athens in a 5-ton truck and get drunk. All 6 were arrested, except for Branden Smith, who duped Dontavius Jackson into driving the weapon. Now, he has a possession charge in Alabama. That’s 2. At Alabama, he would be suspended for Mizzou. And, he would be suspended for a whole entire year at Alabama for his next arrest or failed drug test. After that gone from the program. Just last week, Carlton Thomas had suffered through 3 separate SUSPENSIONS in just 2011 season, alone. Then, we ran this drug test after Spring Break and then Carlton Thomas announces he is leaving. You tell me. At Alabama, Carlton Thomas would have already been suspended for the whole entire 2012 season – that’s just for 2011 offenses, alone. If he is one of the yet 3 un-named of the 5 failed drug tests after Spring Break, he would be kicked out of NCAA Football at Alabama, forever, no recourse. Here, we brag that we have so many great RB 2012, that Carlton Thomas, poor little thing, couldn’t even get on the field. Yeah, he could. Mark Richt is too lax. Far tougher at Alabama than at UGA under Mark Richt.

Smokescreen to discuss 1st offense and how unfair it is 34 players given scholarships by Mark Richt brought us all this BAD PRESS and now none of the 34 play against Mizzou.

Drugs are a dead end. 10 minutes after spending $ 150 on drugs, you want more. And, we have DISNEYdawgs.com RICHT-0-PHILES in here saying drugs are ok, everyone does them, no big deal, legalize them, doesn’t hurt learning new material, doesn’t hurt motivation, and oh by the way even telling us that we could pay off the national debt in 5,500 generations with the profits the govt would get from legalizing drugs.

Excuse me.

Carlton Thomas would have been already suspended from 2012 season at Alabama.

Branden Smith would miss Mizzou at Alabama already.

If it is ok to do drugs, why does every college say that if their players do them, they will not be allowed to play ?

west ga dawg

April 4th, 2012
3:04 am

Get rid of richt, get rid of richt! I’m sick of it WHO WOULD YOU GET AS A COACH LAME KIFFIN PETE CARROLL PAUL JOHNSON before you get rid of someone look at his whole body of work.The only team he has a losing record to is florida this decade.This university dosn’t have any mojor ncaa violations that has to be worth something right? Some of you cant watch your on kids let alone over 100. If kids want to tranfer for what ever reason that is there god given right to do so. So stop crying you whimps and get behine the team or get off the bus completly

Old Dawg

April 4th, 2012
6:29 am

“get behine the team or get off the bus completly”

We ARE behind the team, just not behind the coach. Our team would be so much better under another coach.

Old Dawg

April 4th, 2012
6:31 am

You ask what other coach we could get…

Reminds me of the movie “Paint Your Wagon” where the mormon guy’s second wife asks him to sell her. He replies ” But Elizabeth, you don’t know what you will get”. Her reply, ” yeah, but I know what I have had”.

Old Dawg

April 4th, 2012
6:33 am

Another coach might not be so dead set on playing his favorite QB Aaron Murray over any other prospects, even though AM keeps losing games for us.

Another coach might move Bobo out of Offensive Coordinator and bring in someone better.

richard long

April 4th, 2012
6:44 am

Is Coach Richt going to stop in Savannah, GA this year on his tour if so when

A Father

April 4th, 2012
7:46 am

Branden Smith also failed the drug test prior to the Florida game 2011, this is his 3rd major infraction, 8 other players that failed the drug test before florida game. GA has not been releasing the names of players on first offense drug failures. It has been a pick and choose mess with no true policy being held too. Mark Richt does not even have ” Discipline Himself ” when administering ” Discipline “, it is grey to the players also, another word is ” FAVORTISM “. Not Good

Maybelline la Belle

April 4th, 2012
8:10 am

When Richt’s thugs are arrested, who puts up the bail and pays the fines?

Blue Bayou

April 4th, 2012
8:14 am

UGA should sign Mark Richt to a lifetime contract for $10 million a year. Seriously, it’s the right thing to do.

AltamahaDawg

April 4th, 2012
8:33 am

23 lines to say: “#2″. For the 189th time.

Mobile Dawg

April 4th, 2012
9:28 am

Who would we get to replace Coach Richt? What a lame argument/question. It’s not our job to come up with a coach should UGA decide it’s the right thing to do. That would be what we pay McGarity, and a search committee for.

What I simply can’t comprehend, or understand, is how people can overlook so many obvious shortcomings of Mark Richt. I’ve been a “staunch” supporter and fan for over 40 years, if I’m feeling apathetic about our program the Dawgs have a problem. I don’t have an apathetic bone in my body.

IF 2012 continues like the last few years have, I will get off the bus until Mark Richt is gone. We don’t have to win a championship for me to see improvement. We just have to look like a “championship caliber” team as we go about our business. Richt is out of excuses, has been for this Dawg.

AltamahaDawg

April 4th, 2012
9:40 am

Is it indeed lame. Grown men playing “lets pretend”. Really? It’s March and you guy are talking obout who we would hire if we fired our HC right now. Good lordy. Comic book heros and roleplaying is what this forum has sunk to lately.

Mobile Dawg

April 4th, 2012
9:43 am

Uhh, Altamaha, it’s April. Will be September before we know it. Reckon we will have enough players left to field a team by then?

LakeDawg

April 4th, 2012
9:50 am

Wet Willie…keep on smiling @ April 3rd, 2012 11:37 am

You are SPOT ON.

harold

April 4th, 2012
9:53 am

READ HAROLD’S POST ON 4-3 @ 10:57 AM. GLAD UGA IS HAPPY WITH “AN ABOVE AVERAGE” NON CHAMPIONSHIP COACH!

Wet Willie...keep on smiling

April 4th, 2012
10:05 am

Not a good day for Preacher Richt on this blog. The only thing that really matters is why those folks in the AD office think about the situation and they’re not doing much talking. I must admit that I come and defend Bama over all the hate Nick Saban stuff that some of the good folks here blast at our program but you would have to be in denial not to worry about why so many kids get into this and that at UGA. MY take is some folks in the recruiting and coaching side isn’t doing their homework on players and FAMILY before NSD. JMO but if your pitch is to the kizz the azz of these kids to get them to sign then expect the azz kizzing to continue when they come and in the end you will lose one way or the other. You’re better to run them off at camps or on visits than have them sign. Street agents,handlers, meddling parents,just plain crooks are rampant in college football recruiting these days so it’s hard to get it right all the time but when you see you got it wrong then get it fixed ASAP before they corrupt others on the team. Alabama was criticised for getting Bill Curry gone even though he had a winning record but the facts were he wasn’t going to take the program any higher no matter how long he stayed! UGA has to ask themselves the same questions about Mark. Bama had a little liberal president at the time they hired Curry (good guy) and had a vision for a sales manager instead of a football coach. That vision didn’t work and both he and Bill were gone. If the ADMIN is happy with the current situation then you’re stuck with what you got for sure. Until those seats are empty on gameday you just might be stuck. It takes a confident AD to step in and remove Richt as Bama did but within 3 years Bama won the 92 NC with a different brand of football than Bill Curry ever coached. JMO but UGA is one great coach away from really being a contender with all the talent between the border.

Lakedawg

April 4th, 2012
10:11 am

Wet willie–@4/3/12 11.37 am–Son keep on wetting on rand a farter///same poster and the other dipstick that keeps copy and pasting those long lists of crap===True Dawg fans dont give a crap about your never ending drivil.

Surprised bill allows some of the repeated crap, sort of let his articles get away from the purpose. Trolls, trolls, trolls.

Coach Richt will have the best 5 years of his tenure at Ga the net 5 years. Will be a lot of fun with some of these Dawg obsessed trolls coming up.

Atlanta87

April 4th, 2012
10:16 am

Do I need to repost my post about Richt and what he’s thinking in his picture above again? If so, just let me know. Good luck this year! :)

Lakedawg

April 4th, 2012
10:17 am

@wet in his pants wiliie/ a farter——Would like to see if you guys/girls or man enough to confront Coach on his his tour of 12 Dawgg meetings throughout the state.

Big mouths sitting behind a keyboard, but bet not so big face to face with a real man.

AltamahaDawg

April 4th, 2012
10:30 am

Well, you know. I’m in the Eastern time zone here. So, yea.

I’m hoping we can hang on to a few. I’m afraid we still have some suspensions pending, so hang on for more outrage. Obviously we didn’t need those nuckleheads DB sitting but I don’t think that was going to be the position that was going to make or break this season.That’s not good news for the kick coverage teams though. Thats where the number catch up. Fortunetely, they do come back, unlike injured players.

We have to run the ball better. Period. If we can’t, all the safeties in the world aren’t going to take them from 10 wins to 12, or 13.

I’m 100% on board with your perspective on ’show me. Not maybe your entire analysis, or expectations, but obviously we as fan have ZERO option but to see how this seasons turns out. Pretend as some may, that they do. How these grown men believe that the constant whining, and negative comments, one after another,never one thing good, is actual accomplishing anything, is just beyond my comprehension. Frankly I think they forgot what the point was in the first place. We don’t follow sports to make ourselves miserable. Well, most don’t. And the get rid of Richt talk, right now, on what planet does that pass for reality?

AltamahaDawg

April 4th, 2012
10:37 am

Lakedawg, nobody is going to confront anybody at a fan rally.Obviously, that’s inapropriate, irrespective of opinion. But how about a letter, email, phone call to the administration? You know, something remotely clasified as an action? Nope, better to talk a big game, then buy the ticket, sit down, shut up, do as they’re told. That’s what they will do….then blame the rest of us as “ther real problem” becasue we aren’t blogwhining enough.

DawginLex

April 4th, 2012
10:40 am

Stephen A.Dogg : How long must the B.S. roll on at UGA ?

April 3rd, 2012
10:24 pm
@ A. Father: I agree with your statements 1000% !

When will you delusional so-called UGA fans like DawginLex, Brainiac Richtfan for life, and KingDaddy wake up and stop overdosing on kool-aid ? Once and for all Richt is in control of the Georgia offense. Bobo follows Richt’s marching orders and is in charge of Richt’s ACC/FSU offense of the 90s, which is predicated on making an overachiever like Casey Weldon a Heisman Trophy runner-up by utilizing the talent of the playmakers around the football. Florida product, Aaron Murray is perfect for Richt’s offensive system as he is the consumate over-achiever who tries hard, but is asked to do too much while the O-line flounders and the running game collapses. Then Murray turns the ball over, then game over. FSU was never known for establishing the run under Richt, due to poor O-line play and they didn’t have to because they had more talent than anyone else in the very weak ACC of the 90s. FSU fans chronically complained about weak offensive line play and no true running game by Richt’s offenses. In the late 90s FSU lost two out three national championship games due to the weakness of Richt’s offenses. Seminole fans where glad to see Richt leave for Georgia in 2000 after the 13-2 BCS National Championship game to OKlahoma. Richt inherited Donnan’s boys and hasn’t won the SEC since the last of them left in 2005. Richt loves his players so he says, but that’s not going to help his favorite player QB, Aaron Murray win a big game against a ranked opponent for once. It is getting old and it’s time for a change! 12 years is long enough, especially since real UGA fans had to wait 20 years before that before Richt brought in his patented brand of false hope in. I ask the delusional fans how much longer should mediocre Georgia continue to keep holding on to Richt ? I personally believe Steve Spurrier at SCarolina will win another national title before Richt can get his first at Georgia. How much longer should washed up Richt be allowed to continue to drive Ga. football in the ground ?

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you are the dimmest light in the bunch stephen

FSU was glad to get rid of Richt?

Yeah, that’s why the program tanked into the toilet right after he left.

I support richt because he is our coach but I don’t “drink kool aid” as you idiots always say.

I have complained about several things but I don’t get on here every day and complain about things I have ZERO control over.

and I don’t share the opinions of several people.

Last time I checked, I have a right to my opinion.

If you don’t like it, don’t read it.

I could care less what you think is right, wrong or whatever regarding me. You don’t know me.

The best suggestion I could make for you is to scroll past my comments and stay safe and secure in TROLLVILLE

Rainbow Tide Pride

April 4th, 2012
10:48 am

UGA will win the EAST this season and play LSU or ARKY for the SECC. UGA will win that game this season.

As for Mizzou they will wish they had never enter the SEC.

Bama will lose 4 this season.

AltamahaDawg

April 4th, 2012
10:55 am

Now, how can Alabama lose football games? Come on.

Mobile Dawg

April 4th, 2012
11:10 am

I’m betting entire “Kool Aid” portfolio on Rainbow Man….

GTBob

April 4th, 2012
11:22 am

Yeah, that’s why the program tanked into the toilet right after he left.

They won the conference and went to BCS games 3 of the next 5 years. Don’t UGA and GT fans wish they could tank to that level?

AltamahaDawg

April 4th, 2012
11:36 am

What the hell is a Meebo Bar?

[...] if not higher, for Richt this season than when his job was believed to be on the line,” Bill King of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution wrote. “…winning the SEC East a second year only to lose again to the West team in the Dome [...]

delusional uga-holic sponsor

April 4th, 2012
11:46 am

if it wasn’t for the so called “trolls”, these blogs would have to have warnings for diabetics to closely monitor their blood sugar due to all the sugary posts by uga-holics……………you don’t have to agree with anyone’s opinion…………..but you shouldn’t want to ban them because they don’t see uga in the same light as you………….you uga-holics are like the whiney kid in the back seat on a long trip…………..shut up already……………or daddy’s gonna pull over………….

mcdaviddawg

April 4th, 2012
11:46 am

I look for the season to go down hill fast with a bad loss at MIssouri, Richt won’t be prepared as usual, especially considering that he’ll likely be ranked before the game. The man does no planning.. the we’re Georgia and we do our thing just hasn’t worked.

typical uga-holic

April 4th, 2012
11:51 am

mcdaviddawg should be banned immediately………..coach richt is the greatest coach in the nation………thats crazy talk mcdaviddawg, just crazy talk……..

typical uga-holic

April 4th, 2012
11:53 am

i don’t see us losing another game until we maybe 2017, if then………..shoot, we got the dream team, the ring team, next will be the super team featuring the mega team………..go dawgs………….

typical uga-holic

April 4th, 2012
11:55 am

i heard murray hasn’t thrown an incompletion at all this spring……………best qb in history of sec, by far………..neither of the manning brothers could beat him out, thats for sure………….

delusional uga-holic sponsor

April 4th, 2012
12:01 pm

see how crazy those posts were??……….well, to the so called “trolls” they were crazy…………to the uga-holics they made perfect sense…………remember this …TROLLS HAVE ROLES………..they are the soap that washes the sticky sweetness off of kool-ade drinking uga-holics………..bye bye……..

west ga dawg

April 4th, 2012
12:07 pm

OK IF ALL OF YOU RICHT HATERS FEEL THAT WAY THEN STOP GIVEN MONEY TO THE SCHOOL, STOP BLOGGING ABOUT THE DAWGS, DONT WATCH THEM ON T.V DONT GOING TO THE GAME DONT CHEER FOR THEM AT ALL PICK ANOTHER TEAM TO GO FOR YOU FAIR WEATHER FANS. IF YOU ARE GIVING MONEY TO A PROGRAM THAT YOU CANT STAND THE COACH YOU HAVE A BIGGER ISSUE THAN RICHT. GO CHEER FOR FLORIDA YOU TRAITORS. YES I SAID TRAITORS IF YOU DONT LIKE RICHT THEN YOU DONT LIKE THEN YOU DONT LIKE GEORGIA. GO DAWGS!