I don’t think I can ever recall an opening month like the “ridiculous September” (as CBS’ Tracy Wolfson put it) that Mark Richt’s Georgia Bulldogs just experienced.
But, let’s face it, after getting themselves pumped up to play three Top 10 teams, what might be an even bigger challenge faces the No. 6-ranked Dawgs: keeping their eye on the prize as they’re favored to win the rest of their regular season games.
Aaron Murray is hoping the lessons learned in September will be applied the rest of the way. “It’s been a brutal first month,” he told ESPN Saturday night. “I think we’ve grown up a lot. I think we’ve proved to the nation that Georgia’s for real.”
But, he said with the next breath, there’s still a long way to go and a lot of games to play. “We’ve got to keep getting better,” he said, and “stay hungry.”
So far in the 2013 season, Richt has done one of his best coaching jobs in