Fan talk: Coaching changes, special teams, quarterback leadership, basketball Dawgs and more!

Secondary coach Scott Lakatos' departure appears to be of his own doing. (University of Georgia)

Secondary coach Scott Lakatos' departure appears to be of his own doing. (University of Georgia)

Let’s get straight to some Junkyard Mail. …

Terry D. writes: Bill, I couldn’t help but notice Scott Lakatos, who oversaw our miserable secondary, announced his departure from the UGA staff the very same day Greg McGarity was having his annual sit-down/evaluation with Mark Richt. I know Richt previously had said he didn’t anticipate any staff changes — continuity rules! — but the timing here is awfully curious. What do you think, coincidence, or did Greg put pressure on the head coach to make a change?

Coincidence, I think. Yes, the secondary was the most disappointing area of this year’s team and it’s true that Georgia’s defensive backs showed little progress over the course of 13 games, at least a portion of which could be laid pretty fairly at Lakatos’ feet. But McGarity made it clear this week in his interview with the AJC’s Chip Towers that he doesn’t get into the hiring and firing of assistant coaches, so I think it’s highly unlikely the athletic director played any role in Lakatos’ departure. Plus, there had been rumors for quite a while about some sort of issue that the secondary coach was dealing with, which would jibe with his announcement he was resigning for “personal” reasons. In an interview this week, one of Georgia’s defensive back recruits, Shattle Fenteng, told the AJC’s Michael Carvell that defensive coordinator Todd Grantham said Lakatos had “some family issues he needed to take care of.” Whatever the reason, it does give Richt a chance to put someone with a fresh point of view in charge of the struggling unit. Which leads to our next letter …

Bob writes: What do you think about replacing Lakatos? How about a guy like Ron Zook in a dual role as DB and special teams coach? … Though Zook’s tenure as a head coach might not be stellar, I think a guy of his experience and profile could be a big plus.

Secondary coach would be quite a comedown for a former head coach and defensive coordinator, but, last I heard, Zook was working for a bank in Florida, so I guess he might consider such a move if he wanted to get back into college football that badly. But I think he’d be a longshot. The names that almost immediately started circulating include former Texas defensive coordinator Manny Diaz, who is no longer the hot commodity he once was when he was considered a potential candidate for the defensive coordinator’s job ultimately filled by Grantham, and Duane Akina, who coached defensive backs for Texas and might be a more likely consideration. But considering Grantham’s pro ball background, some sort of NFL defensive assistant might be a more likely prospect. That’s where Grantham found inside linebackers coach Kirk Olivadotti. Along those lines, Shattle Fenteng told Michael Carvell that “Coach Grantham said he is going to try to hire someone within the next week. He’s waiting for some NFL guys to call him back. He said he wants to get a good coach so he can develop me to go to the NFL.” Another possibility to consider is that Richt might decide to go for a defensive backs coach who also has special teams coaching experience, allowing him to address another nagging and very serious problem with his team. Or he might use this staff opening to reshuffle some responsibilities among current assistants to focus more on special teams. I’ve got my fingers crossed!

Speaking of special teams play, Pete Talmadge writes: Remember, Richt’s background was FSU under Bowden, who, for years, refused to give a scholly to a kicker. Only after “wide left, wide right” did he do so. How many guys did we send back to field punts? I lost track, but [Richt] decided on [Reggie] Davis for the Gator Bowl, a young, fast but untested “hands” guy who wasn’t going anywhere in the mud in Jacksonville. Predictably, he fumbled once, but then they sent him back another time as well? Fortunately, he ran away from the punt the second time, which is about as good as we can do. When you see teams execute some tricky special teams plays, you shake your head and realize that UGA could NEVER do anything like this. We can’t even find a guy that can catch punts. Pitiful.

Greg McGarity said it's Mark Richt's job to fix defensive and special teams problems. (University of Georgia)

Greg McGarity said it's Mark Richt's job to fix defensive and special teams problems. (University of Georgia)

Pete, I do take a small measure of hope from another comment McGarity made in his AJC interview, when he addressed this season’s breakdowns in defense and special teams play. “Everyone knows where are shortcomings are. It’s pretty obvious to everyone. There’s no sugar-coating that. We do have a lot of deficiencies. Those are the things … that are going to be addressed. As head football coach, it’s [Richt's] job to address those and learn from those and move forward. … But right now our special teams are a deficiency; they need to be a plus. It’s a three-headed monster — offense, defense, special teams. Right now we’re not special. It’s up to Mark to fix it.” Let’s hope that point was made strongly with the head coach this week.

Joe Burger writes: Hey Bill, My question looks ahead to 2014. In addition to the pure playmaking and talent we lose with Aaron Murray, his leadership void is what concerns me most. Murray (arguably) singlehandedly won us several games with his toughness and will (UT, LSU). However, with him departed, who steps in to fill the void (be it coach or player)? With huge question marks about the defensive secondary, the O line play, special teams ineffectiveness, UGA really needs someone to step up and lead this team. Without a true leader for this upcoming season, I feel another season of 5 to 7 losses is what we are headed for (but I sure do hope I’m wrong!) …

Well, my first choice, naturally, would be Hutson Mason. It’s always a strength for a team when the quarterback is a team leader, and while Mason might be new to the starter’s job, he’ll be a five-year senior and he’s shown in the past that he’s not shy about stating his preferences and exhorting his teammates. The only thing that gives me pause with Mason was his hesitancy and trust issues with his line and receivers in the Gator Bowl, but that hopefully won’t carry over into the new season. The Mason who led Georgia to a comeback win over Tech would do a pretty good job of stepping into Murray’s shoes as a leader. Elsewhere, some of the other rising seniors, like center David Andrews on offense and defensive end Ray Drew and linebackers Ramik Wilson and Amarlo Herrera on defense, seem likely to step up as team leaders. There’s no doubt Murray’s leadership will be missed, but I feel pretty good about that aspect of the 2014 team.

Roswell Dawg writes: Bill, Many folks in the Bulldawg nation, including me, are fed up with the mediocrity that our program has fallen into.  Very few are optimistic about next season since our leader thinks continuity after an 8-5 season is a good thing. It’s hard for us to overlook long-term problems like absolutely no attention to special teams, horrific secondary play, little if any in-game adjustments, lack of attention to recruiting and coaching offensive lineman, and lack of preparation, motivation, and discipline on and off the field. What do you think it’s going to take to turn this around? Many of us think it will take a change at the top, maybe all the way to the AD. Lakatos’ resignation gives some hope that we’ll go after the best DB coach in the country and perhaps also a special teams leader, but we’re not holding our breaths.

I’ll admit some of the nagging problems plaguing Richt’s program concern me, but keep in mind that the 2013 team had to overcome a horrendous rash of injuries to key playmakers. And the team, especially the offense, will be loaded again with superlative talent in 2014. Yes, I think special teams and secondary play need some drastic action, and I’m tired of spotty offensive line play, but I don’t think complaints about the overall level of recruiting and discipline are valid. You have to remember that most of the disciplinary problems that have cropped up for the Bulldogs have been for things that get passed over with a blind eye in many other programs. Calls for changes at the top are not warranted at this point, in my opinion.

Putting a more positive spin on things, Jim P. writes: All of the criticism is legitimate, but that doesn’t necessarily mean a precursor to 2014. Let the Dawgs get healthy this offseason and see what happens. I’m sure a lot of coaches and players are staring in the mirror this offseason, with a strong will to improve. I just think we all need to chill out and not let our emotions get the best of us. We’re all feeling down right now. But we’re The Bulldog Nation! We will bounce back up!!

Thanks, Jim. We needed that.

Patrick writes: With Faton Bauta being a large running backup quarterback, do you see UGA bringing him in to run in short yardage situations, similar to a “Wildcat” formation? Also, do you think coach Mark Richt will go back to the backup having a guaranteed drive or 2 per game?

To answer your second question first, no. Aside from the David Greene-D.J. Shockley era, Richt has shown little indication to rotate his quarterbacks, preferring to stick with his starter. As for Bauta coming in for the occasional running play, we did see that briefly in the Gator Bowl and we’ll probably see it again, but it’s not something that Mike Bobo has had a lot of success with in the past. Actually, what might be fun would be to send in Bauta for what looks like a running play and then have him heave it downfield. Reportedly, he has a pretty strong arm and his passing game has improved tremendously, which is why he’s worked his way up the depth chart.

Mark Fox was understandably emotional after his team's win over Missouri. (Associated Press)

Mark Fox was understandably emotional after his team's win over Missouri. (Associated Press)

Jerry Phillips writes: Bill, I know you write mostly about football, but I’m wondering what your thoughts are about Mark Fox and the Bulldogs basketball team this season. The nonconference portion of the season was pretty underwhelming and I’m not real optimistic about how this no-star team will do in conference play. How about you?

I don’t get to attend many Georgia basketball games because of my work schedule, but my wife and I did make it to a couple of games at the Steg in December — both enjoyable wins over negligible opposition, one a last-second squeaker over Western Carolina. I didn’t leave overly impressed with Georgia’s talent level — or very optimistic about their prospects in the SEC this season and Fox’s chances of holding on to his job. Which is a shame, because I think that, in addition to being a nice guy, he’s a fine game coach and does well by his players. Unfortunately, he hasn’t been able to recruit much superior talent to Athens, and that’s a big problem. Of course, you never know how things will turn out. The roundball Dogs opened their conference schedule this week at Missouri, which had the nation’s longest home winning streak. I didn’t get to see the game, but my son watched online and called me with three seconds left to tell me that Georgia was about to knock off Mizzou, and that Fox was really emotional. No wonder; he’d just buried his basketball coach dad and his team had somehow won a shocker no one expected them to take. Whether the win over the Tigers turns out to be an outlier this season or shows what this team really is capable of remains to be seen. Offensively, the Dogs haven’t been that bad, though they lack a sparkplug like Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. Defensively they’ve been spotty. And the foul shooting has been pretty awful; that’s why the Missouri game went into overtime. Maybe the win over Mizzou will give them the confidence to step it up in league play. I think at best, though, Georgia looks to be a midlevel team this season. Whether that would be enough to save Fox’s job, I don’t know.

Go Dogs!

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328 comments Add your comment

whiskeybent

January 11th, 2014
11:22 pm

McGarity a bad hire? Please expand on this comment.

MelissaKnowsMore

January 11th, 2014
11:25 pm

FLO…Offenses are better..HELLO!

candles n cream

January 11th, 2014
11:54 pm

sweet koolaid trolls seeking slumber for tomorrows Richt hating..Rest easy

DawginColorado

January 12th, 2014
1:13 am

Well so much for coherence there guy. I’m not whining, I am not complaining. I’m tell you why McGarity wouldn’t take what any of you knuckleheads say seriously. The fact that you completely missed the point tells the story. If someone doesn’t sign on to your “Fire Mark Richt” mentality then they “drink kool aid”.

You’re wrong in your approach. You are wrong in assuming Coach Richt doesn’t care. And that is an assumption because you don’t think he shows enough emotion. You’re wrong in assuming he is running some elaborate con to keep his job so he can make lots of money just because he hasn’t won enough games in your opinion.

How is that for starters? Now you will bluster and throw out “kool aid” and “homer” a few times and tell me that I am what is wrong with the football program, right?

You just proved my point. You say nothing of substance and then repeat it in another form and think you’ve added to your argument.

Here is a summary of your argument: I want Mark Richt fired because he hasn’t won a National Championship yet and I am certain he will never win one and that scares me to death. I can’t handle disappointment so I want several men with families to lose their jobs because I can’t handle being disappointed.

And there it is…

Bonnie B.

January 12th, 2014
7:51 am

All this talk about a disorganized team that’s mediocre at best and has no relevancy or interest more than a hundred miles from Athens.

Pathetic, really it is.

JB at home

January 12th, 2014
8:27 am

Vandy AD bragging about them beating UGA,Fla and Tenn all in the same year and that they have turned the corner. Please…….. Tenn still in a total rebuild mode. Fla is imploding by the game last year ( see Ga So. loss) and Dawgs eat up with injuries and totally underperformed last year with the usual problems blogged on here by the thousands daily.. Put all three of those programs back to normal and Vandy might not even go to a bowl.

Mosh

January 12th, 2014
8:33 am

Regarding the question on McGarity: I won’t address whether he’s a bad hire, but I’m confused as to why he’s not following his playbook from Florida. Play your conference games because the SEC is difficult to navigate anyway, play your in-state rival and the rest of the schedule are soft tune-ups. Florida always had tune up games to start the year. Knowing that Georgia always has players suspended for the first two games, why would you schedule a gauntlet to begin the year. Yes, much of this may be determined a few years in advance, but the next few years should be designed to work with the team.

JB at home

January 12th, 2014
8:51 am

Agree Mosh…..Dawgs should open with Western Carolina, have a week off, play Troy THEN face SC.
Richt’s teams are slow starters and yes, the suspended players could serve their off time on those games. It is what it is. Dawgs need the help due to the MO of their head coach and his limitations to prepare the team.

Mosh

January 12th, 2014
9:06 am

Slow starters and a notoriously soft, unprepared program….not a good formula to be an elite program. Fans with blinders on want to pretend that Georgia is an elite program and always point to Richt’s bloated record. They remind me of Iowa. Good program, never really great. They make a New Years bowl and that’s good enough to keep Ferentz around. Although, he seems to be touted as an NFL possibility, which is certainly not the case for Richt. When Richt finally gets tossed, he’ll have trouble even finding a coordinator job. His offensive playbook is far from innovative.

Bulldawg35

January 12th, 2014
9:18 am

Dawg nole

I’m not going anywhere slick! You’re a loser simply because you pull for two teams! The only thing you bring to the table is your spelling corrections! Haha! Do you still believe next years game against SC is in Athens? Lmao!

Bulldawg35

January 12th, 2014
9:30 am

I don’t why Mcgarity schedule’s these tough out of conference games! We were losing them even before he got here. Mcgarity should of seen that.

The recruiting of 2011

January 12th, 2014
9:34 am

UGA experienced a very small class of recruits just two or three years ago. Additionally, the celebrated DREAM TEAM class in on the field RESULTS and Qty is a bust. These two classes should be the heart and soul of the team right now with many starters and quality back ups. This fact will be the key cause of more UGA mediocrity. WHY does UGA award scholarships to SO MANY walk on’s? This is why.

String the facts together for UGA and you can understand why the program is sputtering.
UGA coaches as recruiters, beyond Bobo are horrible. Just horrible, especially on the O Line and LBs and D Backs.

DawgNole

January 12th, 2014
9:40 am

JB, Mosh, your descriptions are pretty accurate. Hate to see us playing OOC softies though. It’s basically buying Ws–and doesn’t help the team at all when the schedule toughens up with conference opponents. Fans hate it, there’s no or limited TV coverage, empty seats, loss of respect, boring games, strength of schedule suffers, blah blah blah. Compare the excitement and tension leading up to last season’s Clemson game with the pregame mood when we played Buffalo, Coastal Carolina, New Mexico St, Louisiana-Lafayette, Idaho St, Tennessee Tech, App St, North Texas, Central Carolina, Western Mich, Troy, Western Carolina, UAB, Fla Atlantic, Ga Southern, blah blah blah. There is NO comparison.

If you win, it’s “So what; look who you beat,” and if you lose, you NEVER live it down (i.e., App St-Mich, Ga Southern-fla, etc.). AND you’re paying a million bucks for that marshmallow to come to town and bend over.

Yeah, “everybody else does it,” but that doesn’t make it right. My hope is that the SEC goes to nine games; that automatically adds drama, meaning, and excitement to one more game while eliminating a cupcake. Also, with the new playoff format and its increasing emphasis on SoS, at least some of these lousy match-ups should fade with time.

Bulldawg35

January 12th, 2014
9:45 am

Nole..

I hate playing cupcakes as well. But we always lose the the mid level OOC teams! Remember Colorado….Boise st and Clemson?

DawgByte

January 12th, 2014
9:48 am

Bill –

There’s no coincidence regarding the timing of McGarity’s meeting with Richt and Lakatos’ departure. I can’t say how I know this, what I can say is – expect more under performing coaches to exit sooner rather than later.

Macclenny_dawg

January 12th, 2014
9:55 am

Dawgbyte I sure hope you are right.

Mosh

January 12th, 2014
9:55 am

There’s a few of you that want to play the high and mighty fan that knows better than all of us, pointing out the error of our ways for being a bit brutal on Richt and whatever else. First off, when you assume a high profile role in life (along with the salary that goes with it), you are subject to the criticism that comes with adverse times, Secondly, it’s not just about a national championship, but it is a point to focus on when your direct peers play for one every year. The SEC has a higher bar than other conferences and the expectations are elevated as such. Lastly, fans get passionate with their posts, even myself to a fault at times. But, without us, there is no program or anything to speak of. Truthfully, I have never seen a program as unlucky as Georgia over the past few years. However, I’ve never seen a program as undisciplined and unprepared as Georgia either. You may not be able to change your luck, but you can instill a different approach to the program. Until that happens, with or without Richt at the helm, you can expect further decline and greater frustration.

DawgNole

January 12th, 2014
10:05 am

I’d forgotten how frustrating it is to post on this “old” blog format. Your posts simply disappear. That never happens on the new formats.

I had a reply for you, 35–a civil one, believe it or not–but poof, it’s gone. So I’ll wait a bit before elaborating.

DawgNole

January 12th, 2014
10:08 am

OK, that one got through. Here’s a significantly abbreviated version of my “lost” one:

NEXT year’s UGA-SC game IS in Athens. THIS year’s is in Columbia.

Bulldawg35

January 12th, 2014
10:35 am

Before the season had started. Clemson hadn’t beaten UGA since 1990! I thought Clemson came out as the hungrier team since they hadn’t beaten us in like 23 years! When will UGA quit letting other teams out work us??

Bulldawg35

January 12th, 2014
10:37 am

UGA acted like they had nothing to prove against Nebraska until it was to late! We didn’t start playing till we were down 24-12! I seen with my own eyes!

Hairy Dawg

January 12th, 2014
10:53 am

Here we go with more the blaming on Coach Richt when the real problems is hiding again. That problem is admin that not supporting Coach Richt with recruiting and roster management aka getting rid of the players that turns out stinkys. No other good SEC team hamstrings coaching like McG and Morehead. This all started with Adams and rules from pointy head teachers and admins at school. But it still happening now with no chagnes.

No matter how goods you recruit some players turns out stinkys in doing things like fumbling punts, flopping on ground for blocks, dropping passes. Some a them that look like star against high schools never raise game to be anything but bum at SEC level. And you got two choices then. Keep on team and play short handed or cuts them loose to free schollie for new player trying to make team and reach SEC performance level. Well the SEC aint no kiddie league for participating and good teams run roster like NFL with getting rid those that cant hack it and play at the level. That how Bammer able reload and why Dawgs season fell apart with injuries. Coach Richt been stuck keeping stinkys on team so we got no depths when it needed most for injuries. That happening cause McG either agrees with pointy head Morehead rules or McG dont got backbone to stand up for Dawgs.

When Dawgs win champs we got stones to roster manage and have practice squad at Hargraves just like NFL. Then when player dont perform he cut and replacement brouhgt in from new schollie recruit or Hargraves. That exactly how Bammer and others that winning big doing it. But no. Dawgs got some bad rules from pointy heads like Adams and Morehead that stop Coach Richt from running team right and for winning by following Book in casting out the stinkys players that not exposing talents on fields. Until we gets back with Dawgs in charge in Athens and nots the pointy heads it playing the game handicapped compared to Saban at Bammer. And that how Dawgs dont gots depth to overcome injuries like this year and it not Coach Richts fault but blame lies squarely on McG and Morehead for roster management and recruiting restrictoins.

GHWB

January 12th, 2014
10:58 am

There are some assistant coaches from UAB looking for jobs.

Mosh

January 12th, 2014
11:07 am

Dawgnote – I’ll leave you to break down Hairy Dawg’s post. That should take a few hours, a dictionary, a thesaurus and a drink lol

maconexpress

January 12th, 2014
11:11 am

@Mosh

January 12th, 2014
9:55 am
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The ball just hasn’t bounced uga’s way. Remember, Fla and lsu were in a funk for many years until Spurrier and Saban came alone. The expectations at those schools went through the roof when those coaches won the national championship within a seven year period. Every coach that replaces those guys(Saban/Spurrier) will be measured by their success.

Coach Vince Dooley on the other hand won his 1st nc within a 17 year period so his successors are being measured by his success at least until someone does it(win a nc) within a lesser time period. Right now there are a percentage of uga fans that are measuring CMR by Saban, Meyer and Mile’s success and that percentage is steady growing.

DawgNole

January 12th, 2014
11:19 am

Bulldawg35
January 12th, 2014
10:35 am
Before the season had started. Clemson hadn’t beaten UGA since 1990! I thought Clemson came out as the hungrier team since they hadn’t beaten us in like 23 years! When will UGA quit letting other teams out work us??
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Since 1990? That’s true, but it’s not like we’ve played them every year. Only 6 times since then. Hopefully we’ll have a little payback for them THIS year in Athens.

DawgNole

January 12th, 2014
11:20 am

Mosh
January 12th, 2014
11:07 am
Dawgnote – I’ll leave you to break down Hairy Dawg’s post. That should take a few hours, a dictionary, a thesaurus and a drink lol
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Aw, man, I was hoping you’d take care of that for me.

Mosh

January 12th, 2014
11:22 am

It’s hard to keep a system in place for a long period of time with all the ebbs and flows of football today. Even teams that reach the ultimate pinnacle go stale after a while. No one takes away what Richt did from ‘02-’07 but ‘08 showed me everything you need to know. That was the beginning of the end. It’s simply a natural process that occurs. In my opinion, that ‘07 was the best in the land but the home loss to SC was crushing and cost them dearly. It’s a shining example of a talented team that came out flat and somehow found a way to lose that game. He missed his windows of opportunity. It’s time to move on.

bulldawg35

January 12th, 2014
11:37 am

nole

i dont think we will beat clemson next season either! they have a better staff than we do.

Dog4Life

January 12th, 2014
12:05 pm

They don’t have Taj boyd or sammy watkins. Those two made Dabo look smart. I think they have more problems than we realize and it will show without those two weapons–suspect D and now an impotent O.

TMC DAWG

January 12th, 2014
12:15 pm

We do not go anywhere with this coaching staff. Same old S_____t every year

bulldawg35

January 12th, 2014
12:33 pm

dog4life

It doesn’t matter who they have. They will still beat us…right along with SC. Tennessee….Missouri and Auburn…yep i think we will finish 7-5.

JB at home

January 12th, 2014
12:37 pm

3 pretty sure losses next year…..Clemson, SC, AU
3 possible losses. Tenn, Mizzou, Fla
1 possible upset. Vandy
Because of Staff, who knows games…..Arkansas & Tech
FIRE MARK RICHT !

JB at home

January 12th, 2014
12:45 pm

Why the Clem,Sc, AU losses……all three of those teams have physical lines on both sides of the ball.
With 17-18 starters coming back, Richt will be tested. He also has about 20 new faces he redshirted last year out of that big class. Interesting to see if any ” Stars” emerge.

bulldawg35

January 12th, 2014
12:52 pm

uga has become an mediocre football team that plays with no motivation and without passion or killer instinct…pretty much a flat football team right now. Nothing is going to change that till we fire CMR!!

fish dawg

January 12th, 2014
12:53 pm

Our expectations for our football program is only a little higer than our basketball program.

bulldawg35

January 12th, 2014
1:30 pm

We wont win a championship mostly because we have to many kool aid fans who still sending in the donations! demand better!

fish dawg

January 12th, 2014
1:38 pm

CMR is a good man and his winning percentage, is good and there is no one out there thats better,

Mosh

January 12th, 2014
1:54 pm

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
That about sums it up. Defeatist mentality. Settle for less. Can’t do much better. Perfect formula to remain middle of the pack.

bulldawg35

January 12th, 2014
2:00 pm

You have too be tough as nails to win road games in the sec!!!! to bad we are a bunch of softies under. i recall in richt’s early tenure that we would thrive on winning road games. whatever happened to that coach??

Joey

January 12th, 2014
2:14 pm

Richt will never leave UGA – until he, himself, decides to retire.

For gosh sake, we couldn’t even wait til after the bowl game to extend his contract after a 10-4 season, after 2 blowout losses in the Ga Dome.

This ain’t Texas, or Bama. Championships are only talked about at UGA in terms of bonuses in the contract, not as reasons for dismissal. 8-10 wins make the UGAAD happy as pigs in slop.

Go Dawgs!

bulldawg35

January 12th, 2014
2:15 pm

If you miss spell words…that causes nole dog to have nervous break down! lol
if you want richt fired that causes gut rake a nervous break down!

I love it! LMAO!

GeorgiaDawgs14

January 12th, 2014
2:28 pm

#2 Georgia vs (7-6) South Carolina 2008

http://youtube.com/watch?v=od0NmXhseGw

DawgNole

January 12th, 2014
2:42 pm

bulldawg35
January 12th, 2014
11:37 am
nole
i dont think we will beat clemson next season either! they have a better staff than we do.
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Home opener, big loud crowd, half a summer of hype/buildup, they lose at least two stars. I think we win it. Hell, we almost beat them up there. Now, SC and Mizzou on the road, that may be a different story.

DawgNole

January 12th, 2014
2:43 pm

bulldawg35
January 12th, 2014
2:15 pm
If you miss spell words…that causes nole dog to have nervous break down! lol
if you want richt fired that causes gut rake a nervous break down!
I love it! LMAO!
_________________________

No respect around here–no respect at all.

Mosh

January 12th, 2014
2:46 pm

This pretty much represents the beginning of the end of the Richt era.

http://youtu.be/beP_3gGJ5So

legionaire

January 12th, 2014
2:55 pm

2014 will have the same problems the 2013 year did led by a QB who has had few reps and is basically learning on the job. Until Richt gets a decent D coordinator the 8-4 or worse season will be the norm.

dawgfan

January 12th, 2014
3:32 pm

Wrong DawginColorodo. Wrong. I want him to be fired because he’s a joke head coach in over his head in today’s SEC. The lack of a national championship is only evidence of my argument, not the argument itself.

This is a business. You Kool Aiders are beyond clueless and pathetic when you talk about “several men with families losing their jobs.” I don’t know what cave you live in but people lose their jobs all the time, especially people getting paid 6 and 7 figures to coach a freaking game. If they don’t like this business they are more than welcome to leave it. Nobody is making them coach football for a living.

Comments like that are what makes me think you Kool Aiders put the coaches above the program.

Dog4Life

January 12th, 2014
4:20 pm

Dawg-byte, it does not matter how many assistants are let-go; it remains and always resides with the DC and his inability to scheme and call a good scheme. The man is a bum and has never won, regardless where he has been. Now, with that said, if he dumbs down the schemes and allows our athleticism take over and react as they have been doing since Pop Warner, we may be better on the D side of the ball. Remember Wiggins at Vandy. The D call got in late as everyone was till looking at the side line when the play began–Wiggins just reacted as he has always done and intercepted the ball. let them play. Successful coaches scheme to their athleticism and abilities not to their determination to make their specific system work. Saban has a philosophy of winning, but as bear Bryant schemes are changed according to capabilities and athlecticism. Grantham is determined everuone play his scheme and be damned if you can’t–no wonder he is such a loser.

Macclenny_dawg

January 12th, 2014
4:50 pm

Grantham gone to Louisville. Good riddance!!! Per espn