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

Flo- Ri- Duh

January 11th, 2014
11:44 am

Flo- Ri- Duh

January 11th, 2014
11:48 am

That’s what I got out of McGarity to Bill…. the new DB coach will likely come from the pros. No expecting a big name splash there due to Grantham being in the last year of his contract and it has not been extended, Any new DB coach could be in for a one year job.

Flo- Ri- Duh

January 11th, 2014
11:52 am

There has been no great defense in the SEC this year – even Bama gave up an average of 40 points a game in their past two games. There have been several reat “O”’s in the SEC this year and that will revert back to the norm in 2014 as Murray, McCarron, Shaw and many other QB’s are graduating. Bama even hired Lame Kitten as their next OC…. a desperation move?

Macclenny_dawg

January 11th, 2014
11:53 am

We can only hope that we could hire someone good to coach our defensive backs. Actually I prefer we fire Grantham and bring in Zook to coach the defense. Zook was a great recruiter and former nfl defensive coordinator. Wow the possibilities. We can dream can’t we. If that is the only coaching change I expect more of the same. Can’t blame injuries because they will happen again this year. Injuries is just part of the game.

Flo- Ri- Duh

January 11th, 2014
11:54 am

Three comments on here already and no TROLLS? Oh wait – four three two one let the TROLLS begin.

John Galt

January 11th, 2014
12:01 pm

Flo- Ri- Duh – that all you got?

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
12:08 pm

I’m sold on Chris Wilson….we finished 6 th in rush defense! That’s not much better than last year! As a matter of fact I’m not sold on anybody on the whole staff except bobo!

Moist Dawg

January 11th, 2014
12:12 pm

we should get michigan states dc narduzzi or mabey even wade phillips to come in to take lakatos job. my sources tell me narduzzi could some here and then if grantham cant get the job done narduzzi or phillips can take over.
as far as basketball goes we need to get the cheapskates that hold the checkbook to build a new basketball place. stegman is a dump and if we are gonna win national championships in hoops we need new facilitys that a national champ would have

2014?

January 11th, 2014
12:14 pm

Only an unemployed ball coach would take the B back coaching job at Georgia. He would also have to be a gambler. 2014 will be the end for all of the football staff, UNLESS they vastly improve, like 10-2.

Alumni and contributors have seen enough of the 7-5/8-5 stuff. No SEC CROWN in several years. UGA ought to win that once, every three, four, five years and go to the SEC more often.

UGA alumnus, class of 71 and 73

John Galt

January 11th, 2014
12:22 pm

2014? – Plenty of unemployed assistant coaches right now with all of the HC firings.
And, UGA went to the SEC CG two out of the last three years. But I do agree, no defensive improvements and heads are likely to roll on that side of the ball.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
12:24 pm

Richt not having a punt returner ready for the season is just all part of the cutting edge 101! Haha!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
12:27 pm

I can’t believe that guy wants Ron Zook! Well he did beat Richt 2 times so their ya go!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
12:30 pm

Moist

So you really think the Michigan state DC would take a demotion to come here?? LMAO! You kool aiders have lost your minds!

dawgfan

January 11th, 2014
12:47 pm

It’s funny that when things were going well early in Richt’s tenure we hardly ever even talked about the assistants. Now we’re on year 8 without a championship and all anyone wants to talk about is the assistants.

Richt gets all the credit for the good but doesn’t take much blame for the bad. That’s what it certainly seems like to me.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
12:48 pm

Watch shattle Fenteng switch too ole Miss! Sad but true!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
12:56 pm

Richt is not going to take the blame for anything….remember what he said at the Macon td club…I know what the hell I’m doing! Richt’s stubbornness will ultimately do him in!

dawgfan

January 11th, 2014
1:05 pm

I forgot about that little outburst. I have no doubt that he knows what he’s doing. I think he knows exactly what he’s doing. He’s doing just enough work to keep his job and dupe these Kool Aiders into their endless optimism about “next year.”

Richt is no dummy folks.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
1:14 pm

Dawg fan

I agree…..Richt will keep he kool aiders excited! If Richt told them UGA would win the mnc next season those kool aiders would throw a party! Wake up people Richt isn’t going to take us any where!

dawgfan

January 11th, 2014
1:20 pm

He would never say that. Gotta keep those expectations in check. You don’t want people expecting results and holding you accountable.

It’s gotten him far.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
1:24 pm

Richt will go down as just another disappointing coach in UGA history. Richt is just a few bad seasons away from becoming ray goff! Truly sad because Richt had a promising career in the beginning of his era!

7576DAWG

January 11th, 2014
1:29 pm

I think that the reason our Secondary looked just as lost in our first game as our 13TH was because Lakatos has not been available to straighten out the issues he is having with his players. I think that Richt was too patient with Lakatos and we lost at least 4 games because nobody other than an assistant was Coaching the Secondary. I think that Richt gave him until the end of the season to have everything squared away and when they weren’t put pressure on Lakatos to do what he was hired to do or leave and he chose too leave.
It really doesn’t matter what Lakatos’s problem was because it isn’t any of our business but it is Georgia’s business when it loses us games and when other Coaches are doing all the Recruiting for the Secondary but too bad for Lakatos that he couldn’t get this resolved because he just threw away a great opportunity to be a major contributor to one of the best College programs in the nation. Trying not to sound insensitive but he is nearly 50 years old and coaches who make it to this level should have the maturity , incite and family support before they make the move. When personal issues come up in ones life that is serous enough that you can’t do you job you have got to have the maturity and mental strength to address them head on and get them resolved so things will not get worse and fester. I may be a little more sympathetic but with all the issues our Secondary had last year , 8 future NFL players playing out of position and looking loss at times, I think the issue have been going on for a long time and probably should have been addressed last year. There is a reason why position Coaches are only given one year contracts.

Da Stats

January 11th, 2014
1:42 pm

Bill, as you can tell the natives are restless. I enjoy you blog and read it often. I think you represent the great things about UGA fans but I’m also beginning to think you represent what’s wrong also by your statement “Calls for changes at the top are not warranted at this point, in my opinion.” UGA fans want different results but aren’t willing to look at the facts. Richt’s program in the last 5 years is no better than the previous coaches. As a matter of fact he has averaged more losses per season than the others. The info below shows UGA coaches, their records, and average losses over their last 5 years at UGA. Interesting to say the least.

Richt – 44-23 = 4.6 losses
Donnan – 40-19 = 3.8 losses
Goff – 36-21 = 4.2 losses
Dooley – 40 -17 = 3.4 losses

So if no changes are warranted, then UGA fans shouldn’t be upset when Richt delivers what’s been the trend over the last 5 years. Did UGA have extensive injuries the last 5 years?

Dog4Life

January 11th, 2014
1:48 pm

Bill, if you believe that you can lay the blame totally at Lakatos’s feet, then you have no clue how football works. As stated previously i played D 1 football. The DBs Wiggins etc were getting better with their athleticism. JHC and Matthews (auburn craziness was just youthful eagerness) were playing hard and getting better. The real issue lies with the DC–Grantham and his inability to get plays in at a reasonable amount of time. Grantham’s indecisiveness cost us 99% of the problems we have on D. I do not care how much one coaches, if the DC is a buffoon all else falters as well–stop looking for the singular scapegoat and realize that Grantham is the problem. he is going to look better next year because of the athleticism, but many of the confused issues will still be there. When he is confused so are the schemes and the players. If you wait too late to get the play in–then confusion sets in. Do you know how hard it is to recognize speech when yelled theough a mouth piece–in the huddle it is easy to hear–while watching the O run around and try to focus on your area–it is almost impossible to hear–trust me the huddle call is always better–but Grantham can’t make a decision until the O is already at the line and beginning the play–What a MORON!!

dawgfan

January 11th, 2014
1:50 pm

Wow that is pretty harsh 7576Dawg. Good thing that bum is gone. Now it’s time for Richt to make one of his usual brilliant hires on the defensive side of the ball.

His track record on that is impeccable.

7576DAWG

January 11th, 2014
1:50 pm

Bill this is in responses to what you said to Pete about Special Teams:
My problem with Richt on this issue is Georgia had the same Special Teams problems and results last year and when it was brought up Richt said he would monitor Special Teams himself. Well it is obvious he thought everybody else was delusional and it was not an issue. This year it actually lost us 4 games and I am one that doesn’t want another patronizing answer like we got last year from him. Why didn’t Richt learn from his problems LAST YEAR and address them then?

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
1:51 pm

Horrible coaches that have beaten Richt

Ron zook!

Dan Hawkins

Lane kiffin

Bo pelini

Paul Johnson

I’m afraid they will be many more losses to mediocre coaches!

Dog4Life

January 11th, 2014
1:52 pm

I don’t mean you’re clueless; however, i do mean that Lakotas leaving is not the panacea for the ills of our defense. I did not mean to be rude!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
2:03 pm

I can’t believe Mcgarity hasn’t mentioned hiring a special teams coach! How in the world can we go into next season without one??????????

7576DAWG

January 11th, 2014
2:12 pm

I know somebody out there is close enough with the players to kind out what the problem on Defense is. I would love to know if it is the position Coaches, with the job being over their head or is it Grantham who just expects too much from 18 to 22 year old kids and does he actually need to simplify things. If I was Richt I would have a face to face with every Defense players and get their feedback. Georgia has WAY too much talent to look that bad on Defense throughout the entire season.

Bulldawg60

January 11th, 2014
2:18 pm

when Richt came to UGA he had Jim Donnans players and surrounded himself with good assistant coaches but since then he has only been mediocre. look at the talent on this team and all he has done is underachieved…

Bill King

January 11th, 2014
2:29 pm

Dog4Life:

If you go back and read what I wrote a little closer, you’ll see that I did not lay the blame for the secondary woes completely on Lakatos.

dawgfan

January 11th, 2014
2:33 pm

I think the SEC wasn’t as good 10 years ago as it is now and Richt benefitted from that. Is it any coincidence that we stopped winning SEC titles at the precise moment all these other SEC teams started playing for national titles? The writing was on the wall in 2003 when we lost to LSU twice. Richt can’t beat the top teams.

Never has and never will.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
2:35 pm

Richt is the main problem….he does less when given an abundance of talent! We are just a mess of a program now….suspensions…..assistant coaches quitting….too strict on drugs offenses! Losing recruits to ole miss…..falling behind SC!

The Judge

January 11th, 2014
2:44 pm

We do not run our businesses, or our jobs on what we did in the day. Richt has not won the SEC in 8 seasons. Folks, what CEO keeps her job by telling the Board of Directors how great things were back in the day AND faced with a massive 8-5 downturn in sales and market share? They would be aware that just three prior years ago, things were awful then.

Richt cannot keep turning out 7-5 results. He is NOW in the same category as Goff and Donnan with NOTHING TO SHOW lately. The VERDICT governing or defining success is the SEC Championship once every 4 or 5 years, not every 8.

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
2:44 pm

Same old thing…over…and…over…and…over…on…and…on…on…and on…

It’s like…mommie…mommie…mama…mama…mommie…mama…mama…momme…

kool-aiders…kool-aiders…mommie…mommie…mama…mama…kool-aider…kool-aider…

over…and over…day…after…day…

That’s “continuity” from the ones who claim to be fans of UGA. Guess you guys agree…”Continuity is a good thing…”

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
2:46 pm

…over…and…over…losing recruits…losing recruits…losing…recruits…on…and…on…

Uga Grad89

January 11th, 2014
2:47 pm

I really think 2014 is the year to determine the future of the entire coaching staff for UGA. Either produce or be prepared for other opportunities.

Also, according to sources, the Lakatos situation is really a personal situation and has nothing to do with McGarity’s meeting with Richt. I personally wish Lakatos the best.

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
2:48 pm

…knock it down…losing recruits…Richt’ tan…on and on…over and over…same ol’ doo-doo heads…same ol’ doo-doo heads…over…and…over…

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
2:48 pm

Gut sucks

No….but I do agree that you need help paddy! Go talk to a shrink dude! Get help!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
2:50 pm

Mcgarity can’t even get us real silver britches….so why should we expect anything out of him??

Dog4Life

January 11th, 2014
2:51 pm

My apologies Bill. I guess i did not understand your definition of “portion” It seemed as if you were laying a “good portion at his feet.” I just disagree. If the DC is confused everyone is confused.

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
2:52 pm

…Richt’s tan…his religion…his composure…his Ford commercials…his religion…his judgement…his special teams…his religion…over and over…on and on…mommie…mommie…mama…mama…kool-aider…kool-aider…day after…day…day after day…losing recruits…losing recruits…special teams…special teams…his Ford commercials…Kool-Aid…losing recruits…Richt’s tan…

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
2:53 pm

…no silver britches…mommie…mommie…mama…mama…no silver britches…

Uga Grad89

January 11th, 2014
2:53 pm

Gutrake:
The Mind is a terrible thing to waste.

Uga Grad89

January 11th, 2014
2:54 pm

Gutrake:
Just say NO to Drugs.

Uga Grad89

January 11th, 2014
2:54 pm

Gutrake:
Fat, Drunk & Stupid is no way to go through life.

BIG DAWG

January 11th, 2014
2:55 pm

I know right now. We are going to be National Champs next year. lol

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
2:58 pm

Richt’s religion…his special teams…his Ford commercials…knock it down…knock it down…mommie…mommie…mommie…mommie…mama…mama…losing recruits…losing recruits…mama…mama…Richt’s tan…his tan…knock it down…losing recruits…

fish dawg

January 11th, 2014
3:00 pm

If he can’t win with 5 star then he can;t win with 3 star.

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
3:00 pm

…offensive line…offensive line…special teams…special teams…losing recruits…losing recruits…mama…mama…mommie…mommie…over and over…continuity…continuity…on and on…

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
3:01 pm

5-star…5-star…3-star…3-star…losing recruits…losing recruits…mommie…mommie…

fish dawg

January 11th, 2014
3:02 pm

CMR is well liked and the program is making money hand over fist. Beat Tech and win 8 to 10 games a year thats all he need to go to keep his job.

fish dawg

January 11th, 2014
3:06 pm

Now with Franklin gone we can put Vandy back in the win column.

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
3:06 pm

Truth is, if you boys had a brain, you’d see that my posts make as much sense as yours does. However, I don’t expect you to see that.

…mommie…mommie…mama…mama…knock it down…Richt’s tan…his religion…silver britches…kool-aiders…over and over…

dawgfan

January 11th, 2014
3:10 pm

Not so fast. Richt lost to Franklin’s predecessor too. If you have half a brain and just a handful of good players you can beat Richt.

It isn’t hard.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
3:13 pm

Gut rake

No need to thru life drunk and fat….stupid! Just like UGA grad 69 said! Stop trying to lecture everybody! Your opinions are way down the totem poll! Lol!

fish dawg

January 11th, 2014
3:13 pm

dawgfan Just when I have some hope, you take it away.

dawgfan

January 11th, 2014
3:16 pm

Sorry. Welcome to my world.

There’s no hope until Richt is gone.

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
3:16 pm

…losing recruits…losing recruits…kool-aider…kool-aider…special teams…special teams…mommie…mommie…mama…mama…Richt’s tan…his Ford commercial…losing recruits…no silver britches…McGarity…McGarity…no silver britches…mommie…mommie…mama…mama…

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
3:19 pm

3.5″,

Bet you’re not even embarrassed at your stupidity, are you?

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
3:20 pm

Like me and dawg fan said…..Richt would be a better coach at Virginia! I truly wish he would go there so we could hire the coach who would tech UGA’s full potential!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
3:21 pm

Gut

No I’m more embarrassed by yours! You sure are making a fool of yourself! Fools be fooling!!!

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
3:22 pm

…”who would tech UGA’s full potential” Are you kidding me?

…knock it down…knock it down…Richt’s tan…Richt’s tan…special teams…special teams…losing recruits…losing recruits…Kool-Aid…Kool-Aid…over and over…on and on…

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
3:23 pm

Ahhh…a little ebonics there…nice…

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
3:28 pm

We can’t stop any team….Grantham is not the answer!

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
3:29 pm

Tune in next week, when 3.5″ says…mommie…mommie…mama…mama…special teams…special teams…Richt’ tan…Richt’s tan…no silver britches…no silver britches…continuity…continuity…Kool-Aid…Kool-Aid…woohoo…woohoo…mommie…

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
3:31 pm

…mommie…mommie…Grantham…Grantham…mama…mama…Kool-Aid…Kool-Aid…losing recruits…losing recruits…

Flo- Ri- Duh

January 11th, 2014
3:32 pm

Gutrake _ BS35 (aka Milk Dud) is nuts but he’s hooked on Duds – what you on?

Narduzzi is my man for DC but don’t expect him here before 2015 ’cause unless pull a Lakatos he will be back. What’s with Saban ? Did two losses in a row send him over the deep end? Lame Kitte? Really? Lame Kitten? Someone needs to check and see if Saban’s been replaced by an android.

Flo- Ri- Duh

January 11th, 2014
3:35 pm

Yipes – Is Gutrake & Dud rubbing off on me here? I meant to say Grantham will be back in 2014 as will Richt by the way. This is crunch time – get it right or go home and my man Narduzzi is on redial.

dawgfan

January 11th, 2014
3:35 pm

Yes, the same Lane Kiffin that beat us 45-19 during our last 8-5 season before this most recent one.

Continuity is a good thing.

Jason 73

January 11th, 2014
3:37 pm

Dawg4life, I agree with you about the DC. Players moving all over the field trying to get in position at the snap of the ball. You have to be lined up at the snap to have a chance. Even if you have the wrong play called, you still have a chance if you are lined up. One player who has taken a lot of heat is Swann. If you look at every play pre-snap, he is constantly shuffling from his position towards the safties trying to get them lined up properly. It’s no wonder why he struggled so much this year. He was the only DB with any experience, trying to be coach and player. He couldn’t focus on his tasks because of trying to do to much in helping the rest of DBs.

Flo- Ri- Duh

January 11th, 2014
3:39 pm

Lakatos couldn’t handle the whining, crying, moaning, groaning, gnashing of teeth, be-otching, etc, etc. etc. you crying belly achers bring every second of every day. You should be ashamed for making him sick.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
3:40 pm

Flo- ri- duh

Is gut shakes your cousin?

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
3:42 pm

Flo ri duh!

Lactose was not a good coach….it is what is! His career is over!

dawgfan

January 11th, 2014
3:43 pm

Lakatos also couldn’t handle big time SEC football. This seems to be a common ailment of our coaching staff. It must be contagious.

Maybe they should quarantine Richt.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
3:44 pm

Lactose will now get him a job with gut rake bagging groceries!

Dawgmeat

January 11th, 2014
3:44 pm

35, do you not have a Tech site to post your trash on?

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
3:46 pm

Dawg fan

I agree…..all of our coaches can’t handle the SEC. ……even vandy’s staff handled the sec better than we did this year.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
3:47 pm

Dawg meat

Do you have a meat grinder you can grind yourself with?

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
3:48 pm

Ground beef

Don’t come in here with. That weak stuff sport!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
3:51 pm

I post the facts folks….sorry if it offends some….naw not really! If it’s to hot get out of the kitchen!

dawgfan

January 11th, 2014
3:51 pm

I saw some quote from Lakatos this year that made my jaw drop to the floor. He said we basically had the same problems on D in 2012 that we had in 2013 but nobody noticed because we were winning more. I guess he thinks that makes it okay. So basically absolutely nothing had been done from one year to the next to address these issues. “Continuity is a good thing” is just code for “I’m too lazy to get up off my azz and try to get better.”

There is a culture of mediocrity with our program that quite frankly disgusts me.

JB at home

January 11th, 2014
3:53 pm

Wouldn’t mind seeing a moving van in front of the houses of all the staff except DL coach Wilson and Bobo. Bobo is not a bad OC and his high school connections are pretty well known.

JB at home

January 11th, 2014
3:57 pm

I’m not laughing at Bama hiring Kiffin. He has proven he can run an offense, will tell any lie to get a recruit, and knows HE must perform to prove he deserves another shot as head coach.
Winning say 23 of 24 games with Bama with scoring a lot of points will get him that chance.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
4:00 pm

Will friend should resign with lactose…..we are mediocre in several spots! No excuse for he defense to give up a 3rd and 99 against Nebraska! Are you kidding????

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
4:02 pm

JB

I’m not sold on Wilson either! Why are you? Wilson better step up his recruiting skills!

dawgfan

January 11th, 2014
4:03 pm

I don’t know what to make of Bobo. He can call some good games but our softness up front really kicked in to high gear when he took over. Of course, he’s not the one whose been quoted as saying that we do not have to have a great O-line to be successful. That would be Richt.

Maybe when he’s out from under a head coach who does not understand the fundamentals of college football he will really flourish.

JB at home

January 11th, 2014
4:03 pm

35, I thought our front line was the strength of the defense this year. Lot better play than Garner coached.

JB at home

January 11th, 2014
4:05 pm

Dawgfan & 35……Dawgs are just soft for SEC standards. The Mississippi schools are tougher than us. As talented, No, but tougher.

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
4:10 pm

duh,

Originally, I came on here expecting logical discourse. That was my mistake. Since I had never done the “blog thing” I thought I’d give it a try. 3.5″ changed my mind.

Some folks have a high notion of themselves and their opinions, and 3.5″ and his sleep-over buddies have this same psychosis. I noticed his rants were so juvenile and repetitive. I was a little bit stunned. I was thinking to myself, “This can’t be a Dawg fan…no way…”

But….”way”. So, instead of adult back-and-forth, I settle for the next best thing, poking him in the eye. See, you can’t really take him serious if you are grown up and employed. So, basically, I can’t subject myself to a second childhood by giving him credibility when he’s pretty much stupid. That’s why our kids are so messed up–we lead them to believe that their opinion is important. Anyway, that’s another story…

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
4:12 pm

JB

Yeah I can agree with that. Our front 7 did improve. Let’s see if Wilson can get them to play even better next year as they should. Toby Johnson and Chris Mayes should be better next year. Yeah every sec team is tougher than UGA….we are a product of our coach…..SOFT!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
4:15 pm

Gut shake

Well well….just more of your phycological BS! I doubt flo will be reading that post! Wow what a jack arse you are!

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
4:16 pm

See, now 3.5″ says he “posts the facts…” You can’t pay for this kind of entertainment!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
4:16 pm

Gut

You have kids??? Gee I feel sorry for them! Lol

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
4:18 pm

dawgfan,

…it should be easy for your jaw to drop to the floor, Neanderthals had a hinge problem between the mandible and the maxilla…

dawgfan

January 11th, 2014
4:18 pm

“Logical discourse”=viewpoints that I agree with and which do not make my mancrush Mark Richt look bad.

Yeah, I think you’re in the wrong place buddy. Why don’t you leave?

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
4:20 pm

If I did leave, this blog’s IQ would drop 39 points.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
4:20 pm

Gut

I despise kool aiders and homers because they see nothing wrong with the team….they just go too the games just to socialize and get drunk! When people just go to the games fora good time they go for the wrong reasons…you go to support the team and it’s ok to be critical of the team and coaching staff!

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
4:22 pm

3.5″,

You can’t even spell. Why would your opinion be legitimate? You know so little about football.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
4:22 pm

Gut rake

Just more BS! I would be glad…one less Kool aider who blamed the bowl loss on mason….when clearly Richt didn’t have the whole team prepared to play.

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
4:23 pm

…Richt’s tan…knock it down…special teams…Grantham…mommie…mommie…mama…mama…

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
4:24 pm

3.5″,

Dude, you’re just Third World stupid. No hope…

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
4:24 pm

Gut sucks

Anyways you’re a liar! You have been on the blogs before as paddy! You changed your screen name because you were embarrassed of it….I guess! Lol!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
4:26 pm

Gut sucks

Your opinion means very little to me….booger boy!

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
4:26 pm

…mommie…mommie…mama…mama…Grantham…Grantham…Kool-Aid…Kool-Aid…woohoo…woohoo…no silver britches…no silver britches…bbbwwwwaaaaaggghhh…bbbwwwwaaaaaggghhh…over and over…

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
4:27 pm

If you were my little boy, I’d tear your arse up….and then make you smile about it…

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
4:28 pm

How was your possum sandwich the other day?

dawgfan

January 11th, 2014
4:28 pm

Let’s keep trashing Richt until Gutrake has a complete emotional meltdown. Whose with me?

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
4:29 pm

3.5″ equals Third World Stupid. Plain and simple.

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
4:29 pm

dawgfan,

Are you the waterboy?

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
4:29 pm

Gut

I don’t think that possible sport…..when I’m probably older than you!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
4:30 pm

Dawg fan

I’m with you! Lol

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
4:31 pm

It would be impossible for you to be older than me. Well…I mean intellectually…

You sound like a child…

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
4:31 pm

Gut

You should go get a job as Richts butler……so you can lick his shoes!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
4:32 pm

Gut

Okay how old are you bro??

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
4:33 pm

Richt’s butler? To lick his shoes? Is that all you got? You’re kidding, right?

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
4:33 pm

Gut

How old are ya sport o?

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
4:33 pm

When you call me Daddy, I’ll tell you how old I am. I don’t do ebonics…

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
4:34 pm

Or his body guard! Which ever….so you can protect his feeling from the mean Internet! Lol

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
4:35 pm

Okay I’m going to guess 76 years old….5″2 and 450 lbs! Am I right?

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
4:35 pm

A body guard protects a person’s feelings? See what I mean…

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
4:36 pm

The only time you’ve been right is when you chose the right bathroom to go into…

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
4:37 pm

…and that was luck!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
4:37 pm

No I don’t….okay his personal feelings protector…..I think your pretty close to a severe melt down! What a shame! Lol!

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
4:39 pm

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
4:41 pm

…woohoo…woohoo…special teams…special teams…Grantham…Grantham…Kool-Aid…Kool-Aid…knock it down…knock it down…Richt’s tan…Richt’s tan…losing recruits…losing recruits…

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
4:44 pm

What Time of the year do you hunt possum….season around right?

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
5:05 pm

In my opinion this is a critical hire for Richt. Richt better hire somebody that can get the job done! We can’t afford another year of horrible play from the secondary!

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
5:07 pm

2014?
January 11th, 2014
12:14 pm

Only an unemployed ball coach would take the B back coaching job at Georgia . . . .
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Well, he’d stay unemployed then, because I don’t believe we have a B back coaching job at UGA.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
5:16 pm

I’m sick and tired of UGA not winning the sec! I wonder what it’s going to take to win it again?? As a fan I’m running out of answers!

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
5:28 pm

Da Stats
January 11th, 2014
1:42 pm
. . . The info below shows UGA coaches, their records, and average losses over their last 5 years at UGA. Interesting to say the least.

Richt – 44-23 = 4.6 losses
Donnan – 40-19 = 3.8 losses
Goff – 36-21 = 4.2 losses
Dooley – 40 -17 = 3.4 losses
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Telling numbers there.

DawginColorado

January 11th, 2014
5:30 pm

Seems to me that this blog was totally wasted on this crowd. It doesn’t matter what is in the article, the answer is the same. All I see is a bunch of people that are throwing temper tantrums.

The issue isn’t whether or not more reasonable fans don’t think there are things that need changing. The issue is how we express it and handle ourselves.

I said it in the other blog… just look at this load of steaming bull hock that gets laid on these blogs and imagine how that would look in an email addressed to the AD of a major university? No wonder he doesn’t take those email seriously. They probably look like a 9 year old boy who forgot to take his ADD meds wrote them. Just like way too many of these posts do.

Really, people? You want a professional to take you seriously when the product of your angst is like this pile of horse droppings?

Put something coherent together and then maybe somebody might take you seriously.

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
5:32 pm

Gutrake
January 11th, 2014
3:06 pm
Truth is, if you boys had a brain, you’d see that my posts make as much sense as yours does. However, I don’t expect you to see that . . . .
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. . . as yours “does”???

If YOU had a brain, you’d understand that you wrote that improperly–and you’d see that YOUR posts make no sense at all. However, I don’t expect you to see that.

Macclenny_dawg

January 11th, 2014
5:44 pm

Back when Smart was offered the defensive coordinator job some 4 years ago and turned it down Buck Belue gave three reasons why he did. The 1st was he didn’t want to coach with Gardner. They had some heated recruiting battles and wanted to bring in his own defensive line coach. The 2nd was he didn’t think the strength and conditioning program was where it should be. Richt said nothing WAS wrong. Although I think it has improved its still not top notch. That’s why our o line cannot dominate. The 3rd reason was Saban didn’t support a lateral move. But Richt could have gave him the title of assistant head coach and made it happen. These comments are all from Nelue someone with more insight of the program than any one on this blog.
This just proves Richt just doesn’t see some things that are obvious or he doesn’t care. Either way its not good for us. Kind of puts things into place on why we WANT GET ANY GOOD ASSISTANT COACH. But hey koolaid kids STAY THIRSTY MY FELLOW DAWGS!!!

dawgfan

January 11th, 2014
5:50 pm

That’s funny DawginColorodo because all I see is a bunch of Kool Aiders like you whining and crying because there are people out there not buying the BS hype anymore. All you Kool Aiders do is whine. You never challenge us on our opinions. You never tell us how we’re wrong. You just whine and tell us to go away.

Sorry pal but not happening. This is how it is until Richt gets up off his azz and wins something or leaves.

I suggest you get used to it.

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
5:53 pm

Bulldawg35
January 11th, 2014
4:20 pm
. . . When people just go to the games fora good time they go for the wrong reasons…you go to support the team . . . .
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So you can’t have a good time while you support the team?

Hello?

dawgfan

January 11th, 2014
5:54 pm

I think my points are quite coherent and valid by the way DawginColorodo. For instance, my biggest gripe with Richt is that he cannot beat the top teams. Please feel free to cite me some facts on how I’m wrong about that.

Otherwise, QUIT WHINING.

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
6:08 pm

DawginColorado
January 11th, 2014
5:30 pm
Seems to me that this blog was totally wasted on this crowd . . .
just look at this load of steaming bull hock that gets laid on these blogs and imagine how that would look in an email addressed to the AD of a major university? No wonder he doesn’t take those email seriously . . .
You want a professional to take you seriously when the product of your angst is like this pile of horse droppings?
Put something coherent together and then maybe somebody might take you seriously.
______________________

Co-sign.

Bill King

January 11th, 2014
6:16 pm

Mark Fox’s Dawgs now 2-0 in conference play!!!

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
6:17 pm

dawgfan
January 11th, 2014
5:54 pm
I think my points are quite coherent and valid by the way DawginColorodo. For instance, my biggest gripe with Richt is that he cannot beat the top teams. Please feel free to cite me some facts on how I’m wrong about that.
Otherwise, QUIT WHINING.
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Some RECENT facts on why you’re wrong about that: SC and LSU this this past season; fla in 2012.

And NO, I’m not happy about the team’s performance in 2013.

QUIT LYING.

Macclenny_dawg

January 11th, 2014
6:18 pm

Dawg basketball playing inspired!!!

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
6:19 pm

Bill King
January 11th, 2014
6:16 pm
Mark Fox’s Dawgs now 2-0 in conference play!!!
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As unlikely as it seems, wouldn’t it be nice if they could use these two surprise SEC wins to make something of this season?!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
6:23 pm

Poor strength & conditioning! Poor O-line and secondary play! I just wonder how long Richt will last under these circumstance’s???

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
6:31 pm

Dawg nole

What I meant is they go to get drunk they could care less about the out come of the game. They even get so drunk they can even cheer….the ones who are not drunk are walking around all game and not even paying the game any attention…..anyways you must be confused on who you pull for!……meh!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
6:37 pm

Yep the b ball team is playing more inspired than the football team! Wooooo hoooooo!

dawgfan

January 11th, 2014
6:44 pm

I’ll give you SC and Florida in 2012. LSU did not finish in the top 10 and is not a top team (quit lying). That’s a grand total of TWO in the past 5 seasons.

Richt cannot beat top teams. I’m not lying. Just sharing an opinion that is well founded. I’m sorry it makes you cry.

Damn Disgusted Dawg

January 11th, 2014
6:44 pm

Duke plays better ball than we do.

maconexpress

January 11th, 2014
6:45 pm

@dawgfan

January 11th, 2014
1:05 pm

I forgot about that little outburst. I have no doubt that he knows what he’s doing. I think he knows exactly what he’s doing. He’s doing just enough work to keep his job and dupe these ******** into their endless optimism about “next year.”

Richt is no dummy folks.
____________________________________________________

If he’s that kind of a man he’s only hurting himself.(Galatians 6:7,8)

dawgfan

January 11th, 2014
6:47 pm

We played 4 top 10 teams this year and went 1-3, but I’m lying saying Richt can’t beat top teams?

Unbelievable. Simply unbelievable.

Skokie Dog

January 11th, 2014
6:48 pm

McGarity is quoted as saying, “Right now we’re not special.” Give the man credit. He can summarize a situation succinctly.

Skokie Dog

January 11th, 2014
6:51 pm

Bill King wrote, “Calls for changes at the top are not warranted at this point, in my opinion.”
Bill: What would it take to change your opinion? Would the ‘Dogs need to go 0-11 for five straight seasons, or would a string of 6-6 records be enough?

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
6:53 pm

Nate brown declined an UGA offer! Gee we just can’t pull in the best recruits! Nate is the best WR in the state of Georgia and he is going too Missouri! Way to go staff! Let the decline begin!

dawgfan

January 11th, 2014
6:58 pm

8 or 9 wins a year and Richt is golden. He knows it too. It shows in the passion and enthusiasm, or lack thereof, that he brings to his job. There’s little to no ambition there for anything more. Just go through the motions, beat the teams you’re supposed to beat and maybe the balls will bounce your way (ie. easy schedule, other teams beating SC for us) for a magical 2 loss season.

That’s pretty much his outlook.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
7:04 pm

Richt should no longer be the coach….simply because duke finished with a better record. When duke out plays you….then it’s time to hang it up!!!!

Moist Dawg

January 11th, 2014
7:05 pm

dawgfan bulldawg35 and gutrake, why dont you loosers just kiss each other and get it over with. you three marys make me want to throw up.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
7:10 pm

Moist…

Your post are pretty dumb! I guess you still think the Michigan state DC is going to come here and coach defensive backs? Bwaaahhhhaaaabwaaahhha!

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
7:12 pm

Bulldawg35
January 11th, 2014
6:31 pm
Dawg nole
What I meant is they go to get drunk they could care less about the out come of the game. They even get so drunk they can even cheer….the ones who are not drunk are walking around all game and not even paying the game any attention…..anyways you must be confused on who you pull for!……meh!
______________________

How am I supposed to know what you “meant” to say? Say what you mean!

No confusion here; I pull for two teams equally–UGA and FSU.

Hairy Dawg

January 11th, 2014
7:18 pm

Haha the Vandy Commodes cant keep no coaching. Any coach that has one winning season trying to get away from those pointy heads. The Commodes just dont rate loyalty for coaching like Dawgs deserve.

And another laughing is how Satan and Bammers hired the joke of Lame Kitten. If he been there OC against Dawgs then we won the BCS. I cant wait to mash Bammer now that they got that clown OC.

Go Dawgs!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
7:24 pm

Dawg nole

That’s just weird that you pull for both teams! I bet you got one of those house divided tags on your 85 caravan…..disgusting!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
7:26 pm

Most

You also thought UGA was still going to Pasadena when they had 3 losses! Bhawaaaaabwahhhhaaaa!

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
7:26 pm

dawgfan
January 11th, 2014
6:47 pm
We played 4 top 10 teams this year and went 1-3, but I’m lying saying Richt can’t beat top teams?
Unbelievable. Simply unbelievable.
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Did we go 0-4 against those top teams? NO. So yes, you’re lying.

dawgfan

January 11th, 2014
7:28 pm

What do you want to bet he was “DawgTide” this time last year.

You know the type.

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
7:29 pm

Bulldawg35
January 11th, 2014
7:24 pm
Dawg nole
That’s just weird that you pull for both teams! I bet you got one of those house divided tags on your 85 caravan…..disgusting!
_________________________

What’s disgusting is that your blog handle associates you with UGA.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
7:31 pm

Dawg fan

Lol!!!! Bwahhhaaaaaa!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
7:32 pm

Who did you pull for in the 2003 sugar bowl??? I bet you had a FSU hat on and a UGA jersey on and your favorite high school teams pants on! Bwaaaabwaaaa!

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
7:38 pm

Bulldawg35
January 11th, 2014
7:32 pm

Who did you pull for in the 2003 sugar bowl??? I bet you had a FSU hat on and a UGA jersey on and your favorite high school teams pants on! Bwaaaabwaaaa!
______________________

“Bwaaaabwaaaa!”???

That pretty much says all we need to know about you. What class you have. That’s a fine image you project of UGA.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
7:42 pm

Dawg tide nole

Ha! Is that the best you have? I’m starting to think you’re moist dawgs cousin! Lol!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
7:45 pm

Their are some fickle fans on here! I bet y’all were the same Kool Aid fans who got mad at realist fans who wanted ray goof to be fired!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
7:53 pm

No wonder we are the laughing stock of the sec this year right along with Florida….we got beat by vandy’s back up QB….Pat Robinette! Haha! We stink!

Mosh

January 11th, 2014
8:03 pm

The coaching carousel continues and top tier coaches and those with upside get upgraded to storied programs, while this stale, vanilla program stays pat and folds…Mark Richt is the laughing stock of college football and the fans that still buy into his straight and narrow approach to coaching will get a spot in heavan and Orlando at best during bowl time. Richt had his windows of opportunity from ‘02-’07….if he did screw up that home game at SC in ‘07, that team would have beat LSU and went on to win the championship…even when he got one brief moment of luck in the six putrid years since then, he failed miserably to manage the last minute of the Bama game…folks, he’s a terrible coach and the posts that state he will remain until the money spigot is turned off are sad but true…how these stakeholders in the program cannot see the forest through the trees is beyond me…all you need to know as the measuring stick is that no one, and I mean no one, ever comes calling and says “yeah, Mark Richt would make us a better program; we need to get him to help us”. Never happen and it never will. It’s over and it’s been over for a real long time…..

Macclenny_dawg

January 11th, 2014
8:14 pm

Folks I am tired of hearing that we was 1 play away from playing in the national championship game. We did our same routine under Richt in that game. We played well in the 1st half. Saban made adjustments at the half and we did what we always do. Play about a half of football. We cannot play a full game of football. Take our foot off the gas as soon as we get a lead and never stay hungry. The only good thing about having Richt as our coach is like him we never get rattled. Never win championships when you never blow anybody out because the backups never get playing time.

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
8:20 pm

Mosh
January 11th, 2014
8:03 pm
. . . Richt had his windows of opportunity from ‘02-’07….if he did screw up that home game at SC in ‘07, that team would have beat LSU and went on to win the championshp . . . .
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So if he “DID screw up that home game at SC in ‘07, that team would have beat LSU and went on to win the championshp”?

If he DID screw up that game (which he DID), how would the Dawgs have gone (not “went”) on to win the championship (not “championshp”)?

Hello?

Mosh

January 11th, 2014
8:33 pm

thank you for the English lesson j/o….I’m trying to emulate the reading level of the average bulldog player…grammar nazis really have no life…

dawgfan

January 11th, 2014
8:35 pm

That’s all we have under Richt, a bunch of ifs.

If this an if that.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
8:35 pm

The only hope Richt has left is that every current sec coach will retire or resign!

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
8:36 pm

Mosh
January 11th, 2014
8:33 pm
thank you for the English lesson j/o….I’m trying to emulate the reading level of the average bulldog player…grammar nazis really have no life…
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Dolts who think poor grammar is the same as sloppy, lazy writing have no life. Who is “j/o”?

Mosh

January 11th, 2014
8:41 pm

well, check again dolt…I didn’t misspell championship and I made one error on did or didn’t…wow, pretty much all you can do is focus on that…I’ve laughed at your weak posts…you’re exhibit A for the reason why we settle for mediocrity…and j/o is jerk…off, which is you.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
8:43 pm

We have only landed one elite WR in the last 6 years and that was AJ Green! I guess the staff doesn’t think we need an elite WR! Smh!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
8:43 pm

Mosh

January 11th, 2014
8:47 pm

I love people like this joker dawgnote…the high and mighty fan that knows everything and it’s his job to save us from our ourselves….must be a cousin of Richt…

Mosh

January 11th, 2014
8:51 pm

Haha….that one was auto correct…another one for him to focus in lol

Mosh

January 11th, 2014
8:58 pm

Bulldawg 35 – I’m more concerned about the overall lack of depth, especially on the lines…and the recruits all around, not only WR, recognize that Georgia is a soft program that really has no upside with Richt at the helm…

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
9:03 pm

Mosh
January 11th, 2014
8:41 pm
well, check again dolt…I didn’t misspell championship and I made one error on did or didn’t…wow, pretty much all you can do is focus on that…I’ve laughed at your weak posts…you’re exhibit A for the reason why we settle for mediocrity…and j/o is jerk…off, which is you.
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So you’re a liar, too. Last time I checked, you don’t spell it “championshp.”

And you “settle for mediocrity”? I’d say that’s your problem. Proud of yourself, aren’t you?

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
9:05 pm

Mosh..

I agree I’m also worried about our soft line play. We can only hope Richt’s time is coming to a end!

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
9:06 pm

nole,

“does” and “do’ are equally applicable in my statement. But you might not be aware of it. Not surprised…

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
9:06 pm

Mosh
January 11th, 2014
8:47 pm
I love people like this joker dawgnote . . . .
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“Dawgnote”? LOL!

Still struggling with that typing, obviously. Let’s see if you can post WITHOUT a dumb mistake. Not much hope, is there?

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
9:08 pm

Gutrake
January 11th, 2014
9:06 pm
nole,
“does” and “do’ are equally applicable in my statement. But you might not be aware of it. Not surprised…
_______________________

Like I said, you wouldn’t understand.

Mosh

January 11th, 2014
9:08 pm

you have a dizzying intellect in choosing to be a grammar nazi and not make a relevant point on the subject at hand…you’re a complete tool….

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
9:09 pm

nole,

Kind of like 3.5″ is a “sad site” or a “sad sight”. Interchangeable.

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
9:10 pm

nole,

I guess you’re another Third World Stupid blogger. Like 3.5″…

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
9:10 pm

Bulldawg35
January 11th, 2014
9:05 pm
Mosh..
I agree I’m also worried about our soft line play. We can only hope Richt’s time is coming to a end!
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To “a” end? LOL again.

You and you buddy Mosh are sharp as a tack. No wonder the Dawg posters are ridiculed.

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
9:11 pm

nole,

But what should I expect from someone suffering from cognitive dissonance….

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
9:13 pm

Mosh
January 11th, 2014
9:08 pm
you have a dizzying intellect in choosing to be a grammar nazi and not make a relevant point on the subject at hand…you’re a complete tool…
______________________

When you run your yap but can’t spell a two-letter word, you have no credibility. Troll on.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
9:16 pm

Dawg nole

That’s the best you have! Being the grammar police! Dude you’re such a wimp! I think you’re one disgusting moron who pulls for 2 teams!

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
9:17 pm

Gutrake
January 11th, 2014
9:11 pm
nole,
But what should I expect from someone suffering from cognitive dissonance….
_______________________

You still on here moaning because you can’t communicate?

Well, what should you expect?

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
9:19 pm

Bulldawg35
January 11th, 2014
9:16 pm
Dawg nole
That’s the best you have! Being the grammar police! Dude you’re such a wimp! I think you’re one disgusting moron who pulls for 2 teams!
_________________________

Aren’t you happy knowing that nobody on here cares what you think? I don’t need my best to make a fool of you. No effort required.

Mosh

January 11th, 2014
9:25 pm

Dawgnote – you go ahead and keep churning out al this high and mighty garbage….it’s real noble work you’re doing….and two teams with connections to Richt? You sleeping with the guy or something? Do me a favor- when you’re in bed with him tonight, roll over and punch him in the kidney for me.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
9:25 pm

Dawg nole

You think anybody cares for your mindless drivel! Your opinion is worthless….nobody cares for another Disney fool like you brother!

Mosh

January 11th, 2014
9:28 pm

“all this…” . God, he’s got me becoming a grammar nazi….

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
9:32 pm

Bulldawg35
January 11th, 2014
9:25 pm
Dawg nole
You think anybody cares for your mindless drivel! Your opinion is worthless….nobody cares for another Disney fool like you brother!
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Mindless drivel?

This from the mouth breather whose favorite line is “Bwaaaabwaaaa!”???

LOL yet again.

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
9:35 pm

Mosh
January 11th, 2014
9:28 pm
“all this…” . God, he’s got me becoming a grammar nazi….
________________________

Not a bad thing at all.

Good catch there, Mosh. You beat me to it.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
9:37 pm

Dawgnole

Like I said….you’re just an cop out wimp that pulls for two teams! You’re just a fan of whoever is winning! Why don’t you just leave these blogs for good. We don’t need some weirdo like you hanging around.

Tville Dawg

January 11th, 2014
9:37 pm

I am proud of our dawgs. Most people forget that these guys are supposed to be student athletes and that football is just a game to be played with integrity and honor. I think that our coaches have achieved that goal. I do think that they are overpaid as are all college coaches. However if I could make that kind of money I would not give a rat’s tail what anyone thought about my coaching ability. This win or go home attitude is down right ignorant as are most of the posts on this blog.
The one game that could be considered a bad loss this year was the loss to the Dores. There is no excuse for us to ever lose to them. The rest of the year could have been very different with a few less injuries and a good break or two.
I for one am a Richt fan. Will he ever win us a National Title? Who knows or cares. I am a diehard fan and hate it when we lose but I am still very proud to call myself a DAWG…………..no matter what our record may be.

Mosh

January 11th, 2014
9:39 pm

You have to be the same guy from ESPN blog a few years back…you did the same thing and drove me crazy.

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
9:40 pm

nole,

You’ve made an enemy in 3.5″….now yule pae thu pryce…he will make yoo luk rilly dumm…he is rilly smar and heel put yoo inn ur place..

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
9:42 pm

Gut

Go brush your teeth with some gasoline!

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
9:44 pm

Okay…I will. If you’ll brush your tooth with Gerber’s baby food…

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
9:45 pm

I don’t care who you are…that’s funny.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
9:46 pm

Gut

Does your mommy know that your still up?? You should go cut her toe nails….you worthless skank!

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
9:48 pm

nole,

I’ve already tried the grammar angle. They’re oblivious to it. It’s like hearing a teenager say…”like…you know what I’m saying…it’s like…awesome, dude…like…I ain’t…like… lying, man…like… no way…it’s like…”

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
9:48 pm

Gut

You probably have a mouth full of cavities from chewing tobacco…..what a loser!!!

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
9:49 pm

Gutrake
January 11th, 2014
9:40 pm
nole,
You’ve made an enemy in 3.5″….now yule pae thu pryce…he will make yoo luk rilly dumm…he is rilly smar and heel put yoo inn ur place..
_____________________

You might have a point there. But you’re giving him too much credit with your spelling.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
9:49 pm

Gut

Poor little gut sack trying too make friends with nole…..dude you’re spineless!

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
9:50 pm

Tville,

Thank you for entering some sanity here. I am proud of you!

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
9:51 pm

Tville,

Never change…

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
9:52 pm

FSU got da best qb in sa nations best qb evea…so gweat! Haahaahhahga!

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
9:52 pm

3.5″,

I don’t need friends. They drag me down and they never live up to my expectations. You, on the other hand, are an easy read.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
9:53 pm

FSU had to cheat to win against auburn….that QB should be in jail!

WhitewaterCenterBulldog

January 11th, 2014
9:53 pm

Horrible talk amongst you trolls! Great Fox and Dawgs Win today!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
9:54 pm

Gut

Liar….you bring them down to your dark miserable Pit of nothing….I guess that would be your basement.

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
9:54 pm

He is in jail. It’s called affirmative action…

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
9:57 pm

3.5″,

Put on your pajamas with feet in them, get your warm glass of goat milk and pull the covers up over your head. Dream of gutrakes and fireflies and all of the two letter-words you learned this week and then wake up to the smell of cat pee in your bed. Nothing is too good for you…

dawgfan

January 11th, 2014
9:58 pm

Yeah, if you’re getting paid alot of money to do something who cares what people think about your work? That’s how it works.

What barn was Tville Dawg born in?

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
10:00 pm

White,

I concur. Great win by the Dawgs!!

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
10:02 pm

Bulldawg35
January 11th, 2014
9:37 pm
Dawgnole
Like I said….you’re just an cop out wimp that pulls for two teams! You’re just a fan of whoever is winning! Why don’t you just leave these blogs for good. We don’t need some weirdo like you hanging around.
_______________________

I’m a fan of BOTH–win or lose. Unlike you, who turns on “your” team when they’re down.

Did you miss the post where I said I’m NOT satisfied with UGA’s performance in ‘13. Or do you just choose to ignore it?

Nowhere have I said I’m happy with Richt! I just can’t stomach posters like you who come on here screaming but can’t put together a coherent sentence. You give REAL Dawg fans a bad name–and invite ridicule with your imbecile rants.

Take a step back and measure your words before you continue to reinforce the opinion that Dawg fans are dumbazzes.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
10:03 pm

Nole

I bet you walk around town with a FSU hat on and a UGA shirt! How stupid!

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
10:05 pm

Tune in next week when you’ll hear 3.5″ say…

…the same thing.

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
10:05 pm

Tville Dawg
January 11th, 2014
9:37 pm
. . . The one game that could be considered a bad loss this year was the loss to the Dores. There is no excuse for us to ever lose to them . . . .
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Co-sign. And that was after we had a two-TD lead in the 4Q. Inexcusable!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
10:06 pm

Nole

How can somebody proclaim to be a die hard fan of two teams??? That’s like being married too 2 women at the same time! That’s just impossible! You go right ahead you big clown! Mr cop out!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
10:07 pm

Who really cares about the b- ball team! They will implode soon enough!

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
10:07 pm

3.5″,

You sleep with two barbies at the same time…what’s the difference?

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
10:08 pm

I’m sorry…you sleep with Elmo and a Barbie at the same time…my bad…

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
10:08 pm

Bulldawg35
January 11th, 2014
9:52 pm
. . . Haahaahhahga!
___________________________

I rest my case!

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
10:13 pm

WhitewaterCenterBulldog
January 11th, 2014
9:53 pm
Horrible talk amongst you trolls! Great Fox and Dawgs Win today!
_______________________

Ditto!

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
10:14 pm

Bulldawg35
January 11th, 2014
10:07 pm
Who really cares about the b- ball team! They will implode soon enough!
____________________________

And you call yourself a UGA fan?

Again, NO effort required to make you look like a fool. NO effort whatsoever.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
10:19 pm

Nole

You saying that I have turned on my team??? Well you have never even really been a fan of UGA! You’re a fan of a team that gas a criminal at Qb! You sound like a guy that like criminals anyways!

Mosh

January 11th, 2014
10:20 pm

Spelling and insults aside, I’m stunned at how anyone fails to see that Richt has burned out and his program is stale. Once the recruits decline and the high caliber talent is not there for him to coach down, his true colors may finally become evident to the last of you holding on to hope. I’m sure he’s a swell guy, but he missed his windows of opportunity and program is shot. It’s one thing if you’re satisfied with 8-10 wins a year and a New Years Bowl. The problem is that his peers play for national titles.

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
10:20 pm

Nole

Get a clue old geezer! He was talking about you as well! Duh!

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
10:25 pm

mosh,

Really? I know of only two of his peers that played for a national championship this year. He has over a hundred peers that don’t.

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
10:26 pm

nole,

I’m jealous. 3.5″ once gave me all of this attention…as he would say…bbbwwwwaaaaaggggghhhh!

Mosh

January 11th, 2014
10:26 pm

So, I guess I missed the fact that the SEC played for seven straight titles and won the majority of titles in the BCS era.

Gutrake

January 11th, 2014
10:30 pm

Gotta’ go…I’ll leave you with this…

“Out of the crooked timber of humanity, no straight thing was ever made.”–Kant

Selah!

Mosh

January 11th, 2014
10:35 pm

and I’ll leave you with this: “ah shucks, we’ll get ‘em next year” – Mark Richt with yet another empty promise.

Snoop Dawg

January 11th, 2014
10:44 pm

Folks, keep your eye on the ball. Lakotos is just a diversion away from the real problem: Richt.

The buck stops with Richt, not Lakotos, Tereshinsky, Bobo, Grantham, or the other imbeciles he has collected and put on a swollen payroll while we have become the laughing stock of the SEC and the nation.

Ah yes…. Wait till next year, huh… Right…

Snoop Dawg

January 11th, 2014
10:45 pm

PS

McGarrity needs to go too. Hiring him was a(nother) BIG mistake…

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
10:51 pm

Bulldawg35
January 11th, 2014
10:19 pm
Nole
You saying that I have turned on my team??? Well you have never even really been a fan of UGA! You’re a fan of a team that gas a criminal at Qb! You sound like a guy that like criminals anyways!
__________________________

I’ve been a fan of UGA for longer than you’ve been alive, based on the incredible stupidity of your posts.

Oh yeah, how do you “gas” a criminal at QB??? And I sound like a guy that “like” criminals anyways???

Give it up, man. You’re digging yourself deeper and deeper.

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
10:55 pm

Snoop Dawg
January 11th, 2014
10:45 pm
PS
McGarrity needs to go too. Hiring him was a(nother) BIG mistake…
______________________

Couldn’t agree more! A coward who came in and immediately began weakening the Dawgs’ OOC schedule. The LAST thing a championship needs!

ClarkGableDawg

January 11th, 2014
11:06 pm

Mosh: How dare u say recruit decline to for Richt! We are at 15!

Bulldawg35

January 11th, 2014
11:13 pm

Nole

Why don’t you give it up redneck!! Nobody I’d buying your Disney crap! Isn’t past your bed time old geezer?

DawgNole

January 11th, 2014
11:21 pm

Bulldawg35
January 11th, 2014
11:13 pm
Nole
Why don’t you give it up redneck!! Nobody I’d buying your Disney crap! Isn’t past your bed time old geezer?
________________________

Nobody “I’d” buying . . .???

“Isn’t past” your bedtime???

Deeper and deeper, 35.

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!
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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

Mosh

January 12th, 2014
4:55 pm

one last change to be made at the top…roll heads baby…..

fish dawg

January 12th, 2014
5:08 pm

Enter your comments hereTodd Grantham is gone to Louisville.

LHardingDawg

January 12th, 2014
5:24 pm

Grantham to Louisville, official.

7576DAWG

January 12th, 2014
5:26 pm

You don’t take a lateral job if you were not given an either or.

Macclenny_dawg

January 12th, 2014
5:30 pm

He took it because he was last year in his contract here. Now at Louisville he gets a 5 year guarantee of 1 million a year. Chris Wilson will be promoted to defensive coordinator. No big name wants to coach for Richt. Book it!!!

JB at home

January 12th, 2014
5:33 pm

Gawd I hope doesn’t walk down the hall and say Your next. Get the checkbook out and bring in some help for pete’s sake.

JB at home

January 12th, 2014
5:34 pm

Richt seen getting on a plane heading to the UAB staff in Birmingham with 150K CASH. Film at 11.

SC Dog fan

January 12th, 2014
5:35 pm

Yea, probably Chris Wilson a new DC in order to reassure recruits of continuity. Maybe he learned from his experience at Miss. State.

Mosh

January 12th, 2014
5:36 pm

DawgVoiceofReason

January 12th, 2014
5:39 pm

Will miracles never cease! Grantham is gone???

JB at home

January 12th, 2014
5:39 pm

Please Richt don’t blow this. Please, not the DC from Ohio Midland Community college. Hire SOME HELP !

JB at home

January 12th, 2014
5:41 pm

Hold your glee Voice till you see who comes in. Richt goes cheap and comfy if he can. PLease Not Coach Wilson…Nice guy, but we need a hired gun.

dawgfan

January 12th, 2014
5:46 pm

Well that’s that. Who you gonna blame next year Kool Aiders?

Grantham was a clown. Good riddance.

dawgfan

January 12th, 2014
5:50 pm

What does it say about the state of our program that our DC took a lateral move to Louisville?

Flat Tire doesnt live in Delusionalville Ga.

January 12th, 2014
6:02 pm

2 straight seasons Grantham left this program in limbo

The kool-aiders made excuses for him

He does it again for the 3rd time and I bet the kool-aiders will make an excuse for this too

DawgVoiceofReason

January 12th, 2014
6:05 pm

Loisville is not a true lateral move, at least not historically. But he did get a raise and a new contract. He and Petrino might be a perfect fit for each other.

7576DAWG

January 12th, 2014
6:05 pm

McGarity needs to offer Pat Narduzzi or Bud Foster what ever it takes to come to Georgia and straighten out this mess.
I like Wilson but not for Defensive Coordinator. He doesn’t have enough experience to take over just because he was Coordinator at Mississippi State . If Wilson is promoted it will be the lazy move without any proof it will work. Richt needs to keep in mind that his next move will affect our Defense and team for the next 5 years. Please don’t blow this McGarity and Richt.

Mosh

January 12th, 2014
6:06 pm

What it says about the program is that everyone is running for the doors because the Richt era is at its end. I’m stunned that anyone would throw a cool mil at Grantham for his services. His stint here was far from lights out. Richt’s last season is 2014 without a doubt. The faster we move on is the faster we can become relevant again.

Big Crimson 75

January 12th, 2014
6:16 pm

The No. 2 Man in your Organization thinks Louisville/Petrino is a better than UGA/Richt.
Wow!!
The DC’s from Mich St & Stanford will use UGA as leverage for more $$$ from their current School’s.
No way either would leave those places for Athens.

MAJ Dawg

January 12th, 2014
6:16 pm

“Dawgbyte” eluded to this news earlier today.

Of the DCs being considered for the Vandy HC job…will be interesting to see how / who will be our next DC.

If CTG is willing to buy out his contract…how much does that say for him wanting to stay at UGA? I don’t know…but even for a lateral position and a buy out…hmmm

As the old adage speaks…be care for what you wish for.

DawgVoiceofReason

January 12th, 2014
6:24 pm

The “wish” is for one of the best DCs in the country to come coach at UGA and for many successful seasons.

dawgfan

January 12th, 2014
6:25 pm

It’ll be Chris Wilson. Richt can just walk down the hall to give him the news and call it a day.

That way he won’t have to work too late.

MAJ Dawg

January 12th, 2014
6:33 pm

DVoR…absolutely.

LHardingDawg

January 12th, 2014
6:35 pm

BC has something to say about Georgia after Bama just hired Lameboy. Too funny!

hind tit

January 12th, 2014
6:45 pm

Their is one thing that will happen for sure. Offers will be made and coaches salaries will go up. Count on it.

JB at home

January 12th, 2014
6:50 pm

Not feeling great ( not about CTG leaving) but if Richt is bad at getting a team ready to play, he worse at hiring Staff. Look for a home run offer or two to satisfy the “fans” and then the promotion of Chris Wilson ( on the cheap). He was Co DC at State and that’s good enough for Richt. Richt will tell us that losing a player or two out of the class is WAYYYYYYYYY more important that hiring someone for 1.5 mil per year who could help us. Richt will go on and on about Coach Wilson’s family blah blah blah.

DawgNole

January 12th, 2014
7:25 pm

dawgfan
January 12th, 2014
5:50 pm
What does it say about the state of our program that our DC took a lateral move to Louisville?
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It says our program’s a helluva lot better off. You don’t suppose that $150,000/yr raise had anything to do with him accepting a lateral move, do you?

Mosh

January 12th, 2014
7:49 pm

What’s comical is that there were crickets four years ago when Richt went looking for a DC. It wasn’t until Saban gave the blessing to Grantham. Who wants to go to Athens and be a part of the end of Richt’s reign? Let alone be part of such a vanilla program. Line should wrap around the block. Should be a calamity of epic proportions.