Athens — An anonymous writer for ESPN Insider’s Scouts Inc. assessed the Georgia-South Carolina game yesterday, and he — call me sexist, but I’m assuming it’s a he — gave the Bulldogs the edge at quarterback, linebackers, secondary, special teams and …
I admit it: This surprised me. And we can’t say the nod went to Georgia on the strength of its coaching staff; the heading reads, rather simply, “Coach.”
So: ESPN Insider likes Mark Richt over Steve Spurrier. How ’bout that?
For the record, ESPN Insider does believe the Gamecocks will override their brainpower disadvantage and win 21-16.
Me, I don’t know what to think. I picked Georgia to win way back in June, but I also picked Georgia to beat Boise State and we know how that went. I’m still not sure how good the Gamecocks are — they did lose five games last season, and they did trail East Carolina17-0 — but I have even less of a grasp on the