Is Alabama’s serious flirtation with UGA QB recruit Brice Ramsey over?

Alabama got some good recruiting news on Wednesday.

And it’s likely good news for UGA, too.

Alabama’s serious flirtations with UGA’s prized QB recruit, Brice Ramsey – highlighted by last week’s 90-minute Skye conversation between Nick Saban and Ramsey – are likely over after the Crimson Tide landed one of the nation’s top quarterbacks on Wednesday.

Good news for Alabama on Wednesday likely means good news for UGA's Mark Richt. After Alabama landed another QB, it's serious flirtations with Brice Ramsey are likely over (Photo taken and owned by Ramsey family. Photo was not owned, submitted, authorized or arranged by UGA)

Good news for Alabama on Wednesday likely means good news for UGA's Mark Richt. After Alabama landed another QB, it's serious flirtations with Brice Ramsey are likely over (Photo taken by Ramsey family. Photo was not owned, submitted, authorized or arranged by UGA)

Utah QB Cooper Bateman, who is ranked as the nation’s No. 61 overall prospect by ESPN, committed to Alabama on Wednesday. Ramsey is ranked at No. 110.

It is very rare for two high-profile QB prospects in the same class to attend the same college.

“Maybe that will be the case,” Camden County High School coach Jeff Herron told the AJC on Wednesday afternoon. “One thing I’ve found out about quarterbacks, they all  know what’s going on with all the schools, in terms of who is there now and who is being recruited. It’s not like a linebacker, lineman or running back.

“The quarterbacks are all highly aware of what else is going on. That certainly might affect his decision. I don’t know. Brice’s decision, as far as I know and I’m concerned, is to sign with the University of Georgia. So hopefully with the other kid committing to Alabama, that’s good for Alabama and good for Georgia.”

Last week, Rivals.com’s Keith Niebuhr reported that Alabama was the only threat to UGA, quoting Ramsey as saying, “If it’s not Georgia, it’ll be Alabama.” It sent shockwaves throughout the Bulldog nation.

What about now? Ramsey’s coach hadn’t talked to anybody yet at Alabama to find out how they still feel about Ramsey after picking up another QB. However, Herron was fully aware how strongly the Crimson Tide felt about Ramsey before Wednesday’s turn of events.

“The offensive coordinator from Alabama told me Brice was one of their priorities, and they were going to recruit him like crazy and try to get him to come over there and look around,” Herron said. “I think certainly Brice is very much committed to Georgia. But, you know, any kid is going to be intrigued by the national champions and them showing a great amount of interest in you.

UGA's QB of the future: Brice Ramsey (Photo by 247Sports.com)

UGA's QB of the future: Brice Ramsey (Photo by 247Sports.com)

“I think he is intrigued enough he wanted to go look. But do I think he’s going to change his mind? From a personal standpoint, I hope not because he’s committed to Georgia and I expect him to honor that decision. But again, that’s Brice’s decision. I can’t say if they were both recruiting me that I wouldn’t entertain both of them.

“Brice is in a different situation than most kids because the colleges are willing to wait on him until signing day.”

UGA fans are hoping that with Alabama’s good fortunes on Wednesday, it will secure the services of Ramsey, who committed to the Bulldogs last summer. Ramsey has remained a hot commodity in recent months, picking up additional scholarship offers from competing schools.

“It’s different with quarterbacks; I’ve certainly discovered that,” Herron said. “They all look at everything.  Honestly, I think Brice could tell you the depth chart on every team in the SEC and ACC. In the old days, you couldn’t look that stuff up. We’ve talked about that and I said, ‘Brice, there’s going to be great quarterbacks anywhere you go to school. You’ve got to believe enough in yourself that you can compete with anybody.’  And he feels way. But then again, they all look at it like ‘I don’t want to go to a place where I have to compete again five other quarterbacks. I want to go where I compete against one or two.’”

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293 comments Add your comment

Puppiez

May 16th, 2012
2:40 pm

I just hope enough players from this year’s recruiting class are able to not get arrested/kicked out of school so that Brice has enough teammates around him to field a team.

ted

May 16th, 2012
2:43 pm

Bama was never a “serious” contender for BR. More Saban propaganda from this blog.

DawginLex

May 16th, 2012
2:43 pm

The flirting is not over but it might as well be. Ramsey is all Dawg.

Bateman is already committed and Ferguson from NC will be next.

Ramsey would never go over there anyway but especially with 2 other QB’s in the same class.

Also, tide roll, you can take you Anthony Jennings talk and shove it.

Saban has passed him over just as I have been telling you for weeks.

And DJ Shockley says “HI”

Dawg Ed

May 16th, 2012
2:44 pm

@Ted, so what did Saban and Ramsey talk about for 90 minutes? Alabama’s grayshirt policy? It was definitely serious, by all accounts. However, I do think in the end, Ramsey was going to be a Dawg. The only thing that will change this now is if UGA tries to sign another QB for 2013. Otherwise, Ramsey is a lock.

Chi Town

May 16th, 2012
2:45 pm

Mutt fans better be happy about this.

Otherwise Lord Saban would have taken Ramsey from the fleabag nation.

Taco Meat

May 16th, 2012
2:45 pm

I agree, Ted. Bama was never a serious threat for Ramsey.

Duncan

May 16th, 2012
2:48 pm

The real headline should read, “Bateman allowed to commit now that Saban finally gets Ramsey’s message.”

Maitland Dawg

May 16th, 2012
2:49 pm

UGA winners of last 3 of 4 against Alabama 5 of 6 vs Auburn and 3 of 5 vs LSU So clam up Chi Town or we will move to the West Div.

Bama Realist

May 16th, 2012
2:50 pm

Trust me on this. If we would’ve wanted Brice Ramsey, we would’ve gotten him. He was our backup plan in case we didn’t get Cooper. Bye Bye Brice, see you in the SEC!

Dawg Days!

May 16th, 2012
2:55 pm

Ramsey is all Dawg. Looks like another great class. Although 2012 class wasn’t large in numbers, was great to see UGA sign #1 players from state of Florida, North Caroina, Tennessee and Georgia.

blueforever

May 16th, 2012
2:56 pm

Dawg Ed no recruit is going to pass up on the opportunity to talk to Nick Saban, Les Miles, Mark Richt, or any top coach during this once in a lifetime experience for them. The duration of the conversation is meaningless. If Saban is any kind of recruiter (which we know he is), the majority of the talk was non-football.

Saban’s been all over Ramsey for months. This is not a new phenomenon and Brice has never wavered for a second. And no other QB recruit to UGA (which isn’t gong to happen, btw – UGA is done at QB) is going to deter him, either.

DawginLex

May 16th, 2012
2:56 pm

chi town

Dream on

Ramsey is all Dawg. His ranking of 110 is a reflection of the type of offense they run.

He has already been invited to the Elite 11 finals in California.

Saban spent 90 minutes with him on Skype and still couldn’t chnage his mind.

destin dawg

May 16th, 2012
2:56 pm

Parade magzines says “UGA #2 large State University education, plus Big Time Sports ” in a great college town.. Athens, Ga… Go Dawgs !!

DawginLex

May 16th, 2012
2:58 pm

bama realist=bama delusionist

If you wanted him, you would have gotten him?

What was Saban gonna do, kidnap him?

Saban DID want him. Ramsey does not want to go to Alabama.

ryan

May 16th, 2012
3:00 pm

Yea i think its over Bama has found there QB in Bateman and Ramsey is all Dawg hopefully this will ease worrying about Derrick Henry also geeeeez man do you have to bring up arrest OK if you want to talk about arrests the Missouri QB arrested and 3 Arkansas players arrested so stop saying its just UGA .

bubba4dawgs

May 16th, 2012
3:00 pm

Gee, if UGA can’t win something big with the top players they are getting, something is certainly wrong between the hedges!!

Saban,

May 16th, 2012
3:00 pm

“Brice, I’ve got Cooper ready to pull the trigger, but you know you’re the one I really want.” (repeat for 89 minutes)

Go Bama Go

May 16th, 2012
3:04 pm

Eh who cares. UGA wins the battle on this one, but Bama will win the war. Heck Bama’s been winning the war for the past 4 years now. The team is so loaded with talent every year, a stud recruit not coming to Tuscaloosa doesn’t make or break anything. It’s just reload and win year in, year out.

ryan

May 16th, 2012
3:09 pm

To bad Bama no Brice Ramsey you have to go with Cooper i hope we see some O-line commits soon like Tunsil, Seymour and Kublanow with that out of the way i think Henry should stay committed .

Rubber Neck

May 16th, 2012
3:09 pm

Will be fun watching Cooper and Brice duke it out in Atlanta in about 3 years. Let’s just hope Alabama gets there.

Milledgeville DAWG

May 16th, 2012
3:10 pm

All we had to do is start a rumor that Brice sprained his ankle and Saban would have been gone. Heck, we will use this senario soon on Ole Nick.

what????

May 16th, 2012
3:14 pm

I thought Ramsey was supposed to be about 6′3″ or taller. He is shorter than CMR in the photo.

Jacques Strap

May 16th, 2012
3:15 pm

DawginLex knows everything.

If you don’t believe it, just ask him.

UGA Lee

May 16th, 2012
3:15 pm

Article = Little Brother Syndrome

ryan

May 16th, 2012
3:16 pm

I don’t think Ramsey is the one UGA has to worry about its Henry we need to hope Ramsey and Terry can convince him to stay committed because there have been some rumors that he looking around .

IT IS WHAT IT IS

May 16th, 2012
3:16 pm

Nick Saban wanted Brice Ramsey as his number one choice and everybody knows it. Saban knows it!!!! Brice was all dawg traylor trash bama fans!!! I thought the god got everyone he wanted!!! Cant wait for Bama to get brought back to earth in 2012… Denard Robinson is going to run all over Sabans d this year and bama will have 3 or 4 loses!!! I cant wait………………………………….

Game Changer

May 16th, 2012
3:19 pm

Saban is so smooth. Give a local boy a call, talk 90 minutes, set the stage that he and Alabama are total class act, then accept the commitment of Cooper Bateman, top 5 QB nationally in the 2013 class. Cooper Bateman passes for more completions and yardage as a sophmore than Brice Ramsey will during total high school career. Brice Ramsey is not top five in the state of GA but I will not complain because I would rather have Brice Ramsey skip senior season and start the 2012 season for UGA before Aaron Murray. Welcome Brice Ramsey, look for you in 2015 season at UGA.

bigtime

May 16th, 2012
3:20 pm

Even the UGA commitment articles are written about Alabama. Bama runs your state, chumps. 8-)

Wet Willie...keep on smiling

May 16th, 2012
3:22 pm

Oh Nick knows how to apply the pressue when he needs to get a player to make a move. Bateman is the only QB that had a committable offer before Nick’s camp in June. Bama will take two QB’s because we’re still short one due to Phil leaving due to his father’s health. If the kid from 10RC Max Staver(sp) does well at camp then he just might be the 2nd. As the man said it’s very hard to convince 2 star QB’s to come duke it out since the loser normally leaves. Brice is a goodun and Nick really likes the kid and his parents. If the guy is not a life long UGA fan like Crowell then you might wish to hold off pooping the cork.

Jailyard Dwag.......

May 16th, 2012
3:23 pm

Does Brice know that we will have to play several top twenty teams after he gets to Athens ? I hope Coach Richt didn’t tell him that…..

The Bear

May 16th, 2012
3:24 pm

@Cooper Bateman welcome to the Tide family!

Roll Tide

DawginLex

May 16th, 2012
3:26 pm

jacques strap

don’t know everything but know enough to identify a TROLL

You guys are a trip

“Saban would get him if he wanted him”

What a joke

War Eagle

May 16th, 2012
3:26 pm

Enjoy your consolation prize, Wet Willie.

DawginLex

May 16th, 2012
3:28 pm

Cooper Bateman passes for more completions and yardage as a sophmore than Brice Ramsey will during total high school career.
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Game changer, I guess you missed the part about Ramsey operating in basically a veer offense where he hardly ever throws the ball

RTR22

May 16th, 2012
3:29 pm

You dawgs need to get over yourselves. If Ramsey lived in Utah and CB lived in Ga you get the idea who the real priority is. After all ESPN, 24/7, Scout, Rivals, and MaxPreps have said the same thing.
CB is the higher rated prospect. FACT. Will he be only time can tell, but this is the most polished and fundamentally sound QB CNS has successfully recruited. I will say Jawja has done a good job with QB development, but the new OC at Alabama brings a whole new dynamic to the NATIONAL CHAMPS…..

Game Changer

May 16th, 2012
3:31 pm

@ryan, Derrick Henry is not going to sign with UGA,

Current leaders for D Henry is South Carolina and Tennessee, has been since before and after the day he commited to UGA. Several other teams are in the mix but on lesser note at this time. L Tunsil and D Henry are likely to attend the same school at this time and UGA is not interested in UGA. L Tunsil is a Florida lean but wants to play in game one as a freshman just as D Henry.

There is so many top recruits remaining that any two SEC teams that get the right mix and numbers could be a instant 2014 overnight threat. Tennessee and South Carolina offer L Tunsil freshman starting position along with D Henry.

Terry has talked alot but will jump ship, he is not a very stable commit and never has been, would be the case with any school he commited to so this is nothing against UGA, jus the facts.

T Matthews is the biggest concern on the defensive side of the ball currently, need to get him signed and in school for Jan 2013 classes.

RTR22

May 16th, 2012
3:36 pm

War Eagle, who will be the Barner consolation prize???? You need then all over your roster.

Bama in Atlanta

May 16th, 2012
3:40 pm

Looks like a couple of good gunslingers for the SEC. Good to see that we can pull in a highly rated player from the left side of the country. Looks like the passing stats for Bama and UGA will increase the next couple of years.

Is it football season yet?!?

Game Changer

May 16th, 2012
3:41 pm

@dawginlex;

Makes the fans happy that UGA passes the ball more than 60% of the time most games and we recruit a QB two years prior to his senior year and he does not throw passes in games.

Brice Ramsey state playoff lose 8 passes total
Brice Ramsey has not made the difference in any Camden high school game
Brice Ramsey like Aaron Murray, never beat a team of equal or better talent

I hold out hope that we could never end up with two Aaron Murrays in the same decade

LOLOL

May 16th, 2012
3:44 pm

Eric Zier – future of UGA

DawginLex

May 16th, 2012
3:48 pm

game changer

Brice Ramsey just won the Nike event in charlotte and got an elite 11 invite to California

Nick Saban does not waste his time on kids with no talent

Ramsey was only the starter for one year but his camp performances got the colleges drooling

Richt beat everyone to the punch and you can’t stand Richt so you will never give him credit

Another thing, you have yet to show any of us a link about Derrick Henry not going to Georgia, just your inane speculation.

give us some facts that are verified or quit spewing your garbage.

No one believes you

You have zero credibility except with the Bama trolls

dummy dawg

May 16th, 2012
3:48 pm

sounds like Ramsey should look around a little more before getting mixed up with that athens trash..

DawginLex

May 16th, 2012
3:49 pm

dummy dawg

It smells like you need to brush your tooth

Game Changer has SPOKEN!!

May 16th, 2012
3:50 pm

Game Changer has stated the facts on an internet blog, must be true.

Who will win the Presidential election in the Fall? And, is the world REALLY going to end in December??

Bwahahahahaha!!

PaulPaul

May 16th, 2012
3:52 pm

Alabama got themselves a top notch young man. From his highlight film he has a strong accurate arm. Ramsey was never going to flip and neither are any of the others. It is a great experience for these young men to be able to talk to these coaches. We shouldn’t worry to much about quarterback for a while. Richt knows how to coach them that is why so many good ones want to come to UGA. The dawgs will be really good this year and for years to come. The only thing to worry about is OL inexperience. We have good ones just need seasoning. Bulldogs in Atlanta this December.

T-Dawg

May 16th, 2012
3:53 pm

The losers are out in force today! Can’t wait until their mamas get that mac and cheese going so they’ll get out of the basement and drop off the blog for a while.

Game Changer

May 16th, 2012
3:54 pm

Regarding D Henry, my post is the link!

DawginLex

May 16th, 2012
3:56 pm

So in other words

Game changer is FOS like always

Oldtimer

May 16th, 2012
4:00 pm

Hey Bama fans. No doubt Bama’s program is on a roll. I respect Saban and what Alabama has accomplished. No question every top player will have Bama on their list BUT not all want to go there. I think Bama is a classy coach and team. Not so much the fans though, which is regrettable.

Trimmer

May 16th, 2012
4:04 pm

Let him go to Alabama. We’re stocked at QB.

Chris Rock

May 16th, 2012
4:06 pm

Who wants to bet on what ‘Bama article will run on this site tomorrow? Pretty soon the UGA fans will be the trolls. . .

Digger

May 16th, 2012
4:07 pm

One thing we don’t need, is another pimma donna at QB like Murray who likes to shop himself around to 50+ schools because he has low self esteem issues. These offers make him feel better. You just don’t see Bama QB’s doing much in the NFL, not sure why.

Oldtimer

May 16th, 2012
4:11 pm

Digger, You don’t know why Bama QB;s don’t do much in the NFL. Its called Talent. They are system QB’s and not prerared in college for a pro system What they do, they do well. But it does not translate to the Pros. Thats why Richt always has top QB’s in the system. He runs a pro style offense and prepares them for the pros.

DawginLex

May 16th, 2012
4:14 pm

Chris Rock

May 16th, 2012
4:06 pm
Who wants to bet on what ‘Bama article will run on this site tomorrow? Pretty soon the UGA fans will be the trolls. . .

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Great post

100% TRUTH

Game Changer

May 16th, 2012
4:15 pm

Only one UGA QB is made it in pro’s and every person in America could have been his Head Coach in college and he would still have been the number 1 NFL PICK.

Richt has no history of putting college QB’s in the pro’s that play.

secbama

May 16th, 2012
4:17 pm

Humm…#61 versus #110…give me Bateman. Roll Tide! Steamroll the Doggies in 2012!

ryan

May 16th, 2012
4:21 pm

I do agree with Dawginlex about Henry yes the Vols have made some ground up with Henry but as long as Ramsey and Terry stay committed to UGA all 3 will sign i have some encouraging news about L . Tunsil i hear he is UGA lean and Henry has been recruiting for us from the 247 sports site it looks good for UGA .

Good news for both

May 16th, 2012
4:23 pm

Congrats to Bama and UGA for getting top-ranked QBs. All the other crappy comments are just trash talking. Take care of it on the field and we will see each other in December.
Roll Tide

DIT

May 16th, 2012
4:23 pm

Just my opinion and from what my insiders tell me. Ramsey was never going to Bama. If he wanted to go to Bama he would have flipped after the 90 minute conversation he had with Coach Saban.
At that age he is at that’s a huge ego boaster to have a coach from a major school want to talk to him. Of course he is going to talk to Saban. What kid would not, but it does not mean that he was ever considering changing his committ. I guess believe what you think.
I’m just going off the experience I had decades ago when I was taking trips and being called by several coaches for Baseball. I was not going to turn down any of them. It’s ego, too heady for a High School kid.

ryan

May 16th, 2012
4:29 pm

Tunsil would be a huge get if what i have been hearing is true Ramsey , Henry , Terry , and Tunsil would be awesome for our class .

Cdpridg

May 16th, 2012
4:30 pm

Ramsey, is all Dawg….no interest in Saban and the Updyke Nation. I dont mind Saban wasting his energy and time in Camden Co though.

Delbert D.

May 16th, 2012
4:31 pm

Commitments are non-binding, of course. I don’t know why anybody even bothers with that flawed concept.

Game Changer

May 16th, 2012
4:33 pm

Tunsil is a small Gator lean and not much of one at that. 24/7 is blowing smoke to get dummies to pay money for made up info. I am telling you that D Henry and Tunsil at this time want to go to the same college but UGA is not in the running. Whoever makes such a claim on 24/7 is blowing smoke up your a&&

Herschel Talker

May 16th, 2012
4:34 pm

DawginLex,

You still think Derrick Henry is a lock? Our RB depth chart and many of his recent visits are worrisome. Also remember that he grew up a Gator fan and lives only an hour from Gainesville. He is a beast, and we need him.

HT

NorthGABulldawg

May 16th, 2012
4:41 pm

Hope that Henry is a Dawg Lock, I still think that by the time he is a sophmore he will be our starter, or at least 50% playing time. I think that in todays SEC world, 2 or even 3 running backs will get plenty of carries, and of course there is attrition. Congrats on both teams with pretty good QB’s. Can’t anyone be classy anymore? Go Dawgs!!!

ryan

May 16th, 2012
4:43 pm

@Game Changer no there not Rusty Mansail is one of the best recruiting experts out there he was dead on were Jordan Jenkins and Josh Harvey Clemons would end up playing so i trust his judgment and not yours .

ryan

May 16th, 2012
4:46 pm

I will just put like this as long as Henry keeps recruiting for UGA and Ramsey and Terry keep talking to him you should not worry to much about it .

Dawg Haus

May 16th, 2012
4:49 pm

Why do people insist that Henry is no longer coming to UGA? It sounds to me like he’s one of the most active recruiters among incoming players. Why would he want to recruit guys to play against? I’m pretty sure he’ll be a Dawg at the end of the day.

ryan

May 16th, 2012
4:50 pm

Oh just going by from i have been hearing and by Tunsil him self who been talking a lot about playing for UGA.

ryan

May 16th, 2012
4:53 pm

Agree Dawg Haus if Henry keeps recruiting for us he will sign .

bucket

May 16th, 2012
4:54 pm

I can’t tell the future and no one that has time to post on the ajc blogs can say with 100% certainty that they know what will happen on NSD 2013. However, it is very interesting that the players that are recruiting the hardest for UGA are the ones that someone on here thinks are going to be flipping. I guess they are just trying to throw everyone off! BTW, John Theus has told Tunsil that he will play right tackle if Tunsil wants left tackle.

Joey

May 16th, 2012
4:55 pm

“But, you know, any kid is going to be intrigued by the national champions and them showing a great amount of interest in you.”
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Must be nice to have a Crystal Football (or 2) in the trophy case . . .

kerryb

May 16th, 2012
4:58 pm

secbama
May 16th, 2012
4:17 pm

Humm…#61 versus #110…give me Bateman. Roll Tide! Steamroll the Doggies in 2012!

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That’s only a recruiting service ranking which doesn’t mean much. If Ramsey wasn’t considered a top notch QB he would not have had Saban and Urban Meyer pounding on his door still trying to get him. What I hear is the only reason Ramsey’s ranking is not higher is because he plays in a run oriented offense. They all say that he has the talent that when he gets into college with a college QB coach he has tons of potential. He will have two of the best at developing QB’s in CMR and Mike Bobo.

kerryb

May 16th, 2012
5:00 pm

Ramsey was just flirting with Saban because as a 17 year old kid it must be a huge ego boost to have Nick Saban kissing your a**.

Nick Saban

May 16th, 2012
5:05 pm

Still celebrating that national championship that georgia hasn’t had a sniff of since the cold war. were kings, dawgs are the trash. my ring, or should i say rings, prove it

GtDawg

May 16th, 2012
5:09 pm

@ Game Changer Tunsil is all Dawg, You kinda hear it from him in this vid,
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtIBkEu1Ago&feature=youtu.be

ryan

May 16th, 2012
5:11 pm

Theus on one side and Tunsil on the other that strike fear on opposing QB’s i think John has been helping in recruiting him also .

Bama

May 16th, 2012
5:11 pm

Hope most of you Dawg fans realize idot post like above are probably coming from a Barner. Think about it, Aubarn idots hate you where us Bama people just really don’t care.

GtDawg

May 16th, 2012
5:14 pm

@ Bama, Only the LAST 3 years yall didn’t/don’t care. 2012, Bama will care again, Yup.

ryan

May 16th, 2012
5:15 pm

One thing UGA and Bama fans can agree on we hate Auburn .

Bama in Charlotte

May 16th, 2012
5:17 pm

Oldtimer: Bama doesn’t run a pro style offense and defense? Enlighten me. As for your comments on QB talent, it took Saban a while to break the stigma of the run first system established by Stallings, Dubose, and Shula. Have you noticed the receiver talent that Bama has recruited in the past three classes? Have you seen Nussmeier’s resume? When the right QB makes his way into the system, the offense will open up. McCarron proved that in the BCS NC. Saban said himself that he would prefer to throw more (in his pro-style offense).

Just Asking

May 16th, 2012
5:18 pm

@NorthGaBulldawg (4:41)

I agree it is sad there are so few classy comments. I think the problem is there are a lot of classless Bama and GT fans who like to troll on this site. Hard to be classy with classless fans!!!,

Seriously?

May 16th, 2012
5:19 pm

Game Changer has NO CLUE

Crimson Crush

May 16th, 2012
5:42 pm

@Good news for both

Whoever you are … the borrowing of that handle from the article is apropo . It was exactly what I took away from the article . Both schools have less chaos on the QB recruiting front (The Tide of course benefits more so than UGA because Brice was already committed to the Dawgs ) … both schools get nice talent at their position . You really have to stretch to find something to troll about on this story .

I DO hope the Tide stays on Jennings … and they may very well do so . That young man is impressive in several areas . Of course HE may not be interested any longer … which I would understand .

LakeDawg

May 16th, 2012
5:52 pm

The real headline should read, “Bateman allowed to commit now that Saban finally gets Ramsey’s message.”
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Yep

Rowdy_Red_Pachyderm

May 16th, 2012
5:52 pm

I know we are serious about Brice Ramsey, neither of these kids have signed yet and both could grow or shrink as the year progresses.

I have gone far out of my way to not poke my trunk in the UGA plantations eye. I chide you guys in good nature and expect the same in return. I also take in more than I dish out because we have so much to cherish and other’s have nothing to show for many seasons of work.

Brice & Cooper will be in Tuscaloosa for camp in a few weeks but fun to see how they do.

RTR

Earlybird

May 16th, 2012
6:14 pm

@bama in charlotte
Agree with most of what you said except that I think CNS would not throw at all if he could get away with it.
@oldtimer
Define “system qb” if you dont mind. A one back ,12 personnel offense with a 50/50 run pass ratio is about as pro-set as you can get. You’re not the only one I’ve seen to post that but I can’t figure out why. Just asking, not trying to flame you.

Delbert D.

May 16th, 2012
6:19 pm

The pro set is the RB and FB split behind the QB. It has been called that since the 1960’s.

Earlybird

May 16th, 2012
6:47 pm

People do call split backs a pro-set with a te a 2 wr’s. A looser definition however, would be a formation that includes 2 wr’s and 2 backs even if the fb(h or y or a or 3) lines in different places and goes in motion. Has been since the early 90’s

Earlybird

May 16th, 2012
6:48 pm

Enter your comments here

Yo

May 16th, 2012
6:50 pm

Larry will be a Gator. We got 16 in the top espn150,that doesn’t mean crap though. Players healthy down the road,and the best question is…. can they qualifly? So far we been good,our standards are higher than most sec teams. Florida, Missouri, and Vandy for the brain. GO GATORS!

dawg4life

May 16th, 2012
6:50 pm

RTR22, I guess you too missed the part about Ramsey running an option offense…. All those recruiting sites you mention, run off of statistics. If anything, it should speak volumes about Brice’s natural ability to throw the ball and is stilled ranked as high as he is. I can promise you one thing, Brice is getting a lot more experience playing against the mountain of talent in south Georgia than ol Bateman is up in Utah. Utah? Really?

Score Check

May 16th, 2012
6:50 pm

Coach Sick Satan = SCUM
Coach Sick Satan = SCUM
Coach Sick Satan = SCUM
Coach Sick Satan = SCUM

Tweak your knee and he leaves you twisting in the win

DAWGFAN

May 16th, 2012
6:55 pm

DON’T YOU BLOWED UP BAMMER FANS HAVE A MULLET WRAPPER SITE OVER THERE TO COMMENT ON! BRAG BRAG BRAG. WE AINT BUYING YALL’ S rtr C-RAP!! GO CHECK ON THE HOGS OR CHECK THE OIL IN THE PULPWOOD TRUCK!!!

heeldawg

May 16th, 2012
7:01 pm

Ramsey is, was and always has been all Dawg. Tramel Terry is also 100% committed to U.Ga. Rivals says Tunsil is a 60% Georgia lean and Henry is an 80% Georgia lean. All four have been recruiting heavily for the Dawgs; all four want to play together. Look long and hard at the handwriting on the wall. It all stacks up to a #1 overall recruiting ranking for Georgia in 2013–on the heels of the SEC championship. Write it down.

Really?

May 16th, 2012
7:16 pm

http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/football/recruiting/player-Derrick-Henry-111376

It seems that Henry is still committed to us. And make no mistake; Rivals is so far up UF’s a$$ that any inclination of a flip would be updated immediately.

HE’S RECRUITING FOR GEORGIA…YOU KNUCKLEHEADS! And who cares if he’s 1 hour from Gainesville…he probably wants to get the heck out of that god awful swamp invested area for a change of scenary. I know I would!

Dawg1

May 16th, 2012
7:17 pm

Oldtimer – that about covers it.

01HAWK

May 16th, 2012
7:18 pm

Is Brice Ramsey 6 ft 3 ? How tall is CMR. I have heard that CMR is not even 6 feet. They are about the same height on the picture.

Beast from the East

May 16th, 2012
7:19 pm

Really?,
Yeah, he probably wants to get away from Gainesville. Must be scared of crystal footballs. If that’s the case, then Athens is the place to be.
Go Gators!

01HAWK

May 16th, 2012
7:21 pm

Georgia’s Mark Richt is officially listed as 5 foot 10 inches tall in height, topping the scales at near 200 pounds

How is that Brice Ramsey is 6 ft. 3 ?

kerryb

May 16th, 2012
7:32 pm

01HAWK
May 16th, 2012
7:18 pm

Is Brice Ramsey 6 ft 3 ? How tall is CMR. I have heard that CMR is not even 6 feet. They are about the same height on the picture.
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CMR is 6′ 2″

Delbert D.

May 16th, 2012
7:36 pm

The pro set was a variant of the T-formation, which had multiple variations. We ran the straight T as our base formation. “Split Right” was the right end splitting out (various distances). “Slot Right” is the right halfback filling in the “slot” left by the end, who moved out. The definitions of split and slot have become more general over the years. As an example, the left halfback in the right side “slot” was called “Strong Right.” Wing Right would be the right halfback moved up outside the right end. Flanker Right is the left halfback move outside the right end. Back in those days, we didn’t have designations for X, Y and Z, etc., and both ends were what would be called tight ends today. After the formation call, a play call was something like “29 Quick Pitch”, designating the appropriate halfback and where he was supposed to go. Rather than a whole lot of named plays, most of the formation calls + plus play calls provided the code for who was doing what. A lot of the times during the season it was on-the-fly decoding for not only the backs, but the linemen as well. Maybe were were more intelligent that I thought.

01HAWK

May 16th, 2012
7:43 pm

I was beginning to wonder how could this kid be under 6 ft and be recruited as a QB in the SEC. Good to know he is much taller.

kerryb

May 16th, 2012
7:45 pm

Rivals says that Ramsey is 6′3″, 195lbs

Brown Dog

May 16th, 2012
7:54 pm

Congrats to both schools. Whether CNS was interested in Bryce or not, he made Georgia spend time shoring up the sandbags.

Both schools have good quarterbacks. Who becomes UA’s second? Apparently the June camp in Tuscaloosa will decide who gets the offer.

Brown Dog

May 16th, 2012
7:55 pm

Sorry, that should be Brice.

damngooddawg

May 16th, 2012
7:58 pm

ESPN’s rankings are a joke. When everyone in attendance agreed that Ramsey was by far the best QB in the Elite 11 competition at Buford they chose a kid from Marietta. Not only did Ramsey garner an Elite 11 invite he is one of the top 6 that get special attention. Alabama was never in it with Ramsey.

Game Changer

May 16th, 2012
8:16 pm

Mark Richt is 6′ to 6′1″ somewhere in between

Brice Ramsey is listed right at 6′3″

Aaron Murray is not, he is 5′ 11″ at most.

Aaron Murray still sucks

Blackoutanyone?

May 16th, 2012
8:24 pm

Enter your comments here

Paul E Johnson

May 16th, 2012
8:26 pm

Maybe I can get him here. We pass the ball about 8 times a game also.

Game Changer

May 16th, 2012
8:27 pm

Why is it that some UGA promoters are trying to sell Brice Ramsey so hard to the public and other fans. Fact is Brice Ramsey is not a top 5 QB in the state of GA for 2013. Brice Ramsey has alot of work to do and is no where close to the ability currently of many QB’s in GA at throwing the football, NO WHERE CLOSE, hope he improves but playing for Camden and the offense they run is a waste of another year for this kid.

Lol

May 16th, 2012
8:29 pm

@bigtime, the only reason bama can “run this state” is because all their athletes come from Georgia and Florida. You have to graduate high school to play college ball so kids in Alabama are out of the question.

Delbert D.

May 16th, 2012
8:36 pm

Camps. The game isn’t touch football.

RHall55

May 16th, 2012
8:40 pm

Game Changer is so great w/ his lines:at this time UGA not interested in UGA? Huh??? And D Henry going to SC? Huh??? You have such great insight!! Huh?? Haha!! You’re saying that UGA will have (2) Aaron Murrays but that’s not the problem; it looks like UGA will for many years have (1) Mike Bobo, (1) Rodney Garner and (1) Will Friend!!! C’mon guys do your job!!

Game Changer

May 16th, 2012
8:51 pm

South Carolina was the leading school for D Henry for two years. Tennessee jumped into the race and if you had a clue you would know why, but you can figure that out for yourself along with the pay sites that steal peoples money. Tunsil has and continues to be a Gator lean, D Henry is much closer to Tunsil than any of the players commited to UGA but make up whatever you want to pump your emotions.

Fact:
D Henry will require 15 plus carriesper game starting with first game his freshman year
L Tunsil will start the first game in his freshman year or he will not sign at your school

Good luck signing either of these two

Game Changer

May 16th, 2012
8:55 pm

D Henry was South Carolina bound for two years and now Tennessee is in the picture. If you had a clue you would no this but waste your money on a pay site or keep promoting your site through ajc forums. L Tunsil is close friends with D Henry, more so than with the UGA commits. L Tunsil is a Gator lean

Fact:
D Henry requires 15 carries a game starting with first game his freshman year
L Tunsil will start as a freshman or your school has no chance

Blackoutanyone?

May 16th, 2012
8:59 pm

“This has been a great time in my life, I have had the rare opportunity to be able to choose from many great schools that would allow me to get a college degree and continue to play the game that I love. This has been a very difficult decision only because I was able to meet and get to know so many wonderful coaches at so many great universities. I have chosen to attend the University of Alabama. I am honored that I will get to learn from Coach Saban and Coach Nussmeier and will get to represent Alabama, the state and the University. I want to thank my coaches at Cottonwood for all they have done for me and mostly to my parents who have made this all possible.”— Cooper Bateman

Sounds like a smart kid from a good family. Roll Tide!!!

Blackoutanyone?

May 16th, 2012
9:02 pm

Where’s the 2012 AJC Super 11? Seems like it was out by now in years past.

asa

May 16th, 2012
9:06 pm

beat Qb in Georgia Clemson committ Shaun Cantrell mark it down

Dawg48

May 16th, 2012
9:13 pm

Devine commits to GT.

McDawg

May 16th, 2012
9:34 pm

if the kid wants to go to Bama so be it -we should be all over the kid from Marietta anyway

TVfan

May 16th, 2012
9:40 pm

Devine looks like he could start against VT.

Tdawg

May 16th, 2012
9:59 pm

Game Changer you are one dumb idiot. To hear you tell it every dawg commit to this date is going to bail on UGA. I suppose if you name every single player that has committed to Georgia and say that they will jump ship and one actually does, you think that it would make you look like you know what you are talking about, which won’t work, because we all know that you don’t know squat.

Tdawg

May 16th, 2012
10:07 pm

kerryb, Mark Richt is around 6′3″ from what I’ve read in past post.

Bama in Charlotte

May 16th, 2012
10:13 pm

Tdawg, before you criticize Bama fans for their lack of education & couth, please read you posts on this article. Your last post has, quite possibly, the longest run-on sentence I’ve ever seen. Just a friendly note from a Bama grad.

ALABAMA FOOTBALL

May 16th, 2012
10:40 pm

WE’LL TAKE EM BOTH JUST LIKE UGA DID METTENBERGER AND MURRAY.

ROLL TIDE!

Brainiac

May 16th, 2012
10:49 pm

@ Bama Realist:

Yep, you are right as usual. “If WE wanted Ramsey WE would have gotten him”. Who the hell is “WE”???

“WE” would have gotten him alright, just like “WE” got Malcom Mitchell. Ray Drew, Jay Rome, etc.

You(WE) must be in charge of BAMA EXCUSES WHEN SABAN CAN”T DELIVER!!!!!!!!!!!!

LMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Brainiac

May 16th, 2012
10:53 pm

@ T-Dawg:

Game Changer doesn;t know Big Wood from Brush and is dumb enough to be triplets!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

TIM BUCK

May 16th, 2012
10:56 pm

All the crying gawgee fans can relax now and dry your tears…We got our QB!!!!!!!!! GAWGEE ‘S DROUGHT WILL CONTINUE…RTR

Brainiac

May 16th, 2012
11:01 pm

@ Bama In Charlotte:(10:13pm post)

That would be “please read YOUR posts” !!!!!!!

T-dawg wasn’t criticiztng Bama fans. He was just stating some facts but you appear to be an educated and levelheaded person.

Brainiac

May 16th, 2012
11:06 pm

@ McDawg:

The “kid from Marietta” is the personal project of Roll Tide/Roll Turd. He will probably commit suicide(I got mixed emotions about the suicide) if the kid doesn’t sign with a D-I school

Brainiac

May 16th, 2012
11:09 pm

@ Blackout:

How’s the BIG TV doing and how are you???

kerryb

May 16th, 2012
11:16 pm

Tdawg
May 16th, 2012
10:07 pm

kerryb, Mark Richt is around 6′3″ from what I’ve read in past post.
_____________________________________________________________________

I found the 1982 Miami Hurricanes roster. That was Mark Richt’s senior season he was listed at 6′ 1″

kerryb

May 16th, 2012
11:17 pm

Brainiac
May 16th, 2012
10:49 pm

@ Bama Realist:

Yep, you are right as usual. “If WE wanted Ramsey WE would have gotten him”. Who the hell is “WE”???

“WE” would have gotten him alright, just like “WE” got Malcom Mitchell. Ray Drew, Jay Rome, etc.

You(WE) must be in charge of BAMA EXCUSES WHEN SABAN CAN”T DELIVER!!!!!!!!!!!!

LMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
_____________________________________________________

Don’t forget. WE got Jordan Jenkins too.

Brainiac

May 16th, 2012
11:23 pm

@ Kerryb:

I forgot about Jenkins!!!!!

Looks like Bama Realist ain’t gittin the job done or he may be overworked trying to come up with all them air excuses when Saban Cain’t deliver!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

kerryb

May 16th, 2012
11:34 pm

They like to focus on the ones he does get from Georgia but somehow can’t remember the one’s he doesn’t get. Saban does raid the state of Georgia a lot and Richt raids the states of Florida and South Carolina a lot. Don’t see Richt raiding Alabama often mainly because there are not a lot of quality players in that state. That’s why Saban comes to Georgia.

Flo-Ri-Duh

May 17th, 2012
12:32 am

Not really that worried – never thought Ramsey would go back on his commit to UGA. More concerned about star RB Henry – primarily because he is from Florida and it’s a long time to signing day. Laremy Tunsil is probably the #1 target on the UGA board right now among those that are uncommitted. Also the DT from Dooley Co. Montravius Adams is ther #1 target on defense – ahead of Nkimdiche and Foster. UGA has a good chance of getting both. OL and WR are big needs in this class.

Crimson Crush

May 17th, 2012
12:47 am

I am still hoping Anthony Jennings is in the works . I have no clue how HE feels about the Tide but I would love to see him suit up in Tuscaloosa …

boykin

May 17th, 2012
1:00 am

All Dawg…unless Sabern gives that Shaq close,”Sign now and you’ll be an elephant.” and he might change his mind…lmao

Cmdawg99

May 17th, 2012
1:22 am

Let the kids go take an official visit with their parents to the national champs campus. Have the parents or players accidentally break a few more crystal balls and thank them for the free lunch. LOL

Cmdawg99

May 17th, 2012
1:28 am

Can’t you see Richt rock forward on his tiptoes.

7576DAWG

May 17th, 2012
1:32 am

I’m real proud of Brice for standing his ground against one of the best closure and salesman in the books in Saban. He put the full court press on Brice for 90 minutes before Saban gave up. Brice will need a lot of coaching and practice once he gets to Georgia but he has a gun for an arm and his potential is off the page. He will probably red shirt his Freshman year while getting ready while he learns Georgia’s play book and gets up to speed throwing the ball 20 plus times a game. He will be a good one before he leaves Georgia and Saban knows it.

camddawg

May 17th, 2012
1:48 am

HAHA. Hell start the day he steps on campus…and make the likes of Stafford look like Talley!

sammiamm

May 17th, 2012
6:10 am

Clearly Saban used the highly reported 90 minute SKYPE call with Ramsay to pressure the more highly ranked QB Bateman to commit.

Saban hedged and Ramsey got played.

That Saban is wicked smart.

But in the end, we get a young but seemingly loyal Bulldog Ramsey

KC

May 17th, 2012
8:15 am

A lot of coaches would have revoked his scholarship offer after doing a 90 minute Skype with another team. Stafford went No. 1 in the NFL draft. It doesn’t get any better than that. Richt/Bobo got that done. I don’t see that ever happening with a Saban QB. Also, the kid is from the state of Georgia, his heart won’t be in it if he goes to another team, he grew up dreaming about playing for UGA, now he has a chance to step up and lead, and early commit, and bring a bunch of stars with him, and he is faltering.

Game Changer

May 17th, 2012
8:16 am

@Camddawg

Two things no UGA alum wants to remember, Talley was the worse QB ever at UGA and Ray Goof, the dumbest person to be a head coach since the first football game ever in this country

Game Changer

May 17th, 2012
8:29 am

T dawg:

UGA a commits you should be concerned with:

D Henry, T Matthews

L Tunsil is not interested in UGA at this time, may visit for summer festivities but would be surprised if we land him. This kid is the top 5 lineman in 2013 class

AltamahaDawg

May 17th, 2012
8:40 am

“since the first football game ever in this country” gaw-huck gaw-huck

UA Grad

May 17th, 2012
8:48 am

Good luck to both kids.

Chris Mike

May 17th, 2012
9:03 am

All of the Bama fans need to get out of the UGA website. Nick Saban wanted Ramsey bad as hell. Ramsey is how all the other GA recruits need to be, Georgia school first. That is whats wrong with UGA recruits, they don’t have in they hearts like TEXAS, LOIUSIANA, FLORIDA, to grow up and want to represent they own state. I want to personally thanks Ramsey for staying at home. Go DAWGS!

AltamahaDawg

May 17th, 2012
9:15 am

Give us the scoop on this kid tideroll.

AltamahaDawg

May 17th, 2012
9:27 am

Does he “look” good from what you can tell?

Crimson Crush

May 17th, 2012
9:57 am

@Brainiac

I don’t think Anthony Jennings will have a problem getting a Div 1 scholarship . I am not sure why you think he wouldn’t . I still hope the Tide stays serious on the young man if he has any interest in return .

TIM BUCK

May 17th, 2012
9:58 am

drought!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and da forecast aint lookin good!!!!!!!!!!!

AltamahaDawg

May 17th, 2012
11:00 am

It’s a pretty easy thing to do to guage how tall Richt is when you stand next to him, is it not?

Brown Dog

May 17th, 2012
11:03 am

Chris Mike, show us the membership card that makes this a private UGA club. Otherwise, read the headline again. This story is as much about UA as it is UGA.

AltamahaDawg

May 17th, 2012
11:18 am

“this (recruiting blog in the AJC) story is as much about UA as it is about UGA”.

Like shooting fish in a barrel.

ole yeller

May 17th, 2012
11:33 am

Ramsey is a Dawg and Saban & Bama knows that. He wants to compete at a high level for the QB job at UGA. The compition at UGA is real high with or without Murray. Ramsey wants to play on sunday and if he can’t win the QB job at UGA he want be playing on sunday. So, why go where there is less competion for the sake of maybe playing a little more college football. Ramsey will play a lot of football at UGA, trust me he that good. I just hope we don’t lose some of the others in the process.

Crimson Crush

May 17th, 2012
11:45 am

@AltamahaDawg

A nice neutral comment . One designed to not really say anything . Let’s get you on record here . Is it “like shooting fish in a barrel” because it IS indeed a RECRUITING blog where multiple schools fans have a vested interest ? Or do you actually think that the fact that the blog is posted on the AJC site honestly is supposed to just make it a “UGA” site as well ? ;-)

01HAWK

May 17th, 2012
12:07 pm

ROLL TIDE………………………We love ATLANTA !!!!!!!!!!

Alabama head coach Nick Saban revealed that a game between the Crimson Tide and West Virginia in Atlanta is currently in the works for the 2014 season.

Fools Gold

May 17th, 2012
12:08 pm

Lets face it… Saban obviously landed the better QB. Richt is stil several steps behind Saban as usual. When are you Richt sheeple gonna wake up?

bob

May 17th, 2012
12:26 pm

Ok do Georgia fans seriously think Bama “lost” this one? cuz they didn’t. Bama wanted Bateman but clearly weren’t sure if they were going to get him so they went for back up plans. Bama got their guy in the end.

AltamahaDawg

May 17th, 2012
12:28 pm

Obviously? Based on what is that so obvious?

bob

May 17th, 2012
12:31 pm

Based on Bateman being the better prospect…

AltamahaDawg

May 17th, 2012
12:32 pm

CC, that would be: No. And No.

AltamahaDawg

May 17th, 2012
12:36 pm

gee. bob. Are we playing ring around the rosie here?

He is a better QB, because he is a better prospect. Sigh.

OK.And he is a better prospect based on what, exactly?

bob

May 17th, 2012
12:40 pm

based on the majority view by scouts.

bob

May 17th, 2012
12:40 pm

look at all the recruiting lists right now he is higher rated in all of them.

Brown Dog

May 17th, 2012
12:46 pm

Altamaha, it’s all a crapshoot at this point. Who knows if any of these kids can play, particularly the QBs. But I like the odds with Bateman. He may be playing in Utah instead Georgia, but at least he’s throwing the ball. Thoughts?

AltamahaDawg

May 17th, 2012
1:08 pm

Oh I think folks know if these (2) kids can play QB. Not sure there is any doubt about that.

I’ll get a chance to see Ramsey play in person this fall. What I believe is so impressing to most is that despite playing in the wing-T he is still considered one of the best QB in the nation. Imagine If he wasn’t. For sure (and all the scouts have pointed this out) his ratings would be much higher, some say as much as #1. Other I am sure disagree. None of that really matters. #6 VS #16 best qb prospect is pretty subjective.

AltamahaDawg

May 17th, 2012
1:15 pm

Or I see that Scouts has them at #4, and #6.

“obviously” #4 is so much better than #6 best QB prospect in the country playing in different regions in different type offenses. .

bob

May 17th, 2012
1:24 pm

my point in this whole thing was not that who will end up being better just that bama in all likely hood wanted Bateman and got there guy. with ramsey being the back up plan

Rowdy_Red_Pachyderm

May 17th, 2012
1:27 pm

It is all a crapshoot, and that is why Batemen & Brice will be in Tuscaloosa next month at camp. Until an LOI is signed and honored all this verbal stuff is just hot air by all the participation involved.

Brice may have grown an inch since January that’s what happens with 17 & 18 year old’s, I grew an inch at 20 years of age.

Georgia kids know that the last three BCS crystal trophies came from the state across the Chattahoochee River and we will continue to invite the best and brightest of those to Tuscaloosa, so they can punish the ones who stray from the path and choose Auburn.

UGA is not our natural competitor and to think that Florida has twice the population and has to split the recruits with 4-5 in house schools every year! UGA still gets the pick of the litter for its needs and couldn’t take all if it wanted too (why you left 19 off the table last year is questionable, but it looks like CMR has changed his ways now).

In the future UGA announced it plans on loading up the cart like everybody else does in the sane world and for ‘Dawg fans that must be exciting and a relief.

Ohio State. Alabama, & Florida are all in the hunt for a QB of Ramsey/ Bateman quality. The kid is a top player on one of the states best HS football programs a lot of teams will be gunning for his talent.

Good luck Brice next month and enjoy your camp in Title Town!

AltamahaDawg

May 17th, 2012
1:35 pm

great bob. Do you think it might limit the confusion of your point not being about who is better, if you don’t answer a question directed to some else, about being “obviously” better?

AltamahaDawg

May 17th, 2012
1:41 pm

Rowdy, that’s nothing. That kid Bateman can put on 15 lbs literally at the click of a button.

Game Changer

May 17th, 2012
1:52 pm

@altamaha dawg:

I hope the ratings that are based on 99% upside growth are accurate regarding Brice Ramsey. Ramsey has not established himself as a top five 2013 QB in the state of GA at currently ability or level of play. There is/are QB’s not even listed on the 2013 high school watch list that have equal size, arm strength is better, better accuracy, play in passing shotgun and spread offenses since day one and proven to better teams equal or better week in and week out, unlike this Ramsey. I agree we have no idea which ones will stand out but as far as ability and background on paper, Ramsey is not in TOP 5 OF GA FOR 2013 CLASS.

Game Changer

May 17th, 2012
1:56 pm

Ramsey has the size, problem is ZERO EXPERIENCE AND NO COMPETITION EVER PLAYED AGAINST. Never made the difference in a game. Ramsey’s parents have done a total disservice to him by having him stay and play at Camden.

AltamahaDawg

May 17th, 2012
2:13 pm

Do you even know where Camden is?

AltamahaDawg

May 17th, 2012
2:19 pm

A person SMART enough to know......

May 17th, 2012
2:22 pm

Maitland Dawg
May 16th, 2012
2:49 pm

UGA winners of last 3 of 4 against Alabama 5 of 6 vs Auburn and 3 of 5 vs LSU So clam up Chi Town or we will move to the West Div.

Wow so UGa can beat the BEST when the best are down but UGa still has NO NOT 1 Not even a Sniff of a Waterford Crystal Football.

AltamahaDawg

May 17th, 2012
2:46 pm

He already got his dream scholarship and will be a star. Such an injustice there. Of cource, there is the small matter of something called US military orders.

But had they moved him he might have rated higher in your made up scale.

Bama=home of the T-bag special

May 17th, 2012
3:37 pm

@A person SMART enough to know…… we beat the best when they will play us….we can’t beat them when they go into hiding…and yes that is tongue in cheek, LSU and Bama are ducking UGA just like UGA is ducking them..not.

Kevin

May 17th, 2012
4:19 pm

The latest on the Roll Tide Teabagger…

“Alabama fan accused of post-BCS sexual battery indicted”

http://www.al.com/sports/index.ssf/2012/05/alabama_fan_accused_of_post-bc.html

Crimson Crush

May 17th, 2012
4:33 pm

@AltamahaDawg

Brown Dog was telling you it was a crap shoot because NO ONE knows if either kid can play QB … AT THE COLLEGE LEVEL . Of course people can look at and tell you … what they have already done in high school . There is a step up to doing that in college and it is NOT the same step up that players at other positions face . Guessing how well a young man might perform as a college QB based off what you see him doing in high school is simply harder to do than it might be for say … a running back . Every position of course has some level of transition but some translate closer on a 1 for 1 basis than others …. ( or 1 to 2 … whatever :-) )

Game Changer

May 17th, 2012
4:43 pm

@crimsoncrush

and when your max passes in any high school game is 8, you never had to pass down field for the win, you never beat a team equal or better than your team and any QB on the team could have won the same games you have, ( Then the college that offers you a scholarship passes more than 30 times a game, your chance at failure is huge not to mention a minimum of two years just to learn how to play QB in that type offense ) More QB will be signed that have more experience and better ability than Brice Ramsey but who cares right, welcome to Athens, GA where the ruin of many men occurs. Best looking women in America, Athens GA

mike69

May 17th, 2012
5:02 pm

One reason Brice prob. will go to ga. is he is affraid of compition. if he’s scared of that then he is dog material not BAMA material. so the dogs can have him.

01HAWK

May 17th, 2012
5:08 pm

Comments about Cooper Bateman:

“What people don’t understand about him is he’s a sub-4.5 guy. Legitimately sub-4.5. This kid can fly and he can just flat hammer the ball. He can throw it as good and hard as anybody.

“We were down by 6 in a 30-degree game with four seconds to go. He threw it 67 yards on a rope and hit our guy in stride. The DB started backpeddling because he didn’t think he could throw it that far.

“We run a college-style offense, he’s got to make a lot of calls at the line of scrimmage, he’s got to do a lot of things with the football as far as changing plays at the line and all that kind of stuff. We kind of prepped him to play college football. He’s 6-foot-3, runs a sub-4.5 40 and has a cannon for an arm and, oh by the way, has a 3.8 grade point average.”

mama

May 17th, 2012
5:35 pm

@gamechanger do you have a personal vendetta against Brice? You have personally attacked my child on this board for MONTHS and to be honest I’m sick of it!!! And now you have publicy stated that I SIS my child a disservice by not moving him???? I think I’ve taught him integrity football is a team sport and he has played with all these boys since rec league to move him would have been a disservice to him in teaching him that just because he doesn’t like the offense he should leave!!!! Man up an email me at yjramsey@tds.net and we can discuss your issues further!!!!

01HAWK

May 17th, 2012
6:11 pm

For all fans. Saban wanted Brice Ramsey also. He is probably recruiting 3-4 Quarterbacks. He realistically would not get all 4. That is why it is good for some of these kids to go ahead and fill their slot before someone else gets it. If Bateman would have signed somewhere else, then SABAN would have 3 left to recruit.

Brice Ramsey is talented make no mistake about it. Only time will tell who will end up the better college or pro QB.

A person SMART enough to know......

May 17th, 2012
6:14 pm

When are they going to post the new Sports Vent?

Crimson Crush

May 17th, 2012
6:14 pm

Hrmmm … either someone hoping to get Game Changer’s email to send a virus … or mama helped Brice make the right decision . IF what Game Changer has wrote on one isolated forum got that far under her skin … Brice going to Bama is out of the question . Dawg fans would have slandered him for ages on here if he had went to school in Tuscaloosa ;-)

bigtime

May 17th, 2012
6:22 pm

Derrick Henry: “I would say, I am not as strong as I used to be [to Georgia].”

“I am still looking at schools and making sure I am doing the right thing.”

“I will be visiting Alabama and Tennessee this summer – I will be at Alabama on June 8.”

“Alabama is a powerhouse right now. I am really high on them.”

–Look for Yulee, FL running back Derrick Henry, a Georgia commit, to make his final decision shortly after a visit to Alabama on June 8. The 6-3, 240-pound Henry is “very, very” interested in the Tide…

Brown Dog

May 17th, 2012
6:30 pm

Well put CC. Nobody can predict how a QB will handle the speed, the size and the simple fact that for the first time in their athletic lives, they aren’t going to be The Man. Best of luck to both. They sound like really good kids.

Game Changer

May 17th, 2012
6:35 pm

@mama

How come your boy threw only 8 passes in the only big game he has ever played and lost at that?

How come when he was in 10th grade you knew the offense was not to his needs so you left him at Camden?

Do you control everything about your son or is he allowed to make his own decisions?

After your son did not win at the Buford workouts, did you cry?

I am here to tell you that I hope your son Brice Ramsey improves and wins every game at UGA when he is afforded the opportunity to start. For sure he could never be worse than the current Aaron Murray. The very fact that you “mama” run your mouth so publicly is very embarrasing to your son and if it isn’t, than I wish he had flipped and signed with Alabama.

If you see a post by me that mis-states the facts then post what is correct?

Mama, you proved one thing, your guilt of leaving your son at Camden may have cost him a chance to play much earlier at the college level, for that you should apologize ever night to Brice!

Norm

May 17th, 2012
6:45 pm

“Former Alabama Crimson Tide star Rolando McClain has been sentenced to 180 days in jail after being found guilty on charges of assault, reckless endangerment, menacing, and wrongful discharge of a firearm.”

http://blogs.tennesseevalleynow.com/bamablog/2012/05/17/nfl-to-review-rolando-mcclain-case/

Game Changer

May 17th, 2012
6:47 pm

One more thing mama,

Your son Brice Ramsey would have been “GREAT AT ALABAMA AND THE STYLE OFFENSE THEY RUN”. HE WOULD HAVE HAD PLAYING TIME AS A FRESHMAN AND A SHOT TO START AS A SOPHMORE. I stated this several time and protect your son from others questions height etc. I detect that your son is upset now that he has loss an opportunity to be the QB at Alabama if he so wanted.

StackedDeck

May 17th, 2012
8:30 pm

Hey!!!!!! GO DAWGS!!!! Ramsey, Henry and company are fine young men….Hooorah!!!

UGA / ‘74

Brown Dog

May 17th, 2012
8:41 pm

Game changer, on the chance that mama is who she says she is, a less accusatory tone might be in order.

bigtime

May 17th, 2012
9:02 pm

“I was talking to my coaches and we were breaking down the schools,” the 6-3, 240-pound Henry says. “We were talking about what I think and what they think, and right now I think that Alabama is a place where everything that I want in college can happen.” Henry, who remains committed to Georgia for now, plans to make an unofficial visit to Alabama on June 8. “After that visit on June 8th,” Henry says,” when I come back that Sunday or Monday, that’s when I will know where I’m going.”

bigtime

May 17th, 2012
9:02 pm

Bama Mike

May 17th, 2012
10:12 pm

Thing about quarterbacks is they can have all the talent but must learn to manage the game. If talent was all there were to it. Florida State would be going after their 4th consecutive BCS Championship.

Brown Dog

May 17th, 2012
10:31 pm

Speaking of talent, helloooooooooooo Mr. Henry.

AltamahaDawg

May 17th, 2012
10:43 pm

Thanks Captain Obvious. I had no idea what he was talking about there.

AltamahaDawg

May 17th, 2012
10:45 pm

Crimson Crush

May 17th, 2012
11:06 pm

@bigtime You will like this one while chatting with Blackoutanyone? 8-)

http://blogs.ajc.com/recruiting/2011/11/09/robert-nkemdiche-officially-ranked-as-nations-no-1-junior-football-prospect/

Crimson Crush

November 11th, 2011
7:25 am

” No matter . I did notice in all the wailing , rationalizing and crying by Dawg fans several seemed to take comfort that they would at least get the RB Derrick Henry from Yulee, Fla . in 2013 .

Should I burst their bubble now and tell them that Henry is ALSO looking very seriously at Bama now as well ? …

Or should we wait till after the Jawjack fans watch their team get mauled in Atlanta by whoever comes out of the West ? “

Rut-Roh

May 17th, 2012
11:09 pm

No mention of the tweet from mom calling out the AJC? Strange.

Tdawg

May 17th, 2012
11:44 pm

Bama fan in Charlotte, yea I kind of do like those long sentences. Why write more sentence’s when you can say more in one really, really long sentence? Don’t recall bashing Alabama. Not on this post anyway. Game Changer however is a different story. I actually respect some Bama poster’s, however there are a few that seems to have cart blanch in bashing UGA on this site. If I didn’t know better, one would think that this is a Bama site.

Crimson Crush

May 17th, 2012
11:47 pm

Just for the record … Game Changer has said repeatedly for a long time now … he is a Dawg fan … just saying :-)

Tdawg

May 17th, 2012
11:55 pm

Crimson Blush, Jawja may get bashed in the dome, but yet again it won’t be by Alabama. Yall will be sitting home yet again hoping the NCAA takes pity on yall and will give Alabama another game they don’t deserve. Yes we know Henry is looking at Alabama. I mean so what? According to all of you loons, every kid in America is looking at Alabama. If one didn’t know better, one would think that you were full of yourself. Guess what genius. Alabama can only sign so many. They can’t sign every high school player in America. Pretty sure ole Nicky Boy is busy finding a loop hole that would allow him to do just that. Alabama’s worst nightmare. Requiring colleges to give a 4 year scholarship.

Crimson Crush

May 18th, 2012
12:04 am

That post was from LAST year Tdawg … and you have already been bashed . (one bashing per post … all future bashings will be highlighted in advance as they are coming up on the next seasons calendar )

One reason I put the link up AND the time date stamp was so you could figure that out …

Tdawg

May 18th, 2012
12:14 am

Crimson Crush you can put up any link you wish, but the fact is, is that last season Alabama was sitting at home while LSU and Georgia was in the dome playing for the SEC title. This year Alabama will still be sitting home watching the championship game on their tv. It may have been a 2011 post, but when you repost it, it is a 2012 post. Though you could have figured that one out all by yourself.

Crimson Crush

May 18th, 2012
12:22 am

Errrmm … okay . You write out one entire rambling rant based upon the fact that you can’t read a time and date stamp . When I try to help you out with it … you write a second trying to … what ? prove you STILL don’t have a clue ??? :-)

Seems like some people on this thread keep the stems in their watches wound so tight that they long ago sprung a spring LOL

Tdawg

May 18th, 2012
12:33 am

Game Changer I do believe that I owe you an apology. I actually agree with some of what you say. Some, but not all. I think that every player commits to Georgia, will be in Georgia for the start of the 2013 campaign. I was not to high on the South Carolina kid either, especially after he backed off his original commit. However, when given time to think about it for awhile, he recommitted. He’s here to stay I believe. I have not heard Derrick waver in his commitment and I don’t see him flipping. You are right about Brice. No way to know what he will be. You would think that the Camden coaches would have given the kid more passing opportunities. Shoot most of their game’s are over before the first quarter is over anyway, so why not let the kid air a few, just in case they need it further down the road. Not really worried about the QBs, as Georgia is set up pretty well there for a few years. Brice will most likely have to sit at least 2 maybe even 3 years before he gets the nod as a starter. Then again, he may blossom really fast and demand early playing time. Time will tell. I also agree with you on Murray. He’s too inconsistent and fumble prone, especially when it comes to the big stage. If he doesn’t get it this season, then he will never get it. Georgia needs safeties. Mathews ain’t going anywhere. Again, my apologizes.

Tdawg

May 18th, 2012
12:41 am

Crimson so what you are trying to say, is that because it was a 2011 post it shouldn’t have been read in 2012? Why did you post it again in 2012 if it wasn’t meant to be read? You posted it again in 2012, so that would make it a 2012 post. Well it would be one if you wanted us to read it and I kind of think you did. Want us to read it again. No I didn’t bother to open the link. Wasn’t interested in what it had to say. Pretty sure it was more rambling insulting the dawgs.

Crimson Crush

May 18th, 2012
2:06 am

Then you just made your usual mistake then Tdawg . You don’t read .

As for the rest … merely addressing the post to bigtime makes the reason for posting it fairly self explanatory for those who do … you know … read … and stuff :-)

RedandBlackDAWG

May 18th, 2012
6:08 am

For those questioning Ramsey’s height based off of the photograph. First look at the picture. Now imagine the person taking that photo is aiming up, as the flash on their faces would tends to support. Do you get the idea now. If the angle is looking up, you can conclude anyt5hing about height since, if you will also look closely, you will see that CMR is closer to the camera than Ramsey is. How is it that all of the major recruiting sites, his high school and all of the coaches, would have claimed to have seen this young man and not noticed the disparity in what he and his coaches claim to be 6′3″ and what some of the people on this blog say, is shorter than CMR at 5′10″? Ir is called camera angle, and natural distortion created with a two dimension picture of a three dimension subject. Optical illusion, just like making a man or woman with ordinary features look like the next Hercules and super woman, with a little oil and soft camera lighting. Think before you type, in some cases might be good advice.

AltamahaDawg

May 18th, 2012
7:06 am

Seems like some people on this blog can’t take a joke.

Brown Dog

May 18th, 2012
7:19 am

Some folks on this blog can’t tell one either. But we all have our crosses to bear.

AltamahaDawg

May 18th, 2012
7:25 am

Any comments or thoughts about the new on-campus recruiting co-ordinator we just hired? The process is sort of an interesting story.

AltamahaDawg

May 18th, 2012
7:27 am

It can be pretty nuanced at times, BD.

Thomas Brown

May 18th, 2012
7:49 am

It’s my opinion that the recruits at Alabama look better when they get there because they beat teams who achieve top 10 and top 25 rankings. Our recruits don’t because they don’t because our coaching is not equal to Alabama’s coaching.

coach

May 18th, 2012
7:53 am

BAMA has got the QB they wanted uga can have Ramsey. To the posted who said uga has beaten BAMA 3out of the last 4 years, TWO NC in the last THREE years! 1980, HW is gone & he’s not coming back!

Thomas Brown

May 18th, 2012
7:57 am

They also stated repeatedly that Nick Saban has a losing record to Mark Richt, which I only pointed out to them that Nick Saban has a winning record against Mark Richt and that Mark Richt has a losing record to Nick Saban.

Whiskey Breath

May 18th, 2012
7:58 am

You know Dogs, you might have a problem even though I don’t think Ramsey is that good.
Saban always has two studs at QB. 2 NC’s in 3 years, with 2 different great QB’s.
So I don’t know, I think I would be worried. Saban is a hard worker.
It would require a lot of effort on Richt’s part and his time is taken up being the biggest Christian.
I never question his sincerity because you dogs say so. And another thing, Buck Bulue is a girly man.

bigtime

May 18th, 2012
8:08 am

@Crimson Crush…LOL. They always thought that Henry was the one recruit that they didn’t have to worry about flipping. All I have to say is, be afraid puppies, be very afraid.

@TDawg…Alabama is giving 4 year scholarships, moron. Just like a UGA fan to open his mouth before he actually knows the facts.

7576DAWG

May 18th, 2012
8:18 am

Whiskey Breath
McCarron did not win Alabama the Championship. It was their shut down defense. What McCarron did so good last year was too not lose the game, something that Aaron Murray of Georgia has not learned.You won’t end up the hero but you sure will be footnoted as a great leader.

The Bear

May 18th, 2012
8:50 am

@7576DAWG come on McCarron had a very good year last year he was just overshadowed by the play of the defense(which you mentioned, point noted). But the profile Saban has brought to Bama is not indivdual play but team play.I will take that over indivdual stats anytime. Check the numbers McCarron was very solid last year and lights out in the NC game.

Roll Tide

Wet Willie...keep on smiling

May 18th, 2012
8:54 am

Henry is on Nick’s “we need” list and Nick called the kid from the NFL draft. Nick might give him a shot at the Big Back” position he uses much like the NFL but Henry will be a LB at Bama if he were to come join the program. UGA signed two good backs and have crowell already so why would the kid go to UGA unless he is a life long UGA fan? Bama’s depth chart is much better than UGA and we will miss on some good players that want to play TODAY. It’s just life. UGA’s problem is Richt can’t take what he gets and coach them up!!!!! Nick Saban can. Mike Shula could have taken the 65 Green Bay Packers and would have missed the playoffs. It isn’t all just talent and UGA has gone 11 years to prove just that but hey don’t let the facts get in the way of a good story. 1980….BYU has one since you guys. Now that is funny no matter who you are! Nick come over to Columbus yesterday….Roll Tide says the soldiers.

http://www.wtvm.com/story/18523697/nick-saban-visits-national-infantry-museum-praises-soldiers

kingdaddy

May 18th, 2012
8:54 am

Good Morning Bear

Thomas Brown

May 18th, 2012
8:57 am

Aaron Murray completed 59 % of his pass attempts, fumbled and threw interceptions and was sacked, and when he did run the football he fumbled and got 1-yard per carry despite taking 7 carries a game, something AJ McCarron did not do even one game.

AJ McCarron threw 66 percent of his pass attempts, completions. He didn’t fumble. He didn’t throw interceptions. He didn’t get sacked, and he doesn’t play ball-hog at 7 carries any game.

As a direct result thereof, AJ McCarron beat 2 teams who achieved top 10 in the nation while Aaron Murray has yet to beat any team who achieved any top 25 poll, even.

kingdaddy

May 18th, 2012
9:02 am

Wet Willie
It’s not a bad problem to be so loaded at a position, that you have to turn some of the best away or offer them at a different position. I wish UGA had that problem on the OL!!!

The Bear

May 18th, 2012
9:02 am

Kingdaddy hows it going!

Thomas Brown

May 18th, 2012
9:03 am

On the offensive line, what about our secondary ?

kingdaddy

May 18th, 2012
9:27 am

“Rainy night in Georgia, I feel like it’s raining all over the world…”

kingdaddy

May 18th, 2012
9:43 am

Thomas Brown
You’re pretty good with stats about anything that makes UGA look bad, how about these stats. What’s the % of YOUR POST, that DON’T TRASH UGAs COACHES, FANS, QBs, OLs, and DBs? Maybe 5%? Just maybe it’s not the COACHES, FANS, QBs, OLs, and DBs that need to be replaced. Maybe its just you and your 95% NEGATIVE POST THAT NEEDS TO GO? Do you ever get tired of complaining??

Thomas Brown

May 18th, 2012
9:48 am

Oh I just love losing 9 games in a row to SEC teams who achieve winning SEC records, 9 games in a row to teams who achieve any top 25 poll and 7 games in a row to teams who achieve any top 10 poll.

Thomas Brown

May 18th, 2012
9:49 am

And, I don’t believe Aaron Murray needs my help making him look bad against top teams.

Wet Willie...keep on smiling

May 18th, 2012
10:03 am

King…this 85 thing no matter how good you manage the numbers will NOT allow you that much depth at all positions. Since Nick has been at Bama the OL has about 7 players that can actually play at a high level so those 6-7 learn every position so if you have an injury then you go with the best combo you have practiced! Will is trying to do that same process at UGA. You will never have a complete set of 10 really good OL on the team this day and time but you must have 6-8 and just hope for injury luck. Juco is a route you go when you must and Nick has done that for OL’s as well.

Thomas Brown

May 18th, 2012
10:08 am

When you don’t manage this 85-man scholarship limit at all whatsoever, and have only 76 of the last 109 you signed to scholarships even still on the roster, an attrition of 33 from what Mark Richt signed to be here for 2012 to play against Mizzou in game 2 and will not, you have no depth at a lot more than at OL, as just described.

DawginLex

May 18th, 2012
10:13 am

And if Aaron Murray continues to screw up in big games, Richt will leave campus with him

Haven’t we covered this about a million times????????

Why do you insist on repeating it over and over and over and over again??????????????????????????

Thomas Brown

May 18th, 2012
10:16 am

Follow along now, we just had a poster state that AJ McCarron is not that great a QB and that what he did was not screw up like Aaron Murray in every single game against the top teams. All I did was point out just exactly what AJ McCarron’s actual results are compared to Aaron Murray.

????

DawginLex

May 18th, 2012
10:17 am

We have 6 OL who can play SEC football now. 1 more maybe in Theus. 9 more on scholarship with the dreaded “P” word(potential.

Beard is a JUCO guy but his technique needs work BIG TIME as evidenced by the spring game.

We will be adequate in 2012, nothing great. Certainly not a 70% run team. I predict 4 wide sets and a lot of screens to the backs instead of running plays.

kingdaddy

May 18th, 2012
10:19 am

Wet W.
I agree, I touched on this issue in a previous post about how an injury here, a transfer there and you’re screwed, blued and tattooed on a position like our OL was last year. I don’t think we really recovered in 2011. This year should be better, but we won’t know till we play some competition. I hold CMR responsible for not being prepared, its his job…

DawginLex

May 18th, 2012
10:22 am

And we have seen the stats a million times!

99% of the people on here think Murray is an idiot, he shouldn’t be playing, he makes too many mistakes, he is too short blah blah blah.

It doesn’t matter. He is going to be the starter versus Buffalo and Mason is going to redshirt and Lemay is going to be the backup.

Richt and Bobo made the decision. If it works and we go 12-0 or 11-1, maybe folks will leave them alone.

If we go 9-3 or 8-4, I will be the FIRST in line voicing my displeasure and recommending that Richt leave.

I’m tired of the excuses

Thomas Brown

May 18th, 2012
10:22 am

I also remain steadfast that I’m still looking for the POSITIVE POSTS about how great we were 11 seasons ago in 2002 when The SEC achieved only 1 other team a 4-loss Auburn to make the Coaches’ Poll Top 25 and 8 seasons ago when The SEC actually found us achieve # 3 in every single solitary poll.

Thomas Brown

May 18th, 2012
10:25 am

I hold CMR responsible for not being prepared, its his job…

Thomas Brown

May 18th, 2012
10:26 am

I’m tired of the excuses

DawginLex

May 18th, 2012
10:26 am

RE: 2002

Richt did the same thing that Meyer, Saban, Spurrier and Miles all did in their 2nd season

He won the SEC

The rest is a beauty contest.

You are not a competitor if you would not have been willing to take that 2002 team and play Miami or Ohio state toe to toe.

And they both cheated to get there.

AltamahaDawg

May 18th, 2012
10:27 am

It’s not really a choice between 70% or run the spread every down. (realizing you aren’t actually making that contrast so stark). Nobody in the SEC runs it 70% of the time with the exception of the team build around the rare running QB.

55-60% is just fine. Which we do. Just not very well, recently. We should 4 solid option at RB this year without reaching to 5′7″ walk-ons.

kingdaddy

May 18th, 2012
10:27 am

Good morning Lex
Barring injuries, suspensions or any more transfers, our OL could be a decent group. There’s plenty of plays CMB could call to take the pressure off of them until they come togeather. The big question is, will Bobo call the outside stuff and not just fallback on his bad habits? 2 up the gut, a bomb, then punt…

Thomas Brown

May 18th, 2012
10:28 am

11-1

?

What ? We’re going to lose to the only team who made any top 25 poll ?

DawginLex

May 18th, 2012
10:28 am

I am tired of the excuses

I want an SEC title in 2012

We have a chance on defense to be great. That won’t be the case in 2013.

It’s time to win

DawginLex

May 18th, 2012
10:29 am

We go 11-1 and win the SEC, we play for the crystal

I think we can live with that don’t you?

Thomas Brown

May 18th, 2012
10:30 am

I hardly think that will get any of the well over 300 posters here all over them both, to post the 1st positive post about UGA Bulldogs’ Football in years and years

Thomas Brown

May 18th, 2012
10:31 am

11-1 means we lost to South Carolina for the 3rd straight season.

THEN, no… we play LSU again or Alabama… when LSU beat us 10-42 last time

11-1

Thomas Brown

May 18th, 2012
10:33 am

Are we seriously going to sit in here and carry on a conversation again this off-season about us winning the National Championship, son ?

With all our issues ? Or, should I put them up again ?

DawginLex

May 18th, 2012
10:34 am

I’m out

I have made my points

kingdaddy

May 18th, 2012
10:34 am

T.B.
You complain 95% of the time with 0% positive post! Lex and I, conplain 5% of the time with 100% positive post because we believe in this team and you hate this team. You take us out of context…

kingdaddy

May 18th, 2012
10:41 am

I gotta run too. Hope we get some new articles for the weekend…

AltamahaDawg

May 18th, 2012
10:46 am

Context is not really a skill required for members of the Data Compilers Trade Union.

Thomas Brown

May 18th, 2012
11:04 am

I don’t hate this team; what I hate is what this team has become while you cannot find anything positive to say about them.

Just excuses.

Our QB cannot hit the broadside of a barn and can’t run his way out of a wet paper bag which is why he hasn’t done anything about this streak Mark Richt is on of losing to every team who achieves anything in The SEC or top 25 let alone top 10.

Our coaches cannot keep the recruits they sign to play here.

They all go to the NFL anyway.

Our offense is # 52 all 11 years to-date total offense NCAA.

Our coach has won 3 games out of 16 against teams who achieved the top 10 all 11 years.

When he does luck up and beat 1 of the 16, he loses 4 games that season anyway including to 2-win Vandie.

Our secondary is non-existent. They all are gone.

We have a bubble on the OL that has gone on since 2001. We sign a bunch, play all them, then right back to where we were with none.

We said last year’s OL was horrible, yet, by my count 3 are in the NFL today from that line.

We lost both the kicker and kick-returner and punter from special teams, yet stand pat without a coach and platitudes on it – they of the # 80 special teams nationally.

With all these 5-Star and 4-Star NFL talent we keep on signing.

We load up at 1 position and forget there are 200 fullbacks every year, yet go 6 seasons without signing so much as 1 FB at all.

We signed 1 defensive back this year. Yet, 11 defensive backs we did sign are all just gone. What ? We didn’t need them ? Why did we move our best wide receiver at over 60 yards a game production to defensive back then ?

We act like we don’t over-sign with 109 we did sign toward only a 85-man limit. The 33 just gone, you said Good Riddance to every one of.

We have a OC who was QB coach at Jax State, we stole him from.

We have every one of his coaches on offense coaching a position they none of them every played in the life.

We have the sorriest seasons’ tickets schedule of any team in the nation.

We have the 2nd most monies in the country, and now those monies are drying up compared to our brethren in The SEC.

The SEC has won 6 NC in a row. We stand pat. We do nothing. We run to the AJ-C and whine there are no positive posts, not posting 1 ourselves, unless suggesting that we go 11-1 and win the NC counts just now – which I hardly think does when we haven’t beat any top teams when to win the 6 NC Alabama just beat 2 teams achieving top 10, year before Auburn beat 3 teams achieving top 10, year before that Alabama beat 3 teams achieving top 10, year before that Florida beat 2 teams achieving top 10, year before that LSU beat 2 teams achieving top 10, year before that Florida beat 3 teams achieving top 10

A person SMART enough to know......

May 18th, 2012
11:49 am

Thomas Brown & WnE announce their pending nuptials.

They will join in a Civil Union the Friday after Thanksgiving and Honeymoon will follow the GT v UGa game.

They will be a prefect match. It will be History’s first ever Self-Loathing Interracial Homosexual GT UGA marriage. WnE is a Tech fan that hates Tech like Thomas Brown is a Dwag fan that hates UGa. They should live happily ever after.

HighTech

May 18th, 2012
11:57 am

SMART…where do I send gifts? I am going to get the not-so-happy couple a “House Divided” license plate they can hang upside down.

YUUUUP

May 18th, 2012
12:27 pm

SMART WILL BE THE BEST MAN & High Tech WILL BE THE MORON OF HONOR!!!

HighTech

May 18th, 2012
12:30 pm

Okay, but only if YUUUUP gets to be the flower girl.

A person SMART enough to know......

May 18th, 2012
12:39 pm

Yuuup will get to be RUSS the temporary mascot’s Bi.ch at the bachelor party

AltamahaDawg

May 18th, 2012
1:48 pm

Apearantly, season tickets to “any team in the nation” besides Georgia, would be an appreciated gift.

Crimson Crush

May 18th, 2012
2:15 pm

@Wet Willie

Agreed on where Derrick Henry is likely to end up … a LB in the McClain/Hightower mold .

Still … 3 years ago Ralston Fowler was promised a shot at RBas a recruit … his redshirt year with the RB position clogged up he was tried at LB to make sure he wouldn’t end up sitting on the bench and get wasted … his RS freshmen year … back to RB … This upcoming season he will either be splitting carries as the 1A/1B back … or he will end up the lead man with the younger players backing him up if Eddie Lacy can’t heal up that toe injury . You never know how things will play out but I can see Coach Saban giving Derrick Henry his fair shot at playing RB . He always rotates people like crazy to see where they have the best shot to contribute .

Several kids in the upcoming class for Bama have the ability to make fine RBs … or fine players at other positions . I expect they ALL get their shot at trying RB if that is what they want … and will be moved if it looks like they will be wasted waiting around for RB to open up .

If worst comes to worst Derrick Henry could end up a multimillionaire as another monster college LB from Bama in the NFL ;-)

uh huh

May 18th, 2012
3:28 pm

We’ll all find out who the better one is on the field after a redshirt and 1-2 years.
I’ll stick with Ramsey as the better. He should have an axe to grind now….thanks dick saban

AltamahaDawg

May 18th, 2012
4:09 pm

The name of the QB is not the issue. Pretty much any qualified QB coming in to start as a Junior, having a solid running game around him, is going to do well.

Tdawg

May 18th, 2012
4:10 pm

Thanks for the laugh Crimson Crunch. You should take up a new role in life as a stand up comic, because your predictions on Henry are a joke.

Tdawg

May 18th, 2012
4:34 pm

bigtime it’s quite obvious you don’t know what the crap you are talking about. Until this season Alabama has never and idiot, I mean never gave a four year scholarship to any kid. They have given 1 year scholarships and have renewed them, but they have never told a kid that he had a full ride for the 4 years they may be enrolled at Bama. Tell that lie to someone who will believe it. I know that the SEC was thinking about making it a rule, that you have to offer a kid scholarship for the full 4 years and not the 1 year deal to be renewed if the coach likes you BS. In other words, Saban’s way of dealing with kids. Don’t like em. Just shove their butt out the back door and move on to the next hopefully All-American. I still don’t know if that rule has been passed in the SEC. If it hasn’t, then Saban will continue with business as usual. Lying to kids and their parent’s. On the other hand, it the rule has been implemented and all SEC schools has to offer the full ride then, hence the Saban worst nightmare comment.

bigtime

May 18th, 2012
5:17 pm

“Tdawg

May 17th, 2012
11:55 pm
Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah…Alabama’s worst nightmare. Requiring colleges to give a 4 year scholarship.”

Tdawg

May 18th, 2012
4:34 pm
bigtime it’s quite obvious you don’t know what the crap you are talking about. Until this season Alabama has never and idiot, I mean never gave a four year scholarship to any kid.
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mega paragraph
I still don’t know if that rule has been passed in the SEC. If it hasn’t, then Saban will continue with business as usual. Lying to kids and their parent’s. On the other hand, it the rule has been implemented and all SEC schools has to offer the full ride then, hence the Saban worst nightmare comment.”

A lot of UGA dumba$$ery in that post…

“Alabama head coach Nick Saban will offer four-year scholarships to prospective student athletes beginning with the 2013 signing class, according to a report from The Tuscaloosa News. In an interview with The Tuscaloosa News on Tuesday, Saban said he plans to take advantage of a rule passed by the NCAA on Feb. 18 allowing schools the option to offer multiyear scholarships rather than just single-year, renewable scholarships.”

It’s called Google, try it sometime.

Blackoutanyone?

May 18th, 2012
11:58 pm

Saban has enlisted the soldiers at Fort Benning GA to assist in our invasion of that state.

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=g42qtCP0ETM

Cedar Grove Football

May 19th, 2012
4:28 am

Lol Congrats on Bice getting good recognition. As on 4 McCrary :) He has the Rivals100 Five-Star Challenge coming up in June. Rated the #2 Dual Threat QB in THE NAtion. We will see what As all the players through out Southeast wide calls him Johnny… CAn Do ;) ;)

Crimson Crush

May 19th, 2012
4:36 am

@Tdawg

There was no prediction involved . A “prediction” is something like “Derrick Henry is a Jawja lock” .

“Derrick Henry is looking seriously at Alabama” was just a statement of fact . Even if it happened months before you became aware of it … no “magic power” was involved and no chickens needed to be slaughtered to accomplish it . I do burn a few incense and ring an occasional bell at the Shrine of the Bear …. but that is just a cultural thing :-)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZE4KJM1Q40

Game Changer

May 19th, 2012
7:18 am

There is so much talent left running around for 2013 class it is run to discuss. Derrick Henry has some interest in Alabama but remains a lean toward Tenn and South Carolina at this time, definite decommit from UGA.

Alvin Kamara is a very interesting RB, definitely a top player in the country and has quite a bit of sorting out to do. No way he should get caught up in the mess with UGA and the RB depth chart, even with what I strongly believe is D Henry change of mind. Alvin Kamara brings something you dont find in the very top rated backs and could definitely find himself at the top, Alvin Kamara needs early playing time in college, open offense so that he can show and utilitze his skills. Alabama has had alot of success with Norcross High players but questionable if the right fit at this time, no good read on A Kamara direction yet.

The biggest thing about UGA under Richt for 11 years:

9 wins vs 30 Loses against top 25 teams: Hard to believe right Thomas Brown

For this you get a 3 year extension, increase pay, and a GOOD GUY RATING!!

bitter "spoiled recruit

May 19th, 2012
7:58 am

bamma troll spreading useless rumors and showing us all that living in TRAILER PARKS can be

—————-harmful to your heath—————tusk–ur—looosssers—–hahahahah

bitter "spoiled recruit

May 19th, 2012
8:01 am

the past is behind us all—2012 will be played out in sept and oct and nov

———bamma trolls—-

Game Changer

May 19th, 2012
8:24 am

To my fellow UGA fans:

The reason Mark Richt is still coach and got extensions is because of his past, PER THE EXCUSES AND OR REASONS GIVEN BY Pres Adams, the WEAK McGarity and AD BOD, and yet so many of you post the past is behind us, how is that when I have to see the same very people who were responsible for this mess still making the decisions.

Wet Willie...keep on smiling

May 19th, 2012
8:28 am

and you know something about living in the past….1980……..UGA does a much better job playing between March and August…..and it’s documented as well.

Crimson Crush

May 19th, 2012
11:05 am

I had to actually scan all around to see who you were speaking to Wet Willie . I always skip the “bitter” junk without even realizing it ….

Here’s to “useless rumors” and the “bitter” Dawg fans forever stuck yearning for a future never arrives 8-)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2N1zNLRA-LQ

Attack - U- Dawg

May 19th, 2012
4:21 pm

Saban might as well give up on trying to flip DAWG commits. It aint going to happen, but mark this down, Reuben Foster will flip to the DAWGS before it is over with. He is only teasing the toilet paper team.

ryan

May 19th, 2012
4:54 pm

New commit for UGA OG Josh Cordiello makes # 16 GO Dawgs !

Crimson Crush

May 19th, 2012
9:31 pm

Saban has the time …. the will …. and the energy …. U- Dawg … . He spends both better than ANY head coach in the game .

One of Coach Saban’s favorite mantras is …. you can’t control the outcome … you can only control your actions … Whatever recruits he thinks might make a good fit fit for the Crimson Tide I am sure he will spent the appropriate amount of time evaluating and contacting . Whether they eliminate themselves from the equation is up to them . 8-)

sportsguru95

May 19th, 2012
9:45 pm

If the kid is Committed move own! If ur a good coach Saban, find u a QB, if u thought the kid was worth a scholarship u should have offered him. CMR beat u out, so go bark up another kids tree. U told the same BS 2 the Sims kid out of Gainesville, & he’s yet 2 be a factor in ur offense! Recruit the 25 that want 2 come 2 ur school & stop making this a Feasting Ground! These r young men who don’t need unwanted pressure from other coaches, that’s why they committee early!

Crimson Crush

May 19th, 2012
10:58 pm

U told the same BS 2 the Sims kid out of Gainesville, & he’s yet 2 be a factor in ur offense!

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au contraire mon frere … we have already had this conversation .

In fact one dawg (one bham dawg) recently tried (at first) to claim Blake Sims had never even taken as snap a a QB … when that was shot down he changed it to … well he was never given a serious shot … when that was proven wrong as well he changed to “well Saban never intended to play him there and never will ” .

THAT was when it really got funny . At the EXACT same hour that bham dawg was trying to argue across several pages with me about what Blake Sims had or had not done … or what he would or would never do … Coach Saban was holding a little question and answer session with some reporters where he said the following

“Last year, we actually had a plan for Blake Sims to play quarterback,” Saban said. “He played quarterback in high school and was a different style of quarterback than what we have. We also have the flexibility on offense to maybe utilize him at that position as well.”

(With two QBs in front of him Sims instead spent his redshirt freshmen season at RB to make SURE he got on the field SOMEWHERE instead of just riding the pine as a 3rd string QB … he did okay .. 22 carries 4.9 yards per carry )

http://www.al.com/sports/index.ssf/2012/05/sims_for_sims_nick_saban_hints.html

NOW as a redshirt sophomore Sims along with Ely will be worked hard to be sure BOTH are ready to step up if McCarron goes down . So his previous stint practicing at QB was not wasted at all . What he does with it is up to him and fate 8-)

As usual … when you (or most Dawgs ) say things like “U told the same BS 2 the Sims kid out of Gainesville, & he’s yet 2 be a factor in ur offense! ” …

What you REALLY mean to say is ” I don’t really know s*** about what happens in Tuscaloosa on any given day , week or year ” :-)

Game Changer

May 20th, 2012
11:36 am

@sportsguru95

unwanted pressure: hang up the phone and dont communicate for 90 minutes

Brice Ramsey put himself in a tough situation along with his mom running her mouth, when someone starts running around proclaiming to be an ambassador they limit themselves to opportunities that may come about, should be a valuable lesson to future recruits and their parents.

Wet Willie...keep on smiling

May 20th, 2012
12:07 pm

This Tdawg poster is just one hateful dude for sure. Saban is driving this guy crazy it appears and the envy is killing him as well. I agree with the person that Reuben might not stick with Alabama but that Will Not make that much of a difference for Bama nor will Robert N. The plan is already in place to replace both if needed. The NCAA passed a plan last year that will allow a recruit to come clean regarding programs that promised stuff and the recruit still be able to be eligible. Keep this in mind as we move thru this recruiting cycle. There is a couple of SEC teams that will attempt to skirt the rules for these two top players. Bama and UGA aren’t either of those.

MET

May 20th, 2012
12:46 pm

Recruiting for Ramsey not done by any stretch for Bama. He’s still #1 ahead of Bateman. Dog fans I think your world will be flipped up- side- down next Feb.

afan

May 20th, 2012
1:29 pm

Good Luck Kid where ever you go…But its alot more funny playing for a National Championship than playing for a wanna be.

DGD

May 21st, 2012
12:33 am

game changer is freaking clueless.

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