Alan Knott: South Carolina adds another Georgia OL

Steve Spurrier plucked away another one of Georgia’s top college football prospects on Sunday.

Alan Knott, a 6-foot-5, 260-pound offensive lineman, committed to the South Carolina Gamecocks among his 15 football scholarship offers, which also included Virginia Tech, Miami, Central Florida and North Carolina.

OL Alan Knott (247sports)

OL Alan Knott (247sports)

Last February, Spurrier imported 12 recruits from the state of Georgia. This year, for South Carolina’s Class of 2013, he already has seven commitments from Georgia – and Knott was the second one in two days. Camden County OL JP Vonashek picked South Carolina over UGA on Saturday.

Knott is ranked as a 4-star by ESPN. “I think South Carolina is getting a guy who is going to be a really good offensive lineman,” Sandy Creek coach Chip Walker told the AJC. “He’s very athletic and has a great punch. When he comes off the ball, he can really knock people around. He has got long arms, and that’s another thing colleges want. I think he’s a guy who can play multiple positions on the offensive line. He can be a center or a guard. He may play tackle, too.”

Why South Carolina? “He felt comfortable there,” Walker said. “He liked the coaches, and South Carolina is in the SEC. I think he felt comfortable with what they’re doing and how he fits in there.”

Rusty Mansell, National Recruiting Analyst for 247sports, on Knott: “He’s got a good frame. I watched him do mat drills at 6:45 one morning before school. He has great feet. I watched him jump rope. I think they [South Carolina] want him to gain a little but more weight. But he comes off the ball well. I think he’s a very good offensive line prospect. I think he’ll play at a legit 6-5 and 280 pounds before it’s over with.”




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June 10th, 2012
11:41 pm

good luck to him.. To bad he will miss out on the SEC championshp game and the BCS title game.


June 10th, 2012
11:45 pm

Good luck, kid! Looks like you’ll be one of the last recruits for the “Ole ball coach”. He hasn’t won anything in SC and WON’T! Spurrier used to ask the question, “Where does all the talent go after signing with UGA?” He was referring to the 5 star recruits UGA landed every year and not turn into titles. SC hasn’t even darkened the door of the SECCG and they have had some really good talent. Spurrier is done in 3-2-1. Retirement! He’s gone in less than 3 years. That’s why we are taking the real talent from NC/SC/GA/FL. Enjoy the city of Columbia (what a turd hole!!!!)

Face It

June 10th, 2012
11:48 pm

Too many white OL for the Cocks. Look for a tide roll statement shortly.


June 10th, 2012
11:50 pm

The title should have said, ” SC picked up two 3 STAR linemen from Georgia” yawn. UGA doesn’t go after linemen that are 260 lbs. They didn’t even offer this kid.


June 10th, 2012
11:53 pm

Ummmm…I think USC played Auburn in Atlanta a couple years ago…wasn’t much of a contest…but the Ole Ballsack was there…jest say’in…

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

June 10th, 2012
11:53 pm

260lbs and UGa don’t go after them? LMMFAO you liar. He is young and 6′ 5″ he will be more than 260lbs

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

June 10th, 2012
11:57 pm

Go luck no mater where he goes.

Thomas Brown

June 11th, 2012
12:01 am

HighTech June 10th, 2012 8:44 am

“What percentage of UGA football players are business majors? Just curious.”
Since almost every Georgie tek football player is a management major, an examination of the comparison with UGA Terry School of Business is in order :

1st to found undergraduate business program : UGA

13,948 Georgie tek total undergraduate enrollment
25,947 UGA total undergraduate enrollment

1,241 Georgie tek total full-time undergraduate business
2,341 UGA total full-time undergraduate business

51 % percentage graduate within 4 years Georgie tek
93 % percentage graduate within 4 years UGA

66 % percentage graduate within 6 years Georgie tek
98 % percentage graduate within 6 years UGA

BS Georgie tek

72 % white Georgie tek
77 % white UGA

61 % percentage of applicants who enrolled Georgie tek
99 % percentage of applicants who enrolled UGA

No business students grouped in learning communities Georgie tek
Yes business students grouped in learning communities UGA

55 average class size required business classes Georgie tek
56 average class size required business classes UGA

74 total business faculty Georgie tek
136 total business faculty UGA

61 % percentage of total faculty that is tenured Georgie tek
64 % percentage of total faculty that is tenured UGA

Top 3 leading areas of study Accounting Finance Marketing Georgie tek
Top 3 leading areas of study Accounting Finance Marketing UGA

7 % percentage full-tuition scholarships Georgie tek
67 % percentage full-tuition scholarships UGA

$ 19,294 outstanding mean debt at graduation Georgie tek
$ 15,716 outstanding mean debt at graduation UGA

164 companies recruiting business students on campus Georgie tek
671 companies recruiting business students on campus UGA

86 companies recruiting for internships on campus Georgie tek
425 companies recruiting for internships on campus UGA

19,640 business graduates since inception Georgie tek
54,336 business graduates since inception UGA*

* = me

# 50 Georgie tek Business School Rank 2012
# 57 UGA Terry School of Business Rank 2012

1257 Average SAT Georgie tek
1258 Average SAT UGA

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June 11th, 2012
12:08 am

Thomas Brown what point are you trying to make posting that on every blog?
UGa players don’t major in business! They choose Housing a lot.

Thomas Brown

June 11th, 2012
12:17 am

tell me again June 10th, 2012 9:24 am

“And as for Nick Saban and Alabama….let’s tell it like it is. The man can coach football and knows his business and what we all need to focus on is the word “BUSINESS” Is Richt as blunt or as effective, in general, as a coach like Saban? No. “

Thomas Brown

June 11th, 2012
12:21 am

Excuse me, when Georgie tek football players, all of them are business majors, then how your business school matches up to ours, explains why we recruit the football players and why you do not.

And, what is this that the business majors at UGA School of Business have a HIGHER SAT SCORE than the business majors at Georgie tek ?

Or, that only 61 percent of Georgie tek business majors, graduate compared to 93 % for us ?

It’s just not what you said about your football players, at all. In fact, the truth is that Georgie tek does NOT graduate your recruits in football at even half.

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

June 11th, 2012
12:27 am

UGa business majors get a BBA and not a BS too. UGa is much easier. UGa gets football players cause it offers degrees for morons.

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

June 11th, 2012
12:32 am

Thomas Brown come back and tell us what the UGa Starting Players majors are. We know many Tech players are working on a BS in MGT.

nh gamecock

June 11th, 2012
12:33 am

Wow a lot of upset UGA fans I see you need o lineman but for some reason they flocking to Columbia I wonder why. Don’t hate SS……..

JUST WISH THE kid luck

Thomas Brown

June 11th, 2012
12:38 am

A person SMART enough to know…… June 10th, 2012 10:25 am

“Muslims believe in the same God Jews and Christians Believe in”
Anyone who studies those three religions will find that how they describe and conceive of that creator god varies dramatically from one religion to another. Many violent religious conflicts have been caused over what God should mean. Thus, Jews, Christians, and Muslims have theological differences which mean that they worship all entirely differently. Christians believe in Jesus Christ, such as Mark Richt. The God who Jews, Muslims and Christians believe in, is not in the least the same God.

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

June 11th, 2012
12:45 am

Yes it is the same GOD for all 3.
Jews don’t believe Christ is the Son of God the Savior
Muslims think Jesus is just a prophet like any other
Muslims think Mohammad is God’s last prophet

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

June 11th, 2012
12:54 am

The God of Abraham has to be the same God of Muhammad since it is Abraham’s children that gave birth to the the Jews and Christ and Muhammad and the Muslims. How can the GOD be different since all the religions can be traced back to Abraham.

“Abraham whose birth name was Abram, is the eponym of the Abrahamic religions, among which are Judaism, Christianity and Islam. According to both the Hebrew Bible[1] and the Qur’an, through his sons Ishmael and Isaac, Abraham is the forefather of many tribes, namely the Ishmaelites, Israelites, Midianites and Edomites.[1] Abraham was a descendant of Noah’s son, Shem.[2][3] Christians believe that Jesus was a descendant of Abraham through Isaac, and Muslims believe that Muhammad was a descendant of Abraham through Ishmael.[4] Abraham is notable for his advocation and promotion of monotheism.”

nh gamecock

June 11th, 2012
12:54 am

well dawgs you need to get out there and get some o lineman

Thomas Brown

June 11th, 2012
12:56 am

Easier, this is the premise of everything to do with Georgie tek football players, when in reality what we have is that Georgie tek, the school, in your business major, study the same top 3 subjects as UGA business majors; and that yet, the students choosing said major at Georgie tek include nearly all your football players and that only 61 percent of all business majors at Georgie tek graduate, and only 47 percent of all football players at Georgie tek, graduate; compared to 93 percent of all business majors at UGA graduate and 57 percent of all our football players graduate at UGA.

Georgie tek business school is ranked # 50 to UGA business school rank of # 57. URL Link provided. Yet the facts are that Georgie tek is selecting students for business majors, only 61 percent graduate of your total enrollment compared with 93 percent of total enrollment at UGA for business majors.

Your football players specifically at 47 percent graduation compared to 57 percent graduation of UGA football players, means that the football players at Georgie tek have selected a major which they will not graduate with a BS degree in more often than not.


Your football players are not suited for the purpose for which they are intended in classrooms with only 47 % graduation of all Georgie tek football players.
And, your football players are not suited for the purpose for which they are intended on the football field with a 1-10 record against our Christian Coach Mark Richt who does not by any means Worship the same god as Muslims or Jews. It is the fundamental difference in the 3 religions.

Just as it is the fundamental difference of why Georgie tek cannot recruit well – the recruits do not believe that they can come there to Georgie tek and graduate. That doesn’t make UGA easier; it makes Georgie tek not suited for the purpose for which it is intended.

Now, why don’t you go tell me how somehow unmentioned that Georgie tek # 36 is somehow Harvard # 1 as a national university, either ?

Recruits to UGA know that they can come to UGA and that Mark Richt will allow them to worship their God, who is not his God by any stretch of the imagination if they are Muslims or Jews. Muslims and Jews do not have the same concept of God at all. Not close. Muslims have a specific belief that they are to follow rigid guidelines in their worship of their God. They do not even read the Bible. Jews do not believe in Jesus Christ. They believe there will be a Jesus; but that he has not been here. And, then there is you in here telling us it’s all the same. No, sir; it is as widely divergent as it possibly could be; but your limited lack of knowledge of the world around you doesn’t even allow you to see that Georgia tek business school doesn’t graduate your students. That doesn’t make you a great school. FAR FROM IT. It makes you a poor choice for football recruits; yet, that is what all your football players at Georgie tek choose as their major. You do not want to face that, because you know your business school is not what it should be.


June 11th, 2012
12:59 am

your both retards online bickering back and forth. get a life


June 11th, 2012
1:03 am

thanks for the humanitities lesson!!

Thomas Brown

June 11th, 2012
1:08 am

You’re welcome.

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

June 11th, 2012
1:14 am

UGa students take a much easier business program of study.
GT is a BS
UGa is a BBA
If you don’t know the difference you need help.

The 3 religions worship differently but it is the same GOD! It is the same one that created the same people and did the same works. You can trace the Foundation of GOD in all 3 back to Abraham’s children by his wife(Isaac the Jews and Christians) and his handmaiden(Ishmael the Muslims).

Thomas Brown

June 11th, 2012
1:16 am

61 % of all business majors at Georgie tek, graduate.

Almost all your football players are business majors.

47 % of all your football players graduate.

93 % of UGA business majors at Terry, graduate.

57 % of all our UGA football players graduate.

When your football players are almost all business majors, this does not make UGA easy; it makes Georgie tek a poor choice for football players since only 17 of your football players are in the NFL compared to 44 of our UGA football players who are in the NFL today with another 8 just drafted and 4 others who signed rookie free agent contracts, all of whom are trying to make it into the NFL now too.

Thus, the vast majority of football players at UGA and especially so at Georgie tek, are NOT going to the NFL 17 of 500 at Georgie tek and 44 of 500 at UGA.

And, therefore, recruits who want to go to Georgie tek are almost all going to choose business majors; yet, only 61 percent of all business majors at Georgie tek graduate.

Recruit wants to go to Georgie tek to be a business major ? They are ALL handed an NCAA mandated pamphlet which shows that Georgie tek graduates 47 percent of their football players. Every school is forced to hand out these new NCAA graduation rates to every single recruit.

You do not even graduate half your football recruits. This doesn’t make UGA easier; it makes Georgie tek a POOR CHOICE for recruits since they aren’t going to the NFL – especially from Georgie tek.

Thomas Brown

June 11th, 2012
1:24 am

“The 3 religions worship differently”
You left out an important word in agreeing with me on this, A person SMART enough to know……

The 3 religions Worship Their Gods completely differently. Their beliefs are as fundamentally divergent as they possibly can be in how they Worship Their Gods. It is the NOT the same God, they all 3 Worship; or they would all 3 be the same religion. The facts are that Christians are far more prevalent, and that we have a Christian head coach who will allow Jews and Muslims to study their God and Worship Their God, as they see fit.

In the meantime, we have on this blog determined that at 1st you stated all 3 Worship the Same God, and now you have agreed with me that :

“”The 3 religions Worship Their Gods differently.”

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

June 11th, 2012
1:24 am

Since ASHER ALLEN just retired from the NFL is he going to use his BBA now? No? Why not? He studied Exercise Science. UGa football players don’t study Business.

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

June 11th, 2012
1:27 am

It is the same GOD. How can it be a different GOD if he created Muhammad from Abraham the FATHER of the 12 tribes?

Thomas Brown

June 11th, 2012
1:43 am

“yes everyone kowns coach richt had a bad 6 year run” by bitter//dawgs insider

Swarles Barkley June 9th, 2012 8:45 pm

“I find it incredibly hard to believe UGA just stopped talking to him completely. I think it was media sensationalism as usual.”
Uh, no. That’s exactly what the RECRUIT, a top linebacker whose dad played in the NFL 7 years, said. A Muslim kid looking forward to graduating from UGA with a degree, unlike at Georgie tek where less than half graduate and where only 17 went to the NFL from. A Muslim kid who knows Mark Richt will allow him to Worship His God, his own way. There is nothing wrong with being Muslim. There is nothing wrong with wanting to earn a degree and to put that on their resume. And, there is nothing wrong with wanting to Practice Their Religion, knowing the Religious Freedoms Mark Richt believes in and practices on a daily basis, and how he will be Accepted at UGA, graduate at UGA, and flourish in the NFL, and afterwards.

Or, he could go to Georgie tek where the students graduate with business majors only 61 percent of the time, and don’t graduate if they are football players more often than not; and certainly from where they are unlikely to beat UGA and even more unlikely than even that, if that is possible, make it in the NFL like his dad did; but only 17 have today compared to 44 at UGA who have already made it in the NFL as his dad, also a Muslim.

There are differences in colleges. Some have better defenses than others. Some have better defensive coaches than others. And, some are flat-out not suited for the purpose for which they are intended – which basically speaks for the utter lack of graduating football players at Georgie tek because they only graduate 61 percent of their business majors, which at Georgie tek speaks for almost all football players.

When the kid tells you HIMSELF that Rodney Garner quit talking to the kid at all; that’s not media hype. That is the kid telling you the truth. Try to be able to understand whether, when you are reading a story, the newspaper sportswriter wrote the sentence or if it is in quotes, and therefore spoken by the recruit himself, a Muslim.

Swarles Barkley June 9th, 2012 8:45 pm

“I find it incredibly hard to believe UGA just stopped talking to him completely. I think it was media sensationalism as usual.”

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

June 11th, 2012
1:49 am

Do adherents of the major Western monotheistic religions all believe in the same God? When Jews, Christians, and Muslims all worship on their different holy days, are they worshipping the same divinity? Some say that they are while others say that they are not – and there are good arguments on both sides.

Perhaps the most important thing to understand about this question is that the answer will depend almost entirely upon important theological and social presuppositions that one brings to the table. The fundamental difference seems to be where one places the emphasis: on religious traditions or on theological principles.

How many UGa football players Study the 3 Business majors?
You keep talking about TECH players
HOW MANY UGa players are graduating with BBAs in those 3 majors?

Thomas Brown

June 11th, 2012
2:00 am

We’re talking about Georgie tek here SMART. Georgie tek students are almost all, business majors.

Only 61 % of Georgie tek business majors, graduate.

Only 47 % of Georgie tek football players, graduate.

I know this is hard for you to follow. Georgie tek does NOT graduate your football players, more often than not. They choose, almost all of them, business majors.

They don’t go to the NFL.

They don’t have a good defense.

They have LOST to UGA’s Christian Coach 10 of the 11 games.

At UGA, they are far more likely to get a degree. That is the object of going to college. The object for successful top-rated football players such as this Muslim kid we’re discussing today, the latest UGA recruit, is also to go to the NFL, as his Muslim dad.

I am certain that he prayed about this.

I am just as certain his dad prayed about this.

Their religion is different.

There is nothing wrong with that.

It’s not the same religion as Christian Mark Richt because they do not believe in the same God.

I’m fine with that. So too is Mark Richt. So too is his dad. So too is the kid. He’s a great football player and a huge get for us today as our latest recruit.

We need more of him. I know his thought processes are that he is more likely to graduate at UGA than at Georgie tek, more likely to beat Georgie tek at UGA than beating UGA at Georgie tek, and more likely to go the NFL from UGA with our far better defense than he would be with the failed defense at Georgie tek, and he and his dad and I all think that Mark Richt will be far more able to allow his Religious Freedoms with Mark Richt, as he has explained to us in nearly every interview.

His wants to play for Mark Richt.

Get over it. So does everyone else. And, for this kid, it is a lot to do with the fact that his Religion is so different from Mark Richt’s Religion as a Christian. I presume you never were a Disciple of Jesus Christ to state as you do that you think this kid is just wrong in thinking as he does that his own religion is entirely different from Mark Richt’s but that he, too, (although obviously not you) has read Mark Richt say over and over again that his kids can Worship Their God how they see fit and that Mark Richt wants all his kids to LEARN about the differences of the different religions.



June 11th, 2012
2:02 am

smart person about asher allen. exercise science or kinesiology is a much harder degree than you think it is. It is one of the most changed majors on college campuses partly bc athletes take it thinking it will be an easy way through school while competing but find out very quickly that just the pre requisites are tough like chemistry one and two with labs, physics one and two with labs, anatomy one and two with labs, statistics, geometry and pre-cal most schools require calculus one too. then the major classes but the athletes usually switch majors before they make it biophysics and biomechanics both with brutal labs that make physics II and chemistry II look like basic math. Most kinesiology majors are taking the class to get in to physical therapy school or occupational therapy. They can also be sports performance coaches not a personal trainer at golds. So you learn how to break down movement skills of different sports to come up with exercises and conditioning drills that directly transfer to that sport. biomechanics is so important bc you learn about angles and levers to create better training for your athletes. once you can analyze movements you can create drills for any sport. Sport performance training can get extremely scientific at the professional level of sports even at the collegiate level. If asher did get his degree in kinesiology like you say he might be more intelligent than you think. people with that degree are usually very good at math and sciences.

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

June 11th, 2012
2:03 am

get a UGa degree like housing or Exercise Science? Most UGa football players don’t get a good degree.

Thomas Brown

June 11th, 2012
2:06 am

I’m sorry, but my God sent his only begotten son here for us for God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

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

June 11th, 2012
2:08 am

The Department of Kinesiology offers undergraduate and graduate programs in exercise science that apply knowledge, principles and methods from the behavioral, biological, medical, physical sciences to the study of physical activity and sport. The undergraduate major in exercise and sport science provides students a foundation in the scientific basis of physical activity, exercise and sport. The major prepares students for a variety of possible careers in allied health occupations, fitness and sport enterprises, sport science and coaching, or business and industry. The undergraduate major in athletic training prepares nationally-certified athletic training professionals who obtain positions in educational institutions or a variety of health care settings, including sports medicine centers and hospitals. Kinesiology professional master’s graduate program specializations in athletic training, clinical exercise physiology and strength, conditioning and fitness provide advanced training in specialized areas of kinesiology for students who do not plan to conduct research as part of their career and do not plan to continue for a Ph.D. The M.S. and Ph.D. program specializations in athletic training, biomechanics, exercise psychology and exercise physiology are advanced research programs designed for students who plan careers involving research in colleges and universities, government, the military or business and industry.

So you learn how to be a trainer for the most part with an undergrad degree. Whoopie Do

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

June 11th, 2012
2:17 am

Exercise Science Programs
Athletic Training
Exercise and Sport Science
Physical Education Programs
Health and Physical Education
Sport Management Programs
Sport Management

You tell me which of these in Exercise Science the football players study

The major in Health and Physical Education is a curriculum designed to prepare students to teach health and physical education in the school system and acquire certification in grades P-12 in the State of Georgia.


June 11th, 2012
2:24 am

Well my degree is in kinesiology and i am a strength and conditioning coach. my whoopie do major got me a job that pays me 225,000 a yr thats not including bonuses. So i enjoy my whoopie do major.


June 11th, 2012
2:40 am

unlike most people i love my job. i get to work inside and out and i wear shorts and tshirts and tennis shoes to work most days. i get to work with some of the best athletes in the world and i get to travel all over too. i also have access to state of the art training equipment which keeps me in as good as shape as my athletes and as strong. When friends come to the facility they dont want to leave. they like hanging out there with the athletes and using the equipment. most of them would trade jobs in a second. i was just trying to tell you that exercise science might be a little harder than you were thinking it is but i should have known by your screenname that you already knew everything about exercise science. i am very thankful for that whoopie do major. i would recommend it to anyone who has a passion for sports or exercise but i would also caution them about the work that goes into it and all the work that goes into it after getting the degree as far as keeping all your certifications. you never stop learning bc the industry is always changing and when you stop researching and learning you will get left behind.

Thomas Brown

June 11th, 2012
2:43 am

My Religion is obviously, not your religion. I’m fine with that, if you haven’t noticed that.

My Major is Business. I have a BBA like 54,336 of us from UGA, and we form a mighty community compared to the only 19,640 business graduates at Georgie tek. We lived in Atlanta. My Dad was Valedictorian and he told me that this is why I should go to UGA. I was accepted at Cornell among others, and the truth is that UGA is Ivy like, more so than Georgie tek. I have worked at major multi-national firms. I have everything in my life paid for, owing nobody nothing. I have never been on an interview and not offered the job. My resume is 1-page. When I was hired in another country, they told me the reason they hired me was because of my UGA degree. If your football players at Georgie tek, almost all of who are Business Majors as I at UGA, had a degree they would have such opportunities as I. Georgie tek is not # 1 Harvard. Business Majors at Georgie tek graduate only 61 % of the time. That’s HORRIBLE. A complete and UTTER FAILURE as a college for Business Majors. Before someone flies you and your wife around the world to interview you, that you do or don’t have a degree from a top-notch business school is ALL THAT IS IMPORTANT.

You have no tolerance for the differences in religions as if you are on the outside looking in at them. Oh, they only worship 1 God. Therefore they are the same. Excuse me; that is as baseless a proposition for you to run in here and purport as your Beliefs on the Topic as it is to run in here again now and state that well UGA Majors are no good. Baseless since we offer all the same degrees as you and MANY MORE. Get over it. You no longer have the ability to force all engineering majors to only have Georgie tek to choose from in this state.

There is nothing wrong with a kid having a different religion.

There is nothing wrong with a kid having a different major.

If he practices his Religion and is happy with that, that’s perfect.

If he becomes a successfully football coach as many UGA graduates have with their degrees in athletic endeavors, that’s fine with me too. You don’t have to be a business major to be good, in my eyes. And, you don’t have to practice or even know my Religion to be good in my eyes.

I like the Muslim kid, and so does Mark Richt. We have more Business Majors on our football team than Georgie tek has on their football team who are not Business Majors.

I think your business school is not suited for the purpose for which it is intended, graduating only 61 of all business majors at Georgie tek. I certainly don’t think your business school is any better than my BBA and I have a lifetime of experiences of comradeship among UGA Business Majors in this state, in this nation, and on this World to know. We are a community. It means something.

If your recruits want to go to Georgie tek, they will almost all of them choose my major, Business, not engineering.

You don’t offer them ANYTHING that UGA does not. Nothing. What you promise them is that less that half will have ANY degree. Yes, I believe a degree is worth millions, about 3 million now in the last 19 years alone where I have worked all 19 years at my current employer. I see businessmen and women all day long who are UGA graduates. Business UGA graduates, as I. BBA.

I did not want to go to Georgie tek. Neither does the Muslim kid. If my Religion were as different as his and his dad’s is, I would have chosen as he : Mark Richt. I like Mark Richt. His position is Defense. We have a fine defense at UGA. Very fine. Excellent. We have a defensive coordinator from the NFL who makes $ 2.5 million dollars. He makes $ 2.5 million a lot faster than I do. He isn’t an UGA graduate. I recognize what he does and what he doesn’t, do. Likewise with Mark Richt. The 1 salient fact about Mark Richt is that Mark Richt has stated forever that his recruits can practice whatever Religion they want, and that he is excited about that and learning their Religion with them. So, too, am I.

Then, there is you.

(1) You think no degree is any good except engineering.
(2) You think all religions are all the same.
(3) You think you are SMART in all caps.

I think you are a small, poorly educated, not particularly bright to begin with, happy in your ignorance, person, who never spends any time studying anything around you, who cannot bring himself to recognize that’s is fine for others who are different from you to be good at what they do – who has no tolerance of others because you are unsuccessful at what you do.


June 11th, 2012
3:22 am

Look at the legs on that Whitebread! He can’t handle blocking for our thoroughbreds!


June 11th, 2012
3:24 am

This is sports. Leave religious beliefs out of this.


June 11th, 2012
3:29 am

No one gives JACK sh?> about your supposed “pedigree”! It adds ZERO to your CREDIBILITY here! Don’t understand that yet?


June 11th, 2012
5:03 am

A few observations:

1. Good luck to the Knott kid. Hopefully, South Carolina will be a good fit for him. Lost in the between-the-lines read here was that he was not offered by U.Ga. There are about 120 legitimate D-1 prospects in Georgia each year. Not all can go to Athens. The Dawgs are doing just fine on OL recruiting, with more to come.

2. The religious discussion here is out of place. Take it someplace else. This is a football blog.

7 Dog

June 11th, 2012
6:41 am

no big deal—the dogs didn’t want him. He be watching Ga in the SEC championship game every year.

Thomas Brown

June 11th, 2012
6:46 am

Fine for people to say what they said all day long about him. Not fine for me to take umbrage with it. I like the kid, Muslim or not.

Thomas Brown

June 11th, 2012
6:50 am

Cassius Clay is Muslim. I like him too. Lew Alcindor is Muslim. I like him too. And, if there is anyone who doesn’t care about anyone else, it is I who give 2 flips about someone who has never posted a single post ever to any blog in life anywhere who runs in here to say I don’t and they do, have street cred.

Thomas Brown

June 11th, 2012
6:53 am

Obviously someoe who thinks that since Mark Richt is our football coach, and Christian, that it’s better to support him by telling lies about how well he’s doing, instead of telling him that it is totally unacceptable what he’s been doing on and off the field, especially mostly at beating top football teams. I happen to be part of the majority who thinks he should hire more Todd Grantham coaches on his staff, always should’ve been and always should be.

Thomas Brown

June 11th, 2012
7:03 am

A person SMART enough to know…… June 10th, 2012 10:35 am

“Does he really have to stop playing and do his daily prayers even during practices or games?
I don’t know how that works.
there are 5 times a day prayer and cleansing is required and those times will occur during games over the years.
Will he stop playing to go to the locker room and wash and pray toward Mecca?”

bitter coach Grantham

June 11th, 2012
7:23 am

its too early to be exposed or tainted by a person so stupid or the infamous—turd brown—all the rants of a fool

please god strike these too fools down nwith a heavy blow upside there pie holes—hahahahahah

GA Sandlapper

June 11th, 2012
7:41 am

3 in a row in 2012!!!

Taylor Wooten

June 11th, 2012
7:59 am

SC got a good one here….he moved into Camden Co to play big time AAAAA Region 1 Georgia football so he could get better.

Meanwhile, GA is crowing about signing some kid from tiny/pitiful The Valwood School in Valdosta, GA. That kid wasnt willing to go against the big boys. The competition in private school ball is laughable. Like watching Pop Warner ball on a Saturday morning. What a waste of a scholarship.