What Has Been Missing In Program

Home dominance. Miami’s semi-professional run in the old Orange Bowl. Nebraska’s mid-1990s Sea of Red. LSU of late at night in Death Valley, contributing to LSU having the best record in the SEC in the past dozen years (UGA 2nd)….

2012 UGA SEC Media Days Report

Mark Richt, the longest-tenured head football coach in the greatest American college football conference, headlined the SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL on July 19th. Over three gloriously long days in the Birmingham area, thirteen other head football coaches had…

Nice Road Win in Hogland

Desperate to win a conference game after two straight close SEC East division losses, UGA won by one point at Arkansas Wednesday night. Trey Thompkins appeared to have traveled after he drew the foul on the final shot of the…

Hoop Dawgs Drop One in Bluegrass

Playing at Kentucky in front of a packed house that included actress Ashley Judd, the UGA basketball team lost to the Kentucky Wildcats by six points Saturday afternoon. Georgia made it close late but could not catch a determined Big…

DAWGS’ Prospects for 2011

NCAA football season is now complete with the SEC going 5-5 in bowls and winning a 5th straight National Championship. The SEC East division finished a terrible 1-4, with only 5-loss Florida getting a bowl win. With no SEC team…

4-1 runs have bookended 1-4 stretch

Over the past fifteen football games played by the University of Georgia, the Dawgs have won only nine and lost six, a fireable record for the head coach. With the win over Idaho State, UGA has gone 4-1 over five…

Grantham’s Defense Not The Problem

When Grantham took over as defensive coordinator after last season, Georgia was coming off an 8-5 campaign full of defensive pains. Georgia had had two remarkably poor defensive seasons in a row; resultant: Richt gave Martinez his walking papers. Martinez’s…

Tough Home Loss

Playing without starting fullback Chapas, starting tailback C. King and suspended all-world (selfish idiot) wideout AJ Green, Georgia trailed top SEC offensive squad Arkansas by two touchdowns late. The play calling had been so predictable that I called for an…

Top Hogs in Town

Arkansas led the SEC in scoring last season. At right under 6-feet tall, Joe Adams is a super-quick senior wideout. The other starting wideouts in a three-wide formation are much taller and also proven: Jarius Wright is a playmaker, and…

Can Ealey Shake Off S.I. Jinx

A regional cover of Sports Illustrated’s SEC preview featured young Washaun Ealey – quite a preseason honor for a true sophomore on the same team with NFL-bound wideout AJ Green. Ealey was not even an official starter yet; that distinction…

Looking at Division Schedules…Already

Thing about an early loss is: if you are going to drop a game, the most-recoverable games to lose in college football are definitely the earliest. You can recover and you know where you stand. We are currently last in…

Conservative Game Plan Fails

Why Georgia why? We have a head coach with a 4-1 record in Columbia. During those four tough DAWGS wins and now one ugly loss, we have scored a total of four offensive touchdowns. Trailing 14-6, Washaun Ealey dropped the…

Big Time

Let’s get this, Dawgs. We have been pushed around far too long by Florida, and Tennessee has taken back control of that series in a major way. We have been humbled in big games at home. And now we trot…

How Dawgs can win big in 2010

With Tim Tebow and Joe Haden gone from Florida, and with Jonathon Dwyer and Bay-Bay Thomas gone from Tech, and with new quarterbacks and new running backs starting at Auburn and Tennessee, our four biggest rivals will be teams with…

A Record I’d Like to See Fall

My Great Uncle Griff – Dad’s dad’s brother – dominated the Southwest Conference as a running back in the late 1910’s. He graduated from Rice University in 1920, is a member of their school’s Hall of Fame and held nearly…

Never the same as last year

Every year I follow a multitude of preseason prognosticators and guffaw. They generally have very little deviation from the end of the previous season’s order of finish in any given league. This is just amateur of these so-called professionals. They…

What if UGA Struggles Again?

If we drop more than three games next season, I expect a full onslaught of angry Dawgs to storm the office of Damon Evans and call for Richt’s head. Damon would stand by Coach, but that is a highly-realistic expectation,…

Ranking Our Rivals

1. florida – Until we play at least even with them over a multi-year period in the Cocktail Party, we will not be where we want to be – consistently ranked in the Top 10. UGA has never had a…