Reality Bites

When a promising season starts with by far your best player being suspended. When you go to 0-2 in the SEC and have no real home field advantage. When poor protection, obvious play calling and quarterback inexperience leads to six…

Number One in NFL Draft Picks

Though clearly of second-tier importance down South, I did happen to notice that the NFL season starts today. I scoff whenever an over-loyal idiot of say LSU or Bama or Florida obfuscates the obvious by speaking of their best few…

Mental Identity

The most overlooked quality in college football is identity. Identity trumps even talent. What a college football coach tries to do is establish an identity in his teams, his program. These are not grownup professional men that know exactly what…

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…

Moreno-Tebow Wishbone?

Imagine for a second what the folks in Denver are imagining. With the Broncos taking our old nemesis Tim Tebow in the first round and pairing him with last year’s first rounder, Knowshon Moreno the great, they have created a…

We Run the Ball

Remember when Garrison Hearst turned that corner as a junior, like a stallion?Remember when Robert Edwards went off against South Carolina for a game and Tennessee for a half, when he debuted? Remember Hampton, Remember Herschel. Tate Center right near…

Let’s Get Back to Football

Spring means flowers and showers and March Madness for some …. For us, spring means FOOTBALL. G-Day Game is April 10th at 2pm, and until then, it’s time to get back to football practice for the returning UGA players. We…

Wrong Overshadowed Right

Think about this: For the first time in the history of this storied program GEORGIA gave up 38 or more points five times, all during the regular season. That’s right. Five out of twelve times that we lined up, we…

Draft Day

Matthew Stafford goes number one to Detroit. Moreno goes number twelve to Denver in a great fit pick. The Browns got Massaquoi in the second round. Corvey Irvin, Asher Allen and Jarius Wynn were also picked, all three on day…

Spring Musings

New hoops coach Mark Fox was in awe of the red-and black crowd at halftime. And Big Hairy Blawg was on scene too for a beautiful saturday in Athens. It was the G-Day Game and the fans came out in…

SPRING BALL, Y’ALL

Saturday…IN ATHENS   What could be finer? And them Diamond Dawgs are number one after finishing a National Number 2. On the heels of our FOOTBALL National #2, we dropped three games, a bunch in big, bigtime college ball. We…

Dawgs-Big Green, O-Town

GEORGIA plays the Michigan State Spartans on New Year’s Day at 1:00 pm (ABC), in Orlando, my former town – I lived there for a year (1995). The season I was down there was when Robert Edwards burst onto the scene at running…

At the end of the regular season…

And the end of the state win streak, I still say thanks for the entertainment. Sure, we were a preseason number one coming off a number two campaign and we lost three games. But when I think of it, we were…

DAWGS-Zonely

I Hate Losing WAY, WAY, WAY More Than You I Hate It More Than Richt, Stafford and Bobo Combined I Hate It As Much As Larry Does – Munson FOREVER!!! And Losing To Your Biggest Rival, Neigh, Giving Them The…

Saturday Was The Day, Baby

I Was In The A We Put Our Money Where My Mouth Was We Whipped LSU They Were At Home And They Were Good We Were Better We Scored Fifty-Two And This Is Reminding Us Of Last Year When We…

In The Year Of The Gunslinger

Up On The Bayou We Played Up, As Steak On 790 The Zone Had Predicted We Would Nice Pick, Steaky Both Offenses Scored Thirty-Eight Points And The Difference Was Two Touchdown Returns On Interceptions By Gamble. The First Play From…

Classic City Homecoming

It was Saturday, in Athens, and that meant football to me. I had a walk around town and campus and only a couple of adult beverages before heading to my seats. I just don’t party like I once did. Big…

what we need to do

I have now watched the Carolina game 3 times (Yes, I am crazy). Resultant, I know what we need to do to fix our glaring offense problems. And as much as just winning is everything and as delusional as our fanbase…