The Dawg Pawd: By Far Most Accurate
Han Vance on Georgia football: If you want to get in the REAL know, start listening to The Dawg Pawd (podcast) – featuring deep Georgia program and all-college football insider and hardcore Xs and Os games/teams analyst Han Vance (UGA alumnus) as show host, recorded out of Atlanta, Georgia.
And, with lifelong college football fan and professional-audio expert Sam Casaccio, executive producer/cohost, of GPK Studios in NYC.
Before week 1’s game, The Dawg Pawd projected Stetson Bennett IV to come off the bench and play, possibly save the day. Saying that if Georgia gets up big or D’Wan Mathis struggles – which could easily happen as he was overhyped by Georgia fans and media and yet to play – look for the Mailman to deliver. No other media outlet of any kind covering Georgia football projected this.
Before week 2’s game, I 100% guaranteed a Georgia home win over Auburn, who the national media were mostly picking to win the game Between the Hedges, by pointing out why: They were simply too young on both lines of scrimmage, not running the Gus Bus’s previous tons of plays with multidirectional eye candy and instead now a Chad Morris offensive coordinated passing scheme, and facing the proven strength of the UGA team – the defensive backs and coverage schemes of a head coach who was a UGA DB, still live-calls defensive back signals. Giant athlete Seth Williams who had dominated in week 1 and was a projected all-American was to be, I said, neutralized by rolling coverage in the form of safety Richard LeCounte III to help top UGA corner Eric Stokes Jr. Exactly what happened, as an explosive Auburn got just 6 points. The media were still speculating that there was a QB controversy entering the Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry.
And, they were way too hung up on UGA’s slow start to the season, a bad first half at Arkansas. We said the 5-11 Mailman would get the lion’s share of reps, after Arkansas. Before Arkansas, I said they would be visibly well-coached on defense by Barry Odom (former Mizzou head coach and their successful SEC defensive coordinator, before that) and more prepared and organized and motivated than expected, by Sam Pittman, my way-too-early pick for SEC Coach of the Year now. Arkansas gave UGA a good half, then beat Miss State on the road, then got robbed on the plains by the refs in a lucky Auburn win.
Before week 3’s game, I said Tennessee was coming to Athens to win the game and would not go away easily. They confidently led 21-17 at the half, over a heavily-favored Georgia who many people were jumping back on the bandwagon of, again, after the vs-AU win. While Georgia struggled in the ways they have struggled which I have routinely noted: in-game head coaching situational mistakes and an obvious over reliance on power runner Zamir White, who has all of zero long runs in his whole college career. He got 22 carries Saturday, and around two – two! – yards per carry.
I said Georgia could be able to put it together and pull away from the less-talented team, late, with Samsy predicting the eventual big Georgia blowout. The game was razor close for three quarters. We were both right. The Dawg Pawd is on absolute fire at this stuff! Funny, too, we get down pretty good, y’all.
At your iPhone/apple app or on SoundCloud (www.soundcloud.com) ~ Get The DAWG PAWD (FREE) before week 4: Episode 4 will briefly review the 50th meeting of Georgia-Tennessee, and in a large way, cover the upcoming Georgia-Bama game, on the capstone.
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*Recent UGA 1970’s experiences humor book I read and thoroughly enjoyed: “I’m a Dawg, You’re a Dawg” by Jeffry A. Head – now available at www.silverstonepress.com (Just $16) #ImaDawg