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Robert Cooper (No.73) - Class of 2018 - DT - (South Gwinnett HS, Snellville, GA) (Photo Robert Cooper - www.southgwinnettfootball.com/)
Robert Cooper (No.73)
– Class of 2018 – DT –
(South Gwinnett HS, Snellville, GA)
(Photo Robert Cooper – www.southgwinnettfootball.com/)

 
 

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BRANDON JONES

CLASS: 2017
POSITION: No.77 SDE
Dacula High School
Dacula, GA
http://www.hudl.com/video/3/5358578/5721d81f0428ae20e4d52c42
 
 

LEONARD WARNER

CLASS: 2017
POSITION: No.8 ILB
Brookwood High School
Snellville, GA
http://www.hudl.com/video/3/3289387/5721da0ddfe23b2d68c0af4e
 
 

T.K. CHIMEDZA

CLASS: 2018
POSITION: No.13 DT
IMG Academy
Bradenton, FL
http://www.hudl.com/video/3/5058639/5721cbcf90eead5d90d257eb
 
 

ROBERT COOPER

CLASS: 2018
POSITION: No.8 DT
South Gwinnett High School
Snellville, GA
http://www.hudl.com/video/3/5565496/5721e1fec124573b548b7c22


 
 

 


 

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604 responses on “UGA Recruiting Daily 15-August-2016

  1. DawgDaddy

    PTCDawg Front Beach Road in a little mom & pop motel.  Old but fairly nice.  Not bad at all considering the $$ saved.

  2. RumRunnerDoogie

    Bulldawg Bob2 RumRunnerDoogie only time i did that was in a 100m race i literally was going faster than my legs could handle haha

  3. Bulldawg Bob2

    Avon Barksdale  Good call. Davis moved from free safety to SLB during his redshirt sophomore season in 2003, but Van Gorder would move him around in his defense to get the most out of ’em.

  4. Avon Barksdale

    I can think of another great UGA linebacker that played some safety as well – plays for the Carolina Panthers now!
    Although if I remember correctly, he moved from LB to safety?

  5. Bulldawg Bob2

    RumRunnerDoogie Bulldawg Bob2  Aye. I agree. Could really see him as a shorter version of Alec Ogletree, which is what Roquan Smith reminds of me really.

    If either Roundtree and Smith come close to what Ogletree did and does at ILB, oh baby!

  6. Bulldawg Bob2

    RumRunnerDoogie Bulldawg Bob2  I only did it a few times, and only because my legs were screaming at me; however, my track coach was not happy. It isn’t really good to do because you can get hurt doing it.

    You will see a lot of sprinters lunge forward with their head though that last 2 or 3 meters though.

  7. RumRunnerDoogie

    Bulldawg Bob2 RumRunnerDoogie he would need to be at LB, he will surely out grow safety quickly.  if he can pick it up quickly ILB wont be a issue based off potential

  8. Bulldawg Bob2

    RumRunnerDoogie Bulldawg Bob2  I could see him being 225 to 230 lbs as a junior next year if he stays at that ILB position.

  9. RumRunnerDoogie

    Bulldawg Bob2 yea it would be counter productive to make him play below his normal weight and just let him grow into ILB

  10. Bulldawg Bob2

    RumRunnerDoogie Bulldawg Bob2  You can lunge or dive at the finish in track as long as you don’t interfere with another runner. I did it in 300m hurdles a few times because I was about to flat give out at the end.

  11. RumRunnerDoogie

    Bulldawg Bob2 RumRunnerDoogie yea watched that, didnt think they were allowed to dive the line

  12. Bulldawg Bob2

    RumRunnerDoogie  I was about to say UGA’s Shaunae Miller won gold in women’s 400m, but she runs for Bahama.

  13. haws1178

    bahits RumRunnerDoogie Bulldawg Bob2 I learned a long time ago its not a good idea to punch people who are bigger stronger and faster than you. I would love to say I learned it the first time but sadly I’m a slow learner lol.

  14. Avon Barksdale

    Hey Bob, looking forward to the podcast!
    Yeah I saw that about Roundtree! Might be a good move for him!

  15. Bulldawg Bob2

    Avon Barksdale Hey Avon. Glad you popped in to join us and welcome back from the west coast.

    We talk about the inside linebackers on the podcast tonight … I’ll have that up in a little while and will post a link up; but, aye. It is interesting. Coach Smart and Coach Tucker looks like they want Alec Ogletree type inside linebackers in the 225 to 235 lbs range than not only can hit the ball carrier in the gap on running plays but can drop back in coverage on pass plays much like is asked for in a Tampa 2 defense.

    Don’t no if you know, but it appears thatRashad Roundtree has been moved to ILB as well as that was the position group and coach he was with today in practice.

  16. freddawg

    Avon Barksdale Saban has made statements recently that defenses need to get faster to cope with spread offenses.  I think Smart will try for a good mix of speed and size, but not too much of either.

  17. RumRunnerDoogie

    Avon Barksdale yea that strategy is definitely different from saban, as pretty much all the spread teams smoked bama.  i think reggie carter, smith, and patrick will be the main ILBs

  18. Avon Barksdale

    Evening gents! Haven’t commented in awhile – just got back into town late last night after spending a week in Oregon…
    I know it’s semi-blasphemous to talk about anything other than the QB battle but who else is a bit intrigued by what seems to be going on at ILB?
    I think we all expected Kirby to continue the Bama way of lining up 250 pound guys at ILB but he really seems to be emphasizing speed and coverage! Wonder if he learned that lesson from the NC game against Watson?
    Also, I think that shows where he intends to line up Breon Dixon once he’s on campus…

  19. Bulldawg Bob2

    Had another great podcast with Murray Poole and we were joined by I’mYourHuckleberry tonight. I’ll post as soon as I get it edited and uploaded to SoundCloud.

  20. WillieWalden

    Nothing to do with the kid walking on.. I meant the whole qb situation.. I probably should’ve clarified that

  21. RobDawg

    Somebody has to run squad team simulation don’t they? Great way to contribute and be part of the game you love

  22. Greg Poole

    PTCDawg  I can’t see why he would be out that long.  Bob posted a shot earlier of him carrying the ball in his left hand today.

  23. PTCDawg

    It kinda feels like if NC is 100% for UNC we wont see Sony even if he is available. Maybe it depends on the progress of the game but even with his outstanding progress it seems like game 3 is his most likely first appearance.

  24. godawgs678

    Whose the new guy who they are reporting was practicing today from Bama? Not Maurice Smith. Another guy…

  25. freddawg

    One of the paying sites is having serious debates over whether Eason is “overrated” because he hasn’t won the job already, or whether he might transfer.  That’s why I quit subsidizing those boards.  They usually turned into nonsense and constant trolling.

  26. Bulldawg36

    Next year it will be toenail carter and Holyfield!!!! Maybe swift too!!!! Running back u baby!!!!!

  27. Bulldawg Bob2

    DawgDaddy  None today.
    Quincy Mauger at practice despite people seeing him with a boot on his foot yesterday in a pic Coach Smart posted on Twitter.
    Charlie Woerner in a boot but practicing
    John Atkins not a practice.
    Shaquery Wilson was working out with WRs and not RBs in drills.
    Sony Michel practicing with just a light wrap on his left arm and carrying the ball with his left arm.

    Lot of debate about QB this AM.

  28. RumRunnerDoogie

    JaxDawg he seems like a guy who will struggle to be light enough to be a safety. Just let the strength coaches bulk him into a ILB

  29. WillieWalden

    Hopefully Kirby can get a toe in the door.. As you know most kids in the thomasville area grow up fsu fans.. Charlie wards influence can still be felt

  30. 1mandawgpack

    Bulldawg36  I have those shorts and they’re pretty close to silver.  I think you’re wanting the return of the shiny silver that the team wore back in the late 80’s when that look was in fashion.

  31. Bulldawg Bob2

    Greg Poole RumRunnerDoogie Could be 47 Christian Payne and 46 Glenn Welch but hard to tell without the numbers. 

    I do notice the 4 as the first number on the jersey on the guy on the right though; so, looks most likely they are full backs. Good Call Rummy.

  32. Bulldawg36

    I wouldn’t bet on that. Some guys just don’t pan out. But they’re getting a great degree tho!!

  33. RumRunnerDoogie

    Bulldawg Bob2 mcghee and o’neal are two guys i thought would of been a big part of the D by this year

  34. RumRunnerDoogie

    Bulldawg Bob2 1mandawgpack Michael Pope Bulldawg36 RumRunnerDoogie yea i remember him being small but having tree trunks for arms

  35. 1mandawgpack

    Bulldawg36 keeps commenting that the helmets look chrome.  They’re definitely not chrome; instead they’re still freshly painted and aren’t all scarred up because they haven’t been doing a bunch of hitting.  That’ll change here soon.

  36. Greg Poole

    Bulldawg Bob2 Didn’t get these kid’s numbers but I liked the photo becasue the kid on the left caught a helmet to the chin.

  37. 1mandawgpack

    WillieWalden  I’m a TCC alum and that school has always been loaded with talent.  My freshman and sophomore years, 4 players ended up being signed by Eastern Kentucky and all 4 played in the NFL, with a few having long, prosperous careers.  For some reason, the players there typically don’t get the big D1 schools recruiting them (except for the Charlie Ward and Ray Drew type players), but Clemson has built a pipeline into TCC (as they are on campus frequently) and has locked down that school as there is also a DE (Austin Bryan) who saw significant playing time as a true freshman at Clemson last year who will be an absolute stud this year.  The really great thing about both Adam and Austin is that both are fine young men in addition to fine FB players.

  38. Bulldawg Bob2

    1mandawgpack Michael Pope Bulldawg36  Aye.
    RumRunnerDoogie Thomas Brown may have weighed right at 200 lbs his senior season in 2007.

  39. Greg Poole

    dawgmum He was riding a stationary bike for a while, then the trainer put him on the ground for more work.

  40. 1mandawgpack

    RumRunnerDoogie 1mandawgpack Michael Pope Bulldawg36  Pound for pound, Brown was one of the strongest guys on the team with tremendous leg strength and work ethic.  However, he was more of a “scatback” (which Richt used a lot at FSU) than a bruising tailback, and Holyfield is and will be the latter, for sure.

  41. rugbydawg79

    1mandawgpack Michael Pope Bulldawg Bob2 agreed you are doing great Michael — tough crowd —  will be good for you down the road !

  42. WillieWalden

    He went to the high school that most of my family came through.. Glad to see the young man doing good

  43. Bulldawg36

    Roundtree is switching to inside linebacker baby!!! we went from Ogletree to Roundtree!!! You can’t go wrong with that!!!!!

  44. RumRunnerDoogie

    1mandawgpack Michael Pope Bulldawg36 i dont think brown was ever over 210 at uga, i could be wrong tho

  45. 1mandawgpack

    Michael Pope 1mandawgpack Bulldawg Bob2  You’re doing a great job and I was just messin’ with you a bit.  Thank you for the wonderful work you’re doing.

  46. Michael Pope

    1mandawgpack Bulldawg Bob2 My bad I was typing this all up on the bus ride back and cast was the only word that could come to mind. I’ll make sure to differentiate between the two next time. Sorry for any confusion!

  47. 1mandawgpack

    Bulldawg Bob2  Someone is going to have to teach Michael the difference between a cast (as he refers to it in his practice notes below) and a boot, as a cast tends to infer a much more serious injury than a boot.

  48. 1mandawgpack

    Michael Pope Bulldawg36  Michael, I wasn’t sold on him his Junior year, but he really, really impressed me last year.  I think he’s a solid back.  Also, a few posters on here the other day were comparing him to Thomas Brown size-wise.  TB was at the game I saw recruiting him and when they stood side-by-side, Holyfield is a lot bigger than Brown.

  49. Michael Pope

    Bulldawg36 I think Holyfield might be the guy that’s really showing something right now. I’m not taking away from Herrien but Holyfield seems like he is ready to be a big time playmaker.

  50. 1mandawgpack

    In Clemson’s scrimmage on Saturday, Adam Choice (former veer QB at Thomas County Central – played RB at Clemson as true freshman and then red-shirted last year to allow for some separation at the RB position in terms of numbers by class) ran for 165 yards on 10 carries, including 2 65 yard TDs.  Either Clemson’s offense is unstoppable or their defense is porous (or both, I suppose).

  51. Bulldawg Bob2

    Bansai buckeroo dawgmum  It likely happened in Saturday’s scrimmage because he didn’t have it on last week in practice.

    My guess, since he is at practice, the boot is precautionary. Probably a sprained ankle.

  52. rugbydawg79

    Bulldawg Bob2 Bulldawg36 I hope they start Douglas make a couple first downs , call time out and bring in #27 -let the place go crazy, fake him the ball and hit a tight end for18 over the middle– just in my perfect world.  How bout that 36 !!!!!!!

  53. Bulldawg Bob2

    Bulldawg36  If Chubb gets 1,000 yards, he will break it. If Chubb is healthy, he is a 1,500 yard plus a season RB.

    I think he will most likely break it this season.

  54. Bulldawg Bob2

    Bulldawg36  TBH, I hope they ease Chubb into game carries. I hope he gets at most 15 touches.

    With Crowder, Douglas, Herrien, Holyfield and if Michel is healthy, just share the load. Get everybody some work.

  55. TeeHDawg

    Afternoon BB2. And thanks. That’s for any prospect, if they are listening, there is always a chance.
    But at the end of the day, I think Solomon ends up at UGA due to mom.

  56. Bulldawg Bob2

    Was just messaged by several folks that Mauger was at practice today. 

    We can take Bulldawg36 out of the straight jacket now.######

  57. Bansai buckeroo

    If you guys need somebody to repair punch card readers or reel to reel tape drives, keep Bansai in mind….:-)

  58. Bulldawg Bob2

    Bulldawg36  Got Nick Chubb, Tae Crowder, Brendan Douglas, Brian Herrien, Elijah Holyfield and Sony Michel. That is six running  backs, and the coaching staff may feel they need him at WR.

    However, keep in mind that these are warm-up drills before actual practice

  59. RumRunnerDoogie

    converted 1981 RumRunnerDoogie Greg Poole Bulldawg Bob2 yea right with the cops in that town they would find something to arrest me for

  60. Michael Pope

    Here is your practice report for today: Sony Michel was in a black non contact jersey but continued to work out with the RB’s and was catching some passes out there. Shaquery Wilson was working out with the wide receivers which may point to the Bulldogs having faith in their depth at running back. Charlie Woerner was in a cast and on a bike doing some catching drills with a trainer. John Atkins was still missing from practice. Juwuan Briscoe and Juwan Taylor were both in black non contact jerseys as well.

  61. Bulldawg36

    Hope y’all get to move there. I tell ya what. I would hate to live further than 4hrs from Athens!!!!!!!! I don’t know how some fans do it!!!!!

  62. Jesse1

    Bulldawg36 Then he won’t be a Gator fan boy anymore. See, there is always hope for people to turn from the dark side.

  63. converted 1981

    Jesse1 converted 1981 Bulldawg36
    I always liked Tommy – came from a colorful Family.  Except he was 5 and 5 against our Dawgs.  Their last coach to split the series.

  64. Bulldawg36

    Jake Rowe said that one of Ric Flairs step daughters are a student at UGA! Wooooooooo!!!!!!!!

  65. Doc R

    Greg Poole I saw ZZTop in Columbus about 5 years ago or so.  Time gets away from me, but they were still great.  During the concert, Billy Gibbons was talking about his GF being from Lagrange interestingly enough

  66. Jesse1

    converted 1981 Bulldawg36 Interesting tidbit about Tubbs. he was the assistant coach on Schellenbergers staff who recruited the former UGA coach to play for the U.

  67. converted 1981

    RumRunnerDoogie converted 1981 Greg Poole Bulldawg Bob2
    Just put a Muzzle on Rummy – What could be more terrifying to the opponets that a “Mad Muzzled Rummy Dawg” going Berserk on the sidelines########

  68. Jesse1

    Greg Poole Z Z Top at James brown Arena in November. That little ole band from Texas is still worth going to hear.

  69. AlphaDawg

    BahitsAgain AlphaDawg Yeah I know. One of the reasons keeping from moving back to Athens is the low amount of Tech jobs. Would love to have someone to keep in touch in Athens professionally when the time is right

  70. Jesse1

    converted 1981 Greg Poole Bulldawg Bob2 Buy a seasons worth of whatever rum Rummy wants. And he doesn’t drink “well” liquor. Only “Call” brands.

  71. BahitsAgain

    AlphaDawg BahitsAgain There wasn’t a lot of IT work when I was out there the last time.  I had a VB/asp job at a transformer plant.

  72. Jesse1

    converted 1981 Jesse1 Bulldawg36 The enemy up north hasn’t been this arrogant since preseason 2003. We all remember how that worked out for em. 41-13 Dawgs. In their house.

  73. AlphaDawg

    BahitsAgain Please do, and when I’m ready to move, I’ll have an IT professional to help me get a job there too.

  74. RumRunnerDoogie

    converted 1981 Greg Poole Bulldawg Bob2 i dont quite have the ability to censor my language watching the dawgs to be put in front of a camera

  75. converted 1981

    Jesse1 Bulldawg36
    Several of his players already Guaranteed WINS over the Gey-Turds and the Gumps.  So the Only team they have to worry about is The Dawgs!

  76. BahitsAgain

    Colonial Dawg Bulldawg36 no doubt.  Odds would be him, then Butch.  If Spurrier was still in the league, he would get a few points.

  77. converted 1981

    Bulldawg36
    Tommy Tubberville – No wait that was for CMR#####
    The Great Pumpkin – No he “Retired”#######

    Oh Oh Oh….. I know I know – Little Nicky!  Jealous LITTLE man!

  78. BahitsAgain

    hmmmm, wifey wants me to look for an IT position somewhere near Athens.  Oldest is wanting to transfer to UGA and she would like to be close. 🙂

  79. Jesse1

    freddawg Bulldawg Bob2 Jesse1 Remember when the big uglies couldn’t extend their arms? And were coached to grab the front of their jersey? Otherwise it was illegal use of hands or holding. And a 15 yard penalty. Love me some 10-7, 17-14, 10-3 smash face football.

  80. converted 1981

    Bulldawg Bob2
    Got so Tired of all the “Greatest Athlete that ever lived” hype last night with Bolt.  Just look at the Pic above and ask yourself “How many Gold Medals over How many Years = True Greatness and Dominance.  Glad he got his Life in order as well.

  81. freddawg

    Bulldawg Bob2 Jesse1 That would change if the NCAA and NFL would call offensive holding.  As it is, holding has become almost an arbitrary penalty, used when officials want to change the flow of the game.  I can’t count the number of times that Floyd and Jenkins got almost tackled the last couple of years while rushing the passer.

  82. Jesse1

    Bulldawg Bob2 Jesse1 Unless a rules change allowing defenders to “touch”these track stars ie : the bump rule, it’s only going to be more of the same. I don’t like it.  Personally I’m a 7 yards and a cloud of dust and shower of blood kind of guy.

  83. Bulldawg Bob2

    Jesse1 Bulldawg Bob2  Off the top of my head – Ezekiel Elliott to the Cowboys with pick 4 this year, and last year, Todd Gurley to the Rams at 10 and Melvin Gordon to the Chargers a little afterwards.
    There were no RBs taken in the first round in 2014 or 2013.
    2012 was Trent Richardson at no.3 overall and then two other backs late in the first.
    2011 was Mark Ingram.
    Cannot remember 2010.
    Knowshon Moreno went in 1st round in 2009.
    Last real big year for RBs to go in the first, more than 2 or 3, was 2008 though, when five were drafted.

  84. Jesse1

    AlphaDawg Warren Morris was considered by many the cutting edge in injury rehab and so forth. Another Dooley guy who folks from around the corner came to Athens to observe and learn from.

  85. Bulldawg Bob2

    Since classes have started at Georgia, practice will start at or after 4 PM. I’ll get you some pictures as soon as we get them and we’ll have audio up of any post-practice presser up this evening.

    Greg is also going to do his best to give us an update with Michael and Patrick after practice in the LIve from Butts-Mehre podcast.

  86. Jesse1

    RumRunnerDoogie Jesse1 Bulldawg Bob2 It does speak volumes as to how far Georgia high school football has come in a short time with regard to quarterback development. 10 years ago we were loaded, across the state, at every position other than quarterback. Now Georgia is right up there with California and Texas in producing college ready signal callers. And it’s only going to get better. Especially for us.

  87. Bansai buckeroo

    @BB2….. And then there’s Rummy..who knows what’s going on with him…..##…;-)

  88. Jesse1

    freddawg AlphaDawg Bulldawg Bob2 I just call every schools team we play The Enemy. Those eight letters cover the FCC’s seven bad words. Plus a few those folks haven’t heard yet.

  89. Jesse1

    Bulldawg Bob2 Running backs are quickly becoming the 4th most important position on a 21st century offense. 1: Quarterback. 2: Left Tackle. 3: Wide Receiver. 4: Running Back. It is what it is. Basketball on grass. How many running backs have been 1st rounders since Adrian Peterson?

  90. Bulldawg Bob2

    RumRunnerDoogie Jesse1 Bulldawg Bob2  He’s listed at 6 foot 1.5. He is similar to what Aaron Murray was coming out of high school

  91. Jesse1

    Bulldawg Bob2 Jesse1 Bulldawg36 Anyone who watched Kirby play quarterback against Dunwoody in the 93′ semi finals knows he is one tough dude. ” I intimidated Kirby Smart.” Said by no one ever.

  92. freddawg

    Bulldawg Bob2  No biggie, I generally true to stay away from vulgar references, slip sometimes.

  93. Bulldawg Bob2

    freddawg LOL. If you did, I didn’t see it. I’m not the only mod on. There are a couple that lurk but hardly post.

  94. Jesse1

    Bulldawg Bob2 Probably a native Texan transplanted here. Never watched a Longhorn team that didn’t have at least one kid named Cade on the team. The Tejas version of Caleb lol.

  95. Bulldawg36

    Heck they keep talking about the what IF game last year! UGA won!!!!!! We are 3-1 vs em since they entered the league

  96. Jesse1

    freddawg Bulltoad Hate to say it but overconfidence won’t be an issue. Them buoys are a complete team. Any improvement on special teams, and flip the turnover ratio, and look out.

  97. Jesse1

    Bulldawg Bob2 Jesse1 Bulldawg36 Clemson is recruiting better than they have since Danny Ford. it is one electric environment. Very little attrition. That program is stacked with players. And not  camp players. Tough team.

  98. Bulldawg Bob2

    Jesse1 Good question. Sumlin’s seat has gotten hot, and all the off-season headaches haven’t helped his case at all.

    We could potentially see 3 to 4 new head coaches in the SEC in 2017 because I’ve got Sumlin on the hot seat at A&M, Gus on the hot seat at the Barn along with Freeze at Ole Miss and Butch at Tennessee. If LSU has a bad season, ‘ole Les could be looking for a new job as well.

  99. freddawg

    Bulltoad Clemson is coming into this overconfident, almost guaranteed.  And no matter how bad Auburn’s offense is, they’ll have more team talent than 90% of the ACC teams Clemson faces.  Might be an opening trap game for Clemson.

  100. Bansai buckeroo

    6 things to know about Georgia…
    1. They are going to beat our butts……
    2. They are going to beat our butts……
    3. They are going to beat our butts……
    4. They are going to beat or butts…..

  101. Jesse1

    Bulldawg Bob2 Jesse1 Bulldawg36 Unless decimated by injuries, I don’t see any team holding Clemson to under 40 this year. And scoring on em won’t be a DAR picnic either.

  102. Jesse1

    Bulltoad Jesse1 Bulldawg36 The folks on TigerNet are saying this defense will be by far and away the best Venables has fielded. Every newcomer is an improvement. Dexter Lawrence is destroying every o-lineman in front of him, including Hyatt. Tavien Feaster will take some load off Watson’s shoulders. Like it or not ( I don’t) Clemson is a machine. On both sides of the ball. Can anyone remember when a defense checked Bama as many times behind the los? I can’t either. And that includes the 1972 Orange Bowl.

  103. Reddawg13

    Bulltoad Jesse1 Bulldawg36 A Buddy of mine that is a Bama fan went to the Bama vs Auburn game when Auburn was home. He heard a fight going on and went to see what was happening. He of course thought it would be Bama fans in a fight with Auburn fans, nope Auburn fans whipping each other’s azzes! War Damn Eagle!

  104. Reddawg13

    Bulltoad Bulldawg Bob2 Jesse1 Yep with me screaming at the TV, “DON’T PUT HIM AT RB, WE NEED HIM TO CHASE DOWN JOE HAMILTON!” AND THE WHAM IT HAPPENED! AND THEN I SCREAMED, “DONNAN YOU DUMBAZZ!”

  105. Bulltoad

    Jesse1 Bulldawg36 Auburn at home with the crowd noise and the fact that it is early in the season.  If Watson is off a bit it could be close.

  106. Bulldawg36

    Gus better not have any blow outs this year- especially at home or his seat gonna very hot!!!

  107. Bulldawg Bob2

    We’ll have a new BD Illustrated ON-Air for you later on tonight and for tomorrow. Hopefully, I’mYourHuckleberry will be joining us on the show.
    Plus, we’ve got Bernie from Bernie’s Dawg Blog with Blake coming at you on BD Illustrated ON-Air on Wednesday night.

  108. Bulldawg Bob2

    AlphaDawg  Man. I’m glad he is OK and it isn’t as bad as it looked when I first saw it. MM one tough dude.

  109. BroDawg

    Bulldawg36 I am guessing it is an Arkansas Razorback who can’t let things go… One who takes a bunch of kids to a departing coaches home and uses them leverage to guilt a line coach into staying…. Just a guess though 🙂

  110. Bulldawg Bob2

    Jesse1 Bulldawg36  Have to agree with Jesse here. Clemson by double digits, winning by at least 17.

  111. Bulldawg36

    Could be Dan Mullen. Remember their were rumours he wanted the UGA job. Now he maybe a lil salty about it

  112. Bulldawg Bob2

    Jesse1 Bulldawg Bob2 Bulldawg36  Aye. I doubt he reads any of  that stuff. He’s busy coaching, watching film and recruiting. Any spare time he has is being a husband and father.

    I know if I had his workload and was in position, I wouldn’t read any of it either.

  113. Bulldawg Bob2

    Jesse1 Bulldawg Bob2 Frankly  I hear you. I don’t remember starting school to after Labor Day, but the kids do get out earlier now-a-days. My niece thinks it’s funny we were still in school the first few days into June, especially if we missed time because of snow and ice earlier in the school year.

  114. Bulldawg36

    I dunno if Clemson will destroy auburn or not. Dabo doesn’t have that great of a road record. I wish they both could lose this game!!!!

  115. Jesse1

    Bulldawg Bob2 Bulldawg36 Funny thing is, i doubt CKS has given the comment in Athlon or Lindy’s was it? A second thought.

  116. Jesse1

    Bulldawg36 Butchie better worry about VPI and the Gator. He could be toast September 25th if Jimmy Mac punks the Vowels.

  117. Bulldawg Bob2

    Bulldawg36  We talked about that some the other day. Thinking it might be a coach from one of the western division teams, but no way to really know.

  118. Bulldawg Bob2

    ronaldo77 Bulldawg Bob2  Good to have you on. If you pick every winner, you’ll need to change your name to Bulldawg Illustrated Prognosticator Guru lol

  119. Jesse1

    Bulldawg Bob2 Jesse1 Open enrollment is coming to Georgia. Then the rest of the country will find out what a “stacked” team really looks like.

  120. Jesse1

    Bulldawg36 Someone who is going to regret the day when he sees the Red & Black Mean Machine coming down the tracks.

  121. AlphaDawg

    Bansai buckeroo Don’t know what the update UGAsports had on McKinney was but maybe it was good enough for us to not worry about JW.

  122. Bulldawg36

    I don’t like that rival sec coach who said Kirby needs to mature!!!!! He guesses on who made that comment????????????

  123. 007Dawg=Po' Dat Bubbly!

    Friend of mine wants to sell his 2 season tickets.  He is not as internet savvy as me, so I offered to help him sell them.   I had these a couple years ago, but don’t need them this year.   They are North side 45 yard line area about 20 rows up.   He can give you exact seat location.   He is looking to recoup his donation $400 per ticket and ticket price (I think it’s $45 per game) so I believe it will be a total of $1340.  $800 Donation plus $540 for the 2 season tickets. (He will confirm the price if you contact him).    If interested, please  email me at  jphockey7@gmail.com with your first name and phone number.  I will forward the info to him and he will call you. Thanks.

  124. Jesse1

    RumRunnerDoogie Jesse1 Bansai buckeroo And take a snappy of the contents of UGA’s enemies playbook.

  125. Jesse1

    Bulldawg Bob2 Frankly Back when I was a school boy, August 15th meant 3 more weeks until school started.

  126. RumRunnerDoogie

    AlphaDawg fair game as long as u arent sharing anything thats behind a paid wall. just sharing the link isnt a problem i dont think

  127. RumRunnerDoogie

    Jesse1 Bansai buckeroo if u figure that out let me know, would like to check the powerball numbers

  128. ronaldo77

    Bulldawg Bob2 Just Joined… winning every game this year, bank it (give me a million to one odds)

  129. AlphaDawg

    PTCDawg AlphaDawg Samsung. I’ve always considered Samsung to be the premier tv maker but Vizio to be the best bang for your buck. Own both

  130. AlphaDawg

    Bulldawg Bob2 DawgByte Odd. Kirby has said many times that you don’t post on social media anything that could “hurt” the team. I have to assume he’s not too concerned about that boot then.

  131. DawgByte

    Bulldawg Bob2 DawgByte Yes, that’s the one I saw. Hope this is only a temporary setback we need Quincy out there.

  132. Jesse1

    Bulldawg Bob2 Douglas County better hurry up and recruit half of Carrollton, in the next 72 hours. Then they might have a chance……..to score.

  133. haws1178

    I’ve had good luck with Vizio. I have 4 of them and non of them have given me any problems

  134. Jesse1

    Greg Poole Imagine the fallout if the Red Clay Hounds arrive in Cola City unbeaten on October 8?

  135. Jesse1

    Bansai buckeroo We have our own private wormhole, from which we travel back in time for a quick fact check. Still working on going forward 😉

  136. DawgByte

    Greg Poole If you’re a media analyst what else are you going to say. We do in fact have a lot of question marks and uncertainties. As they also point out we have a whole new coaching staff. If we put a beat down on UNC, I think a lot of those uncertainties and questions will be answered and the media will come around and sniff jumping on the Dawg party train.

  137. Bulldawg Bob2

    Bulltoad Bulldawg Bob2 Jesse1  Good memory Bulltoad. He did. Missed spring practice and really effected his sophomore season.

  138. Jesse1

    Bulltoad Bulldawg Bob2 Jesse1 I can’t remember. In 99′ I wanted someone to shoot Bobby Gaston. Same in 98′ when he gave Joe Burns a 3 yard spot.

  139. freddawg

    Jesse1 freddawg  Yep, my hip starting’s to ache now, knees have been doing it for years.

  140. Bulldawg Bob2

    DawgByte  He is in a walking-boot, which we saw in a picture Kirby Smart posted on Twitter and talked about yesterday, but we have not heard how serious it is or if he will miss any games.

  141. Jesse1

    freddawg Bulldawg Bob2 The only problem is that little pain in the joints named Arthur. He visits more often, and hangs around too long.

  142. freddawg

    Bulldawg Bob2 I still have to look up numbers for players on the current roster.  Sometimes I watch the quarterbacks and say, now which one is number 10 again.  Gettin’ old sucks.

  143. Jesse1

    Bulldawg Bob2 Bulltoad Jesse1 And Sullivan went in 2003. #6 pick overall. Grant went # 25 in the 1st.

  144. Bulldawg Bob2

    Jesse1 Bulldawg Bob2  Aye. If I remember right he took a few snaps at RB at Georgia as a frosh in 1999.

  145. DawgByte

    Mauger out with a foot injury. Smart did not mention that his starting Safety was wearing a protective boot on his foot during the post scrimmage presser. Apparently Kirby won’t be available to answer questions about the injury until tomorrow afternoon. Looks like Maurice Smith arrived just in time!!

  146. Bulldawg Bob2

    Bulltoad Sullivan was a heck of a player, but nope. He wore 57. Jesse1 got it with Charles Grant.

  147. Jesse1

    Bulldawg Bob2 Jesse1 He wore # 19 in high school as a running back. Lincoln County beat the sushi out of him in the semi finals.

  148. Bulldawg Bob2

    Time to rack your brains. This Bulldawg wore No.19 and played on the defensive line in 1999, 2000, and 2001 for Georgia and was a first round pick in the 2002 NFL Draft for the Saints. Can you name him?

  149. Jesse1

    BahitsAgain Greg Poole The longer this years edition of Attack Dawgs can fly under the radar the more time for them to jell. We’ll know a whole lot about this team and the players character on the morning of October 2. Regardless of the record.

  150. BahitsAgain

    Greg Poole BahitsAgain I actually didn’t mean the mod as a bash or even making fun.  I thought it was cool.  But, I can see your point.  I will drop it.

  151. Jesse1

    Greg Poole If the rosters are capped at say 50, I like Georgia’s chances any year. With 70 or so, Florida’s depth will take over more years than not. From 84 until the last game, rosters were 40. In 2000 or whenever, teams were comprised of 75 players. They wore us out. 41-10. Team Florida blew the doors off in the 4th, tallying 27 points to Team Georgia’s goose egg.

  152. BahitsAgain

    Bulldawg Bob2 Bansai buckeroo lol, ok.  Either you mods are having fun with my Dilbert mod, or lyvefire has code to knock out Dilbert pictures.

    I surrender.

  153. Greg Poole

    BahitsAgain I see no difference between making fun of Georgia players and bashing them. In fact, there is no difference.

  154. Jesse1

    freddawg Jesse1 Are injuries more or less likely to happen when players are focused for 60 minutes? As for building depth? At a place like UGA, it is, or should be next man up.

  155. BahitsAgain

    Bulldawg Bob2 I don’t know.  Grayson Lambert vs. Brendan Douglas in a cage match.  I putting my money on the tough nosed RB.

  156. Greg Poole

    The Florida-Georgia High School All-Star Football Game is returning this year. The event will be played Dec. 30 at Spec Martin Stadium in Deland, Fla.
    This football game will be a feature some of the best senior players from Florida and Georgia. The rivalry is being renewed after more than a decade of not being played. Each state is recruited by most major universities and will feature many elite student-athletes that are committed to these programs.
    Team Florida will be led by Joey Wiles of St. Augustine High School. Team Georgia will be led by Howie DeCristofaro of Milton High School. These coaches have developed great programs that have produced many major college level players as well as NFL players.
    http://www.albanyherald.com/sports/florida-georgia-all-star-football-game-returns/article_e579ee98-e538-5bf8-8725-ba5e64c52e7b.html

  157. freddawg

    Jesse1  Not sure about that part.  The tougher the opponent, the more likely starters have to play late in the game.  That means more wear and tear on their bodies and less chance to get backups game experience.

  158. Jesse1

    Bulldawg Bob2 Jesse1 Bulldawg36 Spot on. And the chances of losing a key player ( or 2 or 3) is just as likely in a no count game as vs a brannigan vs a team with some meat on their claw. A team is only as good as the people a team plays. Even before Saban, Bama was playing at least one big name team a year. UCLA, USC, Oklahoma, Penn State (10 year home and away from 82-91). Plus Notre Dame 4 regular season matchups since 1980.

  159. Bulldawg Bob2

    Frankly  Aye. Just 2 Saturdays to go Frankly. High school football starts this week too. Love this time of year. Cannot wait for the leaves to start changing.

  160. Frankly

    19 days?!?!
    With everything that happened with UGA football this off-season it feels like it’s been 2 years since there was a football game. It’s actually hard for me to believe its this close.

  161. Bulldawg Bob2

    Jesse1 Bulldawg Bob2 Bulldawg36  And I agree. I prefer Georgia schedule more “quality” opponents, especially for home games and openers. Unfortunately, with the CFB playoff system in play and talk of adding a 9th conference game to the schedule, we may see more mid-major FBS teams and FCS OOC teams on the schedule than we used to see.

  162. Bulldawg Bob2

    Jesse1 Bulldawg Bob2 Bulldawg36  OK. Now, that makes sense. I’m a wee bit slow this morning. Coffee maker decided to give up the ghost.

    Don’t look at next year’s home schedule then, lol.  Open up with http://www.fbschedules.com/ncaa-17/2017-appalachian-state-mountaineers-football-schedule.php and come back from Notre Dame to host the Samford Bulldogs.

  163. Jesse1

    Bulldawg Bob2 Jesse1 Bulldawg36 I’d rather lose to Oklahoma, Oregon, West Virginia, Va Tech, etc than whallop Troy or Southern. To say nothing of Middle Tenn. back in 2003. All we lost was Fred Gibson and 2 o-line starters in a meaningless game. Gibson went down in the 4th, returning a k/o with a 29-7 lead with under 3:00 on the clock.

  164. Bulldawg Bob2

    Jesse1 Bulldawg Bob2 PTCDawg dsw61 JaxDawg  LOL. Well, dang it. Could’ve sworn he said 3 when I first read it earlier.

    Guess I better call the eye doc and move up my appointment.

    And thanks. She isn’t having the best day today, but those are getting fewer.

  165. Jesse1

    Bulldawg Bob2 Jesse1 Bulldawg36 The non conference schedule, when compared to the Gumps, UTK, LSU, and others, has not been a very heavy load. That’s the point. 2 some years 3 seal clubbings pr year.

  166. Bulldawg Bob2

    Jesse1 Bulldawg36  Most every major college football team plays at least 1 FCS opponent each season and some play two.

    Not exactly sure what point you are trying to make Jesse.

  167. Jesse1

    Bulldawg Bob2 Jesse1 PTCDawg dsw61 JaxDawg He said more than 1. Remember with regard to reading glasses, a pair and a spare brother. Hope your wife is going well. Still on the prayer list.

  168. Jesse1

    Bulldawg36 All you have to do is open the media guide. And who can forget Troy, Richmond, William & Mary, and on and on. UTK, B

  169. Bulldawg Bob2

    Jesse1 PTCDawg dsw61 JaxDawg  Aye Jesse, but PTC’s question was when did Georgia play 3 FCS teams in one season?

  170. Jesse1

    PTCDawg Jesse1 dsw61 JaxDawg 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011,2012, 2013, 2014,2015. A newly minted so called Div-1 La-Monroe, La Lafayette, Southern U,Buffalo, UAB, Charleston Southern Georgia Southern excluding last year, are not Power-5 conference teams. Bush league.

  171. BahitsAgain

    Bansai buckeroo lol, if it was just gone, then maybe EC or one of the other mods pulled it.  I didn’t think it was that bad.  It seemed like a good play on words.

  172. Jesse1

    dsw61 JaxDawg And that of those 9.7 wins, 2, some years 3 came against FCS schools. Beginning September 27, 2008, the program has done nothing…..aside from underperforming.

  173. PTCDawg

    AlphaDawg what did you get Alpha? our cheap Panasonic 42″ quit working so we got a cheap Sony 40″ to replace it. Had to replace the cheap Sony 40″ with another cheap Sony 40″ cause the first new one was having major issues. 

    Dont know why I can’t seem to find a tv that works well.

  174. AlphaDawg

    haws1178 That’s awesome! I wish I had a wall sizeable enough for a Projector. That’s the way to go!

  175. AlphaDawg

    Bulldawg Bob2 AlphaDawg Greg Poole RumRunnerDoogie I think I signed up. But I did the “rejoin” do you see Alphadawg in there?

  176. Bulldawg36

    Our Silver Britched looked the best in 1992. That’s how they are supposed to look! Not gray!!!!!

  177. Bulldawg Bob2

    AlphaDawg Greg Poole  I’ll post reminders in the daily recruiting thread each week for folks.
    especially for posters like RumRunnerDoogie. ######

  178. Bulldawg Bob2

    19 Days away ladies and gentlemen, and our beloved Bulldawgs will strap on the “G” and belt up those silver britches looking to take it to the Tarheels in the ATL. Are you ready?! http://bulldawgillustrated.com/countdown-kickoff-2016-no-19-scott-woerner/

  179. AlphaDawg

    Bulldawg Bob2 Greg Poole I’m going to need to stay on top of picking! I’m really bad about forgetting

  180. haws1178

    The technology has come along way in the past few years and the price has come down so you can get a good one for pretty cheap

  181. haws1178

    Can’t remember the name brand right off hand but it is pretty clear. My walls are already semi gloss white so I didn’t have to paint. I do have a screen for outside but still need to test it

  182. Bulldawg Bob2

    haws1178  I don’t think the FB will ever go completely away, but we could see more multiple TE sets minus the FB. I still like the idea of having a guy like Christian Payne leading the way through the hole who wants to put whoever is front of him in a different color jersey on their butts  in short yardage situations though.

  183. Reddawg13

    haws1178 I have thought about getting one of those for Club 90. What kind did you buy and is it clear? Did you buy a pull down screen or paint a wall white?

  184. Bulldawg Bob2

    TeeHDawg   Keep your eye on Solomon. Georgia and DL Coach Tracy Rocker still recruiting him hard, and Solomon is at least listening to what they are “selling.” Will it result in a flip? Not 100% sure, but we have seen already how this staff is when it comes to recruiting and flipping players already committed elsewhere.

  185. Reddawg13

    Bulldawg36 Holyfield is going to be really good, but anyone that forgets about Berrien will be making a big mistake, that cat is going to be a big surprise!

  186. Bulldawg36

    Great post my friend!!! Holyfield might be our 2nd leading rusher in the game. He looks the part!!!

  187. Bulldawg36

    We also lost rivers and Ledbetter is suspended and who knows about Rochester!!! Plus Atkins and Hawkins are banged up!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  188. converted 1981

    Bulldawg36
    Starting to think Kirby is following some of Dooleys traits – No matter how good Our team may seem “Oh Poor me we are in TROUBLE – how are we ever going to compete with LA Monroe….  

    and as far as the other team —- Did you see the size of their line, Man they are gonna walk all over us…….  and Barbara doing her “Pacing and Praying”.  

    Now if we could only bring back THE Voice of THE Dawgs.

    Ahhh – Nostalgia.  

    Sooooo, is Kirby stringing us along – at least to some extent with his “Poor Mouthing”?

    Is he trying to Build Up the Dawgs that have been here for several years?

    I know he HAS to change some if not Most of the ATTITUDES….  These Boys have to Believe in each other in order to believe they CAN WIN.  

    As far as those that “Believe in ME”  –  See ya!  Cause you wont be around long.

    WELCOME CHANGE – Time to kick some heels!

  189. JaxDawg

    Who did we lose again on the DL? Bailey? I really can’t remember ha. We didn’t have a proven QB last year either but we pulled off 9 wins. I think Chubb will be back. Idk there are many different critics out there, i just don’t agree 7-5. 8-4 at worst IMO

  190. RumRunnerDoogie

    godawgs678 didnt know they were playing down under, seems kind of pointless as they dont care for football down there really

  191. RumRunnerDoogie

    Greg Poole looks amazing but some how i doubt thats what it looks like when u get one at the stadium

  192. dsw61

    JaxDawg Georgia is getting dinged in these rankings mostly because of the perception that they don’t have a proven QB, and the unknown about Chubb. There’s also legit concern about experience and depth on the DL.

  193. haws1178

    I got a HD projector I’m ready to try out. It seems to work good inside . Still need to make a test run outside.

  194. rugbydawg79

    Greg Poole haws1178 Joe Gibbs did a good job running the ball using an H back with the Redskins

  195. Bulldawg36

    Dang that is cool! Wish Erk would have retired at UGA. Should have been our coach after Dooley.

  196. JaxDawg

    7-5?? What are people smoking? I’m guessing they are putting this on the coaching change? Net net I think we have more talent this year and regardless of the QB competition, we are in better position there too. If lambert starts, great, he did last year too. If Eason starts, great, that means we probably have a guy who can play better than lambert last year. We have more talent everywhere except for OLB, OL and maybe ILB. I think we will be okay

  197. dsw61

    Bulldawg36  Going to have to do whatever it takes to convert 3rd downs. Can’t be going 3 and out or 6 and out and expect to win that game. The defense will eventually get gassed like it did in last year’s Tenn game. I still think on paper this is a good match up for Georgia.

    Their QB will be making his first start…vs…Georgia’s experienced safeties, another veteran DB in Maurice Smith, and elite pass rushers. Apparently the blitz packages in the scrimmage were pretty impressive.

    They lost their two starting senior LBs…vs…Georgia’s TEs, slot receivers Godwin and IMac, and Georgia’s run game. Reports are that Holyfield looks really good and rarely goes down on first contact. Somebody should be open on every pass play. The question is does Georgia have a QB who can find the open receiver and deliver the ball on target.

    They lost their stud O-Lineman to graduation and the guy expected to replace him is out for the year with an injury…vs…Georgia’s elite pass rushers and blitz packages. UNC may be forced to throw shorter passes, which isn’t what they like to do. Last year they lived and died by taking shots down field and taking advantage of busted coverage when their QB would scramble.

    I worry about Lambert on 3rd down though. The 3rd down conversion rate last year was terrible. Can’t repeat that against a team like UNC. Chaney has improved the 3rd down conversion rate everywhere he’s coached, so it should be better this year; even with Lambert. One reason I like Ramsey is because of his athleticism. He will be given the green light to run this year if he wins the job. That ability can make a difference on 3rd down. I do think Chizik is going to blitz regardless of who the QB is and not sure which of the three QBs handles the blitz the best. UNC’s non blitzing pass rush was not spectacular last year. They don’t have elite edge rushers.

  198. rugbydawg79

    Bulldawg36 One of the nicest guys you could meet – he helped out a poor measly Rugby player get in to work out on the nautilus machines – which meant you had to get past Squab Jones

  199. Greg Poole

    Ranking the SEC
    6. Georgia: Mark Richt and his 9.7 wins per season are gone. Welcome to the Kirby Smart era, which begins with a handful of questions on both sides of the ball. If running back http://www.espn.com/college-football/player/_/id/3128720/nick-chubb gets back to his old self after last year’s knee injury, the Dawgs should contend for the East. The defense returns a solid secondary, but the defensive line is a major concern — and top linebackers http://www.espn.com/nfl/player/_/id/2977647/jordan-jenkins and http://www.espn.com/nfl/player/_/id/3043136/leonard-floyd are gone. Don’t forget that a quarterback battle is raging, with future star http://www.espn.com/college-football/player/_/id/4035003/jacob-eason in the mix. –Aschoff

    http://www.espn.com/blog/ncfnation/post/_/id/128232/sec-preseason-power-rankings-alabama-leads-the-way

  200. AlphaDawg

    Greg Poole Whoops. posted it below with the shoe topic. I’m willing to bet they reflect light vs glow in the dark.

  201. Jesse1

    Reddawg13 Jesse1 Greg Poole Complacent. One of the most dangerous phrases in the English language : “Good job.”

  202. Bulldawg36

    Yep. We sure did. We sure do know how to put a whooping on Auburn. Only the unc offense and punt returner scare me really.

  203. Jesse1

    Bulldawg36 The last time we faced a Chizik defense Dawgs dropped 45 on him. And that was with playing the cheerleaders and the trainers the entire 4th quarter. We’re tougher than those

  204. Jesse1

    Bulldawg36 No matter, that twinge of doubt has yet to seep into my thought process about the Heels or anyone else on the schedule. I sincerely believe this team could lose some games, or not lose any. With some fortune on the injury side of the equation, there are no limits for this team. if you want to win, but don’t believe you can, it’s a given you won’t.

  205. Bulldawg36

    True. But they might some what better at stopping the run under Chiziks 2nd. I hope not tho. They won’t be able to stop Chubb. But will we be able to stop them enough?

  206. Jesse1

    Bulldawg36 And a new quarterback. And the same defense that gave up nearly 700 yards on the ground to Baylor.

  207. BahitsAgain

    Bulldawg36 He had a thing for butting his players on the helmet.  I think his wife forced him to stop.

  208. Jesse1

    Reddawg13 Greg Poole haws1178 So did Clemson losing Alexander McKenzie. Is the TE an option for a Bama offense that was going backwards until AM went out?

  209. Bulltoad

    BahitsAgain godawgs678 Could be a Drob sighting in this game.  Not a big fan of flying across the world to play a game.  Jet Lag could derail season.

  210. dsw61

    haws1178 Yes I expect to see that. Kirby has already hinted towards it and Chaney has experience doing it.

  211. dsw61

    Greg Poole TeeHDawg Wow. Surprised to hear you say that. Hope you’re right. I think the Michigan staff did a good job of selling him on their nursing school though.

  212. godawgs678

    11 days from now, CFB kicks off with a 10:00 game between Cal and Hawaii on ESPN. Two teams I care zero about, but dang I’m pumped! Hurry up!!!!

  213. Reddawg13

    haws1178 Well Kirby did say he wouldn’t use scholly’s on FB’s. So, that tells me something.

  214. Reddawg13

    Jesse1 Reddawg13 Greg Poole I have to agree. They gave him money for his assistants, further back they gave him less admin duties to work more on football, and he even said that he would have time now to get us on the cutting edge and develop new and better techniques, which I didn’t see. I believe he wins at Tenn. when we up by a bunch and wins in Jacksonville when Florida was down and he keeps his job and gets his IPF.  He got comfortable and thought his 8 to 10 wins a year was going to keep him here until retirement. He could have done the things it would take to be an Elite program like Bama, but for some reason didn’t. Oh well onward and upward.

  215. BahitsAgain

    TeeHDawg lol, I don’t know much about him.  I just found the highest 247 ranked player and plopped him in as a response.  Plus, can you image the Bama nut rage if Kirby flipped him?  lol!  🙂

    We might have to call out the our state National Guard and put tanks on the border.

  216. Bulldawg36

    I’m not so confident about beating unc now. After Sony’s injury and all the suspensions and injuries to the DL. I still think we will edge em out but I wouldn’t be surprised if we lost a close one

  217. Jesse1

    Greg Poole My bookie friend, that’s spelled B-O-O-K-I-E, swears the Vowels are going to cost some folks a lot of money this year.

  218. Reddawg13

    BahitsAgain dsw61 haws1178 and he starred down his target a lot of times and missed his check downs because he panicked.

  219. Frankly

    Greg Poole

    I remember watching the game where Tennessee completely neutralized him and the SC pass rush and went up and down the field when Chaney and Pittman were at Tennessee which was Clowney’s last year in college I believe.   Certainly didn’t look like a #1 overall draft pick in that game.

  220. Jesse1

    freddawg haws1178 And fierce. A Rabid Dawg. This time next year, we’ll have about 30 more, frothing at the mouth, GATA blood covered tooth and claw Red Clay Hounds.

  221. TeeHDawg

    I think so too. I think we will have a shot at Bishop late depending on what happens at Auburn.

  222. Score Check

    Bulldawg36
    If you want to tick off old time bama fans tell them Saban is the greatest football coach ever.

  223. Jesse1

    Reddawg13 Greg Poole The point continues to be argued ad nauseum, that the former coach didn’t have the tools at his disposal CKS has. Well he didn’t do very much to convince us donors that he was trying too hard to change that situation. The squeaky wheel gets the oil. The early bird gets the worm. And last but not least, ” Ask, and ye shall receive.”

  224. BahitsAgain

    freddawg BahitsAgain I wish they would let them get tackled to the ground a few times a practice to see how they handle it.

  225. TeeHDawg

    Morning guys. What’s players does anyone see us pulling late or flipping for the 17 class? Examples like Tray Bishop, Caleb Chandler, or an Aubrey Solomon.

  226. Jesse1

    Greg Poole I respect the former coach, though unless we happen to meet up on the field of play, my interest in his current employer, or his ups and downs is of no interest to me.

  227. freddawg

    haws1178 I wouldn’t mind seeing Woerner lined up as an H back sometimes.  He’s a good blocker and could catch some passes from there too.

  228. freddawg

    BahitsAgain  I wish Chaney would wear a whistle in practice and blow it after 4 seconds, call it a sack.  Get these guys counting in their head so they know when they’re in the danger zone.

  229. haws1178

    Do y’all think we will go away from using a traditional FB? I seen some arky plays where they brought a TE in motion to act as a FB . Is that something we can expect to see?

  230. BahitsAgain

    dsw61 haws1178 He had a lot of dropped balls, by linebackers and dbs.   Yeah, he got away with a few.

    Poor Futon Baton couldn’t buy a break.  Same when Ramsey through a few picks.

    The biggest issue I had with Greyson is that he seemed to seize up in the game situation.  He took so long to through a lot of deep balls that the DB would catch up or it would be under thrown.   There were lots of times that it seemed like he had 6 or 7 seconds before he threw.  The OL gets lots of heat from people, but they gave GL a lot of time and did it consistently.

  231. freddawg

    haws1178 Kirby should send out Sony in the shotgun for first play, just to piss everybody off.

  232. Reddawg13

    Greg Poole Well put Greg. I am stoked that Smart is not doing it the Richt way. Richt did some wonderful things at UGA and did it with class. He brought us up to a level that was very respectable and competitive. At Vandy, Miss. St. Kentucky that type of record would be awesome. At UGA where there is more talent from high schools that are within an hour of Athens than in most all colleges, the atmosphere in Athens, the facilities, the fact that we have won it before even though it was a long time ago set the expectations higher. Richt’s record became complacent and the games we lost with no explanation became his demise. I am ready to see some fire from the head coach and attention to every detail, even special teams. I want a team that is big, physical, tough, unrelenting, filled with highly recruited talent, so yeah I am glad Smart is not doing it the Richt way anymore! I wish Richt well in his new endeavor and hope he leaned some things at UGA that will help him in Miami. As for Kirby, “It Damn Sho Can Be Us’ and “Take No Prisoners!”

  233. haws1178

    That’s the thing that scares me about Ramsey. The inconsistencies that he has shown. The blocks for feet and deer in the headlights of Lambert are not a very attractive commodities either . Eason just has a bunch of unknowns although extremely talented. The coaching staff has definitely got their hands full with this decision

  234. Greg Poole

    One more comment about QB play. I know there were family members and lettermen in the stands who have posted their observations about Saturday’s scrimmage, but I would not totally discount the post-scrimmage comments of the guy who matters (start at the 52 second mark)

    “I don’t know that we got anywhere with regards to the quarterback”

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ibld011-fA0

  235. Greg Poole

    I think too many writers, and coaches, are unfairly comparing  Smart to former coach Mark Richt. 
    Richt did business differently at Georgia, and was liked by all;  anything Smart does that’s un-Richt like has been scrutinized to the nth degree. 
    But, the whole point of the hire was to get away from doing things Richt’s way. That’s not to say I disliked Richt. I have absolutely nothing negative to say about him, but this is no longer his team, it’s Smart’s. 
    Why is that so hard for some to grasp …hell, even the flagship paper is still finding ways to check-in on Richt–nine months later. 
    *scratches head*
    End of the day, Smart will do business the way he feels is necessarily  to improve the product on the field. And, for the millionth time, that’s why he was hired! 
    http://theladysportswriter.com/georgia-football-anonymity-is-always-a-haters-best-friend/

  236. AlphaDawg

    Reddawg13 AlphaDawg I don’t know, the black ones they made a few months ago are still sold out too….

  237. dsw61

    haws1178 Ramsey’s going to have to show he has the ability and interest level to learn the offensive game plan week to week. Chaney mentioned that as a criteria in his presser. As far as Ramsey’s decision making, I’m not convinced he’s any worse than Lambert or Eason. Lambert made plenty of bad decisions last year; he just happened to get away with several.

  238. freddawg

    Bulldawg36 I’ll go with Lambert too, for now.  But like everyone else, I think he has a short window to prove he can operate from the pocket under pressure.

  239. haws1178

    I guess I’m going to jump on the Ramsey bus. He seems to be the underdog and that’s who I usually end up pulling for.

  240. dsw61

    Greg Poole Based on what has been leaked from the scrimmage; it sounds like the QBs are performing as many expected. Eason is playing like a freshman. Ramsey makes one great throw followed by a pick six. Lambert makes the fewest mistakes, but is underwhelming and struggles moving the team down the field. Don’t know what Chaney is going to do. It’ll probably be Lambert against UNC because of his football IQ and conservative approach to managing the game.

  241. Hobnailboot aka RobG

    Good Morning Dawg Nation! We finally made the countdown into the teens, less than 3 weeks I’m getting stoked

  242. Reddawg13

    Greg Poole Penn State has had some rough going, bet there is more to come! But I do hope they beat OSU!

  243. Reddawg13

    Greg Poole I am still going with Eason or Ramsey. Unless Chaney is getting something out of Lambert that no one has seen yet, he is not the man to win a championship.

  244. Greg Poole

    Nick Saban says it’s a new era of safety play, and it factors into recruiting. Saban, a defensive backs specialist by trade, knows he can’t get away with the big strong safeties who are there just for run support.
    “In this day and age in football, the old strong safety-type guy that used to play run support and support the toss sweep and blow up the lead blocker, those guys are only good if they can cover,” he said on SiriusXM College Sports Nation. “When you’re playing people that are spread out, at some point in time, they have to cover, and it’s one of the things we’ve changed in our philosophy of recruiting safeties.
    “We’d like to have the big, physical guys, but they have to be athletic enough to cover. I think it’s the way of the world now and the way the game’s changed. It’s the way we’ve had to adapt defensively to change with it.”
    http://coachingsearch.com/article?a=News-Notes–Quotes–Aug-15-2016

  245. Greg Poole

    It should be clear that Chubb will start against UNC. Remember when everyone said that without Chubb, Lambert would be a lock to start at QB. What now?

  246. AlphaDawg

    Greg Poole DawgLink VT could beat them if Fuente was with VT for a few years. He’s a good coach and one I think will be up for bigger opportunities if he can make VT successful. USCjr should have went after him.

  247. DawgLink

    Even though I like the Braves, no way I would go this year. I don’t see how they will contend next year either

  248. Greg Poole

    DawgLink  They open with 2 games that could be tests depending on their attitude. Either Appy State or VPI (at Bristol) could beat them if they have been believing the hype all summer.

  249. Greg Poole

    Here are some questions the Vols still have to answer:The offense takes its foot off the gas at the earliest opportunity. Veteran coordinator Mike DeBord proved solid at game plans and early success. The Vols averaged 6.3 yards per play in the first quarter, with a 65 percent completion rate and 5.5 yards per rush. After the first quarter: 5.3 yards per play, a 57 percent completion rate, 4.4 yards per carry. Predictability beset the play-calling, which put a lot of pressure on the defense.The defense could stand to be more disruptive. The Vol defense was pretty strong, but it also peaked early, allowing 3.9 yards per carry and a 83.4 passer rating in the first quarter, then 4.3 and 117.2 thereafter. To the extent that the D had an issue, it didn’t cause enough havoc. While they were excellent once opponents were leveraged into passing downs, forcing passing downs against good offenses was an issue.QB + place-kicker + coach. SB Nation’s Bud Elliott and I frequently discuss his theory that the combination of quarterbacking, place-kicking, and coaching can affect your close-game record, just as a strong bullpen can in baseball. Predictable play-calling, conservative coaching, iffy kicking, and overrated quarterback play from Joshua Dobbs helped create some close-game issues.         http://www.sbnation.com/college-football/2016/8/11/12430162/tennessee-volunteers-football-2016-preview-schedule-roster

  250. Greg Poole

    Here is where we need to go on this issue:

    No. 1: There should be no limits or restrictions on where graduate transfer students can go. They should be able to do their graduate work anywhere that will admit them. That they play sports should not be a factor that restricts their movement. Won’t the graduate athlete just go to the place that will help him the most? Yep. That pretty much covers it.
    No. 2: For regular transfer students, the rule that requires them to sit out a year of competition still applies. It is a reasonable restriction. Not even pro football has unfettered free agency. But that should be the only restriction. Coaches cannot restrict where an athlete transfers because, again, it is a conflict of interest.
    http://gridironnow.com/maurice-smith-ncaa-transfer-policy/

  251. willypmd

    I gave up on Sunday day games and then non-dome Dawg openers. I know I’m getting soft with age, but life is too short to roast for a game when ice cold beer and HD is waiting at home

  252. haws1178

    Only good thing about a Monday morning is its one day closer to kickoff. Good morning my fellow Dawgs

  253. DawgDaddy

    Colonial Dawg Greg Poole Sadly that does not seem to be holding true,  they seem to be fast multipliers.

  254. DawgDaddy

    Greg Poole I saw that yesterday, not good!  I am praying for the best but this is not looking good.

  255. Colonial Dawg

    My son and his girlfriend sat out in the heat at Nationals Park yesterday to watch the Braves take it on the chin 9-1.   He loves to go to a Braves game whenever he can, but I do question his judgement when it is 99 degrees!