Much has been made lately of Kirby Smart not filling up UGA’s class this year. Many have encountered flashbacks to Mark Richt’s failure to sign significant numbers of players from 2007-2011. I wanted to find out whether class size was predictive of success in the SEC. Using the 247 Composite Team Rankings from 2007-2016, I compiled… Continue reading Does Size Matter (in recruiting numbers)?
Georgia ended up with the No. 7 class in the country, but the 4th best class in the SEC.* Depending on your outlook on life, today is anywhere from a banner day to a failure. Here’s 5 things we know now: Sam Pittman has some SO MUCH work to do. It’s too early to call it,… Continue reading 5 Things We Learned From Yesterday
In 2012, UGA signed only 19 kids in our recruiting class. UGA would play the SEC Championship game with 68 scholarship players. Penn State, because of sanctions, has to play with 65. The roar from our fans demanding our coaches catch up to the Ole Missus of the world was deafening. So in 2013 we signed… Continue reading The 2013 UGA Recruiting Class Was An Absolute Dumpster Fire
This coaching season, as we’ve watched coaches come and go, over and over again we hear about how this guy or that guy is an “incredible recruiter.” But it’s tough to know with assistant coaches whether that’s true or just part of the hype. In parallel, for years now, a huge debate has raged among Georgia fans about whether Mark… Continue reading Richt is NOT the great recruiter people make him out to be and I can prove it
I posted the other day about the Chaney hire, and how Kirby’s defenses stuffed the crap out of every one of Chaney’s offenses, with the Chaney coached teams never scoring more than one touchdown and usually gaining less yards than Bama’s defense gave up on average. Upfront I’ll declare I’m not saying Chaney is a bad… Continue reading The “Chaney Gave Kirby Fits” Meme Gains Steam
Hey! It’s been a while. But I’m so intrigued by this new coaching change that I thought I’d share some thoughts. Smart should be a good hire, but his OC choice will be as important as Richt’s choices of incredibly hit or miss defensive coordinators. There’s two things I need to know: Is Jim Chaney a… Continue reading Two Important Questions About Jim Chaney
I was riveted by this game, and had to go back and watch it. I wound up taking a million notes and making observations as I went, so I decided to share them with you. I’ve never played football, and if you need someone who has played for UGA to break it down, go see… Continue reading First Half of UT Game, Broken Down Play by Play