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Georgia Recruiting: Decision Looms, and I AM SO INTERESTED IT’S KILLING ME

Friends of mine and now bloggers are saying they don’t care what D-Rob does on Sunday, and even worse they’re starting to impugn his intentions and character. I don’t get it. The kid has been an open book about his recruiting, telling people from the start that he’s going to try to get test scores.… Continue reading Georgia Recruiting: Decision Looms, and I AM SO INTERESTED IT’S KILLING ME

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Who Will Win The SEC In 2016 Based on Blue Chip Recruits?

Stars win trophies. The data shows, over and over, that bringing in elite talent is the most reliable indicator of future success.  So who is going to win the SEC based solely on the number of 4 and 5 star recruits SEC teams brought in? I tried to figure it out. So here’s what I did:… Continue reading Who Will Win The SEC In 2016 Based on Blue Chip Recruits?

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Does Size Matter (in recruiting numbers)?

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)?

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The 2013 UGA Recruiting Class Was An Absolute Dumpster Fire

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

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Richt is NOT the great recruiter people make him out to be and I can prove it

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

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The “Chaney Gave Kirby Fits” Meme Gains Steam

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