DawgBone

Forum Members
  • Content count

    3,778
  • Joined

  • Last visited

1 Follower

About DawgBone

  • Rank
    Starting Lineup
  1. I'm team Evans if Kirby ultimately gives the OK. If not, I'm good either way. He's a Crowell-esque liability for sure, and perhaps not worth the risk, but I'd love to see this guy running between the hedges.
  2. Only took a day for Carter to be vindicated. Wow.
  3. I'm glad Bobo landed on his feet so quickly, but man is it going to be weird to see him calling plays for SC. I have a bad feeling Coley isn't going anywhere.
  4. Per 247, only 2 of the top 25 in-state kids are committed to UGA. Not necessarily good or bad, but a little surprising.
  5. Here's the thing about Georgia's playoff path this year. If they manage a win in the SEC Championship, there's a high likelihood that their next opponent would be ... LSU. Beating the Tigers once is going to be a tall order, twice would be very difficult indeed.
  6. Yeah, the final score didn't reflect the fact that Georgia pretty much controlled that game from start to finish. I'll take it though. What a great performance all around. Go Dawgs.
  7. I saw you ask about this earlier. I listened to the first half on the radio, and Dowdle did say just before kickoff that Kirby said something to the effect of "we're not ready" before the team went into the locker room.
  8. The Richt comparisons go far beyond those eerily similar records. Poor in-game coaching and clock management, baffling late game decisions, the annual / bi-annual faceplant game, the stubbornness and unwillingness to change things that aren't working, the bad coordinator hires (this last point is perhaps the most concerning) ... these were the things that people were up in arms over after every Richt loss. This offense is so one dimensional. Frankly, it's boring as **** to watch, even when operating efficiently. No creativity at all. I don't know what the answer is, but it's certainly frustrating. After taking a huge step year two, we regressed in year three and likely have regressed further in year four. Something has felt "off" since blowing the SEC Championship last year. I've been saying since he got here that I hoped Kirby would learn from his shortcomings and grow as a coach, but so far I haven't seen any evidence of that. Go Dawgs.
  9. My point exactly. They've already got it good, especially considering many would not otherwise have the opportunity - whether due to financial limitations, academic limitations, or both - to even get into one of these schools, let alone walk out with said degree. And tuition, as you know, is just one of countless perks that comes with an athletic scholarship. Now if you want to make the argument that at this point in time, the notion of the "college athlete" (especially as relates to big time football) is a total farce anyway, I absolutely agree. You're right, the system sucks, and is stupid. But flawed as it is, I don't believe upending what's there in an effort to benefit the "vast majority" who believe they'll be playing Sundays (vast majority at the football factories maybe, but certainly not the vast majority of D1), would improve things at all. Probably just the opposite actually. After all, this is the NCAA we're talking about, so of course they'll get it wrong.
  10. The 3 year rule? That's an NFL rule, not NCAA.
  11. Yeah, it's a part of it. But what's the average number of annual draft picks for even the biggest football factories? It's a relatively small number (let's say 5-7), while a plurality if not majority of D1 schools might have a single player (or none) taken in the draft each year. I'm not saying I don't think players deserve more freedom - in many ways I think they do - but the argument that Kirby isn't selling scholarships to kids like Tyrique Stevenson discounts the fact that many college athletes, football players and otherwise, know that graduation will be the end of the line for their playing career. Most people could only dream of the opportunity these kids have. I'm not sure how wise it is to upend a system, flawed as it is, to benefit a small handful of players, such as Justin Fields.
  12. That's actually not why I don't like it, though I am happy that certain archaic rules are changing (for the benefit of the players) or likely soon will. However, if college football evolves into what would essentially be a semi-pro feeder league to the NFL, but with far inferior talent, I'd prefer to just follow the NFL.
  13. I agree with this totally. Same regarding how the Haselwood thing played out. Probably dodged a bullet there. Frankly, I like Pickens more anyway, and definitely prefer his attitude.
  14. I really don't care about the waiver apart from the potential Pandora's Box the NCAA just opened. But in light of how he managed to secure his waiver, knowing he'd still be in Athens had he been successful in taking Fromm's job, this statement rings hollow and insincere. Because despite what some here are saying, it was anything but an amicable split. So while I wish him no ill will, I can't understand these dawg fans who say they wish him all the best. Screw that. But as you said - he's no longer our problem.
  15. He didn't clarify a thing regarding the circumstances of his transfer. Probably should have said nothing. The whole thing is disingenuous to the core.