Thanksgiving Special !
ESPN Alex Scarborough: “Let’s be clear, they’re both great jobs. If LSU and Georgia are open, the line of candidates will stretch as far as the eye can see. But for me, the question of which job is more appealing is easy. It’s Georgia, and I don’t think it’s close. The support is there from fans and administration. You’re recruiting in a state that produces the most SEC players of any in the country. And you don’t have to bother with the West.”
ESPN Edward Aschoff: “To me, Georgia would be the better job. It’s in the heart of one of the Southeast’s most fertile recruiting grounds. Atlanta is right down the road, and the facilities are only getting better. It’s also in the East, which has barely registered a pulse recently, so any rebuilding project shouldn’t take too long. And you don’t have to play Alabama every year. But don’t get it twisted, LSU is a great job. Louisiana doesn’t have the talent pool that Georgia has on a continuous basis, but you can pluck plenty of elite-level prospects out of your backyard However, you have to compete in the SEC West !”
“Most of the coaches in America would crawl across broken glass to take the head job at a high-resource program sitting atop a recruiting goldmine.”
Andy Staples – Sports Illustrated
“If Georgia were to make a change at the top it would be a highly-coveted job perhaps even as attractive as the opening at Southern California.”
Dan Wolken, USA TODAY Sports
The Georgia Bulldogs’ Football Program is # 11 All-Time in Wins.
# 12 won/lost record 1997-2000
# 1 won/lost record 1980-1983
# 5 won/lost record 1941-1948
# 10 Won/Lost Record 1911-1912
# 10 Won/Lost Record 1920-1921
# 4 Won/Lost Record 1941-1942
# 4 Won/Lost Record 1944-1946
# 10 Won/Lost Record 1966-1968
# 9 Won/Lost Record 1975-1976
Georgia Bulldogs’ Football Program in history :
5-1-0 in 1894
4-0-0 in 1896
5-2-1 in 1908
6-2-1 in 1910
7-1-1 in 1911
6-1-1 in 1912
6-2-0 in 1913
8-0-1 in 1920
7-2-1 in 1921
9-1-0 in 1927
7-2-1 in 1930
8-2-0 in 1931
8-2-0 in 1933
7-3-0 in 1934
9-1-1 in 1941
11-1-0 in 1942
9-2-0 in 1945
11-0-0 in 1946
9-2-0 in 1948
10-1-0 in 1959
10-1-0 in 1966
8-1-2 in 1968
11-1-0 in 1971
9-3-0 in 1975
10-2-0 in 1976
9-2-1 in 1978
12-0-0 in 1980
10-2-0 in 1981
11-1-0 in 1982
10-1-1 in 1983
9-3-0 in 1987
9-3-0 in 1988
10-2-0 in 1992
10-2-0 in 1997
9-3-0 in 1998 for 299 Wins 55 Losses 12 Ties .8361 Win % these specific 35 years before Mark Richt
Then, Mark Richt’s best years to compare with our best 35 years before Mark Richt :
13-1-0 in 2002
11-3-0 in 2003
10-2-0 in 2004
10-3-0 in 2005
11-2-0 in 2007
10-3-0 in 2008
10-4-0 in 2011
12-2-0 in 2012
10-3-0 in 2014
10-3-0 in 2015 ?
10-Win Seasons before Mark Richt 12 but 10-win seasons are meaningless if you go 10-3 or 11-4.
We play a lot more games now than we did before, don’t we ?
Winning Percentage Season of 80 % or better before Mark Richt
22 Georgia Bulldogs’ Football Seasons before Mark Richt of 80 % Win Percentage or Higher
4 Mark Richt Seasons of 80 % Win Percentage or Higher
26 Seasons of 80 % Win Percentage or Higher of which Mark Richt has 4 – eleven NOT.
Mark Richt had an 11-win season in 2003 which was 78 % win %. That is not great !
Mark Richt had 10-wins seasons in 2005, 2008 and maybe 2015 of 76 % win percentage. Not great !
Mark Richt had a 10-win season 2011 which was win % of 71 %. That is not great !
There are 41 teams this season 2015 on-target for 10-Win Seasons and we have no good win – NONE !
Therefore 10-3 this season is NOT GREAT !
Mark Richt has had nine 10-win seasons ? Excuse me ? I debunked 5 of win percentages worse than 26 of our seasons and you want to make those 5 out as great of his 9 ? No. Sorry. They just are not. Are they ?
That leaves him with 4 out of 15. Here those 4 are for your perusal :
2002 when he lost to Florida unranked in the Final AP Poll Top 25 even with their win over us when he went 0-13 on 3rd Down Conversions relegating him to play 5-loss unranked Arky SEC Championship Game and 5-loss FSU # 23 in the bowl game nobody cared about and nobody watched.
2004 when he lost to a hapless Phillip Fulmer vols’ team who should have lost 4 games that 2004 season and he got blown-out by Auburn by 3 TD without extra points 6-24; therefore he did not even get to play for The SEC Championship. For this, he played in the Outback Bowl nobody watched and nobody cared about at 11 am.
2007 when he lost to 6-6 South Carolina who did not even play in a bowl game. And, he lost – blown-out by the vols 14-35 by 3 TD. The vols should’ve been a 5-loss team. For these performances, he was awarded the booby prize of beating # 19 Hawai’i in the bowl game nobody watched and nobody cared about.
2012 when he lost – blown-out by South Carolina 7-35. A 4 TD beat-down. And, then he 3 times in front of me told Aaron Murray No, No, No, do not spike it – that Mark Richt said he was certain that Nick Saban would not expect an Aaron Murray pass, which was batted down at the line of scrimmage with all receivers covered. For these performances he was awarded 4-loss Nebraska # 25 AP Poll in the CapitalOne Bowl which nobody watched and nobody cared about. Note please, that of these 4 best Mark Richt seasons only 2012 is after 2007 and that year he had 2 really really really bad coaching decisions – not preparing the team to be ready-to-play against South Carolina beat by more than 3 TD for 7 times after 2007 and this 1 of them ! And, then his disagreement 3 times with Aaron Murray that Aaron Murray wanted to spike it and Mark Richt 3 times over-ruled Aaron Murray when Aaron Murray CLEARLY DECISIVELY was correct and Mark Richt just wrong.
These are his 4 “best” seasons and the bowl games he earned for us compared to the 15 Bowl Games on the National Stage by The Georgia Bulldogs’ Football Program, many of which we Won and 6 of those named # 1 by this poll or that poll.
If you doubt that Mark Richt’s bowl games do NOT MEASURE UP to those of Vince Dooley and Wally Butts, here are these specific 15 Bowl Games. Again, The Georgia Bulldogs’ 15 Biggest Bowl Games in history for us are mostly Wins. 6 of these Wins got us # 1 in this Poll or that Poll – all highly recognized as Authority and used by ALL of our Rivals when THEY BRAG about how many National Championships they have. They use these same polls to brag, and yet for example you may not know we won the National Championship in 1966 according to the highly recognized and former now Official BCS Poll – the Massey Poll. Kenneth Massey has a very USEFUL Poll which has obviously been recognized. Is it the AP Poll or the Coaches’ Poll ? No. It is one of the NCAA Officially listed Polls. You can DISCOUNT that at your own whim, but it is a National Championship 1966 for The Georgia Bulldogs.
More importantly, however, since my personal goal for us is NOT to Win National Championships which I WOULD LIKE TO DO, is the fact that these 15 Big Huge Bowl Games by Wally Butts and by Vince Dooley both were on the National Stage at the end of the season, everyone watching US ! Mark Richt has zero bowl games at the end of ANY of his seasons which are better than these 15 Big Huge Bowl Games by UGA coaches Wally Butts and Vince Dooley, on the National Stage EVERYONE watching us.
This is my goal for us. I would like to just simply PLAY IN SUCH A BOWL GAME, again. I have been to many Bowl Games for us in my years as a Seasons’ Ticket holder where I am offered these tickets and buy them. I find this most rewarding !
I am a fan of this program.
I go to the games.
I go to Home games. I go to some selected away games. I go to SEC Championship Games and have even gone to these when we were NOT there, did not make it – which is weird I must tell you sitting there and us not even making it to the game ! 2 teams I detest, and I am there watching them – yuk ! I am NOT a fan of other teams. You may be, as well; but, I am NOT ! I do NOT wish for my Rival to do well so that it makes US LOOK BETTER. I would rather them lose every game. They are OUR RIVAL ! But, I have no problem with YOU rooting for WHOMEVER your little heart desires ! Truly, root for whomever you like whenever you see fit to do so. This does not belittle me as a Georgia Bulldogs’ Football Fan. I do watch other games that we are NOT INVOLVED IN. I go to those games sometimes. I find whatever the outcome, that it is GOOD for US !
I go to our Bowl Games a lot.
I have been to over 2 dozen of the World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Parties. Mark Richt is particularly pitiful winning only 5 of 15 of these games – frequently against FAR LESSER TALENTED Florida crocodile teams than we fielded, or at least brought with us, even if Mark Richt never let them have a single snap at Quarterback !
I go to the games, and I live eat and sleep The Georgia Bulldogs’ Football Program. I have given up on Mark Richt and share with anyone interested now, here, why.
I LOVE the guy as a man, and as a fellow Christian. I am not confused that that is NOT what he was hired to do, and that what he has done is CLEAR and CONCISE after 2007, which I will summarize for you. I do this now summarizing his career here in YOUR TERMS because in my fandom I have read ALL YOU type on the Internet, and have READ each of you and your replies from 1977 to present. You knew me as BoWeevil because when I got started with computers in 1977 and prior at The University of Georgia where I have my degree honored Top 5 % of my Graduating Class and invited my parents to the Foy Fine Arts Building for the Ceremony for just us the Top 5 %, and computers have 8 bits in a byte and therefore limited to 8 characters. Boll Weevil is a typical Southern Gentleman type name. And, trust me I am that all over. So 8 characters was BoWeevil ! I have had some other handles. BBA I used in transition. I have had lots of heroes !
They are ALL Southern Gentlemen or Ladies and trust me they represented The University of Georgia in the highest fashion and The South – my Home !
I have been all over this grand world. All over. Many times all over.
I share this because of a fellow fan # 62 who goes to the games too with me and with many others of us who go to the games because of how Great UGA Football is. I have personal fiends such as Jake Scott, who is not at all as he is made out to be, either.
Look, we’re all Bulldogs’ fans of one kind or another.
1 is not better or worse.
I am THE ONE who for 39 years on the Internet and 59 years at Sanford sitting there with you and all these away games too, that you have greeted and read my replies to you ! I know who all of you are too. I remember you. I remember everything from age 4. I have this in my head that you and I are equal fans of this program. I know because I have been so active for so long. And, I am the 1 who does this research on US and share it with you for ALL THESE YEARS. This is I. I am the same guy. You know and have read me for all these years.
I shared that these are the good ole days when they were happening !
I share them with you again, now, to REMIND you – not of whom I am – but to remind you of who WE ARE that I bragged about us and you read my posts in forums on the Internet about us where we shared our thoughts together all of you and me.
I want you to actually know what I have researched about us about the games we’ve been to.
BBA is another handle I used for many years, you read me reply to you online with. It’s my degree from UGA where I lived in Russell Hall 3B with my roommate who was on Scholarship. I was not. I was a walk-on. I lettered in 4 sports, so I hoped I could play. All I got from it at UGA was a scar on my arm from the hedges. And, these guys are my heroes ! When a coach lets them and me down, excuse me I am still a fan of this program !
I have been trying to tell you this, as I do today again, because I research what I say online and have for all these years, 39, given you URL Links where you could go see the other person making this point with their analysis of it, not my own. And, because I believe we are all equal fans, and I want you to not be uneducated on these matters.
I know as a matter of fact that you are NOT a better fan than I.
I prove that with my every post, and have for 39 years.
I want you to know who we are.
We are a program to be reckoned with !
Aren’t we ?
Haven’t we always been ?
We have played in 50 Bowl Games.
Only 4 teams have played in more.
Alabama, Texas, Southern California and Nebraska. And Southern California and Nebraska have only played in one (1) more bowl game than we have !
We are 28-19-3 in Bowl Games.
Texas has not done as well as we have in bowl games and neither has Alabama, and neither has Nebraska. In fact, only Southern California has done better than us in Bowl Games !
There are teams who have gone to fewer bowl games who have done remarkably well. Utah for example is 14-4, but that hardly compares to our 28-19-3. They would have to go 14-15-4 to catch us ! That’s 33 more bowl games while we would have to sit still 33 years !
Ole Miss is 23-13. They’d have to go 5-6-3 for 14 years where we did not play at all. Still, it’s a remarkable record in bowl games Ole Miss has ! It’s not better than us either. Is it ?
Penn State, now that their games have been restored which the NCAA had taken away from them they overtook us again for Top 10 in All-Time Wins moving us back to # 11, and in bowl games they are now back to 28-15-2, so they’d only have to be 1-4-1 which means they have a higher percentage but have not gone bowling still 6 years we have.
FSU is 26-16-2 so they’d have to go 2-3–1 so they have gone to 6 fewer bowl games than we have and still have won fewer bowl games than us. Their bowl record is fairly close to our own, if you discount the fact that if they played us those 6 other years, their own team was not good enough to even go to a bowl game ! Even Mark Richt could beat them then !
Oklahoma is 28-19-1, so they are fairly close to our 28-19-3 but even Oklahoma is 2 bowl games fewer than us both ties for us.
As you can readily see, we are certainly one of the very exclusive few best at bowl games, right ?
That is why I wrote this about the 15 Big Bowl Games by Georgia, mostly all wins, all 15 of which are BETTER than Mark Richt has even taken us to once. Let alone won any that compare to these 15 of Vince Dooley and Wally Butts.
However you slice it, Georgia certainly has gone to more bowl games, won more bowl games, and have a higher percentage of these way more bowl games we’ve been to we won.
And, 15 really Big Huge Bowl Games at the end of the seasons, everyone watching us on the Grand Stage, the entire Nation watching us ! This is what I want. Not National Championships ! To be there like these 15 Big Huge Bowl Games Mark Richt has zero of which compare. And, after 2007, even worse. He’s LOST IT ! Others have before him, and they were escorted out. This one you can NOT keep and say it’s not his fault he hired the wrong coordinator for the 9th time in 15 years and that will fix all. It will NOT ! You’re making EXCUSES and I am NOT ! I hold him responsible for NOT doing these once :
1942 Rose Bowl, # 13 UCLA Final AP Poll, Wally Butts Won Rose Bowl, Wally Butts ended AP Poll # 2 end November Ohio State no bowl game, shut-out Florida in Jacksonville at Fairfield stadium 75-0, beat # 3 Alabama 21-10 when Wally Butts was ranked # 2 at Grant Field, shut-out # 2 Georgie tek yellowjackets 34-0 at Sanford, SEC top teams 1942 Final AP Poll are # 2 UGA, # 5 Georgie tek yellowjackets, # 7 vols, # 10 Alabama, # 16 Auburn, and # 17 Mississippi State, UCLA is the Pacific Coastal Conference Champion. Frank Sinkwich won the Heisman Trophy and Wally Butts Won the National Championship shutting-out UCLA 9-0 Rose Bowl National Champions according to Berryman Poll, Billingsley Poll, DeVold System Poll, Houlgate System Poll, Litkenhous Poll, Poling System Poll, Williamson System Poll, and according to Sagarin Ratings Poll. Wally Butts was 11-1, Wisconsin was 8-1-1, and Ohio State was 9-1 not even playing in a bowl game. 1942 SEC Champions. Capacity Crowd, National Stage, everyone watching us. National Champions Wally Butts Georgia.
1945 Oil Bowl, # 17 Tulsa Final AP Poll, Wally Butts Won Oil Bowl 20-6 New Year’s Day Houston Texas Capacity Crowd National Stage, everyone watching us as Charley Trippi College Football Hall of Fame Pro Football Hall of Fame Won Maxwell Award as Finest College Football Player Won 2 National Championships Football Georgia # 1 Overall NFL Draft Pick NFL Championship Game MVP threw for 1 TD and returned a punt for another TD.
1946 Sugar Bowl, # 9 North Carolina Final AP Poll, Wally Butts Won Sugar Bowl 20-10, beat # 7 Georgie tek yellowjackets at Sanford 35-7, shut-out # 15 Alabama 15-0 at Sanford, beat # 19 Kentucky 28-13, ended season 11-0, and Wally Butts won the National Championship beating # 9 North Carolina in the Sugar Bowl 20-10. National Championship Williamson System Poll. Army 9-0-1 and Notre Dame 8-0-1 and Wally Butts Georgia 11-0 in far better Conference. Capacity Crowd, National Stage, everyone watching us. National Champions Wally Butts Georgia.
1948 Orange Bowl vs Southwest Conference Champion Texas 4-1-1 Southwest Conference. Georgia Wally Butts SEC Champions 6-0 SEC. We lost to Texas Orange Bowl 28-41 and ended up # 8 Final AP Poll 1948. Vandie was # 4 in The SEC and # 12 Final AP Poll 1948. Tulane was # 3 in The SEC and # 13 in the Final AP Poll 1948. Ole Miss was # 2 in The SEC 1948 at 6-1 and # 15 in the Final AP Poll 1948. Our guys had all returned from the WWII. National Heroes, our guys WWII, Dad also fought in. He returned to home, Georgia too.
1959 Orange Bowl, # 18 Missouri Final AP Poll, Vince Dooley Won Orange Bowl shutting-out Missouri 14 to nothing. We were 10-1 losing in Columbia to # 16 Coaches’ Poll South Carolina of the ACC. We were undefeated in The SEC at 7-0-0 while four (4) SEC teams finished the 1959 Season in the Final AP Poll Top 10 Georgia, Alabama, LSU, Ole Miss and Florida # 19. Pat Dye All-America Guard 1959. I was at these games here when I recall Dad telling me Fran Tarkenton DeMolay, Dad was leader for, College Football Hall of Fame Pro Football Hall of Fame would fill the air with footballs for that era – beautiful Fall days on our beautiful campus which has only become even more beautiful since. He took me with his seasons’ tickets and specifically pointed out these points to me about the DeMolay that Dad was proud of. Georgia SEC Champions. Georgia ended # 3 in the Massey Poll, Number 5 in the AP Poll and # 5 in the Coaches’ Poll because we beat # 8 Auburn, beat Alabama, and beat # 18 Final AP Poll Missouri in the Orange Bowl behind Vince Dooley and Erk Russell.
1966 Cotton Bowl Classic, # 10 SMU Final AP Poll, Vince Dooley Won Cotton Bowl Classic 24-9, beat # 5 Georgie tek yellowjackets 27-14 at Sanford, beat # 7 Florida Gators at the Gator Bowl in Jacksonville 27-10, beat Ole Miss # 12 Final Coaches’ Poll 9-3 at Sanford, Georgie tek yellowjackets would end the season # 8 Final AP Poll, Miami of Florida # 9 Final AP Poll who beat Vince Dooley at the Orange Bowl Miami 6-7 in 1966, and Vince Dooley had Georgia # 4 in both Final AP Poll and Final Coaches’ Poll. Miami of Florida was # 10 Final Coaches Poll, Florida # 11, Ole Miss # 12. Vince Dooley Won National Championship 1966 according to Kenneth Massey Poll which was also part of the Official BCS Polls because we had a better strength of schedule than Alabama. And, because we had a better Defense than Alabama with Georgia ranked the # 1 Defense in the nation. Georgia SEC Champions. The Junkyard Dawgs. Ole Miss had the 2nd best Defense in the nation and we beat Ole Miss 9-3 at Sanford. I was at these games here. Final AP Poll had Georgia # 4, Miami of Florida # 9 and Georgie tek yellowjackets # 8, with SMU # 10. Erk Russell Georgia Defensive Coordinator. National Championship Vince Dooley and Erk Russell.
1968 Sugar Bowl Tulane stadium New Orleans, # 6 Arkansas Final AP Poll. Erk Russell had us with the # 2 best defense in the nation to Ohio State # 1 but Ohio State Woody Hayes played the # 31 strength of schedule and Vince Dooley played the # 11 Strength of Schedule with players such as Jake Scott, my friend, and Bill Stanfill both College Football Hall of Fame. We had to play # 9 vols, # 12 Auburn, # 13 Ole Miss, # 15 Houston, # 9 Arkansas and still after all that our Erk Russell Defense was the # 2 ranked defense in the nation to disgraced Woody Hayes Ohio State with their soft schedule by stark contrast. The SEC in 1968 also had # 12 Coaches’ Poll Alabama but we did not have to play Alabama because we were undefeated in SEC play 1968 and Alabama lost twice to SEC foes 1968. Vince Dooley suffered 1 loss 1968 to Frank Broyles’ Arkansas who ended-up atop the Southwest Conference at 10-1. Georgia SEC Champions. Houston tied Texas in Austin and Darrel Royal of Texas had no one on his team by comparison with us and also lost to a lousy Texas Tech 1968 played a weak Southwest Conference who had only SMU and Arkansas. We tied the vols 17-17 at Neyland who ended with 1 SEC loss and a 2nd loss # 7 in the Final Coaches’ Poll 1968 # 13 Final AP and we tied Houston # 18 Final AP Poll and # 20 Final Coaches’ Poll at Sanford 10-10 who was an Independent. I was at these games here. Ohio State did not have any players like we had 1968. We played a great schedule and earned the # 1 National Champion Litkenhous Poll who voted Vince Dooley National Champions based upon our far tougher strength of schedule than Big 10 Ohio State who had only Purdue and Michigan as the only ranked Big 10 teams. National Championship Vince Dooley & Erk Russell.
1971 Gator Bowl # 18 Final Coaches’ Poll North Carolina. Vince Dooley & Erk Russell beat # 15 Final AP Poll Ole Miss 38-7 at Sanford. I was at these games here. We lost to # 5 Final Coaches’ Poll Auburn at Sanford 20-35 and that was our only blemish on the season finishing 11-1 same as Alabama. Six (6) SEC teams finished in the Top 15 of the Final AP Poll 1971 Georgia, Alabama, Ole Miss, vols, LSU and Auburn.
1975 Cotton Bowl in Dallas Texas # 6 Final Coaches’ Poll # 7 Final AP Poll Arkansas. I was there, and I was at all the home games too with student tickets and left frequently to go back and forth to the Railroad Tracks. I have scar on my arm from The Hedges as a walk-on. They were sharp back then and I was fast and hit them full speed. I brought back Coors from the Cotton Bowl to Russell Hall on specific requests in my 1971 Mustang 351 Cleveland I special ordered with my money earned as Top Pay AFL-CIO. We might have won the game were it not for Vince Dooley’s call before halftime that led to great cheers of Pig Soohey all halftime with their motorized hat. We had a 10-3 lead and Ray Goff, who always was replaced by Matt Robinson on every 3rd Down to bail his butt out, set the ball down on the turf on purpose to pretend to tie his shoestring fumblerooskie pitch to Gene Washington for us but Arkansas got the ball scored the tying score 10-10 just before half time leading to their unbelievable cheers until they finally exploded at the end of the game with 3 unanswered 4th Quarter touchdowns. We had that game. Vince Dooley blew it with this stupid call. This began the Dump Dooley – make Erk Russell Head Coach – although Vince Dooley would recover and stave him off, only later to hire Ray Goff as his replacement. Another bad move. Georgia was # 2 in The SEC 1975 Alabama undefeated # 1, but we would have OUR DAY against them at Sanford 1976 the following year and this time Matt Robinson shined in a huge big game everyone in the Nation watching us obliterate Alabama 21-0 Alabama # 10 and UGA # 6. I have that game jersey by Matt Robinson entering the locker room as a press I guess they thought I was. I still say we had this Cotton Bowl 1975. Vince Dooley blew it with the lead with a guy feigning a fumble tie his shoe with a 10-3 lead just before half-time the same guy who blew it as Dooley’s replacement and who never was the better QB than Matt Robinson either, and the same guy who when elected into the Georgia – Florida Football Game Hall of Fame quipped : “For which team?”
1976 Sugar Bowl # 1 AP & Coaches’ Polls Pittsburgh I am Anthony Dorsett not TD, but all their fans had TD buttons. I was there too at the Sugar Bowl and all these games here. Well, we did not win. I was stuck behind a post a huge pole supporting the crappy Superdome later crapped all over in Hurricane Katrina I also called prior to it hitting. I am NOT a fan of New Orleans. We lost to Ole Miss in Oxford but because we beat Alabama we are SEC Champions and 10-1 going in to the Sugar Bowl but it was Matt Cavanaugh who would do us in for Johnny Majors’ Pitt, currently QB coach Washington Redskins and 3 time Super Bowl Champ twice as player Matt Cavanaugh. We were # 5 and they were # 1. We had beat # 10 at time of game Florida in Jacksonville coached by Doug Dickey 4th and Dumb against us in a game I told my parents I was not at – only to be zoomed in on twice on national TV. I got the yard marker after the game. Well, we were there. I was there. I remember. The whole nation remembers. We did not win, but the memories last a lifetime. Georgia SEC Champions.
1980 Sugar Bowl # 8 Final AP Poll Notre Dame. We beat # 20 Florida in Jacksonville on Buck Belue’s pass to Lindsay Scott. Run Lindsay Run ! We beat # 14 South Carolina, Independent, at Sanford. All 3 on ABC. I was there. 12-0 untied, unbeaten, unbelievable ! National Championship including both Consensus AP Poll and Coaches’ Polls after the season. Georgia SEC Champions. Herschel Walker, no freshman is going to start for me. More fodder for Vince Dooley. More for Erk Russell, too, and finally he had to go make his name for himself with the nation’s # 3 best Defense AGAIN – also # 5 best offense – duh ! AND, there were no other unbeaten teams.
1981 Sugar Bowl # 4 Pitt Final AP Poll. Our schedule was just too hard 1981 – far tougher than Clemson who beat us in Clemson, but we beat all the rest and arrived to the Sugar Bowl I also went to 1981 # 2 best in the nation all polls. Georgia SEC Champions. 20-24 we lost without Erk Russell who played Football, Basketball and Baseball at Auburn.
1982 Sugar Bowl # 1 Final AP Poll Penn State. Vince was just not the same without Erk Russell which I said all along before he finally left. We beat Clemson at Sanford and arrived undefeated # 1 in the nation against # 2 Penn State but lost 23-27 at another game I unfortunately was at. Joe Paterno had Todd Blackledge at QB now of famous broadcasting career, and we had John Lastinger. You are made and broken as college football coach with your QB and always have been. Georgia SEC Champions. Unfortunately, I was there and knew Vince Dooley would lose without Erk Russell.
1983 Cotton Bowl # 2 Texas. Texas entered as # 2 and we were # 7. We ended up # 4 and Texas # 7. We beat # 20 UCLA, # 9 Florida, tied Clemson at Clemson, and won at Grant Field 27-24. I was at that game too and our games here. Clemson would end up # 11, Alabama # 15 and we # 4 AP Poll, same as we finished 1982.
1992 Citrus Bowl # 18 Final AP Poll Ohio State. Ohio State had played 11 bowl games against The SEC and NOT WON ANY until they beat Alabama last year in the Play-Offs 2014, which is why Ohio State is only 25-24 in bowl games while we enjoy 28-19-3 in bowl games – which as you can SEE – is quite the storied history of big bowl games on the national stage everyone watching us. 10-2, we had lost to only # 12 vols and # 10 Florida Final AP Poll Rankings and ended up # 8 ourselves at 10-2 behind Eric Zeier QB and Garrison Hearst RB who thought he would win the Heisman he came in 3rd, and did win the Doak Walker Award top running back, and the ESPN Espy Award Top Outstanding Collegiate Athlete Award. Watched all this from my seasons’ tickets.
1998 beat # 18 both Final AP and Coaches’ Polls Virginia and were # 14 both polls ourselves. 1997 we were # 10 in the Final AP Poll and 10-2 behind Matt Stinchcomb, Hines Ward, Robert Edwards, Larry Brown, Greg Bright, Kirby Smart and Champ Bailey and won the Outback Bowl over Wisconsin. 1999 we were again # 16 both polls and again beat # 19 Purdue in the Outback Bowl and in 2000 again we were # 17 in the Final Coaches’ Poll. In fact, Jim Donnan’s last 4 years we were # 12 in the nation won/lost record at 35-13, and Vince Dooley did NOT want to replace Jim Donnan but found Mike Adam$ make the decision for Vince Dooley when the only teams better in The SEC were the vols and Florida. In stark direct contrast to these 15 Big Bowl Games by The Georgia Bulldogs on the National Stage everyone watching us, Mark Richt then was hired by Vince Dooley December 20, 2000 and his best bowl win over a team ranked like these others by us in the Final AP Poll was that in 2004, Mark Richt won the Outback Bowl – more in line with what we were doing at the time. As a matter of fact, Mark Richt is # 18 won/lost record after 2007 at 72-32 – hardly a step up, wouldn’t you say ? Saw all this from my seasons’ tickets.
# 18 for God’s sake after 2007 at Wins for # 11 All-Time UGA with # 8 talent :
2001 Mark Richt stated he “knocked the lid off this program” the # 11 All-Time Wins Program with 6 National Championships, 15 huge bowl games us and them both ranked at the Top of the Final AP Poll everyone watching us while Mark Richt lost his 4th game 2001 to Boston College who was unranked in BOTH polls before the bowl loss and us with the 3rd most SEC Championships as you can readily see here in this post by me of that which I recall firsthand of it – only 1 SEC Championship out of 2nd place in The SEC – the Premier Football Conference, has been, is and will be – and, which Mark Richt is outclassed in.
2002 lost to a 5-loss should have been 6-loss Florida team of Ron Zook going 0-13 on 3rd Down Conversions in the game, a recurring theme for Mark Richt – supposedly an Offensive Guru who was in fact a back-up QB, never played and who was NOT groomed to be Head Coach by Bobby Bowden – who was FIRED from FSU. Mark Richt also was not allowed to choose the QB at FSU, but Bobby Bowden as well, who never took Mark Richt under his wings to teach him how to coach at all – nothing taught about when to call time-outs, when to go for it instead of settle for field goals, nothing taught about motivation to Mark Richt, nothing taught about when to play our best players and when to not. Mark Richt was NOT TAUGHT to be a head coach by Bobby Bowden. Bobby Bowden never taught Mark Richt anything about hiring a coaching staff. All of this came to roost in his only head coaching job here.
Vince Dooley was going to teach him these areas he so suffers at, but was fired by Mike Adam$ before he could. Even one 3rd Down Conversion 2002 vs Florida would have won the game – for example the last pass by David Greene who overthrew a wide open Terrence Edwards. Again, Florida should have been a 6-loss team on this play, but even this we could not convert.
How is this Mark Richt’s fault ?
Excuse me, this is his chosen QB when at the time I called for DJ Shockley to NOT be redshirted 2001 and to start. This relegated us to a bowl game against Final Coaches’ Poll # 23 Florida State # 21 Final AP Poll a 5-loss team after beating 5-loss Arkansas in The SEC Championship Game Georgia SEC Champions in way Down SEC 2002, 2003 beat # 19 Final Coaches’ Poll # 18 AP Poll in the Citrus Bowl getting our butts beat by LSU 13-34 in fact beat by LSU twice 2003 and beat by Florida and so we played in the Citrus Bowl, 2004 won the Outback Bowl again beating Wisconsin again who ended # 17 in the AP Poll and # 18 Final Coaches’ Poll, 2005 was another disappointment with us losing to a lousy Florida team when Mark Richt told us all that Joe Tereshinski III could fill in for DJ Shockley and win when in fact he was the only QB he could have started who could have possibly lost to that lousy Florida team who even lost to 7-5 South Carolina 2005 but beat us and in fact 2005 we ended up the # 3 team of just SEC teams in every single solitary poll behind worse than Alabama and LSU 2005 – Georgia “SEC Champions” losing at the Sugar Bowl that never happened at the Georgia Dome I went to to fall behind nothing to 28 before we even could all sit down from booing Mike Adam$, 2006 we lost 4 games including 1 to Vandie who played 8 SEC teams and we the only 1 they could beat – redshirting Knowshon Moreno don’t need him to beat Vandie 2006 – 2006 you recall Mark Richt told all of us that Joe Tereshinski is a better QB than # 1 NFL Draft Pick Matthew Stafford as well, 2007 we lost to a 6-6 South Carolina team who did not even play in a bowl game and lost to lousy vols’ team who beat Mark Richt by Biblical Proportions 14-35 a 4-loss vols’ team who should have been a 5-loss team who had also beat us 51-33 the previous year and so we beat # 19 Final AP Poll Hawai’i 2007 when in the big games Knowson Moreno got only an average of 17 carries and in fact redshirted him so we got to see him only 2 years, then began the real bad streak for Mark Richt since – basically unable to beat anyone or maybe even better put losing to everyone after 2007, seen all this from my seasons’ tickets, too, unfortunately and dog-tired of it all on the eve now of us unranked AP Poll going to JAX to lose to # 11 Florida – unranked team losing, that is what we are half the years after 2007 now.
There is little need to detail all of this after 2007 except that you want to make EXCUSES for him including Mark Richt telling us that Joe Cox with flu and his chronic shoulder keeping him out of practice once or twice a week all season was our best shot in Stillwater in 2009 when pre-game I called for Zach Mettenberger to start vs Okie State 2009 who nearly beat Matt Ryan and the Falcons today and would have had his receiver not dropped a TD pass thrown of 50-yards downfield.
We have the Cam Newton is never going to be our QB because he is only a TE from Mark Richt who said that Aaron Murray is a better QB than Cam Newton, and the debacle of telling all of us once again that Nick Marshall would only play db for us – that Mark Richt thought Hutson Mason was better than Nick Marshall as QB, only to watch Nick Marshall lead Auburn to the NC game – something Mark Richt therefore still has never accomplished here either as a direct result. He does not like dynamic Quarterbacks like Cam Newton, DJ Shockley and Nick Marshall – preferring game managers who have not done diddle-e-squat for him and us.
This on the heels of choosing Aaron Murray as his starting QB really in 2009 which is why he did not play Zach Mettenberger 2009 vs Okie State to win that game, because he did not want us to want Zach Mettenberger as our Starting QB which we would have done, and he knew it. Aaron Murray I said at the time 2009 would be his downfall as coach here and would cost him his job that and the lousy job he did in choosing his coaching staff. Aaron Murray would go on to have 10% of his plays either a fumble interception or sack and he called his own number more than half the plays – either checking out of Mark Richt’s call into his own number, or if his own number was called, keeping the play called.
For # 8 talent around Aaron Murray, he was # 27 in Won/Lost Record his 4 years as our starter, and no one ever was groomed to be his back-up QB even. Very frustrating for an Offensive Coordinator paid over $ 4 million dollars a year through 2019, whose offense is stale, old school, out-of-date and an utter failure # 90 Passing Offense last year with Hutson Mason and # 80 this season with Greyson Lambert – who lost his job as starting QB at Virginia for God’s sake.
As a fan at the games for 58 years, this crap of we do it the right way and Mark Richt is the guy everyone wants his son to play for has grown old – as has the AJ-C’s attempt to rewrite the e-mails sent to Jere Morehead and Greg McGarity as positive mostly they said while the Athens Banner Herald reports that of 28 such e-mails 24 are of the UGA Thomas Brown fan club and only 4 are of the we love Mark Richt support – give the guy more time after 15 years of meaningless bowl games.
In fact, Greg McGarity said to ABH today : “That’s why sometimes you’re numb to it,” he said. “… It is just typical of the type of email traffic we receive on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis. It doesn’t surprise me because people are passionate.” He does not care one iota as you can see, yet his record here sucks as our AD, hired to replace Damon Evans by Mike Adam$ who hired BOTH. We’re passionate ? So – you are numb to it Greg McGarity ? Sad indeed.
Mark Richt by direct stark contrast to all these great 15 Bulldogs’ Bowl Games on the National Stage everyone watching us against a team ranked at the top of the Final AP Poll with us, has not beat any team in any bowl game on the National Stage everyone watching us ranked as high as any of these 15 Big Bowl Games by Vince Dooley, even Ray Goff and Wally Butts – teams in the Final AP Poll for that season higher ranked than any Mark Richt has played in a bowl game and this year no different again, nor even played a team ranked this high in the Final AP Poll in a bowl game for ANY season as these 15 Big Huge Bowl Games on the National Stage EVERYONE watching us between 2 teams both highly ranked in the Final AP Poll.
Mark Richt has not won a single Big Stage Bowl game the whole entire nation watching him in the entire Mark Richt era including 2015 now too, let alone even played in one comparing to all these we most certainly did with Wally Butts and with Vince Dooley & Erk Russell. And, he NEVER will. Mark Richt is bad after 2007 and not as good as Jim Donnan even – whom we FIRED.
We’re a bad team after 2007, despite all this talent who 15 bowl games prior have put us on the National Stage EVERYONE watching us against a team also ranked at the Top of the Final AP Poll.
6 Georgia Bulldogs’ Football National Championships :
6 is 6 and are the same very polls who ranked your other favorite team with their 6.
6 is 6 and is not 2.
Nor is 6, 4.
6 is also not 5.
6 NC UGA Football.
Again, my goal is not to win the national championship. My goal is to PLAY FOR THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP, to be in the game ! To be on the National Stage, everyone watching us at the end of the season. In short to do what 15 previous Bulldogs’ teams have done, which Mark Richt has FAILED to do even once.
Let alone win one.
I have grown weary of this as it has continued, and when coupled with his FAILURES – utter FAILURES after 2007 with our program, and his arrested/suspended/kicked-off, it’s grown very tiring from Mark Richt. Tedious. Overwhelming.
# 1 College Football Town Athens, Georgia by panel of AP Poll voters :
Because it is beautiful, loads to do, fun, good music, great place to ride bike, botanical gardens, and a top venue for football with engaged knowledgeable fans who are Southern Gentlemen and Southern Gorgeous Ladies !
More Rivals than every other program, teams some of whom we do not even care if we never play them ever again in any sport hate our guts. Some teams who even have the Most Famous Fight Song about nothing but us !
# 1 Mascot in all of Sports UGA. Most recognized mascot in the World too ! Been in movies. Everybody Loves ! Meets with the President all the time ! Playboy Mansion. Revered. Goes to Heisman Trophy Winning Ceremonies in New York in Black Tie and Tuxedo ! Has had badges on the helmets of the players remembering when passes. # 1 Best Mascot in College Football USA Today.com Been on the COVER of Sports Illustrated ! Bit Auburn Player Robert Baker during the game ! Has a custom-built air conditioned dog house at Sanford Stadium.
Took a good chunk out of him :
DAMN GOOD DAWG !
Movie Star with Clint Eastwood !
UGA has his own car with his own Official license tag.
UGA has his own room he lives in.
UGA has his own personal lawyer, his own personal publicist, has his own personal handler, has his own personal agent, and is more famous than you will ever be !
“The English Bulldog in a red jersey has a lockdown on being one of the cutest mascots around. There is no denying the charm he brings at the southern institution, especially on game days. Sure, Uga might not be the most exciting mascot in terms of rah-rah, fire-you-up attitude, but the dog makes it up in other areas.”
“1. Georgia, Uga
Uga, the English bulldog that has been a fixture at Sanford Stadium for the last seven decades, is less a mascot than a furry icon. He’s appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated, he’s been the subject of books, and he’s even starred in a full-length documentary.”
# 1 of 10 Best Mascots in College Football Today by USA Today.com
“As determined and published by the Pittsburgh Press, the University of Georgia is the only major college that actually buries its mascots within the confines of the stadium. Ugas I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII and VIII are buried in marble vaults near the main gate in the embankment of the South stands. Epitaphs to the dogs are inscribed in bronze, and before each home game, flowers are placed on their graves. The memorial plot attracts hundreds of fans and visitors each year.”
Really seriously cute !
# 6 Hottest Student Bodies !
“Last Years Ranking: 9”
“Athens is an all time great college town, and it’s women can be put up against anyone’s and come out looking good. People who go to college in the northeast really have no idea what they are missing when it comes to the ladies.”
# 6 Merchandise Sales of Top 200 Colleges in selling memorabilia
# 1 Party School Princeton Review Georgia
# 7 Playboy Party School Georgia
# 2 Forbes’ Magazine Most Revenue nationally from our football team
Alabama is # 1.
U.S. News and World Report 2016 Top Colleges Rankings :
# 61 Best National University – The University of Georgia ! Higher than nearly every top football program.
# 36 Georgie tek yellowjackets trade-school playing their 12th game this season vs us, Won 3 games !
We are at The University of Georgia a place where we should be doing better than losing 4 games a season after 2007, an excruciating long time of 8 years. It is NOT what we are or should be doing. He wastes talent. He wastes the RESOURCES we HAND TO HIM to do FAR BETTER !
Instead, consistently he only beats the cupcakes :
36-1 after 2007 vs teams not playing in a bowl game that season
36-31 after 2007 vs teams who do make 1 of the 42 bowl games that season !
Good God !
This is # 18 in the nation vs bowl teams after 2007 with # 8 talent for # 11 All-Time UGA, averaging 4-Loss seasons !
# 18 Won/Lost Record after 2007 for # 11 All-Time Wins’ UGA with # 8 talent :
72-32 lost all the big games beat cupcakes, averaging 4-loss season after 2007.
80% win % kick-off game 5 of 2008 at 76-19 is # 7 nationally his 1st 95 games but only 68-32 now only 68 % win percentage since # 18 his latest 100 games with all losses to the top teams and wins over just those teams who did not even go to a bowl game !
He’s LOST IT !
And the games he does win even are nobody teams. He loses the important games now after 2007.
He wasn’t like this when he 1st got here. Quit making excuses for him now after 2007, and trying to include in 2015 that which he did 2001-2007.
This is about what he’s done for us more recently after 2007, not what he did way back when 2001-2007.
36-1 vs non-bowl teams after 2007
36-31 vs bowl teams after 2007
He hasn’t done diddle-e-squat after 2007.
He has not even been Top 25 half the years after 2007 !
After 2007, he can not beat the Top 5 teams, can not beat the Top 10 teams, can not beat the Top 15 teams, can not beat the Top 25 teams, likely as NOT loses to even those who just go on to a bowl game that season as 1 of the Top 82 teams, and has in fact only a 36-1 won/lost record after 2007 against non-bowl teams ONLY !
He sucks !
Just why is that Mark Richt can not get us on the National Stage ANY year end of the season?
What the blazes is he going to do that he in fact isn’t doing ?
Quit making EXCUSES for the guy !
He is what he is.
And, it is NOT GOOD !
I am dog-tired of playing in meaningless bowl games with this coach !
You should be.
Shame on YOU for not !
He’s not won a single big stage bowl game both at top of the polls for season – Nation watching him Mark Richt era let alone even played in 1. Did beat # 23 FSU 2002 a 5-loss team & # 19 Hawai’i 2007 both long ago.
We’re supposed to pay him over $ 4 million a year until 2019 for this ?
Not my monies.
He “pulls a Richt” or “Georgia’s” too many big games. He beats cupcakes and loses likely as not to EVERYONE else, and YOU KNOW IT !
Quit with the hogwash that all he needs is Jake Eason or a new Offensive Coordinator ! It’s WAY TOO LATE for all this B.S. !
His religion has given him different goals from our own.
His roster mismanagement after 2007 has been clearly because of a goal other than winning, and his failure at his main position QB to develop them
# 88 Passing Offense 2014 with Mike Bobo
# 104 Passing Offense 2015 with Brian Schottenheimer
in years 14 and 15 of the Mark Richt era is compounded by losing 20 seniors off this team even.
He tries NOT to lose. Thus, he brags to us about Hutson Mason last year and Greyson Lambert this year.
The guy HAS LOST IT !
You know he calls the shots on Offense.
He told you he chose Hutson Mason and Greyson Lambert, just as he told you he chose Joe Tereshinski III instead of Matthew Stafford !
He’s LOST IT !
You see him on the sidelines. He doesn’t care. He’s told you he doesn’t care about winning, that there’s something BESDIES WINNING that’s important here at Georgia for him now.
You TRY to ignore all this.
You KNOW that I am right.
Why else thousands on MY SITE now ?
Because I am wrong and the pussies right ?
Sporting News does NOT rank Mark Richt one of the Top 25 College Football Coaches 2015.
You saw something different against # 64 Georgia Southern in the last game than I ?
No, you did NOT !
Sports Illustrated Zac Ellis “I consider Georgia the best coaching job in the country because of their access to players relative to competitors with-in the state of Georgia who is 3rd nationally sending their recruits there in Georgia to the Power 5 Conferences.”
And, he is :
36-1 vs non-bowl teams after 2007
36-31 vs bowl teams after 2007
And, you want to prop him up ?
For the Name of God, why ?
The Great Exodus of 20 of our Best Players nearly every 1 of the 20 who has Started for Mark Richt after this cruddy 2015 season assures Mark Richt of yet again, yet another transition year next year.
And, you STILL want to prop him up !
Make EXCUSES !
Say you want your son to play for him ? And, LOSE ? And, beat ONLY non-bowl teams 36-1 after 2007 and 36-31 vs bowl teams after 2007 ?
No, you don’t you LIAR !
He does it the right way ?
36-1 vs non-bowl teams after 2007
36-31 vs teams who play in 1 of the 42 bowl games after 2007
And, play in a meaningless bowl game ?
You CAN’T be that stupid, can you ?
You have to know in your heart of hearts, you’re lying – right ?
You’re lying to us and you’re lying to yourself.
Aren’t you ?
We all know.
You can say it !
He’s an UNDERACHIEVER !
Has been after 2007.
It’s not working.
He tells you WHY it’s not working and you do not listen to him.
‘ I don’t think we’ve gotta create motivation. I think we’ve gotta temper it’ “head coach Mark Richt said on his radio show Monday night ”
Mark Richt says : “You can’t become what you do. What I do is not who I am. If I become what I do and I become just a football coach, then you’re asking for disaster. My identity is in Christ. I am a born-again believer in Jesus Christ. I know that he died for my sin and I am going to heaven when this is all said and done, forever. That gives me peace, no matter what happens here.”
“All the time y’all probably thought I was being coy but I really really didn’t know. Even on this decision – very very close decision to name the Starter. I think they all can get us in the right plays; all can get us in the right protections; I think they all can function extremely well and help us win. That is what made it tough. I can not tell you how many times it went back-and-forth quite frankly. It was very close. It really has been a tough decision because they all are extremely hard workers; all smart; all capable; all talented. It was a battle that didn’t define itself; no one really pulled away.”
5-2 now, game 8 now : update Faton Bauta -0- snaps at QB. None.
“There’s something besides winning that’s important here.”
“I see your frustration; I understand your frustration. I wasn’t born yesterday, I’ve coached football for 25 years, so I know what the hell I’m doing, OK?”
“Teams are trying to stack the box against us Malcolm Mitchell said. Vanderbilt stacked the box and we didn’t pass the ball and you saw what happened. Until we get comfortable throwing the ball I hope our defense shows up.”
“I think Coach Brian Schottenheimer is a great coach. I think he knows what he’s doing. I think he knows how to coach QBs extremely well. I’ve got a lot of faith in that.” Mark Richt head coach who calls ALL the shots on Offense and always has – and none on Defense and never has.
David Greene says : “Here we are in November and we still don’t know which direction they’re going in. It’s tough to be this deep in the season really without any identity offensively. Unfortunately it’s not just one thing. Offensively right now it’s very stale. Special teams has really struggled. There’s a lot of talent on the team but sometimes the players just aren’t making plays. As an entire team they just kind of seem lost…like they just don’t know what they want to do and how they want to do it. A good example of that is starting Faton Bauta when he has zero starting experience. It just goes to show that what they’ve been trying to do just isn’t working.”
Mark Richt has made 8 proven mistakes choosing whom he considers his quarterback :
1.He told us that Cam Newton is only a Tight End and would not be considered as our QB. He told us that Aaron Murray was a better QB than Cam Newton, and that he therefore would not consider Cam Newton at QB. Who is in the NFL Cam Newton QB or Aaron Murray the all-time worst won/lost record whose 10 % of his plays here were Fumbles, Sacks and Interceptions ?
2.He told us that Nick Marshall is not as good a QB as Hutson Mason and would only play db. Nick Marshall led Auburn to the National Championship Game – something Mark Richt has never accomplished – despite the fact that 15 times Wally Butts and Vince Dooley lead Georgia Bulldogs’ teams to Big Huge Bowl Games at the end of 15 seasons, the Nation Watching, on the National Stage everyone watching us.
3.He told us that Joe Tereshinski III is a better QB than Matthew Stafford. And, he started Joe Tereshinski III instead of Matthew Stafford in 2006. In 2005, too, Mark Richt told us Joe Tereshinski III is a great QB and is our best QB to start against hapless Florida 2005, when in fact, he was the only QB Mark Richt could have possibly started who could have lost to this crappy Florida team 2005.
4.He told us that Joe Cox, chronic shoulder and flu Okie State 2009, is a better QB than Zach Mettenberger whom I called for pre-game to Start. Which one is in the NFL playing QB, Joe Cox or Zach Mettenberger ?
5.He told us that Hutson Mason is a better QB than Brice Ramsey, Jacob Park and Faton Bauta. Hutson Mason had us with the # 88 Passing Offense in a horrible season last year 2014 with his floating passes and 3 times lost to an UNRANKED OPPONENT as our starter and 4 times lost to an Opponent who had NOWHERE NEAR the better talent we have at Georgia. With far better talent around him than our 4 opponents had around their QB Hutson Mason lost to lesser-talented : Nebraska, South Carolina, Georgie tek yellowjackets and Florida. South Carolina and Florida were 6-win teams INCLUDING their win over Mark Richt, and those 2 plus Nebraska were none of them ranked teams when Mark Richt played them with Hutson Mason as his QB.
6.He with this bad experience as a backdrop tells us Greyson Lambert is a better QB than Brice Ramsey, Faton Bauta and Jacob Park. Mark Richt ran Jacob Park off. Is Jacob Park going to play for TCU Gary Patterson ? Greyson Lambert was chosen Starting QB after only 8 pre-season practices with the # 1 unit. None of the 3 got used to their timing with their OL, their WR, their TE, their Center. It was a recipe for disaster and dumb as shit.
7. With -0- snaps at QB ALL SEASON 2015 Mark Richt names for the biggest game all season, his job clearly and undeniably on the line, Faton Bauta whom he ALSO designed NOT EVEN ONE DESIGNED RUNNING PLAY for, when I called for Faton Bauta to be moved to RB last year 2014. 2015 we need him at RB too. He’s one of our more accomplished runners, is healthy, knows all the plays and without JJ Green to rely upon and AJ Turman not playing, really Mark Richt has little hope except to finally listen to me and move Faton Bauta to RB. Why not give Terry Godwin one single carry all season Mark Richt ? Quayvon Hicks why does he too have not 1 rush all season ? What are we thinking Mark Richt ? Talk about a buffoon. And, where we would all be today had Jacob Park not been run-off when I said I hoped he would be a 4-year Starter for us at QB. Clearly, if he were here, Jacob Park would start Saturday against Kentucky. I shall wait to add Jacob Park to this list as # 8 until such time as it TOO is proven that I am correct on this. Greyson Lambert has us the # 104 Passing Offense 2015 after Hutson Mason with Mike Bobo had us the # 88 Passing Offense 2014 ! Neither are anywhere near acceptable ! This has caused teams to stack the box against us Mark Richt ! Can’t you figure it out ? No. Obviously not or don’t care ! Just what have you been doing with your time Mark Richt ? It is NOT studying our team and figuring out what to do sir ! What have you been doing with your time sir ? What ?
8. Mark Richt ran off Jacob Park. He would have started him against Kentucky, but he RAN HIM OFF !
Mark Richt was wrong on all 8 of these choices for his QB. He has been proven to have been wrong on all 8.
Mark Richt Apologists post FREQUENTLY that Mark Richt is great not at Sanford :
30-23 all games not at Sanford after 2007
1-10 vs ranked Top 10 for the Year not at Sanford after 2007
6-15 vs ranked Top 25 for the Year not at Sanford after 2007
18-22 vs teams who played in a bowl game not at Sanford after 2007
12-1 vs non-bowl teams not at Sanford after 2007
30-23 is # 26 nationally in games not at team’s home field after 2007
# 26 nationally games not at Sanford after 2007 tied with Cincinnati 30-23
# 40 nationally all games not at Sanford after 2008 at only 24-22 !
This is down there with Temple and Bowling Green !
Actually, both of those teams Temple and Bowling Green are BOTH better than Mark Richt after 2008 in all games not on their home field !
Mark Richt is great at the games not on our home field ? Excuse me ?
Mark Richt has ALL THESE RESOURCES and is this mediocre in fact with ALL THIS TALENT :
# 5 in NFL Draft Picks with 86 – as much talent as ANY team in the country but averaging 4 losses a season for 8 years now with ALL this talent :
2014 Ohio State. Scout.com recruiting rank 2014 # 5, 2013 # 1, 2012 # 3, 2011 # 6, 2010 # 20. 5 years’ recruiting rank (including redshirts) avg recruiting rank # 7. Urban Meyer 3rd year as head coach.
2013 Florida State. Scout.com recruiting rank 2013 # 16, 2012 # 11, 2011 # 1, 2010 # 8 2009 # 20. 5 years’ recruiting rank (including redshirts) avg recruiting rank # 11. Jimbo Fisher 4th year as head coach.
2012 Alabama. Scout.com recruiting rank # 2012 # 2, 2011 # 7, 2010 # 4, 2009 # 1, 2008 # 1. 5 years’ recruiting rank (including redshirts) avg recruiting rank # 3. Nick Saban 6th year as head coach.
2011 Alabama. Scout.com recruiting rank 2011 # 7, 2010 # 4, 2009 # 1, 2008 # 1, 2007 # 22. 5 years’ recruiting rank (including redshirts) avg recruiting rank # 7. Nick Saban 5th year as head coach.
2010 Auburn. Scout.com recruiting rank 2010 # 5, 2009 # 13, 2008 # 18, 2007 # 6, 2006 # 9. 5 years’ recruiting rank (including redshirts) avg recruiting rank # 10. Gene Chizik 2nd year as head coach.
2009 Alabama. Scout.com recruiting rank 2009 #1, 2008 # 1, 2007 # 22, 2006 # 18, 2005 # 16. 5 years’ recruiting rank (including redshirts) avg recruiting rank # 12. Nick Saban 3rd year as head coach.
2008 Florida. Scout.com recruiting rank 2008 # 10, 2007 # 1, 2006 # 2, 2005 # 11, 2004 # 8. 5 years’ recruiting rank (including redshirts) avg recruiting rank # 7. Urban Meyer 4th year as head coach.
2007 LSU. Scout.com recruiting rank 2007 # 5, 2006 # 7, 2005 # 19, 2004 # 2, 2003 # 2. 5 years’ recruiting rank (including redshirts) avg recruiting rank # 7. Les Miles 3rd year as head coach.
2006 Florida. Scout.com recruiting rank 2006 # 2, 2005 # 11, 2004 # 8, 2003 # 4, 2002 # 20. 5 years’ recruiting rank (including redshirts) avg recruiting rank # 9. Urban Meyer 2nd year as head coach.
Average Scout.com recruiting ranking for all national championship coaches on Mark Richt UGA Watch : 8
Now, for Georgia Bulldogs. Scout.com recruiting rank 2015 # 4, 2014 # 12, 2013 # 8, 2012 # 14, 2011 # 4, 2010 # 21, 2009 # 4, 2008 # 5, 2007 # 17, 2006 # 4, 2005 # 4, 2004 # 6, 2003 # 11, 2002 # 9. 15 years’ recruiting rank avg recruiting rank # 8. Mark Richt 15th year as head coach. 2016 # 7 Scout.com recruiting ranking same as every other year :
National Champions averaged the # 8 recruiting class, while Mark Richt averaged # 8 recruiting class. National Champion head coach averaged 3 and a half years as head coach when they won the national championship on Mark Richt’s watch head-to-head, while Mark Richt in his 15th season this year without. In fact, Mark Richt has not even been in a single big bowl game at the end of the season on the National Stage everyone watching all this talent good enough to have won nc each year, but instead the most recent now 8 seasons and counting 72-32, averaging 4 losses per season !
Mark Richt averages the same recruiting ranking as the national champions have and while their head coach averages having been there 3 and a half years before he won the national championship, Mark Richt is starting his 15th season without a national championship. That is 5 times WORSE for Mark Richt.
If coaching is defined as getting more from less, then Mark Richt is as far to the other end of the scale as God could possibly put him. Mark Richt has the most talent but produces average 4 losses a season for 8 years now, while watching coaches of 14 other teams at other schools only be there at their school 3 and one-half years before they won the nc with the same talent as Mark Richt here.
You can verify this recruiting ranking by Scout.com by checking it against NFL Draft Picks and what you find is that while Mark Richt has had MORE THAN ENOUGH TALENT here to win national championships by Scout.com recruiting rankings, as you will find that the NFL also agrees with Scout.com rankings with Mark Richt’s 86 NFL Draft Picks 2nd best nationally in the Mark Richt era – on his watch.
Another FREQUENTLY stated “FACT” by Mark Richt Apologists is that Mark Richt gets
10-Win Seasons :
|On Target for 10-Win Season|
41 teams today have 8 Wins with 2 games including 1 bowl game remaining !
Now, what is so Special about 10-Win Seasons in a 15-game seasons for the Top teams ?
Oh, wow – we’re # 41 !
36-31 vs teams who went to a bowl game after 2007 I mean wow !
# 22 at 30-28 vs teams who went to a bowl game after 2008 :
12 losses after 2007 to unranked teams :
2009 Okie State not ranked AP Poll season
2009 vols not ranked any poll ever 19-45 lost
2009 Kentucky not ranked any poll ever lost at Sanford Home game
2010 Colorado not ranked any poll ever
2010 Florida not ranked any poll ever
2010 Central Florida UCF not ranked AP Poll time of game
2013 Missouri not ranked Coaches’ Poll time of game
2013 Vandie not ranked in both Coaches’ Polls and AP Poll time of game
2013 Nebraska not ranked AP Poll for year & not ranked either poll time of game
2014 South Carolina not ranked either AP or Coaches’ Polls for the year
2014 Florida not ranked any poll ever yet blown-out 20-38
2015 vols not ranked any poll at all 2-3 team 31-38
7 LOSSES by MORE THAN 3 TD after 2007 with NONE PRIOR :
10-49 crocodiles 2008
19-45 vols 2009
17-41 crocodiles 2009
10-42 LS who 2011
7-35 gamecocks 2012
10-38 bammer 2015
3-27 crocodiles 2015
What do you do with your time Mark Richt ?
It’s NOT coaching this football program after 2007; that much is VERY CLEAR, sir !
Georgia is not a great program ?
We should not have higher expectations than this ?
Mark Richt is great ?
He just beat the # 64 team at Sanford in over-time.
Who are we ?
What are our expectations ?
And, with all this talent !
This is unacceptable.
All he needs is a QB and his 9th Coordinator Change in 15 seasons ?
Excuse me, he had Matthew Stafford, Knowshon Moreno, Mike Bobo and AJ Green and LOST 3 games getting to Play # 24 Michigan State in our meaningless bowl game THAT SEASON 2008 :
Manifesto on Mark Richt !
He was BLOWN-OUT embarrassed in 2 of those losses and the 3rd loss was to Georgia tek yellowjackets averaging the # 52 Scout.com recruiting ranking !
And, those 3 were all HOME designated games.
# 27 at 16-23 after 2007 vs ranked teams AP or Coaches’ time of game :
# 25 at 11-25 after 2007 vs ranked teams AP or Coaches’ for the season :
# 40 at 18 losses of 24 games vs Top 15 after 2007 for # 11 All-Time UGA
Just last season Pooch kick-off to Georgie tek yellowjackets AND 1st and Dumb vs gamecocks. Not spiking the ball vs Bammer. Every time-out he’s ever called or not. Telling the players that they should shut-up about taking Florida lightly last season when they had lost 10 of 13 games at game time – got blown-out. Telling us that Joe Tereshinski III is a BETTER QB than Matthew Stafford. Redshirting Knowshon Moreno then 17 carries vs top teams – all losses. Starting Joe Cox with chronic shoulder & flu vs Okie State not Zach Mettenberger as I called on every blog prior to the game ! Telling Cam Newton that he would ONLY be a Tight End here at Georgia that Aaron Murray is a better QB with his # 27 won/lost record his tenure here with all this talent 10% of his plays sacks fumbles and interceptions ! Telling the players that it is his job to “temper their motivation” prior to Alabama game this season – got blown-out. Telling us that “There’s something BESDES winning that’s important here.” We were # 9 to begin this season. # 9. Then he makes a QB who had zero snaps ALL SEASON LONG THIS SEASON starter vs # 11 Florida and although a running QB, never called a running play for him. Despite 4 interceptions NEVER takes him out for even 1 snap ! # 88 Passing Offense with Mike Bobo the pseudo O.C. when we all know you call ALL the shots on Offense. # 104 Passing Offense 2015 with really you again as our only O.C. right Mark Richt ? Give you QB to waste like Matthew Stafford ? What for ? You LOST 3 games with Matthew Stafford, Knowshon Moreno, AJ Green and Mike Bobo as your pseudo-O.C. and played a hapless 4-loss Michigan State # 24 team in that MEANINGLESS bowl game 2008, sir. You waste TALENT ! When does it end ?