It’s the meme of the week.
“It seems like someone has to say something to give us some kind of spark to play hard,” Bulldogs senior cornerback Sanders Commings said. “Now the SEC East is on the line, and I think we realize we need to take our game to the next level. It shouldn’t have to happen like it has, but for some reason that’s just the way it’s been this year. Last year we played hard every game.”
In Georgia’s three most impressive showings — a 41-20 win at Missouri on Sept. 8, a 48-3 humbling of Vanderbilt on Sept. 22 and last week’s 17-9 upset of Florida in Jacksonville — the Bulldogs entered with the proverbial chip on their shoulder.
With Missouri, it was Tigers defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson describing Georgia’s brand of play as “old-man football.” With Vanderbilt, it was the combative encounter after last year’s matchup involving Bulldogs defensive coordinator Todd Grantham and Commodores head coach James Franklin. And with Florida, it was Georgia senior safety Shawn Williams calling out the Bulldogs for being soft and pointing out how certain inside linebackers should be playing more than others.
“Playing for something or playing to prove somebody wrong is an easy motivator for anybody in anything you do,” senior linebacker Christian Robinson said…
Time to do your civic duty, peeps. Please take the time to drop a few choice insults in the comments section. Remember, it’s for a good cause.
Personally, I think it’s a shame that a bunch of guys who play like old, soft men had to use their coach’s blowup with another coach as a motivational stone (I’ll forever be in your debt for that phrase, Charles Grant). GATA!