Last night at the Augusta Bulldog Club, Mark Richt was asked about (naturally) discipline and suspensions. A lot of his response wasn’t new, but this sure was:
“When I first game to Georgia, there had been some issues. You don’t get a job unless there had been some issues. And the thing that I said to our staff and to my administration is if something happens, we’re gonna clean it up, we’re not gonna cover it up…”
I’ve never heard him speak so bluntly about the events leading up to his hire. It sure makes you wonder what Richt heard about the program before he met with Vince Dooley. Or what Dooley had to say to Richt about Jim Donnan and Quincy Carter. And what Richt had to say to Quincy shortly after taking over as head coach.
Needless to say, it doesn’t sound like losing to Georgia Tech three times in a row was all there was to why Georgia changed coaches then.