According to Phil Steele, Georgia returns a higher percentage of tackles than any other major program in the country. In the context of finishing fifth in total defense last year, I’d call that grounds for optimism.
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how many of those tackles are going to be sitting because of off field issues?
Also something about Murray/Bobo turning the ball over…
exactly. “returning” is a relative term in our case. returning after a four-game suspension? sure.
Misleading stat. The most important tackle of UGA’s 2011 season was made by a departing player (Drew Butler).
so this is actually optimism??? considering our depth on the OL is not good. I don’t but in on this one bit.
*buy. nope nada sorry
The team has a very good D line returning. Just as a good O line makes the skill players on O look better the D line makes or breaks their skill guys. Even with Ogletree suspended the front seven should be one of the best in the SEC. I am now the Anti-Munson, at least until my paranoid nature takes over.
I like Abry Jones to really bust out this season. Most of the attention will focus on the NGs, Washington/Drew, and the LBs. He’ll have a big senior year.
“We talk to our players all the time that pressure is really a privilege. … We can’t run from those things. We know that. How you embrace that is what is important to us. That’s really the key ingredient.” — Kirby Smart, SEC Media Days, 7/17/18
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