Thomas Davis, you’ll always be a DGD and I’ll always love you, but the clock ran out because a pass was tipped and caught in bounds, not because Richt elected to forego spiking the ball.
“Adversity doesn’t build character; I personally believe adversity exposes character,” coach Kirby Smart said afterward. “There was an opportunity with last week’s loss to see how we respond. I think the character of our group is clear, led by our seniors. They’ve accepted the new staff. They were willing not just to buy in to our new way, but they’ve been selling it to our younger players, and that’s been a big part of being a good people. I’m really proud of these guys to do some things that haven’t been done before here.”– AJC, 11/19/17