As easy as it is to wax cynical about so much of what goes on in college football, there is something authentic about Mark Richt that is always worth appreciating.
“But I don’t look (at the last two losses to Alabama) like it’s a major scar. Our players know they went toe-to-toe with the gorilla. There’s more of a sense of frustration, to me, that we know we are just as good and just as physical as them. We just haven’t been able to close it out.” — Kirby Smart, ESPN, 8/12/19