Daily Archives: December 12, 2014

Sixth year’s the charm.

This doesn’t make up for what it put him through…

… but it’s still the right thing to do at this point.  We’ll take it.


Filed under Georgia Football, The NCAA

Life on the SEC recruiting trail, a continuing series

You’ll be shocked, shocked to learn that rival programs are using Spurrier’s “Give me two or three more (years)” comment to negatively recruit against South Carolina.

I bet Phil Fulmer truly regrets not being at Tennessee right now.


Filed under Recruiting, SEC Football

Mark Bradley’s warning to the “grumblers”

Shorter Bradley:  Mark Richt may be no Paul Johnson, but, Georgia fans, who you gonna get who’d be better?



Filed under Georgia Football, Media Punditry/Foibles

What you get when Jimmy Sexton is your agent.

Mind you, that’s not for winning it, just for getting to Atlanta.  Well played, Mr. Sexton.

Though I doubt anyone at Ole Miss would begrudge the extra mil a year if that came to be.

Some of you need to remind me again about how you’d restructure Mark Richt’s contract.


UPDATE:  Freeze’s pay before the trip to Atlanta is bumped to $4.3 million/year.  That is

… tied with Penn State’s James Franklin, and fourth among SEC coaches, behind only Alabama’s Nick Saban ($7.16 million), Texas A&M’s Kevin Sumlin ($5 million) and LSU’s Les Miles ($4.37 million).


Filed under Jimmy Sexton is the Nick Saban of agents and is Nick Saban's agent

“If you are fortunate enough to spend five minutes around Tim Tebow, your life is better for it.”

The GPOOE™ is preparing to channel his inner Thom Brennaman, as he makes his broadcasting début at the Peach Bowl.

And I was really looking forward to watching that game.


Filed under Tim Tebow: Rock Star

Another football wish for today

If the Pitt head coaching spot is indeed open, I’d love to see the school hire Junior as its next head coach and have him bring Ed Orgeron along for the ride, if only so we could watch James Franklin’s head explode as he has to deal with the both of them on the recruiting trail.


Filed under Coach O Needs Another Red Bull, Don't Mess With Lane Kiffin, James Franklin Is Ready To Rumble

Speaking of business decisions…

As a complement to my last post, consider this:

Now, which do you think is a better incentive to keep kids in school, the NFL wagging a finger at their dreams, or receiving enough money while enrolled to make staying in college easier?


Filed under The NFL Is Your Friend.