Ahhh…

Cold beer.  Fried chicken.  Athens on Saturday.  Football in Sanford Stadium.

I’ve missed you.  That must be why I can’t get this smile off my face.

I’m heading out.  Consider this your invitation for a game day thread in the comments section.

I’ll be back in touch on the other side.

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101 responses to “Ahhh…

  1. Ready to be in Athens as well … Regardless of whom we play, today is one of my favorite days of the year.

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  2. Rocket Dawg

    Have fun! Go Dawgs!

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  3. Ubiquitous GA Alum

    Little cool in the air in the Classic City this morning … tailgates are starting to pop up and the sundresses are waiting for our viewing … Almost time for the solo trumpeter to send chills down the collective spine of 92K … WOOF!

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  4. simpl_matter

    Hoping we see all bread & butter plays, overwhelmingly vanilla and routine. If we can get to USC before we reveal the true power of the dark side (erm, this years’ team), all the better…even if it’s a little boring.

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  5. doofusdawg

    life feels especially good today… Go Dawgs!

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  6. TheCasey

    I woke up this morning and I can’t stop smiling. Steak & eggs and mimosas for breakfast. I’m ready to see the Dawgs play some football.

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    • Cojones

      Great breakfast and all around food for Champions. Tried to get the other half to make Eggs Benedict for b’fast, but was given a choice. I chose the fried wings with Leinenkugel’s beer for lunch around halftime. Bet those mimosas were delicious and put you in the right frame of mind. Special brownies for after the game. My doctor is smiling for my healthy choices – or was that a wince?

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  7. mikebozo

    Stoked and ready for some Dawg football. Waiting to see what Schotty has in store for the O, and what Pruitt has done to improve the D.

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  8. Cojones

    Cold beer, fried chicken – unlike the early tailgate at Michigan where turnovers are the snack for the day.

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  9. TnDawg

    An article re Nick Chubb discussed his game day superstitions. One was that he calls his mother to make sure his bathroom light is on. Mine will be on. Go Nick, DGD!!

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  10. I didn’t miss the noon kickoff traffic, though. Lol! Go Dawgs! Here’s to good things.

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  11. DC Weez

    Drink a few cold ones for me. Go Dawgs!

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  12. Soccer dawg

    The new gate entry is a CF!

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  13. Americus Dawg

    Beautiful day for a Bulldog game … Y’all have fun in Athens. I’m envious but will be watching down here in sowega. Go Dawgs!

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  14. Soccer dawg

    Sound system is actually better.

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  15. Is there a better way to spend the day? Not even Larry the Dr. Pepper guy is going to prevent me from enjoying the day, Go Dawgs!

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  16. The other Doug

    Me no likey that punt.

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  17. Q

    Can we sit Chubb yet?

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  18. What Fresh Hell is This?

    Why are we punting from the ULM 40 instead of going for it?

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  19. Sh3rl0ck

    For those that didn’t notice. The first TB to Blazevich was Jon Gruden’s infamous “Spider-2 Y-Bannana”.

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  20. Is Jay Rome injured again or suspended? All I’ve seen at TE is Blazevich and the freshman Davis.

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  21. Truck

    Man it is nice seeing Keith Marshall get a score. Now, more please!

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  22. Scorpio Jones, III

    Nice check to the run by Lambert. Hmmm maybe he should be starting.

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  23. O looking better as o-line is taking over. Was that ULM’s first 1st down and time on our side of the 50? Then we hit them for a big loss. Lol! Go you hairy windmill! Way to go Marshall!

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  24. Very nice pass by Ramsey on 3rd and long and after a big sack!

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  25. Scorpio Jones, III

    Sho do see a lot of football players in red.

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  26. Scorpio Jones, III

    Hard to tell a lot about the defense….we seem to be sooooo much faster than ULM. But they seem to know what to do…with one little mistake on the ULM td.

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  27. JG Shellnutt

    Keith did the windmill just for us.

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  28. Uglydawg

    This QB for ULM is a gritty player. Give him credit…ULM showing life early in second half.

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  29. dlm80

    Jeez. Our D needs to get it together…

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  30. Come on guys! How you come out the 2nd half is one of the most important parts of the game!

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  31. Time for a come to Jesus meeting

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  32. Scorpio Jones, III

    enter the Kharmic Bitchez….lightning somewhere near Atlanta.

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  33. Gonna take some real coaching to get these guys up and keep them sharp through/after this delay, against this opponent.

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  34. Americus Dawg

    Hopefully this lightning delay gives Pruitt some time to coach up his Defense!

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  35. illini84

    Tell the butt boys on the radio that as long as they keep scheduling these cupcakes I’ll leave whenever I want to. I could see this storm coming and walked home before it started!

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  36. AusDawg85

    If we had an IPF we could have moved the game in there Pawwwwlll.

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  37. Hogbody Spradlin

    There’s good hands. There’s better hands. And then there’s Malcolm Mitchell. What a talent.

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  38. Scorpio Jones, III

    Damn 26, quit celebrating. Nice ball, nice catch. You are not in Virginia, Mr. Lambert….welcome home.

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  39. illini84

    The picture on the SEC Network sux.

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  40. Hogbody Spradlin

    Keith Marshall is making me misty eyed.

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    • Scorpio Jones, III

      Yeah, its a great thing to see.

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    • Sh3rl0ck

      To make a great story even better, he is running with better balance / body lean and bending at the waist and knees. It still isn’t great form, but it is good enough that he won’t fall down the first time someone touches his leg. I can’t wait for him to windmill a DB on an 85 yard run so that he can officially say he is back to his old self.

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  41. 90 yd td drive, all runs with Marshall capping it. Hell yeah! Awesome possession in this heat

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  42. Scorpio Jones, III

    Don’t you just love the smell of ozone in the afternoon?

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  43. Hogbody Spradlin

    Que has a leaner physique than recent predecessors.

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  44. illini84

    Don’t see that every day.

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  45. frowertr

    Goodness the RB position is beyond stacked. I almost feel sorry for opposing teams DC. How the hell do you stop those guys??

    Lambert was pretty good. Way better than I thought he’d do.

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  46. Hogbody Spradlin

    Now, let’s go watch the meteor game du jour. Petrino vs. Auburn. Was there ever a more unappealing game, except when Corch is scrimmaging himself?

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  47. Has that happened for us before? I want to say a game against one of the now defunct California teams, during Terrell Davis’ last season, ended that way. Maybe not. Either way, good decision by all as long as no one feels cheated. Gotta be a tough choice for a HC, LOSING big or not. Good game and it looks like we stayed healthy.

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    • illini84

      Long Beach State

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    • Sh3rl0ck

      That is an easy choice to make for a coach that is losing big, has lost a player what looks like a torn ACL, and his QB is taking a vicious beating. They are playing that game, admittedly, for the pay check. Take the money and run.

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      • Will (the other one)

        Though you know Morehead probably asked, only half-jokingly, “if we play 4/5ths a game we only have to pay 4/5ths of the guaranteed, right?”

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  48. illini84

    Ex-Dawgs killin it.

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  49. Damn, Verne! Who is Bobby Trevino? Lol! Looks like he’s getting Granthamed.

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  50. Hogbody Spradlin

    A Todd Grantham defense got called for too many men on the field, after they had a dead period to substitute.

    Sound familiar?

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  51. Petrino done goofed. Damn!

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    • AusDawg85

      More proof that it’s still only Richt that makes bonehead calls. No other coach ever does.

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      • True. True. What Petrino did was beyond boneheaded, though. In his defense, I did read his lips saying “I f’d up”.

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      • dudemankind

        No shit Sherlock.

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      • So…Louisville got Granthamed AND Petrinoed and still only lost by a TD. The fact that it was only a TD probably had more to do with the Heisman candidate based on nothing of a QB Barn trotted out.

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        • Mayor

          L’ville was going in for a tying TD that would have made the score 7-7 in the first quarter when their QB fumbled the QB-RB exchange. An Auburn LB picked the ball up and ran 80+ yards for a TD to make the score 14-0 in favor of Auburn. That’s a 14 point turnaround. Auburn won the game by 7. L’ville lost the game right there. Auburn really isn’t very good. Their D-Line is big and tackles well but their LBs are only so-so. Their DBs really aren’t all that good, either. On O, their QB has a strong arm but makes horrible decisions, throwing the ball to the other team with regularity. They only have one dependable RB. Their O-line is mediocre and holds regularly. If the refs called the Auburn O-line for holding every time they actually did it the game would last for 6 hours.Their receivers, except that Duke guy, are only average at best. I foresee a long season on the Plain.

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  52. Uglydawg

    If there had been a neutral officiating crew..Tennessee would have probably lost today. The no-call on pass interference in the endzone..late and at a critical time when BG was coming back was a crime…and then they penalized the BG coach for bitching about it…Tennessee didn’t look very good today…and if Auburn is #6 then Louisville is #7.

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  53. Uglydawg

    Aub/Lville went almost perfectly. Both teams fans have to be driving home wondering, “WTF” about their teams. Petrino will not sleep well after blowing that game…and Muschamp’s defense wasn’t so hot.

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  54. Biggus Rickus

    First games and all that, but South Carolina, Auburn and Tennessee all looked less than stellar. It’ll be interesting to see if Alabama has a good QB, and if they don’t, how they’ll fare with a so-so or worse one.

    I know Lambert is starting for a reason, but Ramsey looked smoother back there in his limited time. I can only assume either he doesn’t prepare well or still tries to force too many throws. I’m leaning towards the latter. That said, if the receivers stay healthy (specifically Mitchell), this team will be better than last year. Here’s to no meltdowns.

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  55. 81Dog

    I was thrilled to be back in Athens, impressed by a lot of the players (who did well running vanilla sets against an overmatched foe) and I even understand the thinking behind calling the game. The only sour note? The headache inducing bass from the way too loud piped in rap. I feel like I just spent 4 hours in the trunk of some gangbanger’s hoopty during Freaknik. I think a couple of my fillings are loose. There is nothing more hilarious than a bunch of suburban white folks trynna be all gangsta, yo.

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  56. Dolly Llama

    I know there’s still a lot of game left, but Bama’s Coker looks like a stiff. Wasn’t he the preseason Heisman favorite last year as a transfer?

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  57. Biggus Rickus

    I didn’t see much Wisconsin last year, but Stave looks a good deal better than I remember.

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  58. Uglydawg

    With the size of Alabama’s d line..a real hurry up offense might have them sucking wind…
    But what a lucky-assed break Bama just caught with Wisconsin missing that chip shot field goal at the half.

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  59. Ellis

    How about Leonard Floyd playing linebacker today?

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  60. PTC DAWG

    The Dr. Pepper guy rocks…Dr, Feelgoods on the house.

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  61. Scorpio Jones, III

    I’m still confused by “Anchor Down”…if you drop anchor, pretty soon, depending on the size of the boat, you stop, right? So…ah never mind, on to an SEC team in a hostile environment…for Vandy.

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    • Uglydawg

      Scorp..I think “Anchor Down” is a ridiculouis take-off of ‘Hunker Down”, and was invented by none other than James Franklin. He must have been stoned or at least drunk when he made it up.

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