… but when you read this header, which part of it do you think Greg McGarity finds more attractive?
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Cheap shot, I see what you did there.
Also cheap insurance as a potential Chaney replacement maybe? You know, just in case.
Do you think this puts any pressure on Chaney?
No more than his weight on his heart or his knees. Badaboom!
Made me smile. I can picture that.
“We were more concerned at the end of the day about being right than we were playing fast.” -Jay Johnson
My hopeful interpretation of that statement is “We were more concerned with scoring points than an offensive philosophy”
Ah lovely off season, your hope springs eternal…
Not exactly a flattering pic of Pittman. Kirby certainly doesn’t discriminate against fat people.
Count me as being very pleased Kirby picked up Johnson. Call it insurance if you like.
Never heard an explanation why Chaney was kicked upstairs to the booth in mid season. I’m assuming Johnson will be in the booth too. I wonder what level of attention Johnson will be allowed to devote to the QBs, or is he just an X’s and O’s resource?
An analyst cannot coach on the field in practice or games. They analyze film of practices and games and assist with game planning.
RC, is it your understanding that Johnson could be in the booth during games and could whisper in the ear of Chaney perhaps? Or is that verboten for a analyst?
I don’t think it is given the number of QC guys in Alabama’s booth. The place needs to be enlarged.
Then why can’t we have Johnson in the booth and Chaney on the sidelines?
Minnesota, Louisiana-Lafayette, Central Michigan, Louisville, Southern Miss and Kansas.
This ain’t Chaney’s understudy, this guy was truly hired to be an analyst.
When do we start worrying about “too many cooks in the kitchen”?
I have wondered that, too. The only way I have come to terms with it is to hope that Kirby’s experience in seeing how Saban managed the same type of staff has rubbed off on him. I do note that there has not been any public griping by current coaches, so there’s that.
They are silenced by the head coach. The only time you hear from them will be before or after the season. If the press starts getting anonymous info then Kirby’s got problems.
. . . only after we start worrying about the armchair QB’ing of asst. coaches at which so many in our fanbase excels.
The more eyes the better, IMHO.
Chaney now haz a crayon
That’s why I don’t get why we’d even consider firing Mark Fox. He has Georgia BB as good as it’s gonna get with the current support and it’s not like we’d go after a big name if we fired him. We love hiring assistants on the cheap and just hope they work out.
I get your premise about hiring assistants on the cheap and making them HCs but Fox was a successful HC before coming to Georgia. He had a 123-43 record at The University of Nevada. His winning percentage at Nevada was better than it has been at UGA (145-116) but I believe it is not because of a lack of coaching ability but rather a lack of support from B-M. Win just enough to make the program profitable–that’s B-M’s motto.
We just witnessed another day of mystery coaching by Fox. Hard to figure out his strategy.
Agreed. Surely at some point Fox will put his foot down on all of BM’s meddling in his player development, substitutions, playcalling/schematics, recruiting and game management. When programs don’t win, always start with the existential explanations behind it😊
I think there’s a little more nuance to his time at Nevada than just that record. He took over the program that Trent Johnson built.
Nevada under Trent Johnson
2000–01 Nevada 10–18 3–13 9th
2001–02 Nevada 17–13 9–9 T–5th
2002–03 Nevada 18–14 10–6 T–3rd NIT First Round
2003–04 Nevada 25–9 13–5 T–1st NCAA Sweet 16
Nevada under Mark Fox
2004–05 Nevada 25–7 16–2 1st NCAA Second Round
2005–06 Nevada 27–6 13–3 1st NCAA First Round
2006–07 Nevada 29–5 14–2 1st NCAA Second Round
2007–08 Nevada 21–12 12–4 T–1st CBI First Round
2008–09 Nevada 21–13 11–5 2nd CBI First Round
Now granted, Fox was an assistant for Johnson at Nevada. And he certainly didn’t butcher the transition. Still, you can see things start to slide in years 4 & 5 of Fox’s time there.
“Offensive voice”? But Pruitt is gone now and not spewing his “offensive” notions of spending money UGA clearly doesn’t have.
I saw that headline somewhere and my very first thought was “what an odd characteristic to detail”
It all makes sense now.
I hope everyone has a nice slice of cake after sending in their football ticket money this month. Hell, have a 2nd piece!
By the way, thanks for the 5 month loan. We’ll send your product in August.
He seems like a good guy. ” I’m a trivia question..” Good one 🙂
Budget baseball is outshining budget football and both budget basketball programs right now.
Eight errors in a second straight blowout loss to Rider.
But the good news is The Georgia Way has the services of a baseball coach and an Athletic Director at absolutely no cost. It is also comforting to know The Georgia Way is only a $50K fine away from having a no-cost offensive analyst, too.
Well played dude. Well played.
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