You can quibble about the accuracy of the size of the announced crowd at G-Day, but, to his credit, Kirby Smart sounded happy about the turnout.
“I’m really excited about our fan base. We had 66,000 people. It makes me proud to be a Bulldog. I’m glad they came out. A lot of recruits made comments about the attendance, and I think any chance you get to have 66,000 people for a practice, that’s an exciting thing. The kids certainly appreciated it. I want to thank the fans for that. I thought we had a great atmosphere.”
If not as big as last year’s, it was still an impressive showing. As long as the recruits and players appreciated it, that’s a good thing. Plus, no condom controversy!