The one good thing about the game is that I don’t need to watch the replay.
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It’s one thing to watch your #1 team lose, but an entirely different thing to watch them give up in the 2nd half. If we played more quarters, Abuurn could just score at will… That’s so frustrating.
That’s exactly what I was going to post. One thing to lose a game in which you play hard and just come up short. But to just play with such lack of discipline and fundamentals is the worst kind of loss to sit through. How do you play one way all year and then just shit the bed like that?
The Notre Dame game was mistake filled, but it was helped by Wimbush still being raw as a passer. This game had even more mistakes than that can. The stupid mistakes, and then just lying down and taking it.
… and yet along the sidelines as the result slipped away, I was impressed by the Vibe of CKS. He appeared to be “in the moment”, and in a good way. We will all see how it pans out.
He’s been saying humility is only a week away. I think we have run into our week.
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CKS got a little charm about him…
“I was impressed with the vibe of CKS”
Pass some of your wacky backy my way. This was a coaching failure of epic proportions. The worst loss to Auburn since the Goff era. The fewest rushing yards to Auburn in 50 years. But sure CKS had a good vibe.
Bless your heart.
Don’t jump for your lifeboat too soon.
So much this. Make no mistake: this was a mental breakdown. Kirby has come a long way to install the right mental toughness in this team, but we still have a long way to go.
We’re nothing more than front-runners. We got punched in the mouth & ran away to whimper like the yard dawgs we are. The only “fight” I saw was the undisciplined, mouthy type of fight.
Ain’t that the truth
I said before the season I would be happy at 10-2 with a win in a good bowl game. I feel exactly the same right now. Beat Kentucky and tech. Finish the regular season 11-2 and win the Peach or Orange Bowl … I’ll take it.
I like most of your scribblings, but this is “The Georgia Way” incarnate. I oppose it. Strenuously.
We’re on schedule. I expected an appearance in Atlanta. If you think I’m a Georgia Way guy, you don’t know me. Am I disappointed in the outcome and especially how we played tonight? Hell yes. Am I going to jump off the bandwagon? Hell no.
I got you bro. No way you fall of this ride.
Dude, I’ll admit I’m still not a fan of the OC even with the performances so far this year. We played poorly in all phases … it happens, and as fans, we can’t do a damn thing about it.
The plan was to pound the rock and pass quick and short. They stuffed the run and played press. Until we get receivers, other than Wims, who are taller than 5’9, we won’t be able to stretch the field. Remember that talent arguement? We need O-linemen and tall, fast receivers.
Uh, Riley Ridley is 6’3″, Terry Godwin is not that short, and any other receiver is at least 6′.
Stretching the field is not an issue.
Crumpton isn’t but he’s not really used…
The good WR Ridley plays at bama. #8 drops too many.
Ridley runs shit routes. That is why he was not there for Jake’s throw deep tonight.
I’m on the Ride with you out to the horizon.
But the season has panned out better than all that. UGa can get MORE!
I said I’d be happy getting to the SEC Championship. Im not happy but will be in the next few days
Will you even watch the SEC Championship? See how bad we lose?
I’ll watch it and hope we win and play well. The reality is that we probably will not beat this Alabama team unless we’re perfect. I thought that 2 weeks ago. This team doesn’t have room for error when the running game is stuck in the mud as it was tonight.
If Auburn beats them, we’ve got a rematch. And a chance to get back in the four. Hang in there ee 😊
I’m in. If we had lost 24-23, we would be in the same position.
Agreed with your posts in this thread. We are on schedule I’m disappointed in taking a but whooping. No I’m not jumping off after the loss.
I thank all the stars above that I do not have your mindset. I see nothing but an upside for this team. 9 – 1, SEC East champions, dominant in all but one game this year and your post shows you see them as losers now and in the future. Sad.
“That’s an attention getter.”- Buford T. Justice
I’m ok with this loss. Preferably not by 23 points but everything UGA wants is still in front of them. Know you can get your ass whipped, get better, and hope like hell we get another shot at those bastards in Atlanta.
Have no doubt we’ll play better in the SECCG, but I do doubt that our performance on the OL is something anomalous that can be fixed
in 3 weeks. They were simply pathetic with the frosh Andrew Thomas the only one who played better after the rough start. Ready to thank the ham and egger Lineman who have given their all and roll in the young guys in 2018.
Yeah, it’s hard to see how this gets fixed. I hate all that bullshit trickeration Malzahn runs. But we may have to resort to some of that.
I just don’t understand why we don’t have a decent screen game to keep those guys from crashing down every time.
“I just don’t understand why we don’t have a decent screen game …”
Because we have an offensive coordinator who is absolutely awful … when you don’t even threaten it on film, you give DCs every reason to sell out.
agree…former coach Jim Donnan said a few weeks ago that if you want to beat Georgia, you better do it now…great players are coming on line in the near future…our days of being out personneled should come to an end…keeping my fingers crossed…
This loss doesn’t kill us as long as we recover and don’t lose going into the SECCG. I’m hoping Auburn gets in since there’s no way they play as well as they did today. And I know we won’t play as badly.
Today’s game was all about the line of scrimmage. Auburn took over both sides, and that caused us to lose composure (including the play calling) as the game wore on. Auburn isn’t that much better than we are, though I thought/feared they could play a game like this. At least we know Notre Dame won’t jump us this week.
I think we OD’d on rat poison.
As bad of a faceplant as we have seen.
Thank god we held them to mainly field goals in the first half.
Yeah we still control our own destiny, technically.
We had a similar face plant to a team from Alabama the last time we were ranked number 1. Hopefully we respond better than we did then.
We weren’t number 1 that night.
That was worse, IMO. We were at home and they weren’t a respected powerhouse. And honestly, the meltdown we had in this game, it’s different than getting your doors blown off in the first half, I think. It’s still bad, but this is a bad reaction to a spot the team hadn’t seen all year. That ’08 game was
Ain’t no “technically” about it. Win out, win the SECCG and Georgia is SEC Champion. That’s all I really care about. Plus, Georgia will get invited to the playoff as SEC Champ. If the Dawgs win out everything is still ahead. The Dawgs still control their destiny.
You can’t fucking control destiny, if you do it’s NOT destined.
I like the way you get philosophical after some bourbon, little red dude. That is some serious Peabody Hall musings right there.
Kirby and Co. got outcoached a bit. Combine that with bonehead penalties and an O line that decided to take the night off, thats the result one would expect.
I would agree that they got outcoached. A killer O-line would have made up for it, but they just flat out got beat.
A bit? We were out coached in every conceivable aspect of the game. They even out adjusted us. I don’t see a single positive for us to take away from this game. Unless you count that when we decide to suck, we REALLY suck. Both lines got their asses kicked, Fromm played like a true freshman, special teams were not special and we got penalized pretty much every other play, including a leaping penalty.
Well, no one was grievously injured. Or even regularly injured.
How many turnovers did Fromm have in the face of severe pressure all night from a top defense? And considering the lack of protection and play calling? I saw at least 4 plays where the ball went right threw receivers hands.
Chaney’s got to have more tricks in the bag. Gus and Lindsey had plays to counter our blitz, we had none for them. Might have been a different game had Ridley caught the pass or Fromm had hit him in stride. We’ll bounce back.
I honestly don’t think he does. Pittman with him as a package deal is not really worth it.
What he did before the season is what he has and that’s good but more needed to be done. I love the smashmouth spread. But you need to do that and have creativity.
Chaney has been living off coaching Drew Brees decades ago. Something tells me that Brees would still have been pretty good without him. He knows that he has a o-line that’s getting killed and just keeps running Chubb up the middle. Doesn’t try to slow down the pass rush with screens or even help the running game with a simple toss sweep.
They owned the line of Scrimmage on both sides.
I did get the feeling they just wanted it more. I saw a lot of downfield blocks by their O-line.
At least there was an alluring Victoria Secret ad at the bottom of this string of comments. At least our O line won’t be the only people jacking off tonight.
Mine was a tire ad. They usually feed of browser history, just sayin. 🤣
well there goes my next snarky comment about toys r us and needing new tires.
So we know your browsing habits. Rock on, my man.
Bama only has had one unbeaten team under Saban. In all of Georgia’s football history the Dawgs have only had 1 unbeaten team. It is really tough to be unbeaten in the SEC. This is just a speed bump. Get behind the Dawgs for the rest of the year!!
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Okay, I’ll be “that guy”. I can think of at least two UGA teams that were unbeaten, 1980 and 1946.
You’re right. There were two unbeaten UGA teams–1946 and 1980. I looked to be sure there aren’t any more. But you get my point. One loss seasons are pretty special, too.
There is a difference between losing 1 game and losing to Auburn by the largest margin since the Goff era with supposedly better players. I still hope this season wasn’t simply a McElwain lite performance where we ran the table this far due to inferior opponents. (Notre Dame was crushed tonight in similar fashion). Remember with shark bait Jim was the next big thing? Chaney & Pittman laid a big one tonight. We were out coached on the line tonight with no adjustments. No answers. Similar to 2012UT.
Jim Chaney just called. He said a run up then middle just worked for a first down. But the games been over for an hour now so maybe that’s why. Remember when Aaron Murray would throw passes on 2nd down? Good times, those…
None of it made any sense to me either. Something darker is afoot I trust.
Alabama’s secondary looks as leaky as 2012’s. Send notes to Chaney.
well, humility has arrived…. I’m betting we don’t lose another game this year….get em’
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Two years, and we can say Kevin Steele owns Chaney. Two offensive TDs in 4 quarters against Gus. Smart should be pissed with his OC and staff. This game looked and felt a lot like JAX last year. Another Chaney redo!
Granted Auburn owned both sides of the line of scrimmage. Their O line got up on the Lbs very quickly. There goes the DC’s post season award for an assistant. Mel had no answer for their running game. Johnson is way better than any back we have…he scorched the LOS
Special teams were a disaster.
The guy who learned some painful lessons today was Fromm. Read quicker and get set up quicker. Not sure why Smart did not go with Eason in 3rd quarter. Think the passing game would have been better.
And next time inside the red zone trailing with just a few clicks on the ball, do not run and spike. PUT THE DAMN BALL UP IN TH END ZONE. YOUR RECEIVERS WERE THE ONLY PHYSICAL PLAYERS YOU HAD ALL DAY.
Auburn was a lot quicker and more physical than the Dawgs by a long way.
Hard to believe that since the UT game, this is the fourth road game in the last six. All SEC games. Six in a row.
Take away from today.
East is no where near the West yet.
West has quicker, more physical teams.
Important for Dawgs to make a big statement against Kentucky. 7 wins in SEC before the championship game would look good.
I’d say Bama will have a very hard time beating Auburn this year.
They are a very solid team.
Serious question- did we just run the same offensive game as the 2016 game? Other than, of course, the first drive where we scored what some call a touchdown?
You win some, you lose some, but they will still be playing next week. Let the air out of some of the balloon.
It sucks to lose when you’re highly ranked. In fact some would tell you that losing in the last second is worse than getting blown out. But we live in a beauty contest world in football now.
Getting curbstomped like Georgia did tonight and thinking about Herbie and him and his Big 1? cronies and talking heads laughing and saying I told you so yet again gets old.
We could possibly win out and win the SECCG and get left out of the playoff bc of how bad this team shit the bed. The Pac 12 and Big 1? will be lobbying like crazy to get back in and TV execs jack off when you mention ND. Hell. Even Herbie would be willing to once again forget about his “you have to win your conference to get in” like he did when it was two Big 1? teams crap and lobby for Bama.
I wasn’t worried about losing but THIS is exactly what I was worried about. I’m interested in seeing what the rankings are, and if it’s bad, like 8-9, to be honest I would say Georgia is as good as done CFB playoff wise. Even if the SECCG is a good solid win and honestly it’s possible because your worst usually doesn’t happen more than once.
Chaney still sucks though.
That’s pretty much what I’m thinking. Re:Chaney blows and style points or a complete lack of any counts unfortunately. ESPN wants ND, Bama, and will try their damnedest to get a Big 10 team in. They’ve proven many a time that they don’t give a fuck about Georgia. And with them firing people right and left I’m sure Disney will get what it wants.
A once-beaten SEC champion will definitely be in the playoffs. I just hope it’s us.
^^This. Just win the SEC. That’s all I ask. The rest will take care of itself.
you guys are nuts. the winner of the SEC championship game will be in the playoffs. It is amazing how fast UGA fans go from chest thumping to lemmings…
it was one loss on the road to a top 10 team, let’s try not to commit suicide…
Thank you Will, Mayor and Russ for level headed comments. If we run the table we will be 14-1 and crowned national champs. I’m not (yet) predicting that, but it is possible.
Hello…Papa John’s? I’d like a large pizza with nothing.
Working to discern your meaning here. Also, working to understand why I am still on this Board following the pantsing we all witnessed.
Now I’ll be taking my leave. Keep the faith, Dawgs.
Great posts. Would read again.
Meantime … Bammer has a tussle on its hands.
That rabbit’s foot up Gus’ ass must be damn big.
You’re obsessing. GusBus still got Alabama & us, Gus!
Today had nothing to do with luck. It was all about getting our asses whipped on both lines of scrimmage.
Yup this wasn’t picking up a deflection or a lucky special teams play. He had a game plan and a team ready to execute. We didn’t.
Auburn whippped us, but it wasn’t straight up. We gifted 24 points between Walker “leap”, Mecole muffed punt, Ridley drop, and Rod FG miss. Throw in Sony’s very uncharacteristic PF penalty for good measure. I’m not saying those are the reasons we lost. Auburn deserved to win, and probably would have straight up. I’m just saying the final score could be largely attributable to an implosion on our part. Some of that stuff can be cleaned up.
I’m still on board. Let’s finish 11-1 and see where the chips fall. Hopefully I’ll get SECC tickets.
Auburn played its best game of the season, we played our worst and they got multiple lucky bounces.
They were the better team yesterday but that certainly doesn’t mean they will be the better team if they are lucky enough to make it to Atlanta.
This game was the perfect example of not being ready for the big time. Bama may fuck up now and then but they know that every week they are getting every team’s best shot. The worst thing you can do is come out and give a rival that wants to beat your ass even if you were 0-9 let alone #1 the hope and the feeling that they can win.
The more success they have and the more you fuck up the faster that avalanche comes. You have to have real toughness to take a shot to the chin and shake it off. This team obviously continues to lack it.
And yeah. First drive for a td looked good. Obviously Chaney scripted it, Auburn made adjustments and Chaney never did.
They absolutely whipped our ass on the lines the whole game. I can’t really figure it out with our defensive line. It seemed like every run play of their took 8 years to develop and they would still gain 5 yards.
But I have to laugh at the clowns crying about the state of the program when we are 9-1, with the division clinched, with another top 5 class in tow (with 2019 looking even better), and they are bitching about this staff.
This was a terrible game. A 1-5% performance. But this is an outlier.
More or less back your appraisal. This season has a lot of action left in it
—-> For playmakers guy
…. And incidentally, who would you identify as Dawgs’ “playmakers” on this fine evening 11Nov, Anno Domini 2017?
Wims and Michel. Perplexing why our TEs are not a factor.
Where in Holy Heck was Chubb? I guess it was a blocking scheme deal?
Chubb is only allowed to rub straight up the middle into stacked boxes on obvious running plays. Go figure.
geez people, take a breath…. I think this loss will serve us well. We will win. comfortably against Ky, crush Tech, then it’s Bama or a rematch….I like this scenario.
I’d not be worrying about Gus, Saban, ESPN, or what is said or written.
I think you had better focus on the play of Chaney’s offense against ND, USC, and Auburn. Look at those numbers.
Frosh QB, again. 1-1-1 against those three, two on the road.
Road wins in SEC are tough.
Say what you will, but this offense today was pitiful by any standard regardless of where you are. I was bad on every drive, even the two TDs.
Never could get to the edge. Everything is inside. Why? USC game begin to show issues.
Look how Auburn handled the blocking with their down line man and where they played their LBs. Chaney and Smart totally committed to running there come hell or high water. It was not going to work, period.
Should have come in prepared to throw a lot, and use Eason.
If there had been any offense today, the outcome could have been different score wise.
UF and Auburn. If you stop Chaney’s running game, you beat Georgia. That damn simple!
Offense wins championships!!!!
“If there had been any offense today, the outcome could have been different score wise.” No shit captain obvious.
Meantime ….. this Miami result is GOOD for UGa. (whatever the oddballs say)
We definitely shit the bed in fine Georgia fashion but this “we backed into the SECC” BS really caps the day off. Last I checked, were undefeated in the East.
Anyway…Jim Chaney coaches our QBs on pocket presence. Think about that. You can blame sacks on a lot but Eason last year and Fromm this year have about as bad pocket presence as you’ll see. I like how Herrien’s token carry was to the outside when we were clearly needing to pass every down. We’re down and this jerk is still calling plays like we’re up by 3 touchdowns.
I seriously fear our ability to develop QBs. I also want to know how involved Kirby is in offensive play calling because he seemed clueless about Chaney calling a fucking run play with seconds left and no timeouts. Chaney will hold this program back, imo.
Kirby’s said that he wants to manage and not be too into things. I’m fine with him but Chaney really worries me a lot. It’s not just been this game. I don’t think Chaney can outcoach an opponent when it’s you’re playing against a team on your level.
My thoughts ever since the hire.
TOO MUCH TALENT to trust Chaney with.
So #1 lost and 2 and 3 are losing but THIS is the worst thing EVAH!!!!
Losing isn’t really an issue, it’s the way it happened that might put Georgia in trouble. We’ll just have to wait to see, but if everyone but Clemson loses it might just be that kind of a week.
Bah, they don’t ask how they ask how many.
Can’t say much about the last 5 weeks, but these boys will certainly never forget this ass-thumping.
Meanwhile… CMR is about go 10-0 and curb stomp our former signature victory opponent. Good times. Good times.
In between feverishly working out ways that his beloved Big Whatever can get back into the playoff picture Herbie is already opinining that Miami could be the best team in the country.
Anybody want some cold pizza?
How does one quantify the impact of emotion and momentum? Auburn has always been a high ceiling, low floor team…game was a perfect storm….they played their best and we played tight…it happens…
Hoping they win the iron bowl so the guys have a chance for redemption.
HOLD ON. HOLD ON.
We just ran Chubb up the middle on 1st down for a yard again.
CMR looks like his team is gonna shit the bed again…….wait….
I know it’s bad for UGA’s resume right now, but I would love for Miami to win the national championship just to see McGarity squirm. Don’t get me wrong, not saying that firing Richt was wrong, and probably better for him and UGA. But I despise McGarity(yes, a personal experience is involved) and love any embarrassment that comes his way. Plus, Richt’s pre halftime interview just now was classic!
Yeah we scored two touchdowns too. Did you forget those?
Evil Richt is awesome.
Dude, all that would do is make UGA look bad. But sure, go ahead and cut off your nose despite your face anyway. And besides, pray tell where you got the idea that McGarity was the one who wanted and hired Smart? McGarity wanted Mullen but rightfully was overruled by the big boosters. For once the boosters got it right; after all they sat on their hands and let CMR hang around for far too long in the first place.
Really dumb comment. Absurd.
Yeah seeing as how the only reason we were #1 over Bama was literally the one point win over ND, getting our asses kicked and then the same happens to ND we’ll be lucky to stay in the top 10. Face it. As far as the media goes we are now Clemson. As in “ohh its so cute that they strung some wins together but we know they’ll choke eventually”. We now get less benefit of the doubt than a team led by an adult named Dabo.
All of the top teams this year have lost at least 1 game except Bama and Miami. And Bama was lucky to beat MSU tonight – the same team we beat earlier by 30. Hell, most years Bama loses at least 1 game and pre-season favorites like OSU have been embarrassed twice.
Again, if I would have told you back in March or August that UGA would go 11-1, would you honestly have started bitching and moaning about how we choked yet again in that one loss, instead of soaking in the fact that we won 11 games while utterly trucking everyone? Give me a break. I got all sorts of hell on here and elsewhere for daring to predict we’d go 11-1 in the regular season, as I was basically labeled a drug induced Pollyanna. Now those same people are bitching and moaning about our underachievement (sic) as an 11 win team. How ironic.
I’m honestly not that butt hurt about the loss. Just the complete an total domination by the redneck assholes. I figured a loss somewhere but it being to the most corrupt program in the South now that Freeze is gone is galling. I’m listening to Herbie and whoever his other booth guy already talking about how ND losing and Georgia getting “humbled” and “blown out” really makes you have to reevaluate things. These assholes all have their agendas. If you think the Big 10 commissioner isn’t already on the phone getting Herbie and espn to push their narrative you didn’t witness his “you have to win your conference to get in” crap that he totally dropped when it was two big 10 teams.
Watching the likes of Trigga making a fool of himself on the sidelines and knowing that the first Barn WR to score was a lock for UGA, til the check cleared at midnight on signing day. And knowing that most of the studs on their D-line are also suspicious late flips to Auburn from Georgia. Fuck them. I’d rather have lost to UT to help keep Booch around.
The point was absurdity jackwagon. Since obviously you can’t read, I thought it was clear that my comment was purely showing my distaste for McGarity and laughing at chaos since once we have lost, chaos is just funny.
“But I despise McGarity(yes, a personal experience is involved) and love any embarrassment that comes his way.” I read you loud and clear.
Again, you stated you were rooting for Miami in part because it would embarrass ADGM (as he fired CMR/hired Smart). Of course, you obviously don’t have a modicum of insight into the the AD itself, as – as again it was the boosters who effectively hired Smart, not ADGM.
By the way, you also mentioned that a ‘personal experience’ with ADGM is involved in your rationale as well and why you despise him. In other words, because you had some sort of a personal issue with ADGM, as a result you want to see the UGA AD embarrassed, which, by extension, embarrasses UGA football. Talk about being selfish and uninformed at the same time. Nice going.
Have you ever heard of a silver lining? Would I have been happier for UGA if we won and so did Notre Dame, making us look better? Of course. Did I say I was “rooting” for Miami? Ugh, no, I did not. I simply pointed out the only positives I could take from today. Sad for you that a UGA loss and who hired Smart, boosters or the AD, controls your life and emotions. Bottom line, I was trying to inject a little humor and fun silver lining, like my other comment – I love you UGA football, but sometimes you stink. – Sad that you took me so seriously.
And note that one of the reasons I cited for possibly enjoying further Miami success was Richt’s pre halftime interview because it was funny. Do you understand funny?
And he closes it with “….and I just wanna say Praise God” and flashes that Mark Harmon smile.
The guy is pure class.
See, you get it. Just for you, so you know I just now see this as all fun and games, our child got his first career interception a couple weeks ago against this same Miami team. And his team is 2 – 8, so we can only find Joy in little things, individual stats, humor, and the fact that football is #4 in life’s priorities.
Well, I’m probably not a “true fan”.
The last 3 sporting events I attended were two 7th grade girls basketball games (daughter) and a private Christian school football game (nephew).
The last college games I went to involved an Ivy League school (older nephew) and also University of the South at Sewanee (oldest nephew).
To be honest, I enjoyed those sporting events 100% more than packing into an SEC stadium. Yes, I love UGA football and will always root for them, but the degree to which some people invest themselves in it is, well, “fan”atical.
Gotta get to bed since we have church and a friend’s child’s baptism tomorrow, but we were once fanatical. So glad that isn’t our life now. Analysis is fine, paralysis from it is toxic.
What did he say pre-halftime. I have looked for it and can not find it anywhere.
The reporter asked about the defense and he said “There awesome! They finally scored, we have been waiting in that all year.”
Then she asked about having to settle for two FG and he said “That’s good, we got points. Yeah, we scored two touchdowns too. Did you forget those?”
I can’t speak for Parent, but it wasn’t what he said, but how he said it, with a chipper voice, a spring in his step and a little snarkiness I’ve never seen out of him before.
I love you UGA football, but sometimes…….you stink.
This was more than a loss; our flaws got exposed in several areas: 1. Fromm is limited as a QB and/or the staff clearly isn’t confident in his passing abilities. 2. Our OL, while improved, still has a ways to go in order to compete with the big boys. 3. Our DL got hammered by a rather average AU OL, and for whatever reason our D looks a step or two slower than it did earlier in the year.
Kirby said in the pregame that our D had tired legs and it was a concern. If that’s the case, we need to ease up on them big time in practice as they look worn down overall. No overcoming our line issues this year and our OL in particular will be much improved next year, with a top 5 OL in ’19.
For all of you who think the world ended tonight, if I told you in the preseason we’d go 11-1 and beat UF and UT by a combined 83-7, what would have been your reaction? Hell, I predicted we’d go 11-2 with a loss to Bama in the SECC and many of you called me an idiot for having such unrealistic expectations.
NO NO NO !! I WANT A NATTY NOW!!!
Auburn has 4 seniors on the offensive line and was rated the #4 offensive line in the country to start the year by athelon, not sure how you call them average… otherwise I agree with your post, I’ll take 11-1 every single year from now to eternity!
Me too Will. One of these days an 11-1 regular season will get a win in the SECCG and a playoff berth. I’d say pretty damn often actually.
Two hail mary’s for MSU but, alas.
Well, really one hail mary. To have the second one, it has to be in the field of play.
If it’s any consolation, it doesn’t look like Notre Dame will be there either. Mark Richt’s team is beating the crap out of them.
C’mon senator. Certainly something can be gained by watching a replay. Don’t you want to see offensive and defensive lineman being pushed around like the were on roller skates? Or an OC who cannot make a single adjustment when he keeps running his NFL caliber back straight into stacked lines over and over? Missed tackles that made a RB I’ve barely heard of look like a heisman contender? Third and three passes short of the sticks? Coach playing scared and playing for a missed FG before the half? Backbreaking moronic penalties? A team that basically ran one scripted series and scored and then apparently figured that was all they needed?
You never heard of Kerryon Johnson huh?
Honestly he’s not a household name to me. I listen to several national college football podcasts and read a lot of articles. No one outside the SEC ever talks about him. And pretty much any back could run well when our front was getting pushed back on every play and the LBs etc couldn’t keep contain to save their lives.
Johnson is a good back but that’s all. Certainly not AA or even All-SEC.
Hey, I hear ya and no arguments here on any of that – especially regarding how conservative we played even when 2+ scores behind. So much or being the hunter – more like a French solider right after the first sound of gunfire.
With that said, this game was not indicative of us or AU. If we played again next week at a neutral site or at Sanford, we’d have a great shot at winning.
Love the Dogs, but what would happen in a week to negate the tremendous advantage AU showed at the line of scrimmage? We absolutely could not block them. Fromm had no time at all to make reads, and our defense got no penetration. We rushed for 32 yards. They didn’t out-scheme us, they whipped us physically.
It happens – today was their super bowl, and literally every bounce went their way while our collective IQ was about 20 points lower. Danielson was right – we were pressing, and it was obvious that we weren’t used to being the top dawg with a bulls eye painted squarely on our chest.
I’ll give you this: how we play next week will tell everything about this team.
No, they whipped us physically AND outschemed us.
Beat me to it.
Yep, Auburn whipped our ass tonight, especially on both lines, but no way they play that well again, and I doubt we play that badly again. I’m hoping Auburn gets to the SECCG so we have a rematch. I’d like our chances there.
You are never as good as you look or as bad as you look. But Chaney looks bad against any team he can’t outtalent.
We need to look to Japan. Three large but nimble sumo wrestlers could be put at center and the guard spots. Then Chaney’s 1st and 10 handoff up the middle to Chubb on every series might work.
Guys, seriously? I can’t believe how much of this happy horse shit I’m reading about how it isnt that bad because we are 9-1 and we still have lots of games ahead and still can win the SEC, blah,blah,blah. I realize that is all technically true but guys,we didnt just lose. We got fucking destroyed. And it looked like Auburn did it with relative ease. This is the one thing I didnt wa to see. I knew it was possible that we might lose. But I honestly thought this total face plant bed shitting thing was behind us. Now Im conncerned that we haven’t changed as much as we thought. That maybe we are still that team that will just totally not show up. Like we have been for years. I realize 9-1 is pretty good in a vacuum. But after what you saw tonight, how can you really believe this horse shit about it not being that bad and we can still attain our goals? If we hadn’t gotten curb stomped I might feel that way. As it stands, I now have doubts about who this team is.
Please answer this with a simple yes or no answer: If Biff from Back to the Future part II told you back in August that: UGA would go 11-1 in the year ahead, all while outscoring UF and UT 83-7 combined, would be ranked #1 for a period while generating significant buzz about the program, all while trucking all SEC competition except for their lone road loss against a top 10 team…would you be happy?
If you answer anything other than a simple yes, you are either lying or have totally out of wack expectations.
Of course. I just don’t understand how easily so many seem to just be shrugging this ass whipping off. Just because our record is better than we expected that doesn’t excuse that shit show we just put on. If you think it does you’re expectations are fucked up.
Let me explain it to you: You gotta crawl before you can walk and gotta walk before you can run. Last year was the crawl year. This year is the walk year. Next year is the run year. Actually, UGA football is ahead of the timetable.
Next year will be worst with the defensive talent we are losing.
I think we got some pretty good defensive talent coming back and we’ll be getting some new defensive talent too.
Guys I get all that. I do. But did the way we lost last night not make you seriously doubt that things have changed as much as we thought? If it had happened against Alabama in the SECC I would sound more like y’all do now. But that wasn’t Alabama that destroyed us and made us look like a bunch of clowns. It was Auburn. Do you really think Auburn is that much better than us? I don’t. That’s what makes me doubt this “we are ahead of schedule” stuff.
Since you enjoy going into hypothetical scenarios……If Doc came back from the future and told you we would fire a 10 Win average, win the east 6 out of 15 years to hire a coach that would give us our worst loss to Ole Miss in school history, the closest win over a D1AA team in at least 18+ years, losses to Vandy & Tech in the same year, and the worst loss to Auburn since the Goff era but still have a 10 Win average all while collecting staff from Derek Dooleys Demolition Days at UT……would you make that deal?
Bro, where ya been all season? Been looking for you and you finally showed up.
Ive missed you too. Been holding my breath waiting for Chaney to have a brain fart that cost us. I thought it might be a smaller fart. Not a legendary fart to end all farts.
My God, your life must be miserable.
Why? Because I’m mystified that Kirby brought in Chaney? A man whose only star on his resume is Drew Brees? The OC that led the vaunted VFL’s to glory in Knoxville? Not miserable at all. Enjoying life. Just stating fact. CJC was a mistake. Kirby may pan out but its too soon to say. CJC, on the other hand, was a detriment from the outset.
Somebody change this guy’s diaper.
And this bullshit about wanting a rematch. We rushed for like 32 yards as a team. And y’all want to play those motherfuckers again so you can see more of that shit?
Exactly, because as we all know, every rematch always goes exactly like the first game.
I know it doesn’t. But it ain’t like it was close at all. What happened last night that makes you feel like a rematch would be completely different? Because it would have to be completely different for us to even be in the game with those jerks.
The best feeling all night was hitting ‘stop recording and delete’ on my DVR. These guys need some rest and to remember what it’s like to be on the attack.
1st sentence, hilarious. 2nd sentence, selling past the close.
I don’t feel bad as I predicted Georgia not trying to develop a pass game through all those previous blowouts becoming an issue. Unless you’re Alabama or this is the 80s/90s with Oklahoma/Nebraska’s triple option, you’re simply not getting away with that.
Georgia wants to become that and is already working on it by redshirting and really working on young OL to develop them into beasts (trading off a worse OL now for a much better one in 2 years), but isn’t there. Fromm’s arm has proven to be fine in all honesty, but this game proves the coaches don’t trust him.
I know that Georgia will most likely beat Kentucky and Georgia Tech. It may get ugly for both of them. But then, since you don’t suddenly develop a pass game in a few weeks, even if Georgia cleans up the mistakes (I think it will happen) and plays a good, tough game, Georgia will likely lose by 10-14 points in the SECCG no matter who it is because of the issue I said above. I have no problem being run first, but it’s been going so far that it restricts development.
Kirby always has trouble with mobile QB’s. I’m afraid the Tech game has returned to a toss up as long as CKS is at the helm.
What the what? I wouldn’t consider Stidham mobile and every QB Georgia’s played this year that’s been mobile has been stopped. Plus we’re not talking about a good passer here.
I think it’s been more the mobile QBs that are good passers…which is still kinda an issue with Pruitt.
If Kirby Smart is saying his team looks tired, maybe he should roll back a bit on the tough practices. It’s worked but there’s a point in which rest can help.
To be honest, it wasn’t that shocking to me.
All the intangibles were with Auburn. Unless you are Nick Saban or Bill Belichick, the tag of number 1 is an ridiculously heavy mental burden. Auburn was at home. Auburn was in the desperate position.
In my opinion, it would have been quite a feat to beat a team with comparable skill and perhaps a physical advantage coupled with all the intangibles.
Just learn from it. Get angry with yourself over it. Then take it out on the next chumps you play.
It sucks, but we walked into a buzzsaw.
Guys….. take the gun down from your temple and lay it on the table. Did we get out asses whipped?…..YES……Our whole team played a bad game except for perhaps the punter and R. Smith. Every team (almost) in history has a bad( or terrible if you want to call it that) game at least once a year. Sometimes those teams win in spite of having that bad game.Gatriguy was right, we walked into a buzzsaw. We have had a GREAT season and I still love our Dawgs. Don’t be fair weather fans, we are better than that.
And by the way….. was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?
You’re new here huh?
No I’m not new, just don’t post often.
Illini, is it ok for someone to post that sentiment, as long as you recognize their handle? Harsh.
It was a fucking joke indicating that this whiny shit is nothing new here.
Sounds good to me
That’s what she said.
I’m with you. Grown men acting hysterical over one bad loss – damn.
We still control our own destiny. We just have to play a lot better than what we showed last night if we want our destiny to be a good one. BTW the Germans, bless their hearts, have never bombed Pearl Harbor.
Really???………The Senator said so in Animal House…LOL
He was rolling.
Congrats to Richt and Miami for a great win. The Canes are as good as I thought we were before the walloping yesterday.
Good gawd. I don’t know which surprises me more. Our collapse against Auburn or ND’s collapse against Miami.
In all seriousness though. Happy for Richt.
As we said in the Army, shit happens. It ain’t the first time and it won’t be the last. Improvement has been shown this year and I will wait to see how the season plays. The OL is at least another year away. Smart has had to build it from practically the ground up. It is still a work in progress. As an aside, it looks like the stimulation of South Beach has rejuvenated Richt. Of course there are no Vampires on South Beach.
Richt had less in Miami than Kirby had when he got to Athens.
A matter of opinion. Richt did not know what a good offensive line looked like. He will get his before the season ends. Bank on it.
We also say (or said) FIDO. Fuck It and Drive On!
Total annhilation. Embarrassing..You can forget about any championship this year or probably forever. Same story..different channel.
“Probably forever”? Be more emotional.
Forever? Wow, that’s a long time.
The ND-Miami game exposed Georgia too. Georgia’s signature win was over ND. Now we know that ND isn’t really that good. So what can we take away from yesterday? First, let’s all get the stars out of our eyes. This Georgia team is good, maybe even very good, but not great. It has flaws that will take time to fix. But it has also won the SEC East already and may still end the regular season with only one loss. 11-1 ain’t too shabby. We then have the SECCG and if we win we are the champs of our conference. We would also get in the playoff if we win. If we don’t win we still get in an excellent bowl against a quality opponent. One loss, even a bad loss, does not ruin the season.
Maybe the ND-Miami game exposed Georgia in more ways than one. Richt outcoached Brian Kelly last night. More than I can say for our coaches.
All true. But first, how can you just automatically add these next two games to the win column? Kentucky probably will be. But Tech? Maybe but I’m not so sure after last night. Champions of our conference? Possible but unlikely. I would love to be wrong about that. Guys it’s not that we lost. I knew that was possible. It was the way we lost. Just getting owned by a team that shouldn’t have been able to do that.
We’ve won the SECCG before when we were the underdog. Remember 2005? That was when the UGA HC was Mark Richt though…..wait……
All the stories have been written about how Georgia got physically whipped at the line of scrimmage, how we couldn’t tackle, how we laid down early in the 3rd Qtr. However, nobody is talking about Auburn’s classless behavior. During a referee play review and over 13 minutes to go in the game, the entire Auburn football team felt the need to simultaneously break out in a hip-hop dance routine. If that wasn’t pathetic enough, Gus Malzahn decides to throw the ball with the score 40-17 and 40 only ticks left on the clock. His piece of shit team never did take a knee. That ass wipe school from the Plains of Alabama, who can’t decide on a name, thought it would be ok to run the ball two more times to end the game. What a Nick Fairly classless piece of shit thing to do.
I hope Kirby Smart took note of this lack of sportsmanship and shows it to our players, so they have something to get motivated by this week. I hope Bama kicks the ever loving shit out of Auburn. Fuck Auburn!
The dancing was them giving back to us what we gave them in the Blackout game, Kirby not only said “Humility is a week away” after the SCar game but has bee pointing out the team “going through the motions” past two weeks as well. I didn’t expect us to go undefeated at the beginning of the season and seen a possible loss to Last Chance U, but not a blowout. Season isn’t over at all, but I was hoping Kirby had this team beyond the blown out type.
He also had the offense go into a Bama like shell, the “play for field position” style after the first drive. He thought this was gonna be a wear you down with runs up the middle and punt kind of game. I was waiting for a HB screen with all the pressure that was coming at Fromm, but poor play calling, coaching, blocking and catching to go along with the penalties (and lack of PI calls for us)…Oh well, keep chopping wood and win these next three games. GO DAWGS!
In the end I guess it just ups the heat on this rivalry. You can beat Kirby will have something in store for Auburn when they come to Athens next year!
Pretty dumb, imo, it was ten years ago and involved not a single player or coach. How does that “get back” at someone? If anything it brings back memories of their humiliating loss, which I would want to be forgotten.
Of bigger relevance was Gussie challenging a first down spot with a 30 point lead, passing when they were in the midst of running the clock out, and then saying to a fan/staffer “we really kicked the dog crap out of them” after the game. Yeah, we get it Gussie, act like you have been there before. He is really a good fit at that low class organization.
Busta you did a much better job of saying what I have been trying to say. Especially in that first paragraph. I thought we were past the bed shitting. I don’t care about these excuses about a “buzz saw” and being ahead of schedule etc. I knew going undefeated was unlikely. But I didn’t think we were still THAT team. But not many people seem to mind. “Oh well it’s only one loss.”. Not all losses are equal. Just like wins.
“They just did the right things at the right times,” LeCounte said. — The Red and Black, 10/14/18
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