Roquan

You may not have noticed that he’s having a good year.

Okay, okay, I’m kidding… not about the good year.

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  1. Mayor

    Roquan deserves any awards he gets–and more. Best run defender in the nation IMHO.

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    • 1smartdude

      He’s been the best player on the field in almost every single game.

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    • Russ2

      Roquan maybe the best Dawg LB Ever ! Our other defenders have regressed as the year has progressed. Especially our DBs , waiting on someone else to make the dam tackle.

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  2. We should all give thanks for R. Smith

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  3. If he doesn’t win the Butkus Award, I’ll be disappointed for him (although I’m sure he would take some team hardware over an individual award). He was a singlehanded wrecking ball against the vaunted Notre Dame running game.

    He deserves every accolade that is going to come his way.

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  4. Uglydawg

    And it’s not just that he makes a lot of stops…he explodes any dude coming around toting a football. He’s one of the fastest, finest defenders you’ll ever see. Truly a heat seeking missile .

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  5. 81Dog

    i’m no X and O guy, but you have to figure he’s making a lot of those stops on plays designed to AVOID HIM AT ALL COSTS. Because that dude is a bad, bad man. GATA, Roquan!

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    • Shhhhhh – don’t let him find out about that. I heard he’s at best Mr. Irrelevant.

      1 more year! 1 more year!

      Seriously, if he’s projected to go that high, Godspeed, Roquan. Just remember to endow scholarships (including non-athletic) like Mr. & Mrs. AJ Green have. I’m sure a kid from the 478 would appreciate it.

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  6. lakedawg

    One of best to ever play defense for Dawgs, we are sure going to miss him next year.

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  7. Macallanlover

    Much as I hate it, there doesn’t seem to be much hope for maintaining RS for his Senior year. Of course, I didn’t see any way Chubb or Michel returned, or Carter and Bellamy, so my assessment is obviously flawed. TT may need another year, bur if Smith returns it will be because he really wants that diploma and truly loves UGA. Seems like he pulled the wrong hat out of that bag on NSD just a few months ago, his time at UGA flew by more quickly than anyone I can remember.

    We can be good on defense next year, but not sure we can be great with both Smith and Thompson joining the departing seniors. We will have to be a lot better on offense in 2018 to make up for the fall off in defense.

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    • Ginny

      He’s projected as a first round pick so I definitely would not blame him for leaving. Sony and Nick, and even Davin and Lo, improved their draft stock by staying IMO. Not sure Roquan can do any better than he has this year. 😉

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      • Macallanlover

        No, he can’t. That is why there is no way to begrudge him when he leaves. If he and his family did want him to graduate, I hope he gets a huge insurance policy to cover any potential loss from injury.

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  8. D as in Dawg

    He gone! 😢

    To paraphrase George, he’s a heartbreak when he leaves you, but he’ll leave you with a smile.

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  9. 202dawg

    Rice, Taylor, et al have some mighty big shoes to fill.

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  10. Athens Dog

    We will be fine tomorrow against the nerds if number 3 lines up.

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  11. TMC DAWG

    Were gonna have to reload the defense next year,

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