Daily Archives: November 30, 2017

I’m having an existential crisis.

Tell me the truth:  does being tempted to follow the Laner on Twitter make me a bad person?

Because I’m having a hard time resisting.

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Filed under Don't Mess With Lane Kiffin, Social Media Is The Devil's Playground

No rock unturned

How this for sheer, unabashed pragmatism?

Georgia’s has been getting help this season from former Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze.

Freeze has been consulting for Georgia’s football program since August. It is unclear if Freeze has traveled to Athens this fall, or even if he’s being compensated for his work with the Bulldogs.

The former Rebel coach resigned his position in Oxford in July after a “concerning pattern of phone records” was discovered by the administration at Ole Miss. The Rebels are also under scrutiny from NCAA for an alleged violation of that organization’s by-laws, which could result in Ole Miss being hit with sanctions this off season.

Multiple sources in and out of Athens confirmed Freeze’s consulting at UGA to Dawg Post this week.

“Hugh is helping them scheme. That’s all I got,” said one insider.

Another added that Freeze was sent a laptop from UGA to help give his input on the Bulldogs.

Another added: “I had no idea (he was helping). They have kept that pretty quiet, but it is true. He’s been helping since August, and he’s still helping right now from what I understand.”

Yep, you got that right.  The man who stole Laremy Tunsil out from under our noses at the last minute, among other notable accomplishments, is now part of the Butts-Mehre Army.  Talk about the Process’ biggest win over the Georgia Way yet.  (Feel free to insert your Kirby had Freeze’s cell phone number joke here.)

I confess there’s a part of me feeling a certain guilty pleasure from this development.  Not so much because of the potential schematic advantage, although anybody who watched Ole Miss dismantle Georgia’s defense in 2016 would have to admit Freeze knows his way around an RPO or two, but because I strongly suspect the mental image I have of Greg McGarity’s reaction upon being told the news isn’t going to get old for quite a while.  Shame on you, Blutarsky.

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UPDATE:  Damn it, Seth.  Why you got to harsh my mellow?

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UPDATE #2:  Jason Butt rains on my parade, too.  Rough crowd.

Although I wonder if I should find it of interest to see how the athletic department has pushed back on the story.

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UPDATE #3:  Dan Wolken gets it from the horse’s mouth.

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Filed under Freeze!, Georgia Football, Strategery And Mechanics

Of tendencies and security blankets

These two tweets tell quite the story about young Mr. Fromm.

You’d think many a defensive coordinator would make hay with that information, but as you can see, Fromm-to-Wims has been a killer combo.  That tells me a couple of things:  Chaney is good at putting his quarterback in position to succeed with his favorite receiver and Wims is doing a fabulous job with his route running and catching.

As long as it works, fellas, keep on keepin’ on.  (Although it would be nice to see everyone else on the receiving end step it up, too.)

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Filed under Georgia Football, Stats Geek!