Ours is bigger’n yourn’s.

This sounds familiar.

Based on what we’ve found in looking at past lineups in the football media guide, Georgia’s potential starting offensive line for 2018 will be the largest (in regard to total weight) that the Bulldogs have ever fielded, with all five starters over 300 pounds, three at 320 pounds or greater.

We’re just a few years removed from the last time Georgia boasted the biggest offensive line, not just in college, but on all levels of football.  It didn’t work out as well as we hoped, as I recall.

So, what about now?  Well, for one thing, Sam Pittman likes ’em big.  He’s gotten results, too.  As that linked piece noted, “One thing the above offensive lines have in common – they led the SEC in sacks allowed per game.”

The Dawgs aren’t quite there yet.  They finished third in the conference in sacks allowed per game last season.  But you have to think Pittman’s track record suggests he knows what to do with the beef once he gets it.


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3 responses to “Ours is bigger’n yourn’s.

  1. Is that where the beef was all along?


  2. Russ

    As we found out in 2011, big for the sake of being big doesn’t mean much. Big, mean and athletic works pretty well, though.


  3. W Cobb Dawg

    Four returning starters. Depth, experience and size matter.