After reading, my response to Saturday Down South’s “South Carolina football: 5 areas where Gamecocks are better than Georgia” is: only five?
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Wow. I have seen some delusional homer posts, but that one takes the cake. I burst out laughing when I got to quarterback.
Was going to review the QB math and decided that would be a sucker move on such a fairy tale.
I’m a glutton for punishment. Fromm rated out as the 8th best passer nationally last year. Bentley was 64th.
But Bentley was a better when throwing to the left facing the sun with the wind out of the west. You got to pick the data to make your point. Surprised he didn’t say that Fromm has never completed a pass at Williams-Brice
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“Surprised he didn’t say that Fromm has never completed a pass at Williams-Brice”
No, he didn’t, but Munson would have! Jeez, I remember going to WB fi n the 80s and Munson talking about what appeared to be the 1980s Dolphins combined with the 1980s Redskins and 1980s Giants and 49 niners in one USCE team. Man, could he worry with the best of them!!
The writer isn’t a South Carolina Homer, fwiw. He’s actually an Athens resident who has been a Georgia season ticket holder for years.
I guess it’s true then, every fanbase does have jackasses.
Or loonies. Could be a great guy to have a beer with, but not gifted in the ways of football. He could just be someone trolling sc fans to see how many fish he could get on one cast, or simply someone who didn’t have a sarcasm font. Couldn’t have grown up drinking from the Athens water supply and been this clueless. Darker option: could be a POW being held at a game bird fighting site and trying to signal he is under duress. Making stupid, ridiculous mistakes to signal a gun to their head has been a tactic for others when dealing with people who know nothing about the subject matter., Cock fans qualify in that scenario.
Or cynical option: He’s a freelance writer who needed a paycheck.
Maybe he’s pulling a Pat Dye and is purposefully providing additional locker room material.
Purposefully providing clickbait material …. seems to have worked. That story is loaded with comments from the sucker fish.
Maybe Kirby should go ahead and forfeit to save the embarrassment, we obviously have no chance.
Yeah, I was going to suggest that as well. I’m convinced that we’re doomed.
Good hell that guy is delusional. So: Bentley is better than Fromm, they have better WRs, better OC (I guess McClendon’s OC resume of one game – CCarolina – trumps everything Cheney has ever done), more RB depth (so much for Holyfield, Herrien and Cook), and so on.
He might as well extend that further and proclaim: WB stadium is better than Sanford, Columbia trumps Athens, Muschamp is better than Smart, Carolina is a better school than UGA, etc.
I almost spit out my coffee laughing this morning as I read that. Samuel may be the only guy on USCjr’s team that would start at Georgia. Bentley would ride the bench as 3rd team behind Fromm and Fields.
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Both sides are trying mighty hard to win this game on paper.
UGA is ranked 3rd nationally, won the SEC last season, won the Rose Bowl last season and never trailed Alabama in the national title game. On the other hand, South Carolina has never won a league title, only played for one league title and got beat by 40, never played in a bowl game better than the Cap One and they are currently riding a 4 game losing streak to…..Kentucky. Spare me the “both teams” trying hard to win this game on paper nonsense.
Should have said never trailed Bama “until the final play”.
Really only trailed them after the play. Better? Still hard to believe we lost that game, weren’t beaten, just lost (prefer that to giveaway.)
I liked the first version better.
Even the homer take couldn’t say anything comparatively good about carolina’s defense.
That “article” is silly…
Unless we have half a dozen turnovers or a rash of injuries I don’t see how SCAR wins this game. The talent gap is just too large. In the 4th quarter, we should see the depth of UGA begin to swing the battle into our favor.
This is known as the “Alabama Mouth” phase of Sakerlina’s game. The “Vanderbilt Ass” is scheduled to arrive Saturday at 3:30p EST.
Ah, Cackalacky. The hubris of Bama and the trophy case of Vandy.
So sc has better receivers than UGA but once Samuel went out last year Bentley had to do more with less? Tell that freelance writer to save me the roach!
Coach Smart, please let no player run his mouth this week. Let us walk in there silent and leave with their manhood just as silently, because we have been there before. We will leave the big talk to the idiots, while we silently lay waste to WB. This, more than anything else, will cow the cocky talk. It may even stunt their growth and development. This is bidness friend, and you need to be downsized.
Let’s hope they black it out. Please Agent Boom, call for a Black out.
I want another fan base to get all dressed up, feel the pre game excitement, get loud, and then watch their faces as that excitement is replaced by the soul crushing disappointment of misplaced expectations after a deliberate bludgeoning.
Time to pull out the red pants.
I thought the same thing, C. Black it out please, Boom. Pretty please.
TN has some smokey gray outfits they should never be seen in again.
Well….I did get a laugh. Can’t wait till Saturday.
Comparing a first year, unproven coordinator to a guy who coached our offense to the title game last year. This writer is either drunk or stupid.
…and he didn’t even talk about the results of the main responsibilities of the position…coordinating the offense. He mentioned recruiting and the less-than-equal raise of fellow coaches. He should have titled that paragraph differently me thinks. I cannot wait for this Satidy.
yeah, because our OC hindered? our recruiting? ever since Kirbs arrived?
Reminds me of having to write a 1000 word term paper and really only having about 500 words to say …so you embellish, re-state, over exaggerate, etc …including submitting foggy lines of reasoning that seem to come from nowhere and contain almost zero rationale for inclusion.
Saturday Down South is pretty terrible, but that’s even beyond the normal level of inane posts there. In what world is kicking a wash, leaving aside the other nonsense in there? They return a guy who went 14 of 25 last year, and Georgia has a guy who might win the Groza this year.
Because when Bentley and Samuel are scoring TDs, their kicker won’t even have to attempt any FGs. “You can’t miss what you don’t attempt.” — Michael Jordan
But seriously, that was the biggest thing I saw as well. You could argue that Bentley was more important to his team than Fromm was to his, because Bentley had fewer weapons. It’s a strained argument that I don’t agree with, but you can torture the logic to get there.
You can also argue that USC’s superior returning production at WR trumps UGA’s superior athletes at the position. Again, I don’t agree. But obviously not every 4-star WR recruit makes a big splash. And I can agree that Samuel is probably the best WR on either team. I think UGA’s athletic depth and TEs and RBs catching balls make up for Samuel’s prowess, but a homer can be excused for ignoring that.
But I can’t see how a guy who made 54% of his field goals is a push against a guy who made 88% of his. That’s kind of significant and I don’t see how you just wave your hands and dismiss it.
We might as well not even show up.
Crap like this is why we need to salt the earth in The Roach this Saturday if we can. No letting off the gas. Punish, punish, punish. If we’re up 63-3 and on their 2-yard line at the end of the game and go victory formation, I’m gonna be pissed we didn’t try to score 70.
We should go for two.
Did he just….hahahahaha…..say Jake…hahahaha….Bently’s better than…….hahahahaha…Jake Fromm? Dude, if I hadn’t read it myself, I’d swear this was Stingtalk.
UGA replacing Chubb and Michel is huge task. Just like there was no way to replace Gurley and Marshall. Please Lord, how will we ever recover after a back leaves?!?
The “Offensive Coordinator” section is insulting, doesn’t matter who the writer is or is not. SDS just lost a reader if they keep this type of nontalent on hand.
I stopped reading them long ago. Its a homer site for each team. It is not objective at all…
Reading the comments, even many of the fans seem to think much of it is hogwash.
As someone who’s job regularly involves cherry picking and manipulating data, usually to make a bullshit unsubstantiated point that would never pass the eyeball test…. I got nothing on these guys.
Do you work for a university institutional research, analysis, and reporting office?
Nah, he’s probably just another lawyer, lol.
Worse, finance, but we can’t do what we do without lawyers, so you can definitely still blame them.
I’m sorry, I couldn’t read any of that because of the glare off of this SEC Championship Ring. What’d it say?
After you manage to get the glare out of your eyes you must first pick up a pipe and smoke a rock, the size of the Dawgs 2017 SEC Championship ring, of the finest crack that’s ever been cooked. Only then will you be able to follow the reasoning that led to the conclusions this writer surmised.
Honestly, if the 5 areas listed in the article are the only ones where the Cocks are “better” than the Dawgs, then the game this Saturday should be as pleasant as a walk through Dudley Park on a beautiful fall afternoon in The Classic City. All 5 areas listed are true strengths of this years Dawgs team. Whereas I wouldn’t consider that to be the case for the Cocks after looking at the numbers. They also didn’t mention the OL, DL, or defensive front 7 and we all know that the LOS is where the game is won or lost in almost every game.
So McClendon, who I do have respect for and hope he gets a shot at HC one day, is a better OC because he recruits better? What does that have to do with play calling?
And don’t forget Cheney received the smallest raise on the staff.
this sounds sorta like UGA fans trying to talk ourselves into believing we really had a good shot getting Alabama in Athens in 2015,
Exactly. This feels just like the lead-up to that game. Hopefully we crush their aspirations the way Alabama did ours.
Bama in Athens in 2015 is a good analogy. Remember Miss St was supposed to give us a go last year, coming off their “big win” vs. LSU. Any takers on one play, one score like in the MSU beat down?
I bet scarolina will try it. They’re going to do all the tricks.
They will try something to get out early and enthuse the chickens in the stands.
“Jake Bentley had the same completion percentage (62.2) as Jake Fromm despite having considerably more attempts in two fewer games.”
Let’s see, those two extra games would be against Oklahoma and Alabama; great opportunities for Jake Fromm to pad his completion percentage stats against cupcakes in meaningless games. Great analysis…
I can’t wait…………….
I believe this guy thinks Mark Richt is still the head coach at UGA.
He left out the biggest reason…we’re going to get their best shot!
If I read that correctly, He believes they are better at coaching, players, handsomeness, scheme, trustworthiness, speed, strength, agility, and range of motion.
Anatomically, there is no such thing as a Game Cock. Gamecloaca would be the correct name. Like Boom’s irrepressible mouth, the cloaca is an internal orifice that is both an exit and entry hole. A douche bag would fit nicely.
Ladies and Gentlemen, say hi to Steve, our resident Poultry Science Major!
Steve, to help us better understand how our competition Saturday functions, can you give us the scientific name of the orifice through which our friend “Gallus Domesticus” eliminates waste? I’ve heard it called a “Spurrier” or a a “Muschamp”. Even a “Garcia” back in the day. Would you care to clear this up for the group?
Cowdog, I think the only animal health variable this weekend will be the feathers an English Bulldog gets stuck in his teeth and chicken bones he shits out on Sunday night.
Good try, Steve! The answer we were looking for was “Gamecock asshole”
Tune in next Saturday for our next query, “What is Middle Tennessee’s mascot and WTF are they doing in Sanford Stadium?”
Can’t believe the optimism from a fan base whose football team has won one….one divisional title, and never a Conference Championship.
The author of that article knew who his readers were and fed them something they wanted to hear. To hell with reality.
The SDS article doesn’t even qualify as “analysis” in any way. South Carolina has a better OC because. . . he’s a better recruiter and Chaney got the lowest salary bump in the off-season.
” there’s a push at punter and placekicker”
20 for 23 (87%).
4-7 from 40-49
2-2 from 50+
Parker White: 2017
4-12 from 40-49
0-2 from 50+
Nearly double the points.
31% better accuracy.
tremendously more accurate from 40+ where it really counts
“Depth at running back”
Fortunately the game is played on the field not just in someone’s imagination.
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