If you want the tl;dr version of Seth Emerson’s Georgia preview ($$) — not that I’m recommending you skip his well-written analysis (in fact, I almost took his intro as the source for an Envy and Jealousy post) — it’s in these three pics from his piece:
Shorter Seth Emerson charts: this Georgia team is frickin’ loaded.
There’s only one little thing.
No, this is not a make-or-break year for Georgia. But already the whispers have begun about Smart not winning it all despite all this great recruiting. And it’s been pointed out by plenty that Smart and Richt’s first three years were almost identical. If this year falls short of a championship, or even the playoff, the chirping will get louder.
That may be unfair. Smart has done a fantastic job so far. The state of the program is strong.
There’s only one thing missing.
Alabama has been both Kirby Smart’s blessing and curse. It’s time for Georgia to get over the hump.