Going out with a bang

Three sacks yesterday, including the strip sack that changed the momentum of the game for good.  Helluva finish, Azeez.  Best of luck to you going forward.

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35 responses to “Going out with a bang

  1. spur21

    Best of everything to a DGD

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  2. Great DAWG! Glad he played yesterday, and I think he helped his NFL prospects.

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  3. Greg

    Helluva player, hope he makes it in the first round. On a side note, Adam Anderson also had a helluva game….looking forward to seeing more of him next season.

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  4. Eric Trowbridge

    The defense was getting close to the Sugar Bowl beatdown of Hawaii level of performance as the game wound down yesterday. It was fun to see.

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    • munsonlarryfkajim

      Let’s not get carried away. It was a solid performance especially once we figured out their back up German tackle was terrible. But Colt Brennan still has nightmares about the Sugar Bowl and our defense

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      • Eric Trowbridge

        Holding Cincinnati to 32 yards on its final 27 plays of the game and registering six second half sacks is pretty damn velociraptor-like. (You know, after the 79-yard TD run.)

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  5. akascuba

    DGD whose choose the love of of team mates over personal risk to one more time strap up with his brothers. What a way to go out! I hope your decision made you a boat of money. You sure looked like an NFL man.
    Nothing but the best wishes for your future.

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  6. Go, Azeez! Hope you make it big. DGD!

    Adam Anderson, you’re next at LBU.

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  7. Salty Dawg

    I know players do what’s best for them and chose to opt out BUT he set a DG example of being the definition of a team player. All the best to a DGD!

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    • originaluglydawg

      Imagine sitting it out and watching Azeez having a great game, and feeling like you really should have been there too. I believe a lot of the sitters probably had regrets even though they may never express that. I don’t see how you couldn’t.
      Best of luck to a damn fine Dawg that gave his all to the sweet end!
      Dawgs couldn’t have won this one had you sat out. Thank you sir!

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      • Tony BarnFart

        i dont normally do the radio broadcast, but synced it with the TV yesterday and then went on to listen to postgame show. The various roundtables postgame were wondering how the hell you must feel sitting at home watching all your teammates (brothers as they say) finish like they did yesterday. I “get it” on paper but not in practice, unless maybe i’m nationally a consensus top pick (and not even then if I’m the QB)

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  8. timphd

    Best of luck Azeez! Expect you to have a great career in the NFL. Thanks for playing your ass off for UGA.

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  9. debbybalcer

    We will miss him. I hope he has a great NFL career.

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  10. Scotty King

    Note to quitters (AKA opt outers) – One can improve one’s draft stock by having a good showing in a bowl game.

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  11. Hogbody Spradlin

    I’d like to think having lots of players leave early for the draft helps recruiting, but boy does it increase the wear and tear on a coach! If JT Daniels goes, Kirby is gonna age ten years in a week.

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  12. dawgman3000

    Time to get big Dawg, time to get paid! Best wishes Mr. Olujari.

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  13. Texas Dawg

    Nothing wrong with leaving early ONCE THE JOB IS FINISHED. Azeez did it the right way. Finish the season and then move on. What will be next? Will we have guys opt out mid season because we lost a couple of games? Richard LeCounte could have opted out, but busted his ass just to get one more PLAY not one more game. THESE are the guys you look to for leadership.

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    • Funny how you never hear the players complain about their teammates who opt-out the way the fans do.

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      • It can be both. The players want their teammates to do what’s best for them, but I guarantee you they would have liked for Cleveland and Stokes in particular to have been on the field with them.

        I imagine Stokes is probably regretting his decision not to play this morning.

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        • Maybe. I can also imagine Stokes hearing about D’Eriq King and thinking “there but for the grace of Gawd go I”.

          We’re all just speculating, man.

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          • Texas Dawg

            There is nothing in life w/o risk. LeCounte was injured in a non football accident. Should all players that are projected high daft picks cease any off field activity that carries any risk? Fields and Lawrence have been projected to be the top picks in the draft since the first of the year. Should priority number one be protecting their draft status? Should they have opted out before the season started, during the season, after the bowl games. If they are only doing “what is right for them” then they have no allegiance/duty to anyone else other than themselves. Either could have had a career ending injury at any point during the season. Winning the NC is not going to put a single additional $$ in either of their pockets. In all seriousness, where is the acceptable cut off line for taking the risk that comes with football?

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            • What is that, a rule? It’s an individual decision. You know, like the kind you and I make all the time.

              Why do you let these kids’ decisions bother you? It’s their business, not yours

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              • Texas Dawg

                You still never answered the question. Football is a TEAM sport not an individual sport. You are part of a team when you sign on, so the decisions you make affect many others. I have never heard a coach from my playing days or my kids playing days tell them to go out there an “do what is best for you with no regards for the team”. Obviously these “kids” decisions bother, excite, mystify, intrigue (chose your verb) you because GTP is built around the decisions of these individuals. How they perform, the decisions they make, keep you busy behind a keyboard. What they do on the field causes you to spend your money for tickets, travel, etc. What you call kids, the rest of the world calls adults since they can vote, sign contracts, get shot at (and killed) in the line of duty.

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                • Coaches leave all the time. Texas’ AD gave Herman a vote of confidence four days before signing say and canned him two weeks later.

                  Sauce for the goose.

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                • Texas Dawg

                  Coaches leave all the time. Texas’ AD gave Herman a vote of confidence four days before signing say and canned him two weeks later.
                  Sauce for the goose.

                  And that is just as wrong. They should allow any of those who signed under false pretense to void their letter of intent and commit elsewhere if they so choose.
                  (by the way, loved how you cut off further replies)

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                • By the way, I didn’t cut anything off. That’s on WordPress.

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      • archiecreek

        Senator,
        One reason you never hear players complain about teammates who opt out is the same that you don’t complain about colleagues,
        you may THINK it, but you NEVER say it.

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        • You must work in a very sheltered place. I’ve run a firm for decades and I’ve never seen staff bottle up issues about others.

          Beyond that, have you not been paying attention to players speaking out about coaches this season?

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  14. Dylan Dreyer's Booty

    I have a pet peeve: why do people say ‘I’d like to thank’ or ‘I would like to thank..”? What’s wrong with just saying ‘thank you for…’?
    ‘I’d like to thank makes it sound like you wish you could thank them, but you can’t. As if a ‘but’ is coming next: “I’d like to give you a million dollars, BUT my lottery ticket didn’t win”.

    There are tons of examples and it is a habit that people have become accustomed to: Politician – “I would like to apologize for________, (BUT I really didn’t do _________). At a ball game: The Braves would like to wish a happy 25th anniversary to Mr. & Mrs. Jones, (BUT we are worried that they are fooling around with others?)

    Thank you, Azeez for being a great asset to the team; thank you for leaving it all out on the field; thank you for giving all of us joy watching you play. And a HUGE thank youfor giving me the chance to get this pet peeve off my chest. 😉

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    • Dylan Dreyer's Booty

      Almost forgot: THANK YOU, Senator doing all the work you do, all year long keeping this place afloat. I am very grateful, and I only hope it is a labor of joy for you.

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  15. bigjohnson1992

    The kid earned a first round grade last night. Playing in the bowl game CAN be a good thing.

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