On to Georgia

Discussion in 'Vols Football' started by justingroves, Sep 22, 2014.

  1. OrangeBlood79

    OrangeBlood79 Contributor

    I must have missed his comments regarding the OBC...?

    Pains me to think of the atrocity I witnessed the last time I was in Oxford. I sat beside an old man who only spoke to me when the Rebs scored or McCluster broke one for a big gain...so he never shut up. By his comments, you would've thought that Ole Miss was in the middle of defending a decade-long streak of SEC and National championships.

    I've never wanted to knock out an old man before or since that day...

    I don't know where he was on the depth chart but he has been, at the very least, a serviceable SEC lineman since last year. Considering our youth on the line, a veteran presence will be a very nice addition, even if all it does is provide a respite for the more talented Freshmen and Sophomores.
  2. OrangeBlood79

    OrangeBlood79 Contributor

    No sooner do I mention Patrick Brown and his somewhat encouraging tweet, do I read his article on TFP where he offers up yet another interesting stat...that makes me want to puke:

    Here's the article: LINK

    ...yet, then there's this line that offers at least a glimmer of hope:

    I know W. Michigan and Cincy aren't the best places to pad your resume with wins over ranked teams but, damn, 1-11?
  3. justingroves

    justingroves supermod

    Central Michigan was a lot of teams' homecoming games.
  4. OrangeBlood79

    OrangeBlood79 Contributor

    No doubt.
  5. NorrisAlan

    NorrisAlan Put Custom Title Here

    Yeah, he wasn't pulling in the talent at Central Michigan that he is pulling in here. You just cannot out coach someone with 4.9 guys going against 4.3 guys.
  6. justingroves

    justingroves supermod

    This is his 8th year as a HC and he's played 6 or 7 ranked teams in his year and 3 games here.

    Six years at CMU and Cincy, he faced 5 ranked opponents
  7. DarthVisor

    DarthVisor Active Member

    It has already been stated here, but Georgia's secondary is very, very suspect.
  8. limpleg

    limpleg He gone. No, really.

    I like not having to deal with a running qb, but I don't like an experienced and big line against our young guys. I hope we penetrate and make them change direction instead of accepting blocks, trying to read and trying to grab with one arm as Gurley blows by.
  9. govols182

    govols182 Honorary Mod

    UGA's OL isn't that great. Theus is probably the softest 5* OT to ever play and he's good for at least 3 penalties a game.
  10. Tar Volon

    Tar Volon Me Blog @RockyTopTalk.com

    I'd put him among the coaching elite. He didn't do much in year two at South Carolina. 3-5 in SEC play with wins over Mississippi State, Kentucky, and Vandy
  11. JT5

    JT5 Super Moderator

    Feels like 42-21.
  12. JT5

    JT5 Super Moderator

  13. DC Vol

    DC Vol Contributor

    If we somehow get Pearson/Wolf/Saulsberry/Scott back 100% I actually think we have a decent chance to at least keep this within 2 scores.
  14. kmf600

    kmf600 Energy vampire

    I'm saying we win with short field goal as time expires. 20-17 big orange.
  15. JayVols

    JayVols Walleye Catchin' Moderator


  16. NorrisAlan

    NorrisAlan Put Custom Title Here

    Who you callin' a Yankee?

    That said, burn it to the Atlantic, Butch. Burn it all the way to the sea.

    XXROCKYTOPXX Chieftain

    This is the kind of game where we need Worley to be accurate with the deep ball. If nothing else, we have to take at least 3-4 shots. UGA's secondary isn't going to be suspect if they don't have to honor it.
  18. JayVols

    JayVols Walleye Catchin' Moderator


    If you are from East Tennessee, you might not be a Yankee, but chances are your ancestors didn't vote for secession.

    But, that's not the point I was trying to convey.
  19. NorrisAlan

    NorrisAlan Put Custom Title Here

    Hell I am from south Florida and mothers family is from Michigan. Dads side is all southern though from Alabama and Mississippi.

    So it is all good ;)
  20. JayVols

    JayVols Walleye Catchin' Moderator

    You're more screwed up than us Melungeons.

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