Matthews dismissal shows Mark Richt’s challenge: Balancing need for talent, desire for discipline (UPDATED)
- 10:59 am Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 by Bill King
There are no clear-cut answers to Georgia’s continuing attrition problem, as Tray Matthews’ dismissal marks the latest departure from Mark Richt’s team.
In the short term, the Dogs still have a loaded, talented offense and the defense looks to be strong up front, but I expect every opponent on the 2014 schedule to test the depleted secondary by throwing long and often.
Mostly due to his inability to come back from a nagging hamstring issue, Matthews never became the dominant defender he’d shown flashes of in his first spring in Athens and, in fact, lost his starting safety job late in the [More]
Fan talk: Offensive line talent, defensive backfield concerns, true silver britches and Jacksonville! (Updated)
- 10:51 am Saturday, May 17th, 2014 by Bill King
Let’s get straight to some of this week’s Junkyard Mail. …
Larry Tucker writes: Bill, Any thoughts on why we seem to miss out on so many O-Line prospects? This year the state is loaded and already the top 5 are committed to out of state schools. When was the last time we have had an O-Lineman go in the first round of the draft?
First of all, Larry, I think it’s way too early to be fretting about the 2015 recruiting class. However, you’re not alone in worrying about how the OL will perform this coming season, particularly considering all [More]