- 5:56 pm Saturday, October 11th, 2014 by Bill King
My middle brother Jonathan, the family optimist, who in the midst of all the woe-is-us reaction to Todd Gurley’s suspension this week preferred to see the road game against Missouri as “an opportunity” for the Dawgs, texted me shortly after Saturday’s final whistle:
Fortunately, Mark Richt’s Bulldogs were of the same mind as Jon, with young tailbacks Nick Chubb and Brendan Douglas, quarterback Hutson Mason and, especially, the much-maligned Georgia defense stepping up big in the absence of Heisman candidate Gurley.
Me, I thought the Bulldogs might be able to pull a close one out, maybe by a field goal, if [More]
- 8:04 pm Saturday, September 27th, 2014 by Bill King
It’s a good thing Todd Gurley has strong legs, because thanks to continued defensive problems against the pass and inferior quarterback play that made Georgia’s offense one-dimensional, the magnificent tailback had to carry his team to its squeaker victory over a young, modestly talented Tennessee team Saturday at Sanford Stadium.
The win but gave the Dogs five in a row over the Vols and evened the series at 21-21-2.
Gurley’s career-high 208 yards on 28 carries, resulting in two touchdowns (including one on a 51-yard run in the fourth quarter), was the most rushing yards by a Bulldog in a game since [More]
- 9:24 am Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 by Bill King
Welcome to the new location for the Junkyard Blawg! In case you missed it, here’s my most recent post …
The other day a Bulldogs fan asked me to look into my crystal ball a bit and predict whether potential Heisman Trophy candidate Todd Gurley will go down in the annals of UGA football as one of the program’s greatest backs.
My answer was that, if he is 100 percent healthy this season and remains that way, he certainly would at least merit being in the conversation.
Gurley definitely is one of the most talented running backs I’ve ever seen playing in Athens. [More]