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Ally will beat the crap out of Uga.
If the butt sniffers get away with HOLDING our DLine as they have in the past, it will be a tough game. I hope that the officiating crew learns what holding looks like with UGly's Olinemen since they have been blind in the past even when our DTs are getting their jerseys ripped off.
one reason they won't.....SOS..., he OWNS the bitches.
last year they were gonna whip SC because they "start slow"....and "it's gonna be mid-season this year". i correctly pointed out to some uga friends that would buy 21 some extra time to get his legs back. they are scared...as they should be
erin will be bamby in headlights again
Making bets and cashing checks
Anyone that says their team is easily going to win this game needs to take off their colored Ben Franklin bifocals. To me it comes down to these points,
For Gamecocks on Offense,
1. Can we run the ball? Lattimore has been instrumental in winning the last 3 years against Georgia. Even when Lattimore didn't make a big play, the Georgia defense crashed down on the run game. Also, Lattimore is a HUGE reason the zone read has been successful with Shaw. Another element I think people overlook is Lattimore's ability to block. Are Wilds, Davis, and Shaw good enough to make Georgia respect the run game? If not, I hope Spurrier elects to use Thompson more than Shaw.
2. Can we take advantage of a very inexperienced Georgia defense? I think we should be able to as long as the "Stagnant" USC offense that we all hate doesn't show up in Athens. This is the offense where Shaw holds on to the ball and refuses to pass, and then the run games gets stuffed. The best match up we have is with our tight ends. I hope we take advantage of this with some intermediate range passing. One small beef I have with Spurrier is he will get into a mode where it is all or nothing in the passing game and couple it with running up the middle. This INFURIATES me!!!
For Gamecocks on Defense,
1. Can the Gamecock defensive stop the Georgia run game? We have lost very experienced LB's. We may be overall more athletic at the position, but the talent is unproven. I think having Clowney helps with this, but doesn't completely negate the problem. This worse case scenario for us is to have a game similar to LSU last year, but I don't think Georgia has the offensive line or running backs to do this. We'll see....
2. The passing game comes down to the defensive line as usual. Can Clowney and company disrupt Murray for the whole game? For me, I think that if Clowney and company can't get to Murray on a regular basis we lose. Murray with time in the pocket is the last thing we want, because I don't think our secondary can handle this. Last year Murray was shell shocked and didn't have a good game. However, Murray is defiantly capable of torching our defense if given time. Just look at the 2011 game for evidence of this. I don't think our offense if capable of winning a shootout like last time in Athens. Especially with the loss of Lattimore, Alshon, and Ace Saunders.
For special teams I hope it is a wash. Does Georgia have a good return specialist? Ace Saunders will be missed at the position on our side. If anything I hope we take our time and be sure handed in the return game. We can't afford a special time cluster F$%@ like Florida last year . On a side note, I think USC needs to recruit a track star every other year, teach him to tackle, and put him on special teams. Byrd has been instrumental in halting large returns or potential touchdowns in the return game. I hope we continue to get guys like Byrd. Anyway, this game is going to be exciting. If we win I think we are set for the East.
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