September 11, 2009
Justin: So the Joe Cox Non-Gunslinging experience vs. Stephen Garcia. Talk about your exciting offensive show down
Daron: yeah.Â Although, oddly, one team is at least sorta happy with how it’s week ended and oddly, it was the team that scored fewer points. Both look to have pretty legit defenses.
Justin: SEC defense continues to be the story
Daron: yeah. Â Â I think the big shocker for each offense wasn’t the play of the QB.Â Â I mean, both knew there was some erraticism possible
Justin: yeah. Well I don’t know that there was a lot of surprise in Carolina, nobody really thought that offense’d be competent.Â But (sight unseen for me, admittedly) Georgia was just bad against a defense that was equally bad last year
Daron: UGa gave up on the ground game in a hurry
Justin: Two things are safe to say: 1. Sturdivant’s got some bad luck and 2. AJ Green needs some damn help
Daron: UGA hadÂ 95 yards on 30 carries and 15-30 passingÂ for 5.4 yards an attempt. Mooooore blech
Justin: yeah that’s not shining. Nor does it bode well for Georgia’s run for New Years Day.Â Though to be fair, they may not need to be that good in the East this year, it seems
Daron: yea, UGa’s points both came on their opening drives of each half
Justin: yeah, I had heard that the scoring drives were impressive.Â But, onlyÂ Â 2 of them
Daron: last two drives illustrate this: Pass complete ( for a first down), Pass complete 4 yards, pass incomplete, pass incomplete, punt, and drive the second: Pass Complete (for a first down), rush for five, pass incomplete, pass incomplete, interception (on fourth down).Â No balance and absolutely no success
Justin: yeah. So this week then, with a non-flu-ridden Cox and the chance to get Green on some true Freshmen in the secondary
Daron: Normally, UGa wins this by eking something out
Justin: and they need to probably only get 17 points?
Daron: and that seems how it’ll happen
Justin: yea im thinking something like 17-7, Â 21-10 maybe
Daron: prob less than that. Realistically 10-7, 10-6, 13-7, 13-10 are the lines I’m thinking
Justin: Yeah. Also wouldn’t be surprised to see a defensive TD from either squad
Justin: Norwood destruction of Cox. Or somebody getting a gift from Mr. Garcia
Daron: Norwood and Matthews are going to be extra special sans a healthy LT.
Matthews was chasing down Russell Wilson last week, and Cox is no Wilson.
Justin: Yeah not the pair you want in that sitch
Daron: I think UGa pulls this out, but won’t be proud of it
Justin: Yea i’ll agree with that
Daron: To the tune of the scores I mentioned above, although with a defensive score it’ll shift into the realm which you predictedÂ other fun stat? SC had 6 sacks last week: 2 by norwood, 2 by Matthews
Justin: scary pair those,Â Â freaks
Daron: dear Joe Cox, it’s been lovely. I think this is a battle of who can be less inept.Â Or get lucky on defense
Georgia seems logically more likely to be less inept
Daron: Â I’m sticking with UGa. By three, but with no more than 17 points to their name