Georgia gained the sport, 26-14, behind a terrific efficiency from freshman huge receiver George Pickens. Nevertheless, when assessing his staff, he tempered the hype and stated the longer term was brilliant provided that the staff continues to work on it and doesn’t get misplaced within the media.
“To be sincere with you, the longer term is simply brilliant if these guys proceed to work as a result of there is a illness that creeps in at Georgia the place children consider they’re higher than they’re and so they learn their very own press clippings,” Good stated.
Good stated the staff chaplain talked about one thing comparable earlier than the sport.
“He principally stated that if you begin studying about your self and believing your personal press clippings is if you begin to fall,” Good stated. “These children that you simply simply talked about are large gamers. However they’re going to solely be pretty much as good as they are often in the event that they keep as hungry as they’re. Once they’re not hungry, you turn into common. A few of that, I believe, has affected us up to now.
“We have to discover a manner on this program to not let that creep in and [to] preserve that very same starvation you had as a younger participant. As a result of we have had it occur to a number of guys that had been actually hungry after which they turn into full.”
Georgia finishes the 12 months 12-2 and runner-ups to the SEC champion LSU Tigers. The Bulldogs narrowly missed having a School Soccer Playoff berth however losses to the Tigers and South Carolina nixed that.