Well, after a rather long hiatus, we’re back. Due to some real-job goings on and Little Lugnut Dawg having to go into the hospital the weekend of the Auburn game and having some after-effects, it’s been awhile (update on Little Lugnut coming at some point down the road).
At any rate, this is the least favorite time of the year. There’s too much time, as Munson would say, until the season gets here. All that’s left to do is think ahead to preseason camp and pray to all things holy that no UGA players do anything knuckleheaded off the field. It doesn’t help that the offseason will drag by at a snail’s pace with the looming trainwreck that is the Braves (thanks for the screw job, Frank Wren).
Speaking of that schedule, there’s a lot of time to mull over how it may shake it out. Here’s how it could turn out, week to week.
Sept. 5, Louisiana-Monroe
Should be a steady diet of getting things in sync and hopefully, time for Ram-Bau-Park to get a good feel for the offense
Sept. 12, at Vanderbilt
Nice scheduling break here, getting a first SEC road game for a new QB against a lower-rung team of the conference.
Sept. 19, South Carolina
This’ll be a war, as always. No beating around the bush. USCe’s offensive holes do make you feel a tad better until you realize the HBC is on the other sideline.
Sept. 26, Southern
Are they bringing their band?
Oct 3, Alabama
Possibly the most anticipated home game in Athens since many of us 30ish Dawgs were in diapers. The shot at Bama for the first time since five yards short? The first trip to Athens since a darker shade of jersey out? The atmosphere itself will be worth being in Athens for.
Oct. 10, at Tennessee
This has trap game all over it, being on the road and a week after what will be a charged game against Bama.
Oct. 17, Mizzou
Who’d of thought four years ago that Missouri would be a game with heavy SEC East implications riding on it?
Oct. 31, Florida
Given the rebuilding in Jortsville, Georgia should win. We said that last year, too
Nov. 7, Kentucky
Scrappy Kentucky team could prove to be a speed bump in between a pair of rivalry games.
Nov. 14, at Auburn
I’m more worried now that Bobo is not around to counter Muschamp. Take away the UF game last year, and Georgia had an apparent advantage. Not so sure now, although that could change.
Nov. 21, Georgia Southern
With GSU no longer running a true option, this game is less of an advantage preceding Tech. Georgia Southern now has a bunch knowing they can hang with big-time teams and be in the game. That could be scary for Georgia, especially if it is banged up or deshoveled after a loss to Auburn, if it happens.
Nov. 28, at Georgia Tech
Only thing worse than losing to the NATS? Losing to them twice in a row.