A 10-4 season--including an 8-game win streak sandwiched by two disappointing losses--has Georgia fans looking ahead to what could be their run in the sun. The schedule sets up nicely for Mark Richt and company, a point not lost on this Yahoo! Sports contributor:
Every September in Athens, Georgia, the Georgia Bulldogs begin their season in front of a deafening crowd of more than 92,000 fans in Sanford Stadium, hoping to give them an SEC Championship as well as a National Championship.For the past couple of seasons, though, the Dawgs have been out of contention by the time October rolls around.
As a Bulldogs fan, this trend has become increasingly frustrating, especially as I look around and see four other SEC schools win National Championships the past six seasons. However, this frustration will only be short lived. Corey Smith sings that "", and for Bulldog fans, that day will come in 2012.
Looking ahead to 2012, the Bulldogs' schedule sets them up perfectly for a run at perfection. LSU and Arkansas were already left off the Georgia schedule for 2012 before the SEC expanded and reshaped the schedules of its teams. With the addition of Missouri to the SEC East, the Tigers bounced the national champion Alabama Crimson Tide off the schedule as well.
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