Georgia Head Coach Mark Richt relays a consistent message of enthusiasm for his Bulldog team of 2011. With a highly touted recruiting class and a strong field general in quarterback Aaron Murray, Richt believes his team could be special.
On the defensive side of the ball Richt says his team has a better understanding of the 3-4. After defensive coordinator Todd Grantham implemented the system last year.
"The coaches are much more comfortable, the players are much more comfortable. I think we've got the right players in the right positions. You know being able to recruit an entire class toward this defensive scheme," said Richt.
Defensive tackle and junior college signee, John Jenkins, could play a vital role in the dog’s defense. Senior Linebacker Christian Robinson believes the big man should make an impact for UGA's defense.
"Hopefully I won't even have to worry about any other lineman on the other side of the ball and if they're blocking me, then they're not blocking him so I'm hoping he'll do well," said Robinson.
"Just work ethic, hard work equals success. I live by that motto and if you work hard good things are going to happen for you," said Goodrum.
"We are going to spread them out, there's a little bit more motion involved than what we've been doing. You know, the calls and checks, get out there a little bit differently than what we've been doing, but everything really came together very well in the spring. A little quicker than I expected actually," said Williams.
The fall of 2013 will be Mercers first football season. Mercer Head Football Coach, Bobby Lamb, is busy recruiting his first class that will come in February of 2012. Lamb says Mercer brings the best of both worlds for a recruit.
"We want to play hard at all times and we want to establish a winning tradition and a championship tradition and if we can do that and with the combination of our academic side, we'll have one of the best universities in the