ATHENS — Kirby Smart usually lets the “G” on his team’s helmets do the talking, but this offseason the Georgia head coach has been particularly insistent the Bulldogs’ offense is better than some realize.
To be fair, Georgia was so dominant on defense that UGA could and often would play conservative and patient on offense, winning the turnover and field positions battles most every week.
It only made sense when one considers just how historically dominant Smart’s defense was, to the extent it allowed a modern-era record 6.9 points per game in the regular season and had five players selected in the first round.
“That’s all people talk about: five first-rounders on defense, that’s an unbelievable stat,” Smart recently said on the SEC Network’s Paul Finebaum Show.
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