Georgia’s Athletic Director Greg McGarity might have been prescient when he asserted earlier this season that Georgia Tech, and not Florida, is really the Bulldogs’ biggest rival.
Who would have predicted a month ago that so much would ride on this weekend’s in-state matchup?
Now the Bulldogs, suddenly catapulted to No. 3 in the BCS standings, must withstand a visit from Georgia Tech before turning their attention to the SEC Championship game, likely against No. 2 Alabama.
And then, maybe, the national title game?
Not so fast, says Georgia head coach Mark Richt.
“Right this minute, all I can think about is Georgia Tech,” Richt told reporters on Sunday. “Does anybody want to talk about Georgia Tech?”
Richt noted that one motivator for Saturday’s game, aside from keeping national