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He's 'da man.

Yes, the “ridiculously small sample size” rule is in effect here, but if you want to get some idea of how important Kirby Smart is to Georgia’s recruiting efforts, check out this survey.

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One thing Kirby's got going for him.

Nice schedule, fellas.

Power 5 teams facing the fewest 2015 bowl or playoff teams
Clemson, Georgia, Florida each face just 5

— Phil Steele (@philsteele042) …

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Everybody's a comedian.

By now, I assume you’ve heard that the underage drinking and fake ID charges against Jonathan Ledbetter have been dismissed.  (Although Chip Towers is reporting that it’s unlikely that will lead to Ledbetter’s suspension for the opener being changed.) 387 more words

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Opening act

Nick Saban, Kirby Smart and the story of a flashy, neutral-site opener:

“It started as a recruiting strategy by Nick,” said Georgia head coach Kirby Smart, who served on Saban’s defensive staff for the past nine seasons, “which paid unbelievable dividends, because we go into (Atlanta in 2008 to play) Clemson, and just smash them that one game (34-10), and it kind of started the program, and it set a trademark.

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The risk/reward ratio of Isaiah McKenzie

Question for you, Shane Beamer.

McKenzie is the main punt returner, barring injury (and he’s had a few) or something else. The 5-foot-8 (in high tops) speedster is a threat to score every time he touches the ball, and owns four career punt return touchdowns.

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The X factor's X factor

I know I’ll probably get some pushback on this, but as much as I’d like to point to all sorts of things being the key to Georgia’s success in the SEC this season, I can’t help but think it really boils down to one item:  Nick Chubb’s health. 308 more words

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Old habits die hard.

While on ESPN’s Championship Drive podcast, Kirby Smart had a few things to say about his new team’s mindset that weren’t exactly flattering.

“I don’t think our players realize how hard they have to work to be great,” Smart said.

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