Georgia Football: Best Program in Recent History* (video)

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Nov 29, 2014; Athens, GA, USA; The Georgia Bulldogs players run on the field before the game against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Sanford Stadium. Georgia Tech defeated Georgia 30-24 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

*Hypothetically, that is.

Mark Richt’s Georgia football teams have been frustratingly close to winning National Championships. The Dawgs have the opportunity to play for the Title in 2015.

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Despite having an immense amount of talent in recent years, Mark Richt and Georgia Football have become known for underachieving.  And I would have to agree with that, unfortunately. The Dawgs have underachieved.

I consider myself an optimist, however, so I don’t like to focus on the negative aspect. I instead like to focus on the fact that had the cookies crumbled in a just a slightly different way, under Mark Richt’s reign in Athens the Dawgs could have added at least three national titles to the ones they won back in 1942 and 1980. So, without further adieu, let’s dive into the hypotheticals, the what-ifs, and the alternate reality where Georgia rains supreme.

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