Georgia football enters the halfway mark in their schedule undefeated with all roads pointing to Atlanta
Georgia football head coach Kirby Smart is fond of reminding Dawgnation and the media that humility is a week away.
The intention of the message is that it doesn’t matter what the team has already done, all that matters is the next opponent.
Through the first seven games of the season, the Dawgs have absorbed their head coach’s mantra. Not once has it seemed like they were looking ahead. Each week, the opponent in front of them was the only thing on their minds.
The results reflect that.
Georgia football seasons are always broken into two halves, the half before the Cocktail Party and the Cocktail Party and beyond.
Entering the bye week, Georgia is 7-0. Unblemished. And outside of the opener against Clemson, none of the seven games were really ever in doubt.
The breather couldn’t come at a better time. The undefeated start is impressive without any context, but when you factor in that Georgia has been without expected key contributors George Pickens, Arik Gilbert, Arian Smith, Tykee Smith, and JT Daniels for almost the entire season, it makes it that much more remarkable.
The Bulldogs will use the off week to nurse as many of the wounded as possible back to health, while giving the rest of the roster an opportunity to recalibrate before the race to Indy kicks in to high gear.