Video: Georgia Coach’s Choke Sign To UF Kicker

Before Florida’s Chas Henry made the game-winning field goal in overtime against Georgia to give the Gators a 34-31 win in Jacksonville Saturday, Bulldogs head coach Mark Richt called timeout in an attempt to pile the pressure on Henry.

Georgia Coach Signals Choke At Florida Kicker

Also apparently part of Georgia’s psychologically-based strategy to distract the kicker at that time was Bulldogs defensive coordinator Todd Grantham repeatedly displaying the choke sign - with his hands around his own neck - in Henry’s direction.

From video of Grantham, he clearly gave the choke sign four different times - while throwing in what appeared to be some rather creative language for Henry’s benefit.
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UGA Warms Up In Red Helmets, Switches To Black

Here’s some photos of the black helmets worn today by the Georgia Bulldogs against Florida in Jacksonville. The team actually warmed up before the game in its traditional red lids, but then busted out black for the first time in school history.

Georgia Black Helmets Photos

(Why is Florida playing Grambling?)

As an alumnus of UGA, I’m not too keen on the change. Suppose it was done for merch and recruiting, but based on the reax I’ve seen, people aren’t all that excited about it.

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Knowing how things work in Athens, if Georgia wins today, they’ll break them out again at some point. Loss? Never see them again in our lifetime. Read more…