UGA players, recruits react to Richt news: ‘Georgia will miss you’
The announcement on Sunday that Georgia head coach Mark Richt would be stepping down sent some considerable waves throughout the college football landscape.
During his 15-year career in Athens, Richt accumulated 145 victories, nine bowl wins, six division titles, and two conference titles. He’s also generally known as a quality individual — rooted in integrity and character.
Current and former Georgia players and various recruits took to social-media platforms to publicly display their thoughts on the firing.
Coach Richt taught me a lot of great things about life but the biggest was to always trust God. He talked the talk and walked the walk.
— David Pollack (@davidpollack47) November 30, 2015
Coach Richt probably was the only one that could of convinced me to stay just a sad day for me as a Dawg
— L8F4➰➰ (@Floyd_XXXking) November 30, 2015
Coach Richt not only helped me become the best Qb I could be but an even better man! The life lessons you taught us will forever live on in me. We all have flaws or issues but it was a pleasure to spend some special years being coached & mentored by you coach. This was the last photo we took together after we won the 05' SEC CHAMPIONSHIP & you said from day 1 I would leave UGA with a smile on my face…and WE BOTH DID. Georgia will miss you that's for sure but I know GOD has already ordered your steps for the next chapter of your life. You may be gone but they can't take the memories from us!! MUCH LOVE TO A #DGD #ThankYouCoach
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Not watching one Georgia football game next year… Wow
— Chris Burnette (@Chrisburnette68) November 29, 2015
I have 100% faith in UGA bringing in the right man. I've committed to the program and will always be a dawg. Gotta stay positive
— Big Country (@BenCleveland74) November 29, 2015
— Mr. UNO™〽️ (@bendavis_1) November 29, 2015
Richt gone 😕
— Dreak (@Dreak_1) November 29, 2015
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