Posted: 5:33 pm Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Oh, the idiocy! Our annual pigskin picks are here! 

By Mark Bradley

Last season ended with the ACC rising above the SEC. (Chris Carlson)

Last season ended with the ACC rising above the SEC. (Chris Carlson)

Because there’s no better way to start off a long holiday weekend than by calling me an idiot, we present an abbreviated look at the annual Memorial Day college football predictions, which are available in full on myajc.com and are scheduled to run in Sunday’s AJC.

Georgia will win 10 games and the SEC East.

Georgia Tech won’t win 10 games or the ACC Coastal.

An SEC team will face an ACC team for the national championship.

The ACC team will prevail.

I’d tell you more, but that’s enough to get you started. All together now: “Bradley, you’re an idiot!”

And a happy holiday to you, too.

261 comments
5DayHiker
5DayHiker

It must be summer when UGA wins the MNC.  This really gets old, same song, second verse, a little bit louder, a little bit worse.  MEH!!

BrownianMotion
BrownianMotion

are there more trailers per capita in alabama, tennessee or west virginia?

GTBee
GTBee

Our 'sheriff'? Didnt he sucker punch you fools his very first trip to Athens!?

GTBee
GTBee

As long as Spurrier is around - not sure why you always pick UGA. What is Spurrier's record vs UGA the last 25 times he's played them?

Dawg350
Dawg350

Tech will finish anywhere between 0-12 and 4-8! UGA rules tech and always!

bigmacondawg
bigmacondawg

Another typical year for Tech.  6 or 7 wins.  Won't be long and Ga Southern or Georgia State will be the #2 team in the state.  Keep that coach, boys.  Your "New Sheriff" that took over after Gailey is a doozy!

GO DAWGS!!!

Dawg350
Dawg350

UGA is going to Columbia sc and pluck the feathers off of those chickens! First we are going to skin those tigers first! Tiger meat and chicken food! Let the big Dawg eat baby!

ColumbusDawg
ColumbusDawg

Saw an article somewhere, maybe Bleacherreport, "Championship or bust" for Spurrier in 2014. Reading between the lines, and from Spurrier's own mouth about "Not" ready to retire, ect.,ect. IMO, if he does not get one very soon, then he may just be ready to bow out. Thompson is a senior, and nobody knows who Stevie will have to choose from in 2015. Personnally, I do believe the Dawgs will leave Columbia with a win, leaving Stevie with a long row to hoe.

BrownianMotion
BrownianMotion

georgia should win the east this year--sc's D isn't going to be that good.  ga will beat fla and tenn again easily. how long will florida fans put up with muschamp after he lost to lowly georgia southern, in a lower division???  embarrassing. 

Dawg350
Dawg350

UGA will finish 15-0 baby! Book it! Let's go dawgs!

Joemac48
Joemac48

15-0?? Get a life. The BEST the record for UGA this season will be 9-3.They will lose at least 3 of the following....

Clemson, South Carolina, Missouri, Florida, and Auburn. With a suspect QB and a suspect defense, they could lose all 5, but will manage to win 1 or 2 of those. Trust me when I add that Tennessee and Vandy will not be easy wins either. The East winner will come from the Missouri - South Carolina game. None, however, will be able to knock off the West champ, either Bama or Auburn, or overlooked LSU. All 3 are better than anyone in the East

Dawg350
Dawg350

UGA will finish 15-0! Tech will finish 0-12! Go dawgs!

SnoopDawg
SnoopDawg

This vet says pass the koolaid, Markt!

WDE
WDE

To all the Vets no matter what team you pull for .....Thank You for your service !!

TruthFirst
TruthFirst

I wonder how long the north avenue trade school will fail to schedule Georgia State - oh wait, GSU would win hands down

cloudodust
cloudodust

Interesting and in depth analysis on the SEC East. More to follow as the police blotter takes it's summer toll.

ColumbusDawg
ColumbusDawg

One thing is totally obvious, Bama posters who use "BamaRuler",. "BIG" Crimson, or are absolutely STUPID enough to put a picture of Steven Seagal by their post more than likely suffer from the syndrome caused by being "smaller" than most men.

FootballTopFan
FootballTopFan

FootballTopFan anxiously await the start of  the college football season....

TheOldGuy
TheOldGuy

Georgia will be ok because they are in better shape than people think.


Tech will be ok because they play a weak schedule.  Its the same as every other year.


Alabama and Auburn and LSU and FSU will win because they do not care about academics.


South Carolina will lose because Steve Spurrier is their coach and there is a God.

GTBob
GTBob

UGA goes 9-3 at best. GT goes 8-4. Neither will win their division.

LastSurvivor
LastSurvivor

Can't believe I wasted a click on this link!

Birmingham__Jacket
Birmingham__Jacket

I don't see Georgia winning 10 games. New QB and mediocre defense.

Tech will struggle to win 6 games. Great that Johnson is graduating players, but he's not recruiting well enough to make us a legitimate contender in The ACC. 50/50 as to whether he keeps his job after this year.

Dawg350
Dawg350

Yeah...but what happened the rest of the years?

Dawg350
Dawg350

There you go again.....living vicariously thru another team. Wow a tech tradition.

BrownianMotion
BrownianMotion

@ColumbusDawg steve makes 4 million, plays golf at augusta and the other top clubs, hits the beach at his condo and beach house whenever he wants, wins 9-10 games every year with a huge bonus, is a hero in the state---why retire?  keep coaching, bringing in alll that green

Dawg350
Dawg350

Tech mac 48!

Sorry I didn't read that gibberish! Tech is cesspool.

PaulinNH
PaulinNH

@TruthFirst 

Are you talking about the GSU that UNH beat by 3 TDs in Atlanta or is there another one?

GTBob
GTBob

@TheOldGuy Yeah, its a shame that GT doesn't have great teams like Troy, Tennessee, Kentucky, Vandy, Arkansas, Florida, and Charleston Southern on the schedule. Man, I don't know how UGA competes with a gauntlet like that. Even the supposedly good teams on the schedule like SC, Clemson, and Missouri will likely be down this year. The only team UGA plays this year that is likely to be really good is Auburn. Yet you guys will still find a way to lose 3-4 games.

GTBob
GTBob

@Birmingham__Jacket  We have competed for the ACC almost every year CPJ has been here. This year likely wont be any different.

GTBob
GTBob

@Dawg350 Coming from someone who thinks his team is great just because they play in the same conference as real teams like Alabama, LSU, and Auburn is pretty humorous.

Dawg350
Dawg350

Big Macon

Hope you had a great Memorial Day!

MikeBanning
MikeBanning

@GTBob

Why do you embarrass GT fans and post idiotic stuff like that?

Out of the last 13 years (the CMR Era), UGa has had a tougher schedule for something like 12 of the 13 years, the only year when UGA didn't have a tougher SoS (Sagarin) was in 2009 when we lost to Iowa in OB, but then again UGA beat us that year also, with a roster of "all-timers" like Joe Cox,  Caleb King and Washaun Ealey.

Your ad nauseum attacks of everything-UGA is a source of embarrassment for GT as an institution.

TheOldGuy
TheOldGuy

@GTBob @TheOldGuy  I would veture that  Troy, Tennessee, Kentucky, Vandy, Arkansas, and Florida would probably all kick Tech's rear ends  if Tech played them.


In fact, Tech may be the third best 1A team in the state this year after the Geogia Southern game. Won't that be a hoot?

Nate-the-Great
Nate-the-Great

Congrats on competing to be the tallest midget in the room. Way to go you rambling wreck!!

Stevenwb7
Stevenwb7

@GTBob @Stevenwb7 That's not what you stated. You stated that Dawg350 thinks UGA is great bc UGA is in the same conference as Real teams like Alabama, LSU, and Auburn. 


I'm stating that against those REAL TEAMS UGA is 12-8 over the last 10 years. 


You are the worst. You pick and chose what is important to you. You bash UGA, while Tech is horrible. UGA has been very close to play for a NC twice in that time frame. What does tech have?, and don't give me "Tech will never compete, TECH will never be able to compete crap". If Stanford can compete, than tech can too buddy.

When it comes down too it, you are just a simple troll that takes pleasure in ripping dawg fans. I think that's why you are a tech fan, not bc you love GA Tech, but bc you hate UGA. What a pathetic existence.  


What happens when UGA does get back to the game one day? Will you shutup or take back what you have said in the past? No, you will just blame it on how other teams are down or they got lucky. 


Answer this one question. Would you want GA TECH to trade spots with UGA over the past 20 years of seasons W-L in football. If the answer is No, than you are not a TECH football fan and a plain idiot. 



Dawg350
Dawg350

Bob

We will win a championship this year! The past is the past! Nobody in the sec wants any of UGA baby.

GTBob
GTBob

@Stevenwb7 Nobody cares about your record against those teams in the last 10 years. What they do care about is the fact that Auburn, LSU, and Alabama compete for titles and UGA doesn't.

Stevenwb7
Stevenwb7

@GTBob @Dawg350 Wrong again Bob. Since 2004 games (went back 10 years) played.  


UGA 4  LSU 2

UGA 2  BAMA 2

UGA 6  Auburn 4


UGA 9 GT 1

Dawg350
Dawg350

I don't care about that conference stuff.....we beat Lsu the last time we played them....plus we have beaten auburn 6 of the last 8. So there ya go bumble bee.

bigmacondawg
bigmacondawg

Thanks! You too.

Looking forward to this season. If Priutt can get the Junkyard back into our D, we should win a lot of games.

GTBob
GTBob

@MikeBanning Im sorry that I don't harass recruits on twitter or make up deragatory nicknames for all of GTs players simply because I hate them with a passion. Then I would be a great fan like the wonderful WnE/MikeBanning. You are an embarrassment to all of the normal UGA fans out there.

GTBob
GTBob

@Birmingham__Jacket Yep, two years ago in a let down game right after an overtime loss to a Miami team that you are convinced we will never beat again. I guess when VT lost to James Madison a couple of years ago after a let down against Boise St you must have thought they were the worst team in college football huh? How about when Alabama lost to La Monroe? They should have fired Saban on the spot.

Birmingham__Jacket
Birmingham__Jacket

"No way we would lose to Troy or Kentucky. You are basically saying we would go 1-3 against Arkansas, Tennessee, Vandy, and Florida"

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We lost 49-28 to Middle Tennessee State at home. 

GTBob
GTBob

@Birmingham__Jacket Saying that UGA has mostly weak teams on their schedule and saying that UGA is much more talented than Tech will ever be is not talking in circles. The two statements arent even related.

Also, I know you think its cute to bash Tech every chance you can get, but pretending they would go 3-3 at best against the teams above doesn't make you a better fan. No way we would lose to Troy or Kentucky. You are basically saying we would go 1-3 against Arkansas, Tennessee, Vandy, and Florida, four teams that went a combined 21-28 last year with most of their wins coming against each other. Yeah, we would have absolutely no chance against those juggernauts.

Also, you may be confusing TheOldGuy with OldJacketFan but TheOldGuy is certainly not a Tech fan. 

Birmingham__Jacket
Birmingham__Jacket

The Old Guy is a Tech fan.

You speak in circles Bob. On one hand, you say that UGA is so much better than GT we should drop them from the schedule. On the other, you're saying they succeed only because they play a weak schedule.

At best, we would go 3-3 against Troy, Tennessee, Kentucky, Vandy, Arkansas and Florida. You have a short memory. We didn't fare too well against Ole Miss, and we lost a lot of players from that team.

GT will not win 8 games this year even with the weak schedule. 7 will be lucky. We lack the roster.

GTBob
GTBob

@TheOldGuy We will beat Southern by 4TDs. The rest we would beat by 2 TDs. Except Vandy, that would only be a 1 TD win. I know you think Tech is the absolute worst college football team in the history of college football and that UGA is the best team that ever put cleats on but you may want to come back to reality every once in a while. Those teams are awful and you get several free wins against them. You really shouldn't complain about everyone elses schedule when more than half of your schedule is a bunch of cupcakes.

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