“I've got a feeling this game could get a little bloody,” Richt said. “I think both teams are tough physically, and I think both teams have got outstanding backs that can pound. I know both teams know how to throw and catch, history has proven that, but before it's over it may get down to a little bit of a fistfight."
Bulldogs defensive lineman Sterling Bailey picked up on that theme and ran with it.
“We’re both going to come out swinging,” Bailey said. “We’re not going to back down and they’re not going to back down.”
Mason said he expects a “big, physical, downhill game. May the toughest man win so to speak.”
Bobo expects the Gamecocks, already 0-1 in the SEC, to play hard.
“We’ve got to match their intensity,” he said.
This and that
Georgia Tech returned 2,000 tickets for its Nov. 29 game at Georgia out of 10,000 it was allotted. Those tickets are on sale to Hartman Fund donors at $90 each. Any remaining tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday. The tickets are in the 600 level.
The kickoff for Saturday’s game is 3:39 p.m.
Gurley sat down with ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt Tuesday for a segment that will air Saturday morning on College GameDay
Asked if Brice Ramsey was the No. 2 quarterback for the Clemson game, Bobo offered only this: “We didn’t play a No. 2 guy,.”