The national title race became a hot topic this week due to the release of the initial BCS standings. The Bulldogs were fourth, behind Southern California, Texas and Virginia Tech.
"We were about where everybody thought we'd be," Richt said. "It's definitely exciting to have all the possibilities out there in front of you."
It will be tough for Georgia to get into the BCS's final game if two of the top three teams end the season undefeated.
"It's frustrating, but as of now, we're not focusing on the BCS," tight end Martrez Milner said.