Jacory: I don't believe our O can be stopped

Jacory Harris talked about a number of things a few days before the big game against Georgia Tech. Read on to see what he's saying.

On Not having a letdown after the win at Florida State…
"That's one thing this team understands. We understand we have a lot more work to do. We have a whole season in front of us. We won against Florida State, but now it's Georgia Tech week. Georgia Tech has beaten us for the past four years. Everybody on this team has been beaten by Georgia Tech. Nobody has won against them. That'll be a sour taste if we don't come out with a victory."

On Last Year's Georgia Tech Football game…
"There were a lot of moments from that game you'd like to have back – I threw an interception on a little comeback route, could have had another touchdown," Harris said. "There are a couple of things (you want back). You look at it and correct those mistakes."

Does scoring early change Georgia Tech offensive strategy…
"These first two games they haven't really been behind, they have always been in a comfortable lead so they can try new things. It helps them. That's the type of team it is. If you're just running (the ball) every play, sooner or later you're going to get tired. The fourth quarter is when we scored the most points last week. We're going to have to step it up through all four quarters, make sure we score points."

On how being on campus changed since the FSU win…
"It got a little more exciting on campus. Now everyone has something to look forward to in the season. Last year, we lost to Florida and everyone was down, `oh, man we're going to have a losing season,' some students would say. Now it's exciting. I'm the type of person, I accept everything. Someone (on campus) says `good game,' I just keep going. I have to get to class."

On how long it took to get feeling back in his arm from the hit during the FSU game…
"During the game, I didn't get the feeling back (in my fingers), but I had to play with it, (The next day ) it was still the same. I guess it was my funny bone, a nerve. Things were kind of numb. I'm alright (now)."

On why he was so calm after the win while everyone else was jumping around…
"Nobody knew what was really going on with me, I didn't want to run on the field and be happy (if refs said the last play was a catch) – as soon as they found out he didn't catch the ball I started celebrating."

On dealing with a bigger playbook…
"[Coach Whipple] is a very calm guy. He understands everything we go through. (The playbook) didn't get opened up (against FSU) – we repeated some plays. It was to the point where he calls something and I know it'll be open for a touchdown probably. I got nervous when I knew a play would be successful – it kind of got to me."

On how confident the offense looked…
"You have to have that feeling. As soon as we walk on the field it's `they're giving us this coverage against this play, something's going to be open.' The offensive line, receivers, running backs, me, we all have so much confidence in what we're running."

On Georgia Tech's defense…
"They have a good defense. Their secondary is good. Morgan Burnett gets across the whole field. And their defensive end is a beast. But at the same time I don't believe our offense can (be stopped)."

On which former players called after the win against FSU…
"Gino Torretta, Ken Dorsey, William Joseph, Santana Moss hit me up. (Torretta and Dorsey) congratulated me, told me to keep the team focused, make sure we don't get bigheaded, keep this thing going. Everyone wants us to bring the "U" back on top to glory days, and that's something we're trying to do."


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