Originally written on The Lady Sportswriter  |  Last updated 7/10/12
Perception can be a tricky thing. If you’re one who has always supported Mark Richt (admittedly I fall into this category) no matter what has happened under his watch, then you’re likely to find reasons for every bad turn the program has taken over the last four years. However, if you’ve grown weary of Richt, then you’re likely to hold a different opinion on the topics that continue to plague his legacy. Below is a very small sampling of some of the most common responses brought up when discussing Richt’s tenure and how the “spin” on those arguments will differ based on where you stand on the much maligned head coach: 1. The numerous arrests and dismissals… Richt supporter: well, you can’t expect him to be able to hold the hands of eighteen and nineteen your old men… Richt detractor: Richt is too much of a choir boy to lead this team. He’s never going to win ball games because his program is out of control. 2. The transfers… Richt Supporter: those guys needed to go they were either going to be a disruption or take up space that could be occupied by a better player down the line. Richt detractor: What else is [...]
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