Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/13/14
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Mark Richt is often criticized because of what sometimes seems like a lack of emotion on the sideline.  Last season there were even UGA fans calling for his job because the Dawgs started out with an embarrassing 0-3 record.  However, during UGA’s opening SEC game of 2012 he was anything but emotionless.  Watching the game live at a local bar in East Point, GA, I was happy to see one of Richt's (now signature) bear hugs with Richard Samuel as he ran off the field after what now is one of the first shining moments in the exciting 4-0 campaign UGA has been on this season. Richard Samuel graduated in Cartersville, GA in December of 2007 as a 5 star athlete at 6’0” tall and 197 lbs.  What many people did not know about him is that he had above a 3.8 GPA and graduated high school early.  He came into a UGA program that was saying goodbye to Knowshon Moreno who would be selected 12th overall by the Denver Broncos.  As a 5 star recruit he was expected to come in and compete for a starting j...
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