Originally posted on The Lady Sportswriter  |  Last updated 12/4/12

ATHENS, GA - SEPTEMBER 12: Head coach Mark Richt of the Georgia Bulldogs against the South Carolina Gamecocks at Sanford Stadium on September 12, 2009 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Remember this heated exchange: ; Well, the reporter who lobbed that ill-fated question—Atlanta radio personality Chuck Oliver—came forth yesterday and issued a mea culpa, of sorts, saying he shouldn’t have asked that particular question, at that particular time. 680 the Fan, which is the official sports talk station of the Georgia Bulldogs, declined a request from FOX 5 to speak with Oliver. On his show Monday afternoon, Oliver admitted to making a mistake. “It was just horrible timing on my part. Awful, terrible, horrible, wretched, horrid judgment of timing,” Oliver said. Some UGA fans said they liked the spark they saw from Richt. “I think he handled it well, and unfortunately, while it was a fair question, I don’t think the timing was all that great,” said Enrique Escolano.  Oliver said on his radio show that his question meant no criticism of Richt or Murray. He said, personally, he thought they did a good job in the game. He also said he spoke to Richt on Monday and the coach told him all was forgiven and forgotten. As an admitted Bulldog fan, it was nice to see ’680 the Fan’ step up and attempt to make amends for what was perceived by many [...]
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