Missouri has fired the first shot in the news cycle leading up to the Tigers' first conference game as an SEC member against Georgia. Apparently, Mizzou defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson was not too impressed with the Dawgs' 45-23 win over Buffalo.
"Asked if he watched Georgia's opener against Buffalo earlier in the
day — a 45-23 Georgia victory — Richardson replied, "I watched that
game. I turned it off, too. … It's like watching Big Ten football. It's
old-man football.""If we execute," he added, "nobody in this league can touch us. Period."
Needless to say, word of Richardon's comments has already reached the Empire State of the South, as a Georgia head football coach Mark Richt was asked about the comments.
“’Old-man football?’ Well, I don’t know what he meant by that,” Richt
said. “But bottom line is, we got to get after it and do what we do
well, and they’ll be trying to stop everything we’re trying to get
Richt pinned the Dawgs' less-than