Posted November 20, 2012 on
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Alabama was supposed to be the best team in the country. Then Oregon and Kansas State got all the hype. Now it's Notre Dame looking down at everyone else.
Plodding along quietly, barely noticed, is one other team that has a prime spot in the national championship race.
The Georgia Bulldogs.
Coach Mark Richt's squad moved up to No. 3 in The Associated Press poll on Sunday and the same spot in the BCS standings. That leaves only three teams in control of their own destiny: top-ranked Notre Dame, second-ranked Alabama - and Georgia.
The Bulldogs need to beat Georgia Tech in the regular-season finale Saturday, then likely Alabama in the Southeastern Conference championship game Dec. 1 to earn a shot at the big prize in Miami.
Richt is keenly aware of the hoopla that suddenly surrounds his team, so much so that he steadfastly refused to even address the national race on his weekly teleconference.
Asked for his reaction when both Oregon and Kansas State were beaten in stunni...
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Ranking those who carried on while others around them were crushed by failure and/or incompetence.
1. Roll Tide
All it took was a team that lost to Washington and one that gives up 2,400 yards a game to beat the number one and two teams in the country and all is right with the world and PAAAAWWWWLLLL.
2. Mark Richt...