Richt laughs at question about Muschamp joining UGA staff

Two days after Georgia’s defense gave up its fewest yards of the season — 211 in a win against Kentucky — Georgia coach Mark Richt’s tone was softer than a week earlier after the Auburn loss when the Bulldogs yielded 566 yards.

Richt was asked on his radio show Monday night about the future of his coordinators.

“I’m pleased with our coaches,” Richt said. “I know we’re not perfect by any stretch, but we’ve got guys that are good men, good men of integrity. They’re competent, competitive coaches.”

He alluded to the defense, headed by Todd Grantham.

“We’re in a situation where we just had one side of the ball just a little bit younger than the other, a little bit more immature and guys just learning as they go,” Richt said. “You get some bumps along the way. The one good thing is next year we should have a lot of guys coming back on both sides of the ball.”

A caller asked Richt whether he would consider adding Florida coach Will Muschamp to his staff.

Richt laughed at that.

The former Georgia defensive back is 4-7 this year with the Gators.

“Well, I’ll say this: From what their athletic director said it doesn’t sound like that’s going to happen anytime soon,” Richt said.

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