“I feel this awesome responsibility to win for our fans and our players. I don’t want our fans to give up on this team. We have 33 players who are freshmen or redshirt freshmen who are first-time players. There are a lot of good things that are going to happen. You have to hang in there.”
—Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt about fan discontent after a 30-7 loss to
“We don’t get to go to Oxford very often. You play them once every six years or whatever it might be. We are looking forward to that. I do enjoy road games. You get your 70 guys and you go on a business trip and there aren’t a lot of things you have to do other than go and play the ballgame.”
—Georgia coach Mark Richt on the team’s first game at Ole Miss since 2006.
“We still have a chance to win the SEC East. We know we should have won at least one of the games we lost, so we have a lot of frustration built up. We’re taking this game against Ole Miss as a business trip. We’re ready to go and focused on getting the win.”
—Georgia safety Bacarri Rambo.
“Fans don’t go for entertainment like they used to. Some do, but it is just a different world. Football is a big business. I feel the pressure every day when I wake up. There hasn’t been much sleep lately. It is all about Ole Miss football and how we can get better.”
—Nutt on feeling pressure in his job.