ATLANTA – Georgia players saw plenty of silver linings in a 42-10 loss to No. 1 LSU in the Southeastern Conference Championship game Saturday at the Georgia Dome.
With most starters returning and plenty of young players getting prime experience this season, the loss fuels the Bulldogs to work even harder to return next year, they said.
Get a feel for the postgame attitude with a quick sampling of player and coach interviews
QB Aaron Murray talks about where the Bulldogs’ offense succeeded and failed, the motivation the young players can take from Saturday’s loss and the prospect of returning to his hometown of Tampa, Fla., for the Outback Bowl.
LB Jarvis Jones discusses the defense’s effectiveness in the first half, allowing LSU to shift the momentum in the third quarter and how the Bulldogs stacked up against the top-ranked Tigers.
TB Isaiah Crowell talks about building on an SEC East championship season, playing hurt and his own performance as a true freshman.
Offensive coordinator Mike Bobo talks about the Bulldogs’ returning nucleus and the struggle to score in the second half.
WR Malcolm Mitchell talks about the Bulldogs’ motivation to return to the SEC title game.
Senior C Ben Jones says he believes the Bulldogs will be back in the SEC Championship game next season.