1. The Defense
Superstition, nuff said.
But really though, the defense will be key. The dwags are loaded with talent on the offensive side of the ball, even without Todd Gurley.
The biggest things I'm concerned with is their running game and their lack of turnovers. Their running game, no matter who it is, has been dominant virtually the entire year. If we can't find a way to stop
Todd Gurley Keith Marshall Nick Chubb, it's going to be a very long game. Now that I think about that, it'd probably be pretty short, but I digress.
This team also doesn't commit a whole lot of turnovers. Hutson Mason has only thrown three interceptions this season. Anybody that has watched our defense knows that they are overly reliant on turnovers, specifically interceptions. Our secondary will definitely have their work cut out for them.
2. The Pitch
As I was watching the uga-Charleston Southern game last week, I noticed something. The dwags did a pretty good job of taking the dive and the keeper away from the Bucs. But they were powerless to stop the pitch on the perimeter.
Tech brings a lot more speed on the perimeter than the Bucs do. If Tech can take advantage of that, that could open the door wide open for us.
It means that dwags could sell out on the pitch, giving us the dive and/or the keeper. It's an endless cycle and I love it!!
This is still my favorite moment from the entire season. Two weeks ago against Clemson, Broderick Snoddy broke his leg after being tackled from behind. It was a bad break, and I wouldn't suggest googling it, but that's your prerogative.
Anyway, as soon as they lifted Snoddy up to put him on the stretcher, literally the entire team ran out onto the field and huddled around him and prayed for him. It as easily the coolest thing I have ever seen at a college football game.
This team has a lot of heart and they clearly show their love and trust for each other. It was at that moment that I knew Tech was not going to lose that game and that they may not lose another game this season. It was awesome.
What are y'all looking for in this game?