ATHENS — The Georgia football hype train is picking up steam, and ESPN and SEC Network star Peter Burns is shoveling coal into that engine.
Burns points to JT Daniels’ emergence and the Bulldogs bowl win as keys in the offseason momentum the program is building.
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“This team was clearly different went JT Daniels was in,” Burns said on the Ingles On The Beat program on Monday night.
“It wasn’t just one style, it wasn’t just JT throwing it for 400 yards, which he did in a couple of games,” Burns said. “South Carolina where they ran the ball for (332 )yards, that showed me Todd Monken feels he can be multiple in this offense, and if we need to attack you this way we can, or we can attack you with the rushing game as well.
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“Who in the hell else is going to be great or absolutely elite in the SEC in 2021? I can’t figure out a team other than Georgia that’s going to be more elite in the SEC.”
Burns put his self-titled “punchdrunk” Georgia optimism on display via his Twitter account.
“That (Peach Bowl) game meant the world to Cincinnati, that was an opportunity for the Group of Five to plant their flag and say, ‘Hey we deserved to be in this conversation more,’ so yeah you got their ‘A’ Game,” Burns said. “But Georgia is always going to get the “A” game because that’s part of being the brand and having the “G” on the hat.
“That win is huge, and now how do you take it one step further? And all of it started with having a good quality quarterback.”
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