In 1982, as a redshirt senior backup quarterback at UM, Richt appeared in a commercial for Italian “Jesus jeans.”
Quick, if you could pick one college football coach who could possibly have appeared in a 1982 Italian television commercial for a clothing brand called Jesus Jeans, who would it be? Dana Holgorsen? Possibly. Les Miles? He’s done weirder things. Steve Spurrier? It has to be him, right? Here’s the Shirtless Steve Spurrier ad you […]
Mark Richt has lost control of his acting reel.
Good morning! This is the Read Option, your daily college football newsletter. Sign up for this in your inbox! Hello, via the Palm Beach Post's Matt Porter, the story of this 1980s commercial by an Italian company for a product named Jesus Jeans. Show More Summary
Mark Richt says he’s enjoying stepping back into a larger role with the offense including working with quarterback Brad Kaaya. The first-year Miami coach will return to calling plays for the Hurricanes after giving up the role for much of his time previously at Georgia. “When I got away from...
Saturday afternoon, Miami fans got their first extended looks at the Mark Richt era, and they had to like what they saw. Although the Hurricanes’ spring game, which was played before 15,000 fans in Fort Lauderdale due to ongoing renovations...Show More Summary
For the first time in 16 years, G-Day—the University of Georgia's spring football game—will commence without Mark Richt on the sidelines. Instead, the Bulldogs begin a new era with Kirby Smart. Smart, a former Georgia player, wants to...Show More Summary
It's Ypsilanti Week! Only, we've already talked ad nauseam about hard jobs on this podcast, which ruins the original intent. In this episode of PAPN, we touch on... Eastern Michigan (of course). MAC parity and good incubators. #MACtion...Show More Summary
Are they Students or Employees? I have had numerous posts in this space concerning the ways that college athletes are essentially treated as employees instead of as students. The 'student ideal' is something that is often espoused by the NCAA, but in reality is not happening. During March Madness you consistently [...]
It's a new beginning in Athens. After 15 years under former head coach Mark Richt, Kirby Smart has taken over and hopes to lead the program back to its first SEC title since 2005. The Bulldogs have three practices under their belts,Show More Summary
Good morning! This is the Read Option, your daily college football newsletter. Sign up for this in your inbox! When Mark Richt coached at Georgia, his knack for ejecting a few players per offseason gave rise to a meme: MARK RICHT HAS...Show More Summary
Job security is not what it used to be in today's world of college football, where falling just short of expectations or one bad season can lead to a quick firing. After a season in which Georgia dismissed Mark Richt after averagingShow More Summary
The Hurricanes' QB and the former Georgia coach are an excellent match. Now we'll have to see how much the running game can improve. There was a time when Miami's offense was at the forefront of innovation. When Howard Schellenberger...Show More Summary
Welcome to The Crootletter (sign up to get this in your inbox every morning!). I'm Bud Elliott, SB Nation's National Recruiting Analyst, and in this space I'll be sharing news, rumors and musings on the world of college football recruiting. Show More Summary
Toward the end, the most-voiced reason for keeping Mark Richt was because Georgia’s 2016 recruiting class was shaping up nicely. Well, here we sit on the…
Steve Spurrier and Mark Richt thought of the Super Bowl quarterback as a possible tight end. With Cam Newton about to play in Super Bowl 50 and probably win the NFL's MVP award, it's reasonably clear at this point that he was a goodShow More Summary
Georgia Bulldogs head coach Kirby Smart is expected to do some big things in Athens. The program brought him in to help the Bulldogs be a national title contender year in and year out, something that Mark Richt was not able to do despite...Show More Summary
When Mark Richt was the head coach of the Georgia Bulldogs, he ran a pro-style offense that quarterbacks such as David Greene, D.J. Shockley, Matthew Stafford and Aaron Murray were able to succeed in. Now that Richt has moved on to Miami, Kirby Smart has arrived, and he comes from an Alabama program that runs a similar offense. Show More Summary
Bryan McClendon, who took over as the Bulldogs’ head coach after Mark Richt was fired, presided over the win in the TaxSlayer Bowl.
It's time for Miami to turn a new page with head coach Mark Richt, and Canes fans will LOVE to see this kind of stuff from the Under Armor All-American Game. That's Miami commit Dionte Mullins (from Miami) snagging the ball away from a defender to make an awesome one-handed catch. Show More Summary