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February 24, 2012

Richt reminisces

Georgia head coach discusses faith and football at FCA banquet

THOMASVILLE — Faith and football are synonymous with University of Georgia football coach Mark Richt.

Both were topics of discussion when Richt was the featured speaker at the annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes banquet at Honey Lake Plantation Resort and Spa Thursday night. Richt has long been a supporter of the FCA organization.

"I've been doing a couple of events a year for as long as I can remember," Richt said. "I do believe in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

"It's a great organization and I'm always happy to help."

It's been almost two months since Richt was on the sidelines for Georgia's loss to Michigan State in the Outback Bowl. That defeat concluded an up-and-down season for the Bulldogs, who finished 10-4. The time since has allowed Richt and his coaching staff to reflect on a year that saw Georgia open 0-2, win 10 straight and end with two disheartening defeats.

"That's really what we're doing right now," Richt said. "We're all watching film of offense, defense, special teams. We're looking to see where we can become better and checking out personnel from a year ago and seeing how everybody really did; how we'll stack them up in the depth chart in the spring. We'll try to imagine and figure out the holes we've got to fill, too. We're doing a lot of that right now. We're also visiting different people around the country to make sure we're learing and improving as we go."

The 10-win season was Rich'ts seventh in his 11 years between the hedges, his first, though, since 2008.

For full details, see Saturday's edition of the Times-Enterprise.

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