It took Deshaun Watson only two minutes to utter the phrase "big-time players make big-time plays in big moments."
With his hands clutching the hands of a couple teammates, and surrounded by players from Rabun County doing the same, East Hall senior Sterling Bailey bowed his head and prayed.
His teams have blown its two chances to make a statement since landing in the Top 25 three weeks ago, sliding to fifth place in the SEC East.
As Lynn Jarrett stepped into her office, she sat down in a chair and let out a sigh.
Falcons fans never cease to amaze me.
Losing a 26-point lead to a subregion and county foe could derail a team's entire season. Or, as in the case of the West Hall Spartans, it could propel one to a state championship.
It's a hopeless feeling to be a University of Georgia football fan these days. Things are bad, and by the tone of coach Mark Richt during his end-of-season press conference, I find it hard to believe things are going to get better any time soon.
It's very likely the Atlanta Falcons' first playoff game will be their toughest of the postseason, because all signs point to it being against the New Orleans Saints.
There comes a point in every coach's career when he or she must chose between winning and doing what's right.
Pregame hype? Check.
With their 116-101 win over New Jersey on Tuesday at Philips Arena, the Atlanta Hawks are now 4-1 without their most expensive player, two-time All-Star guard Joe Johnson.
C.J. Curry and Imani Cross know their future is on the football field.
I don't know how the NCAA arrived at its decision regarding Cam Newton, so I won't pretend that I do. I'm fairly certain nobody really understands it, and those who say they do are either driven by agenda or just plain making stuff up. Nothing I've seen, read or heard in the last 36 or so hours adequately explains how the decision to declare the Auburn quarterback eligible without condition makes any sense.
Change, for better or worse, is part of life. Someone smarter than I once said the only consistent thing in life is inconsistency, or change.
Wonder what Arthur Blank thinks of his football team?
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