September 9th: a victory decided in the last minutes of the game against an old foe
September 23rd: the underdawg defeated the dogs
November 11th: a bitter loss to an even more bitter rival
December 2nd: sweet revenge
January 1st: the best game I have ever been to and will ever go to in my life. double OT and double the happy tears
January 8th: …
If you’re like me, you remember where you were on each of these blessed days this fall: what you were eating, wearing, who you were with, what tweets you were reading. You remember the emotions: the excruciating joy, unbearable pain, a rollercoaster, near heart attack, maybe even some tears.
While the perfect season might not have had the most perfect ending, we have a newly refined hope for the future thanks to Coach Smart. Remember when we handed Tennessee their worst loss in a century in Neyland Stadium? Twitter buzzed, and Georgia was a team worth noticing. We had press, momentum, and a growing fanbase. We had established a brand. Justin Fields, the #1 ranked recruit in the 2018 class, committed to Georgia after that win. And with his commitment, so did many others now resulting in the number one recruiting class in the nation (my next blog post will be about Twitter’s use in recruiting). This season gave Georgia the push they needed to be great, to make a lasting legacy.
So even though this season didn’t end how we wanted it to, here are some of the best (and my favorite) twitter moments from the season to remind us how great it really was: