First-year Georgia defensive coordinator Todd Grantham, who served on the Dallas Cowboys staff in 2009, responded Tuesday to Steve Spurrier’s subtle jab at the UGA defensive coordinator.
Following the 17-6 South Carolina win, Spurrier said, “That little inside zone play, the NFL doesn’t run that play. That’s a new scheme I guess. I’m sure they knew we’d run it, but they certainly didn’t stop it much.”
Grantham responded on Tuesday by saying, “It was kind of an out-of-left field comment, you know, but I kind of took it more as a shot at the NFL, so I really wasn’t sure if it was because of his lack of success there or what. So I kind of took it like that more than anything.”
“I appreciate his assistance, but we actually knew what plays they were running. And they actually run that play in pro ball. Our offense actually runs that play, too, so we kind of knew what was happening. I read it.”
It’s just a little fun. Commissioner Slive doesn’t need to get involved in this one.