Kirby Smart no longer works for Nick Saban, but that doesn't mean he's out of his former boss's shadow. The new head coach at Georgia took part of his first SEC Media Days on Tuesday morning and displayed some strikingly similar characteristics to his former boss of 11 years -- staying on message and taking the fewest amount of questions from the assembled media as humanly possible.
And in case Smart forgot where he came from, the media was happy to remind him, with seemingly every other question relating to the Alabama head coach.
Smart proved on Tuesday he can handle a press conference like Saban. Now he must begin the impossible task of winning like him.
Enjoy tweets from Smart's address to the media: