November 18, 2007

Dawgs gear up for Tech

Receiver Mohamed Massaquoi chuckled at the mere suggestion that his Georgia Bulldog teammates might be looking past Georgia Tech when the two arch rivals meet 3:30 Saturday at Grant Field.

"You never have to worry about us looking past Georgia Tech. The history of this game - it's our cross-state rival. We want to beat them as bad as they want to beat us," Massaquoi said. "It's all about whose going to have bragging rights for the next year."

Even if state bragging rights weren't on the line, Mark Richt's Bulldogs (9-2) would have plenty to play for.

Although the annual season-ender doesn't figure into the equation as far as Georgia's SEC Championship game aspirations, the Bulldogs will likely land in a BCS game, even if Kentucky doesn't beat Tennessee in Lexington.

Georgia needs the Wildcats to beat the Vols in order to play in the SEC title game at the Georgia Dome against LSU. But even if nothing were stake, the Bulldogs say getting up for the Yellow Jackets would be no problem.

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