No Pro Combats for SEC title game 

November, 30, 2011
11/30/11
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Georgia fans need not worry about their team being the butt of more “Red Power Rangers” jokes.

Despite promising his team before the season that they could bring back the often-ridiculed Nike Pro Combat uniforms they wore in a season-opening loss to Boise State if they made it to the SEC championship game, Georgia coach Mark Richt said Wednesday the Bulldogs will wear their traditional red tops and silver britches Saturday against LSU.

“Nobody even asked me,” Richt said. “A couple of them actually were like, ‘Don’t do it, Coach,’ because I did promise them if they made it back to the Dome. This is before the game: They thought they were cool and I said, ‘Well, we’ll wear them this game and if we make it back to the Dome, I’ll let you wear them again.’ I thought that would be a really nice incentive. As it turned out, it wasn’t much of an incentive.”

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