Wouldn't Alec Ogletree look great in the uniform of the Atlanta Falcons?

Newnan’s Alec Ogletree, the all-star linebacker for the Georgia Bulldogs, didn’t take any time after his team whipped Nebraska 45-31 in Tuesday’s Capital One Bowl in Orlando, Fla. He announced immediately after the game he had played his last college game at UGA and will be entering the National Football League draft this year.
Ogletree, a junior, had a monster final game for the Bulldogs. He led the team in tackles with 13, forced a key fumble and recovered that fumble when Nebraska seemed to be getting momentum in the game. He had three tackles for losses in the game and one quarterback sack.
Ogletree’s quarterback sack was his last play as a Bulldog, when he blitzed the quarterback late in the fourth quarter and threw him to the ground. After Ogletree’s sack, the Bulldogs ran out the clock and celebrated their 12th win of the season -- only the third time a Georgia team has won 12 games in school history. The other two years (1980 and 1982) were when Herschel Walker was the team’s superstar.
The scene of Ogletree’s sack on his final play capped off a great career for the Newnan High School standout. Now it’s on to the NFL and some big paydays.
We congratulate Ogletree and offer one more thought. Wouldn’t Alec Ogletree look great in an Atlanta Falcons uniform for the next decade or more?


More Opinion

It’s show time, er, fair time

With cooler weather starting to move in, you know it’s time for the Coweta County Fair. The annual event kicked off yesterday and will ... Read More


Enough with domestic violence

It started with a clip of a football player pulling his unconscious fiancee out of an elevator. Recently released additional video shows the ... Read More


Rants, Raves & Really?!?

A look back at last week’s highs, lows and whatevers: REALLY?!? Some members of the East Coweta High School Marching Band were burned ... Read More


Georgia Says

The Augusta (Georgia) Chronicle on unswerving ideals: He epitomized the expression "doing well by doing good." His chicken sandwiches made ... Read More


The president and ISIS

The greatest threat facing America is terrorism. Today, that terrorism shows its face through ISIS. They rape, torture and kill men, women a ... Read More

Take a moment

On this day in 2001, at 8:46 a.m. Eastern time, American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into floors 93-99 of the North Tower of the World Trade ... Read More