After coming within an eyelash of winning the national title last season, the Bulldogs will enter the 2018 campaign as the overwhelming favorite in the SEC East. The expectation will be to get to Atlanta and the SEC Championship Game and qualify for the College Football Playoff. Anything less will be a disappointment.
Smart has proven to be a tremendous recruiter, so classes ranked in the Top 5 nationally are the expectation now. Smart has proven that he can beat Florida at the Cocktail Party, so beating the Gators is the expectation now. Smart has proven that he can guide Georgia to a conference championship, so that is the expectation now.
Smart has also proven that he can live up to the high expectations placed upon him and ironically enough, that is now the expectation.
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