Home Sports Redskin So far, so good for Georgia special teams and the Scott Cochran... SportsRedskin So far, so good for Georgia special teams and the Scott Cochran experiment December 1, 2020 2 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp ATHENS, Ga. — The mask, or the job, may have dulled the Scott Cochran effect on Georgia’s sideline. There have been no viral moments where Cochran jumps or screams or bounces around. And yet is the very unexpected hiring of Cochran as special teams coordinator — a move that seemed unprecedented in major college football — paying off for Georgia? Yeah. Georgia has the best special teams in the SEC, at least going by the special teams efficiency rankings at both ESPN and FootballOutsiders.com. Three of Georgia’s special teams units rank in the top 10 nationally — punting, kickoff returns and punt coverage — and three more rank in the top 30. “The big emphasis last week was, ‘Hey, punt return is lagging behind,’” head coach Kirby Smart said. “We cranked it up on punt return and did a better job.” When Smart hired Cochran earlier this year, it came out of nowhere. READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Tyrese Maxey’s potential, Danny Green’s role and no Harden: Sixers Mailbag Mariners mailbag: Submit your questions for Corey Brock Latest Premier League injury news ahead of FPL gameweek 19 [NFL: Washington Redskins] – Wake Up Washington 1/15: The Future Of Washington Predators practiced what they preached, showed effort in win over Blue Jackets [SB Nation: Hogs Haven] – Building a 2021 WFT the Rivera Way Replacing J.T. Miller: Ranking the Canucks’ first-line wing options Jusuf Nurkic and Blazers suffer another bad break: ‘It’s always something, man’ Wayne Rooney hired as Derby County manager on a permanent basis State of the 49ers, DL edition: Will the front return to dominance in 2021? Imagining an NCAA Tournament entirely in Philly; discussing St. Joe’s scheduling Which Penn State players improved the most during 2020? Nittany Lions mailbag LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.