Best quote by a coach: Paul Johnson on the SEC
I felt like I had no choice but to separate the best quote category into two after watching Georgia Tech Paul Johnson’s postgame interview at the conclusion of the Capital One Orange Bowl.
Johnson’s Yellow Jackets and their triple-option attack gave Mississippi State nightmares all game long, resulting in a 49-34 victory, the program’s fourth Orange Bowl win and first since 1952. Johnson then proceeded to end his on-field postgame interview with a Hall of Fame shade-throwing moment:
The only way Johnson could’ve made this moment better would have been by grabbing the mic from Maria Taylor, staring straight into the camera and dropping it onto the Sun Life Stadium turf. Oh well, there’s always next year.