Portions of Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson’s comments following the Yellow Jackets’ 48-20 loss to No. 21 North Carolina Saturday in Chapel Hill, N.C.
“Really disappointed with the way we played. Didn’t do a very good job as coaches evidently getting them ready to play. Give them some credit because they have a good football team. We certainly helped them. We played about as poorly as you can play on defense and we weren’t much better on offense or special teams. It’s a deadly combination.”
“There’s a ton of missed tackles and a ton of missed whatever. If you can’t cover them, you can’t cover them. Not getting much of a pass rush and not being able to cover is a deadly combination.”
“Got to score more than that. We left too many (points) out there.”
“There’s just no margin for error. We’re not good enough offensively to have any margin for error. It’s just the way it is.”
“I think you have to look at what you’re trying to do and make sure your guys can do what you’re asking them to do.”
“I’m frustrated with the team, not just the defense. It ain’t like the offense won the game. We scored 20 points. That wasn’t very good. It was the whole team.”
“I guess I’m ultimately responsible for all of it. We’ve got to go back and, clearly, that’s two weeks in a row we’ve given up almost … well, we did give up 600 yards. Fortunately, we held the ball some in the second half. We had some long, time-consuming drives or it would’ve been worse. It’s disappointing.”
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