“Not on defense,” Grantham said. “It ain’t happened on defense. When you look at the Central Florida game, I thought the guys on defense were busting their tail. Now we didn’t finish the game the way that we wanted to, but to say that those guys outworked us, that ain’t right. That didn’t happen.”Richt's coaching staff staff as a whole hasn't been a well oiled unit in several years. Some years you can get away with that. We. Just. Haven't.
I hope the animosity is gone amongst the staff. More directly, I hope the coddling of certain members never returns. Because we do need to shed the memory of that UCF loss in Memphis. And to fully do that we're going to need coaches that are willing to not let their players take credit/blame that is undue. Whether it is because they did poorly, or because they did well.
In the end (at least I hope) Grantham is not as much calling out a fellow coach as much as he is protecting his players who did their job.
In my mind the latter is much more important on the actual field.