UPDATE: Per Mark Richt on his Twitter account, the report by Deadspin is fake.
The deadspin article with a letter from me is bogus!!
— Mark Richt (@MarkRicht) September 4, 2014
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Mark Richt, always a gentleman, can every so often get in some good, old-fashioned trash talking.
Courtesy of Deadspin, apparently a Clemson fan named Travis sent a letter to Mark Richt during the offseason. The letter was reportedly standard trash-talk, which badmouthed running back Todd Gurley and went on to say Clemson’s speed would “blow those hedges away.”
As you know, Georgia blew Clemson away 45-21 behind All-SEC running back Todd Gurley’s career 293-yard all-purpose day. Gurley scored on a 100-yard kickoff return and on runs of 23, 18, and 51-yards.
Sometime this week, Richt mailed the following letter to Travis:
Mark Richt also sent Travis a cutout of the score from the newspaper:
Bravo Mark Richt, bravo! GATA!!
Note: Again, Mark Richt confirmed through his Twitter account that the story is fake.