After close calls against Alabama in 2017 and 2018, the Georgia Bulldogs look to get over the hump in the Southeastern Conference and nationally.

For Georgia head coach Kirby Smart, not finishing both games against the Crimson Tide has been the key reason for the pair of losses.

"We haven't finished the way we need to and to be honest with you, a lot of that goes right here to me." Smart said. "We got to do a better job of finishing the game and stay on top of it, and they get some credit for that because they (Alabama) got a good football program."

While most teams can not matchup from a talent or physicality standpoint, Smart has been pleased with the way his teams at Georgia have matched up with Alabama.

"What I think we've shown is that we can match that physicality We haven't finished that physicality, but we're not getting shoved around out there. That's part of the deal against Alabama. You got to be able to go out and play physical." Smart stated.

In his comments to the electronic media at SEC Media Days, discover what the fourth year Georgia head coach had to say about replacing both of his coordinators, the transfer portal, the future of the Georgia-Florida rivalry in Jacksonville and the leadership capability of junior quarterback Jake Fromm.

Georgia kicks off the 2019 season August 31 at Vanderbilt.