You’re always looking at what you’re doing in all phases of your team.
This support for Bryant comes after Sunday’s game in which the wide receiver caught one pass for eight yards, dropped a pivotal throw, fumbled another, and chewed out former receiver Miles Austin, who now works for the team, on the sideline.
We got to get back to work. It’s not done, Michel said. Now we got to finish. Let’s just finish this season off right.
The 104th Rose Bowl was also the highest-scoring, surpassing last year’s 52-49 USC victory against Penn State. There was a lot more on the line in this one, the first CFP game to go to overtime as well.
After an offside penalty on Georgia gave Oklahoma a first down on third-and-five in the second OT possession, the Sooners stalled again and Austin Seibert came out for a 27-yard field goal. Leaping through the line, Lorenzo Carter got his outstretched hand on the kick and the ball fluttered down short of the uprights.
Any score would have ended it for the Bulldogs, and on the second play Michel slipped one tackle and was home free. The Bulldogs sprinted off the sideline and toward the corner of the end zone to mob Michel. Confetti rained down. Meanwhile, Mayfield stood motionless on the sideline for several seconds, bent over with his hands on his knees and head down. Mayfield battled flu-like symptoms the week leading into the game, but he played just fine.
You’re looking at what you’re doing, when you’re doing it, how you’re doing it and who you’re doing it with, coach Jason Garrett said (via Star-Telegram). We look at ourselves as coaches first, and then we look at the execution. We’ve got to get better, there’s no question about that.
Despite an offense that the Cowboys still need to figure out, Jones believes the team’s future is bright. However, he did indicate that Dallas will continue to evaluate the roster and make personnel changes to put together the best team possible.