Practice Notes: South Carolina Monday


Posted Sep 5, 2005


ATHENS - The Georgia football team turned its attention to this week's Southeastern Conference opener with a practice session on Monday that lasted approximately 90 minutes.

Wearing shorts and helmets, the Bulldogs did agility drills for about 30 minutes, followed by an hour's worth of offense and defense work. Georgia is getting ready for Saturday's home game with South Carolina, which is under the direction of first-year coach Steve Spurrier.

"The players and coaches know that South Carolina is going to be a tough opponent on Saturday," Georgia coach Mark Richt said. "That's why it's so important that we put the Boise State win behind us and give all our attention to the Gamecocks. I thought the players looked very focused and enthusiastic tonight, and that's just what we needed to get the week started."

One group of players was allowed to skip the agility drills because of their work in the classroom. The Bulldogs are broken up into "academic teams" and the winning group on Monday was made up of Chris Abbott, Chester Adams, Marcus Jackson, Tavares Kearney, Jeremy Lomax, Kregg Lumpkin, Mohamed Massaquoi, Paul Oliver, Mario Raley, Vernon Spellman and Russ Tanner. Richt said they were rewarded for "study hall, class attendance, good grades and being all-around good guys." Each Monday, an academic team will be recognized.


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