The 22nd-ranked Bulldogs are 2-1 overall (0-1 in the SEC) and are coming off a 45-16 win against Western Carolina. No. 16 Alabama
, the Bulldogs¹ opponent this week, is 3-0 (2-0 in the SEC) following victories against Western Carolina, Vanderbilt
³We had a good practice today,² Georgia coach Mark Richt said. ³I thought the guys showed a lot of life, a lot of energy. We are excited about the challenge we have this week.²
Earlier Monday, defensive tackle Jeff Owens was named the Southeastern Conference Defensive Lineman of the Week. Owens had a career-high five total tackles, including two tackles for loss, and a forced fumble against the Catamounts.
ATHENS The Georgia football team began preparations for its first road game of the season by working out for 90 minutes on Monday at the Woodruff Practice Fields.