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 and Arkansas.
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.