Tennessee Week: Monday Practice Report


Posted Oct 6, 2008


ATHENS – Georgia returned to the practice fields on Monday in preparation for Saturday’s game against Tennessee.

The Bulldogs were idle over the weekend and had not practiced since last Thursday. Since Georgia’s players had the break, the coaching staff decided to make Monday’s practice a full-pads session lasting more than two hours. Monday practices typically last about half as long and the players wear shorts.

“It’s important that we get our minds right and that we get our work in,” Georgia coach Mark Richt said. “We cannot go through the motions this week. We need to practice with enthusiasm and intensity, because it’s going to take that kind of effort in the game on Saturday.”

The Bulldogs are 4-1 overall and 1-1 in the SEC. Tennessee is off to a 2-3 start, including an 0-2 mark in the conference.

“We’ve got tremendous respect for Tennessee,” Georgia fullback Shaun Chapas said. “The past two years, they’ve really taken it to us. It’s going to be another tough SEC game, and we’ve got to work hard this week to get ready to play.”


Related Stories
Dawgs Want More Sacks
 -by DawgPost.com  Oct 6, 2008
Tennessee Week: Monday News and Notes
 -by DawgPost.com  Oct 6, 2008
Southerland Makes His Return
 -by DawgPost.com  Oct 7, 2008

MAGAZINE COVERAGE
Get the 2014 Recruiting Yearbook and a full year of DawgPost Magazine with an Annual Total Access Pass.
Sign Up Today!

Upgrade Now!
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from DawgPost.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Football > Georgia
[View My HotList]