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Southerland steps into starting role

Brannan Southerland

ATHENS - "He is a beast." And that's from the man who pound for pound is the strongest football player at Georgia, Thomas Brown.

But the sophomore tailback simply shakes his head a little when talking about another colleague in the Bulldogs backfield. Now that he's the No. 1 fullback through the first couple weeks of preseason practice, redshirt freshman Brannan Southerland is quietly giving notice. He doesn't need to say much, because his teammates and coaches do plenty of talking for him. The 6-foot, 235-pounder... Recommended Stories