Georgia reserve running back Ken Malcome didn‚Äôt travel to Ole Miss and wasn‚Äôt at practice Tuesday.
That has some dissecting the redshirt freshman‚Äôs Twitter feed and wondering about his future with the program.
‚ÄúHe had some illness that we sort of sent him home,‚Äù running backs coach Bryan McClendon said. ‚ÄúHe went and got looked at this morning. ‚Ä¶He got sent home just so he could get better.‚Äù
Malcome was bothered by a groin injury and sustained a concussion last season and is buried on the depth chart.
The Southwest DeKalb product‚Äôs only carry this year went for no gain against Coastal Carolina.
‚ÄúThe biggest thing for Ken is he needs to come out there and be able to practice so that he can keep progressing,‚Äù McClendon said. ‚ÄúThat‚Äôs obviously something that‚Äôs held him back last season, this season, this past spring, this past summer.‚Äù
McClendon said he thinks Malcome has “a bunch of of talent,” and has potential to become a good player if he could stay on the practice field.
With Isaiah Crowell, Carlton Thomas and Richard Samuel way ahead in the Bulldogs‚Äô pecking order, McClendon said ‚Äúanybody after those first three can be thrown in there.‚Äù
Georgia also has former walk-on Brandon Harton.
‚ÄúEvery time I‚Äôve talked to him he‚Äôs been happy here,‚Äù McClendon said of Malcome. “This is the place that he wanted to come and this is the place where he wants to be. He needs to get practice under him and he‚Äôll be good to go.‚Äù
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