Quick hits: DE Jones slowed by ankle sprain; OL Long back at practice

Georgia defensive end Abry Jones, who was slowed by a sprained ankle against Tennessee, practiced Tuesday and “looked like he’s ready to go,” defensive coordinator Todd Grantham said. “We’ll continue to treat him and get him healthy and I think he’ll be fine on Saturday.”

…Offensive lineman Hunter Long practiced Tuesday after being sidelined with a broken foot. He worked at center and guard.

…Coach Mark Richt on Mitchell’s role now: “He’s primarily an offensive player and he’s in a state of readiness on defense.”

…South Carolina right tackle Mike Matulis, who missed the Kentucky game with a sprained shoulder, did not practice Monday, but was expected to take part in practice Tuesday.

Georgia ranked No. 12 in preseason coaches’ poll

by Marc Weiszer

Georgia landed in the top 15 in the preseason college football coaches’ poll for the third straight season. The Bulldogs checked in at No. 12 Thursday when what’s... Full Story

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