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.

Blog: Gameday blog: Georgia-Clemson

by Marc Weiszer

Greetings from Sanford Stadium, where Georgia and Clemson kick off their seasons this evening. For a pair of top 20 teams, both have their share of uncertainty. How much... Full Story

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@FletcherPage predicted it that Reggie Davis would be back for first punt return. Went 11 yards. Ekeler very vocal in coaches’ box up here.

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