Quick hits: DL Smith invited to East-West Shrine game

Defensive end Garrison Smith has been invited to the East-West Shrine game, according to his Instagram account. The game is Jan. 18 in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Atlanta native has 51 tackles, six tackles for loss and four sacks.

… Starting cornerback Shaq Wiggins practiced in a non-contact jersey on Wednesday. Georgia listed him as being limited due to a right knee sprain. Safety Tray Matthews again was limited with a sprained shoulder

… Backup inside linebacker Reggie Carter isn‚Äôt quite ready to play Saturday as he works his way back from minor knee surgery. ‚ÄúHe could, but he‚Äôs not getting enough work where we feel comfortable just from a rep standpoint,‚Äù Georgia coach Mark Richt said of the freshman.

NCAA doesn’t reduce Gurley suspension on Georgia appeal

by Marc Weiszer

Three weeks after Todd Gurley was first suspended by Georgia, there is finally closure. An NCAA reinstatement committee on Thursday night denied the school’s appeal to... Full Story

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Georgia’s Collin Barber is among 80 candidates announced for the Ray Guy Award for nation’s top punter. Cut to 10 semifinalists on Nov. 14.

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