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Which Bulldog will be a bigger factor than most seem to think he can be heading into the 2018 season?

Cover 4 on UGA football: Name the Bulldog everyone is sleeping on for 2018

Good morning. A new day means another rep of a UGA football feature called the Cover 4. DawgNation has four staffers who cover the team from every angle: Beat, hybrid roles, live streams, photos, podcasts, recruiting, etc. The Cover 4 aim is simple: 1) Present a topic; 2) Offer a reasoned response; 3) Share a brisk statement to support the informed opinion. 


Wake up. Football season is here. Game week has arrived. That’s why I remain convinced the month of September is the most wonderful time of the year.

Let’s take advantage of this moment to not hit that snooze button anymore. Who hits the snooze button on a fall Saturday morning anyway?

That said, which Georgia Bulldog is everyone sleeping on for this fall?


That is the Cover 4 offering for today. Let’s line up our DawgNation guys to take a look at the one player that everyone will look back on in November and say that guy wasn’t getting the hype he deserved in all those preseason magazines.

Get ready. These takes will come at you even faster than Mecole Hardman Jr. can post to his social media accounts.



Name a Bulldog that everyone is sleeping on

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Brandon Adams says that Brian Herrien doesn’t get his just due heading into the 2018 season. (Curtis Compton/AJC)

Brandon Adams: Brian Herrien

Why: I don’t know how the RB competition will play out, but Herrien is overlooked too much. He proved that with the first carry of his first game (vs. UNC in 2016) that he can play.

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Ahkil Crumpton (16) took advantage of this stumble by Georgia Tech defensive back Corey Griffin and turn a short catch into a 78-yard touchdown, the Bulldogs longest of the regular season. Chip Towers says not to forget about the guy who will be wearing No. 25 this season. (Curtis Compton/AJC)

Chip Towers: Ahkil Crumpton

Why: He was a dynamic player last year but didn’t know the playbook. Now he does.

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Mike Griffith: Charlie Woerner

Why: Very talented tight end was a crucial injury loss in playoff and factors heavily into 2018

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Jeff Sentell: Richard LeCounte III

Why: The preseason narratives and all the “tough love” from Kirby Smart will propel him to stardom. 

The Cover 4 so far

Do you have your own opinion? DawgNation would love to hear your one-sentence why in the comments field below.

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