WATCH: Four ways of looking at Dominick Blaylock’s season-ending injury
The Georgia football team suffered a significant loss on Thursday when it was learned that Dominick Blaylock tore his left ACL. It was the same injury he suffered in the 2019 SEC Championship game defeat to LSU.
The school released a statement confirming the news that Blaylock would now miss the entire 2020 season.
“University of Georgia sophomore wide receiver Dominick Blaylock suffered an injury to his left knee Wednesday during a non-contact drill,” the statement said. “Surgery will be required and he will miss the 2020 season. A full recovery is expected.”
Blaylock posted on his Instagram later in the day, noting that he now looking forward to 2021.
The sophomore wide receiver was expected to be a key part of Georgia’s passing offense. As a freshman, he caught 18 passes for 310 yards and 5 touchdowns. Along with fellow sophomore George Pickens, they were expected to help turnaround Georgia’s passing offense, which struggled a season ago.
That all obviously changes now. The Bulldogs will lean on some of their veterans such as Demetris Robertson and Kearis Jackson, as well as a potential freshman in Jermaine Burton to help lighten the load for Pickens, who led the team in receptions, receiving yards and touchdowns last season.
So where do the Bulldogs go from here now that Blaylock is officially out for the 2020 season? DawgNation’s Brandon Adams, Jeff Sentell, Connor Riley and Mike Griffith debate what it all means in this week’s episode of Cover 4 Live.
Among some of hte other topics discussed on this week’s episode:
- What does the ACL injury mean for Blaylock’s future?
- How does this impact the wide receiver position in 2020?
- Who is most likely to step up in Blaylock’s absence?
- What were some of the takeaways from Todd Monken’s press conference earlier this week?
- How will this offense differ from the 2019 offense?
- What did the big, unofficial recruiting weekend mean for Georgia?
- What are the chances Georgia could land both Korey Foreman and Maason Smith?
Cover 4 Live airs every Thursday starting at 6 p.m. on the DawgNation Facebook and Youtube pages.
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