ATHENS — Georgia football is off to a strong second half of spring drills from all indications.
Coach Kirby Smart chose offensive linemen Andrew Thomas (6-5, 320), Jamaree Salyer (6-4, 325) and Solomon Kindley (6-4, 335) to meet with the media following Thursday’s practice.
Perhaps most impressively, the elevator in Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall was able to lift all three.
Thursday marked the eighth of 15 spring drill sessions.
All three players made it clear they are looking forward to this Saturday’s scrimmage at Sanford Stadium.
Thomas, an Outland Trophy Award candidate, addressed some of the off-field distractions and indicated he will do what he can to keep teammates focused.
Talk of Smart’s aggressive future scheduling model spilled over from Wednesday’s news that Florida State had been added as a future home-and-home opponent in 2027-2028.
Georgia athletic director Greg McGarity confirmed UGA is seeking other Power 5 schools for future series.
McGarity, however, squashed rumors that a home-and-home deal with Oklahoma is imminent.
The Sooners are one of several programs the Bulldogs are in discussions with, he said.
But McGarity told AJC-DawgNation that there are two other schools that Georgia is closer to finalizing deals with at this moment.
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