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Get hyped for G-Day with this video
G-Day is Saturday in Athens, and the Georgia football video team has just the thing to make sure you don’t sleep between now and then. The Georgia football Twitter account released a hype video that’ll keep you counting the hours until the 4 p.m. ET kickoff Saturday.
You’ve got just about everything you would expect from a good hype video in this one: gratuitous shots of landmarks around Athens; shaky, out-of-context yet still exciting clips of the Dawgs in practice — peep at that one-handed snag from Riley Ridley at 1:48; and a rousing soundtrack.
If their mission was to get fans as amped for a meaningless football game, I’d consider this mission accomplished.
Whether you plan on watching from a couch or at Sanford Stadium, check here for all info you need for G-Day.
"Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe."
— Georgia Football (@FootballUGA) April 18, 2018
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What’s the situation at RB heading into G-Day?
Georgia conducted its 13th and penultimate practice of the spring session (not counting G-Day) Tuesday, and Chip Towers of DawgNation has you set with all the notes and news in his practice report.
The biggest bit of news is that D’Andre Swift (groin) was with the running backs and seemed to be practicing as normal, but it remains to be seen whether he’ll play at G-Day. Towers also noted that all-everything freshman running back Zamir White, who’s been dealing with a knee injury since his senior season in high school, also was with the running backs and practiced “at a pretty quick pace.”
Towers also posted a piece Tuesday about running back Elijah Holyfield. Despite Swift’s standing as the likely starter heading into this season, the arrival of White and impending arrival of another touted freshman, James Cook, Holyfield has made quite a push this spring. He turned heads when fans noticed his massive biceps in pictures from spring practice, but he’s impressed teammates and coaches with more than his physique.
“He’s a physical, tough guy, one of my favorite competitors out there,” Georgia coach Kirby Smart said last week, according to Towers. “He’s got to pass protect better. He’s got to work on it, and that’s been a big emphasis for him. But I’m excited to see where he goes. He’s had some really good, tough runs this spring.”
In non-running back news, cornerback Mark Webb reportedly sustained an injury at practice, however the severity of the injury remains unknown.
Georgia baseball eclipses 2017 win total … with 18 games to spare
The Georgia baseball team rattled off its 10th consecutive victory against an out-of-conference foe with a 6-1 win over Clemson on Tuesday night in Athens. With the win, the Diamond Dogs improved to 26-11, eclipsing their win total from 2017 (25-32) with 18 games still to play in the regular season.
The Tigers started hot with a leadoff homer in the top of the first inning, but the Bulldogs started hotter. In the bottom of the first, Aaron Schunk had a 2-run triple before Adam Sasser hit a 2-run homer. Georgia added single runs in the second and third innings for the 6-1 final. Aside from giving up the leadoff homer, pitcher Will Proctor (3-2) had a solid outing, allowing 3 hits and striking out 3 in four innings.
Next up is a return to SEC play with a three-game series against Ole Miss in Oxford beginning Friday.
- In-state DB Jalyn Phillips on his UGA offer: ‘It means the world to me’
- UGA recruiting: 2 tackles might complete Georgia’s offensive line class
- The real package deal for nation’s No. 5 CB prospect Andrew Booth
Dawgs on Twitter
What if I told you that dugout interviews sometimes go sideways?
World’s Best Okayest Pitcher: The Chase Adkins Story
— Georgia Bulldogs (@UGAAthletics) April 18, 2018
— Georgia Football (@FootballUGA) April 17, 2018
Finally, one O-line update: Kendall Baker continues to move around, was on the right side today, including at tackle.
Solomon Kindley continues to get most of the work at first team left guard.
— Seth Emerson (@SethWEmerson) April 17, 2018
Watch fear turn to frolics in a nanosecond.
Dog meets a flamingo 😀😀 pic.twitter.com/v7RmxmTksh
— Adorable Dog (@Lifewithcutedog) April 16, 2018
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