ATHENS — Georgia coach Kirby Smart said right tackle Isaiah Wilson is “coming along well” and indicated he’ll be eager to watch him in Monday’s practice.
Wilson has been out the past two games after suffering a sprained ankle in the Sept. 4 practice in the indoor facility.
The No. 3-ranked Bulldogs (3-0) play host to No. 7 Notre Dame (2-0) at 8 p.m. on Saturday at Sanford Stadium (TV: CBS). It’s the first non-conference game between Top 10 teams between the hedges since 1966.
The receiver ranks appeared thin by the end of Saturday’s 55-0 win over Arkansas State, with Simmons, Robertson, Kearis Jackson and Tommy Bush all in street clothes.
Jackson (hand) and Bush (groin) aren’t expected to return this week.
Smart indicated on Monday that Robertson (lower body extremity) would likely be back, and that Simmons (shoulder) is expected to be back on Saturday.
The Bulldogs cleared 2018 defensive tackle starter Julian Rochester earlier this season after his offseason ACL surgery, but Rochester has yet to play this season, working his way back into shape.
Smart said he would evaluate cornerback Tyson Campbell at practice after the sophomore was spotted in a protective walking boot on Monday morning.
Campbell was held out of the second half of the 55-0 win over Arkansas State, but he did not appear injured after the game.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly indicated on Sunday that he felt it likely tight end Cole Kmet will be able to return from injury his week. Kmet was projected to be the starter this season before suffering a broken clavicle in fall drills.
Running back Jahmir Smith is expected to be back running this week, but Kelly’s comments on him indicated he was more in the “questionable” range. Smith has been d
Receiver Michael Young will be out, Kelly said, needing another week of recovery time from the broken collarbone he suffered in an Aug. 18 practice.
Connor Riley contributed to this report