ATHENS — Georgia football coach Kirby Smart said Demetris Robertson hasn’t played with the team the last two games on account of an injury
“He’s still injured right now,” Smart said on Tuesday. “I don’t know if he’ll be cleared for this game or not.”
Smart did not elaborate on the nature of the injury or provide a timeline on when or if Robertson would return this season.
Many expected Robertson — a former FWAA Freshman All-American — to make an impact for the Bulldogs this season.
The No. 5-ranked Bulldogs (8-1, 6-1) had a 70-man roster limit for their trips to Kentucky to play the Wildcats and Jacksonville, Fla., where they played the Gators.
Georgia plays Auburn (6-3, 3-3) at 7 p.m. on Saturday at Sanford Stadium (TV: ESPN, Radio WSB 750 AM, 95.5 FM).
Robertson last played at LSU, where he bobbled an under thrown pass on what was ruled an incomplete pass in the 36-16 loss to the Tigers.
Georgia has no shortage of capable receivers: sophomore Jeremiah Holloman has emerged the past two games with four catches in each contest.
Riley Ridley leads the UGA receivers with 30 catches this season, and the Bulldogs have 16 different players who have a catch this season.
Robertson, a 6-foot, 190-pound redshirt sophomore out of Savannah Christian, played in the first seven games this season but he has yet to make a catch.
Robertson has three rushes for 97 yards including a 72-yard touchdown run against Austin Peay and a 23-yard run against Middle Tennessee. his last touch came against Tennessee, a 3-yard run.
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