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Georgia football G-Day injury updates: 1 of 4 returning team captains surprise scratch

ATHENS — Warren Ericson, one of the four returning team captains for the Georgia football team, is expected to sit out the G-Day Game.

Ericson was spotted in a protective walking boot, indicating a foot injury that will prevent him from being ready for the 1 p.m. kickoff (TV: ESPN2).

UGA’s other returning team captains, Kearis Jackson, Christopher Smith and Nolan Smith, are all cleared to play.

Freshman receiver C.J. Smith, who along with Arian Smith and Kelee Ringo is among the fastest players on the team, is wearing a knee brace but will play in a white non-contract jersey.

Arian Smith, still coming back from a broken bone in his leg, will also play with a white non-contact jersey.

Senior defensive lineman Tramel Walthour is also sidelined on crutches for the game.

Second-year cornerback Kamari Lassiter was ill and did not play.

Other notable players who could be limited or held out include:

TE Brock Bowers

LB Robert Beal

LB Smael Mondon

LB Rian Davis

TE Darnell Washington

DB Tykee Smith

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