Georgia football team began preparations for this week's non-conference matchup
with Appalachian State by holding a one-hour session under the
lights on the Woodruff Practice Fields on Monday.
Bulldogs are 5-3 overall and 4-2 in the SEC, while the Mountaineers are 2-7
overall and 2-4 in the Southern Conference. This will mark the first time the
two schools have played each other.
game in Athens will kick off at 12:30 p.m. and will be televised regionally by
Atlanta station WSB Channel 2.
practice was the first for the Bulldogs since their 23-20 victory against
Florida in Jacksonville last Saturday.
thought the guys did a great job of putting that game behind them today,"
Georgia coach Mark Richt said. "It was an emotional win for us, but we
can't afford to think about it or celebrate it too much. Appalachian State
deserves all our attention and focus this week. We're expecting a real
challenge from them on Saturday."
said the captains for Saturday's game will be center David Andrews and receiver
Michael Bennett on offense, nose Garrison Smith on defense, and fullback Corey
Campbell on special teams.
game will be Homecoming for the Bulldogs. Georgia is 72-17-2 all-time in
Aaron Murray has another SEC career record within reach Saturday. The SEC
mark for career touchdown passes is 114 by Florida's Danny Wuerffel (1993-96)
and Murray will enter the game with 113. Murray already owns the SEC
career records in total offense and passing yards.