May 16, 2006

Receiver a priority for the Bulldogs

One of the big questions around Athens this spring was, "Who will be the quarterback this fall?" Never mind that for a minute, a better question might be, "Who is going to catch the ball this fall?"

With three receivers out and a depth chart largely full of underclassmen, finding enough players to throw the ball to was just as big a problem as getting each of the four quarterbacks work. Let's take a look at what the Bulldogs have and what their plans are to get more receivers.

UGA's current situation: There has been a lot of info in the past couple of days on the wide receiver situation at Georgia, but, to quickly recap, here it is in a nutshell. Sophomore Mohamed Massaquoi returns at the team's top player at the position along side fellow sophomore Kenneth Harris. Senior Mario Raley, juniors Mikey Henderson and T.J. Gartrell, sophomore Mike Moore, and freshman Kris Durham vied for backup positions this past spring while juniors Sean Bailey (ACL) and A.J. Bryant (shoulder), and sophomore Demiko Goodman (shoulder) were out injured. Of the latter group, Goodman is expected back 100 percent while Bryant is very close as well. Just five months removed from tearing and ACL, Bailey will likely redshirt in 2006.

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