Rundown: Jarvis, Scrimmage & More

ATHENS - Quick hitter news and notes from Georgia's day of work Wednesday.

1. Jarvis Jones was finally made available to the press today. He said the news of his eligibility was great, but that he never stressed over the decision.

"It's been the same for me," Jones said. "I've been preparing the same. It never bothered me. I never stressed about it. Now that we know it's over, we can prepare the best way we can."

Jones said he had a pre-existing relationship with Tony Adams dating back to when he "11 or 12 years old."

"It was something I never really worried about," he said. "I knew I was in the best position, so I never really stressed about it or anything. God put me in the best place and the best position. The people that handled it handled it real well."

Some of Jones' teammates didn't even know there was an investigation. He didn't ever really talk about it.

"I knew I didn't do anything," he said. "I knew the situation was good from the get go. It was just some business people had to go through and investigate."

2. Georgia held the first of three scrimmages Wednesday. The vibe after talking to Mark Richt and players was the defense had a better day than the offense.

"Before we went out to the scrimmage we pretty much made up our minds that we were going to dominate today," said defensive back Sanders Commings. "I think for the most part we did."

3. The rushing statistics for the No. 1 offense were more impressive than the passing totals.

"Our running backs were looking great," said quarterback Aaron Murray. "The offensive line made some huge holes for them and those guys had some long runs. If the running backs are looking good and the offensive line is making huge holes, why stop with that?"

4. Here's your daily fix for #IsaiahWatch: 13 carries, 84 yards, 1 TD, long of 15 yards,

"He looked excellent," Murray said. "He made some cuts today and some runs that were very impressive. Everybody is definitely excited about what he can do this season."

5. John Jenkins is working mostly with the second-team defense.

"He ran some first team out of goal line, but out of nickel or base, he didn't run first team today," said defensive end Abry Jones.

6. Michael Bennett is picking up steam in the race for the No. 3 receiver spot.

"I think Michael Bennett has had a really good camp," coach Mark Richt said. "If you had your top three it would be TK, Marlon and Michael."

7. Shawn Williams is pulling ahead in the battle to be the starting safety.

"I really like what Shawn Williams is doing," Richt said. "He's a kid, somewhere along the line I've been talking about guys flipping the switch or whatever you want to call it—he's just started to lock in and do things the Georgia way. He's just taking a real serious attitude about getting the job done."

8. Alec Ogletree has been the most impressive defensive player this fall camp, according to Richt.

"The guy who is making the most plays is ‘Tree, and he's in the position where he should be making the most plays," Richt said. "If the ball goes away from Jarvis, there's not a whole lot he can do about it. Ogletree sitting where he is, he's got a chance to make a play on either side, up the gut and either direction. He's an outstanding cover linebacker, as you might imagine, coming from the safety position."

9. Freshman Amarlo Herrera returned a fumble 65 yards for a touchdown in the scrimmage.

"Herrera, he's going to be a great player," Jones said. "He's gotten huge since he's been here. He's learning a whole lot. I've talked to him somewhat. He's just developing. Our whole freshman class is unbelievable. They're learning the system pretty fast. I think all them are going to be great."

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