Reaction: Injuries, Dallas, Scooters & More

ATHENS - Dawg Post's reaction from the news of the day in Athens.

1. Isaiah Crowell (groin) tried to practice Monday, but was unable to go. Richard Samuel (quad) was not at practice. Crowell is closer to returning than Samuel, Richt added.

Legge's Take:I feel like we go through this sort of thing each year – is this really a surprise? It's not to me. This is a flaw in Georgia's strength and conditioning program or its fall practice schedule or a combination of the two.

There is no reason – none – that this continues to pop up each season. Samuel and Crowell are too important to have these problems – this needs to be figured out… fast.

2. Right guard Chris Burnette (stomach illness) missed practice Monday. Dallas Lee received most of the first-team reps in his absence. Kolton Houston also got some looks with the first-team.

Legge's Take:No big deal. It becomes a big deal if Burnette can't go in a few weeks. Georgia's first team offensive line is solid… after that things fall off.

3. Ray Drew's shoulder will not require surgery following a scooter accident Sunday.

Legge's Take:This is another reoccurring problem at Georgia, but I have to say that scooters are the most practical way to deal with the drive from East Campus Village to the Butts-Mehre considering the parking situation.

Still, how often can this happen? Isn't this the second scooter-related problem at Georgia of late? Not good news, but not as bad as Drew being out on more than a day-to-day basis.

4. The accident has talk of scooter safety running rampant.

Greg McGarity: "With the time management the way it is on campus, it's hard to get from Point A to Point B. It's kind of the way it is. I'm just glad the state law requires kids to wear a helmet."

Mark Richt added: "I always think about it. The scooters allow for all those guys to get around. I'm not ready to say no scooters, but they do need to be careful."

Legge's Take:Both are correct, but until parking is expanded or something else happens the players are going to just have to be careful on the scooters.

5. Chase Vasser is currently the No. 2 strongside OLB, but is cross-training at inside LB.

Legge's Take:Good for Vasser – glad to see him stepping his game up. But if he's playing a ton Georgia's not going to be quite as good. Jarvis Jones, Cornelius Washington and Ray Drew are the outside linebackers who need to be on the field.

6. OLB Cornelius Washington says he's completely healthy after dealing with a hamstring injury the first ten days of camp.

Legge's Take:See above – another hamstring. Annoying.

7. Monday marked the first day of fall semester, which brings an end to the "fall camp" period of the August practice schedule.

Legge's Take:Fall camp went pretty well… at least it seems like that to me. I remember one of the days of fall camp not being a great one, but other than that Georgia had a pretty good early August.

Some players missed some time with hamstrings (etc.), but it wouldn't be a fall camp at Georgia without that. Fall camp at Georgia this fall was about Crowell pretty much handling expectations, no one talking about Aaron Murray at all, Jarvis Jones being cleared by the NCAA and Kwame Geathers' continued emergence at nose.

Not much bad happened in 2011 fall camp at Georgia.

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