Rundown: Isaiah, Figgins, Lassiter & More

ATHENS - A few quick hitters from Georgia's practice Tuesday.

1. Isaiah Crowell will play in Wednesday's scrimmage, Mark Richt said. Crowell says he's feeling increasingly more comfortable with the offense and pass protection.

"Yeah I think I'm doing good so far picking up on, like, blitz protections and all the runs and pass pro and all that," Crowell said. "So I think I'm doing good."

In situations where he's still unsure, Crowell does have help in the huddle and backfield.

"I told him, ‘Hey, I'm right there with you. Just whenever you're unsure, no matter what, just look at me and ask me and I pretty much know what they're doing,'" quarterback Aaron Murray said.

Added Crowell: "That makes me very comfortable to know that you've got a quarterback that knows a lot and that you can ask whatever you need."

2. Fullback Bruce Figgins and tailback Carlton Thomas joined the list of injured players Tuesday.

"Bruce had a pulled muscle," Richt said. "I think it might have been a hamstring. We don't think it's real serious.

"I think Carlton has just had a chronic ankle thing. He's been practicing with it, and it just came to the point where we needed to give him a break."

3. Receiver Marlon Brown (ankle) and nose tackle John Jenkins (hamstring) missed practice Tuesday, but neither injury should linger into next week.

4. Some good news on the injury front: receiver Malcolm Mitchell returned to practice Tuesday.

5. The team will hold the final scrimmage of fall camp Wednesday, simulating a practice game with Boise State.

"It's an important day," Richt said. "It's the first time the No. 1 offense and No. 1 defense will be on the same team since the bowl (last season). All spring, all camp it's always been offense verses defense. Now everybody gets to be on the same team, coaches included. Everybody gets to kiss and make up and be on the same team. So that's good."

The scrimmage will be live contact (including on special teams) and conducted just like a real game.

"What happens sometimes in scrimmages is you tend to script some certain situations," Richt said. "You might start a drive on the 30 or 40 or whatever it is, you might go third-and-long, some short yardage, some goal line--you just have a lot of situations. What I want to do in this one is kind of put it all together, and just play a game and be ready to go from offense to punt team, defense to extra point or field goal block or whatever you've got to do—the transitions that you have to have. The other thing too is when you play it as it happens, everyone just has to respond quickly. The coach doesn't have his little script of what to do and knowing what's coming. It's as much for the coaches as it is for the players."

6. Running back Richard Samuel (quad) is doubtful for Wednesday's scrimmage. But, according to Richt, Samuel is progressing well and receiving more reps in practice.

7. Both Christian LeMay and Michael Tamburo are playing the part of Boise State quarterback Kellen Moore. Tamburo, who transferred from Boise State this offseason, is left-handed—just like Moore—and knows the Broncos' offense well.

"I think he's going to help the scout team out a lot," backup quarterback Hutson Mason said. "He told me last night that a lot of the plays the scout team is running he knows like right off the top of his head because he ran those plays at Boise. I think he's going to help out a lot."

8. Speaking of Mason, he was proud that his high school alma mater, Lassiter, beat No. 1 ranked Brookwood last Saturday.

"Go Trojans baby," Mason said.

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