Mitchell "Kicking Everybody's Butt"

Read what Hutson Mason had to say about Malcolm Mitchell's recovery and much, much more inside.

With summer classes starting on Thursday, Georgia will hold a team meeting Wednesday night.

Two signees won't be there, including one who won't play for the Bulldogs this season.

Wide receiver Gilbert Johnson from Homestead, Fla., is expected to be an academic casualty. rated him a three-star prospect.

Defensive back Shattle Fenteng from Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College has an English composition class to complete but expects to be at UGA before the end of June in time for the second summer session.

Recruiting role to be determined

A change on Georgia's recruiting support staff has come as the Bulldogs' football camps get cranked up this week.

With Darryl Jones no longer director of on-campus recruiting, recruiting assistant Ben Brandenburg has taken on the majority of the increased workload. Richt said football operations director Brad Hutcherson has experience running the camps.

"If there's a good time in the year to make a change, it's now," Richt said. "With the camps coming up, we've got all the camps covered."

Jones' replacement may not have the same duties as Jones.

"Not 100 percent sure on that," Richt said. "We're going to look at our recruiting system and just try to do what's best. There could be a change in how we structure things, possibly. We're going to be discussing that actually this afternoon."

Jones resigned to pursue other opportunities after two years with the program.

"We'll find somebody that will do a great job for us," he said.

Injury updates

Wide receiver Justin Scott-Wesley won't be ready as fast this summer as some of his teammates returning from torn ACLs.

"I'm not a doctor and I'm not an athletic trainer, but I don't know if he's quite as far along as some of the other guys," Richt said. "He seems to be going at it at a slower pace."

Still, Scott-Wesley is expected to be back in time for the season opener.

"I think he'll be ready game one," Richt said. "I don't even know if there are any restrictions on what he can do in the summer. I think it's just a matter of him getting more comfortable as he goes."

Scott-Wesley is in line for a one-game suspension after his marijuana arrest last fall.

Quarterback Hutson Mason, also in Macon, gave an update on receiver Malcolm Mitchell and tailback Keith Marshall, coming back from torn ACLs.

"Malcolm is running sprints with us and he's kicking everybody's butt," Mason said. "Keith is running sprints with us. He looks good. The weird thing about Malcolm is he's about as 100 percent as they go, I think they're just not ready to release him yet (for pass skeleton)."

This and that

The NCAA is allowing coaches two hours a week of film study with players as part of eight hours of required training allowed. Richt said he didn't expect much film study with Georgia players and coaches on the "front end" of summer but there could be more prior to preseason practices.

Georgia now has 82 players on its roster recruited to the school on scholarship after the loss of Johnson and the dismissal of safety Tray Matthews Tuesday.

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