“It’s kind of getting to the point where most of them are kind of ready to line up against someone else other than their own teammates,” Sherrer said.
There was no announcement made on a starter at quarterback, or even the competition being trimmed from three to two.
Pruitt said players are still jockeying for position between the first, second and third units on defense.
“Probably at the end of this week when we start working on an opponent. We’ll decide then,” he said.
This and that
There were still 1,000 tickets on sale as of Monday for the Sept. 5 season opener against Louisiana-Monroe, according to Georgia. Another 400 are available for the Sept. 26 game against Southern. Remaining tickets for both those games came from returns from the visiting team’s allotment.
Georgia’s home game against South Carolina on Sept. 19 has been designated as a “Prostate Cancer Awareness Game” by the SEC to honor retired commissioner Mike Slive who battled the disease. Georgia will wear a commemorative helmet sticker that day. Slive was diagnosed with prostate cancer in the late 1990s and had a recurrence in 2014. The league said after surgery, radiation and chemotherapy he is not now undergoing cancer treatment, but remains under “the watchful eyes of his doctor.” Slive will attend several prostate cancer awareness games in September.
CBSSports.com analysts made some predictions for this season. Georgia fans have been there before on this from Dennis Dodd:
"Alabama will beat Georgia in the final minute of the SEC title game.” Chip Patterson and Jerry Hinnen picked the Bulldogs to win the league. Here’s Hinnen: “Georgia will win the league. And after coming so agonizingly close in 2012, this time Richt and Co. won't let another chance slip through their collective grasp.” All seven CBS analysts picked Georgia to win the SEC East.