The Bulldogs (7-3, 5-3 SEC) will entertain Georgia Southern (7-2, 5-1 Sun
Belt) on Saturday at 7 p.m. at Sanford Stadium. The game will be televised
³Today was a good start,² Georgia coach Mark Richt said. ³We got some good
work in and we¹ll need to keep that going on Tuesday. Our scouts will have
to continue to simulate Georgia Southern¹s offense and do a great job to
help get our defense prepared. Same goes for the scouts on defense. This
game will be about tempo and we need to get the feel for that throughout
the week. We know this is going to be a tough battle on Saturday.²
Richt said the captains for Saturday's game will be the members of the
senior class as they play their final game in Sanford Stadium.
Representing the Bulldogs at the coin toss will be offensive linemen
Kolton Houston and John Theus, defensive lineman Sterling Bailey and
linebacker Jordan Jenkins.
In other news on Monday:
€ It was announced that kickoff for the Saturday, Nov. 28, game between
the Bulldogs and Georgia Tech in Atlanta will kick off at noon or 3 p.m.
and will be televised by ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU or ABC. The time and network
will be determined after this week¹s games.
€ Isaiah McKenzie was named the SEC Special Teams Player of the Week for
the second time this season following the Bulldogs¹ win at Auburn.
McKenzie tied a pair of school records and moved up the SEC records books
with his 53-yard punt return for a touchdown to put Georgia up 17-10 in
the fourth quarter. It was his fifth career return for a touchdown, tying
him with Brandon Boykin (2008-11). McKenzie¹s four punt return touchdowns
ties him with Buzy Rosenberg (1970-72) on Georgia¹s all-time list.
McKenzie accounted for Georgia¹s other touchdown as well versus the
Tigers, the first offensive score of his career, coming on a 4-yard rush.