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Wednesday Dawg Post News and Notes

ATHENS - News and notes from Georgia's Wednesday practice before the upcoming Georgia Tech game.

Georgia will spend the first part of Thanksgiving like it typically does--by practicing in the morning for Georgia Tech.

Players will disperse before noon to go enjoy a holiday meal.

Houston is going home to Buford to be with family.

“I’m a lineman,” he said. “I don’t have to really watch what I eat.”

His weakness is sweet potato soufflé, his aunt’s specialty.

“That’s my favorite,” he said.

Nose guard Chris Mayes is making a two-hour drive home to Griffin.

“Chilling with the fam,” he said. ““Try not to eat too much because there’s a big game on Saturday.”

Quarterback Greyson Lambert’s parents are coming to town from Jesup. He wasn’t sure of the plans but figures they will eat at a restaurant and hang out at his house.

Ganus plans to go to assistant coach Mike Ekeler’s house along with some other teammates.

Players will return in time to practice Friday. The team will then leave for Atlanta, where it will spend the night. Players will visit the Shepherd Center rehabilitation hospital and Children’s Health Care of Atlanta on Friday afternoon.

This and that

Wide receiver/punt returner Isaiah McKenzie did not get on the practice field Tuesday to be evaluated coming off a foot injury sustained against Georgia Southern, but isn’t being ruled out for Georgia Tech. “I’d say he’s questionable,” Richt said. “We haven’t counted him out yet.”...Defensive tackle Trenton Thompson, who didn’t play last week due to injuries to both ankles, practiced on Tuesday. “I remember watching him in the pass rush drill and battling away,” Richt said. “He seemed like he’s getting close to being ready.

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