The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

<b>Josh Kendall</b> takes a look at the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly after Saturday's dismantling of Alabama.

THE GOOD: Georgia's young backs -- Tyson Browning and Kregg Lumpkin -- are starting to mature just in time. After watching film from Saturday's game, Coach Mark Richt came away most impressed with Browning, who carried the ball 13 times for 47 yards and caught two passes for 22 yards.

"Right now Tyson is in the lead (to start against Tennessee)," Richt said. "Tyson made some outstanding runs and some outstanding catches. He's really made the most improvement to this point."

Lumpkin led Georgia on Saturday with 55 yards on 14 carries. He graded his effort at "85 or 90 percent." "I think Lumpkin did outstanding with the opportunities he had," Richt said.

THE BAD: Richt confirmed that junior running back Tony Milton is probably done for the season due to a calcium deposit below his left leg. "It doesn't look real good for Tony," Richt said. "I don't know if he can get any better without surgery right now. There's a chance we have to go in that direction before he can play again for us. I don't think we'll see him again anytime soon."

Milton has started each of the three games he played this season, including Saturday, but he carried the ball just four times for 5 yards against the Crimson Tide. He has 25 carries for 82 yards overall.

THE UGLY: Georgia whipped Alabama on Saturday despite 11 penalties for 99 yards. Seven of the Bulldogs' penalties came during the first half when they were rolling up 37 points against the Crimson Tide.

Georgia has hurt itself all season with errors. It entered Saturday's game 10th in the SEC in penalties at 73.5 yards per game. The Bulldogs have now been flagged 49 times for 393 yards.

THE INJURIES: Richt said Sunday he thinks all of the Bulldogs' injured players except Milton and wide receiver Sean Bailey (hamstring) probably will play against Tennessee. Offensive tackle Daniel Inman (ankle), offensive guard Josh Brock (shoulder), defensive tackle Ken Veal (ankle), defensive end Quentin Moses (elbow) and wide receiver Reggie Brown (hamstring) may miss today's practice and possibly Tuesday.

Running back Michael Cooper, linebacker Arnold Harrison (ankle) and offensive tackle Max Jean-Gilles (knee bruise) should be ready to go full speed today.

NOTABLE: Place-kicker Billy Bennett moved to second in scoring in team history on Saturday. Bennett had 13 points (three FGs, four PATs) and now has 325 for his career. He passed former running back Herschel Walker, who had 314 points in his three-year career. Former kicker Kevin Butler is Georgia's career leader with 353 points.

QUOTABLE: "I've got to just make myself hammer the ball more than I did. I've just got to be more patient." -- Georgia coach Mark Richt second-guessing his pass-heavy play-calling in the third quarter Saturday.

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