Athlon tabs Dawgs as #3

Athlon Sports, publisher of America's Premier Sports Annuals, is releasing its preseason Top 25 and Georgia checks in at No. 3.

Athlon Sports predicts Georgia to finish first in the SEC East.

DL David Pollack is named a preseason First-Team All-American and First-Team All-SEC.

LB Odell Thurman and DB Thomas Davis are named preseason Second-Team All-Americans and First-Team All-SEC.

QB David Greene, WR Fred Gibson and OL Max Jean-Gilles are also named preseason First-Team All-SEC, giving Georgia six members on the First-Team.

WR Reggie Brown and DL Will Thompson are named preseason Second-Team All-SEC.

DL Kedric Golston is named preseason Third-Team All-SEC.

Georgia's offensive line is rated No. 3 in the nation and No. 1 in the SEC. Georgia's quarterbacks are rated No. 5 in the nation and No. 1 in the SEC. Georgia's wide receivers are rated No. 6 in the nation and No. 1 in the SEC.

Magazines will hit newsstands on May 31. The Southeastern edition cover will feature David Greene and David Pollack. Magazines are available for pre-order at

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