Richt will rotate three tackles

HOOVER, AL – Last season Georgia struggled with injuries and depth on the offensive line. This year the Dawgs hope to avoid that by employing a three man rotation at tackle.

Georgia Head Coach Mark Richt said Wednesday that Max Jean-Gilles would be moved inside to guard and that he would be replaced, at least in past, by a three man tackle rotation consisting of Dennis Roland, Daniel Inman, and Ken Shackleford.

"As long as that's what we do all season long, I don't think that it will be a problem," said Richt of the rotation.

Jean-Gilles, who is said to be a natural guard, will be moved inside to provide more muscle for Georgia. He and Josh Brock will likely be the starters by the end of fall camp. Georgia's other starting guard from last season probably will not play this season.

Richt said that he did not expect Bartley Miller to make a full recovery for the 2004 season. Miller will likely redshirt this year.

Brock, too, has an injury that he will be forced to deal with. "It has been a long time since Josh had contact; we'll see what he can handle at camp," Richt said.

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