Lumpkin out for year; Ware #1 RB now

ATHENS – Georgia may just be snake bitten.

Kregg Lumpkin will indeed miss the rest of the 2004 season with a torn ACL, Mark Richt told the media after today's practice.

"He is going to have surgery in the next few days. We don't expect him to be back until maybe the spring. We had a log jam at the tailback position, and Kregg was the number one there for a reason," said Georgia head coach Mark Richt.

Danny Ware is now the Bulldog's number one running back. Some other changes have occurred as a result of the injury. Brannan Southerland has moved back to fullback and Tyson Browning is moving back to tailback full time. Southerland had been at linebacker and Browning at wide receiver.

"There is no further damage to Kregg's knee other than the ACL. We are disappointed it happened to him. It's part of the game. Now we are going to have to have people step up," said Richt.

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