Running Backs wait thier turn

ATHENS - It wasn't until Saturday's 48-13 win over Boise State was finished that it really occurred to Georgia running back Danny Ware what a light day he had.

"After the game, when your realize you only carried the ball four times, it's disappointing," he said, "but during the game, you're just trying to win so it doesn't matter."

The No. 13 Bulldogs' talented tailbacks saw the downside of playing in a loaded backfield against the Broncos. Georgia ran for 183 yards, but 85 of that came from quarterback D.J. Shockley. Leading running back Thomas Brown had eight carries for 42 yards; Danny Ware had four for 17.

The Bulldogs threw the ball 33 times and ran it 33 times against the Broncos.

"We did about what we wanted to with the rotation of the (tailbacks)," Coach Mark Richt said. "We didn't really get too lathered up in the run game, but we had some nice runs. We ran it well enough for our play-action pass to be outstanding."

In all, seven Bulldog running backs carried the ball in the blowout.

"With about five tailbacks trying to rotate, everybody is not going to touch the ball as much as you'd like," Ware said. "You just have to humble yourself."

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