South Carolina Week: Sunday News and Notes

ATHENS - Josh Kendall's news and notes from Georgia's fall practices.

The injury to Kregg Lumpkin probably won't affect the playing status of truefreshman Caleb King, who will return to practice today after missing almost three weeks due to a groin injury. "Lumpkin is not a season-ending injury so that probably would keep us from begin in a rush on Caleb unless he's the best," Richt said. Fullbacks Jason Johnson and Shaun Chapas both can play tailback behind Thomas Brown and Knowshon Moreno if there's an emergency situation.

Redshirt freshman safety Reshad Jones, who shared time with starter CJ Byrd, learned a lesson from the personal foul penalty he earned on a second half kickoff, Richt said. "I thought he was fortunate not to get thrown out of the game. Within a minute or two, he walked up behind me and apologized." … The Bulldogs, who scored 29 touchdowns in 46 trips into the red zone last year, were 5-of-6 in similar situations against Oklahoma State. the only time they didn't score after advancing past the Cowboys' 20-yard line was in the final two minutes of the game when they were trying to run out the clock. "We were really 5-for 5-the way I look at it," Richt said. … Georgia will work very hard on its extra point and field goal blocking schemes, which on Saturday left holes that "will be very obvious to South Carolina," Richt said.

QUOTABLE: "It's just one game. We can't get too jacked up, but if we can build off what has happened so far, I think we can be pretty good." – Georgia coach Mark Richt

INJURIES: Richt said Sunday evening that he didn't know of any injuries other than the one to Lumpkin, but he had not talked to head athletic trainer Ron Courson when he spoke to reporters.

UP NEXT: South Carolina, Saturday, 5:45 p.m., Sanford Stadium, ESPN


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