"We're trying to win games," Ball said. "We've got five, six, maybe seven games we have to get ready to play. That's a whole season for a freshman. We're looking at it from the standpoint of, ‘Can he help us win?'"
King is excited about the prospect of playing, he said.
"If I can help my team just one game, I don't think it's a wasted year," he said.
King is optimistic about the chance he will play, he said.
"I've been in a lot more running with the first or second team this week," he said.
THIS AND THAT: Brandon Miller (calf injury) will start at strong side linebacker if he is healthy, Richt said. Washington will start in the middle, and Dannell Ellerbe will start on the weak side, Richt said. … Mikey Henderson (hamstring) will be healthy enough to return punts this week, Richt said. … Georgia's Dan Magill and Tim Worley will be inducted into the Georgia-Florida Hall of Fame this year. … Florida has won a school-record eight straight games against Georgia, Tennessee and Florida State.