"We have numbers at defensive end, they're just all hurt," recruiting coordinator Rodney Garner said.
The interior part of the line is a much bigger concern, Garner said. With three seniors -- Jeff Owens, Kade Weston and Geno Atkins -- all leaving at year's end, the depth at the position could get shallow awfully quickly. Prior to the 2009 class, the Bulldogs had signed just two tackles -- Richardo Crawford and DeAngelo Tyson -- in the past three years, putting plenty of pressure on Garner to land a big group of impact interior linemen in 2010.
"We've got to sign at least two to three (at defensive tackle)," Garner said.
After landing two of the top quarterback recruits in the nation in 2009 in Zach Mettenberger and Aaron Murray to go along with rising sophomore Logan Gray, Georgia figures to be solid at the position for the foreseeable future, but with the departure of fifth-year senior Joe Cox, Mark Richt said he'd still like to nab at least one more QB in 2010.
"We need to sign one because Joe's going to leave and four is really the minimum you should have in one season," Richt said.
"I think it will be a pretty balanced class," Garner said. "We may not sign a tight end in this class, but I think at every other position, there will be numbers."