March 21, 2013
ATHENS, Ga. --- The Georgia football team returned to the practice fields Thursday afternoon in frigid conditions for its second practice session of the week.
“Spring practice is always about getting back to the basics in square one,” said center David Andrews. “We’re competing everyday. We still have a lot to work on, but everyone is competing and playing fast. We’re all looking forward to Saturday.”
Georgia has seven practices remaining before the annual G-Day spring game arrives on Saturday, April 6. Georgia will also practice two more times after the spring game.
Thursday was also Georgia’s Pro Day. Seventeen former Georgia players spent much of the morning working out in front of NFL staffs.
“If you looked at how hard they all worked [in their drills] and how smooth they looked, you could tell there are going to be a bunch of Bulldogs out of this class making it in the [NFL],” said head coach Mark Richt.
Richt said that he hopes Georgia will have more than ten players drafted in April’s NFL Draft. The most Georgia players ever taken in a single NFL Draft stands at eight.
On Saturday morning, Georgia will hold its first scrimmage of the spring at Sanford Stadium.
Saturday’s scrimmage is closed to the public. The annual G-Day game will be held on April 6.