Bulldogs Log First Of Two Monday Practices

The Georgia Bulldogs wrapped up another practice on Monday as the team continues to get ready for the August 30th opener against Clemson.


Aug. 11, 2014

ATHENS, Ga. -- The Georgia football team continued preseason camp Monday morning with its 12th practice on the Woodruff Practice Fields.

The Bulldogs are scheduled for another practice Monday evening.

Monday's practices came on the heels of the Bulldogs' first scrimmage on Saturday and the first day off from camp for the players on Sunday.

Following Monday's first practice, freshmen from the offensive side of the ball met with the media.

"It's a grind, but I really like it," tight end Jeb Blazevich said. "The transition is going as smooth as it can. I'm trying to learn and get better every day. I'm still making a few freshman mistakes. It's like, `Wow, I can't believe I just did that. We just went over that.' I have to grow up quick and the other tight ends are making sure I'm doing that."

"It's great; it's been a wonderful experience," running back Sony Michel said. "It's a whole other atmosphere from high school. I feel like a freshman from the perspective of having to learn, but in terms of work ethic, I'm in there to compete. Nick (Chubb) and I are learning from each other and feeding off each other, and if we're not sure about something, we can ask the older guys. They're there to help us. We want to work to be at their level."

The annual Fans' Picture Day will be held Saturday, Aug. 16, in the Reed Plaza area of Sanford Stadium and will feature Richt, football players, cheerleaders, other UGA athletic teams and mascot Uga IX.  Special ticket coupons are required for access to the location for Uga IX and Richt.  Those tickets will be distributed to the first 150 fans at 10 a.m. from the East End ticket windows on East Campus Road.

Gates will open at 2 p.m., on Picture Day, and the Georgia cheerleaders, Dance Dawgs and Hairy Dawg will be available from 2-6 p.m.  Uga IX and other University of Georgia sports teams will be available from 2-4 p.m.  Ticket holders to see Uga IX must be in line by 2:30 p.m.  Georgia football players will be on hand for autographs from 4-6 p.m.  Richt will also be available from 4-6 p.m. for those with ticket coupons.  Ticket holders to see Richt must be in line by 4:30 p.m.

Georgia, ranked No. 12 in the Amway Coaches Poll, will open the season against No. 16 Clemson on Aug. 30 at 5:30 p.m. The game will be televised by ESPN.

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