Georgia Football Continues Preseason Camp

Hutson Mason and Brendan Douglas talk about how Wednesday's practice went and how preseason as a whole is going.


Aug. 13, 2014

ATHENS-----The Georgia football team continued preseason camp Wednesday morning with a two-hour practice in full pads at the Woodruff Practice Fields.

Wednesday marked the fourth and final two-a-day for the Bulldogs, who are slated to practice again in the evening.

Offensive players, including quarterback Hutson Mason, addressed the media following Wednesday's practice.

"(Preseason camp) been a great opportunity for us to find our team identity," Mason said. "That's really what camp is all about. We are trying to figure out where all the pieces of the puzzle fit and where we can be most effective in using guys.

"I think I've gotten better. One of the things I really wanted to work on was staying in the pocket and keeping my eyes up and be more effective from within the pocket. We have watched some pro tape to see how those guys stand in the pocket and throw guys open. That's one thing we've been working on as quarterbacks."

Following the Wednesday evening workout, the Bulldogs will practice again on Thursday. Fall semester classes at UGA are scheduled to begin Monday.

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.

PICTURE DAY INFORMATION
The annual University of Georgia Fans' Picture Day will be held Saturday, August 16, in the Reed Plaza area of Sanford Stadium and will feature coach Mark Richt, football players, cheerleaders, other UGA athletic teams along with mascot, Uga IX.

Special ticket coupons are required for access to the location for Uga IX and Coach Richt. Those tickets will be distributed to the first 150 fans at 10:00 a.m. from the East End ticket windows on East Campus Road.

Gates will open at 2 p.m. 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 2:00-4:00 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 4:00-6:00 p.m. Head Coach Mark Richt will also be available from 4-6 p.m. for those with ticket coupons. Ticket holders to see Coach Richt must be in line by 4:30 p.m.

Other UGA teams scheduled to attend include baseball, men's basketball, equestrian, women's golf, gymnastics, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, men's and women's tennis, track & field, cross country and volleyball.

Fans will be able to enter Reed Plaza through Gate 2 in the northwest corner of the stadium across from the Tate Student Center and Gate 4 through the East Campus Road entry into Reed Plaza. Both gates open at 2:00 p.m. Parking is available to the general public in all campus lots surrounding the stadium. Handicapped parking will be available in the Tate Center lots.

Concessions will be available in several areas of Reed Plaza. Fans can purchase UGA merchandise at the UGA Bookstore located in the Tate Center. The bookstore will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

No outside items may be brought to Picture Day. The Georgia Athletic Association will provide each fan with two free schedule posters to be signed by the players and Coach Richt. Fans are limited to two items per person and fans will only be allowed to have the 2014 Football Schedule poster signed. No other items will be permitted.

 

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