Sept. 24, 2012
ATHENS, Ga. --- The Georgia football team began preparations for its game against Tennessee with a 90-minute workout on the Woodruff Practice Fields on Monday.
The No. 5 Bulldogs are off to a 4-0 start, including a 2-0 mark in the SEC. On Saturday, the Bulldogs will entertain Tennessee in a 3:30 p.m. contest at Sanford Stadium. The game will be televised by CBS. Tennessee is 3-1 overall and 0-1 in the SEC.
"Tennessee has a well-coached team," receiver Chris Conley said. "Their coaching staff is doing a great job over there and they have a lot of athletes. It's going to be a great matchup. This is the kind of game we all love to play. It definitely will be a week where we have to put in a lot of work to prepare ourselves, but we're ready for the challenge."
"It was a good practice tonight," Georgia coach Mark Richt said. "It was a beautiful night and everyone's spirits were up. Everybody was working hard. I liked the focus we showed tonight. We've got a big challenge in front of us this week, and it's going to take a great week of preparation. I feel like tonight we got the week off on the right foot."
In other news on Monday:
It was announced that the Oct. 6 game against South Carolina in Columbia will kick off at 7 p.m. and will be televised by ESPN. This will be Georgia's first appearance on ESPN this season, and the Bulldogs have an all-time mark of 28-28-1 on the network.
Tailback Todd Gurley was chosen as the SEC Freshman of the Week after rushing for a career-high 130 yards and scoring two touchdowns against Vanderbilt. Gurley is Georgia's leading rusher this season with 406 yards.