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Tuesday August 9th, 2022 7:41AM

Georgia defense takes back over in Thursday practice

By staff reports
ATHENS -- With temperatures in the 70s and clear skies with a light breeze blowing, the Bulldog football team practiced for 90 minutes on Thursday during its second session of the week.

Georgia has four practices remaining before the annual G-Day spring game arrives on Saturday, April 16.

"The defense won today, but I thought it was still a pretty spirited practice from both sides," said head coach Mark Richt. "The guys are starting to get tired out there with this being the 10th practice. But hopefully they will get revived on Friday and then be ready for the scrimmage on Saturday. I really appreciate the effort the coaches and staff have put out this spring. They have worked as hard as they can about every day."

In addition to the regular staff that accompanies the Bulldogs during each practice at the Woodruff Practice Field, approximately 150 more guests were in attendance on Tuesday. Richt and his staff hosted their yearly University of Georgia faculty and staff appreciate day.

The group was invited to watch a portion of practice before getting to visit with the players they work with following the practice. The faculty and staff then got a tour of the new expansion at Butts-Mehre before sharing a meal with the Bulldog coaching staff.

"This is our opportunity to tell the faculty how much we appreciate them and just thanks for all that they do," Richt said. "So many people cooperate together to help get the job done with our players. We monitor our players the best we can, but many outside people are gracious enough to help us. We mostly get good reports and if someone gets going sideways, we like to know about it and get them back on track. Another key element of this is that the faculty gets to see what our guys go through day in and day out and understand more about the rigors that they go through playing football."

The Bulldogs return for a scrimmage at Sanford Stadium on Saturday morning.
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