Kirby Smart (HEAD COACH) – It’s obvious, but the Georgia Bulldogs are looking to remain perfect on the year, and Coach Kirby Smart doesn’t plan on stopping here. Winning the SEC will be a statement for Coach Smart and this team. Even though they’re not listening, it’ll silence the doubters and show the dominance of this 2022 team. Fifteen draft picks and how many transfer later and the Dawgs are in the same position they were last year. It’s all Smart. He’ll keep the guys composed come Saturday.
Stetson Bennett (QB #13) – You need big players to step up in big moments, and what other time like the SEC Championship to do it. Stetson Bennett hasn’t been perfect this season, but if he’s anything he’s clutch. He’ll wow you with his legs or his arm when you least expect it, but hopefully his full array skills will be on display against the Tigers this Saturday. The Dawgs will need their veteran QB on and off the field to help lead this young team through the postseason, and it starts this Saturday.
Brock Bowers (TE #19) – His numbers haven’t been the same as last year’s but he’s still the same Brock Bowers we’ve come to know and love. Bowers is one of the best receivers in the country right now. Plain and simple. If the Dawgs are needing to move the ball, you can bet it’ll be No. 19 running with it.
Broderick Jones (OL #59) – The LSU Tigers’ defensive front will more than likely be one of the more proven that Georgia has faced thus far. They have some of the best EDGE play in the conference because of guys like Harold Perkins and BJ Ojulari, and the numbers prove it too. Those two are top-10 in the SEC in sacks, but one thing they haven’t done is play against a tackle like Broderick Jones. Jones is a leaner tackle who should be just agile enough to keep up with the Tigers and negate that threat.
Javon Bullard (DB #22) – Javon Bullard has slowly become a well-known name on this defense. Since his breakout game was against Tennessee, he’s been relied on more and more by Glenn Schumann and Will Muschamp. He’s a physical run defender, and the Dawg will need that as the Tiger’s QB is quite fond of tucking and running.
Jack Podlesny (K #96) – Mr. Consistent as labeled by Coach Smart. With the red zone issues, the Dawgs have been facing over this last stretch, Jack Podlesny will likely be called on a couple times in this upcoming game. One thing Georgia will need is guaranteed points. That’s essentially what Podlesny has been whenever he trots onto the field: a guaranteed score.