The Georgia football’s defense was focusing on playing with speed and intensity and there were a few shakeups on the Bulldogs defensive line.
Bulldogs defensive line coach Tray Scott was getting after his defensive lineman and making sure that each drill was executed properly. He did this by making certain groups do a drill multiple times until they got it right.
The defensive line had a bit of a different rotation as the first group consisted of (13) Jonathan Ledbetter, (52) Tyler Clark, and (97) John Atkins. The second group consisted of (78) Trenton Thompson, (5) Julian Rochester, and (51) David Marshall.
I do not think that Thompson running with the second group has any significance but perhaps they are trying some different shuffling with the defensive line group and seeing what works the best. Also since there is always a rotation with the defensive line, it does not really matter what group a player is with but more about if a player is in that rotation, which Thompson definitely is.
The defensive backs looked healthy and ready to go and this includes cornerback Aaron Davis, who was injured in the Bulldogs game against Appalachian State. Davis should start opposite of Deandre Baker at cornerback if he is able to play, which I expect him to be able to do.
Kirby Smart was very involved with the defensive backs and continued to incite them to play fast and with speed. The Bulldogs defense looked overall ready to go for the Fighting Irish this weekend and I expect them to not be missing anyone that played week one.
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