A few Bulldogs missing from Practice 6

Jarvis Jones starred at outside linebacker for the Georgia Bulldogs from 2011-12. Now he's coaching that position at UGA as a student assistant coach.
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Jarvis Jones starred at outside linebacker for the Georgia Bulldogs from 2011-12. Now he's coaching that position at UGA as a student assistant coach.

The Georgia Bulldogs returned to Woodruff Practice Fields on Thursday after a well-deserved day off and were greeted for a full-pads workout with the hottest day of preseason camp so far.

Some quick observations from the 12-minute viewing period allowed reporters:

Outside linebacker leaves practice. Robert Beal was escorted from the field under his own power by head trainer Ron Courson just as the third period began. No way of knowing the seriousness or nature of his departure, but the Bulldogs already are down one outside linebacker.

Missing tight ends: Freshman Ryland Goede and graduate transfer Eli Wolf were missing from drills during the third and fourth practice periods. Again, no way of knowing why they were absent until Kirby Smart meets with reporters Saturday.

O-line back at full strength: After two days of riding a stationary bike, redshirt freshman Owen Condon was back with the offensive line. Condon had been getting some second-team reps behind Andrew Thomas at left tackle before being confined to the bike earlier this week.

Quarterback depth: There are depth concerns at quarterback for Georgia, with Stetson Bennett and the medically recovering D'Wan Mathis as the only scholarship players backing up starter Jake Fromm. But the Bulldogs aren't standing pat with just two backups. In addition to third-year walk-on John Seter, the Bulldogs have added Jes Sutherland, a graduate transfer from Samford by way of College Park, and Nathan Priestley, a 6-foot-4, 205-pound freshman from Loyola High School in Los Angeles. So they're back to five quarterbacks.

Jarvis Jones back with Dogs. Fans can rest in the knowledge that the Bulldogs' outside linebackers are hearing from one of the best. Jarvis Jones, who starred at outside linebacker for Georgia from 2011-12, is helping out Dan Lanning as a student assistant coach. Jones is back in school after injuries forced his NFL retirement.

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