Georgia football social media provides behind-the-scenes look at fall camp

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Behind the curtain with Georgia football

You may have noticed Georgia football increase its social media efforts the last few weeks. The @FootballUGA account on Twitter and georgiafootball Instagram page have produced a steady stream of hype videos and practice footage during fall camp this year.

On Tuesday, the Bulldogs’ social media team ramped up their efforts to provide that access with a more than dozen videos capturing the players hanging out at the the hotel after practice. Former UGA fullback and current player development assistant Jeremy Thomas is your guide to a behind-the-scenes at the downtime of fall camp.

Here’s redshirt freshman offensive lineman Ben Cleveland eating a well-balanced meal of hamburger steak, fried chicken, and cool ranch Doritos.

Jacob Eason detailed what you have to do to keep your hair looking good on a hot day of practice.

True freshman linebacker Walter Grant talks about adjusting to his new practice schedule and learning the playbook.

Jake Fromm discusses his throwing technique for when he has to toss pillows at Eason to stop him from snoring.

Those are just a few of the videos released by Georgia football on Tuesday. Go here or here to check out the rest and any others it may have posted since.

The o-line shuffle

Presumptive starting left tackle Isaiah Wynn missed practice on Monday and Tuesday this week, but his absence doesn’t seem to be any cause for concern. According to Kirby Smart, Wynn has “a little bit of illness,” and is being kept out of practice as a precautionary measure. Sophomore defensive lineman Michail Carter has been sick as well and hasn’t participated in practice the last two days.

The linemen who were at practice continued playing musical chairs. On Tuesday, true freshman Andrew Thomas got reps with the first-team line, as did redshirt freshmen Solomon Kindley and Ben Cleveland. True freshmen Isaiah Wilson, Netori Johnson, and Justin Shaffer also shuffled in and out at different positions. With the way things are going, it’s looking more and more likely that a freshman — maybe more than one — will start on the line this season.

“It’s a critical decision,” Smart said. “We’ve always said we want to play the guys who give us the best opportunity to win. Well in Game 1 that may not be the same as Game 2, 3, 4, 5. So when we make those decisions we make them based on down the road, who’s going to be the best guy down the road. That doesn’t mean that that guy might start. …

“Very similar to Jacob and Greyson last year. We’re trying to decide who’s going to be the best guy down the road. It doesn’t mean that guy’s going to start right away. It just means that guy’s going to be ready to play and going to be developed.”

Terry Godwin poised to be The Man in UGA receiving corps

This is a make or break season for Terry Godwin, who should get more opportunities to touch that ball now that his favored slot position is open. When asked about Godwin last weekend, offensive coordinator Jim Chaney seemed confident based on the work Godwin put in during the offseason.

“I think Terry’s done a wonderful job. He’s put a few pounds on. He’s gotten stronger. He looks a little faster to me. Once again, Terry is familiar with the offense, and he’s doing a wonderful job out there. I think he’s got exceptional hands. I think his mind’s in a great spot. I think his attitude’s fantastic, and I love how he’s working right now.”

You know it’s still the offseason when …

Folks are arguing about barbecue instead of football. Someone spot the ball already.

What 4-star DE Azeez Ojulari says about Georgia

Four-star Marietta High defensive end Azeez Ojulari is set to make his decision on Thursday, Aug. 17, when he’ll choose between Georgia, Florida, Auburn, Tennessee, Clemson, and South Carolina. Jeff Sentell of DawgNation spoke with Ojulari, who had this to say about the Bulldogs.

“I’ve been up there to Georgia for a couple of times now. It just gets better and better and better. Every time I have been there I have just built upon those relationships to make them stronger. There is [outside linebackers] coach [Kevin] Sherrer and [running backs] coach [Dell] McGee and then coach Kirby Smart. It is just a great relationship there for me with Georgia. Just like it is with Florida and South Carolina and Auburn.”

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