The Georgia Bulldogs will play their annual spring football game, “G-Day” this Saturday at Sanford Stadium in front of possibly 76,000 fans Between The Hedges. This game serves as the first time Dawg fans can see the newest crop of players poised to make an impact this upcoming season. Meanwhile, the game is free to attend, meanwhile, it is strongly advisable to arrive early.
“There is no greater ability to measure our team than to put whatever the maximum number is on our stadium,” Georgia Head Coach Kirby Smart said. “Our fans have been incredible and it’s a great opportunities to see some of our mid-year enrollees perform [in this game].
While no one is technically keeping score, it is important for fans to pay attention to returning starting quarterback Jake Fromm. The 6’2” quarterback from Warner Robins led the Bulldogs to the SEC title and Rose Bowl victory last season and many believe he has not rested upon his laurels. His improvement during spring practices has been widely publicized.
“One thing about coming here, you’ll receive a football education,” Fromm said April 6th.
Justin Fields is the much hyped 6’3″, 225 pound quarterback from Kennesaw that has been Georgia’s most talked about recruit since a guy named Herschel. This will be the first time many fans and observers will see Fields on a football field since his high school days.
He is an early enrollee and has all the physical tools to take Georgia to places last reached by a guy named Herschel. However, his maturity and learning curve will be the keys that will unlock his success.
Also, watch to see running backs Elijah Holyfield and Brian Herrien shoulder the load left behind by Nick Chubb and Sony Michel. While D’Andre Swift is the leader in the clubhouse as far as who is the starter, Holyfield and Herrien have to spell swift and whether they can maintain that standard remains to be seen.