November 11, 2006

PREGAME NOTES FROM AUBURN: GAME XI

Georgia Bulldogs (6-4, 3-4) are in Auburn, Alabama to
face the Auburn Tigers (9-1, 5-1). Georgia is coming off a tough stretch in
which the Bulldogs lost four of their last five games.


Under head coach Mark Richt, the Bulldogs
are 2-3 against Auburn and Georgia is 1-1 in Jordan-Hare Stadium.


Auburn holds the series edge 53-48-8, but the Bulldogs
are 12-9-2 in Auburn. Georgia is undefeated against Auburn in years that end
in the number six.


Starting lineups


Redshirt freshman Bryan Evans will start
at the short cornerback position instead of sophomore Ramarcus Brown.


Senior linebacker Danny Verdun will make
his second straight start at the strong side linebacker position ahead of junior
Brandon Miller and freshman Darius Dewberry.


Senior
Ray Gant will start at defensive
tackle ahead of Dale Dixson who started last week.


Dawgs without Turner


Senior offensive tackle/guard Michael Turner
will not play against Auburn. Turner injured his ankle last week against Kentucky.
Junior guard Chester Adams will start at tight guard.


Minor Injury Updates


Junior flankers A.J. Bryant (groin) and
Mikey Henderson (ribs) are all battling injuries heading into
the game Saturday.


Team Captains


The captains for the Auburn game for Georgia are junior
running back Kregg Lumpkin, senior linebacker
Tony Taylor, and senior safety Tra Battle.



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