March 8, 2007

Dawgs make first contact

Spring practice moved into the Sanford Stadium for the first time in 2007 as the Georgia Bulldogs began practice with pads for the first time this spring. Head coach Mark Richt and the Georgia coaching staff hosted a coaching clinic in the stadium during practice.

"Today we got to hit a little bit, we did not go full to the ground, but we had some contact," said Richt in the Georgia press release. "I know the players liked it, they would rather have that than no contact practice in shorts. Tomorrow we will be in full pads and they will get to tackle some."

One of the players enjoying the contact was redshirt freshman Knowshon Moreno who is working as the number two tailback in spring practice.

"It felt good to put on the pads for the first time in a long time," said Moreno. "We got a better look because we could hit a little bit and I would say it was good day. It was nice to get in with the ones some."

Moreno and some of the defensive players engaged in a little full contact during practice, but Moreno says the blows we dealt equally between him and the defenders.

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