DawgNation will be offering this record after each sport which makes a speciality of the beginners who performed, what they did and which of them may lose a type of newfangled (4 video games or much less) redshirts.  Take a look at the Georgia soccer version from the massive 21-14 highway win at Auburn. 

Dominick Blaylock and Travon Walker each performed bookend roles for the Georgia Bulldogs within the G-normous win in opposition to Auburn on Saturday.

Each true beginners. Blaylock hauled in a 50-yard strike from junior Jake Fromm after which saved his toes sufficient to succeed in the tip zone. That used to be excellent for the primary issues of the sport.

(Skip forward to the deciding play of the sport.)

Walker dropped Auburn quarterback Bo Nix for a 5-yard loss on a fourth-and-10 snap on the Auburn 22. It snuffed out the ultimate hopes for Auburn with 1:39 left to play. Sport over. Georgia ran the clock out from there.

The ones performs – and the younger avid gamers who made them – are what the weekly DawgNation “Rookies Document” is all about. It used to be created to transport the needle ahead on the entire elite recruiting categories this system indicators. Do those younger avid gamers that get overrated in reality measure up and make an have an effect on at the group all the way through their first season on campus?

It kind of feels like this is certainly the case on the College of Georgia. What’s the most important space of enlargement at the Georgia soccer group at the moment? Kirby Good replied that one after the Auburn win.

“I’d say the early life has grown essentially the most,” he stated. “I’m speaking about those guys who’ve stepped up and begun to play if it is particular groups or slightly defensive workforce of men this is beginning to play smartly. They’re beginning to fortify. That’s one of the enlargement.”

The Bulldogs performed 57 avid gamers in opposition to Auburn, together with 13 redshirt and true beginners. The standard of the opponent supposed a dip in freshman participation.

Georgia performed 4 extra of the ones redshirts and first-year guys in opposition to Missouri. In addition they performed 63 general avid gamers in opposition to the ones Tigers from the SEC East.

That stated, it used to be the similar selection of Bulldogs (57) who hit the sphere in opposition to Florida and Kentucky.

How did that beginners participation evaluate to the remainder of the season?

  • 17 of the 63 at house in opposition to Mizzou.
  • 14 of the 57 Bulldogs who helped take down Florida for the 0.33 directly time
  • 14 of the 57 vs. Kentucky
  • 15 of the 62 in opposition to South Carolina
  • 15 of 63 at Tennessee
  • 13 of 60 in opposition to Notre Dame
  • 30 of 86 vs. Arkansas State
  • 29 of 86 vs. Murray State
  • 13 of 61 at Vanderbilt
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Tyrique Stevenson added a sack on Saturday in opposition to Auburn. He’s enjoying higher each week at the moment for Georgia. (Jeff Sentell/DawgNation)

Fast-fire participation data from Georgia-Auburn

  • UGA began two redshirt beginners in Azeez Ojulari (OLB) and Kearis Jackson (WR) for the 0.33 directly week.
  • Regardless of the wounds around the O-line, the Bulldogs performed simply seven OLs. They performed 10 guys at that place in opposition to Missouri.
  • JUCO switch DJ Daniel had his 7th directly get started. The 2019 signee has began extra video games this autumn than any individual ever concept he used to be more likely to do.
  • The Bulldogs performed 8 true defensive linemen. That general contains 4 avid gamers who will exhaust their eligibility after this season.
  • Georgia senior Julian Rochester didn’t play. He has performed in simply two video games in 2019.
  • Georgia freshman ILB Trezmen Marshall didn’t play for the primary time all season. He have been moving into constant paintings at the kick go back group.
  • Most well-liked walk-on WR Jaylen Johnson made the 70-man go back and forth roster, however didn’t see motion. Redshirt freshman DB Hugh Nelson additionally made the go back and forth roster and did get within the sport. He did so when a handful of scholarship DBs that made the go back and forth roster didn’t.
  • Rookies: 8
  • Redshirt beginners: 4
  • Touchdowns by way of true or redshirt beginners: 1 (Blaylock)
  • True or redshirt beginners a few of the main tacklers: 0

Georgia performed 12 redshirt or true beginners. The large image tallies as much as 21 % of the entire Bulldogs who performed on Saturday. That equates to:

  • Zero of one QBs (1 QBs performed within the earlier sport)
  • 2 of 6 RBs (6 RBs performed within the earlier sport)
  • Three of seven WRs  (7 WRs performed within the earlier sport)
  • 2 of seven OLs (10 OLs performed within the earlier sport)
  • 1 of two TEs (Three TEs performed within the earlier sport)
  • 1 of 8 DLs (7 DLs performed within the earlier sport
  • 2 of 6 ILBs (6 ILBs performed within the earlier sport)
  • 2 of 6 OLBs (6 OLBs performed within the earlier sport)
  • Three of 11 DBs (13 DBs performed within the earlier sport)
  • Zero of one PKs (No exchange as opposed to the former sport)
  • Zero of one Playstation (No exchange from the former sport)
  • 1 of two LSs (No exchange from the former sport)

What that find out about has proven some distance this yr: Georgia necessarily performs the similar workforce of DLs, ILBs and OLBs without reference to the standard of the Energy Five opponent.

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Dominick Blaylock is now tied for the group lead at Georgia along with his 4 landing catches for the season. (Jeff Sentell/DawgNation)

What’s extra necessary? Snaps or begins? Each are necessary, however there’s a reason positive avid gamers get started the sport and keep at the box for the most important performs. That’s since the coaches consider them to play profitable soccer by way of what they have got observed at the apply box.

There are not unusual cases the place the scheme are compatible in accordance with every opponent lets in for a distinct beginning rotation as smartly.

Here’s the weekly listing of the real beginners and redshirt beginners that experience began video games in 2019.

  • Redshirt freshman TE John FitzPatrick (1 sport)
  • Redshirt freshman WR Kearis Jackson (Four video games)
  • Redshirt freshman OLB Azeez Ojulari (10 video games)
  • Redshirt freshman DB Divaad Wilson (2 video games)
  • Freshman WR George Pickens (1 sport)
  • Freshman WR Dominick Blaylock (1 sport)

Who began in opposition to Auburn (all beginners): Kearis Jackson and Azeez Ojulari

What number of other Bulldogs have performed in 2019: 97

What number of of the ones were beginners or redshirt beginners: 34 (35 % of all participation)

  • Redshirt or grad switch seniors: 9
  • Seniors: 8
  • Redshirt juniors: 5
  • Juniors: 15
  • Redshirt sophomores: 14
  • Sophomores: 12
  • Redshirt beginners: 11
  • Rookies: 23
  • Of observe: Georgia has observed 5 of its true beginners play in each sport this yr. That’s out of the 23 beginners who’ve performed up to now in 2019. (Lewis Cine, Nakobe Dean, George Pickens, Nolan Smith and Tyrique Stevenson.)

Freshman Sport Ball 

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Travon Walker got here up with the most important play of his Georgia profession up to now with this game-deciding sack in opposition to Auburn. (Curtis Compton/AJC)

DT Travon Walker (Upson-Lee HS/Thomaston, Ga.)

Walker earns this weekly “Rookies Document” honor for the primary time this season.

  • The stat line: 2 tackles/1 sack/1 TFL
  • Of observe: It used to be his 2nd sack of the season.
  • The most important play he made used to be: See above. That 5-yard sack of Bo Nix slammed the door at the Tigers.
  • Ultimate 247Sports activities Composite recruiting ratings: Country’s No. Four WR/No. 24 general prospect/Pickens used to be the fourth highest-rated recruit in Georgia’s 2019 magnificence.
  • What Kirby Good stated about Walker: “It says what I stay announcing to our guys,” Good stated. “We’ve were given to seek out extra techniques to play the man. I imply he’s more than likely one in all our higher general soccer avid gamers and he’s enjoying on 0.33 down,” Good stated. “He performs fairly just a little however now we have were given to seek out [more] techniques to make use of the child. He’s proficient and we’ve were given to do a greater activity as coaches to seek out extra techniques and extra avenues for him to assist us as a result of he’s extraordinarily athletic.”
  • What teammate Richard LeCounte III needed to say about his long run: “He’s particular, guy,” junior All-SEC protection candidate Richard LeCounte III stated. “We’ll be capable of see it. I will be able to’t wait to peer how he does issues in those years bobbing up.”
  • Former All-American: Sure (Walker performed within the 2019 All-American Bowl out in Texas.)
  • Notable for Walker this yr: He’s nonetheless improving from wrist surgical procedure from previous this yr. It noticed him pass over two video games.

Did you spot the Walker chest bump with Good?

RELATED: Take a look at the DawgNation Homegrown profile on Travon (Tray-von) Walker) 

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Search for Travon Walker to get a better have a look at incomes extra reps on first and 2nd down in opposition to Texas A&M this week. (Jeff Sentell/DawgNation)

Georgia soccer: Rookies Document “Sport balls” for 2019

  • Redshirt OLB Azeez Ojualri: (Vanderbilt, Tennessee and Florida)
  • WR George Pickens (Murray State, South Carolina and Missouri)
  • WR Dominick Blaylock (Arkansas State)
  • OLB Nolan Smith (Murray State)
  • ILB Nakobe Dean: (Kentucky)
  • DL Travon Walker (Auburn)
  • DB Divaad Wilson: (Notre Dame)

Notable time for different beginners in opposition to Auburn

  • Rookies WR Dominick Blaylock: See above. That landing catch in opposition to Auburn now offers him an important touchdowns in video games in opposition to Auburn and Florida. The ones conferences each proved to be one-score wins for the Bulldogs.
  • Freshman DB Tyrique Stevenson: The Miami local continues to seem like a long run indispensable piece within the secondary for the Bulldogs. He additionally got here away with the one different sack of Bo Nix at the day for the Bulldogs.
  • Freshman ILB Nakobe Dean: Completed with 3 tackles. He’s proving to be an ideal asset in protection for the Bulldogs.

There are a number of classes during which a redshirt or a real beginners Bulldog is already main the group in 2019.

  • Receptions in a sport: 7 (Tied: George Pickens)
  • Longest catch: 60 (Blaylock)
  • Longest TD catch: 60 (Blaylock)
  • Longest run: 62 (Kenny McIntosh)
  • Longest TD run: 62 (McIntosh)
  • Maximum receiving TDs (sport): 2 (Pickens)
  • Sacks (sport): 2.0 (Ojulari
  • Sacks (season): 4.5 (Ojulari)
  • Tackles for a loss (sport): 2 (Ojulari)
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Freshman Nolan Smith (proper) teamed up with surging junior DE Malik Herring for a large forestall on Auburn speedster Anthony Schwartz. (Jeff Sentell/DawgNation)

HOT BOARD: Sport-by-game freshman warmth take a look at

Let’s proceed the weblog with an review of essentially the most precious beginners and redshirt beginners to the group for the 2019 season. This option is a nod to the highest beginners (redshirt or true) who’ve impacted the entire steadiness of the season essentially the most up up to now.

  • No. 1: OLB Azeez Ojulari (Redshirt freshman and a former 4-star recruit): Ojulari stays probably the most best applicants for the group MVP on protection up to now in 2019. We’re being attentive to the perception he has simplest had 3 blended tackles in his ultimate two video games. The ones outings adopted a robust 5-tackle sport the place he additionally picked up one sack in opposition to Florida.
  • No. 2: WR George Pickens  (former 5-star recruit): I’m no longer positive if there’s a extra passionate participant at the group at the moment than Pickens. No less than on sport days. The celebratory leaps he had for huge receiver buds Dominick Blaylock and Kearis Jackson on their giant performs on Saturday had been eye-opening. He’s 2nd at the group in catches (30), yards (400) and tied for the team-high along with his 4 landing catches.
  • No. 3: WR Dominick Blaylock (former 4-star recruit): Blaylock now has tied for the group lead along with his 4 landing catches. He’s averaging a team-best 18.Five yards according to reception. The previous Walton Prime standout is now averaging a landing catch according to each 3.Five receptions.
  • No. 4: OLB Nolan Smith (former 5-star recruit): Smith has 11 tackles, 2.Five sacks and a pair of.Five tackles for losses in 2019. His 11 QB hurries are the third-best general at the group.
  • No. 5: DT Travon Walker (former 5-star recruit): See above. Kirby Good stated after Saturday’s sport in opposition to Auburn that the body of workers has to seek out extra techniques to get Walker at the box.
  • No. 6: ILB Nakobe Dean (former 5-star recruit): Dean now has 19 tackles at the yr, however 14 of the ones have are available in his ultimate 3 video games. He leads all of Georgia’s true beginners in tackles this yr.

BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR: Protection Lewis Cine, WR Kearis Jackson

OTHERS TO MAKE THE HEAT CHECK THIS FALL: Redshirt freshman RB Zamir White; Redshirt freshman DB Divaad Wilson

The next true or redshirt beginners Bulldogs have performed in each sport up to now this season:

  • S Lewis Cine
  • ILB Nakobe Dean
  • Redshirt OLB Azeez Ojulari
  • WR George Pickens
  • CB Tyrique Stevenson
  • OLB Nolan Smith
  • Redshirt walk-on LS Payne Walker
  • Redshirt DB Divaad Wilson

The Bulldogs who’ve observed motion up to now in 2019 is price observing relating to the brand new redshirt regulations.

  • QB Stetson Bennett IV (redshirt sophomore): Three video games
  • WR Dominick Blaylock: Nine video games
  • WR Lawrence Cager (grad switch senior): Nine video games
  • S Lewis Cine: 10 video games
  • CB D.J. Daniel (junior faculty switch): Nine video games
  • ILB Rian Davis: 1 sport
  • ILB Nakobe Dean: 10 video games
  • TE Ryland Goede: 2 video games
  • OLB Jermaine Johnson (junior faculty switch): 10 video games
  • DL Zion Logue: 2 video games
  • ILB Trezmen Marshall: Nine video games (particular groups)
  • QB D’Wan Mathis: Zero video games
  • OL Warren McClendon: 2 video games
  • RB Kenny McIntosh: Eight video games
  • DL Tymon Mitchell: 2 video games
  • DL Invoice Norton: 2 video games
  • WR George Pickens: 10 video games
  • TE Brett Seither: 2 video games
  • OLB Nolan Smith: 10 video games
  • CB Tyrique Stevenson: 10 video games
  • WR Makiya Tongue: 2 video games
  • OL Xavier Truss: 2 video games
  • DT Travon Walker: Eight video games
  • DL Tramel Walthour: Zero video games
  • OL Clay Webb: 1 sport
  • TE Eli Wolf (grad switch senior): Nine video games

True beginners signees who didn’t play this week: ILB Rian Davis, TE Ryland Goede, QB D’Wan Mathis, DL Zion Logue, ILB Trezmen Marshall, DL Tymon Mitchell, DL Invoice Norton, TE Brett Seither, WR Makiya Tongue, OT Xavier Truss, and OL Clay Webb.

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