With John Jenkins graduating and Kwame Geathers leaving early for the NFL draft, Georgia has to replace more than 700 pounds worth of interior lineman. Redshirt freshman Jonathan Taylor leads a host of candidates.
With the stigma that sometimes comes with recruiting too many juco transfers, the Bulldogs are cautious in how many they bring in each year. Sometimes those players don't make the grade, while others reap the benefits of taking such a step.
After a rocky 2010, Georgia's D-line beefed up in 2011 and made things tough for opposing offenses up the middle. This season, with a good bit more depth, John Jenkins and Kwame Geathers anchor a potentially lethal pass-rushing attack.