Brian Poole, Bear Cummings and a few others are showing they're keepers, and the backups and quarterback and punter struggled. Florida Gators beat writer Michael DiRocco made 10 key observations during the open portion of spring practice.
Incoming kicker Marshall Morgan and punter Collin Barber have the weight of a football-obsessed Bulldog nation's expectations on their shoulders, but the impressive kickers are ready for the challenge.
Cartersville (Ga.) High School coach Frank Barden says what sets a punter or kicker apart is the sound of his kicks. Georgia signee Collin Barber's kicks, the coach says, are like the firing of a cannon.
A kid with a soccer background and little knowledge of the intricacies of football impressed Georgia coach Mark Richt so much with his punts that Collin Barber was offered a scholarship by Richt on the spot -- and he took it on the spot.
All in all, Georgia's Class of 2012 answered many of the Bulldogs' needs -- at running back, offensive line, kicker, punter -- but the talk of the day was major "get" Josh Harvey-Clemons and his as yet unsubmitted letter of intent.