Like most who follow the Georgia football program, Warren Ericson was worried when Jamaree Salyer was down in the second quarter with an ankle injury.
“I was worried of course,” Ericson said. “That’s my brother and I hate to see him go down, especially being the leader that he is.”
Salyer to date has been Georgia’s best offensive lineman this year. He continues to thrive at left tackle, even while projecting as a guard at the next level.
In the wake of the injury, Georgia proved to be fortunate twice. As it pertains to Salyer, the ankle didn’t swell up and the injury is considered minor. Kirby Smart stated that Salyer has been limited in practice this week but there’s hope he’ll be good to go for Saturday’s game against No. 11 Kentucky.
The other fortunate aspect of the injury was that it forced Broderick Jones into action. The redshirt freshman played his best game to date when Georgia absolutely needed him to do so.
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