May 31, 2006

Dawgs looking forward to using Lemon's ability

With his six-foot four-inch and 255 pound frame, one of Michael Lemon's trademarks is been his ability to do multiple things well.


When the Georgia signee who is expected to provide depth at defensive end heads to Athens this summer, the Bulldogs plan to take advantage of the same versatility that Lemon's high school program of Stratford Academy in Macon has enjoyed over the last couple of years.


"He's got a lot of athleticism for a big guy. He's got a lot of versatility," said Lemon's coach at Stratford Academy, Mark Farriba.


The Bulldogs are looking forward to having Lemon's talents at their disposal, but he won't be the only one vying for playing time in the fall. To begin with, redshirt freshman Roderick Battle and junior Marcus Howard are well-established back-ups behind Georgia's starting defensive ends, Quentin Moses and Charles Johnson. Behind those four, sophomore Jeremy Lomax is returning from injuries that kept out for most of the 2005 season.

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