October 10, 2007

Practice Notes: Changes at LB and PR

A left calf injury to strongside linebacker Brandon Miller has redshirt freshman Akeem Dent primed to make his second career start Saturday against Vanderbilt.

Miller, who suffered the injury during agility drills Monday, did not work out with the Bulldogs Wednesday afternoon.

"Throughout the week, I've been running with the No. 1 defense with Brandon out," Dent said. "We'll see how things go as we go into the game."

Miller has started four of Georgia's six games before being replaced by Dent in Week 3 against Western Carolina. The senior did not start against Tennessee, either, as the Bulldogs opened in a five defensive back with Dannell Ellerbe at middle linebacker and Darius Dewberry at the weakside position.

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