Lumpkin goes down again; running back corps down to Moreno

Coach Mark Richt said today that the injury plagued senior
sustained a serious knee injury in Georgia's 20-17 victory over
Vanderbilt.
Richt said, ``He may or may not finish the season. He's got a
significant injury to the knee. He's not going to play anytime
soon.''
The Number 21 Bulldogs, who moved up three spots in the latest
Associated Press poll, already lost Thomas Brown for at least four
weeks, leaving redshirt freshman Knowshon Moreno as the main option
at running back.
Moreno rushed for 157 yards in his first career start, 123 of
those coming in the second half against the Commodores.
Lumpkin, who went out in the third quarter, may need
arthroscopic surgery to clean out some damaged cartilage, but the
medical staff won't be sure until the inflammation settles down a
bit. He also sustained a high ankle sprain on the same play,
further damaging any hopes of a speedier comeback.

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