ATHENS, Ga. --- Georgia conducted its final practice prior to Saturday's G-Day on Thursday afternoon. The Bulldogs made the short trip down Lumpkin Street to Sanford Stadium for the workout, a session that lasted just under two hours and was partially a situational scrimmage.
"We decided to scrimmage a little bit today," head coach Mark Richt said. "We think the spring game is going to be an exciting time, but we just wanted to get a little more tackling out in space before the game so we decided to come to the stadium and get it done today."
After the practice, the team was scheduled to take part in its annual lettermen's dinner at the Athens Country Club.
"A lot of lettermen show up, and we like to get our current players involved with the letterman group," Richt said. "We're going to give out some spring awards and some letters that guys earned last year – first-, second- and third-year award winners, players and managers. We're just looking forward to hanging out with each other and helping our young guys get to know some of our great alumni who played football here."
Saturday's G-Day game will begin at 1:00 p.m. and will consist of four 12-minute quarters. Admission will be free. The Red team will include the No. 1 offense and No. 2 defense, while the Black team will feature the No. 1 defense and No. 2 offense. There will be no kickoffs, and each punt will result in a 35-yard change in field position.
The UGA Athletic Association will once again team up with the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia during G-Day to host a canned food drive. Canned food donations will be accepted at Gates 2, 4, 6 and 9. The 2014 goal is 14,000 pounds.