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Georgia Bulldogs football: OL Jake Edwards suffers torn ACL


The Georgia Bulldogs’ offensive line depth took a hit on Monday as freshman offensive lineman Jake Edwards suffered a torn ACL and will miss the entire 2014 season according to a report by Saturday Down South.

Radi Nabulsi of WXIA first reported the news, noting that Edwards not only tore the ACL, but LCL as well. According to reports, Edwards suffered the injury while going through routine agility drills in summer workouts with his teammates.

Surgery is already scheduled, according to Nabulsi’s conversation with Edwards’ mom.

Edwards was part of a 2014 class that featured four offensive lineman. He was rated a 3-star prospect by the 247Sports composite rankings, was the No. 24-ranked offensive guard and No. 43-ranked player out of the state of Georgia.

What has to be most alarming for the Bulldogs is that Edwards is just one of many, as the program has seen seven players suffer torn ACL’s since last summer alone.

Georgia is facing the prospect of replacing at least three starters from its offensive line last season, and Edwards along with the three other incoming freshman appeared likely to compete for roles on the depth chart at the very least during fall camp.

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