Well, Clemson is legit. Despite Georgia losing 38-35 at Clemson, several playmakers showed up for the Bulldogs and reminded the Bulldog faithful that all is not lost.
1. RB Todd Gurley
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Gurley continues to prove why he is one of the best runningbacks in college football. Six minutes into the game, Todd Gurley took a pitch from Aaron Murray, ran threw a hole in the right side of the offensive line, and exploded 75 yards for a touchdown. He suffered a thigh injury shortly afterward and was taken to the UGA locker room. Gurley came back in the game and rushed for a total of 156 yards on 12 carries and 2 TDs with a remarkable 12.8 yards per carry. This guy is one tough stud.
2. FB Quayvon Hicks
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Quayvon Hicks will be the next great fullback at Georgia. Hicks played a heck of a game and brought back memories of former Georgia FB Brannan Southerland. The powerful and physical Hicks had 3 carries for 38 yards and a touchdown. He can block as well. Hicks, a 6-2, 257 pound FB from Blackshear, GA, was one of the most impressive players in Georgia's week 1 loss.
3. ILB Ramik Wilson
Ramik Wilson certainly showed flashes of brilliance on Saturday night in Clemson. In his first career start, the 6-2, 232 pound junior from Tampa, FL, had 13 total tackles. Hopefully, the athletic Wilson can fill the hole left by Alec Ogletree's departure at inside linebacker.