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Opponent: Georgia star WR suffers knee injury

by Tony Crumpton - Associate Editor - Friday, August 1, 2014 8:33 AM
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Georgia junior wide receiver and pre-season All-SEC pick Malcolm Mitchell suffered a knee injury during practice this week. Mitchell had a arthroscopic procedure on his right knee on Thursday to address the cartilage injury.

He will miss the start of Georgia's preseason practice on Friday. Georgia confirmed the surgery and said there is no timetable for his return "at this point."

This is the same knee that he injured at Clemson in 2013 celebrating on a Todd Gurley touchdown. For his career, he has 85 catches for 1,237 yards and 8 touchdowns.

Update 3:30 PM: Also, WR Justin Scott-Wesley will likely miss opener due to ACL recovery according to multiple reports. Richt on Scott-Wesley: "I'm not sure when he's going to really be able to play a game of football for us."





ICYMI: Video of how Malcolm Mitchell injured his knee in Death Valley in 2013.


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FB Update: Opponent: Georgia star WR suffers knee injury
TigerNet News®
Re: FB Update: Opponent: Georgia star WR suffers knee injury
ClawJr®
I had the same injury
dormannicholas4
^^ Georgia Fan
TigerGrad11
maybe he just enjoyed the weigh in video and decided to
Anonymous08®
Agreed. But in order to heal properly he's going to have to
Tigers Rule
probably jumped up to celebrate a TD
Willmo
Re: FB Update: Opponent: Georgia star WR suffers knee injury
allorangeallthetime52®
Unlucky...
Tiger Diesel®
Superdawg meltdown in 3...2...1....
Tigerman1978
Re: FB Update: Opponent: Georgia star WR suffers knee injury
tmac9wr
Let's just hope we get through camp without the same news
under11par®
Re: Let's just hope we get through camp without the same news
Mikey_Dawg
Re: Let's just hope we get through camp without the same news
Tigerman1978
Re: Let's just hope we get through camp without the same news
Mikey_Dawg
Cartilage is VERY slow to heal
SquishyWaffle
Re: Let's just hope we get through camp without the same news
tmac9wr
Unless you're stiving to inspire.
tigerdrummer®
Shocker....UGA threw for 4000 yards w/o MM last season
superdawg51
You must be a little man, seems you have a major
Anonymous08®
Shops at Gap Kids.***
tigerdrummer®
Re: Shops at Gap Kids.***
Anonymous08®
Makes bob look like
Rocky the Tiger®
Re: Shocker....UGA threw for 4000 yards w/o MM last season
Purple_Panther
Re: Shocker....UGA threw for 4000 yards w/o MM last season
Tigerman1978
A second Georgia WR to likely miss Clemson game
TigerNet Recruiting®


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