(Updated Wednesday night)
For the sixth consecutive game, Georgia won’t have its full corps of wide receivers available Saturday against Tennessee.
Sophomore Marlon Brown won’t play because of a shoulder injury suffered during Georgia’s practice on Monday, coach Mark Richt said Wednesday.
That continues a string of bad news for the Bulldogs’ wide receivers.
Georgia played the first four games of the season without A.J. Green, who was suspended by the NCAA for selling his Independence Bowl jersey, and the fifth game without Kris Durham, who was sidelined with what he called a stretched nerve in his neck. Also, Tavarres King missed the first game because of a suspension for an underage-possession-of-alcohol arrest.
Durham has said he hopes and plans to play against Tennessee Saturday, but he practiced in a green non-contact jersey Tuesday and Wednesday. Richt said after Wednesday’s practice that Durham’s chances of playing Saturday are 50-50.
Brown has caught seven passes for 92 yards this season. In last week’s 29-27 loss at Colorado, he caught the first touchdown pass of his UGA career.