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Dogs are 1,500 miles away from the eye of the storm

Coverage from today’s AJC previewing the Georgia-Colorado game:

Here’s a story looking at Georgia’s desperate need for a victory and the impact of A.J. Green’s return. An excerpt:

. . . It might not be a bad time for Georgia’s football team to get, say, 1,500 miles away from the eye of the storm.

That’s the distance from Athens to Folsom Field in Boulder, Colo., where Georgia (1-3) will play Colorado (2-1) tonight in a nonconference game that will bring either a respite from or a deepening of the Bulldogs’ distress.

There is one break in the clouds: Georgia will have its most talented player, wide receiver A.J. Green, on the field against Colorado — his first action this season after serving a four-game NCAA suspension for selling his Independence Bowl jersey for $1,000.

“That does spark a little bit of hope,” receiver Tavarres King said. “One player is not going to change the outcome of a game, but he can sure as heck make some noise. I’m interested to see what his presence …

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