The 2019 college football season is closer than you think. That’s why we’re starting our annual countdown of the 10 Georgia Bulldog players poised to make a big leap forward come August. First up is a defensive back from South Georgia looking to build on a solid freshman campaign.
The Red and Black return both starting safeties from a 2018 defense ranked #2 in the SEC in passing defense, surrendering a stingy 180.3 yards per game. Junior Richard LeCounte and senior J.R. Reed appear to each have a pretty solid grip on their respective spots. But it is the nature of Kirby Smart’s system to foster competition.