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Well that was fun. Georgia rolled past the Troy Trojans with hardly a hiccup. There were a couple of Trojan drives that made it inside the ten before stalling to keep the shutout intact. And i still have doubts about our ability to throw the ball around the park if we need to win a game that way. But it's hard to draw too many inferences, positive or negative, from a 66-0 beating of an 0-4 Troy squad missing its starting QB.

I suspect that the Tennessee Volunteers will provide a somewhat stiffer test this Saturday. But first, let's take one last look back at the Dawgs' Saturday.

Georgia rolls past Troy in historic fashion | Bulldogs Beat with Seth Emerson | Macon.com
Hutson Mason said it best; "No offense to Troy or anything, but the competition in this league is gonna be better than what we played (Saturday). (Saturday) was all about just taking care of business.”

Keith Marshall injury 'not real serious' | Georgia Bulldogs blog | Columbus Ledger Enquirer
Amid a rousing victory, one injury put a damper on the Georgia football team's afternoon. Like a lot of Bulldog fans I really want Keith Marshall to come back from last season's knee injury and become a solid contributor in the Georgia backfield. There's still time for that, but not that much.

Michel, McKenzie shine for Georgia in romp | University of Georgia | Macon.com
High school teammates Sony Michel and Isaiah McKenzie really keyed this victory. Let's hope that their former American Heritage teammate Tarvarus McFadden was watching.

Column: Brice Ramsey shows why his future is bright with Bulldogs | DogBytes Online
Marc Weiszer: "After redshirting last year, this was our first chance for Ramsey’s potential to punch us in the face. His arm strength and ability has been legend since he was a shaggy-haired eighth grader impressing on the summer camp circuit."

This makes me happy. | Get The Picture
As the Senator notes, it is only Troy State. But Georgia averaged 34.7 yards on punt returns on Saturday. The philosophy appears to have shifted away from not losing games in the return game to actively trying to win the game on special teams. I like it.

Topics for Discussion: The Temperature of Will Muschamp's Seat and the Shape of the SEC West - Team Speed Kills
What should we make of Mississippi State, LSU and Arkansas? Will South Carolina or Missouri win the next important game in the convoluted race for the SEC East? How totally fired is Will Muschamp?

That should get your Sunday morning off to a good start. We'll be back later today with more coverage looking back on Troy and looking forward to the creamsicle-clad horde from Knoxville. Until then . . .

Go 'Dawgs!!!