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Georgia hits the field for the opening of spring practice

ATHENS, Ga. – Quarterback Justin Fields and the rest of Georgia’s early enrollees logged the first practice of their college careers Tuesday as the Bulldogs opened spring practice.

Not surprisingly, Fields appeared to be working behind incumbent starter Jake Fromm during the portion of practice open to the media.

Meanwhile, top running back recruit Zamir White – who is rehabbing a torn ACL – was at practice doing some running on his own. Coach Kirby Smart said at his pre-spring news conference that White would be held out of contact drills throughout spring practice.

Other practice notes:

• As expected, sophomore Andrew Thomas – who started every game at right tackle last season – was taking first-team reps at left tackle. Isaiah Wynn, who has graduated, was the left tackle last season. With Thomas’ switch, redshirt freshman Isaiah Wilson – a five-star signee in the 2017 class – appeared to be working with the first team at right tackle.

• Defensive end David Marshall is dealing with a thumb injury, and Smart said Marshall would be “casted up and ready to go.” Marshall was present at practice, sporting a cast, and he appeared visibly bothered by the injury, frequently shaking the hand.

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