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Pair of Georgia tight ends injured during second spring scrimmage

Isaac Nauta Jeb Blazevich
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ATHENS, Ga. – Georgia tight ends Isaac Nauta and Jeb Blazevich were injured during the Bulldogs’ second spring scrimmage Saturday.

Bulldogs coach Kirby Smart said Nauta “dinged” his shoulder and will undergo X-rays, while Blazevich sprained his knee.

Smart was “not really sure” the extent of Nauta’s injury and didn’t believe Blazevich’s to be serious.

Nauta and Blazevich are Georgia’s top tight ends.

Smart also said redshirt freshman offensive tackle Ben Cleveland and freshman defensive back Deangelo Gibbs did not participate in the scrimmage because of injuries.

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Smart said Gibbs was day-to-day after confirming that he injured his shoulder during Thursday’s practice but seemed to say that he still could return by next week’s G-Day spring game.

“He may be back in the spring, I’m not sure yet,” Smart said of Gibbs.

Cleveland’s injury was not specified.

“I’m not sure if he’ll be back for Tuesday or not,” Smart said of Cleveland.

Safety Dominick Sanders did partake in the scrimmage despite leaving last week’s scrimmage with an MCL sprain. He practiced this past Tuesday but not Thursday.

Georgia returns to practice this upcoming Tuesday to begin its final week of spring practice.

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