Nine is the magic number for the Georgia Bulldogs' defense.
The reason nine is the magic number for the Bulldogs' D is because that is the number of returning starters the Bulldogs have for 2012.
And with the defense being ranked in the top five nationally last year, it has the chance to be the best defense in the country.
But in order for Georgia to do that, it will have to stop a few teams that have the ability to score a bunch of points if given the opportunity. The tests will start on the second week of the season, and it will conclude on the final regular game of the year.
Here are the top five offenses the Bulldogs' defense must shut down.