Georgia Bulldogs Who Must Step Up with Malcolm Mitchell out for the Year

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Georgia Bulldogs Who Must Step Up with Malcolm Mitchell out for the Year
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After Georgia's heartbreaking 38-35 season-opening loss to Clemson, an unfortunate injury update threw salt on the Bulldogs' wounds.

Seth Emerson of The Macon Telegraph tweeted Sunday that UGA head coach Mark Richt confirmed star receiver Malcolm Mitchell has torn his ACL and will miss the remainder of the season.

Mitchell suffered the injury while celebrating a touchdown in the first quarter of Saturday night's tilt with the Tigers.

Without Mitchell, who had accumulated more than 1,200 receiving yards in his career, Georgia's wide receiving corps lacks major star power, leaving the door open for an unknown to rise to the top.

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