The Georgia Bulldogs, currently ranked No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings, may be facing some key injuries ahead of their game against the Tennessee Volunteers this weekend. Backup cornerback Julian Humphrey sustained an upper-body injury during their last game against Ole Miss, leaving his availability for the upcoming game uncertain. Georgia's head coach Kirby Smart described the injury as a possible "stinger" but did not provide a timeline for Humphrey's return. This could be a setback for the Bulldogs' defense, as Humphrey has been a valuable player with 11 tackles and one pass breakup in nine games.
In addition to Humphrey, Georgia is also expected to be without starting inside linebacker Jamon Dumas-Johnson due to a fractured forearm. Dumas-Johnson had a rod inserted into his arm and the team is hoping to have him back for the playoffs. These injuries could pose challenges for the Bulldogs as they face a Tennessee team that has won 14 straight home games. Despite coming off a 36-7 loss to Missouri, the Volunteers could still present a tough matchup for Georgia. It remains to be seen how the Bulldogs will adjust to these injuries and if they can maintain their top spot in the College Football Playoff rankings.