After missing the last two games with an ankle injury, Georgia running back Todd Gurley appears close to returning to the field.
Georgia coach Mark Richt said on Sunday that Gurley is "real close" to returning.
"I'll say this: He's close. He's real close," Richt said.
Richt stressed that they don't want to rush Gurley back and that "whenever he looks healthy enough, we'll play him."
Gurley leads the Bulldogs with 450 rushing yards and four touchdowns in four games. The Bulldogs won an overtime game at Tennessee but lost at home to Missouri last week while Gurley has been out. Keith Marshall, the Bulldogs' other top running back, was lost to a season-ending knee injury against Tennessee and the Bulldogs have relied upon freshmen Brendan Douglas and J.J. Green since then.