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DawgNation RoundtableInsider: In Georgia’s 2012 backfield, veteran workhorses Ken Malcome and Richard Samuel will team with bright, shiny new freshman stars Keith Marshall and Todd Gurley. Who will carpe the diem?

David Ching writesInsider: What more could an incoming freshman ask for than an NFL-ready star linebacker such as UGA’s Jarvis Jones making it his mission to prepare the newcomer for life on the college gridiron? That’s Jones’ plan for new UGA offensive tackle John Theus, and everyone else.

ChingInsider: Redshirt freshman Sterling Bailey said goodbye to his no-contact jersey when fall camp started as the defensive end has been cleared to play, coming back from a December injury.

Kipp Adams writesInsider: While schools nationwide court juco DT Toby Johnson, who is in school in Kansas now but attended high school in Atlanta, he finds a certain home-y appeal in the Georgia Bulldogs.

ChingInsider: Around the Hedges in 80 Days -- 24 days to kickoff. The twin brother of Georgia star linebacker Alec Ogletree, fullback Zander Ogletree has been a useful role player through his first two seasons in Athens and should continue on that path in 2012 and beyond.