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Brandon Burrows Changes Course, Will Return To UGA

For the second consecutive season Georgia has had a player quit the team only to change their mind and return a few days later. Just last week sophomore linebacker Brandon Burrows left the team and was seeking a transfer but was reinstated on Monday.

"I've just been thinking about it and praying about it a lot. It was weird because, while I was thinking about it, I got a call from Coach [Rodney] Garner and we talked about a lot of things. He was saying I owed it to myself, being fully healthy and not redshirted, to play here and prove to myself I could do it. And I really agree with him. I think I would have being doing myself an injustice if I left in such a manner. So I talked to Coach Richt about it and he's, of course, as caring and understanding as they come. I just can't put into words how thankful I am to be back and I'm elated to be a Georgia Bulldog."

Burrows redshirted his freshman season and sat out all of last season with a shoulder injury. He is reportedly healthy now and ready to see if he can compete for playing time. Georgia's roster has become a point of contention for many as they have fallen below 70 scholarship players for the upcoming season. Burrows return will help that number slightly but Georgia could have major depth concerns especially in the early going with a number of players facing suspension.

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