Injured LSU linemen to play against Georgia

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Louisiana State coach Les Miles says starting right guard Trai Turner and starting defensive tackle Anthony Johnson will recover from recent injuries in time to play this Saturday when the No. 6 Tigers travel to No. 9 Georgia.

Both players left last Saturday night’s game against Auburn, Turner with an apparent right ankle injury and Johnson with a left leg injury.

GEORGIA: Wide receiver Reggie Davis was named Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week after setting a school record for longest receiving touchdown on a 98-yard scoring play against North Texas.

He had two catches for 134 yards in the game.

TENNESSEE: Quarterback Nathan Peterman will miss at least four weeks after undergoing surgery on his right hand.

Peterman injured his hand Saturday while struggling through his first collegiate start in a 31-17 loss to Florida. He was replaced late in the first half by junior Justin Worley, who had started Tennessee’s first three games.

ALABAMA: Expects to get most of its injured players back for the Mississippi game.

Coach Nick Saban said Monday all but backup safety Nick Perry appear ready to participate in preparations for the 21st-ranked Rebels. Perry has a shoulder injury.

Wide receiver Amari Cooper and Deion Belue both sat out the 31-6 win over Colorado State with toe injuries. Guard Anthony Steen missed the game with a headache. Wide receiver Kevin Norwood also sat out with an unspecified injury.

KANSAS: Defensive tackle Marquel Combs, who was rated among the best junior college prospects in the nation last year, intends to transfer after being released from his scholarship.


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