Posted: Tuesday, September 18th 2012 at 10:25pm
Dogs star LB Jones ready to take on Commodores
By The Associated Press
Jarvis Jones returns an interception in Georgia's win over Missouri on Sept. 8. / photo: Associated Press
ATHENS — Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones is back at practice and expects to play when the fifth-ranked Bulldogs host Vanderbilt on Saturday.
The junior sat out last week's 56-20 victory over Florida Atlantic, allowing him to rest a groin injury. But he made it clear Tuesday that he intends to play against the Commodores.
Jones says he "ready to get out there and just pick up where I left off from."
He strained his right groin before the Missouri game, but played through the pain in perhaps the best performance of his college career — two sacks, two forced fumbles and an interception that he nearly brought back for a touchdown.
Jones won numerous defensive player of the week awards, but Georgia decided to rest him against overmatched Florida Atlantic.
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