UGA coach wears participant’s jersey after tragedy

James Prepare dinner didn’t play within the Peach Bowl however there was somebody on the Georgia sideline sporting his jersey.

Georgia operating backs coach Dell McGee wore Prepare dinner’s No. four whereas he was teaching towards Cincinnati on Friday. Prepare dinner, the brother of Minnesota Vikings RB Dalvin Prepare dinner, was absent from Friday’s sport due to the sudden dying of their father.

The elder James Prepare dinner died earlier this week. He was 46. The Georgia freshman went residence to be together with his household on Wednesday.

“He’s not with us. It is actually unlucky. He bought the information, I neglect what day of the week it was, however he bought the information two days in the past,” Georgia coach Kirby Sensible stated throughout a Thursday information convention. “He woke as much as the information that his father had handed. He talked to Dell, reached out, and he already had a flight residence. He wished to go residence and be together with his household, and we actually perceive that and assist him.”

James Prepare dinner was Georgia’s second-leading rusher in 2020 with 45 carries for 303 yards.

Like James, Dalvin Prepare dinner gained’t be enjoying this weekend both. The Vikings operating again went residence this week too and can reportedly miss the staff’s Week 17 sport towards the Lions. Minnesota shouldn’t be in playoff rivalry.

Georgia running back James Cook heads for the end zone after catching a 37-yard pass for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
Georgia operating again James Prepare dinner rushed for 303 yards in 2020. (AP Photograph/L.G. Patterson)

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