published Saturday, March 31st, 2012

Georgia loses defensive lineman Derrick Lott

Georgia football coach Mark Richt announced Friday that redshirt junior defensive lineman Derrick Lott has decided to transfer.

The 6-foot-4, 303-pounder from Kennesaw has played sparingly the past two seasons, appearing in three games during the 2010 season and just two games last year. Lott has 10 career tackles, including 1.5 for lost yardage.

"Derrick and I met, and he believes he will have opportunities for more playing time elsewhere," Richt said. "We support him and will assist in any way possible during this process."

The Bulldogs practiced Friday for an hour and 15 minutes in preparation for this morning's first spring scrimmage.

about David Paschall...

David Paschall is a sports writer for the Times Free Press. He started at the Chattanooga Free Press in 1990 and was part of the Times Free Press when the paper started in 1999. David covers University of Georgia football, as well as SEC football recruiting, SEC basketball, Chattanooga Lookouts baseball and other sports stories. He is a Chattanooga native and graduate of the Baylor School and Auburn University. David has received numerous honors for ...

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