WATCH: Arik Gilbert scores his first touchdown with Georgia Football

It was a rather eventful 24 month cycle for a certain Arik Gilbert. As of March 2020, Gilbert had only been two months as the LSU Tiger, getting used to their system and preparing for a first season that would see just eight games before stepping away from the Baton Rouge team.

An entry on the NCAA transfer portal, a commitment and disengagement in Florida, and a registration in Georgia bring us to August 2021 when news broke that Gilbert would be stepping away from the team for “personal business”, as stated in a press release from head coach Kirby Smart.

The moms talked about Gilbert until January 2022, after a national title — the first in 41 years — when sources said he was back on campus and working with the team again.

Now he’s back with the Georgia football team and he’s back in the end zone. Stetson Bennett met Gilbert for the first touchdown of the G-Day scrimmage.

Georgia’s annual G-Day scrum is set to kick off Saturday, April 16 at 1 p.m. inside Sanford Stadium.

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With a lot of turnover, both on the roster and the coaching staff, it’s a completely different football team that won a national title just over three months ago.

Georgia has four new post coaches, first signed 18, has seen 10 players enter the transfer portal and is awaiting the arrival of 11 more Class of 2022 signers. can say.

We keep you up to date with live news and notes from Saturday’s scrum.

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Warren Ericson will be absent today, spotted with a boot on his foot. Dawgs Daily listed him as questionable on Saturday morning in early roster reports he will not play in the scrum.

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