Bulldogs’ bowl update: Abry Jones plans to play, Alec Ogletree not ready to talk about NFL

ORLANDO, Fla. – Following are some quick hits from today’s practices and Capital One Bowl happenings around Orlando. I’ll post some more detailed reports a little later.

THE BIG NEWS

That’d be the status of Georgia defensive end Abry Jones. The former starter, who has been out for nine weeks with an ankle injury, said he intends to play in Tuesday’s game.

That’s noteworthy on a couple of levels. One, the Bulldogs need him due to a general lack of depth exacerbated with the loss of John Jenkins to academic ineligibility. What’s more, a lot of people in Jones’ situation wouldn’t play. He’s a senior coming off ankle surgery and projects as a pro. It’d be understandable if he skipped the bowl to prepare for the next level.

Jones still waffles a little about how well he is and how much he’ll actually play in the game. He said he was “75 to 85″ percent recovered. But he’s definitely committed to trying to play and will dress out for Tuesday’s game.

“It’s my senior year and missed …

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