Georgia gets good news following injury suffered by receiver Jermaine Burton
Great news for Georgia as it appears Jermaine Burton’s injury won’t cost him any time on the field this season.
If you missed it, the young receiver was injured at practice on Tuesday and had to be carted off the field according to multiple reports. Burton had emerged as JT Daniels’ go-to deep play receiver late last season and is expected to carry that momentum into his sophomore season in Athens.
That was until he suffered an injury, which turned out to be a hyperextension of his knee according to Seth Emerson of The Athletic. Burton is expected to miss the rest of spring practice.
The crew at Dawgs247Sports is also reporting that Burton is expected to make a full recovery well before the college football season arrives.
While this news itself is great, it’s compounded by the fact Georgia’s No. 1 target George Pickens suffered an ACL tear this spring. Pickens has not yet been ruled out for the season but he isn’t expected to be on the field by the time the season arrives.
During his freshman season last fall, Burton made 27 catches for 404 yards with three touchdowns. Burton’s debut season included an incredible performance against Mississippi State that featured eight catches, 197 yards and two touchdowns.