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Garrison Smith and Jordan Jenkins say that nobody is irreplaceable on Georgia's defense. Jenkins is confident the Bulldogs will overcome the loss of first-round draft picks like Jarvis Jones and Alec Ogletree and five other defenders who left for the NFL in April. Their voids are being filled by less established players. ''That's definitely going to be a lot of people's reactions this year because they don't even know what we've got under the bush,'' Jenkins, a sophomore linebacker, said this week. ''They just know the guys who played last year. We've got a lot of guys who are going to shock the world this year.'' Injuries, though, have affected three starters in the secondary, and even junior cornerback Damian Swann, the undisputed leader of the defensive backfield, has missed reps recently. When they open the season Aug. 31 at No. 8 Clemson, the fifth-ranked Bulldogs also will be without starting strong safety Josh Harvey-Clemons, a sophomore whom coach Mark Richt suspended o...
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