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Ya Gotta Love This Guy
Ivan Maisel
October 16, 2000
If a good offensive lineman is a quarterback's best friend, it's no wonder that Georgia senior tackle Jonas Jennings once shared an apartment with junior signal-caller Quincy Carter. Jennings was the first recruit Jim Donnan got a commitment from after taking over as the Bulldogs' coach in December 1995. The 6'5", 320-pound Jennings's versatility and durability have made him a valued member of the offense in the last two seasons. As a sophomore he started eight games at guard and two at center, despite a midseason ankle sprain that never had time to heal. Since shifting to left tackle in the spring before the following season, he has played more than 1,000 snaps without giving up a sack. Last Saturday night Jennings played his best game of the season as Georgia broke an 11-year losing streak to Tennessee with a 21-10 victory. Jennings would tell you he's just covering his best friend's back. Except when he says it, it's more than an expression.
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October 16, 2000

Ya Gotta Love This Guy

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If a good offensive lineman is a quarterback's best friend, it's no wonder that Georgia senior tackle Jonas Jennings once shared an apartment with junior signal-caller Quincy Carter. Jennings was the first recruit Jim Donnan got a commitment from after taking over as the Bulldogs' coach in December 1995. The 6'5", 320-pound Jennings's versatility and durability have made him a valued member of the offense in the last two seasons. As a sophomore he started eight games at guard and two at center, despite a midseason ankle sprain that never had time to heal. Since shifting to left tackle in the spring before the following season, he has played more than 1,000 snaps without giving up a sack. Last Saturday night Jennings played his best game of the season as Georgia broke an 11-year losing streak to Tennessee with a 21-10 victory. Jennings would tell you he's just covering his best friend's back. Except when he says it, it's more than an expression.

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