2014 College Football Picks: Clemson @ Georgia (-7)

Matchup: Clemson Tigers @ Georgia Bulldogs (-7)
Saturday, August, 30th @ 5:30 PM (EST)
Location: Athens, Georgia (airing on ESPN)

Georgia Football Todd Gurley

Returning in 2014 for the Georgia Bulldogs, is Heisman Candidate Running Back, Todd Gurley

Preview: The Clemson Tigers certainly won’t be putting up the points they did last year with the loss of Tajh Boyd and Sammy Watkins.  They still return 5 starters on offense and 7 on defense. The Georgia Bulldogs were ravaged by a slew of injuries last season.  Back for the 2014 campaign are Heisman candidate running-back, Todd Gurley along with wide receiver weapons in Chris Conley and Michael Bennett.  Behind center for the Bulldogs will be senior signal-caller Hutson Mason.  Mason gathered a little experience late in the 2013-14 season due to the injury of NFL draftee Aaron Murray. Georgia also has a slew of starters returning on both sides of the ball.  On defense, they return 10 of their 11 starters from 2013; four of these starters make up one of the best linebacking corps in the SEC. Georgia should be favored by double-digits in this one, and I feel they are poised to make a run in the SEC this year.  Look for them to take out last season’s frustrations on Clemson and get their season started with a bang.

2014 Week 1 NCAA Football Picks: Georgia -7
Clemson/Georgia Final Score Prediction: Georgia 42 – Clemson 23

Chad A. Dawkins is a longtime contributing member here at the Cappersinfo.com community. A B-Town resident and a die-hard Boston sports fanatic, Chad is developing a reputation as a sound sports handicapper. He can be found posting winning free picks and handicapping strategies on our forums and on some popular sports betting radio programs.