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Tift's Troupe catching confidence at UGA

By Robert Hydrick - bio | email

ATHENS, GA (WALB) - Former Tift County receiver Israel Troupe looking to become a big part in the Bulldog offense this season.Troupe had one of the biggest catches of the season last year against Auburn in what was his first touchdown catch of the season.


The Auburn game was boost to Troupe's confidence.

The former Tift County Blue Devil knows A.J. Green is still going to be the go to guy in the Bulldogs passing attack but the other receiver have to step up to help redshirt freshman quarterback Aaron Murray.


Israel Troupe said. "We have a good six or seven receivers who can do the job too. The main thing for us is to learn what to do. Be able to give Aaron a lot more targets and to be able to rotate in or out so everybody stays fresh and we can compete better."



Georgia will open the season September 4th at Sanford Stadium against Louisiana-Lafayette.

Game time is 12:20 p.m. and you can watch the game on WALB.

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