DawgNation links: Inside an unofficial

DawgNation has more coverage of Georgia recruiting and preseason practice.

Radi Nabulsi writes: Not one of the Bulldogs’ 26 verbally committed players has taken an official visit to Georgia -- but all have been to Athens, Ga., at some point during their recruitment.

Video: Nabulsi talks with members of the Georgia recruiting staff to get their take on the growing importance of unofficial visits and what exactly happens during one.

David Ching writesInsider: Only twice in Mark Richt’s previous 11 seasons at Georgia have his Bulldogs carried a higher preseason ranking into the season than this year’s club, which came in at No. 6 in the Associated Press preseason poll that was released Saturday.

Ching writesInsider: By this point of preseason practice, it appears as though Georgia’s coaching staff has settled on its starting offensive line. The second team, however, remains in a bit of upheaval.

Ching writesInsider: Entering college always comes with its share of culture shock for a true freshman, but luckily for Georgia tight end Ty Flournoy-Smith, he gets by with a little help from some friends -- two former high school teammates.

Ching writesInsider: Around the Hedges in 80 days series looks at freshman Flournoy-Smith and his chances to contribute this fall.