Special teams surprisingly struggling

Coverage teams have been burned, normally reliable Walsh has five missed FGs

Updated: September 26, 2011, 1:04 AM ET
By David Ching | DawgNation

ATHENS, Ga. -- Before the season, Georgia's area of least concern was special teams.

The Bulldogs have a Ray Guy Award winner in senior punter Drew Butler, a two-time Lou Groza Award semifinalist in senior kicker Blair Walsh, explosive return men in Brandon Boykin and Branden Smith, and a veteran long snapper in Ty Frix.

Despite their experience at the specialist positions, however, Walsh is slumping, and the Bulldogs (2-2) have made rookie mistakes that directly contributed to one ...

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