Three reasons the Georgia football RB room will impress

Kenny McIntosh reacts during the national title game. (Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images)
Kenny McIntosh reacts during the national title game. (Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images) /
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Georgia running back Kendall Milton breaks away down the sideline for a big gain. (Photo By Joshua L Jones, Online Athens) /

Georgia football has a pair of guys ready to prove they can take the starting role

Zamir White and James Cook are out, which means Georgia football will likely turn to Kenny McIntosh and Kendall Milton for the starting duties.

While both players have experience on the field, neither have a ton of it. Whether it’s injuries or just being behind the two primary starters, these two haven’t had as much playing time.

However, this duo has been quite patient, and it is now their time to prove they can handle what it takes being the starting running backs at the University of Georgia.

Last season, McIntosh saw action in 14 games, rushing 58 times for 328 yards, averaging 5.7 yards a rush, and scoring three times. However, he also had 22 catches for 242 yards and two touchdowns.

Milton only played in eight games due to a knee injury but amassed 56 rushes for 264 yards, 4.7 yards a carry and one touchdown. He did those numbers with missing half the year, and now it’s his time to shine.

No one can handle this starting role better than Milton. He has been so patient, and now it’s time to show what the Cadillac Bruiser from California is all about and how he is the next great RBU back.

McIntosh will be a great addition to Milton, and I think he will surprise a lot of folks with more reps. These two have shown bursts of greatness, and now they will be the leaders.

Plus adding in Daijun Edwards, who played in all 15 games last year amassing, 49 carries for 215 yards, three touchdowns while averaging 4.4 yards a touch. He is another guy who can be a great addition.

Edwards has a great chance to prove himself and with those incredible bursts last year and getting into the end zone three times, his time is coming and he wants to leave his mark on the university.

It’s time RBU starts a new chapter, and KM-squared leads it. This group reminds me a lot of Nick Chubb, Sony Michel’s final season with De’Andre Swift being the third wheel.