Georgia cornerbacks Javon Bullard and Kamari Lassiter bolstered the Bulldogs’ 2022 protection as first-year starters and can have distinguished roles as juniors in 2023.
Lassiter took over the void left by now Los Angeles Rams cornerback Derion Kendrick in 2022 and performed past his expertise, racking up 38 stops, 0.5 sacks and 4 move break ups in 15 video games.
Bullard burst on to the scene in Georgia’s second consecutive nationwide title season as a power within the secondary as the first slot nook, or STAR place.
Bullard earned Defensive MVP honors in each the Peach Bowl win over Ohio State and the nationwide championship win over TCU. The Milledgeville, Ga., native completed the season with 46 stops, 3.5 sacks, three move breakups and two interceptions.
Professional Soccer Focus just lately ranked the top-10 cornerbacks returning for the 2023 season with Bullard coming in at No. 7 and Lassiter named at No. 10.
High 10 returning Cornerbacks for the 2023 season, through @Chad_Maxwick pic.twitter.com/V3EO3RVTO6
— PFF Faculty (@PFF_College) February 17, 2023
Each Bulldogs might be closely relied upon in 2023 contemplating the lack of All-SEC cornerback Kelee Ringo and All-American security Christopher Smith to the NFL draft.