Defensive players say they already see a change in culture in attitude. They credit that wholly to Pruitt.
"We just have a new system and way of doing things," says LB Amarlo Herrera. "He's pushing everybody, and if you don't do it his way, you're not going to play. We didn't have that last year."
Herrera adds the defense is buying into Pruitt's system, and feel confident in the new coach's credibility.
"He just came off a national championship," says Herrera. "He's a new guy with a lot of energy coming in."
Herrera says the biggest task for the defense during preseason workouts will be getting comfortable with the new schemes.
The Dawgs return eight starters, but lost three defensive backs to transfer this offseason. Georgia opens the season August 30 vs. Clemson.
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