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Electricity - it's one of the most important innovations in the history of humankind. It's hard to imagine life without electricity, and for good reason. Nearly every aspect of our lives is affected by electricity in some form or fashion, from the way you wash your clothes to the effort you put in at work. From a residential standpoint, you need it to cook, clean, entertain, and live comfortably. For commercial purposes, electricity is used to power the computers needed to keep America moving. That's why, when the electricity in your home or at your job is compromised, life grinds to a halt. Unfortunately, electrical problems are inevitable in today's day and age. When the electricity in your home or commercial workspace fails, you need a quick, effective solution that will get your life back on track. And that, in a nutshell, is where L&M Electric, Inc. shines the brightest.

Our company was founded in 2009 by Roger Lee and John Mezzles. With a combined 46 years of electrical experience, the two entrepreneurs set out to create a company that offers quality workmanship and unparalleled service to all its builders and clients. Today, we are proud to have served South Carolina for nearly two decades as the premier electrician contractor in Milton, GA. Our family-owned business specializes in both residential and commercial electrical work. Our highly-trained team has the experience and skills to handle any electrical issue, from minor panel breaker problems to large-scale industrial issues.

Despite winning numerous awards and recognitions in the Southeast, we don't let our accolades go to our head. Our team is committed to providing effective, personalized electrical work for every one of our customers. We take pride in our ability to offer peace of mind to our customers when they need it most, and that's exactly what we aim to provide to you too. We're talking one-on-one service provided by a friendly, professional electrician. There are no corners cut, no hidden fees, and no excuses - only the highest quality work from the finest electricians in Milton.

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What sets us apart from other electricians in Milton, GA? It boils down to three reasons:
Customer-Centric, Quality Electric Service
Customer-Centric, Quality Electric Service

As guests in your home, you won't ever have to worry about a member of our team trying to sell you something you don't need. Our job is to serve your electrical needs. You expect the highest quality electrical work in South Carolina, and that's what we will provide.

Experienced, Affordable Electricians
Experienced, Affordable Electricians

You understand that the highest quality work requires fair compensation, but you're not made of money. Our commitment is to offer affordable electric work at a price you're satisfied paying.

Family Owned & Operated
Family Owned & Operated

We know that you are choosing L&M Electric for a reason. Unlike large corporations, we truly care about our customers. As a family business, serving you is personal for us. We stake our reputation on the quality of our work. As such, we are accountable and will always strive to deliver the service you have come to expect from our company.

Affordable Electric Service That Makes You Feel Like Family

At L&M Electric, we employ the brightest commercial and residential electricians in Milton. Having electricians that specialize in both residential and commercial projects allow us to provide our customers with a wider range of services.

Our team fixes a broad range of electrical issues, but we have built our reputation on the following electric services:

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Electrical Repairs

Every homeowner has to deal with an electrical component breaking or failing at some point. When that happens, you need a partner who can troubleshoot the problem and correct the issue efficiently and effectively. A few common problems that we help solve for our customers include:

  • Ceiling Fan Repair
  • Light Fixture Repair
  • Light Switch & Outlet Repair
  • Electrical Safety Inspection
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Electrical Installations

Whether you have a new ceiling fan that needs to be installed or you have a new electrical outlet that you'd like added to your bedroom, L&M Electric is here to help. Our team installs quality solutions every day of the week - there's no electrical installation job your residential electrician in Milton, GA, can't handle. Here is a glance at some of the installation projects that we complete for homeowners:

  • Smart Home Installation
  • Electric Car Charging Station Installation
  • Whole-Home Surge Protection Installation
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Renovations and Remodeling

If you're renovating or remodeling your home, you need a professional electrician on-hand to work to properly install your new electrical devices and systems. Our skilled electricians are happy to work with you or your remodeling consultant to install your lights and keep your home shining bright. Common renovation and remodeling jobs include:

  • Hot Tub Wiring
  • Kitchen Lighting Renovations
  • Finished Basement Electrical Wiring
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New Construction Electrical Projects

Many new construction homeowners stress about having their electrical system wired from scratch. For us, it's just another day on the job. If you're building your dream home, don't leave your electrical work to mediocre electricians. Trust L&M electric for reliable service and the highest quality electrical work in Milton. A few new construction projects we handle are:

  • Breaker Panel Box Installation
  • Wiring for Backup Generator
  • Landscape Lighting Outdoors
  • Low Voltage Wiring
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Your Residential Electrician in Milton, GA

When you own a home, there's something inherently fulfilling about taking care of your property and fixing issues that pop up over time. When it comes to electrical work, however, DIY projects can be dangerous. Electricity is an amazing innovation, but if you aren't fully trained and licensed to handle such work, it's best to leave it to the experts at L&M Electric. Your home's safety is essential for you and your family. Our team will go above and beyond to ensure that your home's electrical system is operating correctly without any concerning problems.

With more than 60 years of combined experience as electricians, we are capable of troubleshooting and fixing a litany of electrical issues in your house. Keep reading to learn more about the most common electrical issues our customers report, along with some handy tips on how to remediate such problems.

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Panel Breaker is Tripped

If you don't have any power in your home, it might be time to check your electrical panel to see if there are any tripped breakers. If you spot a tripped breaker, try your best to switch it over to its original position. If you can't, remember that some breakers need to be flipped to the "off" position before turning it back on. If you don't have any luck, give our office a call. We'll send a trained residential electrician in Milton to your home to fix the problem on-site.

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Overhead Fan Stops Working

If you have an overhead fan in your living room or bedroom, you know how quickly it can accumulate dust. Most homeowners clean up using a rod duster. However, sometimes homeowners accidentally hit the fan direction switch when doing so. But, instead of flipping it "on" or "off," they bump it into a limbo zone where neither direction is selected. When this happens, your overhead fan will not spin. If one of your fans stops working suddenly, this is one of the most common reasons why. If you're sure you didn't hit the fan direction switch, it could be an indication of a larger problem. In this case, call our office for a free phone consultation. We'll troubleshoot with you over the phone and if necessary, send out an electrician.

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Kitchen Breaker Keeps Tripping

If your home was built in the last 35 years, chances are it has two 20-amp circuits running to your kitchen countertop outlets. Newer homes will have three circuits. If you're constantly tripping the breaker to your kitchen, it's most likely because you have too many electrical devices connected to the same circuit. To help alleviate this problem, place appliances like coffee makers and toasters on two different circuits. That way, they can share the load.

At the end of the day, your home is your place of solitude and relaxation. But, when you have electrical issues in your home, things can quickly go from peaceful to problematic. Whether you're renovating your home and need a new room wired for power or your panel breaker keeps giving your problems, L&M Electric is here to assist. If you have questions about an issue or need to schedule service, our team is ready to help answer your questions and coordinate the best time for a residential electrician to come to your home in Milton.

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Tips to Save Money and Maintain Your Home's Electrical Systems

Unlike some of our competitors, who are reluctant to provide any information that might prevent them from making a buck, L&M Electric is all about empowering our customers. If we can offer sound advice that will educate our clients and help them save money, we have no problem doing so. That's why we have put together some helpful tips and tricks for maintaining your home's most common electrical systems. Because, at the end of the day, a little knowledge can go a long way when it comes to your family's safety.

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Install Surge Protectors

Intense lighting storms can cause powerful surges of electricity that ruin your home's electrical appliances and amenities. Surge protectors installed at your electrical panel can help prevent these surges by grounding the electricity running through your home. They do so by directing it away from your electrical devices. This common solution is inexpensive, effective, and always a better choice than replacing expensive items like TVs and computers.

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Examine Your Breaker Panel

Breaker panels control the power to your home. When they go bad or are damaged, there's a good chance that you will lose power to most of the rooms in your house. Open your breaker panel and keep a sharp eye out for signs of corrosion and rust. Double-check that each breaker you see flips on and off properly. If you notice corrosion or if the breaker switches won't flip, it's time to get in touch with a residential electrician in Milton, GA, who can inspect your breaker panel and recommend upgrades if necessary.

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Test Your GFIs

GFIs, or Ground Fault Interrupters, are similar to surge protectors in that they prevent electrical damage from happening in your home. The primary job of a GFI is to prevent electrical shocks that happen during a ground fault. Because water is a conductor of electricity, GFIs should be installed anywhere that an outlet comes into contact with water. You should try to test your GFIs every month, if possible, to ensure that they are working correctly. When you look closely at your GFI, you will notice a "test" and a "reset" button. Hit the "test" button to trip the GFI outlet and then hit "reset" to restore power. If your outlet resets, your GFI is working as it should. If not, you need to replace your GFI outlet. Because electricity is involved, we recommend hiring a professional to install new GFIs in your home. That way, you know the job is done right.

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Replace Outdated Light Bulbs

The right light bulb can add the perfect amount of ambiance to your home. Eventually, however, even the best light bulbs will need replacing. While they don't need checking every month, it's a good idea to inspect all your bulbs at the beginning of the year. If any of your bulbs are dead, you should replace them. You should also consider replacing bulbs that are incandescent with LED lights. LED light bulbs may cost more upfront but use less electricity and are more efficient over the long run.

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Schedule a Home Safety Inspection

In terms of preventative maintenance, scheduling a safety inspection for your home's electrical systems should be a high priority. These inspections will shine a light on the electrical features in your home that need to be fixed. Most modern electrical fires are caused by short circuit arcs, defective insulation, or broken wiring. An inspection conducted by a qualified electrician will help determine what needs to be fixed so you and your family stay safe in your home. Your inspector should cover your whole home and will examine common features such as:

  • Breakers
  • Fans
  • Exposed Wiring
  • Electrical Panels
  • Circuits
  • Switches
  • Outlets and More
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DELIVERING QUALITY ELECTRICAL SERVICE TO 5,000+ HOMES PER YEAR

he electrical system in your home brings it to life from the lights and appliances we use every day to the entertainment we all love and enjoy. You want an electrician that makes you feel safe while delivering the quality services you're promised.

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Whether you need light switch services for your newly renovated home or need a generator installed at your commercial property, L&M Electric is here to serve you. Our team will get the job done right, so you can get back to loving your life in the Lowcountry.

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Georgia football not named among five best running back rooms in CFB for 2022

CBSSports attempted to name the five best backfields in college football heading into the 2022 season. Georgia's running back group of Kenny McIntosh, Kendall...

CBSSports attempted to name the five best backfields in college football heading into the 2022 season. Georgia's running back group of Kenny McIntosh, Kendall Milton, Daijun Edwards, Branson Robinson, and Andrew Paul, did not make the list. No current SEC program was included in the top five, which consisted of Texas, Ohio State, Wisconsin, Utah, and Minnesota. The Dawgs were one of six teams named to the honorable mention list, along with Central Michigan, Syracuse, Appalachian State, Ole Miss, and Michigan. Georgia averaged 5.2 yards per carry last season, good for 19th in the country and ahead of Wisconsin and Minnesota, but must replace its top two rushers as James Cook and Zamir White moved on to the NFL after being taken in the second and fourth round of the 2022 NFL Draft.

Regardless, the Georgia backfield is one brimming with potential but still short on production, with McIntosh and Milton having just one career start each. McIntosh has 130 carries for 753 yards and six touchdowns along with 33 catches for 356 yards and two touchdowns. Milton has 91 rushes for 457 yards and a touchdown and three receptions for 27 yards. Edwards has 86 carries for 428 yards and four touchdowns, with three catches for 45 yards. McIntosh, a second-team All-SEC preseason pick by Athlon Sports, led Georgia’s running backs with 5.69 yards per carry in 2021 and has the lowest drop rate among Power 5 running backs since 2020 per Pro Football Focus.

“They’re not shying away from the work,” Kirby Smart said in April. “They’re both tremendous special teams players. They have a major role on our offense when they go in the huddle, and they look those linemen in the eyes, and they challenge them to get yards. Those guys respond to Kenny and Kendall.”

Robinson, the No. 4 running back in the country per the industry-generated 247Sports Composite, and Paul, who racked up 2,824 yards and 44 rushing touchdowns while averaging 9.7 yards per carry during his senior year, joined the team two weeks ago.

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Georgia running backs earn national media praise ahead of pivotal 2022 season

No one has ever doubted whether Kendall Milton or Kenny McIntosh can play. When given the chance, the two Georgia running backs have shown that they can make plays.Entering the 2022 season though, the duo will have to produce with greater frequency. With no Zamir White and James Cook, McIntosh and Milton will finally get a chance to carry the load.And there is reason to believe the two are very much up to the task.McIntosh has excelled as a pass-catcher in his time at Georgia, catching 22 passes for 232 yards last season...

No one has ever doubted whether Kendall Milton or Kenny McIntosh can play. When given the chance, the two Georgia running backs have shown that they can make plays.

Entering the 2022 season though, the duo will have to produce with greater frequency. With no Zamir White and James Cook, McIntosh and Milton will finally get a chance to carry the load.

And there is reason to believe the two are very much up to the task.

McIntosh has excelled as a pass-catcher in his time at Georgia, catching 22 passes for 232 yards last season to go along with 330 rushing yards. He figures to soak up much of Cook’s role as a pass-catcher, which was a critical part of Georgia’s offense a season ago.

Pro Football Focus highlighted McIntosh’s ability in that department, as McIntosh has a 0.0 drop rate among running backs. That is the best mark in the country.

McIntosh isn’t going to have to do it all for Georgia this fall though, even if his touchdown pass in the win over Michigan proved he could. Because Georgia also has Milton primed for a big season.

Milton has been slowed by MCL injuries in each of the past two seasons. But he’s also shown an ability to be a bruising runner with impressive burst as well. He’s always shown great upside, which is why he was ranked as the No. 21 running back entering the 2022 season.

If the junior running back is able to make the most of his opportunity this year, he’s going to rank much higher on those end-of-season lists.

“The floodgates have opened for Milton to take full advantage with the lion’s share of carries for the Georgia Bulldogs this season,” 247Sports’ Brad Crawford wrote. “Kenny McIntosh may have something to say about that, too. A former top-60 recruit, per the 247Sports Composite, Milton is “hungry” for his chance to shine in the Bulldogs’ rushing attack.”

While Milton and McIntosh had limited days on the ground in Georgia’s spring game, they both impressed as pass-catchers in the game. Milton had a touchdown catch in the scrimmage, showing that he can impact the passing game.

“Catching the ball out of the backfield. We ask them to catch the ball out of that backfield and make plays,” Kirby Smart said after G-Day. “I thought Kenny caught a nice play on a wheel route, so did Kendall. Those guys -- in college football you become a weapon by how you receive the ball out of the backfield.”

Georgia also got some much-needed reinforcements in its running back room this month, with Branson Robinson and Andrew Paul joining the team. The Bulldogs signed the running backs as a part of the 2022 recruiting cycle. Robinson was a major target and is already an impressive physical specimen. He was the No. 62 overall player in the 2022 class. Paul meanwhile was a late riser after he put up a monster season. Georgia had to beat Clemson to land his services.

Georgia’s offense will need to take a step forward this season, given all the Bulldogs lost on the defensive side of the ball. If that is to happen, McIntosh and Milton will both need to have monster seasons.

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Alpharetta-Milton Election Guide 2022: Candidates, How To Vote

Alpharetta and Milton will hold elections May 24 for County Commissioners, Board of Education, State Court Judge, and more.ALPHARETTA-MILTON, GA — The May 24 primary election is approaching in Alpharetta-Milton, and voters already submitted absentee ballots during early voting, mail and drop boxes.Ballots for Fulton County voters will include county commission chairperson, county commissioners in districts 1, 3, and 5; school board members in districts 2, 5, 6, and 7; state court judge; chief magistrate judge; state Sen...

Alpharetta and Milton will hold elections May 24 for County Commissioners, Board of Education, State Court Judge, and more.

ALPHARETTA-MILTON, GA — The May 24 primary election is approaching in Alpharetta-Milton, and voters already submitted absentee ballots during early voting, mail and drop boxes.

Ballots for Fulton County voters will include county commission chairperson, county commissioners in districts 1, 3, and 5; school board members in districts 2, 5, 6, and 7; state court judge; chief magistrate judge; state Senate districts 14, 21, 48, and 56; state House districts 47, 48, 49, and 50; U.S. Senate; and U.S. House of Representatives districts 6 and 7.

The ballots will also include statewide elections, such as governor, secretary of state, attorney general, agriculture commissioner, insurance commissioner, state school superintendent and labor commissioner.

Here's some information to help you prepare for Election Day in Alpharetta and Milton.

Fulton County Board of Commissioners (Chairperson, District 1, 3, 5)

Chairperson

District 1

District 3

District 5

Fulton County Board of Education (District 2, 5, 6), nonpartisan

District 2

District 5

District 6

District 7

State Court Judge, nonpartisan

Chief Magistrate Judge,nonpartisan

View the other candidates online.

To vote in person or apply for an absentee ballot, you will need to show ID. There are six acceptable forms of photo ID:

If you are applying for an absentee ballot, or you are a first-time registrant by mail who has not already provided a photo ID, there are five more forms of ID you can use:

For more information about Georgia's ID requirements, visit the Secretary of State's page.

Take a look at who's on the ballot for Fulton County.

The polls will be open for the May 24 Primary Election from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. You can verify your precinct and polling location by visiting the Secretary of State Poll Locator. If you are in line by 7 p.m., you are allowed to cast your ballot.

On Election Day, you must vote at your designated polling place. You can find your assigned polling location on your voter registration card, by logging into the Secretary of State's My Voter Page, or by contacting your County Board of Registrar's Office.

When you get to your polling place, show your photo ID to the poll worker. A poll worker will check your photo ID, verify that you are registered and at the correct polling location, issue you a voter access card or ballot, whichever is applicable, and allow you to vote. Learn how to vote at polling places in Georgia.

For more information, visit mvp.sos.ga.

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SEC summer size-up: What to know about Georgia, Missouri's second conference opponent of 2022

It may not be the 2021 national championship team, but when Missouri takes on Georgia at Faurot Field on Oct. 1, the Tigers are unlikely to be favored barring a post-championship collapse akin to LSU in 2020.Some of Georgia’s best players have since gone to the NFL, but head coach Kirby Smart has stacked several top-tier recruiting classes to ensure last year’s success was no fluke.More:...

It may not be the 2021 national championship team, but when Missouri takes on Georgia at Faurot Field on Oct. 1, the Tigers are unlikely to be favored barring a post-championship collapse akin to LSU in 2020.

Some of Georgia’s best players have since gone to the NFL, but head coach Kirby Smart has stacked several top-tier recruiting classes to ensure last year’s success was no fluke.

More:SEC summer size-up: What to know about Auburn, Mizzou’s first 2022 conference opponent

The Bulldogs will be the second SEC game for MU, which will open its conference schedule on the road at Auburn. Georgia will open its season against Oregon in Atlanta before playing Samford, South Carolina and Kent State ahead of the Missouri game.

Here’s what to know about the defending champions and what Missouri can expect come October.

Winds of change

The 2021 Bulldogs featured one of the greatest defenses of all time. After the season, five members went in the first round and three more were selected later in the draft.

The former defensive stars were part of the 15 Bulldogs selected, an all-time record for one team. Now it’s up to Georgia to find replacements for 2022.

The Bulldogs aren’t projected to repeat as national champions, in part due to Alabama’s Death Star of a 2022 roster. However, they will be favored to win the SEC East and remain playoff contenders.

More:What to know about the present and future of Mizzou football's kicking game

Georgia lost three defensive linemen to the first round of the NFL Draft, including first overall pick defensive end Travon Walker and defensive tackles Jordan Davis and Devonte Wyatt.

Possible replacements for the departed talent include Jalen Carter, who finished 2021 having made the coaches’ all-SEC second team with 37 tackles, including 8.5 for loss and three sacks. Carter started against UAB and Kentucky last season.

Three linebackers from 2021 are also gone, with Quey Walker going in the first round and Nakobe Dean and Channing Tindall coming off the board in the third. In their absence, Jamon Dumas-Johnson could emerge as a major contributor after finishing his freshman campaign with two sacks, 2.5 tackles for loss and an interception having come to Georgia as a four-star recruit from Maryland.

Stetson's back

After helping end the Bulldogs’ decades-long championship drought, seventh-year quarterback Stetson Bennett IV enters the 2022 campaign with a level of job security he hasn’t enjoyed throughout his career. Even during last year’s championship season, some fans clamored for J.T. Daniels, who later transferred to West Virginia after considering Missouri, to take Bennett’s job.

With the job now firmly his, despite having talent behind him in Carson Bech, Brock Vandagriff and Gunner Stockton, Bennett will not have to win every game on his own. However, Georgia will need him to step up somewhat, given the fact that his receiving corps has been depleted.

The Bulldogs lost George Pickens to the NFL and Jermain Burton to Alabama through the transfer portal. However, Bennett will still have last year’s leading receiver Brock Bowers at his disposal as the tight end, plus sophomore Adonai Mitchell, who scored the go-ahead touchdown in the national championship game.

Georgia also will have help for Bennett at running back, with Kenny McIntosh and Kendall Milton, who performed well throughout spring football. Both the passing and rushing attacks will likely benefit from three returning offensive line starters, plus Broderick Jones, who played significant snaps last season.

This year’s Missouri defense will likely be better than the unit that gave up 43 points to the Bulldogs last season. However, the Tigers will need to significantly improve to completely stifle what remains a solid Georgia offense.

A prove-it game?

Missouri head coach Eli Drinkwitz has made clear his goal to win the SEC East, something the Tigers last accomplished in 2014. The division has some obstacles to that goal, including a surging Kentucky and an improving Tennessee squad.

However, the monster Kirby Smart has built in Athens remains the standard-setter for the East, having won that side of the conference four of the last five seasons. If Missouri is to fulfill Drinkwitz’s goal, eventually it will have to take the step past the Bulldogs.

Unfortunately for the Tigers, 2022 might not be the year. Georgia has established a formidable recruiting machine and built a roster with depth that can weather the loss of so many players from the championship team.

While the Bulldogs may not be as good as last season, they still appear to be the class of the division. An upset win would be massive for the Tigers. But, even at home, it appears unlikely.

However, even if Missouri is unable to pull off the shocker, it still might derive some benefit from the game. Following the Georgia game, the Tigers face a run of SEC teams they will have a chance against — Florida, Vanderbilt and South Carolina — plus November matchups with Kentucky, Tennessee and Arkansas.

Playing the Bulldogs tough would be a definite sign of progress, and a solid performance, even in defeat, could help propel MU’s confidence going into its more winnable portion of the schedule.

Matt Stahl is the Missouri athletics beat reporter for the Columbia Daily Tribune. Follow him on Twitter @mattstahl97.

Georgia football: Key stat illustrates Kenny McIntosh’s value in passing attack

Entering the 2022 season, the Georgia Bulldogs are tasked with replacing a very capable pass catcher at running back in James Cook. The good news is the Bulldogs have another back who has proven he’s more than capable of filling that role.According to Pro Football Focus, Georgia senior running back Kenny McIntosh has the lowest dr...

Entering the 2022 season, the Georgia Bulldogs are tasked with replacing a very capable pass catcher at running back in James Cook. The good news is the Bulldogs have another back who has proven he’s more than capable of filling that role.

According to Pro Football Focus, Georgia senior running back Kenny McIntosh has the lowest drop rate among Power 5 running backs since 2020. McIntosh did not drop a single pass in that time, putting him first ahead of Alabama’s — formerly Georgia Tech’s — Jahmyr Gibbs (1.6% drop rate) and USC’s Travis Dye (1.7%).

McIntosh is looked at as an important part of a one-two duo for the Bulldogs at running back this season alongside junior Kendall Milton. The two running backs will be tasked with replicating the production from Cook and Zamir White, who together helped the Bulldogs rush for 191 yards per game in 2021.

Cook was the top passing target out of the backfield last season, but not by much. Cook ended the season with 27 receptions for 284 yards and 4 touchdowns; by comparison, McIntosh had 22 receptions for 242 yards and 2 scores.

Back in March, McIntosh credited Cook for helping him with route-running, an aspect of McIntosh’s game we might see a good bit in 2022. McIntosh said he was willing to help Georgia in any way he can; his reliable ability to catch out of the backfield might quickly become one of those ways.

"Really, it’s because of my hands. I thank God for blessing my hands [and] being able to catch the ball out of the backfield,” McIntosh said on March 17. “The coaches being able to trust me to catch the ball and my versatility allows them to use me more, and that makes my game even better."

McIntosh is coming off a junior campaign where he showed glimpses of what he can do when called upon.

McIntosh led Georgia’s running backs with 5.69 yards per carry in 2021 after taking 58 carries for 330 yards and 3 touchdowns. McIntosh showed off his ability to catch the ball as well by reeling in 22 passes for 242 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

McIntosh has a legitimate chance to be the Bulldogs’ lead back this season, but he won’t have to do it alone.

McIntosh said he, Milton and junior Daijun Edwards spoke last year about the trio having to lead the way in 2022. McIntosh spoke highly of Milton — who dealt with injuries down the stretch of the 2021 season — saying he always displays how big and physical he is when he’s got the ball in his hands.

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McIntosh was one of the Bulldogs’ running backs who had his moments last season with a limited workload. Now that the two men responsible for 1,584 rushing yards and 18 touchdowns last year are off to the pros, McIntosh knows a real opportunity awaits for himself and his returning teammates at tailback.

“We are definitely running hard,” McIntosh said. “We know we are capable. We know we have potential. We know it’s our time now."

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