Kirby Smart Jan 8, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs head coach Kirby Smart looks on during the fourth quarter against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2018 CFP national championship college football game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The Georgia Bulldogs have recently had some of the most dominant running backs in college football with Todd Gurley, Sony Michel, Nick Chubb, and D’Andre Swift all leading the way for the team in recent years. But it doesn’t sound like head coach Kirby Smart is all that optimistic about the team’s running backs this year.

During a recent press conference, Georgia Bulldogs head coach Kirby Smart called the running back position a “work in progress” as the Bulldogs prepare for the upcoming 2023 college football season, making it clear that the Bulldogs “need to get production out of that position” this season.

“The running back position has been a work in progress,” Smart admitted according to On3. “We’re trying to get healthy guys, they’re going to get to play behind a really good offensive line, some good tight ends, and a quarterback that’s going to be able to help them. But we need to get production out of that position.”

Georgia will also have a new quarterback this season, so they would obviously like to get some strong production at the running back position to make things easy on the new signal caller.

It will certainly be interesting to see what the team’s offense looks like this year.