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Freshman safety Tray Matthews has gotten noticed with a few big hits

Updated: April 3, 2013, 11:15 AM ET
By David Ching | DawgNation
ATHENS, Ga. -- The talk of Georgia's spring practice has been freshman safety Tray Matthews, whose big hits have already struck fear into a few teammates.

"Yesterday, I kind of got scared because I think it was little J.J. [Green, a 5-foot-8, 171-pound running back] from Camden and he was coming up the middle and he was kind of tripping and all of a sudden, I just saw Tray Matthews just running full speed coming straight at him and just [slaps hands]," defensive lineman Garrison Smith said last Friday. "It just sounded off when he hit him and I was like, 'Ooooh.'