Athletic Georgia Bulldogs' wide receiver Kris Durham, aka "White Lighting",

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    Durham a bright spot for Bulldogs
    By SETH EMERSON - Sign up for daily e-mail news alerts
    Georgia’s Kris Durham (16) has caught 26 passes for 522 yards and two touchdowns this season after missing 2009 to a torn labrum.

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    The player whom fellow receivers now in the NFL used to call “White Lightning” will play his final game at Sanford Stadium on Saturday. He may deserve the most rousing Senior Day ovation from fans, considering his production and how long he waited for this kind of year.

    Durham missed all of the 2009 season with a torn labrum in his left shoulder. Injuries also held him back in 2008, after he showed promise as a freshman and sophomore.

    “He’s very underrated as a player,” Georgia tight end Aron White said. “And I think if he had stayed a little healthier ... he’d be more of a household name here around Georgia.

    Durham’s name recognition may have been bolstered among at least one important group: NFL scouts.

    The 6-foot-5 always had the size for the next level and a good dose of speed, too; he qualified for the state track and field meet in five different events in high school.

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