Greyson Lambert knows how to treat his offensive linemen.
After Georgia’s 51-14 win over Louisiana-Monroe, Lambert took Georgia’s top six linemen -- John Theus, Isaiah Wynn, Brandon Kublanow, Greg Pyke, Kolton Houston and Hunter Long -- to Ben & Jerry’s in downtown Athens for ice cream.
Lambert did this because the linemen didn't allow him to get sacked during the game.
“I told Greyson, ‘You don’t have to give us anything, we’re going to block for you,’” Theus said. “It’s something fun. It’s more camaraderie we get to have. We have an ice cream date, it’s fun.”
Lambert finished Saturday’s game 8-of-12 for 141 yards and two touchdowns. The line did give up one sack when Brice Ramsey entered the game, with Theus saying the linemen were “lucky” to still receive their post-game treat after the mishap.
A Georgia quarterback taking the linemen to Ben & Jerry’s isn’t anything new. The tradition began with former quarterback Aaron Murray, now with the Kansas City Chiefs, who played for the Bulldogs from 2010-13. However, it was shelved during 2014 under quarterback Hutson Mason.
“Hutson was cheap so he didn’t do it,” Theus said with a smile, drawing laughs. “Make sure you put that in your story. I want Hutson to see that.”