When Chad Morris sent Martavis Bryant into the game at the beginning of the second half against Wake Forest, he told him to go block somebody.
It's not something Bryant, or any of the Tigers' wide receivers, hadn't heard before.
"I tell the recruits that they'll play quicker if they can block than if they can catch," Morris said. "Everybody can catch.
"When Martavis got in there, he made a couple of key catches, but also made some really, really good blocks."
Freshman Mike Williams said it was his blocking in practice that got him onto the field for one play against Georgia. "Coach took out a tight end and told me to go get 'em for one play," Williams said. "I did my job."
Since then, Williams has emerged as a regular rotation player. He got his first start against Wake Forest in place of Bryant, who sat out the first half for disciplinary reasons.
"On Saturday, Mike Williams graded 90 percent before he ever touched the ball," said Dabo Swinney of the freshman's performance against the Deacons. "All those wide receivers are impacting the game, grading at a high level.
"You may play 50 plays, and catch the ball five times. What are you doing on those other 45 plays. Sammy (Watkins) graded 90 percent last week, without the ball. G-Hop (Germone Hopper) is getting better and better. Adam Humphries is a tremendous football player.
"All those guys are playing physically, and I see all of them as playmakers for us. They're getting it done."