Nick Robinson (6-1/190/4.70) is a quarterback at JSerra Catholic High School in San Juan Capistrano, California. Yesterday, Nick committed as a preferred walk-on (PWO) in Georgia’s 2015 class. A PWO must come to his chosen school paying his own way but has the staff’s assurance that he will receive the first available scholarship after he arrives.
One of the many NCAA lawsuits winding through the courts has a very interesting component. It seeks to end the arbitrary restriction of 85 scholarships per school for FBS subdivision institutions. Can you imagine telling SEC schools that they now have unlimited football scholarships at their disposal?
Four nationally ranked teams – including three in the top-10 – will be in Athens this weekend for the SEC/Pac-12 Showdown Saturday and Sunday at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex. No. 1 USC, No. 4 UCLA, No. 7 Georgia and No. 17 Florida will play matches in the Lindsey Hopkins Indoor Facility. On Saturday, Florida will take on USC at 10 a.m., followed by Georgia vs. UCLA at 2 p.m., then Sunday’s schedule features Florida vs. UCLA at 10 a.m. and Georgia vs. USC at 2 p.m.
Today, in my last installment of exploring the Georgia Way, we take a look at the mantra NFL Ready. Let’s face it, when you are an athlete with the talents to play football at a top Division 1 team, the ultimate goal is making it to “The League,” so it stands to reason that your chances increase by attending a college that has sent a slew of players to the NFL.