Richard LeCounte is an athlete for recruiting classification purposes, meaning that he has the ability to be employed at more than the next level. The 5-11/175 rising senior committed to UGA shortly after Kirby Smart was named head coach and was amoung a group of approximately 20 prospects visiting Athens this weekend.
Liberty County High School (near Savannah) was thought to be prime recruiting territory for Ohio State after, a couple of years ago, the Buckeyes successfully lured five-star linebacker Raekwon McMillan away from his home-state flagship university. However, Smart quickly convinced LeCounte to commit to Georgia and vocally recruit for the Dawgs.
Here is LeCounte relaxing with some fellow recruits in Athens during an unofficial visit this weekend. Obviously, the term ‘athlete’ fits this young man: