UGA has one running back committed to the 2020 recruiting class currently, Kendall Milton, and the experts are favoring Zachary Evans to the Bulldogs but he is expected to take his recruitment into February. With Callaway’s Tank Bigsby committing to Auburn last Friday, who else is Georgia looking at running back in this recruiting cycle?
Answer: Colquitt County High School’s Daijun Edwards.
Edwards is a 5-foot-10 and 210 lbs senior who 247Sports has rated as a 4-star prospect, the No. 22 RB, the No. 30 player from the state of Georgia, and the No. 299 player overall nationally. Rivals rates Edwards as a 4-star prospect as well, the No. 13 RB, and the No. 19 player from the Peach State.
Over the past 3 years for the Colquitt County Packers, Edwards has complied 3,405 yards rushing on 550 carries, averaging 6.2 yards per carry, and 53 rushing touchdowns in 43 games. He also has caught 45 passes for 413 yards, averaging 9.2 yards per reception.
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Vereen Center Daijun Edwards Interview
Right now, Edwards top schools are Georgia, Auburn, FSU, and Tennessee. Of the five crystal ball predictions from 247Sports, 100% have him pegged to commit to the Seminoles.