Georgia Has a Plan to Start Satellite Camps

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Georgia Has a Plan to Start Satellite Camps

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Satellite camps are off-campus, usually out-of-state, recruiting efforts that have become popular with teams from other conferences. The SEC has a rule that effectively bans those camps for its members by restricting the allowed georgraphic area for a camp or practice participation. NCAA will have a member vote on whether to continue to allow satellite camps this Friday.
At the same time that NCAA members are preparing to vote on allowing the camps to continue, SEC’s prohibition on off-campus recruiting is set to expire this spring. As we reported yesterday, teams throughout the conference are preparing for the possibility that NCAA does not outlaw satellite camps, and the SEC allows its ban to lapse:
SEC Programs Getting Set to Host Satellite Camps – Bulldawg Illustrated
During his post-practice press conference Tuesday, Kirby Smart was asked if UGA has a plan to participate in the SEC invasion of fertile recruiting grounds that will occur if NCAA fails to ban satellite camps. As you might imagine, Kirby has already sweated the details:


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5 responses on “Georgia Has a Plan to Start Satellite Camps

  1. Bulldawg Bob2

    ally32250 burger912 BD_illustrated Agree. Texas would be a prime candidate for a Bulldawg satellite camp, but even though the Sunshine state is right next door, I would not be surprised to see a south Florida camp or IMG type camp.

  2. ally32250

    burger912 BD_illustrated Certainly one of the top states in talent. But they’re so close to FL.Go get exposure we wouldn’t otherwise have.

  3. burger912

    BD_illustrated where do u think they would have them? We’re already in one of the best states. Michigan or Ohio?