UGA Recruiting Daily 27-NOV-2017

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UGA Recruiting Daily 27-NOV-2017

Robert Cooper - 2018 DT - South Gwinnett HS, Snellville, GA
Robert Cooper
– 2018 DT –
South Gwinnett HS, Snellville, GA

 
 
Today on Bulldawg Illustrated’s UGA Recruiting Daily we look at Georgia’s defensive line recruiting.

 

With Mallard Creek High School defensive tackle Josh Davis’ commitment back on Thursday, Nov. 16th, Georgia now has three D-linemen committed for the 2018 recruiting class including Liberty County’s Tramel Walthour and JUCO prospect DeVonte Wyatt. So are the Bulldogs done with this position group?

 

I don’t think so. In fact, I wouldn’t be surprised to see the Georgia coaching staff add at least one more defensive tackle prospect to this recruiting class. Let’s take a look at four potential prospects, anyone of which could fill that fourth spot.

 

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TODAY’S FEATURED PROSPECTS

If position ranking is noted, unless otherwise stated, it is 247 Sports latest composite ranking of the player.
 

CHRISTIAN BARMORE

CLASS: 2018

POSITION: DL – No. 28 DT

HT, WT: 6 foot 5.5, and 292 lbs

SCHOOL: Saints Neumann & Goretti High School

CITY, STATE: Philadelphia, PA

STATUS: Undeclared

UGA OFFER: Yes, offered on October 2nd.

# OFFERS: 17

NEWS & NOTES: Since UGA offered Christian Barmore back on Oct. 2nd, his recruitment has literally exploded. The Philadelphia, PA prospect has received over eight offers since the Bulldogs offered. He had been committed to Temple but de-committed from the Owls on Oct. 6th.
 
Barmore is a physical specimen at nearly 6 foot 6 and 292 lbs and is athletic for a player his size. However, he has only been playing football for about a year; so, he is still raw but his potential is sky high.
 
C. BARMORE’S HIGHLIGHTS (updated 11/11/2017) – CLICK HERE
 
 

ROBERT COOPER, JR>

CLASS: 2018

POSITION: DL – No. 5 DT

HT, WT: 6 foot 2, and 377 lbs

SCHOOL: South Gwinnett High School

CITY, STATE: Snellville, GA

STATUS: Committed to FSU 06/16/2016

UGA OFFER: Yes, offered on 01/26/2017.

# OFFERS: 34

NEWS & NOTES: Robert Cooper is a massive human being and a monster in the trenches. The South Gwinnett High School D-lineman has been committed to Florida State since last June, but the Georgia coaching staff offered him in January and have been busy trying to make up ground in his recruitment. Keep your eye on this one. With the job Coach Tray Scott has done with the Dogs’ D-line, it has made prospects like Cooper stand up and take notice. There is a possibility that UGA could flip Cooper, and Georgia got him on campus for a visit on Oct. 14th for the Missouri game.
 
Cooper could be the heir apparent to John Atkins at nose guard for Georgia for the next several years. He’ll need to come in and do some work in the strength and conditioning programs, think of him as Solomon Kindley when he came to UGA but just on the other side of the ball.
 
2017 HIGHLIGHTS vs. GRAYSON HS – CLICK HERE
 
2017 HIGHLIGHTS vs. ARCHER HS – CLICK HERE
 
2017 HIGHLIGHTS vs. NEWTON HS – CLICK HERE
 
2016 JUNIOR SEASON HIGHLIGHTS – CLICK HERE
 
 

JACKSON CRAVENS

CLASS: 2018

POSITION: DL – No. 51 DT

HT, WT: 6 foot 3, and 275 lbs

SCHOOL: Timpview High School

CITY, STATE: Provo, UT

STATUS: Undeclared

UGA OFFER: Yes, offered on August 6th.

# OFFERS: 19

NEWS & NOTES: Georgia offered Cravens on Aug. 6th and while Utah and Washington are both favored landing spots for the Timpview HS big man and several other Western U.S. programs have recruited him heavily, his recruitment is still wide open. Cravens listed the Bulldogs in his top 7 schools that he released on Twitter on Nov. 6th along with Arizona, Michigan State, Oregon, Utah, Vanderbilt, and Washington. He has taken one official visit this fall that I know of and that was to Michigan State on Sept. 22nd.
 
His tape looks good, and as a junior, Cravens had 160 tackles, 20 for a loss, and 13 QB sacks. Those are impressive stats, even if the competition isn’t as stout as some of the other high school classifications and regions around the country in states like California, Florida, Georgia, and Texas.
 
2016 JUNIOR SEASON HIGHLIGHTS – CLICK HERE
 
2015 SOPHOMORE SEASON HIGHLIGHTS – CLICK HERE
 
 

RICK SANDIDGE

CLASS: 2018

POSITION: DL – No. 11 DT

HT, WT: 6 foot 5, and 288 lbs

SCHOOL: Concord High School

CITY, STATE: Concord, NC

STATUS: Undeclared

UGA OFFER: Yes, offered on 01/19/2017.

# OFFERS: 23

NEWS & NOTES: Rick Sandidge was offered back in January by Georgia and included the Bulldogs in his top-11 schools on May 1st. UGA’s new D-line Coach Tray Scott recruited Sandidge when Scott was coaching the position group at UNC.
 
This has been a Bulldogs vs. Gamecocks battle with South Carolina having a big edge here for much of the fall. This football season, Sandidge has visited UNC on Sept. 9th and South Carolina on Sept. 16th, and he visited Columbia, SC again on Oct. 28th. Sandidge did take a visit to Athens on Saturday, Nov. 4th for Georgia’s game versus the Gamecocks. He also took an official visit to Michigan on Nov. 25th. But at this point, it would be a pretty big surprise if Sandidge were to commit to and sign with another program outside of USCe.
 
2017 HIGHLIGHTS vs ROBINSON HS – CLICK HERE
 
2016 JUNIOR SEASON HIGHLIGHTS – CLICK HERE
 
2015 SOPHOMORE SEASON HIGHLIGHTS – CLICK HERE
 
 


 

 
 


 

 
 


 

 


 
 
 
 

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