UGA Recruiting Daily 29-Jul-2017

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UGA Recruiting Daily 29-Jul-2017

William Barnes - Class of 2018 OL, Apopka, FL (Photo from William Barnes/ Twitter)
William Barnes
– Class of 2018 OL, Apopka, FL –
(Photo from William Barnes/ Twitter)

 
 

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TODAY’S FEATURED PROSPECTS

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

WILLIAM BARNES

CLASS: 2018

POSITION: OL – No. 5 OT

HT, WT: 6 foot 4.5, and 312 lbs

SCHOOL: Apopka High School

CITY, STATE: Apopka, FL

STATUS: Undeclared

UGA OFFER:Yes, offered on 01/25/2017.

# OFFERS: 19

NEWS & NOTES: Barnes put Georgia in his top seven schools he released on Thursday, July 27th along with Alabama, Auburn, Florida, FSU, UNC, and Ohio State. After he participated in Nike the Opening Finals earlier in July, Barnes has visited both the Tide and the Tarheels this month. If the Dawgs are looking to add a 2nd OT to the 2018 class in addition to Owen Condon, Barnes could be that guy.
 

 
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DOUG JOHNSON

CLASS: 2018

POSITION: OL – OT

HT, WT: 6 foot 6, and 325 lbs

SCHOOL: Fort White High School

CITY, STATE: Fort White, FL

STATUS: Undeclared, UGA offer 08/09/2015.

UGA OFFER: Yes.

# OFFERS: 12

NEWS & NOTES: UGA was one of the first two schools to offer Johnson back in 2015. The big Fort White lineman has had a pretty quiet and low key recruiting process the last six to seven months.
 
Highlights – CLICK HERE
 
2015 Sophomore Season Highlights – CLICK HERE
 
 

DARRELL SIMPSON

CLASS: 2018

POSITION: OL – No. 13 OT

HT, WT: 6 foot 7, and 336 lbs

SCHOOL: Northwest High School

CITY, STATE: Fort Worth, TX

STATUS: Undeclared

UGA OFFER: Yes, offered on 03/04/2016.

# OFFERS: 21

NEWS & NOTES: Simpson didn’t include UGA in his top 8 he dropped on June 17th, but the Bulldog coaching staff has still been in contact with the talented Texas big man. He Tweeted out on July 6th that a commitment announcement was coming soon, but as of yet, he hasn’t set an announcement date.
 
2016 Junior Season Highlights – CLICK HERE
 
2015 Sophomore Season Highlights – CLICK HERE
 
 

BADARA TRAORE

CLASS: 2018 JUCO

POSITION: OL – No. 1 JUCO OT

HT, WT: 6 foot 8, and 315 lbs

SCHOOL: ASA Junior College, Brooklyn, NY

CITY, STATE: From Matignon High School, Hyde Park, MA

STATUS: Undeclared

UGA OFFER: Yes, offered on 02/29/2016.

# OFFERS: 30

NEWS & NOTES: Traore is a very big and very talented JUCO o-line prospect who has a ton of offers. It is possible that the Georgia coaching staff could add a 2nd OT to the 2018 class via the JUCO route. But Traore didn’t put UGA in his top 7 he released back on June 19th. He is also planning on being an early enrollee.
 
2015-2016 JUCO Freshman Highlights – CLICK HERE
 
2014 Senior HS Season Highlights – CLICK HERE
 
 


 

 
 


 

 
 


 

 


 

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