Recruiting Round-Up 7/19-7/22 Every Dawg has their day(s)
In this edition of recruiting round-up, we take a look at the Georgia Bulldogs' recruiting to this point. Sure, last week UGA lost out on two legacy players who went to Ohio State and Alabama respectively. However, the Dawgs have rebounded in recent days coming away with two highly sought-after blue chip commitments.
Four-Star DL Jamaal Jarrett Commits to Georgia
Jarrett is listed at 6'6 340 pounds, so he is a massive athlete. Some have compared him to Jordan Davis, which may be a bit too lofty, however, the young man has more than just size working for him. He is a quick athlete with tremendous strength and gets good leverage despite being so big. He takes on doubles well and has more agility than most linemen he encounters. Strong, and difficult to move at the point of attack. Despite size has the ability to play on the edge, but is almost certainly going to be an interior guy. He collapses the pocket and is disruptive. The perfect player in the Kirby Smart wheelhouse.
Four-Star IOL Kelton Smith Commits to Georgia
Kelton is 6'5 300 pounds from Columbus Georgia. Excellent athlete for his size, two-sport athlete alongside track. Smith is an interior all the way at the next level but shows solid athletic acumen that would allow him to pull and lead block as well. Kelton can play any of the three inside positions for Georgia, though he is likely to need to refine his body some and will almost certainly redshirt his first year on campus.
Four-Star CB Malik Muhammad Commits to Texas
Malik is 6' 180 pounds from the Dallas area. Has the size to add more mass onto his frame, and can play both safety and corner at the next level. Terrific coverage skills, he is tough to shake, gets involved in the run game registering nearly 70 tackles a season ago. Also runs track, solid speed with good physical tools. Could play early for Texas, but will need a weight room first to be a full-time starter at the next level.
Four-Star WR Joshua Manning Commits to Missouri
Three-sport athlete in Lee's Summit, MO. Listed at 6'3 190 pounds, and was highly productive a season ago scoring double-digit touchdowns. Smooth, fluid athlete with an ideal size for a WR as he can run after the catch but also high point balls in the red area. He should be able to impact immediately for Missouri as he already has quality size for the position. Finished second in Missouri state triple jump.
Four-Star OT Olaus Alinen commits to Alabama
6'6 315 pounds from Windsor, CT Alinen is a monster. Originally from Europe, his father played in NFL Europe and was in NFL camps on several occasions. Elite size and frame have good weight and could play right away even at Alabama. Athletic specimen, great at getting to the second level in the run game, and his pass protection is strong as well. This is a big commitment even for the Crimson Tide.
Four-Star TE Jackson Bowers Commits to BYU
6'5 225 from Mesa, AZ Bowen is the ideal size for a TE. Reminds me a lot of what I saw from Mark Andrews on tape coming out of high school, an absolute nightmare match-up because of his size when he goes against a defensive back and is far too athletic to handle for a linebacker. Should be able to compete for playing time right away at BYU and will be a great example of the type of athletes they will need to continue to compete at a high level as a member of the Big 12 Conference
Other Recruiting Round-Up Commitments
Three-Star WR Famah Toure Commits to Rutgers
Three-Star WR Nathan Leaock Commits to Tennessee
Three-Star RB Ike Daniels Commits to Syracuse
Three-Star IOL Hank Zillnskas Commits to Colorado
Three-Star DL Trey Wilson Commits to Baylor
That wraps of this edition of recruiting round-up see you again next time!