Notre Dame among the finalists for Georgia WR Tai-ler Jones

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Gainesville WR Tai-ler Jones has Notre Dame and UGA among his seven finalists, and 32 offers (AJC)

 Gainesville wide receiver Tai-ler Jones, who will announce his college decision on Thursday, has Notre Dame among his finalists.

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There’s a good reason. His father, Andre Jones, played linebacker and defensive end for Notre Dame. The younger Jones has narrowed down to UGA, North Carolina, Stanford, California, UCLA, Ohio State and the Fighting Irish. He is one of the nation’s leaders in early scholarships offers with 32.

“Notre Dame is a great school … and I know that because my dad says that about every day,” Jones said with a laugh.

“He tells me all the time about his experiences, and how the college life and connections you make at Notre Dame are different than any other school in the country,” Jones said. “It’s like one big brotherhood, and they all help each other out.”

Jones said he feels like better days are ahead for Notre Dame, which posted records of 3-9 and 7-6 over the last two seasons under Charlie Weis. “Because they are Notre Dame, they are going to get the recruits to help them succeed. In any given year, like when my dad signed there, they can have a great year in recruiting and then compete for the national championship.”

How would Jones feel about following in his father’s footsteps? “It’s a great feeling for my dad for me to recruited by Notre Dame. It’s his alma mater, and I know he’d love to see me run out of the tunnel in the blue and gold. They’re one of my top schools.” Jone attended one Notre Dame game, last year’s matchup with Michigan.

Notre Dame has been quiet with its recent recruiting efforts in Georgia, signing only one prospect from the state over the last three years. Jones visited Stanford, California and UCLA last week over spring break. He claims no favorites and will commit on Thursday at Gainesville High.

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  • 79 comments Add your comment

    Jeremy

    April 13th, 2009
    11:00 pm

    The hand writing on the wall says this kid signs with Notre Dame.
    That may be one reason why Georiga waited so long to offer.

    jm

    April 13th, 2009
    11:55 pm

    he’s a stanford lean right now

    SEC fan

    April 14th, 2009
    12:26 am

    Hope his decision is for his own happiness and well being and not just to make his daddy happy. Where ever he goes, he will do well. Intelligence and talent will carry him after college, not who his school is connected to. At least I hope he wants his success in life to be based upon his skills and not who he knows. ND has been getting great recruits for years now and the talent seems to get wasted. Every year the reputation of what ND used to be entices top flight recruits. Maybe in the next year or two they can be Bowl eligible and indeed someday be what ND was long ago. Good luck to him what ever he decides.

    Gainesville House

    April 14th, 2009
    1:37 am

    TJ is telling everyone around school … Georgia

    BigMike

    April 14th, 2009
    2:32 am

    3-9, 7-6 that ain’t the Notre Dame of old, UGA, SEC, best conference, close to home, what more can a guy ask for? Oh, I forgot! Southern beautiful women, and down home cooking. Stay in state son!

    Bamafan

    April 14th, 2009
    3:14 am

    Notre Dame will struggle with Weis as the head coach. The kid needs to play in the best football conference the SEC!!

    Diamond Dawg

    April 14th, 2009
    7:14 am

    Charlie Weis won’t be there much longer bud. Stay close to home and play with the Dawgs!! You and Aaron Murray could make a great connection. Represent your state and stay home. Go Dawgs!!!!!!

    dap01

    April 14th, 2009
    7:25 am

    Charlie Weis has not been successful at Notre Dame. Notre Dame inspite of the national spotlight is not a top level football program anymore. Have you seen their offense lately?

    JB

    April 14th, 2009
    7:41 am

    Weis gone after another ho hum year of say 6-6. yawn. Go to ANY SEC school. UGA looks nice.
    Remember, Richt throws the ball 50-60% of the time…………….

    Phildo

    April 14th, 2009
    8:48 am

    Blubber-ing Charlie will soon be history at ND. He’s like a deer in the headlights on game day. The media loves their highly recruited QB, but he couldn’t start for most SEC and ACC schools. Maybe it’s lack of coaching. Maybe not. Although tradition rich and certainly a fine school, ND has sucked for the last 10 years. Jones needs to look elsewhere.

    theTruth

    April 14th, 2009
    9:11 am

    Good luck to the young man wherever he decides to go (sounds like Notre Dame). He is already thinking past his football playing days as he mentioned connections after college. Sounds like an intelligent young man. He sounds like he will succeed wherever he ends up.

    Dean

    April 14th, 2009
    9:18 am

    I think he goes to South Bend and Urban Meyer will be his coach.

    Dave

    April 14th, 2009
    9:24 am

    Tai-ler–if you read this– GO TO ND! It will be the best decision you ever made.

    Voice of Reason

    April 14th, 2009
    9:25 am

    great prediction Dean… i second that

    The General Feeling

    April 14th, 2009
    9:27 am

    @ Dean. Bam!

    IRISH25

    April 14th, 2009
    9:30 am

    WE DON’T WANT URBAN……..

    Irishfan

    April 14th, 2009
    9:38 am

    Go to GA if you want to be a statistic……..less than half of african american football players graduate…….enought said, that is just pathetic! So if you want to put all your eggs in the NFL basket, GA is your school. If you want sucess after football, go to ND. Quite simple!

    Tyrone Biggums

    April 14th, 2009
    9:39 am

    Even though I hate Notre Dame, they are certainly a great academic school. If he doesn’t make it to the NFL, his ND degree will be much better for his future than a UGA degree.

    Urban Liar

    April 14th, 2009
    9:46 am

    If you become a Gayturd I promise you I will start you the first game of your freshman year! Would I lie?

    ReggieATL

    April 14th, 2009
    9:50 am

    “UGA, North Carolina, Stanford, California, UCLA, Ohio State and the Fighting Irish”

    As far as academics, some of the best institutions in D-I. This is a refreshing approach to college recruiting. Obviously the Dawgs are the most elite football school of the list, but as far as life choices, Tai-Ler, but you couldn’t go wrong at any of these schools.

    JimDog85

    April 14th, 2009
    9:50 am

    If he watched the G Day Game Saturday on ESPN, he should be licking his chops to come to GA. After AJ, there is not a receiver on the team who wants to catch the ball. He can come in and start as a freshman.

    JQDogUNC

    April 14th, 2009
    10:03 am

    He’ll be a Tar Heel. Don’t sleep on Butch Davis, as many of you are. All 3 of our top receivers (Hakeem Nicks, Brandon Tate, Brooks Foster) declared early/graduated. Graduation is something our players do, winning is again expected. GO HEELS! University of National Champions!!

    Otto

    April 14th, 2009
    10:09 am

    You don’t want Urban? Weis has been such a homerun.

    Michael

    April 14th, 2009
    10:23 am

    I would not let Charlie Weiss coach my son’s 9 year old team. You can play for Georgia and win a national title or play for second best.

    Mike

    April 14th, 2009
    10:25 am

    I really hope a smart guy like Jones doesn’t choose the SEC. Sure the football is good, but the chances of getting a degree are very low compared to ND or Stanford. I am sure he already knows that. If he is good at football, it won’t matter what school he chooses. If football doesn’t work out, it will be the most important decision of his life.

    Name (required)

    April 14th, 2009
    10:42 am

    Notre Lame huh? So much for any hopes of a national championship there Jones. When Touchdown jesus finally joins a conference, maybe they’ll become relevant again.

    And there’s no way Urban Meyer leaves what he has at Florida to go to career-killing South Bend.

    UGA73

    April 14th, 2009
    10:47 am

    Dude, are you seriously considering Notre Dame? If you were to look at this strictly as a regular person would a potential employer, why would you choose Notre Dame. Weis is one more disappointing season away from being shown the door and really has not developed any “team identity”. Any of the other schools would be a better fit for long term success. It’s obvious who I would recommend so I won’t get into that. Good luck.

    Tech sucks

    April 14th, 2009
    10:51 am

    If he wants to be successful he will go to UGA. Period. Reggie Brown, MoMass, all of the TE’s they have put in the NFL. A.J. Green. Marlon Brown… Pro style offense. Aaron Murray. Mark Richt.

    The choice is incredibly easy.

    UGA Graduate

    April 14th, 2009
    10:54 am

    The young man will probably end up at Notre Dame simply because his father had the opportunity to play and I assume graduate from there. I obviously would prefer that he go to Georgia. The most important thing is that he has an opportunity to go to school and earn a degree. Playing football is just icing on the cake.

    I am the President of a national recruiting/placement firm. We work with alot of Fortune 500 companies and have the opportunity to look at hundreds of resumes a day. With the exception of an engineering degree, most companies could care less where you went to school. They will look at your overall GPA.

    Scout

    April 14th, 2009
    11:02 am

    Based on the young man’s comments it sounds like his mind is made up. My opinion, if your going for football, go to UGA. If your going for academics, go with the other choices. If your going for both, go to UNC. Butch Davis will win the ACC in the next 2 years.

    mike

    April 14th, 2009
    11:03 am

    You can play for Georgia and win a national title. What national title did Mark Richt win? This is a smart kid looking at great schools. Whoever he chooses he will do well on the field and in the classroom. We should be so lucky to have those choices.

    Grant

    April 14th, 2009
    11:17 am

    Weiss will not be the Irish’s coach in 2010…the alumni will not put up with his record or personality…

    Recruiting Skeptic

    April 14th, 2009
    11:17 am

    How exactly is it that someone who was the No. 3 receiver at his former school suddenly becomes the No. 1 prospect in the state after putting up stats that featured an impressive number of catches but very ordinary yards per catch average at a smaller school against inferior competition?

    The best thing Georgia can do is let him go to South Bend. They made a mistake on the kid from Tift County two years ago. Don’t make another by signing this over-rated prospect.

    T's Mom

    April 14th, 2009
    12:11 pm

    You guys should be ashamed of yourselves. Let this young man make HIS decision.

    Brock D

    April 14th, 2009
    12:38 pm

    T’s Mom, if that really is you. You are absolutely right. I coached against Tai in the playoffs this year. Sims went out of the game and they seemed to get better because Tai stepped up his game. You nay sayers don’t know what you’re talking about. This is a great player but more importantly a great young man.

    T's Mom's Mom

    April 14th, 2009
    12:53 pm

    He’s entitled to make his own decision. Of course, he’s also entitled to be wrong about his decision and make a bad one.

    RTB100

    April 14th, 2009
    12:58 pm

    As a someone who has degrees from both Notre Dame and UGA, I can say that Jones will win with both schools. That being said, Notre Dame is a better school academically and has opened doors for me all over the country in both my personal and professional life, that UGA cannot. A UGA degree does not resonate anywhere outside of the Southeast. Weis started more underclassmen last year than most schools in the BCS, and this will be the first time he is at the 85 player scholarship limit – ND was at 67 when he started. If he doesn’t win 9-10 games, he may be gone, but who wouldn’t be gone at a major BCS school without 9-10 wins? If Richt wins 8 next year, I think he should be fired, especially after this years ‘Bama debacle. These guys get paid to win. Finally, UGA graduate, not sure which firm you work for but your contention is about 180 degrees different than my experience in working for several Fortune 100 companies. Try getting an entry-level investment banking job on Wall Street with a UGA degree. Look at the acceptance rate for ND grads at major US medical schools for first time applicants. I cherish the education I have from both schools, but there’s no use for intellectual dishonesty. Finally, see the attached link. It speaks for itself.
    http://www.forbes.com/2008/07/30/college-salary-graduates-lead-cz_kb_0730topcolleges.html

    Bill

    April 14th, 2009
    1:41 pm

    I’m a UGA grad, undergrad and law, and I don’t believe an undergrad degree from anywhere makes a whole lot of difference, at least if it’s a top 100 school. (I’d guess UGA is ranked about 60-63 in U.S.News ratings–more so due to SAT scores than anything else). Statistics show most CEOS are from state universities. A top 20 school would help when applying for a law, medicine, or MBA program no doubt. Several posters say he shouldn’t go to UGA if he wants to graduate. This makes no sense. Statistics on African American graduation rates at UGA have no relevance whatsoever to any individual black athlete. The poor rates reflect poor academic backgrounds. If one has the background/motivation to succeed, he will graduate. Friends one meets at school are much more relevant to future success than simply alumni status.

    RTB100

    April 14th, 2009
    1:43 pm

    I agree with Bill

    Blackberry Cobbler

    April 14th, 2009
    1:46 pm

    If he can catch, I hope he signs with UGA. Lords knows we need someone that can catch the daggum football.

    LovetheHate

    April 14th, 2009
    1:50 pm

    First and foremost, god bless you for hating on ND. It truly shows that ND is still relevant in UGA fans eyes. I see that big UGA education is really paying off. Half of you can’t even spell Charlie WEIS name right, or maybe it’s just the retardation that diseases the south.

    Join a conference! Obviously some of you don’t know it’s easier for a conference champ with a record of 7-6 to get a BCS bowl bid while ND has to win 9 or 10 games to be even be consider. Thank you for proving you know little to none about football Mr. Unknown.

    Sorry Grant, with ND schedule this year they will win 9 to 10 games. They return everybody that have lots of experience which is a big plus. Don’t believe me, go check Vegas odds. Vegas gets it right more than the BCS does.

    By all means, don’t stop the negativity about ND. It gots us the #1 defensive player/Outside Linebacker in the country last year(Manti Te’o). Maybe the trend will keep going.

    Les Taylor

    April 14th, 2009
    2:01 pm

    One thing is certain in reading these comments. First, most know little or nothing about current developments in the football program as it applies to Notre Dame. Second, your vision is nearsighted as it applies to the SEC in general and the University of Georgia in particular (Interesting that you want to judge Coach Weis at N
    D and haven’t looked closely at Mark Richt’s at UGA, particularly last season.). Third, most posters lack even the slightest objectivity when making comments. Good luck, Tai-ler in whhtever decision you make. Just remember, whatever decision you do make is not just for four years, but for 40years.

    aUGAGrad

    April 14th, 2009
    2:07 pm

    I think it’s very refreshing to hear about a top football prospect with academics on his mind. Depending on his future goals, any school would be a great choice. Certainly, UGA needs some better hands.

    FYI UGA Graduate, “ALOT” is not a word. It is two words, “a lot”.

    Scout

    April 14th, 2009
    2:07 pm

    Lovethehate- You are absolutely right. You have to win 9-10 games because your schedule is 1-AA material. You don’t get a whole lot of credit when you play 1 tough game a year.

    Mark

    April 14th, 2009
    2:14 pm

    “nearsighted about the SEC”… hmmmmmm maybe because this is a paper in the state of… GEORGIA?!?!?! There seems to be a biased towards Mark Richt on these blogs?!?!?!?! Weird! It’s almost like this is a paper in the state of…GEORGIA!!!!!!!!

    Matt

    April 14th, 2009
    2:23 pm

    Les- yeah those 10 win seasons in the SEC are really starting to get boring.

    ATLnative

    April 14th, 2009
    2:24 pm

    I say he ends up at UGA

    Tom Davis

    April 14th, 2009
    2:31 pm

    Dawgs would KILL Notre Dame if they played a game. Next question.

    The General Feeling

    April 14th, 2009
    2:37 pm

    So according to mutt fans it’s a toss-up between the state school of Georgia and Notre Dame. Ha, ha, ha. Athen’s is where the spoiled kids of Gwinnett go to party between Sunday night and Friday at noon. Please don’t confuse the academics, environment, and experience offered by the two schools. There is no comparison.

    anonymous

    April 14th, 2009
    3:12 pm

    Brock D

    April 14th, 2009
    3:45 pm

    LovetheHate, ND has had a top 3 class for 4 years straight. Doesn’t much matter when you can’t coach’em up. BTW, how many conf. champs are 7-6? Moron

    Brock D

    April 14th, 2009
    3:52 pm

    Les, check the facts silly rabbit. Only 6 other coaches in NCAA HISTORY have won more games in their first seven years as a head coach. But, yeah, I can see the comparison to Weis……unreal

    Melanie R

    April 14th, 2009
    3:53 pm

    I can’t help but wonder if any of the ND lovers have ever been to South Bend, IN? Good lord…that town is one of the biggest dumps in the state of Indiana..and I know…I live in Indiana! I’m also a UGA grad working for the Dept of Homeland Security and as far as ND having a better academic program…I’ve met several ND grads, as well as several other grads of “top schools” in Indiana, who are complete morons! I hope the kid chooses UGA..not only b/c I am a dawg fan..but I just don’t think a georgia boy would last that long in one of the most depressing towns in the US!

    Stugs

    April 14th, 2009
    4:21 pm

    I keep seeing Stanford name and one of the things I do not understand is why recruits and others seem to forget that their coach wants OUT, he wants to be in the NFL, he wanted the Raiders Job, he made that known if he get what he wants he will move on.

    Keith

    April 14th, 2009
    4:25 pm

    What more could he ask more. How about an education?? Georgia grad rate is 25%!!! The SEC is great football with some dumb players. I love degrees in Event Planning, General Studies, African American studies and Sports Admin!! Awesome!

    Josh C.

    April 14th, 2009
    4:29 pm

    I appreciate all the negative feedback from all the ND haters in the world. I guess it’s fun to kick the football giant while it’s on the ground. And before it’s even written yes we haven’t won a title in 20 years, had a couple of chances but fell short. I bet people wrote the same about SC when we beat them almost 10 yrs straight. Make no mistake we will be back. And Georgia will still be Georgia…

    Josh C.

    April 14th, 2009
    4:36 pm

    Melanie R.

    There is one common denominator in your statement. You. We hated to see you go. But we now have one less Moron in Indiana. Thanks

    gtforever

    April 14th, 2009
    5:11 pm

    Let’s see, Notre Dame or UGA. Tough decision, they both SUCK!

    Steve

    April 14th, 2009
    5:58 pm

    Hope he goes to UGA. Urban may leave Fla. if Weis is fired, but it would take serious money. Personally, I think ND will have a 9-3 type year, and Weis will stick around.

    Recruiting Skeptic

    April 14th, 2009
    7:03 pm

    I find it extremely amusing that rabid fans who don’t know how to do anything except rip schools other than their favorite pay so much attention to the recruiting of high school athletes they know ABSOLUTELY NOTHING about.

    The player in question wasn’t that great as a sophomore. He would have been the No. 3 receiver at the school he transferred from if he stayed there. When you look at the numbers he put up against inferior competition on a pass-happy team, they’re not all that impressive.

    I saw the WR from Tift County who played in the Georgia Dome a few years ago and he wasn’t that good. Georgia signed him and he’s going to sit on the bench most of his career. Unless Jones improved dramatically or made a Robert Johnson kind of deal, he’s not nearly as good as the hype surrounding him.

    But that really doesn’t matter to most of the goobers on blogs like this. Ya’ll just want to exchange mindless putdowns of whatever rival is recruiting the same kid as your beloved Bulldogs/Jackets/Gators/Tide/Irish/whatever.

    And the AJC, which has completely abandoned its high school sports coverage, keeps feeding all you pigs at the recruiting trough and ya’ll just slop it up.

    Gaduated

    April 14th, 2009
    7:13 pm

    i’s gat me dagreee frum Noder Daime but can not gat a jub cause cadolics dont oen many budnisseess. I’d go ta TelaViv Univ ifs i could do it over agnain.

    Recruiting Skeptic - Please Assist

    April 14th, 2009
    7:22 pm

    Recruiting Skeptic: Just out of curiosity, does ND & UGA know about these WR’s?? If they’re better than Jones, then they must be big time recruits. Not that UGA doesn’t cover the state, but we could use a few great wr’s right now. Do you have a name(s) for us? Tks..

    LovetheHate

    April 14th, 2009
    7:33 pm

    Scout – I didn’t know ND plays 1AA teams. You do know that schedules are made in advance, right. You wanna rip ND for it’s schedule, but go look at Bama and PSU schedule this year.. It’s about as terrible as NDs. You can try to justify the so call tough SEC schedule, when yet they play teams like Troy and Appy State while playing tough teams in their conference like Vandy, Miss State, and Kentucky. Your arugment is moot..

    Brock D – “ND has had a top 3 class for 4 years straight.”

    2006 ND #8 in recruiting
    2007 ND #8 in recruiting
    2008 ND #1 in recruiting
    2009 ND #21 in recruiting

    Where are these so called 4 straight years? I quote Jim Calhoun in saying, “Get your facts straight and than come and talk to us!”

    ND lifer

    April 14th, 2009
    7:53 pm

    I don’t believe ND nation has an overall great feeling about landing Jones.
    ND will be better this year because of our easy schedule, but we are also starting to build depth at every position. UGA obviously has more talent but don’t count out the irish. Good luck all.

    Bulldog

    April 14th, 2009
    8:10 pm

    He has to select the school that feels best to a 17-18 year old. Not what everyone says is best for him. I hope he gets to make his own choice. Where ever he goes he will make good, lifelong friends. He knows what feels right for him and I wish him good luck. He may turn out to be a great player, but only time will tell about that.

    Recruiting Skeptic

    April 14th, 2009
    8:53 pm

    Please Assist:

    It’s not that the other 2 are necessarily that great (1 is a senior but wasn’t seriously recruited; the other may be a 1-AA or lower level D-1 prospect). Jones simply wasn’t that highly regarded, which may be why his dad took him to a school that throws the ball a lot and plays inferior competition.

    College recruiters make mistakes all the time. I saw the kid from Tift play in the Georgia Dome against Jones’ old school, and saw nothing to indicate that he was worthy of a Georgia scholarship. Maybe he’ll prove me wrong, but at this stage, he hasn’t.

    Maybe Jones has improved to the degree that he is worth being pursued by all these big-time programs. But I remain skeptical based on what I saw and have heard since.

    My frame of reference for a big time college prospect WR is Sean Bailey, who was exceptional in high school and played pretty well for the ‘Dogs. Jones is no Sean Bailey.

    Irishmist

    April 14th, 2009
    10:36 pm

    Irish 25…”WE” don’t want Urban??? Are you nuts???
    Speak for yourself!!!

    Auburn

    April 14th, 2009
    11:36 pm

    TJ Do not forget about Auburn.

    LovetheHate

    April 15th, 2009
    12:06 am

    Actually irishmist there are plenty of Irish fans who don’t want Urban Meyer. He was offer and never took the job, why offer him again?

    Recruiting Skeptic - Please Assist

    April 15th, 2009
    12:08 pm

    1. 7B-AAA North Hall lost to Jones’ old school by 2 points, per AJC, this pre-season. Jones’ school soundly beat North Hall. So, there’s no talent deficit or inferior competition.
    2. You have several post bashing Jones. Doesn’t sound like Jones is your issue. Maybe you should send your slanted vents to the coaches of the WR’s you feel have been over-looked. Or send film to the colleges you feel could benefit those kids. Bashing defenseless kids doesn’t further your cause and it makes you look bitter and jealous.
    3. Sean Bailey is no A.J. Green, so who cares. Be the best player you can be and let others like you judge..
    4. Jones sounds like his final 7 colleges will offer him success in life and a chance to further his education.. Isn’t that what all of this is about anyway? Football is the perk, not the leading factor..

    Who cares what team, get the degree… The joke is on all of these kids who think they are going to go pro, end up hurt, without the degree. Then they look back and say, man, I should have taken school more seriously.. That’s the big a-hah moment..

    dawes

    April 15th, 2009
    12:17 pm

    go to georgia if you want to win a national champion title

    irishaddiction

    April 15th, 2009
    12:47 pm

    welll, im thinking this kid is all Bulldog, but the article does make it look promising for ND. hope he comes out and plays for the Irish. Urban should be offered the job at ND if charlie doesnt produce, but i do believe he will produce good results the next two years and save his ass. i was one who definately wanted him fired after the fiasco that was last season. We will all find out in less than 24 hours.

    FRED

    April 15th, 2009
    1:32 pm

    ND HAS A ROTTEN PROGRAM AND WILL NEVER BE A POWER AGAIN NOT AS LONG AS THE SEC IS AROUND. HOWEVER, THE AURA WILL ALWAYS REMAIN FOR KIDS LIKE THIS ONE. PLUS THE FACT THAT DAD WENT THEIR MEANS ALL THE WORLD TO HIM. SO GO AND HAAVE A GOOD TIME KID.

    Jsonic

    April 15th, 2009
    4:17 pm

    I hope the kid goes where he wants to go period but being an Irish fan living in Georgia I feel I’m entitled to my 2 cents. Both schools have great football programs past and present. Georgia leads the series 1-0 (Not much of a series I know). Notre Dame has the better academics period. The deciding factor is the fans. While ND fans are eternally optmistic probably to a fault,most Georgia fans are nothing but stupid rednecks who have an IQ slightly lower than a rock and wouldn’t know how to properly cheer their team on even if it was taught on a kindergarten level! I know this because on of their own who was a class act described them as basically animals! That person you ask? None other than Lewis Grizzard! He said that Georgia’s win over Notre Dame for the 1980 national championship was flawed for 2 reasons. 1)Notre Dame shouldn’t have even been there. They were 9-1-1 going into that game. Pitt, NC or several others should have been there, with that said though it took everything Georgia had including final minutes heroics to beat the Irish. 2)That the behavior of the Georgia fans was so God-awful he was EMBARRASSED to be associated with Georgia football! Drunken, worthless excuses of fans who just needed a place rather than a reason to act out! He went on to praise the Irish fans for their civility. NOTHING HAS CHANGED ABOUT THEM IN THE LAST 29 YEARS AND THATS WHY NO MATTER WHAT NOTRE DAME WILL ALWAYS BE BETTER THAN THE BULLDOGS. THE IRISH ARE A CLASS ACT AND GEORGIA ISN’T AND NEVER WILL BE!

    GoTJGo

    April 15th, 2009
    8:45 pm

    TJ go to a school that is going to give you a degree that means something! Georgia is not that school and it is not recognized outside of the South. You have several good academic choices available, and if you make that choice based solely on football or the potential for a National Championship, again Georgia is not your choice! Especially as long as Flordia is in the SEC. Georgia will NOT be winning any national championships, then what are you left with….a Bull Sh*t degree from UGA. GO USC!!!

    GoTJGo

    April 15th, 2009
    9:42 pm

    TJ go to a school that is going to give you a degree that means something! Georgia is not that school and it is not recognized outside of the South. You have several good academic choices available, and if you make that choice based solely on football or the potential for a National Championship, again Georgia is not your choice! Especially as long as Flordia is in the SEC. Georgia will NOT be winning any national championships, then what are you left with….a Bull Sh*t degree from UGA. GO USC!!! That is the “Real” (USC) the University of Southern California not South Carolina!

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    [...] UCLA and Ohio State. His father Andre played at Notre Dame, and Tai-ler has made no secret of where his father would prefer for him to attend college. Those Notre Dame folks can be a clannish lot, so I wouldn’t be a [...]

    jm

    April 16th, 2009
    11:16 pm

    Told yall he was a Stanford lean…

    you just didn’t listen did ya

    [...] Wide receiver recruit Tai-ler Jones, son of former Notre Dame linebacker Andre Jones, is announcing his college decision on Thursday and the Irish are among seven finalists according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution. [...]