Douglass DL Garrison Smith chats with Mark Richt at UGA Junior Day

Watching the UGA team scrimmage and spending time with Georgia coach Mark Richt were the highlights for Douglass defensive lineman Garrison Smith during Junior Day.

“It was just small talk, just ordinary conversation. Everything isn’t always about football,” said Smith, whose 21 scholarship offers are from programs such as Georgia, Georgia Tech, Alabama, Florida, Florida State, LSU, Ohio State and Tennessee.

“I really like coach Richt and his strong spiritual background. That’s what I’m about, too. I really respect him.”

So did Richt try to convince the 6-foot-3, 260-pound Smith to commit on Saturday?

“They always tell me I’m family and everything,” he said. “I’m still evaluating, but I like Georgia.

“I still feel the same [about the Dogs]. They are still there.”

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    March 25th, 2009
    9:48 am

    Guess the kid didn’t watch any Georgia games last season. You won’t learn NFL-caliber defense skills under this idiotic regime.

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    JB

    March 26th, 2009
    8:19 am

    TO THE PERSON ABOVE KNOWN AS ‘NAME’. YOU BETTER CHECK THE NFL ROSTERS BEFORE YOU MAKE A DUMB STATEMENT LIKE THAT. THE NFL IS LOADED WITH GEORGIA PLAYERS FROM THE RICHT ERA. I MEAN LOADED.

    BILLY JACK

    March 26th, 2009
    11:28 am

    HEY NAME YOU ARE OBVIOUSLY A STUPID JACKASS AND KNOW NOTHING ABOUT FOOTBALL 2 OF THE TOP DT IN THE NFL STROUD AND SEYMOUR WERE COACHED BY NONE OTHER THAN RODNEY GARNER.ALONG WITH DEF LINEMAN-JASON FERGUSON-CHARLES GRANT-ROBERT GEATHERS-JERMAINE SMITH-DEMETRIC EVANS-AND THE LIST GOES ON GET EDUCATED BEFORE YOU GET BACK TO BLOGGING.

    Geori

    March 31st, 2009
    9:27 am

    That “NFL Caliber” defense gave up 45 points to GA Tech.

    atl xmen

    April 1st, 2009
    12:02 am

    it was 37 not 45 and none of those guys mentioned above played on UGA team last year. tech won’t score 37 next year. they will be lucky to 21.