Georgia still waiting for good reports

By DARRYL MAXIE / dmaxie@ajc.com

Even as they’re getting good news about three signees qualifying academically, the Georgia Bulldogs and their fans are still sweating out news about Washaun Ealey and a couple other signees.

Ugasports.com is reporting that Ealey, the ECI record-setting running back, North Cobb defensive end Derrick Lott and Early County safety Shawn Williams are on the list of signees who haven’t made the grade yet. Jordan Love, rivals.com’s No. 1-ranked cornerback in Virginia, defensive end Montez Robinson and wide receiver Marlon Brown have qualified, according to the site.

137 comments Add your comment

Phoneguy

May 19th, 2009
9:03 am

First…. and last I heard at least, Ealey will make it.

uuugh.

May 19th, 2009
9:08 am

Second. Who Cares? Hargrave or Redshirt…same difference to me.

GeoffDawg

May 19th, 2009
9:08 am

This could really suck as rb, de, and db are all positions of need.

Who dis

May 19th, 2009
9:22 am

Blindog

May 19th, 2009
9:24 am

Let’s hope they qualify,not just for the sake of the team,but for these young men. Go Dawgs!!

gatorman770

May 19th, 2009
10:15 am

Better be careful…the NCAA enforcers that should be out on the west coast watching USC are instead watching the SEC.

gte268p

May 19th, 2009
10:25 am

UGA recruits not qualifying!? Wow, I never thought that would ever happen!

coachx

May 19th, 2009
10:26 am

Your right gatorman770. NCAA enforcers are probably at UF right now wondering how Percy Harvin can score a putrid 8 on his wunderlick test and still pass college classes at UF to stay eligible to play.

matt

May 19th, 2009
10:31 am

i love how ajc writes their story about the 4 who havent qualified vs the 15 who have…

m

May 19th, 2009
10:32 am

Same verse, new year.

The Ole Ball Coach

May 19th, 2009
10:35 am

Has all of Techs Made it yet?

UGA Recruit

May 19th, 2009
10:37 am

No one said I had to take classes. They lied to me! I assumed I was bred, born and raised to play football at UGA to make all the white redneck boys hoot, holler and bark like dogs. Isn’t that my mission in life? Study! Why?

cajdawg

May 19th, 2009
10:50 am

NCAA investigators are also in Gainesville monitoring UF to see if they can make it through an offseason without raping anyone or STEALING CREDIT CARDS OF THE DECEASED.

Bull Gator

May 19th, 2009
10:51 am

coachx, sounds like you are bitter about Percy? Get over it dude.

Tom

May 19th, 2009
10:52 am

Tech’s off-season is so boring….not sitting on pins and needles waiting for signees to qualify. Why is that?

Oh….wait….nevermind.

Joe

May 19th, 2009
10:53 am

You gotta be retarded to not make the minimum NCAA requirements that UGA uses.

RAMBLE ON!!!

May 19th, 2009
10:56 am

haha, the toughest test UGAg football players take is the entrance exam.

Just ask Caleb, how many times did he take it?

What a joke, any self-respecting dawg (I know there’s only a few) should be humiliated. SHAME, SHAME, SHAME!!!

Hargrave just loves St. Richt.

SOUTHSIDE DAWG

May 19th, 2009
11:02 am

Ramble On
Didnt Tech get in trouble for giving grades to football players. Has Reggie Ball still doesnt know it how to count to four!

Jethro Tull

May 19th, 2009
11:02 am

Ole Ball Coach, Tech doesn’t make an offer to an SA unless they are very certain they can make it at GT. All athletes must have already taken the necessary college prep courses like calculus before “the hill” will let the coaches extend the offer. There are a few exceptions made but it’s fairly rare.

This is one reason why it’s more difficult to recruit at GT. Football factories like georgie just take them as they come and let the NCAA worry about whether they qualify or not.

Tom

May 19th, 2009
11:02 am

The real kicker?……

Every year, it’s the same tune……waiting for several signees to qualify. Most make it, but one to a few don’t. Some get their name pinned to their shirts and get shipped off to Hargrave for a brain transplant….some transplants take, some don’t.

Yet, with these marginal students in each class, they get to UGA and get in the curriculum (Consumer Ec, Housing, etc…) and end up with the highest APR in the SEC (and higher than GT’s).

Speaks volumes, don’t it?

Mike the Tiger

May 19th, 2009
11:08 am

These guys are having trouble with the high school graduation test. So much for Richt’s posturing about academics. I wonder who pays tuition for the people to attend Hargrove? Certainly not UGA. That would be an NCAA violation.

Brian

May 19th, 2009
11:08 am

Its either Hargrove or Prison…every player has to go through one of those before reaching Athens.

Tom

May 19th, 2009
11:14 am

SOUTHSIDE….

The answer to your first question is ‘no’.

I’d answer your second question, but I’ll need a translation first. Wow.

B-Rad

May 19th, 2009
11:14 am

Southside Dawg…

With a sentence like “Has Reggie Ball still doesnt know it how to count to four!”…let’s not discuss education. Or have you not taken that English class yet?

larryhmunsonthe3rd

May 19th, 2009
11:16 am

marlon’s in now we air it out all season long

Native Atlantan

May 19th, 2009
11:18 am

Darryl, why don’t you report to us all the SEC and ACC schools who are sweating out signees?

I can assure you this occurs on a lot of campuses. Also, can we get a list of schools who offered the three UGA signees who have not made it yet?

RAMBLE ON!!

May 19th, 2009
11:23 am

I’m sorry, I just realized what a stpuid idiot I am. People have told me that I have yet to make an “insightful, intelligent comment”. (I used quotes because I’m not sure what that means). I should stick to the Tech blogs, but since I’m a lifelong single, butt-ugly female, I have nothing else to do. I’ll try to grow up. Give me time…

RAMBLE ON!!

May 19th, 2009
11:26 am

and yes, Georgia is a great school. I’ll admit it…

LSU fan

May 19th, 2009
11:28 am

You UGA fans ever get tired of all those Nerd Turds commenting on UGA articles? GT must offer courses in arrogance, conceit, and negativity at their school. GT bloggers never seem to comment on 38 – 3 on national TV. Their team embarrasses their school, the ACC, and the state of Ga. in the Chicken Bowl so they consistently whine about UGA. Not sure I understand, guess ya gotta be a Nerd.

Sanford Drive

May 19th, 2009
11:29 am

Until then, Marla Hooch, you’ll have to sit at the kids’ table. I mean, Ramble On. Sorry, I get you and Marla confused.

Tide

May 19th, 2009
11:33 am

LSU fan…you are right on. I have NEVER seen such a blatant inferiority complex

bigdawg01

May 19th, 2009
11:44 am

Orson Charles is in today. Wooten is in also. All in due time, fear not.

Tech fans never fail to amaze me…

Baba O'Riley

May 19th, 2009
11:50 am

LSU referring the bowl they played in the “Chicken Bowl”? Kighly doubtful

Kendawg

May 19th, 2009
11:50 am

If the spring game is any indication, we may need Ealey at tailback by the time the season begins. At least Marlon Brown is in. I can’t wait to see him on the opposite side of the field from AJ.

LSU fan

May 19th, 2009
11:54 am

Baba,
It was the Chicken Bowl. You think we were proud of being in such a lowly Bowl? In the SEC, you are a loser if you go to that one.

UGA man

May 19th, 2009
11:57 am

Robinson is the sleeper recruit. He will be an All-SEC freshman.

Sautee Dawg

May 19th, 2009
12:11 pm

LSU Fan
It’s the “Chikin Biskit Bowl” And our Dawgs played there a few years ago, I also went to LSU vs Miami there a few years back also. Don’t matter what kinda name you give this bowl as long as the SEC comes out on top every year, thats’s all that matters.

richard cranium

May 19th, 2009
12:27 pm

Why do UGA afeletes not be knowin how to read and rite… ??

pensacola dawg

May 19th, 2009
12:27 pm

Tom & Ramble on you guys are so full of bull its well documented that UGA has higher entrance standards that95% of most schools including your Geekdom, so get over it. I know 45-42 blah,blah

Mister T

May 19th, 2009
12:28 pm

matt,
uga got two or three articles revolving around the once in a lifetime occurance of a uga recruit graduting at the top of his class or at least second. Kudo’s to the young man! I even tried to find a way to discount it by saying that his school was substandard, but it appears that Troup co is a pretty decent High School. Congrats. I will at least point out he is a lineman and they tend to be smarter than most. Yes I was a HS lineman.

Matt, haven’t you learned anything about news? It has to be either bad or really really good to make the news. Just being normal is not news worthy and even good news isn’t that newsworthy. I think the story with regard to the Troup Co kid even had a negative slant to it with regard to cmr or the NCAA depending on how you read it or it was spun.

With regard to lsufan and tide…I don’t believe for a minute that you aren’t really uga fans cloaking yourself so you can make a comment about Tech. You are probably the ones that were on the Tech blogs over the past few years talking trash. You lost this year. Get over it and take it like you have given it out for the last seven years. See, I can say it. “seven years.” So what, we won this year in almost everything save the last baseball game.

It is history and to pretend that you didn’t dish it out on Tech fans everytime you got a chance is only to lie to yourself. I notice that even a uga fan wouldn’t cloak as a Florida Fan. guess you have your own inferiority complex? How sad and pathetic?

By the way, you will lose again this year to Tech.

THWG!

Lars Taint

May 19th, 2009
12:28 pm

LOL Jethro Tull! I assume that all of the class of 2010 SA’s that Tech has already offered took Calculus the first semester of their Junior year.

Baba O'Riley

May 19th, 2009
12:31 pm

“LSU” fan- with the regular season and non-existent offenses produced by the SEC (I know, I know..it wasn’t God-awful offense it was that “great” SEC defense)you should be fortunate you got a bid to the “Chicken Bowl” against a team that had already won it’s most important game of the year.

EW

May 19th, 2009
12:45 pm

New article, same psycho-babble between uga and tech fans. So what, a couple kids are on the fence with their grades, happens every year at every school. We all know that the coaches and the football program will find a way to get them on the field, they always do. This isn’t a UGA vs. Tech issue, Tech has the same things come up, just happens with two and three star recruits instead of four or five star recruits like at UGA so it’s not as big of a story.

Mike

May 19th, 2009
12:46 pm

GA Tech just lost two basketball scholarships for failing NCAA requirements.

LawDawg

May 19th, 2009
12:49 pm

anybody who thinks that a prospective SA must take calculus in high school before being offered by Tech is in lala land.

EW

May 19th, 2009
12:50 pm

And on a side note, don’t disrespect these kids who are TRYING to get their grades up to go to COLLEGE. Remember, if it weren’t for football, these kids probably never even care enough or have the motivation to try to get into school. So I say, hats off guys, getting into college is always a good thing. Good luck fellas.

Tom

May 19th, 2009
12:57 pm

peecola, go to Flounder’s and have another bushwhacker. UGA uses NCAA MINIMUMS FOR ACADEMICS for INITIAL ELIGIBILTY for STUDENT-ATHLETES…..PERIOD. They might reject a kid here and there for NON-academic issues who is otherwise eligible (and ends up elsewhere), but from a pure “grades and scores” standpoint, it’s NCAA minimums.

What, you think they ship signees off to Hargrave who are NCAA-eligible but somehow not “UGA-eligible”? Jesus H….get a clue.

pensacola dawg

May 19th, 2009
1:05 pm

Tom And what does GeekU use to qualify an athlete? By the way the best Bushwacker is at the Florabama!!!

BS Patrol

May 19th, 2009
1:09 pm

Attention Wal-Mart shoppers! LSU fan is a doggie fan formerly known as Reality Yech who blogs under several names. What a dweeb!

ryan

May 19th, 2009
1:17 pm

Tech’s entrance requirements are higher than NCAA minimums. I don’t know UGA’s.