Spent a lot of the day Thursday catching my breath after national signing day. But, in case you didn’t see a print edition of the newspaper Thursday, here’s an analysis piece I was asked to write for it. I’d love to get your thoughts. . . .
Thumbs up: To the “Dream Team” theme. Rival recruiters and a lot of media-types scoffed at the notion of placing a hokey name on UGA’s recruiting class in a year in which the state was supposed to be stocked with talent. But there is no denying the effectiveness of the tactic as the Bulldogs inked eight of the state’s top 12 players, including three who were ranked No. 1 in the nation at his position (running back Isaiah Crowell, defensive end Ray Drew, tight end Jay Rome).
Thumbs down: At this point at least, there does not appear to be any immediate help on either line of scrimmage. That will be remedied somewhat if the Bulldogs land junior college nose guard John Jenkins (6-4, 340), who will choose among UGA, Florida, Auburn and