If Mark Richt wanted somebody to take his side after Georgia’s loss to Boise State, one of his preferences would surely be the nation’s No. 1-ranked running back.
Keith Marshall of Raleigh, N.C., who is heavily considering UGA, defended the Bulldogs’ coach after the loss on Twitter:
“People need to stop hating on Coach Richt !!!”
The 5-foot-10, 195-pound Marshall is scheduled to take an official visit to UGA on Saturday’s for the South Carolina game. He has also scheduled recruiting trips to Notre Dame and Florida, with two more to be named.
What about the presence of Isaiah Crowell? Wouldn’t that scare off any top RB recruit? No, according to Marshall, who explained his perspective to UGASports/Rivals.com:
“I do not want to be the only guy. I would love to play with another back because I do not want to take a beating. Especially in the SEC, if you want to have a long pro career, you want to split the carries with someone else. I saw Isaiah Crowell from last year and he is very good. I would like to play with a guy like that.”
UGA has 13 commitments for its 2012 college football recruiting class after Friday’s pledge by Thomson DT John John Atkins.
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