Recruit gets 52 letters in ONE DAY from Georgia Tech

DB-WR Charles Mack took a picture of the 52 letters he got in one day from Georgia Tech (Special)

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An Atlanta football recruit got 52 letters in one day from Georgia Tech.

Charles Mack, a safety from Wesleyan, said he checked his mailbox last week and discovered a big package from Georgia Tech. It was really big.

“I opened it up, and it had typed letters, hand-written letters, newsletters from the school … 52 in all,” Mack told the AJC.

“I was shocked and surprised. I started reading all of them, and I still haven’t finished.”

It’s a creative but not unique recruiting tactic: Earlier this spring, Nick Saban made headlines after Alabama sent 105 letters in one day to another Atlanta recruit.

WR-DB Charles Mack

WR-DB Charles Mack

“I think it caught all of us by surprise,” said Mack’s father, Charles II, who played fullback at Georgia Tech from 1983-87.

“For them to send 52 letters through the mail in one day, including a personal letter from each coach on the staff, it spoke highly of Georgia Tech … As an alum, I was excited for my son. Of course, Georgia Tech has a wide array of things to offer. I think it would be a great fit for him. But at the end of the day, it’s going to be his choice.”

The younger Mack said the most letters he got from a school in one day previously was three from South Florida. The 6-1, 188-pounder has early football scholarship offers from South Florida and Navy, and will be evaluated for one from Georgia Tech at summer camp.

“Georgia Tech came to my spring practices and watched me to DB drills,” Mack said. “They said I have a good frame, I have big and long arms, they like the way I move in space and turn my hips. Now they want to see me go 1-on-1 against some wide receivers at camp.”

Mack has also generated interest from Vanderbilt, North Carolina, Duke, NC State and Temple, among others.

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176 comments Add your comment

Georgia DAWGS

May 30th, 2012
9:39 am

The Real question is will their defense be Mick Mouse this year?? Or will they step up an show some kind of Improvment??

All I read is hype about this bumch, but don’t see results!

Georgia DAWGS

May 30th, 2012
9:41 am

As far as recruiting goes this team had a nice pick up of two linemen, that’s O linemen. Question when is this program going to pick up Defensive Linemen? thats where the game is won and lost!!!

Game Changer

May 30th, 2012
9:42 am

Ga Tech is getting stronger and 2012 will have a very strong football team. Tech is under the radar fo the upcoming season and if they can get through the first 6 games with just one loss, will be a major contender possibly on a national level.

Congratulations to this kid on his efforts and studies being recognized by Ga Tech.

Where is my coach Mark Richt, a player with seemingly good character and image once again not being touched by UGA.

Georgia DAWGS

May 30th, 2012
9:43 am

Think from where it stands Tech is in for a 7 win season.

I think we will be OK if we can get past SC at the first of the year..

Georgia DAWGS

May 30th, 2012
9:44 am

Oh and by the way…

FIRST!!!!

wreckmaniac

May 30th, 2012
9:53 am

Tech will be defined by its defensive performance this season. We can babble all day about the PJ offense but until Tech gets a defense its going nowhere.

Road Scholar

May 30th, 2012
10:07 am

Whats his GPA and desired major?

Moobs Johnson

May 30th, 2012
10:08 am

52 letters in one day for a two star. If this works, just wait and see how many I send out for a three star prospect.

Moobs Johnson

May 30th, 2012
10:08 am

I just hope Elon doesn’t one up me and send him 53 letters in one day.

greg

May 30th, 2012
10:13 am

the next great receiver at tech!

Cheetah

May 30th, 2012
10:15 am

I can’t wait to see Justin Thomas in a couple of years slinging passes and running like a cheetah downfield!

Just a baby taste:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=io21_dVAKUY

Todd

May 30th, 2012
10:15 am

wow dawgs! you sure do follow your team. you do not play sc early this year. moron!!!

A person SMART enough to know......

May 30th, 2012
10:25 am

Georgia DAWGS…Stupid learn to read before you get on a TECH story and post showing you are DUMB.

Question when is this program going to pick up Defensive Linemen? thats where the game is won and lost!!!

http://blogs.ajc.com/recruiting/2012/05/23/maryland-dt-commits-to-georgia-tech/

GOD UGa dWags are STUPID with big mouths that can’t read or comprehend.

A person SMART enough to know......

May 30th, 2012
10:29 am

Georgia DWAG…………wow the So. Carolina game is EARLY……the 6th game of the year is EARLY? STUPID MUTT.

Follow recruiting much, Game Changer?

May 30th, 2012
10:43 am

If you do, you know that this state annually turns out well over 150 D-1 recruits. Georgia cannot begin to sign them all. Appears to be a quality young man, but UGA obviously has other priorities. If you are a Georgia fan, you can supplement your recruiting info from the AJC with LHB, which goes in depth in UGA recruiting, and find out who the Dogs are targeting at his position.

DDPO

May 30th, 2012
11:08 am

A UGA fan referencing all hype/no results?

That’s rich…

NORCROSSDAWG

May 30th, 2012
11:19 am

THIS IS THE SON OF CHARLES MACK ll WHO WAS SENT HOME FOR MISSING CURFEW IN THE 1985 ALL-AMERICAN BOWL ALONG WITH QB JON DEWBERRY(BEST EVER AT TECH) AND OTHERS..I HOPE THEY TAUGHT LIL’ MACK HOW TO TELL TIME BETTER THAN HIS DADDY!!!!!!

Gold in 84-85

May 30th, 2012
11:36 am

Ah yes, John Dewberry. Great player who whooped up on uga!

NORCROSSDAWG

May 30th, 2012
11:40 am

GOLD,,,YES HE DID…I STLL CANT GET IT OUT OF MY HEAD!

Rampdawg

May 30th, 2012
11:43 am

Game Changer, quit your lying, and stick to one name. Everyone knows you’re a Tech fan

PR

May 30th, 2012
11:49 am

Ramp… pretty sure he’s a GAME cock fan.

gt45

May 30th, 2012
12:05 pm

There must be something about this kid that has Groh smiling! Good luck, and love to see you in The Dodd!

Paul Rudd

May 30th, 2012
12:11 pm

I like the way you move.

cdpridg

May 30th, 2012
12:18 pm

Manboobs is sad and desperate…..boobs…it only takes 1 letter…what a loser.

A person SMART enough to know......

May 30th, 2012
12:20 pm

Why doesn’t UGa send kids a bunch of letters and reading material? UGa does sent a lot of DVDs to players, see them face to face or call them. Could it be that most of the kids UGa is trying to recruit don’t read all that well or much? LOL

A person SMART enough to know......

May 30th, 2012
12:22 pm

cdpridg…..and it only takes 1 call from SABAN to steal a UGa Lock.

Tiny Tim

May 30th, 2012
12:24 pm

see the summer is starting with a bang for UGA players. pass that smoke IC

cdpridg likes...

May 30th, 2012
12:45 pm

…manboobs. He is obviously excited by androgyny. He’s like the mountain man in “Deliverence”. SQUEEEEEEEEEEEL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Vulture

May 30th, 2012
12:53 pm

cdpridg likes… manboobs. He is obviously excited by androgyny. He’s like the mountain man in “Deliverence”. SQUEEEEEEEEEEEL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tech = Desperado

May 30th, 2012
12:58 pm

Didn’t the Eagles sing a song called “Desperado”.

jddawg

May 30th, 2012
1:09 pm

It is frustrating when Alabama steals our recruits. Hope Navy doesn’t steal yours!!!!!

Supersize that order, mutt

May 30th, 2012
1:09 pm

Considering all the posts made so far on this blog by DWAGS, it sounds like somebody is concerned about this tactic. Seems like a bit of overkill to me, but hey, whatever works….. But I am much more intrigued by the OBSESSION that you DWAG TROLLS have with anything that happens at Tech. I know none of you will admit this, but it sure sounds like an awful lot of insecurity about the DWAG program to me. Otherwise, why would you even care or bother to read these blogs?

[...] don’t know about you, but getting 52 letters in one day from Paul Johnson and Al Groh would sort of creep me [...]

See Rock City

May 30th, 2012
1:37 pm

He looks like a sharp young man, buzzer says GA Tech is in his future…

Wes Mantooth

May 30th, 2012
1:43 pm

Hopefully Tech is able to steal him away from Navy, South Florida, and Temple

Boobie Bowden

May 30th, 2012
1:46 pm

All dem dawgs be smokin’ the weed they got from the bassetball team to keep it away from dem foootballers who be havin to settle for purple drank.

G-Dawg

May 30th, 2012
1:53 pm

Supersize that order, mutt

May 30th, 2012
1:09 pm

Funny…the exact same has been said about you as well!! Double Standard maybe??

[...] 52 letters to 2013 prospect Charles Mack, a junior safety hailing from nearby Norcross. In one day. As told to the AJC: The younger Mack said the most letters he got from a school in one day previously was three from [...]

Ramblin Man

May 30th, 2012
2:08 pm

For everybody complaining of his offers and star rating look at Hall. Just weeks ago he was a 2 star and still is by ESPN and 247sports. Maybe the kid has not camped much.

KD

May 30th, 2012
2:09 pm

Wouldn’t ONE letter be sufficent, and to a gut at a single A school ?

Mike

May 30th, 2012
2:20 pm

Temple is a very regional school – 90% of their students are from the Philadelphia area and 90% of those stay in the area after graduation. It’s interesting that they’re looking so far afield for good talent.

Of course, they also have a strong football program. They’ve only lost one bowl game in the last seventy-five years.

Duncan

May 30th, 2012
2:23 pm

Leave it to Georgia’s flagship institute of technology to single-handedly wreck the environment.

Environment Wreckers

May 30th, 2012
2:41 pm

Leave it to Georgia’s Flagship University (sic) to single-handedly wreck the environment.

“I don’t want to start a process where we’re going around arresting people,” Adams said during the monthly Cabinet meeting and media briefing Thursday. “But there was urination, there was defecation, there were 70 tons of trash.”

Adams said the fact that the main library and Law School are now closed during game days is no excuse for fans to publicly urinate and defecate on the University’s campus.

LakeDawg

May 30th, 2012
2:53 pm

An outbreak of Saban syphillis. Its spreading.

Supersize that order, mutt

May 30th, 2012
3:07 pm

@ G-DWAG…..the difference between you (and the other trolls) and me is that I NEVER even read a UGA blog, recruiting or otherwise, and so I don’t post on them. I have no obsession with ANYTHING related to UGA, nor am I in the least bit insecure about Tech recruiting. I do all my reading and posting on Tech blogs or recruiting blogs which concern Tech. So no, there is no double standard here in the least.

The Rainforest

May 30th, 2012
3:11 pm

Kindly stop, Georgia Tech. Thank you.

secfactcheck.com

May 30th, 2012
3:16 pm

Now that Tech has showed their hand, watch out for AU to come calling…

Todd Grantham

May 30th, 2012
3:25 pm

KEEP DIGGIN AT THE BOTTOM OF THE BARRELL JOHNSON! NICE JOB! HOPE YOU CAN BEAT THE NAVAL ACADEMY OUT FOR HIS SERVICES!!!!

Jim Grabasski

May 30th, 2012
3:29 pm

I call BS on that one, Supersize……I’ve seen you…..or maybe it was your doppelganger….over there on UGA blogs posting on numerous occasions.

nash

May 30th, 2012
3:37 pm

The AJC is a dumpster fire