It has been a rough week for UGA.
UGA lost its second recruit of the week when WR Kyrin Priester backed off his commitment to the Bulldogs on Friday.
Earlier in the week, UGA’s top-rated recruit, 5-star tailback Derrick Henry, also decided to “re-open” his recruiting after being committed to the Bulldogs since last summer. He made a statement that you can read here, saying he rushed his decision — but claims he is still considering the Bulldogs.
What about Priester? He’s a Florida native who recently transferred from the Orlando area to Brookwood High School. A couple of months ago, the 6-foot-2, 185-pounder committed to UGA over Vanderbilt and TCU, citing UGA’s needs for wide receivers and his appeal to Mark Richt’s Christian beliefs (click to read story).
On Friday after playing with his Brookwood teammates in a 7-on-7 tournament. Priester confirmed that he was backing off his decision.
“I just want to see all my other options before I make a serious decision,” Priester told the AJC.
UGA, which was on a tremendous roll in recruiting with 20 commitments for 2013 at the beginning of the week, now is at 18. However, the Bulldogs could add more commitments as early as this weekend, with Saturday’s Mark Richt Football Camp.
Despite the loss of Priester, UGA still has the commitments of three other wide receivers, including Tramel Terry and Uriah LeMay (younger brother of UGA QB Christian LeMay).
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– By Michael Carvell, AJC Recruiting Blog
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