Could UGA add another recruit today?
The Bulldogs are on a bit of a hot streak this week, adding a pair of safeties to the 2013 recruiting class which already has 26 commitments.
Will defensive tackle Jay Woods of Jackson High School be No. 27?
The 6-foot-3, 282-pounder will pick between UGA, Vanderbilt and Kentucky around 4:30 p.m. on Thursday.
He’s ranked as a 3-star by 247sports.
With Woods being from Georgia, there have been a lot of people around his hometown encouraging him to pick the Bulldogs.
“Yes sir, being from Georgia, and people seeing Georgia on my list, a lot of people around here want to see me go to Georgia,” Woods said. “I just tell them I’m talking it over with my family. I think I have a good feeling on where I want to go, but I’m not sure yet. I will let the world know on Thursday. I don’t feel pressure to go to Georgia. I feel like I will pick the school that is best for me … wherever I can say is another home for me.”
Here’s Woods on the three finalists:
UGA? “Basically what sets Georgia apart from everybody else is that it’s my home state school. I’ve been following them since I was a little kid, and you always dream about playing for Georgia and everything. That gives them an edge. And I’m in love with the defensive scheme that Todd Grantham came up with.”
Vanderbilt? “Coach [James Franklin] is a one of a kind. I’ve been to a lot of colleges, and I’ve never seen a coaching staff like theirs. They are high-energy type of people. With Coach Franklin, he’s family oriented. He treats his players as if they were his sons. I feel like they got something special going on there. I got a good feeling about Vanderbilt.”
Kentucky? “It’s a lot of the same things I like about Vanderbilt. I like the coaches.”
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– By Michael Carvell, AJC Recruiting Blog
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