UGA WR Logan Gray to transfer to Colorado for final football season

Quarterback-turned-wide receiver Logan Gray will transfer to Colorado for his final season of college football.

Gray revealed his intentions to leave Georgia last February and visited Colorado this past weekend. He decided on Colorado on Monday, according to the Brush News Tribune.

“They told me that they have a couple pretty strong wide receivers … but they could definitely use some help,”Gray told the Colorado newspaper. “And then obviously returning punts. They’re looking for another guy to help make an impact on offense and special teams.”

Gray’s younger brother is a student at Colorado, which was a big reason he said he picked the Buffaloes over other options. Gray will be eligible to play next season under NCAA rules because he graduated from Georgia in four years and will be attending a school that has a graduate program not offered at Georgia.

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Don

April 12th, 2011
5:14 am

Good luck to a good guy.

Boi

April 12th, 2011
5:58 am

Good to see a Young Man using football as a tool to enhance academics Congrats on Graduating and working on Graduate School Good Luck Logan

C U Later

April 12th, 2011
5:59 am

Best of luck to Logan Gray, a good player who can make a contribution for the Buffalos. It is sad it never really worked out at UGA as many expected.

Top Row Dawg

April 12th, 2011
6:09 am

Great campus, Rocky Mountain National Park within 30 miles. Aw man great place to live, Boulder.

VinnyD

April 12th, 2011
6:09 am

I sure hope it works out well for Logan. A good kid in a great place.

87dawg

April 12th, 2011
6:17 am

Did we really take one of the highest rated quarterbacks comingout of high school and make him aspire to being nothing but a 3rd string receiver and punt returner. I’m glad he’s happy and proud of him in that he graduated in 4 years (a feat many non-athletes don’t accomplish) but did he really leave UGA for the exact same opportunity he had at UGA?

What’s wrong with this picture? Did we “suggest” something to him?

huh

April 12th, 2011
6:22 am

87dawg – It clearly states he is going into a graduate program NOT offered at Georgia. I’m willing to bet that football wasn’t his main motivation for the transfer.

It Ain't Rocket Science

April 12th, 2011
6:47 am

He is lucky to be going to such a beautiful area. That is one beautiful state. It gets a little chilly in the winter, but those mountains can not be beat. Spent the better part of 7 years there, and found Colorado to be a friendly state with lots to do.
Good Luck Logan, sorry your football career didn’t work out better at UGA for you, but great accomplishments in academics paints a bright future for you.

Doc C

April 12th, 2011
6:47 am

I always felt Gray should have been playing safety at UGA – this year and last year. He is a good athlete, strong, fast, and sees the plays to be in correct position. He is another player whom I regret that we never found a way to maximize his talent. Best wishes to him in Colorado.

Joe Kemp

April 12th, 2011
7:07 am

This young man will be a success, wherever he goes. Good Luck to you as you, as you pursue your lifes adventure.

RomeDawg

April 12th, 2011
7:16 am

Good luck to a great team player. I hope everything works out well in Colorado.

Paddy

April 12th, 2011
7:19 am

The best of luck. A very good story for a nice kid. He will still always be a Dawg!

JB

April 12th, 2011
7:38 am

Couldn’t beat out Joe Cox at QB.

RunningDog

April 12th, 2011
7:39 am

That’s great news for Grey. Boulder is a great city, he should thrive. It’s great that he can play immediately.

82Dawg

April 12th, 2011
7:44 am

@JB…my money is that you couldn’t either….

Dawg Consultant

April 12th, 2011
7:49 am

Good luck to you Logan. You were and always will be a damn good Dawg!!!

Forget all that stuff about positions and who he could or could not beat out. He gave UGA all he had. If more talented athletes would do the same we will turn this thing around.

Dawgeye

April 12th, 2011
7:56 am

Congrats to Logan. It was refreshing to know that there are still players out there that understand what the word “team” means. He checked his ego at the door, stepped back from the position he was recruited for, and helped out the team wherever and however he could. I hope he gets a lot of playing time out there and becomes an impact player. Good luck Logan!

moe cox

April 12th, 2011
7:56 am

Yeh, couldn’t beat out Joe cox.

FanSince59

April 12th, 2011
8:02 am

Grey should have transferred two years ago. He should have realized early on that Richt wasn’t going to utlize him at QB. When it became obvious, Richt, good man that he is, should have leveled with him and tried him at other positions where something may have worked out for both. Grey simply wasted two years of his college football career. So much for Richt.

DollarDawg43

April 12th, 2011
8:04 am

Best of luck to a DGD.

Big Canoe

April 12th, 2011
8:05 am

Nice place for a nice young man. Good Luck!

Big Dawg Daddy

April 12th, 2011
8:05 am

Good luck Logan and best wishes.

claytondawg

April 12th, 2011
8:10 am

I have always admired Logan Gray for his great attitude, and really agree with Doc C in that Logan should have been playing safety all along. I know…water under the bridge now. But, there is something wrong with a coaching staff who doesn’t seem to know how to use the talent that players bring. Former quarterbacks make great safeties. Remember late 70’s and then on National Championship team–Scott Woerner–a quarterback in high school turned safety in college. What an impact player using his intelligence and skills.

sogadog

April 12th, 2011
8:20 am

This transfer tells me he may not have been committed to be a Bulldawg all along.

When you commit to a team, you never leave them. If you are not on the field playing then step up your game, but dont quit on your team.

scott

April 12th, 2011
8:26 am

what a bust he was. good riddance

Reginald

April 12th, 2011
8:27 am

What seems to get lost on many here is that while Logan Gray is a good athlete, he is not good enough to be a true asset in a skill position at a major college program. So, sorry ‘claytondawg’ but you can’t blame the coaches on this one. Logan Gray as a safety? A safety has to be able to hit, he could not do that.

Brian Smith

April 12th, 2011
8:30 am

If you can’t beat them, join them.

South Jax Dawg

April 12th, 2011
8:30 am

Maybe our coaches should have done a better job of evaluating his talents! Our coaches are the problem….

dougmo2

April 12th, 2011
8:34 am

scott @ 8:26 – Dude this is NOT a good thing for the Dawgs. You have no decient wideouts to throw to next season now. BTW – anybody wishing ill will toward a young man trying to better himself is a tool.

Poleesemenses

April 12th, 2011
8:34 am

I’ve always been concerned that Coach Richt has been willing to put his #2 quarterback in the game on punt team duty, either receiving or punting the ball away. He did this with Logan as well as Joe T. With each situation we were one play away from having to go to the #3 quarterback!

Steve

April 12th, 2011
8:36 am

Best of luck to you Logan. I feel like we completely and utterly under utilized your skills here. I am glad you got your degree and I really hope you get a chance to shine with the Buffs.

Kevin

April 12th, 2011
8:37 am

Ah the Sunshine state! Ood luck Logan.

DawgForever

April 12th, 2011
8:38 am

Anyone who says anything negative about this or Logan Gray doesn’t get it. He is the epitome of the perfect student athlete. Good luck in life Logan…a DGD you’ll always be.

stop the UGA(y) obsession

April 12th, 2011
8:40 am

I will remind you UGA hasn’t had a team in 30 years

gdawginkalamazoo

April 12th, 2011
8:45 am

Damn Good Dawg! Good luck. Don’t let Ralphie run over you.

Everybody all together now.

Rocky Mountain High…… Colorado!

Now get that song out of your head today.

BooMan

April 12th, 2011
8:45 am

There goes your ONLY WR………….

Wtf

April 12th, 2011
8:50 am

Where does commitment to the team start to be detrimental to your future. I bleed red and black but he should have secured his future long time ago and transferred. Same thing with dj. Where does this loyalty get him in the long run…….

Jim n Buckhead

April 12th, 2011
8:52 am

LG wasnt big enough or fast enough to play safety….was he going to start over MS @ QB?…No….So yes maybe the coaches dont do a good enough job of evaluating talent and the players don’t always pan out….

suwaneedawg

April 12th, 2011
8:56 am

Good luck to Logan and wish the best for him.
Boo Man, you are an idiot. Gotta be a Tech fan since you are an idiot.

collegeballfan

April 12th, 2011
8:57 am

“…he graduated from Georgia in four years and will be attending a school that has a graduate program not offered at Georgia.”

Good for him.

Positive news out of UGA athletics.

RxDawg

April 12th, 2011
9:03 am

“Gray revealed his intentions to leave Georgia last February ”

Didn’t he graduate?

Ray B.

April 12th, 2011
9:19 am

Good Luck Logan!

Marc

April 12th, 2011
9:20 am

Great guy- great attitude- not everyone turns out to be an all-american you morons. In fact, the majority of recruits never turn out to be anything more than average. Hell, many of them don’t graduate, and never do anything with their lives. Logan will be successful in whatever he decides to do after football. The idiots who post on these boards truly never cease to amaze me. They probably work at Wal-Mart and beat their wives. Good riddance to them off of these boards!

YardDawg

April 12th, 2011
9:23 am

Good luck to Logan Gray. Hope he has a big year for the Buffaloes.

I wonder who the next 5-Star to leave for lack of playing time will be?

Marlon Brown?

Arthur Finch?

Richard Samuel?

UGA/SEC fan base

April 12th, 2011
9:23 am

This blog reflects our fan base. Mostly great people wishing one of our own well as he embarks on a new adventure. Then, there’s the lunatic fringe who wouldn’t help their wives bring in the groceries without whining.

Concrete Pete

April 12th, 2011
9:24 am

I’m sorry people, but a “DGD” doesn’t dip out in his SR. season because he’s not a starter and hasn’t had the career he hoped for. What if DJ Shockley would have done the same thing? FINISH THE DRILL. With injuries, grade and disciplinary suspensions, you never know how the depth chart will end up. You think Cory Phillips thought there was a snowball’s chance in hell of playing? NO. But Carter couldnt stay sober and Cobb and Hybl transferred and Phillips started and won big games at UGA

Matt

April 12th, 2011
9:26 am

Yarddawg- Gray wasn’t a 5 star.

moops

April 12th, 2011
9:29 am

wtf – this loyalty gets him a degree from UGA, fully paid for. And it also gets him another degree at Colorado fully paid for. That’s what it gets him.

Let’s be honest, Logan was a great athlete, but a bright future in the NFL wasn’t likely (as it isn’t for most people) Sure, he could have transferred to a D2 school and maybe started, but the education he’s getting will pay off in the long run.

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April 12th, 2011
9:34 am

Good for you Logan.

Have fun in Boulder and get some more letters added to your resume.

Pago Pago Dawg

April 12th, 2011
9:36 am

The report indicates “next” season, so he has to wait until 2012?
“This” season would be 2011.