Thursday, February 07, 2008

Recruiting - Football Class of 2009

Well, the ink isn't even dry on the LOI's from the class of 2008 and Paul Johnson gets his first commit for the class of 2009, a Defensive Tackle who's about 6'3", 345lb. Yeah, you read right. He's already a 4-star guy (if that matters to you), and was a much sought after recruit. Clemson has already offered and he was garnering interest from all the major schools.

Definitely a super way to get next year's class going. By the way, take a look at these photo's and tell me you can't wait to see him in a uni:

I'd hate to see the "after" picture from the first one above.

Folks, there are some additional reasons to be pumped about next year's recruiting possibilites.

  • it appears that the state of Georgia is loaded in 2009 - one of the better years in a long time in terms of talent in-state
  • It also appears that a larger portion of that talent will actually be able to get into GT (at least more than typical)
  • Lastly, our friends at Georgie are going to have a relatively small recruiting class, and they already have something like 5 slots filled.