Posted: 11:59 pm Monday, February 24th, 2014

Notebook: Alabama offers emerging Georgia WR 

By Michael Carvell

WR Jayson Stanley of Creekside ((12thmanproductions)

WR Jayson Stanley of Creekside (12thmanproductions)

What a difference a week has made for Jayson Stanley.

Last weekend, the wide receiver from Creekside High School held early offers from UNC Charlotte and Marshall.

But everyone knew it was just a matter of time before Stanley shoot to the moon in recruiting circles after the way he emerged as one of the best players in the RisingSeniors.com all-star game.

Stanley’s time has finally arrived.

Over the last week, the 6-foot-3, 210-pounder has added offers from Auburn, Kentucky, Cal and Purdue.

On Monday night, Stanley talked over the phone with Alabama coach Nick Saban.

“I had actually called (assistant Lance) Thompson, and he put me on the phone with Coach Saban,” Stanley told the AJC. “He (Saban) basically said he had watched my tape numerous times today, and he was saying they wanted to offer me. He talked to my mom a lot. That’s how it went.”

What was Stanley’s reaction to the Alabama offer? “I was real surprised. I was happy. I felt really satisfied about it.”

Which college will be next? Stanley thinks it may be Clemson. “Their offensive coordinator just followed me on Twitter today, so I feel like they are close. When I was growing up, I looked up to Clemson and Oregon.”

He’s also feeling good about his chances with UGA. “Georgia may be close. When I talk to Georgia, they really want me to get up there and talk to Coach Richt. But I haven’t really had the chance to go up there yet.”

Stanley’s father, Jimmy Stanley, played running back and wide receiver at Georgia Tech. The younger Stanley has been in contact with the Yellow Jackets.

“I’m trying to schedule a day to get over there, too,” he said. “I’m definitely keeping them in my choices. But I’m still looking around.”

Lovejoy High School’s Preston Williams (committed to Tennessee) is rated as the state’s No. 1 prospect at wide receiver but Stanley is considered the next best thing. Some recruiters even rank Stanley over Williams because he is considered a “safer bet” than the high-risk, high-reward Williams.

GEORGIA OL DE-COMMITS

For reasons that still aren’t really clear, Creekside offensive lineman Marquel Harrell abruptly de-committed from Ole Miss on Monday night. He had pledged to the Rebels earlier this month.

“I had to refocus back on my academics and my teammates,” Harrell told the AJC when asked why he de-committed.

If that’s the case, then that’s opposite of how it usually works: Kids usually commit early to get the recruiting process out of the way, so they can focus on academics and their senior year of football.

Maybe Harrell felt like he rushed his decision? Since committing to Ole Miss, the big guy has picked up offers from Tennessee, Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Florida State, Purdue, UNC and UCF. More are on the way.

Was that the case? “Not really,” Harrell said.

Whatever the deal is, Harrell said he personally informed Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze, and that he’s still considering the Rebels. “Coach Freeze understands, because I have to get my education and play with my teammates now so I can get to the next level.”

When will Harrell commit now? “Once I take all my visits and clear everything up with my coaches and parents, that’s when I will make my final decision,” he said.

ETC.

Griffin High School outside linebacker Jordan Colbert was offered by Tennessee on Monday. He is a lifelong UGA fan who missed the Bulldogs’ Junior Day last week because of basketball … Mill Creek High School offensive lineman Kaleb Kim told 247sports.com that his top three schools are Auburn, Duke and UGA.

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210 comments
GSU93
GSU93

Why do these kids not have offers from UGA?  I never understand why UGA is consistently late to offer in-state guys.  Looks like TN is running circles around UGA in their own backyard. Get with the program Dawgs!

HendoDawg
HendoDawg

Oh, how these blogs have fallen...

As if POAD's nonsense about all things UGA football isn't enough, now we have his commentary on UGA women?

Dawg350
Dawg350

I love the UGA women! The hottest women in the world baby!

Dawg350
Dawg350

I love UGA....we have the finest women on the planet! The best uniforms in the world! The greatest mascot to ever roam the world! I love UGA and their is nothing you haters can do about it!

Dawg350
Dawg350

UGA is going to prove all of you haters wrong! You better talk while you can...cuz come aug 30 UGA gonna be turned all the way up! UGA stacked! Everyone else is f.....!!!

Dawg350
Dawg350

Nc dawg

I agree.......Bama people are no better than the filthy ground they walk on! Bama is low class 24/7!

NCDawg
NCDawg

Again, for all to see... because your team has won a few championships lately does not mean that you are better people or smarter football fans than the rest of us.  YOU in fact did nothing but watch some young men play football like the rest of us.  You didn't win any championships... they did.  You are just riding their coat tails.  Their wins do not magically confer upon you football omniscience.


If you believe that then you are just one sick puppy.


FIN

Dawg350
Dawg350

UGA will finish 14-0 next season and I also predict gurley will win the heisman baby! Book it!

Dawg350
Dawg350

Poad..

Why don't you just shut your mouth bro....12 of the last 13! Hell yeah!

Dawg350
Dawg350

Alabama is nothing but trailer trash redneck toothless gumps!

Dawg350
Dawg350

The whole state of Alabama smells like rotten fish!

POAD2013
POAD2013

@Dawg350  HAHAHAHA check the UCF website. UGa doesn't have the best looking women in college football or the south.   

gtcaryd
gtcaryd

@Dawg350 What a kind thing to say, kind of thing a punk would say.

BamabackerinMiddleGA
BamabackerinMiddleGA

@NCDawg  


Uhhhhh............................................IT ACTUALLY DOES MORON.  Proof is in the pudding.  Also of note, with your ideology,YOU as a U.S. citizen can NEVER claim victory in any WAR the U.S. has fought because you NEVER put" boots on the ground" in any of those combat roles.  According to you, watching me and my brothers and sisters at arms on CNN or FOX does not warrant a victory for the American people not serving.  Only veterans can claim they won the war.  Careful NC your stupid is oozing profusely just like 350.


and reposted from below just so it is evident for all to see...........................................


@NCDawg


Here are the facts as stated by you idiot along with my response later that same day.  Read it and weep.


Posted by NCDawg at 8:03 p.m. Nov. 16, 2013 Report Abuse


Oh BTW - for the just knock it down fools... what the hell do you think JHC was trying to do? He knocked it out of Matthews hands and well... it didn't land on the ground...


....and my response Dummy..................


Just a thought but I wonder where NC Dawg and his merry band of idiots are today???

NEVER mind...............................................................Found them....

I can only assume each of them (moist, uga dawg, dawg350, and nc) all are busy pulling their foot out of their mouth while simultaneously trying to pull their heads out of their butt. I bet that is comedy gold right there friends. Let's see Moist is sick and vomiting....check.....while UGA Dawg is a "little" perturbed with anything Buckeye comments on these blogs.....check.......all the while Dawg350 is "booking it" that his next comment is funny to no one but himself (HaHa)........check. And then NC Dawg is still hard at it reviewing the Miracle on the Plains again and with his vast knowledge of football and the fact he never lost while playing teeball growing up is fabricating an explanation as to how Josh Harvey Clemons' palms turned up is the proper way to 'knock the ball down' for a defensive back.

Thank goodness these tight knit band of morons represent UGA and its fanbase.

Y'all do it so well all the time. Book it Little NC while vomiting.


....................and that should just about seal the deal that you, in fact, know squat about football.  Try curling, cheerleading, tee-ball, or the band blogs.  You might convince people you know something about those subjects.  

KeepOnSmilingWetWillie
KeepOnSmilingWetWillie

NC 61 64 65 73 78 79 92 09 11 12....That is Bama

1980....That is UGA.....and it's documented.....

call us when you beat Vandy

gtcaryd
gtcaryd

@NCDawg Same way yall think of yourselves except the Bammers have some crystal.

Dawg350
Dawg350

Gurley is better than any player on the yech university! Book it!

POAD2013
POAD2013

@Dawg350  WOW..UGa with all those NFL players has to hang their FAME on beating TECH? Now that is ELITE FOR SURE.  

Keep CRYING why UGa dogs get no respect and then bring up the dogs record against TECH. That will really gain you a lot f respect.

POAD2013
POAD2013

@Dawg350  and the MUTTS have WHAT? Girls that can Ride a HORSE or Swing from Poles as their CHAMPIONS? 1 football and 1 baseball championship with all those big stars? Wow color the Athletic world impressed.

POAD2013
POAD2013

@Dawg350  and Athens smells like Drunk Hoes thanks to Don Leebern and the old UGa Gym Dogs coach.

Dawg350
Dawg350

Poad

How would you know what a beautiful woman looks like with all those ugly tech women on campus??

Dawg350
Dawg350

Card

Are you in a nursing home?

KeepOnSmilingWetWillie
KeepOnSmilingWetWillie

The boy has stepped over the line no doubt...He and Moist must be the same person.

Dawg350
Dawg350

Card

I maybe a punk....but you're some old pithy city sewer trash walking vomit!

NCDawg
NCDawg

@WhatExcuseNow @NCDawg Contratulations you found one comment that doesn't match your opinion.  Extremely lame.  Try again.  You failed to make a convincing case.


LMAO! at your feeble attempt.

Dawg350
Dawg350

Excuse

Sorry I didn't read that crap...it's to long you trailer trash!

Dawg350
Dawg350

Wooly booger

Go ahead and brag about your past....oh son times are changing....those spread offense's are giving y'all fits.....what Oklahoma did to y'all is just a small example of what your future holds! Lmao!

NCDawg
NCDawg

@gtcaryd @NCDawg no... you are talking about a handful of folks that come on these blogs and talk big.  Bammers ALL do it. 

Dawg350
Dawg350

Card

Yep...the beast UGA is about to waken! You will be sorry son! UGA fixing to become elite!

Dawg350
Dawg350

Not hanging fame...I just know we are better than you....and that's killing you!

Dawg350
Dawg350

Poad

All of Atlanta is crime city bro....tech is nothing but a cesspool!

Dawg350
Dawg350

Wooly

I would like to see moist vomit on you....that would be pretty funny.

Dawg350
Dawg350

Wooly booger

Don't make fun of Richt....he is a better man than saban is you forest gump.

Dawg350
Dawg350

No....I don't read for old folks buddy.

KeepOnSmilingWetWillie
KeepOnSmilingWetWillie

LOL....dawg 350 drives a pickup truck with a least three different colored fenders.

BamabackerinMiddleGA
BamabackerinMiddleGA

@NCDawg


Lie Perpetrator / Half truth propagandist / Fact denier


...and overall Stinky-Butt


You may not know jack squat about anything football, but you never did strike out in tee ball.  That is something to hang your hat on.  Carry it proudly throughout life.  It will serve you well.

Dawg350
Dawg350

Excuse

Go sweep the roaches out of the living room in your trailer....you slimy gump!

BamabackerinMiddleGA
BamabackerinMiddleGA

@Dawg350  


The more believable explanation is it didn't have any pictures and some of the words were too big for your reading (used loosely) comprehension level.  We get it....Coloring Books ARE YOUR THANG!! 

BamabackerinMiddleGA
BamabackerinMiddleGA

@Nate-the-Great  


With that ideology, Lord help us if UGA does ever win a Championship again.  None of you diehards will be able to lay claim to it.  Heck, per y'alls thinking, UGA fans can't even claim that cherished 1980 trophy, only the actual team members.  



Nate-the-Great
Nate-the-Great

This kind of post makes NCs argument for him. The kids on the field actually won the game, you got drunk and cheered them on. You didn't do any more for the victory than I did for any of UGAs but you have your chest puffed out like you actually did something. You probably talk about "we" when UA wins but "they" lost. It's really kind of pathetic

BamabackerinMiddleGA
BamabackerinMiddleGA

@Gandolph


You did complete your above statement with this "non-inflammatory remark" correct........


"What a jerk...."


So who again is using the childish rants/insults?


Enjoy Fantasyland time.


P.S. for what it's worth, I absolutely agree with your above statement down to the writer's fanning the flames.


And I only come on these blogs when the Band of Merry Morons (NC, 350, Moist, and a few others) choose to perpetrate lies and half truths in order to validate their own opinions and elevate UGA's football program to a spot of relevancy it has not seen in 34 years.

Gandolph
Gandolph

@WhatExcuseNow @Gandolph  I am not sure what happened to my response as it suddenly disappeared.


What I said was that the AJC has become a delivery system for inflammatory questions/topics that allow people who support different teams to trash each other with useless dribble.  What a great advertising delivery business model.  And, I even suspect that the writers are on the blogs secretly stoking the flames.

At any rate, life is full of choices and if you want to spend (waste) your time on childish ranks and insults, be my guest.  I, for one, am done.

BamabackerinMiddleGA
BamabackerinMiddleGA

@Gandolph


Dude (?) I can't even take you seriously.


These ARE the facts demonstrating Georgia's football relevancy in contrast to Alabama's.  Digest it how you see fit.


Now back to that Lord of the Rings marathon for you and later, Harry Potter.............................ooooooooooooooooooooh.


Enjoy!

Gandolph
Gandolph

@WhatExcuseNow @NCDawg  And, other than observation, you participation was exactly what?  Yeah, that's what I thought.  But, you are right, it is crap.  What a jerk....

BamabackerinMiddleGA
BamabackerinMiddleGA

@NCDawg


I'll take College Football Championships for 1000, ALEX.......


Let's see, Ill just go with all the categories of championships for comparisons sake. Okay.

-Total championship selections from major selectors by school

UA 19 / UGA 5

-National championship claims by school

UA 15 / UGA 5

-College Football Data Warehouse recognized national champions

UA 14 / UGA 2

-National poll championships (1936–present)

UA 10 / UGA 1

-BCS championships

UA 3 / UGA ZERO!

-FBS NCAA College Football Championships

UA 13 / UGA 1

So sir, which do you prefer to scrutinize? By the way, this was very easy research for anyone, except maybe 350, Moist,  or you.

--All-time Win/Loss/Win% records

UA 827 / 321 / .712

UGA 758 / 402 / .647


Only the most relevant facts.  Choke on that crap sandwich.

NCDawg
NCDawg

@gtcaryd @KeepOnSmilingWetWillie there was no game fool.  All he did was prove what a child he is.  He lost.  


BTW by the same measure Bama uses to count all those championships you can add 1942, 1946, and 1968.  Otherwise stick to the concensus national championships.  God, what brain dead people you are.

POAD2013
POAD2013

@Dawg350  Nice try. ATHENS is full of crime too or do you not read the paper or watch TV?