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Georgia Tech’s Paul Johnson on Twitter recruiting

  • 12:11 am Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 by Michael Carvell
This idea makes too much sense -- which is why it will never be an NCAA rule (AP)

Georgia Tech’s football program is light years ahead where it was this time last year with a Twitter presence.

Coach Paul Johnson has been a rising star on Twitter in the college ranks sine he began actively tweeting last March. He’s a must-follow, especially with his witty and candid comments (in the offseason) at @GTPaulJohnson

Most of Georgia Tech’s assistants are also on Twitter.

Twitter is arguably the most powerful tool in recruiting, outside of a personal contact, because just about every elite prospect has a Twitter account. Many of them stay on Twitter throughout the day, and are regularly exposed to [More]

Mark Richt on recruiting impact of UGA’s Jeremy Pruitt

  • 12:01 am Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 by Michael Carvell

The true impact of new defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt on UGA’s recruiting efforts won’t be known until later this year with the team’s 2015 class.

But there’s no doubt that Pruitt has impressed his boss so far.

“He came straight from his vacation to accepting the job,” UGA coach Mark Richt told the AJC. “He came straight in and started working. The first thing he did was to start watching videos of our (2014) commitments and anybody else in the state of Georgia that was on our board at one time or another, and that might’ve been committed to another school. I [More]