Reaction from UGA football recruits on new OC (UPDATED)

Here’s what UGA’s 2015 football recruits had to say about Wednesday’s hiring of new offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer:

  • 5-star WR Terry Godwin of Callaway High School: “I love it!! I’m going to be in an offense that someone that I tried to make my game like his … which is Tavon Austin.”
  • WR Darius Slayton of Greater Atlanta Christian: “I was just told about it. I don’t know anything about him. I’ll try to educate myself and get back to you.”
  • RB Chris Carson of Butler junior college: “I’m happy with it! Still solid with UGA”
  • OL Sage Hardin of Marist: “I think it’s a fantastic hire by Coach Richt. A young, enthusiastic guy with loads of NFL experience. Best of both worlds! Can’t wait to meet him.”

And from the Class of 2016:

  • 5-star QB Jacob Eason of Washington, his father: “I haven’t had a chance to talk to anybody from Georgia yet, but talk about the wow factor. He’s got quite the credentials. I mean, just look at who he’s coached in the league: Drew Brees, Mark Sanchez, Brett Favre, Phillip Rivers, Sam Bradford. That’s a pretty impressive list. I would challenge any coordinator in the country to match that … I think Coach Richt just out-did everybody. To bring that experience and wealth of knowledge to my son, I don’t think we could ask for anything better. And we haven’t even met the guy. But his resume and body of work speak for themselves. So, yeah, we’re pretty excited. We think it’s going to be a great fit … You know, we had quite a relationship with Bobo. What a great guy and a lot went into that. We wish him nothing but the best for him. But Jake has always been 100-percent committed to Georgia. We weren’t going to stick our head in the sand here, you know, if they went in a different direction or something. But they hit a home run here and we’re all excited … There never was any wavering. Obviously people talk to him all the time. But he’s always been all-in on Georgia unless some kind of big red flag came up. And we never expected that. We trusted Coach Richt and he came through with flying colors.”

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5-star WR Terry Godwin (AJC)

5-star WR Terry Godwin (AJC)



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