The state’s top receiver is back on the free-agent market.
Kyle Davis of Archer High School de-committed from South Carolina on late Monday night.
Davis, who passes all of the eyeball tests for a receiver at 6-foot-3 and 210-pounds, had originally committed to South Carolina last summer.
Davis grew up as a fan of UGA, but the Bulldogs lost early momentum because they waited much longer than other schools to offer Davis. UGA finally offered Davis last October, and the Bulldogs have slowly but surely developed a relationship.
Last Thursday, new UGA offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer (along with defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt) attended Archer spring practice to observe Davis and his teammate, offensive lineman EJ Price, who is already committed to UGA.
Davis has also gotten offers this month from Ohio State and LSU, while he was also scouted by Alabama at last Thursday’s practice.
More on the UGA connection: Davis went to a camp a few weeks ago to catch passes from Jacob Eason, the nation’s No. 1-rated QB from Lake Stevens, Wash., who is committed to UGA.
Here’s a video interview with Davis that was taped last Thursday – before he de-committed from South Carolina. He had some interesting things to say …