Trevor Lawrence said all of the right things after leaving UGA’s Dawg Night prospect camp without an offer, but you could hear the disappointment in his voice.
Lawrence, a 2018 quarterback from Cartersville High School, was asked by the AJC if he was kind of surprised that he didn’t receive an offer.
“A little bit, but not really,” Lawrence said. “I’m never expecting one, but if it happens then it will be the right time for me. The coaches will pick the right time for when they want to do it, but I’m not worried about it.”
The 6-foot-5, 191-pounder already holds 13 offers from programs like Tennessee, LSU and Clemson. He said he won’t hold grudges toward UGA for not extending one to him.
“I’m lucky to have the options I have right now, so if they decide not to offer me then I’m not going to be mad at them,” he said. “Georgia is a school I have considered, but it’s all up to them.”
There were rumors that if Lawrence didn’t get the UGA offer on Saturday that he would go ahead and commit to his childhood favorite, Tennessee. But the rising sophomore said that his recruiting isn’t over.
“Tennessee – they probably do lead right now. I wasn’t going to commit just because Georgia didn’t offer me.”
During quarterback drills at Dawg Night, Lawrence followed right behind 2016 QB Jacob Eason and 2017 QB Bailey Hockman – who are both top five QBs in their respective classes and committed to UGA. Even though he is a 2018 prospect, Lawrence felt good about his performance against UGA’s future quarterbacks.
“I think I compared well to (Jacob Eason and Bailey Hockman),” Lawrence said. “Eason and Hockman are really good quarterbacks, but I think I can throw with anybody.”