College football recruiting blog from Atlanta and the Southeast from the AJC

Georgia QB headed out of state

12:30 pm Jun. 22, 2015

Last week was a busy one in recruiting for North Paulding High School.

Tight end Dylan Autenrieth committed to N.C. State, while quarterback Kyle Banks announced his intentions to attend Middle Tennessee State.

“Well, the coaches were

Arkansas takes unique path to Georgia football signee

1:15 am Mar. 13, 2015

One of my favorite things about covering college football recruiting is listening to stories from the recruiting trail.

A good one I heard about this year involved T.J. Smith, the defensive end from Colquitt High School.

What does it take for USC to recruit in Georgia?

10:32 am Mar. 9, 2015

How special does a Georgia kid have to be to get recruited by USC?

USC is the flagship school in California, which is one of the nation’s top three states in manufacturing college football talent.

This past

Evan Shirreffs: Miami signs Georgia QB late

9:07 pm Feb. 5, 2015

Good things come to those wait.

When quarterback Evan Shirreffs of Jefferson High School didn’t have the opportunity to sign with a major college on Wednesday, he decided to wait – while risking offers from smaller

Recruiting Scorecard for Kennesaw State

6:43 pm Jan. 30, 2015


Number of commitments: 13

Expected class size: 15

Rankings: N/A

News of the week: The Owls landed a commitment from E.J. Hurley, an offensive lineman from Sandy Creek, per Hurley is a 6-foot-3, 345-pounder and also

Recruiting Scorecard for Georgia State

5:44 pm Jan. 22, 2015


Number of commitsments: 19

Expected class size: 19-21, including three delayed enrollees from last year’s class

Rankings: Georgia State is rated No. 99 of 137 FBS schools.

News of the week: Zachary Branner, an offensive lineman from

Recruiting Scorecard for Kennesaw State

5:40 pm Jan. 22, 2015


Number of commitments: 12

Expected class size: 14-15

Rankings: N/A

News of the week: Things really crank up this weekend, with at least seven prospects scheduled for official visits. “We’ve got some kids already committed that will

Recruiting Scorecard for Georgia State

2:16 pm Jan. 16, 2015


Commitments: 20

Expected class size: 19-21

Star recruit: Richard Hallman, a 6-4 receiver from Hillgrove. The pressure is on Georgia State to make a big impression during this weekend’s official visit. Hallman will go on a