UGA Recruiting: In-State Recruit May End Up Being Better Than His Brother Who Is Committing Tomorrow
ATHENS — The Georgia Bulldogs worked out for a little over two hours on Tuesday afternoon in the third week of pre-season camp.
Following are excerpts from head coach Kirby Smart‘s post-practice press briefing on Tuesday:
”First off, I’d like to send my condolences to the (Frank) Broyles family. First of all, a great college football family. It meant a lot to me to win that award named after Frank Broyles, and also his grandson Lex and I were good friends in college. So I just wanted to send my condolences out to the family for their loss and really all of college football’s loss.
”As far as today went, it was another heater, so I’m proud of the guys. They did much better the last two days, pushing through the heat. They kinda responded to not doing so well in the heat Saturday. I thought they really pushed through yesterday and today. We’re still in camp mode, running camp-type practices. We’re getting guys back. We’ve had a couple of guys out. We’re back and forth. I’m sure you guys will ask me about that. We had a couple of changes on the offensive line. But I’ll be honest with you. I think the guys are playing really physical. They’ve bought into the physicality of the right way to practice. We are nowhere near where we need to be. We’re not ready yet, especially on special teams, but they’re pushing hard. They’re answering the call.”
By John Frierson
UGAAA Staff Writer
To look at Roquan Smith and to talk to the Georgia linebacker, it’s easy to come away with the impression that this junior from little Montezuma, Ga., has it all together. And when he tells you that he has really good penmanship, you’re not at all surprised.
After making 20 tackles in a reserve role as a freshman in 2015, the 6-foot-1, 225-pound Smith led the Bulldogs in tackles last season, making 95 stops as a sophomore. In the 2016 opener against North Carolina, he set a career high with six tackles. By the end of the season, Smith had 13 tackles in each of Georgia’s final two games.
On Monday, Smith sat down for a not-too-serious, wide-ranging chat. We discussed dreams, cooking, that good penmanship and more. Here’s some of what he had to say:
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