July is likely one of the most important months in recruiting for each college throughout the nation, particularly for the Georgia Bulldogs.
Tight finish coach Todd Hartley has been placing in work the previous couple of years when recruiting the nation’s high tight ends. Over time, he has introduced in gamers like Brock Bowers, Darnell Washington and Oscar Delp. Now coach Hartley has gained a dedication from the No. 1 ranked tight finish and the No.27 total participant within the class of 2024, in keeping with 247 sports activities.
Landen Thomas is a five-star tight finish from Colquitt County Excessive College, a Georgia highschool powerhouse positioned in Moultrie, Georgia. Thomas is one among two commits in Georgia’s 2024 recruiting class. As a freshman he performed within the slot however moved to tight finish final yr.
Thomas racked up 516 yards and 7 touchdowns on 31 catches as a sophomore and appears to grow to be extra of a nightmare for defenses in his junior season. He additionally earned first-team 1-7A honors as a sophomore. Thomas stands at 6 toes and 4 inches and weighs 230 kilos.
“He’s a inventive route runner that is aware of learn how to combine gears and discover inexperienced grass,” mentioned Andrew Ivins when speaking about Thomas changing from receiver to tight finish. [Thomas] is “aggressive after the catch and can use a pleasant burst to drag away from defenders.”
Large Receiver coach Bryan McClendon has been making an attempt to recruit top-notch receivers since changing into the large receivers coach within the 2022-2023 offseason, and he did simply that.
Ny Carr is a four-star large receiver from Moultrie, Georgia. He attends Colquitt County Excessive College. He’s the teammate of Thomas who dedicated days after Carr dedicated to play for the Bulldogs. He’s the No.53 ranked participant and the No.7 large receiver within the 2024 recruiting cycle, in keeping with 247 sports activities.
Carr piled up 856 yards and 13 touchdowns whereas catching 40 passes as a sophomore. Colquitt County completed 8-3 within the 7A classification, which is the Georgia Excessive College Affiliation’s highest classification.
Carr additionally participates within the discipline a part of monitor and discipline. He competes within the Excessive Bounce occasion, and his private document is clearing 5 toes and 10 inches as a sophomore.
Carr head coach Sean Calhoun spoke to Dawgnation.com and mentioned Carr has a “large work ethic” and “unreal ball expertise and unreal velocity. If he continues to develop, he could be a Sunday man.”
Carr is the second dedication for the Bulldogs of their 2024 recruiting class.
Co-Defensive Coordinator and Linebacker coach Glenn Schumann continues to show that he is likely one of the greatest recruiters for the linebacker place.
Raylen Wilson, a former Michigan commit, dedicated to play for the Bulldogs on July 10. Wilson was crystal balled to decide to Georgia on June 28 by Steve Wiltfong, 247 sports activities Director of Soccer Recruiting.
Wilson performs at Lincoln Excessive College in Tallahassee, Florida. He’s the No.5 ranked linebacker and No.72 participant total within the 2023 recruiting cycle, in keeping with 247 sports activities. Wilson stands 6 toes and a pair of inches and weighs 213 kilos.
Wilson has a “nice change of path for somebody his measurement,” says Chris Singletary, a nationwide recruiting skilled. Singletary additionally mentioned, “Wilson is an instinctive participant that performs downhill with good learn and react potential, he would not simply run into the play and provides himself up. He retains hole integrity to have the ability to make performs.”
Wilson racked up 113 tackles and 5 sacks in his 12 recreation junior season. He additionally was a punt returner and kick returner in sure recreation conditions. He was named the Tallahassee Democrat All-Massive Bend Defensive Participant of the 12 months.
He’s the son of Robert Wilson, who performed receiver for Florida A&M and later for the New Orleans Saints within the early 2000s.
“I wish to make certain the faculty I am going to seems like a second dwelling, and the love ought to really feel real,” Wilson spoke to DawgNation.com when discussing what he’s in search of in a school.
With Wilson’s dedication, this makes 13 commitments for Kirby Sensible and the Bulldogs within the 2023 recruiting cycle. The Bulldogs are actually the No.7 total ranked workforce within the 2023 recruiting class. However in keeping with Georgia’s Director of Recruiting Relation, David Cooper, the Bulldogs aren’t finished but this month.