Ben Watson (2002-03), Leonard Pope (2005), Orson Charles (2011) and Arthur Lynch (2012) each performed big roles on individuals teams, and every wound up playing within the National football league. 14 seasons later, Watson continues to be within the league, now around the roster from the Baltimore Ravens.
Georgia’s coaches are simply looking forward to sophomore Charlie Woerner. The 6-feet-5, 251-pound TE was limited a lot of last season due to a high-ankle sprain. However when he’s healthy, the previous senior high school wide receiver and defensive back may be the fastest and many sports from the entire group.
Possibly Georgia should target its gifted tight ends more in 2017. History states it ought to.
ATHENS – Georgia has performed for that SEC Championship five occasions in the history: 2012, 2011, 2005, 2003 and 2002. A typical thread in between each of individuals teams? They featured exceptional play in the tight ends.
Jeb Blazevich is really a senior, a captain along with a multi-game starter each one of the last three seasons. But he is not the tight finish about which Georgia fans are most excited.
It might follow that for Georgia to represent the East within the SEC title game again this year, it’ll need to obtain good production from its tight ends. And also the Bulldogs certainly have a very good crop of these.
Junior Jackson Harris and senior Jordon Davis give Georgia lots of viable options. The bottom line is for offensive coordinator Jim Chaney and quarterback Jacob Eason to make certain the tight ends get utilized. Like a group, they caught only 41 balls last season. Pope had nearly time (39) alone in 2005 as he brought they in receiving.
That might be sophomore Isaac Nauta. Named towards the newcomer All-SEC and all sorts of-America teams last season, Nauta began five games and handle because the team’s third-leading receiver. He’d 29 catches for 361 yards and scored 3 touchdowns. Against Tennessee in 2016, Nauta brought the Bulldogs with 83 yards on 3 catches, together with a 50-yard TD. Though he’s 6-feet-4 and 246 pounds, Nauta moves a lot more like a large receiver than the usual tight finish.