Does Dickson feel he fits in at UGA?

Xzavier Dickson traveled to Athens over the weekend for his first college game this fall to see how he would fit in at Georgia. He found the answers he was looking for and more.

"I think I could really fit in at Georgia. I really like the atmosphere there, I like how the crowd stayed behind the team, I love the support the team gets, and I think it could be a great fit for me," said Xzavier Dickson.

Dickson like all recruits is looking for that perfect fit all the way around. Not only did he feel he could fit in well as a player because of the type of atmosphere the UGA fanatics create, but he feels the scheme Defensive Coordinator Todd Grantham runs is perfect for him as well.

"I don't think I would have any limits in their 3-4 defense. I could drop back into coverage, I could stand up at defensive end, I could rush the passer, and I think that defense could bring out all of my talents. I think it would be a very good defense for me to play in."

Georgia gave up a few big plays against Arkansas, but Dickson feels they are on the right track.

"I think Georgia's defense is going to be fine. It is already a good defense, but it is still new, and they just need to gel together a little more. I think the players may need to buy into what the coaches are telling them a little more and it should be good."

The 6-foot-4, 255 pound four-star defensive end out of Griffin, Ga. rode over to Athens with someone who will be a part of that UGA defense in the future. His close friend and teammate Corey Moore is already committed to Georgia, so Dickson hears a lot about the Dawgs from him, but he heard about UGA from the Top Dawg in Athens on Saturday.

"I got to speak to Coach Grantham and Coach [Rodney] Garner, but I did not talk to them in depth like I did Coach [Mark] Richt," said one of the top prospects in the country. "I met with Coach Richt before the game and it went great. He talked to me about how bad they want me, how bad they need me, and how they want to use me if I go there. I could tell that he really wants me at Georgia and we had a good conversation."

The visit to Athens only helped the Bulldogs with Dickson, but he is not ready to put Georgia or any other school on the top of his list yet. Alabama held the lead for a long time, but as Dickson told Scout about a month ago, all are even now.

"Everything is still the same for me. Georgia, Alabama, Auburn, and Florida are my top schools and they are all real close to each other. I am going to visit each one officially and then commit at the Under Armour All-America game."

Dickson has not set up any official visits yet, but he plans to be at Alabama when they play Florida on October 2.

Chad Simmons started out with Scout in 2003 covering top talent in Georgia and other areas in the South. He then moved on to another Recruiting Service from 2004-2008 before returning to Scout the first of 2009 to become Southeast Recruiting Manager.
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