Terry Ends Recruitment... Picks Georgia

This top prospect in South Carolina has made his mind up…

Tramel Terry took visits to South Carolina and Georgia last week and the top prospect in South Carolina now knows where he will be playing college football. He committed originally last summer, but that was a little early. This time, he knows his mind is completely made up.

"I am going to Georgia, I am a Georgia Bulldog," Tramel Terry told Scout. "I did commit to Georgia at Dawg Night, but I just wasn't ready then, and I did that with all the hype that night, and stuff. This time, I know I am committed to Georgia, my family is happy about it, and my decision is made."

Terry said the family is happy about it and he means it. The 5-foot-11, 185 pound athlete out of Goose Creek, S.C. spent this past weekend in Athens with a lot of family to show all of them his future home.

"I had around 13 family members with me at Georgia on Saturday and Sunday. I wanted to get them there to see what I saw, meet the coaches, and just show all of them why I chose Georgia.

"I had my mom and dad up there, my step-mom, my step-dad, both grandfathers, an uncle, two aunts, and just family from Georgia, Florida, and South Carolina. It was great because they now know why I chose Georgia. They loved it there just like I did each time I visited."

The Dawgs beat out Clemson and South Carolina for Terry and although both the Tigers and Gamecocks will likely continue to recruit one of the top athletes in America, Terry knows his mind is completely made up.

"I am so happy to get this process overwith. I just feel at home when I am at Georgia. The other schools are great too, but Georgia is the school for me. That is where I am going to school.

"It is really hard to explain and to put into words what I feel when I am there. I just belong there – I belong around those players, those coaches, and it is the right place for me. They have something there that I want to be a part of."

Mark Richt got the news on Sunday February 26. Terry had to wait a little longer to go public with the news so he could get his family there to put complete closure to the recruiting process.

"When I told Coach Richt, he was very happy about the news," Terry said. "We talked about Georgia and all that, but it was mainly about how he felt about me. He really respected the way I handled the process, how I got my family involved with me, and just how I came to my decision. He is a good man and I am excited about playing for him."

Now, Terry wants to find others to play with him. He is already close to guys like quarterback Brice Ramsey and running back Derrick Henry, but he is going to become another recruiter for the Dawgs.

"I get to go out, talk to other people, and tell them why they need to be at Georgia with me," said Terry with excitement. "I cannot wait to start recruiting. We are going to have a great class and do big things at Georgia, so others need to know that."

Terry expects to play wide receiver, cornerback, and special teams at Georgia. He is set to graduate in December and to be in Athens competing in the spring of 2013.

Chad Simmons is currently a National Recruiting Analyst for FOX Sports/Scout. He started with Scout in 2003 and then moved on to another Recruiting Service from 2004-2008 before returning to Scout the first of 2009 to become South Recruiting Manager.
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