The Throwback: Moving His Pieces

Dawg Post is going into the vault to dig up some stories you should go back and read.

Today's Throwback Story of the Day features, Tramel Terry a current Georgia defensive back who was once considered the top football prospect in the state of South Carolina.

Dean Legge's story details the process of his commitment, and re-commitment to Georgia.


GOOSE CREEK, SC – In a world of folks playing checkers Tramel Terry is playing chess.

Terry, who most analysts consider the top football prospect in South Carolina this year, has been playing chess with his uncle Stanley McIntyre for the last few years.

"Of course I like to use the queen the most," he said with a smile. "But I like using the knights, too, because they can move in a way that can be tricky. My uncle and I don't play one another every time we see each other, but we play a lot. He taught me how to play, and we are both real competitive with it."

The competition for Terry the prospect has ended – at least in theory – as he recommitted to Georgia today. The move by the Low Country native give Georgia's 2013 recruiting class another significant commitment and tremendous momentum into the busy spring evaluation period.

But Terry admits that he grew tired of the recruiting process… particularly of late.

Read the full story here

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