“I’m going to try to get some extra tickets,” the sophomore backup said.
It takes about nine hours to make it from Indianapolis to Athens.
“We just live so far and can’t afford it half the time,” he said. “His mother made it to her only game this past week.”
Kimbrough Jr., who has 12 tackles this season, wanted to “play in the SEC, he wanted to play in best conference,” his father said. His aunt and cousin live in North Carolina.
The addition of Missouri and Texas A&M into the SEC hasn’t impacted Georgia’s recruiting philosophy much.
Georgia historically focuses on in-state players from talent-rich Georgia and those from the surrounding states, but will go to other areas for more talented players.
“Just like when you get a (Matthew) Stafford or (Knowshon) Moreno, when you get those types of guys, you locate, you gauge interest and if you think you’ve got a shot at it, you go after them,” coach Mark Richt said. “It’s the same type of deal, but I don’t think it’s a situation where we’re going to put all of our resources into either one of those states or a lot of resources there.”