Only Georgia's On Carson's Mind

There have been conversations about Chris Carson as one of the top Junior College running backs in the country. Schools are still trying to get him away from Georgia, but Carson is not listening...

Just this week Scout elevated Chris Carson to a four-star prospect.

There is a lot to like about this big, powerful back out of El Dorado (Kansas) Butler and the Dawgs saw it back in high school.

There were concerns about Carson's grades and he is taking care of those now, but the talent was there when he shined at running back and linebacker at Lilburn (Ga.) Parkview. UGA knew Carson then -- that's where it all started for the Bulldog commitment.

"Georgia has been with me since back in high school," said Carson. "I got hurt with my ACL and MCL -- a lot of schools backed off then, but Georgia stayed with me.

"That is part of the reason why I am committed to Georgia. UGA is a school close to home, UGA stuck with me, and I really like the coaches -- that is why I am going to Georgia."

Did you see what Carson said?

He said he is going to Georgia. That sounds pretty firm.

There has been new schools entering the race and even some talk about the 6-foot-1, 210 pound running back taking visits to at least one more school. That is no longer a possibility.

"I am 100-percent set with Georgia. I'm not taking anymore visits. UGA is home."

"Georgia showed me love in high school, they are showing me love now, and they have stuck with me. I am a Bulldog."

Carson called running backs coach Bryan McClendon a "cool" coach and said McClendon is someone he can talk to about anything.

Like most UGA commits, Carson watches the Dawgs on TV as much as possible and he cannot wait for his turn in the rotation in the Bulldog backfield.

"Georgia is playing great and I cannot wait to come in and contribute to some of the success," said Carson. "I feel I will fit in well at Georgia. We run a similar offense at Butler.

"I'm an all-around running back who can catch the ball out of the backfield, who can run between the tackles, and who has enough speed to get to the edge. I am also someone who just loves to play the game."

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