Smith's weight stays steady

Weighting in at a cool 295 pounds a few months after then end of football, Ian Smith has maintained the weight desired by Georgia's coaching staff.

"That's what they want me to be at – no more; no less," said the Cartersville High star.

Smith will join the Bulldogs for the 2005 season where he, along with Seth Watts, Zeb McKinzey, Chester Adams, and Trey Chandler appear to be the core of the future of Neil Callaway's offensive line.

"Coach Bobo told me they will try me at either center or at guard," said Smith. Chandler could be Smith's competition in the future for the center spot – but that appears to be years down the road.

Georgia's fourth commitment of the 2005 recruiting season, Smith said he was excited to know that offensive guard Max Jean-Gilles decided to come back for his final season in Athens.

"He's been around for a while and I am happy he is coming back," Smith said.

Smith is currently the only offensive lineman committed to the Bulldogs. Last season the Bulldogs signed only two offensive linemen – Watts and Adams. Still, Smith is considered a four-star prospect by

"I am working out every day," Smith said. "I really enjoy it. Besides that I am just trying to keep my grades up and get ready to go over to Athens."

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