What happens if scholarships run out?

With less than a week to go in recruiting season Georgia has developed a nice class of commitments. However, now that scholarships available are low, how are Rodney Garner and Mark Richt going to secure players like Derek Morris, Brandon Jefferies, and Max Jean-Gilles for the offensive line? Only a few scholarships remain, will the Dawgs close the recruiting season strong?

With almost all of the impact players on the offensive line in their final two seasons of play, Georgia has attempted to address the depth issue on the offensive line. Morris, Jefferies, and Jean Gilles are three players that could solve some of Georgia's long and short term depth issues on the offensive line.

The only problem is that the Dawgs are running out of scholarships to offer. Georgia has already commitments from 24 recruits, however that number is misleading because of a few of the recruits enrolling early in Athens. 

However, there are still some prize recruits that are still available for the Dawgs taking. Besides the three offensive linemen Georgia can still land Ricardo Hurley, Kelvin Grant and Marcus Jackson. But the numbers do not add up for the Dawgs to sign all of the recruits as well as Jackson, Hurley, Grant, Morris, Jefferies, and Jean-Gilles. 

Coaches cannot comment on recruits specifically, but Mark Richt has said over and over that addressing needs along both lines is mandatory for Georgia. The coaching staff has addressed the needs along the defensive lines with four defensive tackles and four defensive ends. 

Marcus Jackson is still out there for the Dawgs.

Richt has made cleat how important the offensive line is and Morris, Jen-Gilles, and Jefferies are all still possibilities, but none of them are verbals. In order for Georgia to make this recruiting class outstanding, securing 2 of the three linemen along with one or two of the remaining stars will do it. 

However, the problem is that there is no telling where the six recruits mentioned will actually end up. Georgia might end up trying to sign all six and not having a scholarship for all of them. In a way, that would be a great problem to have.

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