Garner called Weston's uncle in New Jersey and spoke to the player to make sure there were no hurt feelings or misunderstandings, he said. Weston was considered the No. 1 defensive line prospect in the country by some analysts.
"I told (Weston) today, I'm not saying we're going to redshirt him," Garner said. "I just don't know."
The Bulldogs would have to feel like they need Weston for at least five or six plays a game for him to get in this year, Garner said. The Bulldogs played six defensive tackles against Boise State, but Garner indicated Weston could jump some of those players if the Georgia ends up needing a player to do more than fill gaps on the defensive line.
"It needs to be substantial," Garner said. "If another person goes down, then Kade might get thrown in the fire.