Charles Considering Another Trip to Athens

ATHENS – Orson Charles understood why Aaron Murray was not in a great mood late Saturday night.

After all, Georgia, the team Murray has been committed to for the last few months, suffered a loss to Alabama. Still, Murray makes sure that Charles knows how much he wants to continue being teammates in college.

"But he doesn't talk about it all of the time," Charles said. "Aaron is the type of guy that is not going to constantly about it. He throws stuff out there every now and then. He tells me, all jokes aside, that he wants the best for me."

What would be best for Georgia assistant coach Tony Ball is if Charles committed to the Bulldogs.

"He said that he didn't understand why I had not committed yet," Charles said. "They have Aaron at quarterback, and he told me that if I learned the playbook that I would play (next year).

Charles indicated that Kiante Tripp had moved to tight end because of injuries at that spot. The Florida product said that Ball was eager to let him know that he could have his chance to shine because of the depth chart at Georgia. But Charles said he's got too many things going on right now to pull the trigger.

"I think that there is a lot that I need to do with my teammates because I just transferred in to Plant this year. We have a lot of expectations," he said. "I really don't have time to think about college because I have to do my homework, and I think the coaches understand that and think that's smart move."

Charles said he was blow away by the Georgia crowd, and the knowledgeable fan base.

"It gets live on gameday," said Charles. "I was impressed by how much the fans know about me. Some people were asking for autographs and saying that Sanford Stadium was my home."

But Georgia is not his home quite yet. The Bulldogs are battling a slew of schools, but mainly Miami, for his verbal commitment. Charles said he would start taking official visits sometime later in the fall, but also mentioned that he may take an official visit in three weeks, but he said he was not certain where.

"We talked about going up for an official for the Vanderbilt game, but we are going to talk about that soon," he said. "I am going to start taking officials more at the end of the season. I may go during the week we play on a Thursday."

"I felt really good about the visit," Charles said. "I really enjoyed myself. I went with a couple of my boys, and we had a lot of fun. The only bad thing about it was that Georgia lost."

Charles has yet to give a firm list of schools he considers his top list, he said.

"I am just telling all of the coaches that I don't have favorite, and they understand that."


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