Brown talks final UGA visit

Georgia is in need of receivers and one of the top targets in 2009 is Marlon Brown. They visited Brown one final time before signing day on Wednesday and he talks about it here.

"Coach [Tony] Ball, Coach [Stacy] Searels, and Coach [Mike] Bobo came up today," said Marlon Brown on Wednesday night. "They were probably here from 4pm to 7pm CT. They hung out for a while."

Hanging out is exactly what the UGA coaches and the 6-foot-5, 200 pound receiver did while together.

"We watched th Duke-Wake Forest game and really just talked about life. I called that Wake Forest game too, I said they were going to win. We really just fellowshipped with each other and it was cool."

"We talked about football a little bit, but not much at all. Just general conversation, the basketball game, and things like that. It was just a relaxed visit."

Don't let the sound of that fool you. Even though UGA was not pressuring Brown to commit or not telling him that they love him every few minutes, he knows how much he is wanted by those in Athens.

"Georgia doesn't pressure me at all and I know that they really want me down there, so I like how they are doing things," explained the five-star receiver.


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"They don't have to do all that to show me because I already know. They are laid back coaches and that is cool."

Mark Richt made his visit to the Brown home earlier this month, so the Memphis (TN) star will not see the UGA head coach again before signing day, but they have stayed in touch over the phone.

"I actually talked to Coach Richt today and we talk about once every week. He says a lot of the same things as the other coaches do and he is a real cool guy. They are all just laid back and good people. I like Coach Richt a lot."

So what about UGA? Brown likes Richt a lot, so what about the University of Georgia?

"They are up there with the rest of them (Florida, Ohio State, Ole Miss, and Tennessee). They are all still even, but I hope to have my mind made up by next Tuesday morning. I will take my visit to Tennessee, then come home and talk to my grandmother and my coaches about everything. I am not sure when I will know, but I think I could know Tuesday morning."

If not Tuesday, then he will for certain on Wednesday. Brown will make his decision inside the gym at Harding Academy live on ESPNU at 2:45pm CT (3:45pm ET) and he'll be ready.

"I am both excited and nervous about signing day, but I am ready to do it," he said. "It will be a hard decision, but I will be ready."

When Georgia left Brown Wednesday night, they showed again that they cared about him as a person, not just as a recruit.

"When they walked out, they said, if you come to Georgia, that is great, if not, we still love you."


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