Notebook: Out-of-State Targets

The state of Georgia is not the only place UGA recruits. A lot of talent across the country has caught Georgia's attention and they are going after some of the best. Take a look at some of the new out-of-state targets here.

The Dawgs want the best of the best and not all of them will come from their own backyard, so they are targeting some of the best nationwide.

Here is a Recruiting Notebook breaking down dome of their out-of-state targets.

Dickson's Offered as a Fullback

The Dawgs have now targeted one of the best in Mississippi. Travis Dickson picked up an offer from UGA late last week and he was excited about the news.

The Ocean Springs star is a tough athlete with a lot of football savvy. He can do so much, but the Dawgs are recruiting him strictly as a fullback. The 6-foot-3, 230 pound athlete runs a 4.66 in the 40 yard dash and he can block, run, and catch.

Florida State offered him recently as well and he also holds offers from LSU, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, and Tennessee.

His brother Richard Dickson plays for LSU, but Travis says that will not factor into his decision and that the odds may be a little higher at this time that he goes to a different school other than playing along side his brother on the next level.

Georgia's Stacy Searels is the one that offered Dickson the scholarship and Dickson likes the Dawgs early. He was in Baton Rouge last fall when UGA knocked off LSU on a Saturday afternoon.

He likes the Dawgs style of play and he thinks he could fit right in at fullback/H-Back in their offense.

UGA Offers California Safety

The University of Georgia extended an offer to Sean Park of Harbor City (CA) Narbonne the week before last.

This 5-foot-10, 175 pound safety is one of the best on the west coast at his position. He has close to 20 offers now including schools like Notre Dame and USC.

He has become a National recruit and his coach says he will look at schools across the country. Narbonne Recruiting Coordinator Byron Moore, Jr. said Parker was excited about the Georgia offer and that now he will look to find out more about the Dawgs.

Parker does not have an early list of favorites.

Georgia Offers and Leads for FLA RB

Eduardo Clements picked up a written offer from Georgia about 10 days ago and since then Georgia has moved to the top of his list.

He has 16 offers from mainly schools in the ACC and SEC and UGA is above all at this time.

The 5-foot-11, 185 pound back out of Booker T. Washington has talked with Georgia RB Coach Bryan McClendon a couple of times and Offenseiv Coordinator Mike Bobo as well since the offer. Those conversations have led to him naming the Dawgs as his leader.

There is still a long way to go for Clements and he grew up loving the Florida State Seminoles, so if they offer, watch out, but UGA has put themselves into contention early.

He likes what McClendon and Bobo said about how they would use him. His father is also a fan of what Georgia is about because he helped his son come up with his top five with Georgia on top.

Clements says he would like to visit Athens this summer.

Louisiana DE gets Offer

Tennessee, Nebraska, and LSU have officially offered Jordan Allen in writing and he expects his written offer from Georgia this week.

The 6-foot-6, 252 pound defensive end with a high motor picked up a verbal offer from UGA last week and they requested his transcripts so they could extend an official offer this week.

He is out of West Monroe, one of the most prestigious high schools in all of Louisiana and he is on UGA's radar. He is on UGA's radar, but is UGA on his?

LSU leads big for this one, but he says he will give Georgia a chance. He says UGA has been showing a lot of attention through the mail and that he would like to visit them if the opportunity is there.

He was in Baton Rouge this past weekend for Junior Day and he loved it. Allen has been around LSU all his life, so it will be very difficult for Georgia to pull this one away from Les Miles.

They are giving it a shot, so they have a chance, but it does not look likely at this time.

An Offer Goes Out to Tennessee Star

Georgia pulled Austin Long and Marlon Brown out of Tennessee in 2009, so now they are going after one of the best in 2010.

Offensive lineman James Stone is out of Maplewood Comp High School in Nashville and he has a small tie to UGA there. His head coach is Ralph Thompson, a former defensive back for the Dawgs, so he has told his star player a little about the UGA program.

At this time, Stone has between 10-15 offers and his latest two written offers are from Georgia and Auburn. He received verbal offers last week from FSU, Michigan, and Syracuse as well.

Stone is a 6-foot-4, 300 pound OL that can play inside or outside on the next level. He says most schools like him as a tackle right now, but he has been talked to about each position.

His top conference is the SEC and he feels that is where the best competition is and that helps Georgia. Stone is in no rush to trim his list or commit, so he is just taking his time, and watching the offers roll in.

Interest in UGA is there and he likes what he knows about them at this time. He has not been to Athens before, but he says he would like to visit them this summer or in the fall.

Stone is strong academically also with a 3.75 GPA and a 28 on the ACT.

Five-Star Kansas ATH is a UGA Target

Justin McCay is a 6-foot-3.5, 200 pound receiver out of Bishop Miege in Shawnee Mission and he is one of the best on Scout.com.

He was named an early five-star and he has reeled in over 20 scholarship offers. McCay has all the tools to be an elite wideout on the next level and schools have recognized that.

Georgia is one of his more recent offers and he is doing some research on UGA. He says local schools like Kansas, Kansas State, and Missouri are on him hard and he is being pressured to stay close to home, but he says that he will look nationally to find the best school for him.

Mike Bobo made a trip out to Bishop Miege in January and that stands out to McCay. He feels he should give Georgia a look since they traveled to Kansas to check on him.

He does not know a lot about the Dawgs yet, but he says he has talked to them a couple of times and he is doing some research on them.

The five-star does not have top five or anything yet, but he plans to name a list of favorites late in the summer after he takes visit.


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