Georgia football defensive back enters transfer portal to move closer to home

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Georgia backup defensive back Divaad Wilson has entered his name in the transfer portal.

ATHENS — Georgia football has a surplus of talented defensive backs, 15 on scholarship, so it didn’t come as much of a surprise to see one of them enter into the transfer portal.

Divaad Wilson, a 6-0, 195-pound redshirt sophomore from Miami, Fla., announced Monday on Twitter he’s entering his name into the transfer portal to be closer to home.


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Georgia’s preseason roster reflected 89 scholarship athletes — a number that has to be down to 85 by the start of fall classes on Aug. 20.

The Bulldogs have a great deal of talent returning in the secondary, with three of four starters back in addition to top-rated incoming freshman Kelee Ringo.

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The competition figures to be intense at the Star position with senior Mark Webb returning.

Sophomore Tyrique Stevenson and Ringo are other players who could push for time at the position Wilson was playing at Georgia.

Wilson’s signature moment with the Bulldogs came against the Irish when he intercepted a pass. He had 24 tackles over the course of the season.

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A social media artist, Wilson is known for his creative videos, often featuring himself dancing.

Wilson was a 4-star prospect coming out of Northwestern High School in Miami.

Here’s an updated look at how the Georgia secondary scholarship players (15) break down by class:


Star Mark Webb

S Richard LeCounte

CB D.J. Daniel

RS Juniors

Star William Poole

CB Eric Stokes

CB Ameer Speed

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