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Isaiah Wynn was even better than we thought
Isaiah Wynn has been good to his quarterbacks.
Georgia fans gained a new appreciation for Wynn over the course of the 2017 season. He anchored the line from left tackle and made himself a top NFL draft prospect in the process. But Wynn was dominating opponents well before he moved to tackle as a senior.
According to stats released by Pro Football Focus, Wynn was nearly impenetrable against pass rushers during his four-year stint in Athens. In 1,104 pass-blocking snaps at both guard and tackle since 2014, Wynn allowed just 4 sacks, 2 hits and 20 quarterback hurries.
Wynn figures to go in the first or second round of the NFL draft this April. Although he was excellent at tackle his senior year, his future is likely at guard because of his size (6-foot-2, 300). Regardless of the position he plays, if he can manage to pass block in the NFL as well as he did in college, he’ll have a long pro career ahead of him.
1,104 pass blocking snaps by Isaiah Wynn (at guard and tackle) since 2014.
4 sacks allowed;
2 hits allowed;
20 hurries allowed pic.twitter.com/BFKPiGafCz
— Pro Football Focus (@PFF) March 25, 2018
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Former UGA football equipment manager arrested
Former UGA football equipment manager Kevin Purvis was arrested Friday and charged with four felonies and a misdemeanor. Three of the felonies are for illegal eavesdropping or surveillance. Purvis stands accused of using a hidden camera to film at least one individual using the shower at Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall. UGA officials notified police of the camera on Feb. 27, and Purvis was fired during the ensuing investigation.
“As soon as it learned of the incident, the Athletic Association notified the University of Georgia Police Department, who began their investigation,” UGA spokesman Claude Felton said in an emailed statement, according to Chip Towers of DawgNation. “The University took immediate action, and the employee was terminated early in the investigation. Based on the findings of the police investigation, no student-athletes were victims in this incident.”
Divaad Wilson reportedly tears ACL
Early enrollee cornerback Divaad Wilson is out after tearing his ACL in practice Saturday, according to a tweet he has since deleted.
Before Wilson’s tweet, Kirby Smart informed the media of an injury but didn’t give any details other than that it was to a “lower extremity.” Although he had only participated in three practices, Wilson impressed Smart, who spoke of his potential as a star (nickel) corner.
“The biggest thing is he’s 190-195 pounds. He’s that Mo Smith, that Aaron Davis, that star-type body. He was picking things up well,” Smart said, according to Seth Emerson of DawgNation. “Again, I don’t want to jump to conclusions, I don’t know. He was down out there. We’ll see if he’s able to come back or not.”
Odds & ends
There was a lot of news to come out of Athens last weekend. Check out these posts from DawgNation to catch up.
- Bacarri Rambo is back with Georgia football program
- Georgia offensive lineman Sam Madden leaving team for medical reasons
- Georgia to assign seating sections on G-Day
- UGA recruiting: 10 things to know about the Nike Atlanta Opening regional
Dawgs on Twitter
— Georgia Baseball (@BaseballUGA) March 25, 2018
— Jake Reuse (@ReuseRecruiting) March 25, 2018
Bubba Watson 🇺🇸 vs. Kevin Kisner 🇺🇸
We’re set for an all-American showdown between two Bulldogs.
— WGC-Dell Match Play (@DellMatchPlay) March 25, 2018
The Birth of Big Air (2010)
Somebody's Excited About The Beach pic.twitter.com/gl28tccVJy
— Humor And Animals (@humorandanimals) March 24, 2018
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