Smael Mondon
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Smael Mondon Jr.
Inside Linebacker
6'3" | 220 lbs | Jr.
Dallas, Georgia
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Georgia football expected to produce double-digit NFL draft prospects once …
No program has produced more NFL draft picks over the past three cycles than the Georgia football program. And the Bulldogs are likely to add to that haul once again in the …
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Georgia football practice report: Several key Bulldogs dealing with new …
ATHENS — Georgia coach Kirby Smart often talks about the importance of managing injuries during the month of August, as the Bulldogs usually conduct their most strenuous …
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Kirby Smart details how he challenges Jamon Dumas-Johnson, Smael Mondon
Georgia’s inside linebacker room is brimming with talent. So much so, that the Bulldogs were able to pace one inside linebacker on each Preseason All-SEC Team.
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Kirby Smart updates injury status of Smael Mondon, Branson Robinson and …
NASHVILLE — Georgia head coach Kirby Smart provided injury updates on a number of players when speaking with reporters at the 2023 SEC Media Days.
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Kirby Smart explains Rara Thomas absence, injury update on Branson …
ATHENS — GEorgia knew coming into Saturday’s spring game that it would be without a number of key contributors. Mykel Williams, Kendall Milton and Pearce Spurlin were all out …
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How Georgia football veterans look to go from good to great during spring …
Welcome to Good Day, UGA, your one-stop shop for Georgia football news and takes. Check us out every weekday morning for everything you need to know about Georgia football, …
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Spring practice shows what most obvious strengths are for Georgia football
Welcome to Good Day, UGA, your one-stop shop for Georgia football news and takes. Check us out every weekday morning for everything you need to know about Georgia football, …
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Smael Mondon raves about CJ Allen, Raylen Wilson: ‘Everything you want in …
ATHENS — Smael Mondon recognizes that new Georgia linebackers CJ Allen and Raylen Wilson are a different breed.
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Georgia football leading returning tackler Smael Mondon adds 10 to 15 …
ATHENS — Georgia insider linebacker Smael Mondon has gained 15 pounds since the end of last season.
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Report: NFL team targets Georgia Co-Defensive Coordinator Glenn Schumann
Kirby Smart knows better than anyone that one byproduct of having great success is that other teams and programs will come looking to hire his staff members.
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Brock Bowers forgoes collective, passes on hundreds of thousands of …
MOBILE, Ala. — It’s a safe bet Brock Bowers will be at the center of the Georgia offense next season regardless of who the coordinator or quarterback turn out to be.
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An early projection of Georgia football’s 2023 defensive depth chart
Last offseason, the Georgia defense heard all about how it would have to replace a generational unit. The members of the 2022 defense proved more than capable as they helped …
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Jamon Dumas-Johnson makes it clear stats don’t matter for UGA defense: …
ATLANTA — Georgia inside linebackers Jamon Dumas-Johnson and Smael Mondon had massive shoes to step into for the 2022 season. Gone at the inside linebacker position was 2021 …
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Georgia defenders share how they plan to ‘rattle’ Ohio State quarterback …
Smael Mondon didn’t see the comparison that his teammate Zion Logue was making. The Georgia defensive lineman had been asked how Ohio State quarterback CJ Stroud stacks up to …
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Early returns matter for 2023 Georgia football recruiting class: ‘This is …
ATHENS — Kearis Jackson looked around his locker and noted he had three new faces around him. Those would be incoming freshmen Anthony Evans, Yazeed Haynes and Tyler …
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Recruiting battles add extra intrigue to Georgia football-Ohio State …
Welcome to Good Day, UGA, your one-stop shop for Georgia football news and takes. Check us out every weekday morning for everything you need to know about Georgia football, …
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CJ Allen: Recent visitor breaks down ‘perfect’ Georgia football official …
Want to attack every day with the latest Georgia football recruiting info? That’s the Intel. This rep has the latest with LB target CJ Allen of Lamar County High in …
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Georgia football G-Day freshmen report: Red 28, Black 23
DawgNation will offer this report after every 2021 game which focuses on the freshmen who played and what they did.  It will just be radically different for this fall. The …
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ESPN makes curious choice for UGA’s ‘most intriguing newcomer’
When Georgia beat out the likes of Auburn, LSU and Tennessee to land 5-star 2021 linebacker Smael Mondon, it was seen as a big win. At 6-foot-3 and 220 pounds, Mondon has …
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Georgia football: DawgNation’s ultimate 2021 recruiting class yearbook
Want to attack every day with the latest Georgia football recruiting info? That’s what the Intel brings. This entry takes a good look back at the 2021 recruiting cycle for …
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Georgia’s No. 3-ranked 2021 class hits needs, more work and attrition ahead
ATHENS — Kirby Smart said he knows he’s supposed to say Georgia football met all of its needs with Wednesday’s haul of 20 early signees, but the head coach knows that might …
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Early Signing Day: Georgia football recruiting 2021 signees, commitments, …
The Early Signing Period is officially here, as it is the first day that 2021 recruiting prospects can sign with respective schools. Below you can find information on the …
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Smael Mondon, 5-star 2021 linebacker, officially signs with Georgia …
There are few prospects in the country more athletic than 5-star prospect Smael Mondon. And the uber-talented Georgia native will officially be playing his college ball with …
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Georgia football: Checking in on the verified signing ceremonies on early …
Want to attack every day with the latest UGA football recruiting info? That’s what the Intel brings. This entry charts the timeline for Georgia’s 2021 commits and remaining …
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Smael Mondon Jr. adds to staggering number of 5-stars who chose to play …
Want to attack every day with the latest UGA football recruiting info? That’s what the Intel brings. This entry puts a focus on the staggering amount of 5-star recruits who …
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What social media is saying following Smael Mondon’s UGA commitment
It was another big day on the recruiting trail for Georgia and head coach Kirby Smart as they landed a commitment from 5-star linebacker Smael Mondon Jr.
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BREAKING: 5-star LB Smael Mondon Jr. makes his college decision
DALLAS — Smael Mondon’s locker told dropped a big hint long before his public commitment ever did. A recent visit to his locker revealed not one, not two, but three edits of …
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Smael Mondon Jr: Previewing a big 5-star decision on Wednesday
Want to attack every day with the latest UGA football recruiting info? That’s what the Intel brings. This entry offers a preview for the 5-star commitment decision from …
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WATCH: 2021 Georgia football recruiting season appears to be kicking into …
That. Escalated. Quickly. For. Georgia football recruiting.
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Smael Mondon: Nation’s No. 1 LB breaks down his final five and pending …
Want to attack every day with the latest UGA football recruiting info? That’s what the Intel brings. This entry recaps a recent conversation with 5-star ILB recruiting target …
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Georgia football ‘LBU’ hype video the latest public push to appeal to …
Georgia has had no problem developing linebackers in recent years. A video put out by a number of coaches and former players highlights just the amount of success Georgia has …
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Georgia football: How is the 2021 in-state recruiting going so far?
Want to attack every day with the latest UGA football recruiting info? That’s what the Intel brings. This entry takes a quick look at how the Bulldogs are recruiting the …
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HEDGES: 3 ways the lack of campus visits have also helped Georgia football …
Tony Grimes, the 5-star Virginia CB, chose North Carolina earlier this week. Elite pass rusher Dallas Turner opted to roll with the Tide the very next day.
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Georgia football: Checking in on 4 big summer recruiting storylines
Want to attack every day with the latest UGA football recruiting info? That’s what the Intel brings. This entry will cover some ground of what DawgNation deems to be the four …
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HEDGES: The rival programs looming as the big hurdles for Georgia …
The most recent installment of DawgNation’s “Before the Hedges” weekly live recruiting program called to attention the five biggest programs in the way for the best possible …
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Where Georgia football 2021 recruiting commitments and targets rank after …
In the past month, all of ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports have provided updates to their recruiting rankings, even as the NCAA has halted visits and camps across the country. The …
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Smael Mondon: Decrypting that recent tweet from the 5-star UGA target
Want to attack every day with the latest UGA football recruiting info? That’s what the Intel brings. This entry details a narrowing of the recruiting timeline for 5-star …
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How Georgia football is getting creative in its recruitment of crucial …
Welcome to Good Day, UGA, your one-stop shop for Georgia football news and takes. Check us out every weekday morning for everything you need to know about Georgia football, …
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Georgia recruiting: Lists for elite OLs Amarius Mims and Micah Morris …
Editor’s Note: DawgNation will publish a periodic snapshot during each Georgia recruiting cycle which gauges where the Bulldogs are as a class. Consider it an early April …
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After landing another in-state commitment, QB Brock Vandagriff declares a …
Georgia now has four commitments in the 2021 class after landing a pledge from 4-star defensive end Jonathan Jefferson. All four of those commitments hail from the state of …
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Following Marlin Dean commitment, here’s a look at Georgia football’s top …
Georgia landed its third commitment of the 2021 recruiting cycle on Friday as the Bulldogs secured the services of Marlin Dean.
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Nation’s No. 2 LB Smael Mondon Jr. sees ‘national championship’ future for …
Want to attack every day with the latest UGA football recruiting info? That’s what the Intel brings. This entry introduces the DawgNation Daily reader to 5-star LB Smael …
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