Want to attack every day with the latest UGA football recruiting info? That’s what the Intel brings at least four days a week. The play sheet today calls for a recap on the just-completed official visit made to UGA by 5-star receiver Jadon Haselwood.
Jadon Haselwood was able to finish his recruiting visit process this weekend. The program he was committed to for approximately 20 months got the last one.
That bodes well for the Bulldogs under head coach Kirby Smart. Usually.
Jadon Haselwood plans to sit down with his family on Tuesday and map out his college decision. He will sign on Dec. 19, announce that choice on Jan. 5 from the All-American Bowl and then report as a midyear enrollee to the school of his choice after that. (Jadon Haselwood/Instagram)
How did the visit go? DawgNation briefly quizzed his mentor Darrin Hood about the trip.
“Great visit,” Hood told DawgNation. “Had a chance to learn more about UGA than what we already knew. [We] like that they’re expanding the training facility.”
Talks have been ongoing for UGA to upgrade its current setup to include a new multi-purpose facility which will include offices and a new state-of-the-art-for-the-SEC weight room.
Look for the Bulldogs to also try to include a new training table and dining area for its athletes in that future facility.
Those plans are in the works but have yet to be formalized or approved by the University of Georgia Athletic Association.
That said, it is a good sign the progress on that front appears clear enough to warrant mentioning it to high-profile recruits on their officials.
Hood has been with Haselwood on almost every recruiting trip. He was with him in Athens over the weekend.
What did UGA show Jadon Haselwood?
How does UGA plan to use the nation’s No. 1 prospect at WR on the 247Sports composite ratings? That was covered in detail this weekend.
Rival schools in this recruitment had been much more transparent with Haselwood about how he would fit into their offenses and their schemes.
Jadon Haselwood now plans to sort through his college decision on Tuesday with his family. (Jeff Sentell/DawgNation)
Haselwood has told DawgNation that UGA had not put much on the board or projector screen in the past about that.
He basically summarized those talks as being told he would be an “X receiver”.
It might have been because of the fact that Haselwood was a long-time commit for almost 20 months. Those other recruiting peers had to really show him something to turn his head.
Well, the Bulldogs did show him how they planned to use him on that trip.
“Yeah, they did,” Hood said to acknowledge the
Jadon Haselwood posed with UGA staffer Evan Miller and quarterbacks coach James Coley during his official visit this weekend. He’s also holding a UGA copy of the 1982 Heisman Trophy won by Herschel Walker. (Darrin Hood/Instagram)
Bulldogs gave a detailed plan on how he would fit into the offense. “And this will be a tough decision but he’s still weighing all his options.”
The photo opp in the black jersey with the Heisman Trophy also had to help, too.
Hood even weighed in on where the visit ranked among his trips to UGA. He did so and then also paid a compliment to a current member of the Georgia staff.
It appears that both longtime recruiter James Coley and first-year receivers coach Cortez Hankton loom large for the Bulldogs.
“This was right near the top for all the visits I’ve been on with him and the impact Coach Hankton has had with the receivers has been tremendous,” Hood relayed to DawgNation.
It was also noteworthy to see how the Bulldogs created a poster that included Haselwood’s state championship with Cedar Grove that paid tribute to his lost friend Trevon Richardson.