UGA coaches were happy that the son of boxing great Evander Holyfield committed to the Bulldogs on Friday.
Elijah Holyfield, a 4-star running back from Woodward Academy, picked UGA over Auburn and Alabama.
Here’s the emotional reaction to the Holyfield news on Twitter from UGA’s coaches:
BOOM! Great day to be a Dawg! #CommitToTheG
— Mark Richt (@MarkRicht) September 4, 2015
— Brian Schottenheimer (@CoachSchottyUGA) September 4, 2015
Let me go with my Snoop Dogg voice for this one…."And that's realer than Real Deal………" you already know the rest. #NuthinButaGThang
— John Lilly (@Coach_JLilly) September 4, 2015
— Kevin Sherrer (@CoachSherrerUGA) September 4, 2015
— Todd Hartley (@coach_thartley) September 4, 2015