Buried under the hype and hoopla of UGA-Notre Dame this week was video of a nasty block by Bulldogs offensive lineman Cade Mays.
Some feel that Mays, a 6-foot-6, 310-pound sophomore, may be the MVP of Georgia’s offensive line so far this season after playing three different positions in three games.
A few even think he may be just as talented as UGA left tackle Andrew Thomas, a surefire future NFL first-rounder (we’ll wait until the Bulldogs go through the heart of the SEC schedule to analyze that).
One thing for sure: Mays, who always seems to have a smile during interviews, is ruthless on the football field.
ESPN’s Cole Cubelic tweeted out this clip of Mays from last week’s game against Arkansas State. If you see someone flying around the middle of the field, that’s who Mays is blocking/pounding. And watch how Mays finishes the play. Can an offensive lineman get two pancake blocks on the same person on the same play? Scary.
Mays is from Knoxville, Tenn., and signed with UGA after originally committing to Tennessee. His father played for the Volunteers, and his younger brother is headed to Rocky Top to play football next season.
No. 3-ranked UGA plays host to No. 7 Notre Dame at 8 p.m. Sunday. After an off week, the Bulldogs resume the season against Tennessee on Oct. 5.
— Cole Cubelic (@colecubelic) September 17, 2019