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If you thought tweeting recruits was weird, the Georgia Bulldog faithful just took creepy to a new level by calling a recruit. According the AJC:
The ill-advised contact between the “fan” and the prospect, and the story behind it, instantly went viral on Twitter, and ignited heated discussions on a UGA team website and Rivals.com’s national message boards. It also created some speculation that UGA may have to report an NCAA secondary violation — even though UGA appeared to have nothing to do with the phone call, and the unidentified person claiming to be a UGA fan may be a fan of another school.
Apparently UGA compliance is aware of the situation and says that no NCAA violations occurred. Recruiting is a weird weird game. Fans can act like idiots. Recruits pull out live animals when they commit and adult men pay hundreds of dollars per year to see if a 17 year old kid will join their alma mater. Sounds like a bad episode of “To Catch A Predator” with Chris Hansen.
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In today’s social media world, it’s not uncommon to hear about the occasional fan or two hitting up the Twitter or Facebook to give a recruit some encouragement about attending their favorite institution. By the same token, people have all but forgotten what a telephone is, how it is useful, and how instantaneous contact can [...]
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2011 Record: 10-4 (7-1 in SEC)
Head Coach: Mark Richt (106-38 at UGA; 60-28 in SEC)
Four Year Trend: 8.5 wins, 4.75 losses overall; 5 wins, 3 losses in SEC
Last Bowl Game: 2011 season Outback Bowl: lost to Mich St 33-30 3OT
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Out of Conference: 9/1 vs Buffalo, 9/15 vs FAU, 11/17 vs Georgia Southern, 11...
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