Found August 01, 2014 on The Student Section:
The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported on Thursday that Georgia Tech recruit Kenderius Whitehead will have to sit out this season. Whitehead was considered one of the top incoming defensive ends coming out of JUCO and was originally rated as a four-star prospect when he committed to NC State out of high school. This news by itself would hurt but let’s consider what else has happened to Georgia Tech defensive linemen this off-season… Jabari Hunt-Days- academically ineligible/scholarship rescinded Anthony Williams- transfer after graduation and non-renewal of scholarship Kevin Robbins- transfer Justin Akins- left team Jimmie Kitchen- suspended (expected to transfer) Days was going to be a star and with him gone, Whitehead was expected to be a starter. Tech still has three starters returning but anytime you lose this kind of depth at one position it is concerning and could spell trouble down the line. With the hubub about Paul Johnson’s status this past off-season you have to think ...
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