2012 NFL Draft Background Checks – Orson Charles, TE, Georgia

Pop in some tape on former Georgia tight end Orson Charles and it’s easy to see why teams looking for a tight end would be intrigued. He’s somewhat undersized, but he’s also an athletic playmaker from the tight end position that was able to consistently stretch the field against SEC defenses (caught 94 passes for 1370 yards & 10 TDs in his three year career). In a league where...
Via Optimum Scouting
March 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia Pro Day: Orson Charles Stil Has Plenty to Prove

After busting out the gate with 35 reps of 225-lbs, at the NFL Combine, Orson Charles' fell a little short of expectations by making the decision not to run the 40. While many felt it was a poor move by Charles, the truth is his speed was never going to be in question. Most people expect Charles to run around a 4.5 40. His ability to stretch the field and offer value as a big, athletic...
Via The Lady Sportswriter
March 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia Football: What ABout Orson Charles?

Was it just me or did Orson Charles look a little frustrated seeing Tavarres King snag 205-yards as Aaron Murray's principle target while he languished in double and triple coverages from the Michigan State secondary? It was obvious that he wasn't going to get many looks after Murray kept keying in on King—a move that ultimately would contribute to his two interceptions—and that...
Via The Lady Sportswriter
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia Bulldogs: Why Orson Charles Might Enter the NFL Draft in 2012

Orson Charles, the talented tight end out of Plant High School in Tampa, Fl, signed with the Georgia Bulldogs in 2009 and instantly became an impact player. His quickness off the line, ability to catch passes over the middle, and undeniable athleticsim transformed him into one of the best at his position—both in the SEC and the NCAA—so it should not have come as a surprise that he...
Via The Lady Sportswriter
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Dawgs Defense Controls Ole Miss, Leads to 27-13 Win

              The Georgia Bulldogs successfully kicked off their four straight SEC games today, defeating the Ole Miss Rebels 27-13 at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. The scoring for the Bulldogs started with a 36 yard field goal by Blair Walsh with 6:52 left in the 1st quarter, giving Georgia the early 3-0 lead. Following a three-and-out by the Rebels impotent offense, Aaron Murray and...
Via isportsweb.com
September 25, 2011  |  Discuss

Top Recruit Wilder Picks FSU

Count me among the skeptical who didn't read too much into the report that James Wilder Jr., the freakishly talented LB/RB from Plant High School, was on his way to play for the University of Georgia in 2011. For the last several weeks, the message boards and chatter surrounding this young man from Tampa was that he was much more likely to end up in Tallahassee than Athens. Sure...
Via The Lady Sportswriter
August 18, 2010  |  Discuss

College Football News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Yardbarker Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

There is no more waiting around for a QB in the NFL Draft

The 'How sweet it is!' quiz

Winners & losers from the NCAA Tournament's opening rounds

Sports & Politics Intersect: Presidential sports coverage from coast-to-coast

The 'Braves new world' quiz

NHL Weekender: Kings, Avs pushing their way into the postseason

Top 10 players at every MLB position for the 2018 season

Jamal Murray's heel turn is exactly what the Nuggets need

The '30 for #30' quiz

Why you should watch this year's NCAA Tournament

For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker