Seth Emerson writes a few hundred words on the current state of Georgia’s offensive line and the right tackle position in particular, complete with quotes from Friend, without a single mention of Xzavier Ward.
“Jeremy is a genuine guy, and a down-to-earth guy … so sure, coaches like him,” Richt said. “They’re going to love Ekeler, and Rocker is an Atlanta guy. He’s a Georgia guy who went to high school to Atlanta. He’s got a tremendous reputation, and people have a lot of respect for Rocker.
“So we absolutely strengthened ourselves in this area of recruiting.” -- Mark Richt, AJ-C, 3/4/14