Several of you noted the news that Tramel Walthour has elected to move from the class of 2018 to the class of 2019 by taking a grayshirt.
The 2018 signee was rated as a 3-star prospect coming out of Liberty County High School in Hinesville, Ga., according to 247Sports. At 6-foot-4 and 277 pounds, the defensive tackle already possesses the size necessary to succeed in Kirby Smart’s 3-4 hybrid defense. The rest of 2018 could be an opportunity for Walthour to get even bigger and stronger, which will only help his case once he enrolls.
What’s particularly interesting about the news is that the AJ-C links it to another roster move from last week.
The move by the Bulldogs was needed after adding Notre Dame grad transfer Jay Hayes to the roster last week. That created an issue with Georgia’s scholarship numbers. In order to get under the 85-scholarship limit, Walthour was asked to take a grayshirt. His love for Georgia prevailed, and he accepted.
Sounds like the roster numbers may be a little tighter than some of us thought. Good thing Walthour is in love with Georgia. Meanwhile, the sausage making continues apace.