UGA Senior Jake Ganus Continues to Impress, Joins Spring Award Winners


Georgia linebacker Jake Ganus, the senior transfer from the now defunct UAB program, continues to make a huge impression on coaches this Spring.

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Ganus had an excellent Spring with the Bulldogs, and made an impact on coaches and teammates,  one of the big reason he joined Nick ChubbIsaiah McKenzie and others as one of the Spring award winners.

The Chelsea, Al. native is getting a second chance at Georgia, after UAB shut down their football program following the 2014 season. At a position where the Bulldogs can use some depth, he’s proven to be even more and could challenge for a starting spot this Fall.

Ganus was awarded the Coffee County Hustle Award on defense, presented annually to players showing the most desire during spring drills on both offense and defense. Running back Nick Chubb and Isaiah McKenzie were the offensive winners for 2015.

Per, here is a complete list of the Spring awards winners for 2015:

MVP – Kolton Houston, OT, Buford, Ga.
Coffee County Hustle Award – Nick Chubb, RB, Cedartown, Ga. and Isaiah McKenzie, WR, Miami, Fla.
Most Improved Player – Reggie Davis, FLK, Tallahassee, Fla. and Jay Rome, TE, Valdosta, Ga.
Hugh Hendrix Memorial Award (player who strains his potential) – Brandon Kublanow, OG, Marietta, Ga. and Brendan Douglas, TB, Augusta, Ga.
Outstanding Walk-On – Clay Johnson, FLK, Calhoun, Ga.

Coffee County Hustle Award – Jake Ganus, LB, Chelsea, Ala.
Most Improved Player – Tim Kimbrough, ILB, Indianapolis. Ind.
Hugh Hendrix Memorial Award (player who strains his potential) – Josh Dawson, DE, Tucker, Ga.
Outstanding Walk-On – Aaron Davis, CB, Locust Grove, Ga.

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