Georgia Football: One OL Transferring Out, Another Coming In

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The Georgia football team did a little flip-flopping at offensive line this week, with one redshirt freshman announcing his intent to transfer and another JUCO transfer coming in.

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This week redshirt freshman Josh Cardiello announced he would be transferring to Chattanooga, an FCS level school. Given Georgia’s depth on the offensive line, it was apparent to Cardiello he wasn’t going to get the playing him he hoped for when signing with the Bulldogs.

A former 3-star prospect out of Buford, Ga. Cardiello redshirted in 2013 and saw action in only one game during the 2014 season.

“Josh and I have discussed his situation,” head coach Mark Richt said in a statement via NBC Sports. “He likes Georgia but felt it would be in his best interest to transfer in order to have a better opportunity for playing time. I certainly understand and wish him nothing but the best.”

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But Brian Schottenheimer’s offensive line won’t be losing any depth, as former Georgia signee and now JUCO transfer DeVondre Seymour has enrolled at Georgia, per a report from 247 Sports.

Seymour, who is the adopted son and biological nephew of former Georgia standout Richard Seymour, signed with the Bulldogs in 2013, but needed to go the JUCO route to become academically eligible. It was thought he might enroll this past January, but was still completing coursework at Hinds Community College.

Coming in as a 6’6, 315-pound tackle formerly out of North Gwinnett High School in Suwanee, Ga., Seymour will be a welcome addition to the rotation on this experienced Georgia line, with three years of eligibility remaining.

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