10 Biggest Georgia Recruiting Busts of the Mark Richt Era

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Sep 28, 2013; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs safety Tray Matthews (28) tackles LSU Tigers wide receiver Odell Beckham (3) during the second half at Sanford Stadium. Georgia defeated LSU 44-41. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

No. 3: Tray Matthews

Year – 2013
Position – Defensive Back
Why he’s a bust – Discipline Issues/Dismissed

Part of what ended up being a terribly unstable group of recruits in 2013, Matthews had all the makings of a top safety and could have become a Georgia legend, but like so many others that year his lack of self-control was his undoing.

He was part of a group of players arrested for double-dipping stipend checks, and then was eventually dismissed by Richt for undisclosed reasons. The former 5-star standout out of Newnan, Ga. is now at Auburn, following the footsteps of a number of former prized recruits who didn’t have the mental makeup to play by the rules.

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