Georgia Bulldogs news: Last 2023 commit signs NLI, son of Bulldog legend gets offer, more

American running back Kenny McIntosh of Georgia (6) Mandatory Credit: Vasha Hunt-USA TODAY Sports
American running back Kenny McIntosh of Georgia (6) Mandatory Credit: Vasha Hunt-USA TODAY Sports /

Heading into the weekend here’s all the Georgia Bulldog news from the last 24 hours, staring with a positive recruiting headline. 

The only Georgia Bulldogs commit who hadn’t signed as of the end of National Singing Day was three-star offensive lineman, Jamal Meriweather. That has now been remedied, as the former UCF commit has now signed his NLI and is officially a Dawg.

Georgia men’s basketball head coach Mike White has offered a scholarship to Jacob Wilkins, the son of former Georgia and NBA legend Dominique Wilkins. Part of the class of 2025, Wilkins attends and plays for Parkview High School in Lilburn, Georgia. It would be great to see another Wilkins take the court at Stegeman Coliseum.

The Georgia baseball team will wear helmet stickers to honor the late former coach Steve Webber, who passed away in November. Webber won over 500 games as the Bulldogs baseball coach and was the winningest coach in school history.

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The Georgia women’s basketball team dropped a heartbreaker in overtime to No. 3 LSU, 82-77. The loss drops the 15-9 Lady Bulldogs to 4-6 in SEC play. Their next game will be on Sunday Feb. 5 on the road against Vanderbilt

Georgia has four players in this year’s Reese’s Senior Bowl, and they are all turning heads during this week’s practices. The Senior Bowl will be played on Saturday, February 4, at Hancock Whitney Stadium on the University of South Alabama campus.

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NCAA President Mark Emmert is stepping down from his post this month. The often embattled collegiate sports leader said that with all the changes going on in college sports that it’s “a good time to make a change at the leadership level, too.”

Some coaches at both the college and high school level, as well as SEC commissioner Greg Sankey, are calling for a change to the recruiting and transfer portal schedule. One coach said the current December calendar is “total chaos”.

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