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Georgia Recruiting: Jay Rome And Malcolm Mitchell Join Scott-Wesley, Seay In Crowded Receiver Class

You've already read about the decisions of blue-chippers Jay Rome and Malcolm Mitchell to try their hands at catching Aaron Murray's passes for the next few years; here's the rest of Georgia's substantial incoming class of receivers. The Dawgs may or may not be able to fill A.J. Green's shoes, but they won't lack for people who are willing to try.

The headliner of the class: Justin Scott-Wesley (6'1", 210 pounds), a four-star prospect from Mitchell County High School in Camilla, Georgia. Scott-Wesley's blazing speed (he runs a 4.4-second 40 and is a candidate for Georgia's track team) could make him the kind of field-stretching deep threat the Dawgs are bound to miss once A.J. Green leaves campus for good, but don't be surprised to see him getting some early looks as a kick returner, too. The one area he could stand to improve: precision in his route-running.

The Dawgs may have another deep threat in North Paulding High School's Chris Conley (6'3", 180). He needs to add some bulk to improve his tackle-breaking ability, but there are no concerns about his hands; he has the skills to provide a potent weapon either at the corners or over the middle. The potential sleeper of the class: Sanford Seay (6'2", 198), who hails from Leesburg, Georgia. Seay has the speed to match Scott-Wesley and Conley -- a reported 4.4-second time in the 40, and a 10.78 in the 100-meter dash -- and initial concerns about his ability to qualify academically seem to have died down in recent weeks.

Georgia has commitments from a number of players with high school experience on both sides of the ball; two of them look like locks to play in the defensive backfield at Georgia, but Rossville athlete Devin Bowman (6'0", 175) doesn't have a designated position just yet. Bowman played everything from running back to wide receiver to cornerback at Ridgeland High School; most of his time was spent on defense, but he's still earned raves for his hands, as well as for strength that belies his wiry frame. Wherever Mark Richt decides to put him, he could turn out to be the most versatile player on the Dawgs' 2011 commit list.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.