What Georgia adding West Virginia transfer Tykee Smith could mean for secondary

ATHENS — Georgia football has needs in a reloading secondary, and Kirby Smart believes West Virginia transfer Tykee Smith will help fill at least one of them.

The 5-foot-10, 198-pound Smith — a third-team All-American and honorable mention All-Big 12 selection last season — is likely being brought in to win a job at safety or the Star.

Smart said he would go to the transfer portal if the Bulldogs had an area of need and were in search of more experience.

“It’s not hard to look and see where you lost players when you look at the Pro Day we had and you look at the upcoming draft,” Smart said, referring to the five departing Bulldogs’ defensive backs who are expected to be selected in the 2021 NFL Draft.

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