What late addition of Marcus Washington Jr. means for Georgia football

We had known that Georgia was operating at a deficit when it came to defensive backs. Georgia had just four scholarship cornerbacks this spring and started a walk-on, Dan Jackson, during the team’s spring game.

“We’ve got to get better in the secondary to go where we’re going to go,” Georgia coach Kirby Smart said after the spring game. “We’ve got some guys coming, but we’ve got to get the guys that are here to go to here, and that’s our job as coaches.”

So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Georgia landed some reinforcements on Monday. What was surprising was that the player came from Georgia’s 2023 recruiting class, as opposed to the transfer portal.

Marcus Washington Jr., the top defensive commitment in Georgia’s 2023 recruiting class, announced on Monday that he would be reclassifying to join the 2022 class and enroll at Georgia this summer. Washington Jr., who is the son of former Bulldog Marcus Washington, had been committed to Georgia for just over a year and was the No. 69 overall player in the 2023 recruiting cycle.

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