Georgia Bulldogs: Oregon State Beavers

The Early Offer is RecruitingNation's regular feature, giving you a daily dose of recruiting in the mornings. Today's offerings: No. 2 offensive tackle David Sharpe was scheduled to announce his decision Thursday, but there’s been a delay; and it’s been a wild, wild week for fans of Pac 12 schools with USC in the national recruiting spotlight and UCLA and California making recruiting waves.


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Georgia quick to offer Watch List RB 

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Many high school prospects are evaluated for months or even years before a college program extends a scholarship offer. Highlights from sophomore seasons are compared to those of junior seasons to see progression and potential. Players who make a name for themselves as juniors are visited as seniors to gauge their possible impact at the next level. And then there are prospects like Joe Mixon (Oakley, Calif./Freedom) for whom the entire process takes three or maybe four days.


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Dawgs sixth in Way-Too-Early Top 25

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Alabama CheerleadersStreeter Lecka/Getty ImagesAlabama, with three of the past four national titles, is No. 1 in the Way-Too-Early Top 25 for 2013.

There are still seven months before the start of the 2013 season, and the teams and their order figure to change frequently, but it's never too early to take a look at the Way-Too-Early Top 25 for 2013.

And with three national championships in the past four years, there's no reason to change the team that's on top. Georgia, with Aaron Murray and a potent offense returning, is No. 6.

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Steven Nelson now set for Oregon State 

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Highly coveted College of the Sequoias (Visalia, Calif.) cornerback Steven Nelson committed Wednesday to play in the Pac-12 for Oregon State, according to multiple reports.

Nelson, a Warner Robins, Ga., native, originally committed to Georgia in February but decommitted from the Bulldogs last month. He officially visited the Beavers in early October.

California, Fresno State, Houston, Middle Tennessee, Missouri, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, Texas Tech, USC and Washington State also extended scholarship offers to the 6-foot-1, 185-pound CB.

He's the second junior college player to select the Beavers for 2013. They have 13 total pledges.

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CB Steven Nelson eager to be home 

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Steven Nelson is looking forward to his last season at College of the Sequoias. A native of Warner Robins, Ga., the 6-foot, 185-pound cornerback and Georgia commitment says that despite the weather in California, he longs to be back in the Peach State. In four months he will get his wish.

“It is an amazing feeling,” Nelson said. “I am just trying to keep my mind of off recruiting and get through these last classes so I can get out of here. I am trying to have as little stress as possible.”

But being a highly sought after juco prospect can make lying low rather difficult. Coaches, reporters, even fans all seem to want part of Nelson’s day.

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