Bulldogs recruiting well in Tar Heel state 

June, 4, 2013
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ATHENS, Ga. -- The Tar Heel state has been good to the University of Georgia. Many fans need to look no further than the dynamic tailback tandem of Todd Gurley and Keith Marshall to see what type of impact North Carolina prep stars can have between the hedges.

Over the last four seasons the Bulldogs have only averaged just over two players from North Carolina, but from 2005-08, the previous four years, Georgia averaged six players from across the border.

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Players such as Dannell Ellerbe, Mohamed Massaquoi, Daniel Inman, Trinton Sturdivant and Kenneth Harris helped Georgia to a 40-12 record over that span. In 2010, when the Bulldogs only had one player from North Carolina, the team went 6-7. Of course that was just coincidence, but with the amount of talent available there, Georgia need not be in that position again.

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