OL Tyrone Crowder likes UGA vibe 

July, 14, 2012
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Tyrone Crowder (Rockingham, N.C./Richmond), the No. 1 prospect in North Carolina, was in Athens Friday, but not for Dawg Night. The 6-foot-2, 325-pound offensive lineman target left in the afternoon to travel to Auburn, but his time on campus left a good impression on Crowder.

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Tom Hauck for ESPN.comESPN 150 lineman Tyrone Crowder visited UGA on Friday and said he felt wanted in Athens.
“My visit to Georgia was awesome,” Crowder said. “I got to talk to Coach [Mark] Richt, visit around the campus, and check out the dorms and academic center.”

The Under Armour All-American spent a lot of time with the Bulldogs’ head coach, and he had glowing things to say about both Richt and offensive line coach Will Friend.

“Coach Richt is a great coach and a great person,” Crowder said. “He told pretty much his life story and things about UGA. I enjoyed it. Coach Friend is a great, down to earth, upfront type of guy.”

The No. 97 prospect in the country left Athens with little doubt that he is wanted ‘between the hedges.’


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