Up & down recruitment done for Turene 

December, 21, 2011
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The roller coaster that has been linebacker Kent Turene’s recruitment appears to finally be done, with the former USC commitment and UGA signee set to enroll next month. But Turene (Fort Lauderdale, Fla./Boyd Anderson) will not be enrolling in Athens.

After he committed to the Trojans the summer before his senior year, Turene was continually pursued by Georgia, which secured a last-minute switch from the four-star prospect on signing day. He was part of a heralded recruiting class known as the Dream Team, but his arrival in Athens would be delayed.

When the freshmen arrived on campus last June, Turene was not among them. The NCAA Clearinghouse flagged his test score and questioned a couple of online classes he took while at Boyd Anderson. Turene enrolled at Atlanta Sports Academy, a prep school in Dawsonville, Ga., with the hopes that he would gain the test score needed to enroll in Athens as part of the 2012 class. Turene got the test score, but the clearinghouse would not give him the green light to join the Georgia football team. So he waited.

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