Georgia Bulldogs: Shaquille Wiggins

ATHENS, Ga. -- Quite a few of Georgia’s committed prospects were in town to watch the Bulldogs game against the Buffalo Bulls, others caught the telecast. The home crowd left mostly happy with the 45-23 victory, but most did not expect the Bulls to give Georgia as much trouble as they did in the second quarter. The defense made adjustments, freshman Todd Gurley took off and the natural order was restored -- at least the way Georgia fans see it. DawgNation wanted to know what those prospects thought of the game.

WR Rico Johnson (Swainsboro, Ga./Swainsboro): “I liked everything about the game. The guys got after it and I noticed they kept the defense simple. The secondary could have been a little bit better.”

OL Brandon Kublanow (Marietta, Ga./Walton): “I loved the atmosphere and everyone there. The team played great. I know they feel they have work to do to win it all. If I could change anything it would be to have air conditioning throughout the stadium. Other than that it was perfect. Go Dawgs!

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Champion Gridiron Kings preview

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The Champion Gridiron Kings, which features 64 of the nation’s top skill-position football players, will be held this Friday through Sunday at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Check out the roster here. The championship game will be televised on ESPNU at 7 p.m. ET Sunday.
The updated ESPN 150 saw many heavily recruited prospects move onto the list after being evaluated, but the rankings and evaluations are not based on hype or offer lists. One Peach State prospect’s inclusion on the list proves just that. Athlete Rashard Fant (Fairburn, Ga./Our Lady of Mercy) is not a household name to recruiting fans, but he should be. The No. 148 prospect in the country and No. 15 in Georgia, Fant has been a terror with the ball in his hands for the last two seasons.

As a sophomore, Fant was an All-Region and Second-Team All-State selection, accumulating almost 2,000 all-purpose yards and 25 touchdowns, including nine kickoff returns for touchdowns. In his junior season Fant faced constant double- and triple-teams but was still able to rack up 21 catches for 361 yards and four touchdowns along with 33 carries for 543 yards and seven rushing touchdowns, seven kickoff returns for 210 yards and a touchdown, and eight punt returns for 301 yards and two touchdowns.

On defense, Fant made 40 tackles, broke up six passes, made three interceptions, and returned one for a touchdown. Fant admits his ability to make plays on defense was limited, but he made the most out of what he was given.

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Video: Shaq Wiggins analysis

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