Thursday, January 17, 2013
Tray Matthews has some bold predictions
By Radi Nabulsi
ESPN 150 safety Tray Matthews (Newnan, Ga./Newnan) was the second prospect in the Class of 2013 to commit Georgia, pledging to suit up for the Bulldogs before he even played his junior season. He worked hard after that to help fill out the class, and even though he is enrolled in classes at Georgia, Matthews could still deliver another commit to Georgia.
Reuben Foster's friendship with Tray Matthews could lead to him committing to Georgia.
"I am still working on Reuben Foster and I will be working the strings when he comes on his official visit,” Matthews told DawgNation recently. “It is between UGA and another school. I am not going to say who the other school is, but I like Georgia's chances with Reuben Foster."
Considering that Matthews and Foster are best friends, his prediction has to be given some weight. The nation’s No. 10 safety is used to being around some of the most-coveted recruits of 2013.
“It has been fun meeting new people from all over the country and finding out their life stories,” Matthews said. “I met Robert Nkemdiche on a photo shoot at Georgia Tech, running back Derrick Henry early on, my boy Reuben Foster I knew for a long time, and I met Laremy Tunsil out at the Army All-American Game and he is one of the coolest guys."
Matthews also thinks he knows where the nation’s No.1-ranked offensive tackle is going.
“It looks like it is 100 percent that Laremy Tunsil will be a Dawg,” Matthews said. “Also on the last day he was walking down a hallway and said, ‘Hey Trey, look.’ When I turned around he had a UGA hat on and a big smile. That made me really happy."