Four-star DE keeps UGA in mix

Alabama, Florida lead for Jordan Jenkins, but Grantham boosts Dawgs' chances

Updated: September 28, 2011, 3:58 PM ET
By Kipp Adams | DawgNation
Getting to the quarterback is important in any defensive scheme, but for University of Georgia defensive coordinator Todd Grantham, it is paramount. His 3-4 defense is predicated on causing the quarterback to make bad decisions, so recruiting pass rushers to come in and wreak havoc off the edge is vital to the Bulldogs' success going forward.

That is why Jordan Jenkins (Hamilton, Ga./Harris County) is one of, if not the, top prospect on Georgia's board. The 6-foot-3, 248-pound defender, ranked the No. 6 prospect in Georgia and 62nd overall in the country, has 24 tackles and six sacks through four games this year. With a decision expected at the Under Armour All-American game, the next three months will determine who gets Jenkins.

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