Georgia won the SEC’s massive recruitment battle on Friday afternoon when defense of Gaffney (SC) High Top247 2021 Tyrion Ingram-Dawkins Declare your commitment to the Bulldogs. The touted prospect chose to play soccer at his university in Athens ahead of his other finalists in South Carolina, Tennessee and North Carolina.
Ingram-Dawkins, 6 feet 5, weighing 298 pounds, is ranked by Top247 on the list of national number 5 defensive player and No. 86 prospect overall. The mid-space eater, who also delivers a presence that quickly surpasses the number 18 pledge for the head coach Kirby is smart and his staffing in the 2021 cycle added a class that ranked 6th nationwide according to 247Sports Composite.
Ingram-Dawkins said: “They only recruited me really hard and showed me love since they came to recruit me. “I’m close with Coach Smart, Coach (Dan) Lanning, Coach (Khay) Scott and Coach (Glenn) Schumann. It is very tight. It’s always been a great conversation ”.
Georgia invited Ingram-Dawkins back in January and put him in school in March. Between the relationship and the product on Saturday, Ingram-Dawkins said the Bulldogs separate themselves from the rest of the herd.
“That’s just their plan,” he said. “My play style matches their defense. I fit well with their program. Watching them play their first pair really opened my eyes and how great their defenses were and what it would be like in the future.
“They are getting better every year. It’s great right now and it’s getting better. “
247Sports national analyst Charles Power compares Ingram-Dawkins’ match to that of Jerry Tillery who were selected in the first round of the Draft NFL 2019 in Notre Dame.
“There’s a remarkably large frame with long arms and large hands,” writes Power in its review. “Greater than an inch and gain at least 60 pounds from year two through last year. Has been tested as a good athlete in combo settings, especially in short and explosive ranges. Play for one of the better high school programs in upstate South Carolina and notice the competition is strong. Use your agility and length to create a disruption with a bull run. Presents the mismatch as an inner pass thruster but also the length to become an outer edge locator. Move flexibly and split and end the game in space. His considerable length assists as a running defender as he plays even while still being engaged by an attack manager. Will needs to keep adding technical nuances to his game and improving his hands at attack points. Project as the starter of the Power Five with the advantage of growing into an NFL Draft option. “
Ingram-Dawkins added: “I’m really active, I have great hands, great speed when I play the ball.
He is ready to work in Athens and is very excited to play with these 2021 players.
“A lot of great players will come and work hard,” he said. “I am carrying a lot of positive energy. They have a lot of positive energy, I will bring more. I am working hard, a great teammate, a great person, a great player. “