SEC offer for Town
Ricky Town visited Georgia in June, had a great time and was told he would have to wait until after Dawg Night to find out whether he would be offered.
Dawg Night was Friday. Town, a 2015 quarterback from Ventura (Calif.) St. Bonaventure, called Georgia offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Mike Bobo on Saturday morning and received the news that the Bulldogs wanted to offer.
"I went there in the middle of June and they liked what they saw from me and they told me that," Town said. "I sat down with coach (Mark) Richt and he said he was really impressed with me, but he said he promised other quarterbacks they weren't going to make offers until they saw everyone.
"Their Dawg Night, a big camp they have and they get a lot of prospects there, was (Friday) night and they're going to see what they do that night. I respect him for that, for keeping that promise. I called coach Bobo (Saturday) morning and that's when I got the offer.
"It was a good feeling just to know they're still loyal to me and that they liked what they saw from me. That was really cool."
Town, a 6-foot-4, 190-pound prospect who looked good at the Rivals Camp Series in Los Angeles this spring, will definitely take a serious look at Georgia as his recruitment continues. He had a great time in Athens this summer and with such great quarterback tradition, the Bulldogs will get real consideration.
"Georgia was awesome," Town said. "I really liked the coaches there. The facilities were really nice and the surrounding area was beautiful. I liked it a lot."
It has been a great summer for Town, who now has offers from Alabama, Arizona State, Florida State, Georgia, Miami, Texas and UCLA. The 2015 recruit is supposed to talk with USC in the next week or so to see if the Trojans will offer.
Since it's so early, Town is not thinking about a commitment just yet.
"I'm taking it one step at a time," Town said. "I just want to see what happens and then I'll make my decision when I'm comfortable."