Nebraska football lands third Georgia transfer in former Bulldogs OL

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Nebraska has now landed three Georgia transfers out of the portal as offensive lineman Jacob Hood dedicated to the Huskers on Monday. Hood was a real freshman in 2022 who didn’t play any snaps, and he has 4 years of eligibility remaining.

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Hood visited Lincoln on Jan. 20, which Inside Nebraska senior recruiting analyst Greg Smith was the primary to report, and he was capable of get a greater sense of this system and Matt Rhule as its chief.

“The love from the coaches, the gamers and the followers stood out,” Hood instructed Inside Nebraska of his go to. “It’s additionally a terrific group.

“(Rhule) is a tremendous particular person. He undoubtedly is aware of what he is speaking about in the case of football and growing nice football gamers and even higher younger males off the sphere.”

The 6-foot-8, 350-pound OT will be a part of former teammates MJ Sherman (OLB) and Arik Gilbert (TE) in Lincoln. Hood is the Huskers’ eleventh general transfer addition – not together with receivers Xavier Betts and Isaiah Garcia-Castanedawho withdrew their names from the portal and returned to Nebraska.

Seven of these 11 additions have come from the SEC: three from Georgia, three from Florida, one from Texas A&M.

Hood signed with Georgia in the 2022 class as a four-star prospect. He was in the Rivals250 ranked because the No. 218 general participant nationally and the No. 19 offensive tackles in the 2022 cycle. He joined the Bulldogs out of Hillsboro High School in Nashville, the place he was the No. 5-ranked participant in the state of Tennessee.

Ole Miss and Auburn had been additionally into account for Hood out of highschool, however he in the end selected Georgia over Miami as the 2 battled for his signature. After only one season with the Bulldogs, although, he elected to maneuver on. He was one among simply 5 of Georgia’s 18 offensive linemen who didn’t play in 2022.

Hood shall be seeking to change that as he develops beneath Matt Rhule and OL coach Donovan Raiolaa tandem who he can develop beneath and push to earn extra time on the sphere.

He provides the Huskers a monstrous bodily presence on their O-line and continues what has been a shocking connection to the Georgia program. Sherman, Gilbert and Hood every obtained on campus shortly after they formally introduced their transfer and dedicated quickly after as effectively.

Gilbert: Entered portal Dec. 26; visited Jan. 14; dedicated Jan. 19

Sherman: Entered portal Jan. 13; visited Jan. 13; dedicated Jan. 16

Hood: Entered portal Jan. 13; visited Jan. 20; dedicated Jan. 23

The Huskers additionally hosted Georgia TE transfer Brett Seither for a go to, however he in the end dedicated to Georgia Tech.

Nebraska doubtless has two predominant connections to thank right here: Georgia DB coach Fran Brown and WR coach Bryan McClendon.

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Brown’s first full-time job was at Temple beneath Rhule and in addition adopted Rhule to Baylor. Nebraska power and conditioning coach Corey Campbell performed fullback for the Bulldogs from 2010-13, when McClendon was the Bulldogs’ RB coach.

No matter which connections are primarily accountable, the Huskers are actually thanking them now.

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