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Georgia freshman WR Ladd McConkey 'a natural pass catcher'

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edited June 2020 in Article commenting

imageGeorgia freshman WR Ladd McConkey 'a natural pass catcher'

ATHENS -- If anyone can understand the transition that’s ahead for incoming Georgia freshman receiver Ladd McConkey, it’s Terrence Edwards. Edwards — still the only Georgia receiver in history with a 1,000-yard season — was a quarterback in high school just like McConkey. “He has a ways to go, as far as the receiver

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  • ftworthdawgftworthdawg Posts: 617 ✭✭✭ Junior

    I look forward to seeing what Ladd can do for us, I am hopeful that he can see the field this year. If it takes him a year to get ready, then that'll be good too.

  • ATDATD Posts: 202 ✭✭✭ Junior

    Similar frame to Phil McConkey who played for the Giants in the 80's. We need a dependable hands receiver in the slot that can pick up first downs and bust some big plays with speed and angles. Go Dawgs!

  • reddawg1reddawg1 Posts: 2,049 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    I think Clemson has or had a guy comparable to Ladd who walked on their team and became a very good player for them. Clutch.

  • tommieleetommielee Posts: 1,156 ✭✭✭✭ Senior

    He's a work in progress, probably a year before he's on the field. Keep working hard.

  • reddawg1reddawg1 Posts: 2,049 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Hunter Renfrow 5'10" 155 when he got to Clemson, took a red-shirt, went to 175 Lbs.

  • UGA66UGA66 Posts: 3,112 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    McConkey should work into a decent receiver for UGA....over time. He really needs to get with the physical part of the game more, as he is a tad small but has those sticky hands and fleet feet....two musts to play well in the SEC. Can he take a hit at speed? I think UGA can build this toughness into him by next year. I wish him well.

  • rhbatchrhbatch Posts: 702 ✭✭✭✭ Senior

    This young man was a surprise to me when he was offered by UGA but I trust our coaches to know what they are doing so I'm looking for great things from this young Ladd.

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