Lawson Luckie enlists as Dawgs take over tight four-star legacy
The Georgia Bulldogs notched their ninth verbal commitment of the 2023 class on Wednesday when Norcross (Ga.) Tight end four-star Lawson Lucky picked the Georgia Bulldogs out of 24 other bids. Georgia was the second school to offer Luckie, extending a scholarship a few hours after Georgia Tech on August 17, 2020. Now Assistant Todd hartley has his second close end of the cycle, with Luckie joining the Santa Rosa Beach, Florida Top 100 prospect from South Walton Pearce spurlin. Luckie’s first trip after returning from recruiting visits in 2021 was to Athens. He would come back to watch the games in the fall.
“It’s such a blessing to be here, to be able to make this announcement,” Luckie said via his personal Twitter account. “God has blessed me with a great capacity to be able to play this game of soccer, and all the work ethic that will take me as far in life as he allows me to. I am so grateful for these things all the time. days and I never will. take them for granted. “Staying home” is more than just being a kid from my hometown. “Staying home” is a privilege that I have a right to have there where my mom and disabled brother Cannon can come and watch me play on Saturdays, and that is the most important factor in my engagement. I want to thank all the college coaches who believed in me and recruited me, but I do. owe it to my mom and Cannon to make this thing work here. I trust Coach Kirby Smart and Coach Todd Hartley to make me the best player I can be and help me contribute to more national championships when I come back to Athens. Finally I would like to thank my father for a seeing set the bar and reminding myself every day that his biggest dream is for me to be better than any accomplishments he has made. id, I will be signing up to the University of Georgia. “
Lawson is the son of Mike Luckie, one of three Luckie triplets to play for the Dawgs in the 90s. Mike played alongside Kirby from 1996 to 1998 and was the first of the Luckie triplets to start, against Kentucky in 1996. He had an interception return for a touchdown against Mississippi State in 1997.
Luckie’s addition propels Georgia from No.2 to No.1 on the 247Sports team standings, overtaking Notre Dame. Luckie is rated as the nation’s # 287 Global Outlook, Tight End # 14, and Georgia’s # 29 Global Outlook according to the industry-generated 247Sports Composite. The 6-3, 225-pound tight end had 33 catches for 258 yards and three touchdowns as a junior, as well as six carries for 12 yards and four touchdowns. He made 35 catches for 289 yards and three touchdowns in his sophomore year. This season has seen a close end Brock Bowers leads Georgia with 56 catches for 882 yards and 13 touchdowns, the most in program history for a freshman or any tight end in Georgia. He also had four points for 56 yards and a touchdown.
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