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Sep 27, 2014; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs running back Nick Chubb (27) breaks a tackle by Tennessee Volunteers defensive end Derek Barnett (9) during the second half at Sanford Stadium. Georgia defeated Tennessee 35-32. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

Player: Nick Chubb
247Sports Overall Composite Ranking: 35
Position Ranking: 5
Heisman Odds: +1200

Chubb was the in-state prospect the Bulldogs coveted. Many times, prospect have many factors that remain indefinite or that prospective teams do not know about until later. One thing that was a definite with Chubb was that he could gain yards. In the 2012 season, he was the definition of a workhorse rushing the ball 320 times for 2,697 yards and 38 touchdowns.

He followed that performace up with a 284-carry, 2720-yard, 39 touchdown performance his senior campaign and as a result of his work in high school, the offers began to trickle in. Not only did they trickle in, they came in bunches. Everybody from Alabama to Miami wanted him, so it was certainly win for the ‘Dawgs when he committed to Athens.

Enrolling on June 5, 2014 he was recruited by wide receivers coach Bryan McClendon and Mike Bobo.

Chubb has proved to be an offensive weapon for the program. With 1,457 rushing yards and 14 touchdowns, he proved to be an anomaly in the pass-friendly SEC. Now in his second year, he looks to carry the momentum over from last year and get the Bulldogs to postseason play.

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