Athens – AD Mitchell had one of the biggest performances of the season for Georgia in both championship games. in 2022 He had a touchdown in the national championship game win over Alabama and then did it again against Ohio State in this season’s Peach Bowl.
“Those are the plays that everybody watches,” Mitchell said of his ability to make big plays before Georgia’s game against Ohio State. “It’s the games that mean the most.”
Related: AD Mitchell enters the transfer window after two seasons with Georgia football
Now he will look to finish his career elsewhere. Mitchell entered the transfer window on Wednesday, the last day of this window. The Bulldogs have 10 players from last season on the transfer window.
Mitchell has been limited this season with an ankle injury, but he once again made big plays for Georgia. He had touchdowns in both of Georgia’s playoff wins. He finished the season with 9 receptions for 134 yards and three touchdowns.
The news sent shock waves not only to Georgia football fans, but to the entire college football world. Texas is rumored to be the favorite to land Mitchell, as the wide receiver hails from Missouri City, Texas. Mitchell will have three years of eligibility no matter where he ends up next because he’s signed through 2021. a member of the recruitment team.
Georgia got some good news at wide receiver when Ladd McConkey announced he is returning to Georgia for next season. He led Georgia in receptions, yards and touchdowns last season. Georgia also returns Marcus Rosemy-Jacksaint, Dillon Bell and Arian Smith.
“We’ve got some good spreads, too, and they’ve got a chip on their shoulder and they want to play,” Georgia coach Kirby Smart said after Georgia’s Peach Bowl win. “They have a defender who can take the ball away. A lot of those guys could come back. Looking back on it, it was definitely my committee.
The Bulldogs signed Tyler Williams, Yazeed Haynes and Anthony Evans as 2023 players. Like Lovett and Thomas, these three are already on campus.
This isn’t the first time Georgia has seen a talented contributor leave through the transfer portal, as Jermaine Burton left Georgia for Alabama last offseason. He caught 40 passes for 677 yards this season for the Crimson Tide.
Georgia won national championships and Mitchell played a key role in helping Georgia do so. Mitchell won’t be the first talented player Georgia will have to replace, as the Bulldogs have heard all season long about losing 15 players to the NFL draft and 13 more to transfers.
Mitchell just happens to be the latest to do so. That’s the state of modern college football, and from the field, Georgia is great right now.