Mark Richt has admitted that Georgia is already looking at Penn State players after NCAA sanctions on the Nittany Lions meant the school will effectively have nothing to play for over the next four years, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has reported.
Richt told press at a UGA Day: “Some colleges are going to be interested in some of their players, and we’re one of those schools. It’s pretty well-documented that we’re under our 85[-scholarship] limit. We’ll try to get in touch with some of these young men and see if they’re interested.”
He added: “We do have some space available and if somebody fits a need and they’re excited about coming we would look into that possibility,” he said. “There may not be anybody. But we’re at least going to explore. … I don’t want people to think we’re trying to load up a bunch of them. It could be zero, it could be one or two.”
One of those mentioned has been Penn State linebacker Khari Fortt, who chose Penn State over UGA in 2009.
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