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Elite RB prospect Branson Robinson has made his college decision


DawgNation has shared a terrific some ways to explain precedence 2022 RB goal Branson Robinson by now.

5-star. Choir boy. Double deuce. The good neighbor subsequent door. Nick Chubb 2.0. State champion powerlifter. Maverick. Thanos. Zeus.

This second in time additionally requires a brand new one for that record: Georgia Bulldog.

“He loved it,” Robinson advised DawgNation this week. “He said he wasn’t able to sleep last night and that he definitely wasn’t going to be able to sleep the night before my decision. He was really excited. I haven’t told Coach [Kirby] Smart yet. I guess we will have to catch him by surprise.”

Why was it Georgia?

Robinson can bench press greater than 410 kilos, squat one other and has a deadlift of 715 kilos. Those feats of power plus his working type and general excellent top-end pace for the place encourage these Chubb comparisons.

He relishes these, however these comparisons to UGA lore or Bulldog traditions don’t finish there. Or with the same college colours and “power G” emblem that his Germantown Mavericks share with the UGA program. Robinson’s teammates have referred to as him “Zeus” primarily based on his spectacular physique. That’s the identical nickname that was given to former 5-star and present Bulldog RB Zamir White in highschool.

Robinson was even impressed by Herschel Walker rising up. Both he and his father vividly recall watching a Walker documentary on his now-famous coaching routine. Robinson shared these tales of doing 1,000 push-ups and 800 sit-ups each evening similar to Walker earlier than he received entry to the Germantown weight room.

The 5-foot-10, 220-pounder turns into the twelfth member of the 2022 recruiting class for the Bulldogs. The decision vaults Georgia from ninth general to only previous Alabama for the nation’s sixth-best class on the 247Sports GroupComposite rankings.

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He additionally turns into the fourth-highest-rated member of the recruiting class to this point. Robinson charges because the nation’s No. 4 RB and the No. 46 general prospect for 2022 on the 247Sports Composite score.

Mississippi RB prospect Branson Robinson turned the twelfth member of the 2022 recruiting class in Athens.

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This decision did have some deliberation between the Bulldogs and the Volunteers.

“Now that I have made my decision it was hard,” Robinson mentioned. “It came down to really two schools. We had to hash out the pros and the cons of everything. The team that I chose had a slight edge over the next two teams behind them. It was a really close race and I really had to dig deep and figure out who really had the most pros and the least cons and then do what was best for me.”

Robinson boiled his decision down with his household final Sunday afternoon.

“We saw what Georgia does as far as their offense as far as what Tennessee does and then different things outside of football,” Robinson mentioned. “Everything with all of that with education, NIL and the league and stuff like that. We just came to the conclusion that Georgia was the best option for me.”

The Bulldogs had prioritized Robinson on this class courting again to the mid-point of his junior season. Robinson had maintained the Bulldogs as his high college because the finish of his junior yr. He averaged 9.6 yards per rush try on his approach to 1,179 yards in 9 video games final fall.

Those makes an attempt netted 15 speeding touchdowns and a mean of 131 yards per contest in 2020. Check out his junior spotlight movie under.

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Georgia receiver dedication De’Nylon Morrissette may be very glad right this moment, too. Robinson mentioned that he has robust friendships with a number of members of the 2022 recruiting class. He counted Jordan James, Gunner Stockton and Jalon Walker amongst these.

But Morrissette has been relentless in making an attempt to ensure he all the time beloved Georgia.

“He’s been recruiting me the hardest and he and I got close on the first visit I took to Athens and we just hung out the whole visit,” Robinson mentioned. “We still talk every other day. I’m really the closest with him out of all the Georgia recruits. But I am also really close with all the Georgia commits. I’m close with Gunner. Close to Jalon. I talk to all of them, but I think De’Nylon is going to be the happiest one.”

The Georgia fan base additionally made a distinction in his notion of this system.

“That’s a big part of Georgia, too,” Robinson mentioned this week. “The fan base is incredible. Any time I post something. It can just be a little tweet or something and Georgia fans are the first people to go to it, like it and comment on it or something. They will say nice things about me and are always hitting me up on Instagram in my DMs and telling me how much they need me and stuff like that.”

“When I commit, I know all of those Georgia fans are going to go crazy.”

Robinson will now be taking part in the Morrissette position as a mainstay recruiter with one other 5-star goal on Georgia’s board.

That can be 5-star security Kamari Wilson.

“I’ve got to go after Kamari,” Robinson mentioned. “Kamari would be my number one. I knew Kamari before I even went on the visit to Georgia. I’ve been talking to him and everything and Kamari would have to be my No. 1 target.”

The latest Georgia Bulldog dedication can be again in Athens in late July for the cookout occasion. He mentioned he needs to go and his mom additionally needs to go. She missed in the future of his official go to again in June on account of a household funeral.

He had advised DawgNation after that official go to that he didn’t wish to go away. He even thought of making a dedication throughout that journey. But his father, Reginald, had organized their visits in June that no decision can be made till after all the official and unofficial visits had taken place.

The Robinson household made some extent to undergo their due diligence with the method.

“He liked Georgia all along, too,” Robinson mentioned. “He knew that was one of my top schools. The big thing with him is he just wanted to make sure I got to see everything and that I explored all of my options. He knew all along about Georgia. We said it. We talked about it. We said that about Georgia when I went on the visit he felt like he got the best vibe out of those people. He knew all along that Georgi was the place to be but he also just wanted me to explore all of my options.”

Robinson is ranked by because the nation’s No. 1 RB and the No. 16 general prospect in American for the 2022 cycle.

“I’m excited man,” Robinson mentioned. “I’m just ready to get down to Athens and show everybody what I can do and bring a championship to Georgia and maximize my talent up there and just be great.”

Branson Robinson now turns into the twelfth member of the 2022 recruiting class in Athens.

Jeff Sentell, Dawgnation

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