Orson Charles has chosen the Men of Athens over the men of troy. The star tight end has chosen to be a DAWG over a part of the "Wild Boys". In the end neither a pair of overalls nor all the glitter in glitztown could sway the Plant HS product away from CMR and the greatest city in the history of civilization.
That's right, not only did this kid shatter Urbie's first national championship trophy, he shattered KiffyBaby's dreams of pulling the last minute coup. Not only did he refuse Petey's
hand, he refused to send him a fax. The fax went to Butts-Mehre instead.
Charles becomes the 20th signee of the '09 class and the second TE prospect, joining Arthur Lynch of Massachusetts.
About a month ago Bernie predicted CMR would land Charles, Greg Reid and Marlon Brown. Hindsight tells us Reid went to Papa Bowden and Kwame Geathers chose UGA.
I'll take that trade.
I also pointed out that if the Dawgs could land three signatures of the six prospects they were still pursuing it would be quite the finish to the commitments already expected to sign. Well, all of the commits signed (a feat in and of itself) and CMRs staff landed three of the six targets.
Turns out the Georgia coaching staff can close pretty well. Even if it does take overtime to do it.
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