“If we signed everybody as a freshmen, 33 guys as freshmen, that’s a lot of guys in that one class,” Richt said. “By bringing in some junior college players to create some depth and separation from the rest of the class that was part of the strategy this past year. It was a little bit different from other years. It’s not necessarily a disappointment or a shock (that some aren’t contributing).”
Mayes said junior college players adjusting to the SEC are still first-year players at this level.
“So everybody’s a freshman basically,” Mayes saidWhat a long strange season it has (already) been.