University of Georgia head coach Kirby Smart beat his long time mentor Nick Saban and Alabama for the No. 1 recruiting class in the country on National Signing Day Wednesday. It's the second time in three years Smart has landed the No. 1 class in the country while at Georgia.
Three student-athletes – graduate transfer offensive lineman Devin Cochran (Norcross, Ga./Greater Atlanta Christian/Vanderbilt), running back Jahmyr Gibbs (Dalton, Ga./Dalton) and offensive lineman Cade Kootsouradis (Crestview, Fla./Crestview) – signed National Letters of Intent on Wednesday to attend and play football at Georgia Tech.
Two people familiar with the situation say Robert Covington is going to the Houston Rockets and Clint Capela is going to the Atlanta Hawks as the headline moves in a complicated trade involving four NBA teams, 12 players and at least three draft picks.