July 10, 2008
Former Dawg talks Future Dawg
Former Georgia Bulldog George Brewer now coaches at Troup County High School in Lagrange (Ga.). Four-star offensive lineman Chris Burnette is committed to Coach Brewer's alma mater and there is no doubt Coach Brewer still bleeds red and black.
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"First of all, Chris is an outstanding student," said Brewer. "He is an outstanding athlete and Georgia is getting a true division one offensive lineman."
Coach Brewer is the defensive coordinator at Troup County and he could not hide the smiles and joy when Burnette became a Dawg.
"Well, anytime I can get a kid that I am coaching, plus at the high school that I played at to go to my alma mater, it makes a big difference."
"I mean, I am tickled to death about what he is doing and where he is going. He stated before he met me that he wanted to be a Georgia Bulldog. I can share that with him because when I was a young man, I used to draw that Bulldog head all the time, so I do understand."
Even though big Brewer coaches the DL and the 6-foot-3, 285-pound future Bulldog plays on the OL, he knows Burnette as well as anyone. He talks about the UGA commitment more as a person off the field.
"Off of the football field, Chris is a devotional leader, he is a kid that believes strongly in God, and his belief in genuine," said the man that played in Athens in 1989, 1990, and 1991.
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