Ex-Stanford star TE Yurosek commits to Georgia
Pete Thamel, ESPNFeb 9, 2024, 10:00 AM ET
Previous Stanford star Benjamin Yurosek, one of the leading tight ends in the NCAA transfer website, has dedicated to play at Georgia for the 2024 season, he informed ESPN.Yurosek caught 108
balls for 1,342 yards while starting the past 3 years at Stanford, consisting of leading the Cardinal in getting yards in 2021 with 658. He was drawn in to how Georgia uses the tight end position and to the competition level in the SEC.”Certainly Georgia has the very best of both worlds,”Yurosek said.”They have big-time football and the use of tight ends. “Yurosek stated the Georgia coaching personnel pitched him on the versatility in the tight end position there, which All-American Brock Bowers highlighted resplendently in recent seasons. Bowers emerged as one of the best tight ends in college football and tasks as a top-10 choice in the upcoming NFL draft.Yurosek noted that Georgia utilized Bowers in the death game, in obstructing schemes and in running
the ball, aspects highlighted in Yurosek’s recruitment by coach Kirby Smart, offending coordinator Mike Bobo and tight ends coach Todd Hartley.Yurosek played simply 6 games in 2023, catching 16 passes for 239 backyards, due to a shoulder injury that is
not anticipated to affect him going forward. He also had 11 carries for 53 lawns, and he noted that the Bulldogs used Bowers for the periodic handoff as well. “I like to do everything the tight end can offer,”Yurosek said.Yurosek stated he is ending up his degree from Stanford this quarter in science, technology and society.
That will allow him to optimize his experience at Georgia, as he intends to have a huge season and emerge as a top NFL draft prospect.After the 2022 season, Yurosek seriously considered going to the NFL draft. He finished second on the team that season with 49 catches and had 495 backyards from skirmish and two goals. That consisted of a 10-catch performance against Arizona State that was the second-most catches in a game by a tight end in the David Shaw period, behind just Zach Ertz.Yurosek returned with the concept of developing himself as a leading tight end in the sport in 2023, which the shoulder injury avoided him from doing.
He is thrilled to prove himself versus the leading competitors in the SEC and is expected to be completely healthy for the 2024 season.Georgia’s tight end room consists of Oscar Delp, a rising junior who was an ESPN 300 recruit and started 10 games for the Bulldogs in 2015, capturing 24 balls.Georgia has a history of using a lot of 12 workers, which includes 2 tight ends. In 2022, the Bulldogs utilized it 59 %of the time, which was third-highest in the FBS, according to ESPN Stats &
Info. That number dipped to 27% in 2015, in part due to the fact that of Bowers’injury. “This year is going to be about my advancement in football and preparing myself for next steps for the future,” Yurosek stated. “I’m going to make certain I get the most Georgia needs to offer, however keep football the main concern.”