It’s there and will be there forever. He has no plans to change it.
So if Randrecous “Dreak” Davis reaches up for a catch against Georgia next year, then trots in for a touchdown and flexes guns up in the end zone, don’t be surprised at the large red “G” tattooed on his left bicep. The one that looks just like the iconic one the Bulldogs sport on their red helmets.
“I had it before I went to Georgia. It’s still a great school,” Davis said on National Signing Day, pointing out the designs around the letter. “But I got the skyline here for Atlanta, and the G for Georgia.”
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Yep, with the signed letter-of-intent to prove it.
The four-star receiver from Atlanta picked the Gamecocks over Miami on Wednesday but the Bulldogs were always going to be a consideration. Davis credited former Bulldogs coach Mark Richt (now the head man at Miami) and former UGA assistant Bryan McClendon (now at USC) for being true to him throughout the process, no matter that their addresses changed.
Yet he decided that his new mailbox would be in Columbia with McClendon, not on South Beach with Richt.
“It was very, very, very, very hard. I spent countless hours worrying over it and praying over it,” Davis said. “My mind literally changed every single day. But as of (Tuesday), I made my decision and I stood firm with it.”
Davis and another Atlanta-area product, Korey Banks, help bolster a USC receiver class that doesn’t have a lot in the way of it immediately contributing. Davis was confident in his ability.
“I know I have the talent to take to South Carolina and compete in the SEC, and I’m looking forward to doing that,” he said.
And he said he won’t get tempted to ink over the G with a Gamecock. Just as well.
He’ll have one of those on his helmet.
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