Michael Carvell

Michael Carvell covers College Football Recruiting. He started at the AJC in 1997 and has covered several beats, including NBA/Hawks and NASCAR. Recruiting blog UGA / DawgNation.com National Signing Day 2016: Top Recruits from Georgia #SigningDay #NationalSigningDay

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Demetris Robertson
Demetris Robertson, an AJC Super 11 selection, is the nation's No. 1 receiver.

2:58 PM Wednesday, Mar. 09, 2016

Demetris Robertson, an AJC Super 11 selection, is the nation's No. 1 receiver.
Take a look: Former UGA coach Mark Richt puts Athens home on market
 Former UGA coach Mark Richt has put his house up for sale in the Athens, Ga., area. Richt, who was fired as coach of the Bulldogs after 15 seasons, lived large in Watkinsville, Ga. He has a 5,779-square foot mansion, featuring five bedrooms on four acres of land. There’s also a game room. How much? The new Miami coach has put a ...

3:17 PM Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

Former UGA coach Mark Richt has put his house up for sale in the Athens, Ga., area. Richt, who was fired as coach of the Bulldogs after 15 seasons, lived large in Watkinsville, Ga. He has a 5,779-square foot mansion, featuring five bedrooms on four acres of land. There’s also a game room. How much? The new Miami coach has put a ...
Georgia's McClendon hired by South Carolina
 Will Muschamp announced a few new additions to his coaching staff on Wednesday, including a name that UGA fans are familiar with. Bryan McClendon, who served as UGA’s recruiting coordinator under Mark Richt the last two years, has been hired as South Carolina’s co-offensive coordinator and receivers coach. “Bryan is an up-and-comer...

8:11 PM Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015

Will Muschamp announced a few new additions to his coaching staff on Wednesday, including a name that UGA fans are familiar with. Bryan McClendon, who served as UGA’s recruiting coordinator under Mark Richt the last two years, has been hired as South Carolina’s co-offensive coordinator and receivers coach. “Bryan is an up-and-comer...
Georgia Tech picks up commit No. 10

8:50 PM Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

Tech’s Paul Johnson (AJC file) Steve Dolphus,a 3-star from Macon, committed to Georgia Tech on Wednesday, per multiple reports. Dolphus is a 6-foot-5, 200-pound receiver from Westside High School. Dolphus reported more than 15 scholarship offers, including Florida, Louisville, Ole Miss and Miami. Dolphus is rated as the No. 90 overall...
Georgia Tech picks up commit No. 10
Tech’s Paul Johnson (AJC file) Steve Dolphus,a 3-star from Macon, committed to Georgia Tech on Wednesday, per multiple reports.

7:50 PM Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

Tech’s Paul Johnson (AJC file) Steve Dolphus,a 3-star from Macon, committed to Georgia Tech on Wednesday, per multiple reports.
Georgia Tech picks up commit No. 10
Tech’s Paul Johnson (AJC file) Steve Dolphus,a 3-star from Macon, committed to Georgia Tech on Wednesday, per multiple reports.

3:50 PM Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

Tech’s Paul Johnson (AJC file) Steve Dolphus,a 3-star from Macon, committed to Georgia Tech on Wednesday, per multiple reports.
Tight end explains why he’s ACC-bound
 Dylan Autenrieth (left) with his high school quarterback, Kyle Banks (AJC) It was that little bit of extra that enabled the North Carolina State Wolfpack to set their hook into one of Georgia’s top tight end prospects, Dylan Autenrieth. The 6-foot-5, 215-pounder from North Paulding High School is the 58 th best tight end in the nation...

4:05 AM Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015

Dylan Autenrieth (left) with his high school quarterback, Kyle Banks (AJC) It was that little bit of extra that enabled the North Carolina State Wolfpack to set their hook into one of Georgia’s top tight end prospects, Dylan Autenrieth. The 6-foot-5, 215-pounder from North Paulding High School is the 58 th best tight end in the nation...
Did Myles Garrett break freshman sack record with one hand?
 Most freshmen would be satisfied with breaking the Southeastern Conference record for sacks by a freshman. Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett is not most freshmen. Garrett did not speak to the media during his freshman season due to team rules, but the sophomore finally gave his insight into 2014 on Friday. “I don’t feel like...

3:06 AM Friday, Aug. 14, 2015

Most freshmen would be satisfied with breaking the Southeastern Conference record for sacks by a freshman. Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett is not most freshmen. Garrett did not speak to the media during his freshman season due to team rules, but the sophomore finally gave his insight into 2014 on Friday. “I don’t feel like...
NEW: Where will state’s No. 1 prospect take his five official visits?
 Georgia’s No. 1 for 2016, Derrick Brown (AJC/Michael Carvell) The state’s No. 1 overall prospect has revealed where he will take his five official visits. And UGA has made the cut. Derrick Brown, a 5-star defensive tackle from Lanier High School, tweeted out his list of winners on Saturday. The lucky five of Alabama, UGA, Auburn...

10:39 PM Saturday, Aug. 01, 2015

Georgia’s No. 1 for 2016, Derrick Brown (AJC/Michael Carvell) The state’s No. 1 overall prospect has revealed where he will take his five official visits. And UGA has made the cut. Derrick Brown, a 5-star defensive tackle from Lanier High School, tweeted out his list of winners on Saturday. The lucky five of Alabama, UGA, Auburn...
Auburn turns on college football’s largest scoreboard for first time
 Gus Malzhan (AP) Auburn powered up the biggest video board in all of college sports today, and you’d be surprised to know that it didn’t cause a power outage in the area. The 190-foot long, 57-foot tall scoreboard at Jordan-Hare Stadium was turned on for the first time on Friday. One thing’s for certain: It’ll be perfect...

11:34 PM Friday, Jul. 31, 2015

Gus Malzhan (AP) Auburn powered up the biggest video board in all of college sports today, and you’d be surprised to know that it didn’t cause a power outage in the area. The 190-foot long, 57-foot tall scoreboard at Jordan-Hare Stadium was turned on for the first time on Friday. One thing’s for certain: It’ll be perfect...
NEW: 4-star explains why Alabama and Tennessee are finalists
 Mykel Jones, a 4-star receiver out of Patterson, La., announced via Twitter his final four schools, a list that includes Alabama, Ole Miss, LSU and Tennessee. On Friday, Jones spoke to the AJC and offered up his take on each of his finalists. “Alabama, man, that program is something that I can buy into because I’m used to hard...

9:38 PM Friday, Jul. 31, 2015

Mykel Jones, a 4-star receiver out of Patterson, La., announced via Twitter his final four schools, a list that includes Alabama, Ole Miss, LSU and Tennessee. On Friday, Jones spoke to the AJC and offered up his take on each of his finalists. “Alabama, man, that program is something that I can buy into because I’m used to hard...