Georgia football: The crazy story on where Ladd McConkey was headed before his UGA offer

Ladd McConkey was named as the SEC Freshman of the Week on Monday for his game against Auburn.

Go ahead and add it to the Rolodex of wonderful peaks scaled by the former Mountaineer at North Murray High School in Chatsworth.

Georgia offered him a scholarship 16 days before he was set to sign on the traditional signing day in February of 2020. They were the first Power 5 program to do so.

That seems fortuitous these days.

McConkey caught six passes for 135 yards to help whip the Tigers. He had a 45-yard explosive and then came back with a 60-yard touchdown catch to spark the 34-10 road win at Jordan-Hare Stadium.


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