Georgia Secures Grad Transfer TE From SEC Rival

first_imgGeorgia's live mascot Uga on the field attached to a leash.JACKSONVILLE, FL – OCTOBER 28: The Georgia Bulldogs mascot ‘Uga’ barks in the end zone during a game against the Florida Gators at Alltel Stadium on October 28, 2006 in Jacksonville, Florida. Florida defeated Georgia 21-14. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)The Georgia-Tennessee game on October 5 will have an extra special meaning for the newest member of the Bulldogs.Tennessee junior tight end Eli Wolf has announced that he is grad transferring to Georgia for his final year of eligibility.Wolf made the announcement in a post on Twitter, thanking all of the people who assisted him in securing a spot on the team, as well as the fanbase who supported him.“After exploring my options to finish my final season of college football, I have decided to transfer from the University of Tennessee,” Wolf wrote. “I want to thank everyone at Tennessee, past and present, who helped me grow on and off the field.“Special thanks to all of volnation who have supported me on this journey. I will leave the University of Tennessee with great memories, lasting friendships, and a college degree.“I have chosen to play my last collegiate season at the University of Georgia. I am blessed, humbled, but most importantly very excited at the opportunity ahead of me. Thanks again for all your support and God bless.”#GoDawgs pic.twitter.com/OJvZ0QjhHO— Eli Wolf (@EliWolf16) February 7, 2019 Wolf is a former walk-on who was put on scholarship in 2017. He played both fullback and tight end during his time with the Vols.In 2016, he caught one pass for eight yards. In three games in 2017, he had three catches for 48 yards.This past season he finished with five receptions for 30 yards, and had his first touchdown against South Carolina.Wolf is the younger brother of former Vols star Ethan Wolf, who averaged 22 or more receptions per year in his four years as a starter.last_img

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