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Clemson DT Grady Jarrett On Home-State UGA Passing Him Over: "They Didn't Want Me Down There"

Clemson defensive tackle Grady Jarrett grew up just over an hour from Athens, so he is still disappointed that the home-state Bulldogs never went hard after him as a recruit. Jarrett expressed as much today, when he discussed Clemson's week one opponent.

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According to Rivals, Jarrett's only other offers were Buffalo, Mississippi State, and Western Kentucky, so its not too surprising that Georgia didn't offer. Clemson found a serious diamond in the rough; Jarrett was an All-ACC Honorable Mention selection last season, and was named to the conference's preseason first team ahead of this season.