It was the same setup every year.
Georgia football coach Mark Richt completed his coaching staff Thursday with the hiring of Mike Ekeler, who will work with the inside linebackers.
Georgia had its borders penetrated during the recruiting cycle that ended Wednesday, but Bulldogs had plenty of success in bordering states to compile yet another successful class in the Mark Richt era.
ATHENS, Ga. — Compiling a top-10 recruiting class is nothing new for Georgia.
Georgia's 19-member signing class in 2012 was highlighted by the tailback tandem of Todd Gurley and Keith Marshall, who combined for 2,144 rushing yards and 25 touchdowns later that year as the Bulldogs came within a whisker of playing for the national championship.
Georgia picked up the 19th football commitment for its 2014 signing class Monday: cornerback Shaquille Jones of Palm Beach, Fla.
Georgia on Tuesday announced the hiring of Tracy Rocker as defensive line coach.
Tracy Rocker, who was an All-America defensive tackle at Auburn and an assistant coach on Auburn's 2010 national championship team, is expected to be Georgia's new defensive line coach.
South Alabama defensive coordinator Kevin Sherrer, who has played and coached with new Georgia defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt, is expected to join the defensive staff of the Bulldogs.
Georgia picked up the 17th football commitment for its 2014 signing class Monday when receiver Rico Johnson made a nonbinding pledge.
Cedartown High School football coach Scott Hendrix has a favorite Nick Chubb story, and it does not involve any carries or yards by the talented tailback.
ALABAMA — As many as 15 Crimson Tide commitments were scheduled to make their official visits this weekend, with Rashaan Evans (6-3, 218) of Auburn, Ala., and Matt Elam (6-6, 325) of Elizabethton, Ky., the notable uncommitted prospects. Evans is the nation's No. 4 outside linebacker according to Rivals.com and is an Auburn-Alabama battle, while Elam is the No. 26 defensive tackle and is choosing between Alabama and Kentucky.
Georgia is having to replace its entire defensive staff, and that is a rarity.
Louisville introduced Todd Grantham as its new defensive coordinator Thursday, while one of Grantham's former players at Georgia was in a negative light again.