Another Woerner heading to Georgia

Another Woerner heading to Georgia

July 24th, 2015 by David Paschall in Sports - College

A familiar name is heading to Georgia.

Charlie Woerner on Thursday became the 14th commitment for Georgia's 2016 football signing class and the 11th from within the state. The 6-foot-5, 220-pounder from Tiger, Ga., is rated the No. 11 tight end prospect nationally by Rivals.com and the No. 19 receiver nationally by 247Sports.com.

Woerner is a nephew of former Bulldogs cornerback Scott Woerner, who was an All-American on the 1980 national championship team. Lettering from 1977 to '80, Woerner had the school record for career punt-return yardage and ranked third in career interceptions with 13 when his college career was over.

The younger Woerner had early scholarship offers from Clemson, Florida, Michigan and Tennessee.

Contact David Paschall at dpaschall@timesfreepress.com or 423-757-6524.


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