Dawgs secure top-rated defensive back transfer

ATHENS, Ga. (WDEF) — The Georgia Bulldogs had the 17th best defense in the nation in 2020. 2021 is only looking better. West Virginia star defensive back Tykee Smith announcing this morning that he’s committing to the Dawgs.

Smith follows his former defensive backs coach Jahmile Addae {juh-mile uh-die} — who left the Mountaineers for the same job at Georgia in January.

In just two seasons, Smith has 111 total tackles and four interceptions. He also recorded eight tackles for loss in 2020 alone.

His strong sophomore season earned him third team All-American, and a top five returning defensive back ranking from Pro Football Focus.

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