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The McEachern High School football standout was killed early Thursday, Feb. 18 in an apparent murder-suicide at his family's Powder Springs home. Rajaan Bennett was 18.
Smith played in all but three games for UGA his freshman year. He made 13 tackles and four pass defenses in 2009.
Jones played regularly his freshman year in Athens. He had eight tackles and one sack for the Bulldogs in 2009.
Robinson was a third-string defensive end for Georgia in 2009. He made five tackles in his only game of the season against Tennessee Tech.
Lynch played one game for the Bulldogs in his freshman year. He made two receptions for 17 yards against Tennessee Tech.
Wooten played as a true freshman for UGA in 2009. He caught 10 passes for 197 yards and two touchdowns.
Charles played as a true freshman in his first year in Athens. He caught 23 passes for 374 yards and three touchdowns.
Brown played as a true freshman for UGA in 2009. He made two receptions for 15 yards.
One of the most talked about recruits from the 2009 class for Georgia, Ealey had a significant number of carries for the Dawgs in his freshman year. Ealey logged 717 yards on 125 carries. His breakthrough game came against rival Georgia Tech, rushing for 183 yards on 20 carries.
Smith played as a true freshman for Tech in 2009. Working as the third-string A-back, Smith pulled in 26 yards on five carries rushing and 26 receiving yards on two catches.
Hill had a promising first year in The Flats. He played as a true freshman and made six receptions for 137 yards and a touchdown. Expectations are high for next year with many hoping Hill can step into the big shoes left by Demaryius Thomas.
Sweeting played as true freshman in the '09 season. He made eight tackles at cornerback his first year for the Jackets.
Burnett played as a true freshman for Tech, backing up Steven Sylvester at linebacker. He racked up 38 tackles in 11 games.
Thomas played as a true freshman in 2009, backing up Morgan Burnett, who is departing for the NFL. Thomas had 10 tackles in eight games for Tech.
Cross played as a true freshman for the Yellow Jackets. He had nine tackles on the season, backing up Anthony Egbuniwe at defensive end.