Georgia football offers Oconee County star Whit Weeks during national title celebration

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Oconee County's Whit Weeks moves the ball down the field last fall.
Oconee County's Whit Weeks moves the ball down the field last fall.

With tons of recruits on Georgia's campus Saturday for the Bulldogs' national championship celebration and parade, an Athens-area athlete was one of several to pick up a scholarship offer from UGA.

Whit Weeks, a three-star linebacker from Oconee County, tweeted Saturday that he received an offer from Kirby Smart and UGA. This is Weeks' 13th Power 5 offer.

Prior to Saturday, Weeks' most recent offer came from LSU on Thursday.

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The talented two-way player for the Warriors recorded 134 total tackles, a fumble recovery, an interception and four total touchdowns this season as a junior in 12 games.

Weeks' brother, West, played linebacker at Virginia in 2021 and was a member of the Cavaliers' 2021 recruiting class. Earlier this month, West entered the NCAA Transfer Portal. Their father David Weeks was a three-year starter for the Bulldogs on the offensive line in the 90s.

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McClain Baxley is a recruiting reporter for the Athens Banner-Herald and the USA TODAY Network. Reach him by email at mbaxley@onlineathens.com or on Twitter at @mcclainbaxley.

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