Georgia football DB Lovasea Carroll enters transfer portal

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Georgia Bulldogs freshman defensive back Lovasea Carroll has entered the NCAA transfer portal. Carroll changed positions during his first year on campus with Georgia.

The 6-foot-1, 195-pound product from Warrenton, Georgia, enrolled early at Georgia after being ranked as four-star running back recruit out of high school powerhouse IMG Academy.

Lovasea Carroll played in four games as a freshman this season, so he will be able use this year as a redshirt season. Carroll will have four years of college football eligibility wherever he elects to play next. Carroll finished with three tackles and a pass deflection in 2021.

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Kirby Smart and UGA felt that Carroll had a better chance to make an impact as a freshman defensive back. Carroll converted to the position during spring drills.

Georgia entered the season no longer as desperate at the defensive back position, but the Bulldogs did not play Carroll at running back.

Carroll played Warren County High School before attending IMG Academy.


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