Former Georgia cornerback Brandon Boykin used Clemson’s national title to publicize his alma mater on Twitter, posting a message to recruits about what could be in store for the Bulldogs under Kirby Smart.
All you young highschool all Americans.. & 5⭐️ if you wanna win come to #UGA future is now. the New SEC 🤙🏾
— Brandon Boykin (@BrandonBoykin2) January 10, 2017
Georgia has not won a national title since 1980, and the Bulldogs have not won an SEC title since 2005.
Boykin’s tweet drew a response from former Georgia running back Todd Gurley, who noted that players such as Deshaun Watson — who is from Gainesville, Ga. — should not be going to Clemson.
Got to keep athletes like Watson in the state of Georgia😩😩
— Todd Gurley II (@TG3II) January 10, 2017
Boykin signed with the Chicago Bears before the 2016 season, but missed the season because of a pectoral injury suffered in training camp. He has played for the Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers during his NFL career.
Boykin’s school record of five career punt or kickoff returns for a touchdown was broken this season by wide receiver Isaiah McKenzie.
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