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Recruiting Notebook - Getting Dawgs out of the ATL

ATHENS — For years, Georgia fans have worried that their beloved Bulldogs can't get star players out of Atlanta, particularly star-studded Douglass High School.

The Douglass jinx, at least, could be ending this year. Defensive linemen Roderick Battle and Brandon Sesay have verbally committed to sign with Georgia on Feb. 2. That will mark the end of a disturbing trend that saw elite athletes like Jamal Lewis (Tennessee) and Ahmad Carroll (Arkansas) go elsewhere. "I guess myself being a former graduate doesn't hurt," said Douglass coach Gary Cantrell... Recommended Stories

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Roderick Battle, a four star defensive line prospect out of Douglass High School in Atlanta, GA…