June 12, 2007

Curran enjoying being a Bulldog

Despite being one of the most talked about prospects to sign with UGA in the Class of 2007, Rennie Curran's chances of playing this fall looked slim given the fact that the team is at least two-deep at all three linebacker positions. That changed, however, as injuries and other issues reduced the overall numbers for the corps.

"It was a real busy week just getting used to the system and how things are done here," said Curran who moved to Athens on Sunday, June 3rd. "We were crammed with a bunch of rules; don't do this or that, and the whole alcohol thing. Then we had physicals, where they did about everything, EKG, ultrasound on our hearts, and all kinds of other stuff."

After the first few days of getting his dormitory room organized with his roommates Charles White, Israel Troupe, and Bruce Figgins, classes began, and so too did the summer workouts.

"On Thursday we were able to work out for the first time," said Curran. "It has been awesome working with Coach Dave Van Halanger and all his guys. We have a real good crew, and even before we started working out, [Van Halanger] gave us a little bit of a motivational talk to give us something to aim for."

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