Juco transfers find right fit

While not easy, process of moving up to FBS program helps some players excel

Updated: August 22, 2012, 12:44 PM ET
By David Ching | DawgNation

ATHENS, Ga. -- John Jenkins and Mark Beard know they are among a small group of junior college players who earned the opportunity to play for Georgia and coach Mark Richt. The last thing they want to do is damage a future player's opportunity.

That means it's up to them to perform satisfactorily in the classroom and on the playing field.

"You don't want to mess it up," said Beard, a sophomore offensive lineman who transferred from Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College in January. "You ...

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