Still Awaiting Demetris Robertson's Decision

Numerous Georgia football players claim they have "unfinished business" in Athens. Is Demetris Robertson one of them?
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One notable Georgia football player is yet to announce whether or not he'll remain with the team in 2021.

Senior wide receiver Demetris Robertson is able to return for one more season because of the free year of eligibility granted by the NCAA. Robertson being the last Georgia player to announce his decision is surprising as his name was mentioned in the "free year" discussion the most during the regular season.

Robertson's college football career since his freshman season can be seen as up and down, to say the least. He signed with California as a top prospect and went on to have a 700-yard season. But an injury ended his sophomore campaign early and a family illness prompted the Savannah native to transfer to Georgia. 

In three seasons in Athens, Robertson has 52 touches for 604 yards and four touchdowns. His best season as a Bulldog was 2019 when he caught 30 passes for 333 yards and three touchdowns. He also carried the ball six times for 52 yards.

His biggest catch to date was a game-tying touchdown against South Carolina to send the game to overtime in 2019. He had a chance to surpass that play moments later when he got passed the defense down three in overtime, but the pass from Jake Fromm was too short for Robertson to make a play on.

Robertson's return would go about ensuring Georgia would have the best and deepest receiving corps in the nation. George Pickens and Jermaine Burton are bound to be the star receivers on Georgia's offense regardless of Robertson's decision. But Robertson adds another talented deep threat for defenses to account for.

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