After some initial worry, Georgia fans can breath easy, as sophomore Isaiah McKenzie calmed concerns surrounding the transfer speculation surrounding his name Monday. Many feared the Florida native may head south with former head coach Mark Richt after a snapchat attributed to McKenzie appeared to suggest a transfer was imminent.
McKenzie was asked about the rumors Tuesday:
Spoke briefly with Isaiah McKenzie about transfer speculation: "Oh, no. I'm staying in Athens." Said returns to UGA from Florida Saturday.— Marc Weiszer (@marcweiszer) January 5, 2016
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Losing one of the best kick returners in the nation would have been a tough pill to swallow for Georgia and new head coach Kirby Smart, losing him to former head coach Mark Richt would have made it sting just a bit more.
Thankfully for Georgia fans, the cause for concern appears to now be over.