At almost 6-foot-7 and 338 pounds, Shamurad Umarov is a force on Denmark High School’s offensive line. The 4-star prospect is the No. 19 offensive tackle in the country and No. 13 overall player in the state, according to

After a long summer of official visits, Sham decided to commit to Tennessee over Georgia, LSU, and Michigan State. The Dawgs made a big push at the end to keep Umarov in-state, but it was not enough for him to change his mind.

Umarov has big goals, including being the second Turkish player to ever play in the NFL. Find out more about his family’s journey to Georgia, why he committed to Tennessee and more about his recruiting process in an interview with GPB’s Hannah Goodin:

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