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The transfer portal window is drawing to a close soon on Jan. 2. With many teams making good use of the portal to exchange players, Colorado and Georgia are among the top teams with the most commits. But who is getting what?

Both Coach Prime and Kirby Smart faced different stories this season. Deion Sanders and the Buffs suffered a 4-8 season while the 12-1 Bulldogs lost their playoff chance to the Alabama Crimson Tide. But interestingly, they still managed to hook in the most players in the 2024 transfer portal. 

Colorado vs. Georgia – Transfer ranking power

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According to On3 rankings, so far, Colorado boasts eight commits and 19 transfers. The commits include one 5-star recruit, three 4-star recruits, and four 3-star players, with six of them having already signed their Letter of Intent. Coach Prime has also secured 19 transfers that consist of seven 4-star recruits, nine 3-star players, and three unranked players. 

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Meanwhile, the Georgia Bulldogs may not have as much success with transfer players as the Buffs. But they have secured the most commits with 28 who have all signed to Georgia, which includes three 5-star recruits, 19 4-star commits, and six 3-star players. Kirby Smart also bagged four transfers, including two 4-star players and two 3-star players. 

A close recruiting competition

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Georgia and Colorado are the two hottest topics in the recruiting rankings. Kirby Smart’s Bulldogs tops the nation with a recruiting average of 93.58. Colorado may have an overall ranking of 44th, but the Buffs come second to Georgia in recruiting average with 93.13. 

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Apart from the players coming in, both teams saw some key players entering the transfer portal as they decommit from their respective teams. Colorado lost six players, including two 4-star players and four 3-star players. Georgia fared worst in terms of decommits with seven players throwing their hats in the transfer portal, including the 5-star prospect Dylan Raiola, four 4-star players, and two 3-star players. 

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Colorado will have to wait for the next season to flaunt their new talents on the field. As for the Bulldogs, they have an upcoming bowl game to test their skills against the undefeated Florida State Seminoles in the Orange Bowl. 

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