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UGA Football Signing Day 2015 Updates

UGA Football Signing Day 2015

Wednesday, February 4 is National Signing Day 2015. The Georgia Bulldogs are once again expected to sign a Top 10 class.

Mark Richt and the Dawgs currently have 25 verbal commitments. Georgia’s 2015 class is currently ranked 3rd by, 6th by, and 7th by 247Sports.

The Dawgs are hoping to land a few of their big-time uncommitted targets:

  • DaQuan Hawkins (3-star DT, 6-4, 303) – Will announce between Georgia and Missouri at 8:30am.
    UPDATE: Hawkins has committed to UGA!
  • Pat Allen (4-star OL, 6-4, 285) – Allen committed to UGA back in August, but then de-committed in January. He will choose between Georgia and Tennessee at 9am.
    UPDATE: Allen has committed to UGA!
  • Rico McGraw (4-star DB, 6-0, 180) – As with Pat Allen, McGraw was also committed to Georgia before de-committing and picking Alabama. He de-committed from the Tide last week and will now make his final decision at 11:10am on ESPNU.
    UPDATE: McGraw has committed to UGA!
  • Roquan Smith (4-star LB, 6-0, 203) – Smith is reportedly down to Georgia and UCLA. He will pick between those two at 11:20am.
    UPDATE: Smith has committed to UCLA but has not signed.
    UPDATE 2: Smith has signed scholarship papers with UGA.
  • Kirby Choates, Jr. (DB, 5-11, 184_ – Choates doesn’t currently have an offer from UGA. He will choose between the Dawgs and Georgia Southern at 12:30pm.
    UPDATE: Choates has committed to the Bulldogs!
  • Nick Buchanan (3-star OT, 6-4, 285) – Buchanan de-committed from Cal on Monday and will now pick between Georgia and Florida at 2pm.
    UPDATE: Nick Buchanan has committed to Florida.
  • Terry Godwin (5-star ATH, 6-0, 168) – Godwin is a current UGA commitment and has been for over a year. Auburn has been making a late push for him, however. Godwin will sign with one of the two schools at 6pm.
    UPDATE: Godwin has signed with UGA!
  • Terrell Chatman (3-star WR, 6-4, 185) – Chatman, a Miami (FL) commitment, appears to be leaning towards home-state LSU. Georgia could gain his signature if one of their current WR commitments flips to another school.
    UPDATE: Chatman will choose between Arizona State and TCU.

Of that group, Georgia appears to be in good shape with Pat Allen and Rico McGraw. Terry Godwin will also stick with UGA based on some recent reports.

Roquan Smith would be a huge pickup for the Dawgs, as would DaQuan Hawkins and Nick Buchanan.

UGA already has LOI’s from eight early enrollees:

  • Johnathan Abram (DB, 6-2, 202)
  • Chuks Amaechi (LB, 6-3, 220)
  • Michael Barnett (DE, 6-5, 258)
  • Jake Ganus (LB, 6-2, 225)
  • Jackson Harris (TE, 6-6, 250)
  • Jonathan Ledbetter (DL, 6-4, 265)
  • Natrez Patrick (DE/OLB, 6-3, 243)
  • Jarvis Wilson (CB, 6-2, 197)

As we do each year, will post the 2015 UGA Football Signees as they come in. We will also update this post throughout the day (see “Live Signing Day Updates” below). Feel free to join the signing day discussion in the comments section at the bottom.

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Live Signing Day Updates

7:35am – 3-Star CB Juwan Briscoe of Waldorf, MD is officially a Bulldog!

7:53am – Three LOI’s received:

  • WR Jayson Stanley (6-2, 205)
  • LB Juwan Taylor (6-2, 220)
  • OL Sam Madden (6-7, 345)

8:03am – 4-Star Safety Rashad Roundtree (6-1, 195) is officially a Bulldog!

8:11am – 3-Star DT Justin Young (6-3.5, 255) has sent in his LOI.

8:25am – 3-Star OT DeVondre Seymour (6-6, 315) has sent in his LOI.

8:29am – 3-Star OT Sage Hardin (6-7, 276) is officially a Bulldog.

8:33am – 2-Star RB/WR Tae Crowder (6-3, 220) has sent in his LOI.

8:45am – 4-Star OL Patrick Allen has committed to the Georgia Bulldogs!

8:47am – 3-Star DT DaQuan Hawkins committed to the Georgia Bulldogs live at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta.

8:50am – 4-Star DE D’Andre Walker is now officially a Bulldog!

9:07am – 3-Star WR Michael Chigbu (6-2, 211) has sent in his LOI.

9:14am – UGA now has a total of 26 commitments and 19 have signed.

9:23am – 3-Star DT DaQuan Hawkins (6-4, 303) and 4-Star OL Patrick Allen (6-5, 286) have signed with the Dawgs!

9:31am – DB commitment Deontai Williams (6-1, 185) has signed with Ohio instead of Georgia.

9:33am – The No. 1 overall recruit for 2015, DT Trenton Thompson, has signed with UGA!

10:00am – DB Deandre Baker (6-0, 175) has announced he will stick with UGA. Was considering a switch to Texas.

10:40am – 3-Star CB Deandre Baker (6-0, 175) is now officially a Georgia Bulldog!

11:13am – 4-Star DE Chauncey Rivers (6-2.5, 247) has signed with UGA.

11:14am – 4-Star DB Rico McGraw has committed to the Dawgs!

11:19am – 4-Star LB Gary McRae (6-4, 220) has now signed with Georgia.

11:23am – Rico McGraw has officially signed with the Dawgs.

11:30am – 4-Star LB RoQuan Smith committed to UCLA over UGA in a live ESPNU announcement.

11:53am – 3-Star Safety Kirby Choates of Atlanta has committed to UGA!

12:33pm – Kirby Choates is now officially a Georgia Bulldog.

12:47pm – 3-Star WR Shaquery Wilson of Miami, FL, who flipped his commitment to West Virginia last week, will sign with UGA per reports.

1:12pm – Georgia may be back in it for 4-Star WR Van Jefferson. He makes his announcement at 1:30pm. OL Nich Buchanan announces at 2pm.

1:26pm – Van Jefferson now announcing at 3:45pm ET per 247Sports.

1:40pm – WR Shaquery Wilson has officially flipped back to UGA!

1:50pm – Shaquery Wilson has sent in his LOI to Georgia.

2:20pm – 3-Star OT Nick Buchanan has selected Florida over Georgia.

3:29pm – Mark Richt was doing an interview on 680 the Fan, but then he had to hang up to take a phone call.

3:48pm – Time for Van Jefferson to announce…

3:55pm – Van Jefferson will sign with Ole Miss over Georgia and Michigan.

4:14pmMark Richt Discusses Bulldogs’ 2015 Signing Class

5:05pm – 3-Star WR Terrell Chatman has reportedly eliminated UGA and will choose between Arizona State and TCU.

5:35pm – Terry Godwin’s announcement is coming up around 6-6:20pm on Fox Sports Net (maybe Fox Sports South depending on area).

6:20pm – 5-Star WR/ATH Terry Godwin announced on Fox Sports Net that he is “Still 100% UGA.” He sent in his LOI and he is officially a Dawg!

6:30pm – Roquan Smith has re-opened his commitment and will choose between Georgia, Michigan, Texas A&M, and UCLA. Could be a couple of days before he decides.

Feb. 13 – Roquan Smith has signed scholarship papers with UGA!



  1. Larry Bowen

    Feb 4, 2015 at 10:19 am

    Looks like it’s a great class now just finish the drill

  2. Steve Boyd

    Feb 12, 2015 at 5:57 pm

    Looks as if a very good class could become a great class!!!

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