Three-star tight end Garrett Walston of Wilmington, North Carolina (New Hanover) has committed to UGA for the class of 2016.
BREAKING – Tight end Garrett Walston has picked #UGA over UNC according to his coach. The Dawgs gambled and got their top target.
— Radi Nabulsi (@RadiNabulsi) June 30, 2015
Georgia won the commitment of Walston over the North Carolina Tar Heels. Walston also had offers from Boston College, California, East Carolina, Maryland, NC State, Northwestern, Ohio, Virginia, Virginia Tech, and Wake Forest.
UGA tight ends coach John Lilly was Walston’s primary recruiter, and Walston took an unofficial visit to Athens on Saturday, June 27.
In the 247Sports Composite rankings, Garrett Walston is listed as a 3-star recruit, the No. 17 tight end, and the No. 438 overall recruit in the nation.
Georgia now has 12 commitments for the class of 2016.