Four-star linebacker Jaleel Laguins of Watkinsville, GA (Oconee County) has committed to UGA for the class of 2016.
Laguins announced his decision this morning at a ceremony at his high school.
“It’s just a true blessing to be where I am right now,” Laguins said. “I have officially decided to verbally commit to the University of Georgia.”
Jaleel Laguins (6-2, 213) committed to the Bulldogs over Auburn. He also had offers from Alabama, Florida, Florida State, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Penn State, Tennessee, and UCF.
In the 247Sports Composite rankings, Laguins is listed as a 4-star recruit, the No. 15 outside linebacker, and the No. 215 overall recruit in the nation for 2016.
Rivals.com rates Laguins as a 3-star recruit and the No. 40 linebacker in the country.
Georgia now has 16 commitments for the class of 2016 and Laguins is the first linebacker.
— Georgia Football (@FootballUGA) August 19, 2015
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