Georgia Football’s first season under head coach Kirby Smart will “officially” start on Wednesday, as his recruiting efforts will hopefully pay off and he can lockdown his top targets for the 2016 season and beyond. This recruiting class is already star-studded, as early enrollees Jacob Eason, Isaac Nauta and Riley Ridley are already on campus in Athens, and ready to make a difference for the Bulldogs. There are potentially more stars on the way, as National Signing Day is upon us.
We have a schedule laid out for each of Georgia’s committed players, potential uncommitted snags, as well as potential flips for the Bulldogs. The Georgia faithful will have all eyes on the media, as they hope the top tier athletes will “Commit to the G.” Here’s a look at when and where to tune in, as well as the other schools considered for these recruits.
Morning (7am- 12pm)
7am, 3-star P Marshall Long (China Grove, NC): Georgia commit (8th nationally ranked player at position)
7:30am, 4-star WR Javon Wims (Jacksonville, FL): Wims is a Georgia commit, however was considering South Carolina and Oklahoma. Recently he has announced he will stick with his commitment and sign with Georgia. (ESPN JUCO Top 50: 12)
8am, 4-star DE/OLB Brian Burns (Plantation, FL): Considering Georgia, Florida State and Florida (Rivals250: 65)
8-9:30am (no specification), 3-star OT Solomon Kindley (Jacksonville, FL): Georgia commit (86th nationally ranked player at position)
8:30am, 5-star ATH Mecole Hardman Jr. (Elberton, GA): Considering Georgia, Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, Florida, Michigan and Tennessee. Hardman’s signing ceremony will be televised locally in the Atlanta area by WAGA-TV (FOX 5) as well as WXIA-TV (11Alive). (Rivals250: 11)
9am, 3-star WR Tyler Simmons (Powder Springs, GA): Simmons is currently committed to Alabama, but is also considering Georgia and Miami. (Rivals250: NR)
9am, 4-star DT Michail Carter (Jackson, GA): Considering Georgia, Alabama, Clemson and Georgia Tech (Rivals250: 89)
9:30am, 4-star DE/OLB Chauncey Manac (Homerville, GA): Georgia commit (Rivals250: 125)
10am, 3-star DB Tyrique McGhee (Fort Valley, GA) Georgia commit (56th nationally ranked at position)
10am, 5-star ILB Ben Davis (Gordo, AL): Considering Georgia, Auburn, Alabama and Notre Dame. Davis’ commitment ceremony will be televised on ESPNU.
10am, 3-star S Jeawon Taylor (Montgomery, AL): Georgia hopes to see a flip in Taylor, as he is currently committed to Florida, but has strongly considered Georgia.
10:15am, 3-star OL Chris Barnes (Leesburg, GA): Georgia commit (45th nationally ranked player at position)
10:30am, 4-star OT Jauan Williams (Washington, DC): Considering Georgia, Florida State and Texas A&M (Rivals250: 146)
12:30pm, 4-star WR Charlie Woerner (Tiger, GA): Georgia commit (25th nationally ranked player at position)
1:30pm, 4-star DT Tyler Clark (Americus, GA): Georgia commit (25th nationally ranked player at position)
2 pm, 5-star OLB Mack Wilson (Montgomery, AL): Wilson is deciding between Georgia and Alabama, and the race between the schools is tight, per AJC’s DawgNation. His signing ceremony will be televised on ESPN2. (Rivals250: 26)
2pm, 3-star DE David Marshall (Thomaston, GA): This scenario is similar to Taylor’s, in which Georgia hopes for a flip. Marshall is currently committed to Auburn. (Rivals250: NR)
2:45pm, 4-star OL E.J. Price (Lawrenceville, GA): Price is a former Georgia commit, and will make a final decision between Georgia, Auburn, LSU or Southern California. His signing ceremony will be televised on WXIA-TV (11Alive). (Rivals250: 184)
3pm, 5-star DL Derrick Brown (Buford, GA): Brown is one of Georgia’s top targets, as his talents are highly sought after. He is considering Georgia, Auburn and Tennessee. His signing ceremony will be televised on ESPN2. (Rivals250: 17)
3:30pm, 4-star RB Elijah Holyfield (College Park, GA): Georgia commit (Rivals250: 108)
5:30pm, 4-star ILB Jaleel Laguins (Watkinsville, GA): Laguins is a Georgia commit, but could be a potential flip to Alabama or Florida.