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5-Star DT Julian Rochester commits to UGA for 2016

Julian Rochester
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Five-star defensive tackle Julian Rochester of Powder Springs, Georgia (McEachern) has committed to UGA for the class of 2016.

Rochester announced his commitment to the Bulldogs tonight via his Twitter account.

Rochester (6-5.5, 315) committed to the Bulldogs over a long list of offers, including Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Florida, FSU, Georgia Tech, LSU, Miami (FL), Michigan State, Ohio State, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas A&M.

In the 247Sports Composite rankings, Julian Rochester is listed as a 5-star recruit, the No. 3 defensive tackle, and the No. 10 overall recruit in the nation. rates Rochester as a 4-star recruit, the No. 5 defensive tackle, and No. 46 in their Rivals100 2016. also rates him as a 4-star recruit, the No. 5 defensive tackle, and the No. 28 overall recruit.

Georgia now has 13 commitments for the class of 2016 and their class is currently ranked 4th by 247Sports.

The Bulldogs are amassing a stellar class of defensive line recruits for next season. Rochester joins UGA commitments Tyler Clark and Chauncey Manac, both 4-star recruits.

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