UGA Football Signing Day 2016 updates
Wednesday, February 3 is National Signing Day 2016. The Georgia Bulldogs are once again expected to sign a Top 10 class.
The Dawgs are hoping to land a some more big-time uncommitted targets on signing day. Below are the recruits and the time they are expected to announce (all times Eastern):
- Brian Burns (4* DE) – 8:00am
UPDATE: Burns committed to FSU.
- Mecole Hardman (5* ATH) – 8:30am
UPDATE: Hardman committed to UGA and has signed with the Dawgs!
- Michail Carter (4* DT) – 9:00am
UPDATE: Carter has committed to UGA!
- Tyler Simmons (3* WR) – 9:00am
UPDATE: Simmons has flipped his commitment from Alabama to Georgia!
- Ben Davis (5* LB) – 10:00am
UPDATE: Davis committed to Alabama.
- Jaewon Taylor (3* DB) – 10:30am
UPDATE: Taylor will sign with Florida.
- Jauan Williams (4* OT) – 10:30am
UPDATE: William is headed to FSU.
- Tyler Clark (4* DT) – 1:30pm
UPDATE: Clark has signed with UGA.
- David Marshall (3* DE) – 2:00pm
UPDATE: Marshall has flipped from Auburn to UGA!
- Mack Wilson (5* LB) – 2:00pm
UPDATE: Wilson is headed to Bama.
- E.J. Price (4* OT) – 2:45pm
UPDATE: Price has signed with USC.
- Derrick Brown (5* DT) – 3:00pm
UPDATE: Brown committed to Auburn.
- Jaleel Laguins (4* LB) – 5:30pm
UPDATE: Laguins will sign with UGA.
UGA already has LOI’s from six early enrollees:
- Jacob Eason – QB
- Isaac Nauta – TE
- Riley Ridley – WR
- Ben Cleveland – OL
- Julian Rochester – DL
- Chad Clay – DB
As we do each year, SicEmDawgs.com will post the 2016 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
7:30am – 3-Star DB Tyrique McGhee has signed his LOI.
7:55am – 3-Star OT Chris Barnes has signed his LOI.
8:01am – 4-Star DE Chauncey Manac has signed his LOI.
8:13am – 3-Star Punter Marshall Long of China Grove, NC has signed his LOI.
8:24am – 4-Star WR Charlie Woerner of Tiger, Georgia has signed his letter of intent.
8:27am – 4-Star DE Brian Burns picks FSU over UGA and others.
8:42am – 5-Star athlete Mecole Hardman, Jr. of Elberton, Georgia has committed to UGA!
8:44am – 4-Star JUCO WR Javon Wims of Miami, Florida has signed with UGA.
9:07am – Georgia has received the signed letter of intent from 5-Star athlete Mecole Hardman, Jr.
9:12am – 4-Star DT Michail Carter has committed to UGA over Alabama!
9:30am– 4-Star running back Elijah Holyfield of Atlanta, Georgia (Woodward Academy) has signed with UGA.
9:34am – 3-Star wide receiver Tyler Simmons has flipped his commitment from Alabama to Georgia!
9:45am – 3-Star offensive tackle Solomon Kindley of Jacksonville, Florida has signed with Georgia.
10:02am – 3-Star wide receiver Tyler Simmons has officially signed with UGA.
10:14am – 5-Star linebacker Ben Davis has committed to Alabama over Georgia and others.
10:37am – 3-Star DB Jaewon Taylor will sign with Florida over Georgia and others.
10:38am – 4-Star OT Jauan Williams has committed to Florida State over UGA and others.
11:45am – Regarding the size of the 2016 signing class, UGA head coach Kirby Smart said he is “…not as concerned about how many as I am who.”
12:18pm – No updates. It’s lunch time across the South.
12:25pm – 4-Star DL Michail Carter has officially signed with the Georgia Bulldogs.
12:45pm – Morning Recap: National Signing Day 2016
1:30pm – Not recruiting, but 2016 G-Day Game to Kick Off at 4:00 PM
1:55pm – 4-Star DT Tyler Clark signs with Georgia after a late push from Tennessee.
2:06pm – 5-Star LB Lyndell “Mack” Wilson of Montgomery, Ala. has committed to Alabama over UGA and others.
2:54pm – 3-Star DL David Marshall has officially signed with UGA.
3:05pm – 4-Star OT E.J. Price, a former UGA commitment, has signed with the USC Trojans.
4:28pm – 4-Star DT Tyler Clark has officially signed with UGA.
4:51pm – In case you missed it last night, 3-Star WR/S Joshua Moran of Alpharetta, Georgia committed to UGA as a preferred walk-on.
5:33pm – 4-Star LB Jaleel Laguins of Watkinsville, Georgia has reaffirmed his commitment and will sign with UGA.
That should close out Georgia’s 2016 class with the possible exception of 5-Star WR Demetrius Robinson of Savannah. He won’t announce for at least a week and is also considering Stanford, Notre Dame, and Alabama.
5:54pm – 4-Star LB Jaleel Laguins has officially signed with UGA.