UGA Recruiting: Targets Remain In Solid Class
Georgia got some great news Saturday when defensive tackle Lamont Gaillard (Pine Forest HS) commited to the Bulldogs over Florida, Alabama and Clemson. Gaillard marks commitment No. 16 for Georgia's 2014 class.
Gaillard is rated the No. 12 prospect overall in ESPN's Top 300, ranking as the No. 2 defensive tackle.
While it is a nice signing, there still is more work to do for Bulldogs coaches as it gets closer to football season.
So on whom do the Bulldogs focus now?
Lorenzo Carter, DE, Norcross HS (Ga.)
A commitment from Carter would be huge for the Bulldogs. While he's only at the point of narrowing down his top schools, Georgia still is in the mix for this home-grown product.
Carter has a lot of speed and brings a lot to the edge. The one thing he has to do, however, is add a little mass to his 6-foot-5 frame.
He's ranked 10th in ESPN's Top 300 and would give Georgia two five-star players (according to their rankings) for the 2014 class. If you add in running back Sony Michael's five-star status from Rivals.com, it would make three.
Raekwon McMillan, LB, Liberty County HS (Ga.)
Linebacker is a position of need in this year's recruiting class for Georgia. McMillan fits the mold of what the Bulldogs need on the inside.
A beast between the tackles, McMillan is ranked No. 13 in ESPN's Top 300 and No. 1 at inside linebacker.
McMillan is, in my opinion, the most important recruit left on the board for the Bulldogs, especially considering there are no linebackers commited in this class.
Josh Malone, WR, Station Camp HS (Tenn.)
The Bulldogs already have two wide receivers commited to this class, but when you can add a four-star receiver to the mix, you should go for it.
Malone already has named the Bulldogs in his Top Five along with Notre Dame, Auburn, Florida State and Ohio State. Every school but Auburn has at least two wide receivers already commited, so that shouldn't hold the Bulldogs back.
He is a deep threat and has a lot of speed, which is something Georgia will need after this season.
David Sharpe, OT, Providence School (Fla.)
There's an old saying that you can never have too many offensive linemen. The Bulldogs have a four-star lineman in Isaiah Wynn committed and two others who are not as highly-touted.
Sharpe has been a good tackle in high school and could make a good left tackle in college. He stands 6-foot-6 and has a reach like no other in this class.
He ranks 14th in ESPN's Top 300 and No. 2 among offensive tackles.