Mark Richt and the Georgia coaching staff got some great news on Saturday when two of nation’s top high school juniors committed to the Bulldogs on Saturday. Per AJC.com
Ben Cleveland, a 5-star offensive tackle from Stephens County High School, and Jacob Eason, a 5-star quarterback from Lake Stevens, Wash., both pledged to
OL Ben Cleveland (AJC/Michael Carvell)
Cleveland and Eason are both ranked among the nation’s top 22 college football prospects for 2016, per the 247sports.com composite rankings. They are UGA’s first two commitments for its 2016 class.
Here was Richt's response on Twitter: The 6-foot-7, 320-pound Cleveland is ranked as the nation’s No. 3 offensive tackle and committed to the Bulldogs over Alabama, Auburn, Clemson and Florida.
The 6-5, 205-pound Eason is rated as the nation’s No. 2 pro-style quarterback and the nation’s No. 14 overall prospect. He picked Georgia over Notre Dame, Washington, Stanford and Alabama, among others.