Tuesday afternoon brought Georgia some very big news when elite 2015 recruit Trent Thompson committed to the Bulldogs.
News: DT Trent Thompson of Albany, Ga., the second-ranked player overall in the nation, just committed to Georgia.
— Seth Emerson (@SethEmerson) August 12, 2014
Thompson is listed as the No. 2-overall player in the country, according to 247 Sports Composite rankings. The 6-foot-4, 292-pound defensive tackle chose UGA over the likes of Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Florida, and several other top programs around the country. Georgia now has a total of 18 commitments, including two 5-stars and six 4-stars.
Shortly after Thompson announced his commitment, head coach Mark Richt sent out the following tweet.
Here’s a highlight video of what the bruiser is bringing to the Dawgs.