June 28, 2016
In case you haven’t noticed, Georgia is simply on fire in recruiting new head coach Kirby Smart’s first full class of future Bulldogs. And now it’s time to keep that blaze spreading to Nike’s campus in Beaverton, Oregon, next week at The Opening.
Georgia is currently ranked No. 6 nationally by 247Sports for the class of 2017, and the Bulldogs have the fewest commitments—11—in the top eight. That speaks to the overall high quality of the recruits Smart and company have already landed.
The top targets on Georgia’s board have the potential to create something special in Athens this cycle, too. For proof of that, look no further than the roster for The Opening next week. The annual recruiting showcase has more than a dozen blue-chip recruits considering the Bulldogs, from elite running backs to a huge number of game-changing defensive backs.
Here are the six current Georgia commitments who will be at The Opening next week, followed by 10 of the top Bulldogs targets who will also be in action. The rankings used here are the 247Sports composite rankings, which combine several of the industry’s top ratings into one standard.