Bulldogs pick up commitments from offensive lineman, wideout

Georgia got a pair of commitments from prospects at the Mark Richt Camp on Saturday.

Miami Southridge wide receiver Gilbert Johnson and Heard County offensive lineman Jake Edwards both committed to the Bulldogs, giving the program seven commitments for the class of 2014.

“I talked to [running backs coach Tony] Ball first, then I was taken up to Coach Richt’s office to talk to him, too. Both coaches told me about the offer, and I committed right when they told me about it. They told me that they think I am a big receiver that gets in and out of my breaks well, that I have strong hands and that I have good game speed. They like me a lot they said,” Johnson told Fox Sports NEXT.

“It feels amazing to be committed to Georgia,” Edwards told Fox Sports NEXT. “I am speechless, and it feels like I am in a dream. I am extremely excited and blessed to be committed to the University of Georgia.”

The Bulldogs also handed out an offer to Stratford (Goose Creek, S.C.) quarterback Jacob Park, who said he will decide sometime in the next month where he’s going to college. Park can pick from Georgia, Alabama, Virginia Tech and Notre Dame.

“I am interested in Georgia now that I visited,” Park told Fox Sports NEXT after the camp. “It’s definitely one of my options.”

Trenton Thompson, a top defensive tackle in the class of 2015, was one of the top overall players in Athens Saturday. The Westover product was given the full attention of the Georgia coaching staff, including being shuttled around in Mark Richt’s golf cart.

Brooks County defensive back Malkom Parrish was arguably the top performer of the camp at cornerback. Parrish has narrowed his future down to playing at either Georgia or Georgia Tech.

The Bulldogs have recruited him as a cornerback; the Yellow Jackets as a quarterback. He had an impressive day at cornerback Saturday showcasing his tremendous speed.

Parrish’s top competitor for top overall player at the camp was Ouachita Parish (La.) wide receiver Cameron Sims. Sims is one of the top receivers in the country and will eventually pick between a slew of national powers including the Bulldogs, Alabama, Notre Dame and USC.

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