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Blog: Tight end signs financial aid agreement with Georgia

Tight end Jackson Harris from Columbia, Tenn., has signed a financial aid agreement with Georgia.

Harris announced on June 12 that he had given a verbal commitment to the Bulldogs and signed the agreement this week.

Harris, a four-star rated recruit, is the lone prospect to sign such an agreement thus far with Georgia in this recruiting cycle, according to information obtained from UGA through an open records request that asked for financial aid agreements prospects had signed for enrollment in 2015.

The agreement doesn’t bind Harris to Georgia but it formalizes that the school is committed to Harris.

Rising high school senior prospects planning to enroll in January can sign.

Harris signed the agreement on Tuesday night, according to a photo of the agreement. The school had not yet received a hard copy. The agreement said his signature certifies that he “accepts this athletic grant-in-aid offer from the University of Georgia and have not signed an athletic grant-in-aid offer with any other NCAA member institution.”

Harris picked Georgia over Alabama and others.

At least two prospects signed financial aid agreements last year with Georgia: quarterback Jacob Park and receiver Josh Malone.

Park enrolled at Georgia. Malone signed at Tennessee.

Coaches can have additional contact and comment about the recruit publicly if the school has a signed financial aid agreement.

Clemson has announced 13 players signed such agreements. Arkansas and Miami also have announced financial aid signings.

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