UGA lands 3 commitments at Dawg Night

Georgia’s annual Dawg Night netted at least three commitments Friday as the Bulldogs made progress on a slew of prospects they are interested in signing.

Rutledge receiver Shakenneth Williams gave his verbal commitment to the Bulldogs, as did Lake Gibson (Fla.) safety Kendall Grant and Lowndes offensive tackle Dyshon Sims.

Gant (6-foot-2, 180 pounds), Williams (6-1, 195) and Sims (6-4, 275) are rated as four-star prospects by Fox Sports NEXT.

Georgia also hosted a number of high-level prospects, including Norcross outside linebacker Lorenzo Carter, who stayed at the event until a weather delay postponed it by nearly an hour and a half. Carter is considered a key prospect for Georgia’s 2014 class, but the Bulldogs trail rival Florida.

Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillan and Locust Grove safety Cortez McDowell also attended. McDowell was getting special attention from Georgia coach Mark Richt at midfield during the event.

Georgia also hosted several high-level younger players, including top rising sophomore Ben Cleveland. Cleveland, an offensive lineman from Stephens County, will likely be a nationally ranked prospect in coming years.

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