Georgia #5 in Recruiting Rankings

ATHENS – Georgia's early recruiting effort have earned them a top-five ranking in the first recruiting rankings for the class of 2008.

Mark Richt's Bulldogs check in at #5 behind #1 Notre Dame, #2 Texas, #3 UCLA, and #4 Oklahoma. The Bulldogs have 17 commitments including three players ranked in Scout.com's National Top 100.

The Bulldogs have the highest ranked class of any SEC school, beating out #13 Ole Miss by eight spots. None of Georgia's big three rivals, Auburn, Georgia Tech and Florida, are ranked in the top 20 of this edition of Scout.com's rankings.

Scout.com Top 20 Recruiting Rankings

SEC Rankings:
1. Georgia (5)
2. Ole Miss (13)
3. Alabama (18)
4. LSU (24)
5. Tennessee (31)
6. Arkansas (42)
7. Florida (43)
8. Mississippi State (54)
9. South Carolina (57)
10. Auburn (58)
11. Vanderbilt (61)
12. Kentucky (70)


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