"I committed to Georgia," Lee confirmed tonight. "Georgia was the best fit for me. It was what I was looking for in a college. It was a very good day for me."
The Gwinnett Daily Post named him to their first-team defense team because of his 71 tackles and nine sacks. Lee helped get Buford to a 15-0 season en route to the AA State Championship while playing on the offensive and defensive side of the ball. At Georgia Lee thinks he will likely get his start on offensive side of the football.
"Georgia likes me at center or guard on the offensive line," Lee said. "I've been talking with Coach Searels for some time, and I really like him. We were very excited today. I am glad that I am going to be a Bulldog in college. I'm leaning towards offense, but that doesn't really matter as much to me."
Searels was likely one of the biggest reasons Lee picked Georgia. He said he's formed a great relationship with the offensive line coach. Also, Buford coach Jess Simpson and the Georgia coach have been friends for some time. Lee has expressed concerns about waiting too long to commit, and has said in the recent past that he was going to commit to a college before the end of his spring football obligations.
"I'm leaning towards offense, but that doesn't really matter as much to me," he said. "I think I am going to pick the school and go with what they think is best for me – offense or defense."
Lee is the third lineman the Bulldogs have a verbal commitment from this season. Troup County's Chris Burnette and Northside's Abry Jones are the other two commitments. Lee may not be the only commitment for the Bulldogs in the near future. Scout.com confirmed that Tampa quarterback Aaron Murray will hold a press conference on Thursday at 11 AM to announce where he will attend college. He has narrowed his choice to Florida, UCLA and Georgia.