published Sunday, July 20th, 2014

Eason, Cleveland commit to Georgia for 2016

Georgia's "Dawg Days" football recruiting weekend has yielded two commitments for the 2015 signing class and two nationally elite recruits for 2016.

Committing Saturday evening to Georgia were quarterback Jacob Eason of Lake Stevens, Wash., and offensive tackle Ben Cleveland of Toccoa, Ga. The 6-foot-5, 207-pound Eason is rated by as the No. 3 overall prospect for the 2016 class and the No. 1 pro-style quarterback.

The 6-6, 327-pound Cleveland is rated by 247Sports as the No. 11 overall prospect in the 2016 class.

Providing nonbinding pledges for 2015 were a pair of three-star Floridians, receiver Shaquery Wilson of Coral Gables and safety Deontai Williams of Jacksonville. ranks Wilson as the No. 52 receiver nationally and Williams the No. 35 safety.

Williams, a 6-1, 185-pounder, previously was committed to Florida.

The 6-1, 189-pound Wilson committed to the Bulldogs over scholarship offers from Arkansas, Louisville, West Virginia and Wisconsin. He and Williams give Georgia 15 commitments for the 2015 class.

Contact David Paschall at or 423-757-6524.

about David Paschall...

David Paschall is a sports writer for the Times Free Press. He started at the Chattanooga Free Press in 1990 and was part of the Times Free Press when the paper started in 1999. David covers University of Georgia football, as well as SEC football recruiting, SEC basketball, Chattanooga Lookouts baseball and other sports stories. He is a Chattanooga native and graduate of the Baylor School and Auburn University. David has received numerous honors for ...

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