Lamont Gaillard commits to Georgia football

Georgia picked up the 16th commitment for its 2014 football signing class Saturday when defensive tackle Lamont Gaillard of Fayetteville, N.C., made a nonbinding pledge.

Gaillard is rated by as the nation's No. 19 overall prospect. The 6-foot-2, 325-pounder had scholarship offers from Alabama, Florida, Florida State, LSU and Notre Dame in addition to North Carolina and N.C. State.

By landing Gaillard, the Bulldogs catapulted to second in's team rankings behind Tennessee, second in's team rankings behind Miami and sixth in's rankings.