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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 247sports.com 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 Scout.com's team rankings behind Tennessee, second in 247sports.com's team rankings behind Miami and sixth in Rivals.com's rankings.

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