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Huge OL Netori Johnson commits to Georgia

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We <3 big uglies.

Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

A great week for Kirby Smart and the Georgia Bulldogs got even better this afternoon with the commitment of Cedar Grove offense of (Oh look, DawgInStLouis drank his "that guy juice" this morning) offensive guard Netori Johnson. Johnson decommitted from Alabama in January and has been thought to be leaning toward the home state Bulldogs ever since. New offensive line coach Sam Pittman made Johnson a priority from day one, and as you've probably noticed, Pittman can be a pretty nimble recruiter for such a big man.

Speaking of big men, Netori Johnson's not exactly a shrimp. At 6'3, 345 pounds, Johnson has the heft to road grade in the SEC. While he plays tackle in high school, I project the 247Sports #14 player in the Peach State to kick inside and become the type of guard Pittman developed at Arkansas. Like most high school offensive linemen Johnson will be a continuous project, getting in better shape and converting flab to muscle. But he already has pretty quick feet for a guy his size. And to reiterate, Johnson's size isn't XXL, it's "human retaining wall."

Georgia still has work to do on the offense of line for the 2017 class, but Johnson was one player who had to be near the top of the board for the cycle. If in fact he is closing down his recruitment, that position is now in position to be a strong suit for this class. Until later....

Go 'Dawgs!!!