Georgia's #RareBreed18 recruiting class continued its major roll this evening by welcoming back one of its original members.
Rome outside linebacker Adam Anderson committed to the Bulldogs back in August of 2016 then changed his mind and joined a couple of high school teammates in committing to LSU in April (on G Day, no less). It didn't stick, as Anderson decommitted from the Bayou Bengals in July and has since made several trips to Athens. Tonight he announced that he is once again choosing to play his college football in Athens.
Anderson chose the Red and Black over offers from LSU, Alabama, Tennessee, Clemson, and Auburn among others. The 6'4, 215 pound standout is one of those prospects who was wanted by every team in America. Getting him to recommit is a serious coup for the Georgia coaching staff.
Anderson is a big, fast edge rusher in the Davin Bellamy mold, with the proviso that he is more physical at this stage in his development.
247Sports rates him the #2 outside linebacker in the nation and the #44 player in the country for the class of 2017. That makes him the highest rated defensive prospect in the UGA class. With Anderson's change of his prior change of heart, the Bulldogs jump up to #6 in 247's 2018 class rankings. That's noteworthy given that the Bulldogs may still be a player for as many as 8 of the top 50 prospects in America, in addition to various other blue chip recruits. That's impressive, I don't care who you are.