DawgNation signing day primer

The Georgia Bulldogs are hoping to add another top-10 class with head coach Mark Richt, and the 2012 class is ranked No. 5 in the ESPNU rankings.

Running back Keith Marshall (Raleigh, N.C./Millbrook), quarterback Faton Bauta (West Palm Beach, Fla./Dwyer) and offensive lineman Mark Beard (Coffeyville, Kan./Coffeyville CC) have already enrolled and are on campus. Sixteen prospects are committed to Georgia, with nine others still being actively recruited by the Bulldogs.

DawgNation has you covered on when to expect each prospect to sign his letter of intent and add his name to the Bulldogs' 2012 recruiting class.


DT John Atkins (Thomson, Ga./Thomson) 8 a.m.

K Marshall Morgan (Plantation, Fla./American Heritage) 8 a.m.

TE Ty Smith (Moultrie, Ga./Colquitt Co.) 9 a.m.

WR Blake Tibbs (Lithonia, Ga./Martin Luther King) 9 a.m.

OL Greg Pyke (Baltimore/Boys Latin) 9 a.m.

LB Leonard Floyd (Eastman, Ga./Dodge Co.) 10 a.m.

LB Jordan Jenkins (Hamilton, Ga,/Harris Co.) 10-11 a.m.

DT Jonathan Taylor (Millen, Ga./Jenkins Co.) 11 a.m.

DE James Deloach (Millen, Ga./Jenkins Co.) 11 a.m.

OT John Theus (Jacksonville, Fla./Bolles) 12:20 p.m.

FB Quayvon Hicks (Blackshear, Ga./Pierce Co.) 2 p.m.

P Collin Barber (Cartersville, Ga./Cartersville) 2 p.m.

RB Todd Gurley (Tarboro, N.C./Tarboro) will sign Thursday when he returns from the International Bowl.

Signing Day Targets

DL Dalvin Tomlinson (McDonough, Ga./Henry Co.) 8:45 a.m.

WR Ja'Quay Williams (Tyrone, Ga./Sandy Creek) 8:45 a.m.

LB Josh Harvey-Clemons (Valdosta, Ga./Lowndes) 9 a.m., Live on ESPNU and ESPN3

OT Brandon Greene (Ellenwood, Ga./Cedar Grove) 9 a.m.

LB Kenderius Whitehead (Lithonia, Ga./Martin Luther King) 9 a.m.

DB Will Redmond (Memphis, Tenn./East) 9:30 a.m.

LB Josh Dawson (Tucker, Ga./Tucker) 10 a.m.

OT Avery Young (Palm Beach Gardnens, Fla./Palm Beach Gardens) 2 p.m., Live on ESPNU and ESPN3

DB Sheldon Dawson (Memphis, Tenn./Ridgeway) 2:30 p.m.

WR Cordarrelle Patterson (Hutchinson, Kan./Hutchinson CC) Signing day, TBD