Bulldogs pick up a quarterback for 2014 class

semerson@macon.comJune 14, 2013 

Quarterback Jacob Park, seen here passing at Mark Richt's football camp in June, committed to play for Georgia the following weekend.

DAWGS247.COM

Georgia continued its flurry of recruiting activity on Friday, and this time at the most visible position.

Quarterback Jacob Park of Goose Creek, S.C., committed to Georgia on Friday, per multiple reports. Park, a consensus four-star prospect, chose Georgia over Alabama.

"He had narrowed it down pretty dead even between Georgia and Alabama but there were just a few things about Georgia he liked better," Stratford High School head coach Ray Stackley told PalmettoSports.com. "He struggled with the decision and talked to both schools several times since Monday."

Georgia and Alabama ended up getting quarterbacks within minutes of each other on Friday: A short time after Park's announcement, Alabama got a commitment from quarterback David Cornwell of Norman, Okla.

Park, who is listed at 6-foot-3 and 202 pounds, passed for more than 2,700 yards last season, and 25 touchdowns. He is rated as the eight-best pro-style quarterback for the 2014 class by 247Sports, and the No. 139 overall prospect.

This is Georgia's fifth commitment in the past week, and the 10th overall.

Georgia has typically taken one quarterback per signing class. Park is now scheduled to join a depth chart that will lose Aaron Murray, but still have Hutson Mason (the projected starter in 2014), Christian LeMay, Faton Bauta and Brice Ramsey, as well as walk-on Parker Welch.

The Telegraph is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service