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Georgia football recruiting: Azeez Ojulari commits to the Bulldogs

The ‘Dawgs picked up their second blue-chipper of the week.

Georgia DE commit Azeez Ojulari
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On Tuesday night, the Georgia Bulldogs received a commitment from wide receiver Elijah Moore. On Thursday, more good news came along as defensive end Azeez Ojulari chose UGA over Tennessee, Clemson and Florida.

A native of Marietta, Georgia, Ojulari is an athletic edge defender. He could play defensive end or outside linebacker when he eventually arrives on campus. He possesses tremendous speed and has the frame to add 25-30 lbs. at the next level.

Unlike most high-school pass rushers, Ojulari has been stout against the run. That's why Kirby Smart could play him with his hand in the dirt if he bulks up too much.

Georgia’s projected front seven for 2017 consists of juniors and seniors. So, Ojulari could find himself playing very early in his career.

Jeff Sentell of Dawg Nation spoke with Ojularis high school coach Richard Morgan. Morgan raved about his character and work ethic:

He just leads us every day with a strong example of working hard and taking care of his business. He’s a great character kid. He’s everything you want in a player already, but he can also improve a great deal in terms of his remaining football potential.

The Bulldogs have shot up 247Sports composite team rankings this week. They moved up 14 spots after Moore’s commitment on Tuesday. Now, after Ojulari’s pledge, Georgia ranks No. 30. Just this week alone, the ‘Dawgs have moved 20 spots. And plenty more could be on the way.