DE Michael Barnett flips commitment from FSU to UGA
Four-star defensive end Michael Barnett has flipped his commitment from Florida State to Georgia.
Barnett surprised everyone by flipping to the Bulldogs this morning. He then signed financial papers to attend UGA as a January enrollee at 10:30am at a ceremony at his high school.
4 star OL/DL Michael Barnett from Woodland has signed his early enrollee papers to attend #UGA. Was committed to #FSU pic.twitter.com/R8pHy9CWfL
— Daren Stoltzfus (@DarenStoltzfus) September 26, 2014
Barnett (6-5, 258, 4.8) currently attends Woodland High School in Dorchester, South Carolina. He committed to the Florida State Seminoles back on June 15.
Other schools that had offered Barnett include Alabama, Clemson, Florida, Georgia Tech, LSU, North Carolina, NC State, Tennessee, Texas, UCF, and Virginia Tech.
247Sports rates Michael Barnett as a four-star recruit, the No. 10 strongside defensive end, and the No. 269 overall player in their 247Sports composite rankings. He is also rated a four-star prospect and the No. 19 strongside defensive end by Rivals.com.
Barnett’s commitment gives the Georgia Bulldogs 22 commitments for the 2015 class and seven of those are along the defensive line.
UGA’s 2015 class is currently rated 2nd by 247Sports and 4th by Rivals.com.
The commitment to the G is always great to see. I love being a dawg and glad to see that I'm not alone. #CommitToTheG!
— Bryan McClendon (@CoachBmac_) September 26, 2014
What a day to be a DAWG!! Sic em!!
— Kevin Sherrer (@CoachSherrerUGA) September 26, 2014
— Georgia Football (@FootballUGA) September 26, 2014