Jordan Jenkins picks the Dawgs 

January, 9, 2012
Georgia defensive coordinator Todd Grantham knows college recruiting is a marathon, not a sprint. After trailing behind Alabama and Florida for almost a year, Grantham and his staff pulled out a come-from-behind victory to land one of the top defenders in the nation and an enormous prize for the Bulldogs' defense.

ESPNU 150 defensive end Jordan Jenkins (Hamilton, Ga./Harris County) committed to Georgia on Monday night, choosing the Bulldogs over Alabama, Florida and Auburn.

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Kim Klement/US PresswireEleventh-hour artistry by Georgia coaches helped sway four-star linebacker Jordan Jenkins (right), who committed to UGA on Monday.
"I am picking Georgia and I would like to say, 'Go Dawgs,' " Jenkins announced live on Fox Sports South.
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