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DawgNation signing day blog

2/1/2012
Georgia Bulldogs fans gather at UGA's Butts-Mehre Building to get closer to the action as letters of intent pour in for the class of 2012. David Ching/ESPN.com

Welcome to DawgNation's live coverage of national signing day for the Georgia Bulldogs. We'll be with you throughout the day and night, providing Bulldog Nation up-to-the-minute news and other fun stuff. Stay tuned ...

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Bark about it all day in The Pound.

3:10 p.m. -- Kipp Adams reporting that he spoke with Josh Harvey-Clemons. JHC says he's still 100 percent committed to Georgia and is working on getting paperwork to UGA. No word on when.

3 p.m. -- Josh Harvey-Clemons has still not faxed a signed letter of intent to UGA. According to reports, the family is encouraging him to reconsider decision to sign with Georgia and not Florida. More later as we know it...

2:06 p.m. -- Oh and by the way, OL Avery Young picked Auburn. So that might do it for the day.

2:05 p.m. -- Just returned from Richt/Garner presser. Met with Faton Bauta, Keith Marshall and Mark Beard for the first time. Lots of copy coming later today and into the next week or so.

12:15 p.m. -- While I was away, Josh Dawson and Marshall Morgan LOIs arrived. That brought UGA's LOI count to 18 processed. Harvey-Clemons has still not been posted.

12:13 p.m. -- Among questions Richt took was one asking how many OL UGA would sign today. He replied the day is not over yet. They have three thus far -- John Theus, Mark Beard and Greg Pyke -- with Avery Young still set to announce at 2.

12:10 p.m. -- Richt and the staff arrived way late to speak to fans at Butts-Mehre

10:44 a.m. -- Three new letters of intent are in: Ty Smith, Jonathan Taylor and James Deloach.

10:39 a.m. -- Video from Josh Harvey-Clemons' commitment ceremony: http://es.pn/ygP3Ss

10:28 a.m. -- Dodge County defensive end Leonard Floyd is in at UGA.

10:11 a.m. -- Updating our late commit/signee scoreboard: Hits: Josh Harvey-Clemons, Sheldon Dawson, Josh Dawson. Misses: Cordarrelle Patterson, Ja'Quay Williams, Brandon Greene. Still to come: Avery Young at 2 p.m.

10:09 a.m. -- Harris County DE Jordan Jenkins is in at UGA.

10:07 a.m. -- OK, now it's official. There was a little confusion on webcast over what Dawson was doing. He signed and put on a UGA hat.

10:05 a.m. -- Josh Dawson picks UGA.

10:05 a.m. -- Josh Dawson announcing now.

9:55 a.m. -- VIDEO: New Georgia Bulldog Josh Harvey Clemons: http://espn.go.com/blog/CollegesFlorida/post/_/id/2249/video-josh-harvey-clemons-picks-georgia

9:43 a.m. -- Quayvon Hicks is in at UGA.

9:41 a.m. -- So to this point, Georgia's rumored late targets to have selected Georgia: Josh Harvey-Clemons, Sheldon Dawson. Guys who went elsewhere: Cordarrelle Patterson, Ja'Quay Williams, Brandon Greene. Waiting to hear on Josh Dawson and Avery Young.

9:39 a.m. -- It appears that OL Brandon Greene has decided to stick with Alabama. UGA reportedly pushed for him late.

9:32 a.m. -- There was also some hand-wringing over what would happen with OL Will Adams in the last week or so. He has selected Auburn as well.

9:31 a.m. -- WR Ja'Quay Williams has decided to sign with Auburn.

9:29 a.m. -- Memphis ATH Sheldon Dawson is in at UGA. That's 10. And a couple of the guys who picked UGA late in the game.

9:25 a.m. -- WR Blake Tibbs is in at UGA. That brings total of nine LOIs received (including the three early enrollees).

9:19 a.m. -- Discussion in press room. Some recruiting service ranks Georgia commits/signees as No. 1 players in four states: Keith Marshall No. 1 in North Carolina, John Theus No. 1 in Florida, Josh Harvey-Clemons No. 1 in Georgia and Sheldon Dawson No. 1 in Tennessee. (ESPN has Marshall and Harvey-Clemons as No. 1 guys in their states, Theus No. 7 in Florida and Dawson No. 28 in Tennessee).

9:17 a.m. -- Harvey-Clemons said visit sealed his decision for Georgia. Developed strong relationship with Todd Grantham.

9:16 a.m. -- Harvey-Clemons has selected Georgia.

9:15 a.m. -- Josh Harvey-Clemons is announcing his decision live on ESPNU right now.

8:52 a.m. -- Thomson DL John Atkins is in.

8:51 a.m. -- Tomlinson has announced he will sign with Alabama.

8:50 a.m. -- Henry County DL Dalvin Tomlinson is making his pick right now live on Fox 5 in Atlanta. Alabama, GT or UGA

8:44 a.m. -- OL Greg Pyke has sent in his letter of intent.

8:33 a.m. -- Todd Gurley is in.

8:25 a.m. -- There was some talk that Charlie Hegedus received a late offer from UGA. He just signed with N.C. State.

7:55 a.m. -- Collin Barber's LOI has arrived.

7:53 a.m. -- Just happened across Todd Grantham rolling into the coaches' annex at Butts-Mehre.

7:45 a.m. -- John Theus is the first letter of intent to arrive.

7:35 a.m. -- Good morning from Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall. Fans and media are slowly beginning to trickle in. Should be an interesting next few hours.