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Georgia Locks Down No. 1 Recruiting Class In 2018

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ATHENS, GA - SEPTEMBER 6: Fans of the Georgia Bulldogs watch play against the Central Michigan Chippewas at Sanford Stadium on September 6, 2008 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

It's official.

There's a new No. 1 recruiting class in the country. Despite there being plenty of time remaining for recruits to sign, Georgia has already locked up the nation's top class.

Georgia owned the top spot nearly two weeks ago before 247Sports and Rivals updated their classes. After the update, Ohio State took control of the No. 1 class.

Then came National Signing Day. Georgia used a huge day to surge ahead of Ohio State and officially land on top.

Entering the day at No. 2, Georgia landed 5-star corner Tyson Campbell to push the Bulldogs ahead of Ohio State. The Buckeyes then parried by landing 5-star offensive lineman Nicholas Petit-Frere, which put Urban Meyer and company back on top momentarily.

Ohio State's lead didn't last long after Georgia flipped former Michigan commit Otis Reese. The 4-star linebacker commit put the Bulldogs back on top for good.

Despite owning the top class, Georgia didn't stop there. Kirby Smart and company also flipped 4-star linebacker Quay Walker from Alabama.

The early-morning commitments mathematically eliminated Ohio State, and every other program, from contention.

Georgia has the No. 1 dual-threat quarterback recruit in Justin Fields, and the No. 1 running back in the class with Zamir White.