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Georgia Lands Nation's Top Athlete, 5-Star Mecole Hardman Jr.

Georgia just landed one of the most important pieces of its 2016 recruiting class, adding the nation's top athlete Wednesday morning.

Five-star athlete Mecole Hardman Jr., out of Elberton (GA), is rated as the No. 13 overall player in the 2016 class by 247 Sports and was gaining interest from a number of the top programs around the country. On Wednesday, he made it official, committing to Georgia. He had five cakes on the table, not including UGA, but came out in Bulldogs gear. Rivals' Jake Reuse captured the moment on Vine.

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At 5-foot-10, 169-pounds, Hardman Jr. is one of the most electric athletes in this class. 

Bulldogs fans should be excited about this one.