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5-Star QB Justin Fields Announces That He'll Enroll Early At Georgia

An interior view of Georgia's football stadium.

ATHENS, GA - NOVEMBER 12: Two F-16s fly over Sanford Stadium prior to the match up between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Auburn Tigers at Sanford Stadium on November 12, 2016 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Michael Chang/Getty Images)

Justin Fields, the No. 2 overall player in the class of 2018, is getting a jump on his Georgia Bulldogs career.

Justin Fields, a five-star quarterback from Kennesaw, Georgia, is the top dual-threat quarterback in the country. He and No. 1 recruit Trevor Lawrence, a Clemson signee, have dueled it out for the top spot throughout the recruiting cycle.

Georgia has gotten plenty of good news in recent weeks, with the Bulldogs just days away from playing against Alabama for the national championship after their huge Rose Bowl win over Oklahoma. Fields gave them a little bit more today.

He announced that he will be enrolling early, which means he'll be on campus very soon.

Fields is one of the centerpieces of Georgia's top-ranked recruiting class, and adds yet another blue-chip talent to an absolutely stacked quarterback room.

Jacob Eason started much of last year and the beginning of this year, and looked like a promising young player. Unfortunately for him, he went down with an injury in Georgia's season-opening win over Appalachian State. True freshman Jake Fromm, the No. 3 pro-style quarterback in last year's recruiting class, took over, leading Georgia to a huge win at Notre Dame, and just one loss the rest of the way. He's been aided by an incredibly strong rushing attack led by Nick Chubb and Sony Michel, but has made some big throws in his own right.

Fields adds yet another huge talent, which will make for an interesting situation, since all three players will want to start. However it shakes out, Kirby Smart has done a remarkable job bringing in quarterback talent as head coach at Georgia.