Westover High defensive tackle Trent Thompson committed to Georgia on Tuesday, according to a report on ajc.com.
According to 247sports.com's composite rankings, Thompson is considered the No. 1 prospect in Georgia and No. 2 in the nation.
He chose Georgia over Auburn and Alabama, according to ajc.com.
"He's the No. 1 player in the state, and that carries a lot of weight," 247sports.com's Rusty Mansell told ajc.com. "For UGA to get the No. 1 prospect out of the state of Georgia, that's a really big deal. They've (UGA) have done a really good job recruiting South Georgia, and this keeps up the momentum with landing a 5-star prospect.
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"UGA offered him early, and it was a big deal in talking with him. The early offer was really a big deal for him. Trent felt 'wanted' from the start."