UGA includes 4-star TE Reddell to top-ranked class
Blake Baumgartner, ESPN Staff WriterMay 24, 2023, 04:33 PM ET
Kirby Smart and Georgia contributed to their top-ranked class Wednesday when four-star tight end Jaden Reddell committed to the Bulldogs.Reddell (No. 67 total
in the 2024 ESPN 300 )becomes the 10th ESPN 300 commitment in the 2024 class, and ninth in the leading 100, as Smart aims to attract a 8th successive top-three class.Reddell, who is 6-foot-5 and 220 pounds and bets Raymore-Peculiar High School (Missouri), also considered Alabama, Tennessee, Arizona State and Arkansas. He captured 49 passes for 1,002 yards and 12 touchdowns throughout his junior year.Reddell’s pledge comes 9 days after the top-ranked player in the cycle– quarterback Dylan Raiola– committed to Georgia and 2 days after three-star tight end Colton Heinrich from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, revealed for the program.Georgia has gotten commitments from four players– kicker Drew Miller, Heinrich, offending tackle Marcus Harrison and Reddell– since Friday.Reddell would be the 6th ESPN 300 tight end to sign with the Bulldogs considering that 2020 for tight ends coach Todd Hartley, who has done a remarkable job developing Brock Bowers and Darnell Washington. Bowers, a possible top-10 selection in the 2024 NFL draft, has 119 receptions for 1,824 yards and 20 goals combined in his very first 2 seasons in Athens– earning first-team All-American honors in 2022.