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Kirby Smart seems very happy about Georgia's signing class.

What social media is saying about Georgia football 2020 signing class

The Georgia Bulldogs signed 17 players on Wednesday, highlighted by the additions of Jermaine Burton and Arian Smith to the class. Those two 4-star wide receivers are part of the reason why the Georgia class was able to jump from No. 6 at the beginning of the day to No. 4 at the end of the day.

Burton is rated as the No. 52 player in the country, while Smith comes in at No. 72 according to the 247Sports’ composite rankings. And given the issues with wide receiver this year, those two, along with Marcus Rosemy and Justin Robinson, are expected to provide a big boost to the room.

When Georgia coach Kirby Smart spoke to the media, he could not yet comment on Burton. But Sart seemed very excited about what the Bulldogs would be getting with their incoming group of pass-catchers.

“Really excited about those guys,” Smart said. “We’ve been excited about Justin (Robinson) for a long time, Marcus (Rosemy) too. They both came to our camp over the summer and were as competitive of kids as you’ve seen. Arian (Smith) is a kid who’s got a lot of speed. It’s pretty obvious that he can run fast. We’ve been very open to and had success with Mecole (Hardman) doing that. That was a big selling point for him. We’ve had a lot of other kids join us today that we think are going to help us.”

The day wasn’t just reserved for big additions, as a number of long-time commitments officially became Georgia Bulldogs at last.

And a number of them went on social media to celebrate the moment.

Smart expressed his excitement about the class Georgia is bringing in. And he had a lot of positive words for Milton, who comes to Georgia as the No. 37 player in the country and perhaps Georgia’s next great running backs.

“Kendall comes from a very strong family, they all formed a strong relationship, they came and visited all the schools across the southeast and really liked what Georgia had to offer,” Smart said. “I’m super pleased to get him. He was one of the leaders for our class, and I’m excited about what he’s going to bring to the table.”

Related: Kendall Milton releases his commitment video, with a cameo from Todd Gurley

Some of the fireworks for this class could be coming in January, as two of Georgia’s highest-rated targets are set to announce their decisions in January. Darnell Washington is a 5-star athlete and the No. 10 prospect in the country. He will announce on Jan. 2 in Orlando, Fla., at the Under Armour All-American game.

Kelee Ringo — the nation’s No. 1 cornerback prospect and No. 8 overall prospect — is set to announce on Jan. 4 as a part of the All-American Bowl. Both players indicated on social media yesterday that they signed the paperwork that officially makes them members of whatever team they decide to commit to on their respective dates.

Landing both players would help propel Georgia even further up the rankings. Should both pick the Bulldogs, Georgia would have the No. 3 class in the country, and be just behind Clemson and Alabama.

Georgia did have two commitments who did not sign, as Broderick Jones and Sedrick Van Pran will be waiting until February to make their final decisions. With only 19 commits and signees the Bulldogs have plenty of room to add to an already talented 2020 recruiting class.

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