D’Antne Demery has set his decision date.
The senior offensive tackle from Brunswick High School (Brunswick, Ga.) will choose between UGA and Alabama on Wednesday, June 15th. His decision will take place after the Golden Isles Exposure camp, which will be held at his high school.
According to Brunswick coach Larry Harold, look for the four-star tackle’s decision to take place “sometime between noon and 1 p.m.” after that camp.
Demery has named UGA as his leader in the past. The Bulldogs are seen as the favorite to sign the 6-foot-6, 315-pounder with excellent feet. Demery is still somewhat raw, but has made vast strides over the last eight months. He excels as a pass protector and was selected for Nike’s “The Opening” combine in July.
He rates as the nation’s No. 18 offensive tackle and the No. 110 overall prospect for 2017.
The commitment would go a long way towards addressing a priority for this year’s UGA class. The Bulldogs did not address that position as well as they could have in the 2016 class.
What sort of shot does Alabama have? Well, Demery did go to Alabama’s spring game this year and not to G-Day.
What other factors are there to consider with his decision? Demery told DawgNation in March he felt there is a lot of momentum among the state’s top prospects to play together in college. Those guys had the chance to hang out and bond during the Rising Seniors event in December.
“Something like that,” Demery said. “We are trying to do something big. Just talking to everybody. Everybody is thinking about Georgia or playing at Georgia right now.”
Demery can enroll early but plans to stay in school for his entire senior year as of now.
Watch and read more about Demery:
- Watch: UGA target D’Antne Demery excels in the one-on-one battles at the Nike Atlanta “The Opening” regional
- From raw prospect to Opening invite, Demery has made strides
- Roquan Smith’s coach has another four-star talent that UGA wants
- UGA leads for a pair of four-star teammates at South Georgia school
Jeff Sentell covers UGA football and UGA recruiting for AJC.com and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Follow him on Twitter for the latest on who’s on their way to play Between the Hedges. Unless otherwise indicated, player rankings and ratings are from the 247Sports Composite.