Dalton DE Jalen Fields may be UGA’s first 2010 commitment

Who will be Georgia’s first 2010 commitment? Dalton defensive end Jalen Fields may take the honor.

The 6-foot-5, 245 pound Fields says he is attending Georgia’s Junior Day on Saturday, and there’s a high probability he’ll commit to the Bulldogs.

“I think my chances are high,” Fields told the AJC. “I’d like to commit this year, and not next year. So I think my chances of committing to Georgia on Saturday are high. Pretty high.”

If so, he would be the first junior to give an early pledge to Georgia. Fields has seven offers, with Tennessee coming on strong. But Georgia is first in his heart because they were the first to offer.

“Yes, sir, I’m a hometown fan, I’ve been a Bulldogs fan ever since I was born,” Fields said. “That’s the team I watch on TV, Georgia and Florida State. My high school coach took me to some Tennessee games. But he knows Georgia is my team.”

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    jp

    March 20th, 2009
    11:17 am

    Mr. Fields, come on down. You are the next player to attend one of the top academic schools in the country.

    What???

    March 20th, 2009
    11:28 am

    Is Jalen Fields going to commit to Stanford?

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    March 20th, 2009
    5:52 pm

    [...] Dalton DE Jalen Fields may be UGA’s first 2010 commitment | AJC College Sports Recruiting Who will be Georgia’s first 2010 commitment? Dalton defensive end Jalen Fields may take the honor. The 6-foot-5, 245 pound Fields says he is attending Georgia’s Junior Day on Saturday, and there’s a high probability he’ll commit to the Bulldogs. “I think my chances are high,” Fields told the AJC. “I’d like to commit this year, and not next year. So I think my chances of committing to Georgia on Saturday are high. Pretty high.” If so, he would be the first junior to give an early pledge to Georgia. Fields has seven offers, with Tennessee coming on strong. But Georgia is first in his heart because they were the first to offer. “Yes, sir, I’m a hometown fan, I’ve been a Bulldogs fan ever since I was born,” Fields said. “That’s the team I watch on TV, Georgia and Florida State. My high school coach took me to some Tennessee games. But he knows Georgia is my team.” [...]

    Tony Martin

    March 20th, 2009
    7:52 pm

    Jalen I coached your dad in high school. I hope you find the home at Ga. that many other great defensive ends found. Hopefully I will see you in Red and Black

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    Southy©706

    March 20th, 2009
    10:13 pm

    This is totally Righteous he is from my town that would be sooo cool i have for a long time wanted to see someone from Dalton Georgia in red and black ever since kris durham signed with the dawgs out of Calhoun. Jalen Fields is a really good athlete and even better young man…Ya know everybody likes to say that North Georgia Football is a big time snooze fest but every year the competition in northwest georgia keeps on getting bigger stronger faster and more fierce. The Dalton High Catamounts have a really good program Up here and play in a tough division which is 4AAAA. Yet Each year just about they seem to get into the state playoffs. Way to go Jalen Fields I hope you Sign with UGA.

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    March 20th, 2009
    11:43 pm

    [...] sign with UGA this weekend. Dalton DE Jalen Fields may be UGA

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    March 20th, 2009
    11:44 pm

    [...] sign with UGA this weekend. Dalton DE Jalen Fields may be UGA

    dawes

    March 21st, 2009
    6:17 am

    i hope you do go to ga

    UGA man

    March 21st, 2009
    8:54 am

    We need you, you wont even have to go to class, just hope that you canqualify.

    UGA dummy

    March 21st, 2009
    8:55 am

    We need you, we just hope you can Qualify.

    tenn.DAWG

    March 21st, 2009
    10:20 am

    Logical choice is UGA.Go to fsu,go directly to probation,go to utk, go get a lap dance from coach kiffy and wait on probation.

    gtforever

    March 21st, 2009
    11:08 am

    jp. Really top academic school in the country…… That’s funny!

    dawgstephen

    March 21st, 2009
    11:43 am

    I am also from the dalton area, and this kid is not only a good player. He is a good kid. good luck to you jalen wherever you go, but I do hope its UGA. God bless ya.

    swgaboy

    March 21st, 2009
    2:02 pm

    With the type of schools that are interested in Jalen, he can’t lose. But one question that is always important to ask, “Where am I going to live when I’m done?”

    Because if you think you’re going to continue to live in Georgia, you should go to school instate. Your future fellow classmates are the ones that you are going to be working with and around and doing business with for the rest of your life. If you’re going to live in Tennessee, you might want to go there. But going to Tennessee or FSU and then working in Georgia won’t give you an edge.

    Like I said though, you’ll be fine.

    Josh

    March 21st, 2009
    3:55 pm

    GTforever, check forbes rankings for top schools. UGA is about 250 spots ahead of gt.

    jalens girlfriend

    March 31st, 2009
    1:29 pm

    Im glad u commited to UGA babe i just hope u make the right chocie by signing…love ya.
    and i support u…:)