Published at 4:39 p.m. Saturday
Vanderbilt coach James Franklin is trying to build a fence around Georgia.
Taurean Ferguson, a 5-foot-10, 175-pound cornerback from Jonesboro High School, committed to Vanderbilt on Saturday while touring the campus. He picked the Commodores over Ole Miss, Wake Forest and Cincinnati.
“I picked Vanderbilt because I looked at it as four years to set myself up for the next 40 years,” Ferguson told the AJC. “I’m going there for the education and sports.”
Four out of Vanderbilt’s five commitments for its 2013 football recruiting class are from the state of Georgia, including three within the last week. The highest –profile Georgia recruit is Cedar Grove High School’s Johnathon McCrary, the 4-star QB who picked the Commodores over UGA