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The Unofficial Georgetown Commit List for the Class of 2017

High school players across the country right now are making decisions on their college futures, and some are making choices involving Patriot League schools.

The news trickles out slowly, from a variety of sources, and finally ends with the official announcement from the schools of the incoming football recruit class.

But with a little work (and a lot of help), it's possible to get a list together of verbal commits to the individual Patriot League schools. 

Below the flip, get a sneak peek of Georgetown's class of 2017, including links to some highlights, and also embedded video clips - and come back to this page often, as I'm going to be updating it frequently over the next few weeks until the Hoyas officially release their Class of 2017.

TE Matt Buckman (St. Joseph's Regional HS, Montvale, NJ)
10-2 Green Knights part of MaxPreps' "Tour of Champions"

Twitter Commit
Video available on Hudl Profile

OL Joseph Ledford (Norcross HS, Norcross, GA)
Daily Post 1st Team All-County Selection
Class AAAAA State Champions
Gwinnett Prep Sports: Ledford Commits to Georgetown



WR/DB Justin Hill (Montour HS, McKees Rocks, PA)
WR and DB on WPIAL AAA Parkway Conference Co-Champions
AAA All-Conference 1st Team (DB)
Twitter Commit
Video available on Hudl Profile

LB Leo Loughery (Central Catholic HS, Pittsburgh, PA)
Called "Old School" and leader of defense by HS coach
Defense only gave up double-digit points 3 times all season
Twitter Commit



P/K Ben Priddy (Severn HS, Severn Park, MD)
Played QB, P, and K
Hit 50-yarder in state championship and averaged 42 yards per punt
Commitment announced in Baltimore Sun article
Video available on Hudl Profile
 
LB Tyrell Williams (Quince Orchard HS, North Potomac, MD)
Made it to 4A Championship Game
Commitment on Rivals Page

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