UGA COMMIT: Richard LeCounte III

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UGA COMMIT: Richard LeCounte III


Richard LeCounte III (Graphic edit by Bob Miller)

Richard LeCounte III
(Graphic edit by Bob Miller)

Class of 2017 athlete Richard LeCounte III has verbally committed to the University of Georgia.

LeCounte is a 5 foot 11 and 174 lbs safety and wide receiver for the Liberty County high school varsity football team out of Hinesville, GA. He announced his commitment to Georgia shortly after 2:30 PM ET on Sunday afternoon, choosing the Bulldogs over Auburn, Clemson, Florida, Ohio State and a number of other major Power-5 FBS football programs.

He is currently ranked as a consensus 4-star prospect for the class of 2017 by as well as ESPN,, and, and he is rated as the number 1 prospect at athlete in the country and the number 2 overall 5-star prospect in the state of Georgia by 247Sports composite rankings. Richard LeCounte is also ranked as a top ESPN Jr. 300 and a top 100 prospect.
LeCounte’s commitment gives UGA 4 commitments for the recruiting class of 2017 so far.
Richard LeCountes III’s Highlights:

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The University of Georgia 1991-1994. Lanier Tech 2009-2012. Writer and graphic artist covering UGA athletics, college football, and recruiting. Peach cobbler fears me!