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Westlake junior Jaden Hunter has reshuffled his Top 10. (Michael Carvell / AJC)

Westlake junior Jaden Hunter has reshuffled his Top 10. (Michael Carvell / AJC)

Westlake junior Jaden Hunter has had a busy month. He’s spent the majority of a week at Florida State, missed UGA’s Dawg Night and also visited LSU during July.

Those travels caused the UGA legacy to re-think his recruiting leaderboard this summer. Alabama’s down. Way down.

The Crimson Tide fell four spots to fifth in his pecking order. UGA stays third in Hunter’s mind. He listed the Bulldogs at No. 2 on his Top 10 he released via his Twitter account yesterday, but the school his parents played for are now behind Florida State and LSU instead of Alabama and LSU.

The 6-foot-3, 212-pounder rates as a 4-star recruit and as the nation’s No. 122 prospect for the Class of 2017 per the 247sports composite. He’s also regarded as the eighth-best outside linebacker for his signing class.

Need to know more about Hunter? The AJC profiled the son of the late Brice Hunter in a series of stories earlier this month:

UGA legacy has impressive tribute to his late father

Former UGA great wants Jaden Hunter to know about his late father

Could the three sons of a UGA legacy play for the Bulldogs?

 

 

Jeff Sentell covers 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.


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