ATHENS, Ga. — The Georgia Bulldogs started the run-up to G-Day off with a bang Wednesday, adding three-star cornerback Jalen Kimber of Timberview High School (Mansfield, Texas). 

Kimber chose UGA over 28 other scholarship offers, including Alabama, LSU, Texas, and Penn State.

"The best way to describe it is, you have to visit to understand as I was told, and it's true," Kimber told following a recent visit. 

"That's what makes Georgia unique. I've been told there's something special about the University of Georgia, and that I won't understand until I get on campus. Once I got to Athens, I began to understand what people were talking about. There is an excitement that you can feel."


That excitement played a key role, as did the message from new Georgia defensive backs coach Charlton Warren.

"With Coach (Charlton) Warren, I talk to him a lot. Meeting him in person definitely allowed me to have a stronger connection immediately," Kimber said. "Getting to understand his background more and know how that applies to me was cool. I feel he can develop me completely."

After an impressive performance at Rivals Camp Series in Dallas and a whirlwind spring replete with visits and offers, expect Kimber to climb the rankings in the next update.

"He is in that elite tier," Texas analyst Sam Spiegelman told on Wednesday morning.  "He has 35-inch arms and a nearly 76-inch wingspan, which paired with his elite speed and coverage skills makes for an elite defensive back."

Now, Kimber will return to his newly committed school for the G-Day spring game.

Kimber represents Georgia's sixth commitment for the Class of 2020.