New Orleans (La.) Holy Cross Rivals250 wide receiver Michael Chigbu picked up offers from across the country over the past year but over the last few months he has been narrowing his choices.
This summer he narrowed his options to Georgia, Arizona State, and Texas A&M, and then a few weeks ago he declared Georgia and Texas A&M his final two. Then he announced he was ready to make his commitment. So on Thursday evening, Chigbu began to let the world know where he would play his college football.
"It was a really hard decision. Both schools have great football programs, great academic programs, great coaches, great facilities, and great everything," Chigbu said. "I have decided to go to the University of Georgia. Why I went there? Because I felt like it was the best fit for me as a football player and as a person. The coaching is magnificent. They have a great legacy. I feel like if I work hard enough I can have great success there."
Chigbu finally reached his decision on Wednesday, and he is glad to have his choice made and announced.
"It's a big relief. I'm going to the school I want to go to," Chigbu said. "I'm just ready for my season to start and proving people wrong and showing people what I can really do."
Chigbu does not have an official visit scheduled for Georgia, but he does intend to make one down the road.
The standout receiver is currently ranked No. 221 in the Rivals250, No. 27 among the nation's receivers, and No. 9 in the Rivals.com Louisiana Preseason Top 50.
Chigbu is the seventh prospect to commit to Georgia ranked four stars or higher and he is the 15th commitment of the Bulldogs 2015 recruiting class.
As a junior in 2013, Chigbu recorded 48 passes for 786 yards and six touchdowns on his way to earning all-district honors.