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Isaac Nauta, 2016's Top Tight End, Chooses Georgia over Michigan

The five-star prospect will stay down South.

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Class of 2016 tight end Isaac Nauta (Buford, Georgia) committed to the Georgia Bulldogs over the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday afternoon at the U.S. Army All-American Game.

Nauta is a five-star prospect and the nation's top-ranked tight end, according to the 247 Composite rankings.

He was originally committed to the Florida State Seminoles, but opened things back up over the summer, which set of a chain reaction of events that led Naseir Upshur, one believed to be a near-lock to Michigan, to commit to FSU.

Despite the coaching transition from Mark Richt to Kirby Smart at Georgia, the Bulldogs have seemed to have a pretty solid stranglehold on Nauta's recruitment, though Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines were persistent and made this decision one to watch leading up to Saturday.

As far as where Michigan goes from here at tight end, it still seems likely they will take another tight end to pair with three-star commit Sean McKeon. Jacob Mathis and Chase Allen are names to watch, with the latter being the possible favorite here.