Georgia Tech Football: Jackets Land First 2022 Commitment

As Georgia Tech’s 2021 recruiting class begins to wrap up, the Yellow Jackets on Friday earned their first commitment of the 2022 recruiting class.

Commitment No.1 is officially in for the 2022 Georgia Tech recruiting class as Fort Lauderdale native Jullian Lewis committed to the Yellow Jackets on Friday night via Twitter.

Lewis is unranked by 247Sports both in their own ratings as well as the composite ratings but is a three-star recruit per Rivals. Per Rivals, Lewis’s primary recruiter was wide receiver coach Kerry Dixon.

Geoff Collins and his staff have made it a point so far in their tenure to really hit Florida hard in terms of recruiting especially the Tampa Bay and Miami metropolitan areas. Lewis is another reward of that focus for the Jackets. Overall, the Jackets had eight Florida signees in the 2020 recruiting class and have three so far in the 2021 recruiting class.

The 6-foot-2, 180-pound wide receiver had 12 scholarship offers prior to his commitment to the Yellow Jackets, earning offers from six Power Five programs in Arkansas, Boston College, Kentucky, Pittsburgh, Syracuse, and West Virginia.

Currently, the Yellow Jackets 2021 recruiting class ranks 38th in the nation and 10th in the ACC with 19 commitments. Their 2022 recruiting class is now the fourth to get started in the ACC joining Florida State, Miami, and Boston College. Both the Seminoles and Hurricanes currently have a pair of commitments while the Eagles have one.

As a player, Lewis doesn’t show great separation abilities which is definitely something he will need to work on before seeing the field at Tech but that will improve as his route running improves. That being said, Lewis does show a strong ability to go up and get balls, especially in 50-50 situations. He often makes the tough catches and can do so with corners draped around him. Additionally, while he doesn’t have great speed he does provide some elusiveness with the ball in his hands.