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Georgia Tech Recruiting: Big 3-Star OL/DL Connor Hansen is Commitment #2 for 2017

The Yellow Jackets broke a long recruiting drought on the tail end of this weekend's camps.

Connor Hansen
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At long last, three months after their first commitment, Georgia Tech has added another commitment to its 2017 recruiting class. It happened Sunday evening, at the conclusion of the weekend's on-campus camp, and it came from Connor Hansen.

As mentioned in the tweet above, Hansen is a lineman who can play on either the offensive or defensive side of the ball, although he claims to be a center on his Twitter profile. He comes from Lawton Chiles High School Tallahassee, FL, and stands at a hulking 6'2", 320 pounds. Hansen is currently listed as a two-star prospect on Rivals (5.4) and a three-star prospect on the 247Sports Composite (.8155).

Hansen visited Georgia Tech late last week and stayed for camp over the weekend, where his performance earned him an offer that he couldn't refuse.

Hansen's junior highlights are below, and primarily focus on his play on defense. You can see that his size and strength are for real, but also that he moves exceptionally well for a man of his size. He should fit very nicely at Georgia Tech, regardless of which side of the ball he's playing on.

As mentioned before, Hansen's commitment breaks a three-month drought for the Yellow Jackets, during a stretch of the year which usually isn't particularly fruitful, although Georgia Tech was still behind their normal schedule heading into June. Expect more commitments throughout the next month, which has traditionally been a very productive time for the Yellow Jackets' coaches on the recruiting trail.

Georgia Tech's 2017 recruiting class now looks like this:

Name Position Ht/Wt Hometown Rivals 247Sports Commitment Date
Pressley Harvin III P 6-0/235lbs Sumter, SC 3-star (5.5) 3-star (.8115) 3/6/2016
Connor Hansen OL/DL 6-2/320lbs Tallahassee, FL 2-star (5.4) 3-star (.8155) 6/5/2016

Congratulations to Hansen on his commitment, and congratulations to the Georgia Tech coaches on scoring the commitment!