Tennessee running back signs with Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech’s Ramblin’ Wreck leads the band, cheerleaders, Buzz, players, and coaches before the start of the Georgia Tech season opener against the Alcorn State Braves in Bobby Dodd Stadium on Thursday, September 3, 2015. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM

JORDAN PONCHEZ-MASON

Position: RB

Committed: Jan. 17

Height, weight: 6-foot-1, 205 pounds

High school, hometown: Gallatin High, Gallatin, Tenn.

Ranking: 3-star

What to know: Ponchez-Mason committed to Georgia Tech the day after his official visit during the weekend of Jan. 13. Mason, who had scholarship offers from Ball State, Iowa State, Mercer, Navy and four others, according to 247 Sports, received his offer from Tech on Dec. 12. Ponchez-Mason is listed as an A-back and B-back by Tech.

WHAT HE SAID

On why he chose Tech: "They made me feel like I was already there even before I committed. … I just felt like it was the right thing for me."

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