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June 8, 2013
Tyler Merriweather has committed to play football at Georgia Tech. Merriweather visited Atlanta on Friday for the Jackets recruit picnic. On Saturday morning he decided to become a Yellow Jacket.Demopolis (Ala.) defensive end
"I decided this morning that I wanted to commit and it was something I've been thinking about for a while'" he said. "I called coach Mike Pelton and committed to him on the phone. Coach was very excited and it was something we had talked about a lot in his office Friday."
Merriweather says Tech was the perfect fit for him once he saw campus.
"I hadn't been around Tech before and it was phenominal. It is a school I couldn't pass up, he said. "I liked Auburn and Miss State, but I like Georgia Tech the most and it is the best engineering school around. There isn't a better place for me."
Merriweather says he is done with his recruitment and he will not take other visits.
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