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Georgia pulls even with Auburn for 5-star recruit Julian Rochester

Rochester has a great relationship with the coaching staffs at Georgia and Auburn, but is in no hurry to make a decision.

Julian Rochester is one of the top defensive tackle recruits in the country. Out of Powder Springs (Ga.) McEachern, Rochester is a five-star recruit on the 247Sports Composite. At 6'6 and 325 pounds, he has great length and holds offers from more than 30 schools.

SB Nation Recruiting caught up with Rochester at the Nike Opening Regional Camp in Atlanta, where he wasn't working out due to a shoulder injury. Rochester still attended, however, to support his teammates and to show that he wants an invite to Nike's The Opening finals at the Nike Headquarters in July.

In the video above, Rochester discusses how difficult it is to find Jordans in a size 16 and that he is hoping to get some good gear at The Opening if he eventually gets invited (Rochester was not invited Sunday but could be asked later). He also dishes on his recent visit to see Georgia -- one he didn't even want to take at first, and what made it so good that the Bulldogs pulled even with Auburn, his former No. 1 school.

Rochester also details his upcoming visit plans, what he looks for in a school, where he plans to visit and when he plans to make his commitment.