Former Stephenson player Montez Sweat (right) of  Mississippi State is projected as a first-round pick in the NFL Draft. 
Photo: Mississippi State Athletics
Photo: Mississippi State Athletics

25 former Georgia high school players invited to NFL Draft combine

Twenty-five former Georgia high school football players have been invited to the NFL Draft Combine to be held Feb. 26-March 4 in Indianapolis.

Georgia’s representation is tied for third most with California and trails Florida (51) and Texas (31), according to NFL.com. Ohio is next with 20. There are 338 invitees overall.

The highest-rated prospect from Georgia is probably Montez Sweat, a defensive end from Stephenson who had made All-America teams at Mississippi State. He’s projected as the No. 4 overall pick by CBS’s draft board but No. 25 overall by Mel Kiper. 

Georgia players at the NFL Combine: 

LB - Bryson Allen-Williams, South Carolina - Cedar Grove 

CB - Blace Brown, Troy - Cherokee 

DE - Austin Bryant, Clemson - Thomas County Central 

OL - Chuma Edoga, USC - McEachern 

QB - Nick Fitzgerald, Mississippi State - Richmond Hill 

WR - Terry Godwin, Georgia - Callaway 

OL - Donnell Greene, Minnesota - Kell 

LB - Terez Hall, Missouri - M.L. King 

WR - Mecole Hardman, Georgia - Elbert County 

CB - Montre Hartage, Northwestern - Crisp County 

RB - Elijah Holyfield, Georgia - Woodward Academy 

OL - Mitch Hyatt, Clemson - North Gwinnett 

DL - Darryl Johnson, North Carolina AT&T - Camden County 

OL - Tyler Jones, N.C. State - Stephenson 

LB - Tre Lamar, Clemson - Roswell 

DE - Jonathan Ledbetter, Georgia - Tucker 

WR - Jakobi Meyers, North Carolina State - Arabia Mountain 

TE - Isaac Nauta, Georgia - Buford (graduated from IMG Academy, Florida)

DL - Dontavius Russell, Auburn - Carrollton 

WR - Darius Slayton, Auburn - Greater Atlanta Christian 

DE - Montez Sweat, Mississippi State - Stephenson 

LB - D'Andre Walker, Georgia - Langston Hughes 

DB - Ken Webster, Mississippi - Stockbridge 

CB - Rock Ya-Sin, Temple - Southwest DeKalb

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