Ex-Georgia Bulldog Jamaree Salyer happy to be back in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS — Former Georgia offensive lineman Jamaree Salyer was ready for his workout and drills at the NFL scouting combine.

“It’s a blessing to be here,” Salyer said Thursday. “For me, it’s like nostalgia being back here in Indy. ... I’m excited for the moment. Excited for the opportunity. I envisioned this day for a long time as a kid. I didn’t really understand what it would be like, but I’m glad to be here.”

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The Bulldogs won their national championship here in January.

Salyer has interviewed with several teams.

“When they show you a play real fast, you have to be able to recall it,” Salyer said. “That’s one of the things that makes me special: my ability to recall plays, understand schemes. I enjoy that part of the game. I feel like I’m a very heady player, a very knowledgeable player. And that speaks to my versatility as well.”

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He’s met with the Steelers, Cardinals and Bengals.

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