Twenty-five former Georgia high school football players have been invited to the scouting combine to be held Feb. 26-March 4 at Lucas Oil Stadium 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.
Today, we’ll take a look at Troy’s Blace Brown, who played at Cherokee:
Blace Brown, Troy, 6-0, 186, CB, Cherokee, Canton. Earned All-Sun Belt conference third down after returning from an ACL injury in the final regular-season game of 2017. Ranked second among active FBS players with 12 career interceptions. He was a first-team All-Sun Belt pick as a junior in 2017. He played in 33 games and had 111 tackles. His brother Brittain is a running back at Duke. His Uncle is former NFL and Georgia running back Herschel Walker, according to his Troy bio.
Here are the other players with Georgia connections, who have been invited to the combine:
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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