Wide receiver Sebastian Smith #6 of the Ohio Bobcats attempts to catch a pass in front of cornerback Blace Brown #18 of the Troy Trojans on December 23, 2016 in Mobile, Alabama. (Dec. 22, 2016 - Source: Michael Chang/Getty Images North America)

NFL combine invitee: Blace Brown, LB, Troy (Cherokee)

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:

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

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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