South Carolina linebacker Bryson Allen-Williams (4) takes the field with teammates before kickoff of an NCAA college football game against Kentucky on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, in Columbia, S.C. Kentucky defeated South Carolina 23-13. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
Photo: Sean Rayford/AP
Photo: Sean Rayford/AP

NFL combine invitee: Bryson Allen-Williams, LB, South Carolina (Cedar Grove)

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 South Carolina’s Bryson Allen-Williams, who played at Cedar Grove:

Bryson Allen-Williams, South Carolina, 6-foot-1, 230 pounds, LB, Cedar Grove, Ellenwood. He was recruited by Steve Spurrier’s staff and started right away. A string of injuries stunted his growth. He finished with 176 tackles, 25 tackles for losses, 6-5 sacks and four interceptions over 43 games. He suffered an ankle injury last season against Mississippi. He was lost for the 2017 season with a shoulder injury suffered against Kentucky in the third game of the season. He came back to play in the Belk Bowl to close out his career. He was a leader off the field as he served as the vice chair of the 2018 SEC football leadership council. He graduated in May of 2018.

Here are the other players with Georgia connections, who have been invited to the combine:

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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