November 11, 2017 Auburn : Auburn wide receiver Darius Slayton makes a touchdown catch in front of Georgia defenders Malkom Parrish and Aaron Davis to take a 16-7 lead during the second quarter in a NCAA college football game at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday, November 11, 2017, in Auburn. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com
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Photo: ccompton@ajc.com/Curtis Compton

NFL combine invitee: Darius Slayton, WR, Auburn (Greater Atlanta Christian)

Twenty-five former Georgia high school football players have been invited to the NFL scouting combine to be held Tuesday through Monday 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 Auburn wide receiver Darius Slayton:

Darius Slayton, 6-2, 190, WR, Auburn, Greater Atlanta Christian. He caught 35 passes for 670 yards and five touchdowns last season. He finished his career with 79 catches for 1,605 yards and 11 touchdowns. His yardage total left him ranked 11th among Auburn career leaders. Slayton was once a 4-star commitment to Georgia. He pledged to play for the home state Bulldogs in December 2014, two months before national signing day. But on the night before the day he was scheduled to sign for Georgia, Slayton flipped his commitment to Auburn. 

November 28, 2014-NORCROSS: Greater Atlanta Christian's # 2 Darius Slayton tries to stop Vidalia's quarterback # 10 Jordan Black on a keeper play during the first half of their round three high school football playoff game at Spartan Stadium in Norcross on Friday November 28th, 2014. (Photo by Phil Skinner)
Photo: Phil Skinner/AJC

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