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