Darryl Johnson (40) getting after Alcorn State's quarterback in the Celebration Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Saturday, December 15, 2018. North Carolina A&T won 24-22 over the Alcorn State. (Photo by N.C. A&T Sports Information)

NFL combine invitee: Darryl Johnson, DL, North Carolina A&T (Camden County) 

Twenty-five former Georgia high school football players have been invited to the NFL 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 North Carolina A&T defensive end Darryl Johnson:

Darryl Johnson, 6-6, 240, DE, North Carolina A&T, Camden County. He was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference’s defensive player of the year. The Aggies were 10-2 last season and were ranked third in total defense among the 124 Football Championship Subdivision teams. The Aggies were fifth in scoring defense (14.2 points per game) and fourth in rushing defense (93.9 yards per game). Johnson is a speed rusher who finished tied for eighth in the nation with 10.5 sacks and ninth with 19 tackles for losses. He also finished last season with 50 tackles. The past two MEAC defensive players of the years were both selected high in the draft. Former S.C. State defensive tackle Javon Hargrave was picked by the Steelers in the third round in 2017 and former S.C. State linebacker Darius Leonard was picked by the Colts in the second round last season.

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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