Nov 26, 2016; Madison, WI, USA; Minnesota Golden Gophers offensive lineman Donnell Greene (73) during the game against the Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium. Wisconsin won 31-17. Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

NFL combine invitee: Donnell Greene, OL, Minnesota (Kell)

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 Minnesota offensive tackle Donnell Greene:

Donnell Greene, Minnesota, 6-7, 320, OL, Kell, Marietta. He played the past three seasons for the Golden Gophers after starting his career at Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College. He played in 11 games last season and made 10 starts at left tackle. Minnesota averaged 28.9 points per game, which was tied for the second most in a season since 2005.  Greene sat out Minnesota’s 34-10 victory over Georgia Tech in the Quick Lane Bowl on Dec. 26. He recently had knee surgery after the 37-15 loss to Wisconsin on Nov. 24. He played in 35 games at Minnesota. He was named all-Big Ten honorable mention by the conference’s coaches and media in 2018.
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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