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:
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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