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 Clemson tackle Mitch Hyatt:
Mitch Hyatt, 6-5, 310, OL, Clemson, North Gwinnett, Suwanee. He was a four-year starter for the Tigers and two-time All-American. He played a school-record 3,754 snaps over 58 games, including 57 starts. He was a four-time All-ACC selection. He was an Outland Trophy semifinalist. Some NFL scouts believe he can move inside and play guard. Benefitted from going back to school for his senior season, which allowed him to get stronger. Hyatt’s uncle,
Dan Benish, was an All-ACC defensive tackle and a starter on Clemson’s 1981 National Championship team.
Here are the other players with Georgia connections who have been invited to the combine:
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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