NFL combine invitee: Nick Fitzgerald, QB, Mississippi State (Richmond Hill)

Nick Fitzgerald of Mississippi State.
Nick Fitzgerald of Mississippi State.

Twenty-five former Georgia high school football players have been invited to the 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 Mississippi State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald:

Nick Fitzgerald, Mississippi State, 6-5, 230. QB, Richmond Hill. He completed 511 of 942 passes (54.2 percent) for 6,207 yards. He threw 55 touchdown passes and had 30 interceptions. He rushed for more than 1,000 yards in two seasons as he finished with 3,504 yards rushing on 581 carries and scored 45 touchdowns on the ground. Some team looking to create a role like New Orleans did with Taysom Hill may be interested in Fitzgerald.

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 

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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