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 N.C. State offensive lineman Tyler Jones:
Tyler Hall-Jones, 6-3, 306, OL, N.C. State, Stephenson, Stone Mountain. He played left tackle for the Wolfpack, but projects as a guard in the NFL. He was suspended for his role in a post-game fight after the North Carolina game. He can play in a zone block scheme like the one the Falcons’ utilize. Jones was named the official All-ACC first ream, the Associated Press All-ACC first-team and to the ProFootballFocus All-ACC second team.
Here are the other players with Georgia connections who have been invited to the combine:
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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