Texas A&M's Christian Kirk (3) catches a pass as Wake Forest's Essang Bassey (21) defends during the first half of the Belk Bowl NCAA college football game in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Photo: Chuck Burton/AP
Photo: Chuck Burton/AP

14 players with Georgia connections invited to the Senior Bowl 

A total of 13 players from Georgia High Schools and Georgia Southern’s kicker accepted invitations to play in the 71st annual Senior Bowl, which is set for 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala.

Players were scheduled to arrive Sunday. The first practice is set for Tuesday.  

The coaching staffs from the Bengals and the Lions will coach the teams in the college all-star game. 

Here’s a list of the players with Georgia connections: 
• Kindle Vildor, CB, Georgia Southern, North Clayton High
• Essang Bassey, CB, Wake Forest, Columbus 
• Jabari Zuniga, DE, Florida, Sprayberry 
• Kyle Dugger, S, Lenoir-Rhyne Whitewater
• Josiah Coatney, DT, Mississippi, Chapel Hill
• D.J. Wonnum, DE, South Carolina, Stephenson 
• Jonathan Greenard, DE/LB, Florida/Louisville, Hiram
• Blake Ferguson, LS, LSU, Buford 
• Rodrigo Blankenship, PK, Georgia, Sprayberry:
• Tyler Bass, PK, Georgia Southern 

McEachern's Tremayne Anchrum Jr. (76) during practice before their playoff game against the Archer Tigers Friday, Nov. 20, 2015.
Photo: Phil Skinner/For the AJC

• Tremayne Anchrum, OL, Clemson, McEachern 
• Antonio Gibson, RB, Memphis, Eagle’s Landing 
• Harrison, Bryant, TE, Florida Atlantic, John Milledge Academy
• Jared Pinkney, TE, Vanderbilt, Norcross
• Antonio Gandy-Golden, WR, Liberty, Paulding County


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