SOUTH BEND, IN - SEPTEMBER 09: Roquan Smith #3 of the Georgia Bulldogs celebrates after a fumble recovery by a teammate in the fourth quarter of a game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium on September 9, 2017 in South Bend, Indiana. Georgia won 20-19. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
Photo: Joe Robbins/Getty Images
Photo: Joe Robbins/Getty Images

NFL draft: First-night history in the making for UGA?

If the prediction of one draft analyst is correct, the first night of the NFL draft will be a historic one for the UGA football program.

According to Chad Reuter’s latest mock draft, three Bulldogs will be taken in the opening round of the NFL draft April 26 - Roquan Smith (17th), Sony Michel (28th) and Isaiah Wynn (29th).

Georgia has never had three players selected in the first round of a single NFL draft. Two UGA players have been first-round selections on seven occasions, most recently in 2013.

Reuter’s mock draft includes Nick Chubb and Lorenzo Carter as second-round picks and Trent Thompson as a fourth-rounder.

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