Georgia’s Roquan Smith produced second-best coverage grade among linebackers in 2018 draft class

Georgia linebacker Roquan Smith produced the second-best coverage grade among linebackers in 2018 NFL Draft class, according to a report Tuesday by Pro Football Focus.

Smith, who won the 2017 Butkus Award and was MVP of the SEC Championship game, earned an 88.5 coverage grade and allowed 0.56 yards per snap in coverage.

In his junior season with the Bulldogs,  he recorded 137 total tackles, 6.5 sacks, two pass deflections, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble.