List: Georgia’s highest-rated linebackers since 2001

Newnan's Alec Ogletree graduated in 2010 and signed with the University of Georgia.
Newnan's Alec Ogletree graduated in 2010 and signed with the University of Georgia.

Credit: Jason Getz / jgetz@ajc.com

Credit: Jason Getz / jgetz@ajc.com

Smael Mondon, the highest-rated linebacker prospect in Georgia, didn’t have the gaudy tackle numbers of some of his peers last season, and that might’ve cost him more all-state recognition. He did have more than 1,000 all-purpose yards. That might be more telling. Alec Ogletree and Josh Harvey-Clemons were two-way threats in their day with their pass-catching skills, and Roquan Smith once rushed for more than 200 yards in a playoff game. They’re in the NFL. Here are the Georgia linebackers over the past 20 seasons who earned 247Sports Composite ratings of higher than 0.9500.

Inside

0.9896 - Raekwon McMillan, Liberty County (2014)

0.9889 - Alec Ogletree, Newnan (2010)

0.9845 - Marcus Ball, Stephenson (2006)

0.9721 - Josh Johnson, Stephenson (2004)

0.9713 - Tre Lamar, Roswell (2016)

0.9667 - James Vaughters, Tucker (2011)

0.9627 - Jae Thaxton, Hart County (2004)

0.9627 - C.J. Washington, Cedartown (2022)

0.9561 - Wesley Steiner, Houston County (2020)

0.9501 - Trey Johnson, Central Gwinnett (2013)

Outside

0.9956 - Tray Blackmon, LaGrange (2005)

0.9890 - Josh Harvey-Clemons, Lowndes (2012)

0.9889 - Adam Anderson, Rome (2018)

0.9879 - Owen Pappoe, Grayson (2019)

0.9865 - Smael Mondon, Paulding County (2021)

0.9830 - Quay Walker, Crisp County (2018)

0.9769 - Roquan Smith, Macon County (2015)

0.9764 - Barrett Carter, North Gwinnett (2021)

0.9761 - J.J. Peterson, Colquitt County (2018)

0.9745 - Jarvis Jones, Carver-Col. (2009)

0.9728 - Phillip Webb, Lanier (2020)

0.9683 - Ukeme Eligwe, Stone Mountain (2012)

0.9667 - Daniel Martin, Marietta (2022)

0.9595 - Tyron Hopper, Roswell (2019)

0.9584 - Adrian Hubbard, Norcross (2010)

0.9575 - Otis Reese, Lee County (2018)

0.9530 - Bryson Allen-Williams, Cedar Grove (2014)

0.9528 - Dillon Lee, Buford (2012)

0.9513 - Michael Taylor, Westlake (2010)

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