Georgia NFL Combine Invites Announced

first_imgDeandre Baker celebrates an interception for Georgia Bulldogs.ATLANTA, GA – JANUARY 08: Deandre Baker #18 of the Georgia Bulldogs reacts to an interception during the third quarter against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)Under Kirby Smart, Georgia football has really restocked with talent.The Bulldogs went to the College Football Playoff national championship two years ago, and followed it up with a return to the SEC title game, and a near defeat of Alabama.Last year, Georgia overtook Alabama for the No. 1 recruiting class, though the Crimson Tide took back the recruiting throne in 2019.Georgia will be well represented at the NFL Draft as well.With nine players invited to the NFL Combine, only three schools have more going to the event than Georgia football.The full list of Bulldogs invited:-RB Elijah Holyfield-WR Terry Godwin-WR Mecole Hardman-WR Riley Ridley-TE Isaac Nauta-OL Lamont Gaillard-EDGE D’Andre Walker-DL Jonathan Ledbetter-CB Deandre BakerLast year, it was Georgia’s elite defense that took the biggest hit from graduation and early departures to the NFL Draft.This year, the offensive skill positions were the most affected positions.A recent mock draft has two Georgia players being selected in the first round: cornerback Deandre Baker to the Raiders at No. 24, and Holyfield  at No. 31 to the Green Bay Packers.The full list of NFL Combine invitees is available at read more