So far this season, Georgia football has been in a class of its own. The Bulldogs are 10-0, sit top of the College Football Playoff rankings, and are showing no sign of slowing down.
Internally, all focus will be on achieving an undefeated season and lifting the national championship. That’s the number one goal. Draft season is fast approaching, though, and Georgia could send a number of future superstars to the NFL.
There’s no doubt that we will hear the names of plenty of Georgia players over the three days of the 2022 NFL Draft, but how many could realistically go in the first round? Two schools have had six players drafted in the first round of one draft – Miami in 2004 and Alabama in 2021. Could Georgia challenge that record?
Top Georgia prospects in the 2022 NFL Draft
Jordan Davis – Defensive Tackle
It’s rare that a nose tackle attracts national attention but Jordan Davis is a rare prospect. He’s 6-foot-6, 330 pounds, and has forced his way into the Heisman Trophy conversation as the focal point of Georgia’s defensive line.
It’s not a glamorous position and teams don’t tend to invest high picks in players who are predominantly run-stuffers, but Davis is proving that he belongs in the same conversation as Vita Vea, Dexter Lawrence, and others who have gone in the first round. It would be a big surprise if he wasn’t selected in the top 32 and in my recent mock draft he didn’t make it out of the top eight.