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UGA's NFL Draft History

April 25, 2018
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The NFL Draft begins Thursday. Here's a look back at some superlatives from years gone by for UGA in the draft. Georgia's sports information department compiled this information.  

 

 

Most Players picked in 7-Round Draft: 


8 in 2013
OLB Jarvis Jones (1st round, 17th pick, 17th overall pick, Pittsburgh Steelers); ILB Alec Ogletree (1st round, 30th pick, 30th overall pick, St. Louis Rams); N John Jenkins (3rd round, 20th pick, 82nd overall pick);  SAF Shawn Williams (3rd round, 22nd pick, 84th overall pick);  CB Sanders Commings (5th round, 1st pick, 134th overall pick);  WR Tavarres King (5th round, 28th pick, 161st overall pick);  DE Cornelius Washington (6th round, 20th pick, 188th overall pick);  FS Bacarri Rambo (6th round, 23rd pick, 191st overall pick).
 
8 in 2002
Charles Grant (1st round, 25th pick, New Orleans Saints), Will Witherspoon (3rd round, 73rd pick, Carolina Panthers),  Randy McMichael (4th round, 114th pick, Miami Dolphins), Terreal Bierria (4th round, 120th pick, Seattle Seahawks), Jermaine Phillips (5th round, 157th pick, Tampa Bay Bucs), Verron Haynes (5th round, 166th pick, Pittsburgh Steelers), Josh Mallard (7th round, 220th pick, Indianapolis Colts), Tim Wansley (7th round, 233rd pick, Tampa Bay Bucs).
 
7 in 2003
Johnathan Sullivan (1st round, 6th pick), New Orleans Saints;  George Foster (1st round, 20th pick), Denver Broncos; Boss Bailey (2nd round, 34th pick), Detroit Lions;  Jon Stinchcomb (2nd round, 37th pick), New Orleans Saints;  Musa Smith (3rd round, 77th pick), Baltimore Ravens;  Tony Gilbert (6th round, 210th pick), Arizona Cardinals;  J.T. Wall (7th round, 242nd pick), Pittsburgh Steelers.
 
7 in 2006
CB Tim Jennings (2nd round, 62nd pick),  Indianapolis Colts; TE Leonard Pope (3rd round, 72nd pick),  Arizona Cardinals;  OG Max Jean-Gilles (4th round, 99th pick), Philadelphia Eagles; FS Greg Blue (5th round, 149th pick), Minnesota Vikings; CB DeMario Minter (5th round, 152nd pick), Cleveland Browns; DT Kedric Golston (6th round, 196th pick), Washington Redskins;  QB D.J. Shockley (7th round, 223rd pick), Atlanta Falcons.
 
7 in 2012
OG Cordy Glenn (2nd round, 9th pick, 41st overall pick, Buffalo Bills); C Ben Jones (4th round, 4th pick, 99th overall pick, Houston Texans);  TE Orson Charles (4th round, 21st pick, 116th overall pick, Cincinnati Bengals); CB Brandon Boykin (4th round, 28th pick, 123rd overall pick, Philadelphia Eagles);  PK Blair Walsh (6th round, 5th pick, 175th overall pick, Minnesota Vikings);  OT Justin Anderson (7th round, 1st pick, 208th overall pick, Indianapolis Colts);  DE DeAngelo Tyson (7th round, 29th pick, 236th overall pick, Baltimore Ravens).
 
 
Most players taken in first three rounds
 
2009 (5)
QB Matthew Stafford (1st round, 1st pick, Detroit Lions); TB Knowshon Moreno (1st round, 12th pick, Denver Broncos); WR Mohamed Massaquoi (2nd round, 18th pick, 50th overall pick, Cleveland Browns); CB Asher Allen, (3rd rouind, 22nd pick, 86th overall pick, Minnesota Vikins); DT Corvey Irvin, (3rd round, 29th pick, 93rd overall pick, Carolina Panthers).
 
2005 (5)
FS Thomas Davis, Shellman, Ga. (1st rouind, 14th pick), Carolina Panthers; DE David Pollack, Snellville, Ga. (1st round, 17th pick), Cincinnati Bengals;  WR Reggie Brown, Carrollton, Ga., (2nd round, 35th pick), Philadelphia Eagles;  LB Odell Thurman, Monticello, Ga. (2nd round, 48th pick), Cincinnati Bengals;  QB David Greene, Snellville, Ga. (3rd round, 85th pick), Seattle Seahawks.
 
2003 (5)
DT Johnathan Sullivan (1st round, 6th pick), New Orleans Saints;  OT George Foster (1st round, 20th pick), Denver Broncos; OLB Boss Bailey (2nd round, 34th pick), Detroit Lions;  OT Jon Stinchcomb (2nd round, 37th pick), New Orleans Saints;  TB Musa Smith (3rd round, 77th pick), Baltimore Ravens; 
 
2001 (5)
DT Richard Seymour (1st round, 6th pick, New England Patriots), DT Marcus Stroud (1st round, 13th pick, Jacksonville Jaguars), LB Kendrell Bell (2nd round, Pittsburgh Steelers), QB Quincy Carter (2nd round, Dallas Cowboys), OT Jonas Jennings (3rd round, Buffalo Bills).
 
2013 (4)
OLB Jarvis Jones (1st round, 17th pick, 17th overall pick, Pittsburgh Steelers); ILB Alec Ogletree (1st round, 30th pick, 30th overall pick, St. Louis Rams); N John Jenkins (3rd round, 20th pick, 82nd overall pick);  SAF Shawn Williams (3rd round, 22nd pick, 84th overall pick).
 
2011 (3)
WR A.J. Green (1st round, 4th pick, Cincinnati Bengals), OLB Justin Houston (3rd round, 6th pick, Kansas City Chiefs), LB Akeem Dent (3rd round, 27th pick, Atlanta Falcons)
 
1999 (3)
CB Champ Bailey (first round, Washington Redskins), OT Matt Stinchcomb (first round, Oakland Raiders), OT Chris Terry (second round, Carolina Panthers). 
 
 
Most players taken in first four rounds of NFL draft
2005 (6)
FS Thomas Davis, Shellman, Ga. (1st rouind, 14th pick), Carolina Panthers; DE David Pollack, Snellville, Ga. (1st round, 17th pick), Cincinnati Bengals;  WR Reggie Brown, Carrollton, Ga., (2nd round, 35th pick), Philadelphia Eagles;  LB Odell Thurman, Monticello, Ga. (2nd round, 48th pick), Cincinnati Bengals;  QB David Greene, Snellville, Ga. (3rd round, 85th pick), Seattle Seahawks; WR Fred Gibson, Waycross, Ga.(4th round, 131st pick), Pittsburgh Steelers.
 
2001 (6)
DT Richard Seymour (1st round, 6th pick, New England Patriots), DT Marcus Stroud (1st round, 13th pick, Jacksonville Jaguars), LB Kendrell Bell (2nd round, Pittsburgh Steelers), QB Quincy Carter (2nd round, Dallas Cowboys), OT Jonas Jennings (3rd round, Buffalo Bills), and CB Jamie Henderson (4th round, New York Jets).
 
2011 (5)
WR A.J. Green (1st round, 4th pick, 4th overall pick, Cincinnati Bengals), OLB Justin Houston (3rd round, 6th pick, 70th overall pick, Kansas City Chiefs), LB Akeem Dent (3rd round, 27th overall pick, 91st overall pick, Atlanta Falcons), OG Clint Boling (4th round,  4th pick, 101st overall pick), Cincinnati Bengals), WR Kris Durham, 4th round, 10th pick, 107th overall pick, Seattle Seahawks).
 
2009 (5)
QB Matthew Stafford (1st round, 1st pick, Detroit Lions); TB Knowshon Moreno (1st round, 12th pick, Denver Broncos); WR Mohamed Massaquoi (2nd round, 18th pick, 50th overall pick, Cleveland Browns); CB Asher Allen, (3rd rouind, 22nd pick, 86th overall pick, Minnesota Vikins); DT Corvey Irvin, (3rd round, 29th pick, 93rd overall pick, Carolina Panthers).
 
2003 (5)
DT Johnathan Sullivan (1st round, 6th pick), New Orleans Saints;  OT George Foster (1st round, 20th pick), Denver Broncos; OLB Boss Bailey (2nd round, 34th pick), Detroit Lions;  OT Jon Stinchcomb (2nd round, 37th pick), New Orleans Saints;  TB Musa Smith (3rd round, 77th pick), Baltimore Ravens.
 
1999 (5)
CB Champ Bailey (first round, Washington Redskins), OT Matt Stinchcomb (first round, Oakland Raiders), OT Chris Terry (second round, Carolina Panthers),  DE Antonio Cochran (fourth round, Seattle Seahawks), TB Olandis Gary (fourth round, Denver Broncos.
 
2013 (4)
OLB Jarvis Jones (1st round, 17th pick, 17th overall pick, Pittsburgh Steelers); ILB Alec Ogletree (1st round, 30th pick, 30th overall pick, St. Louis Rams); N John Jenkins (3rd round, 20th pick, 82nd overall pick);  SAF Shawn Williams (3rd round, 22nd pick, 84th overall pick).
 
2002 (4)
DE Charles Grant (1st round, 25th pick, New Orleans Saints), OLB Will Witherspoon (3rd round, 73rd pick, Carolina Panthers),  TE Randy McMichael (4th round, 114th pick, Miami Dolphins), DB Terreal Bierria (4th round, 120th pick, Seattle Seahawks).
 
2012 (4)
OG Cordy Glenn (2nd round, 9th pick, 41st overall pick, Buffalo Bills); C Ben Jones (4th round, 4th pick, 99th overall pick, Houston Texans);  TE Orson Charles (4th round, 21st pick, 116th overall pick, Cincinnati Bengals); CB Brandon Boykin (4th round, 28th pick, 123rd overall pick, Philadelphia Eagles).

 
Georgia Players in Recent NFL Drafts
2017 (1)
WR Isaiah McKenzie (5th round, 29th pick, 172nd overall pick), Denver Broncos
 
2016 (5)
OLB Leonard Floyd (1st round, 9th pick, 9th overall pick, Chicago Bears;  OLB Jordan Jenkins (3rd round, 20th pick, 83rd overall pick, New York Jets); WR Malcolm Mitchell (4th round, 14th pick, 112th overall pick, New England Patriots); OT John Theus (5th round, 6th pick, 145th overall pick, San Francisco 49ers);  RB Keith Marshall (7th round, 21st pick, 242nd overall pick, Washington Redskins)
 
2015 (5)
TB Todd Gurley (1st round, 10th pick, 10th overall pick, St. Louis Rams);  WR Chris Conley (3rd round, 12th pick, 76nd overall pick, Kansas City Chiefs);  LB Ramik Wilson (4th round, 19th pick, 119th overall pick, Kansas City Chiefs);  DB Damian Swann (5th round, 31st pick, 167th overall pick, New Orleans Saints); LB Amarlo Herrera (6th round, 31st pick, 207th overall pick, Indianapolis Colts).
 
2014 (2)
TE Arthur Lynch (5th round, 15th pick, 155th overall pick), Miami Dolphins);  QB Aaron Murray (5th round, 23st pick, 163rd overall pick, Kansas City Chiefs).
 
2013 (8)
OLB Jarvis Jones (1st round, 17th pick, 17th overall pick, Pittsburgh Steelers); ILB Alec Ogletree (1st round, 30th pick, 30th overall pick, St. Louis Rams); N John Jenkins (3rd round, 20th pick, 82nd overall pick);  SAF Shawn Williams (3rd round, 22nd pick, 84th overall pick);  CB Sanders Commings (5th round, 1st pick, 134th overall pick);  WR Tavarres King (5th round, 28th pick, 161st overall pick);  DE Cornelius Washington (6th round, 20th pick, 188th overall pick);  FS Bacarri Rambo (6th round, 23rd pick, 191st overall pick).
 
2012 (7)
OG Cordy Glenn (2nd round, 9th pick, 41st overall pick, Buffalo Bills); C Ben Jones (4th round, 4th pick, 99th overall pick, Houston Texans);  TE Orson Charles (4th round, 21st pick, 116th overall pick, Cincinnati Bengals); CB Brandon Boykin (4th round, 28th pick, 123rd overall pick, Phildelphia Eagles);  PK Blair Walsh (6th round, 5th pick, 175th overall pick, Minnesota Vikikngs);  OT Justin Anderson (7th round, 1st pick, 208th overall pick, Indianapolis Colts);  DE DeAngelo Tyson (7th round, 29th pick, 236th overall pick, Baltimore Ravens).
 
2011 (6)
WR A.J. Green (1st round, 4th pick, 4th overall pick, Cincinnati Bengals), OLB Justin Houston (3rd round, 6th pick, 70th overall pick, Kansas City Chiefs), LB Akeem Dent (3rd round, 27th overall pick, 91st overall pick, Atlanta Falcons), OG Clint Boling (4th round,  4th pick, 101st overall pick), Cincinnati Bengals), WR Kris Durham, (4th round, 10th pick, 107th overall pick, Seattle Seahawks), FB Shaun Chapas (7th round, 17th pick, 220th overall pick, Dallas Cowboys.
 
 
2010 (5)
LB Rennie Curran (3rd round, 97th pick), Tennessee Titans;  DT Geno Atkins (4th round, 120th pick), Cincinnati Bengals;  SAF Reshad Jones (5th round, 163rd pick), Miami Dolphins;  DT Jeff Owens (7th round, 243rd pick), Philadelphia Eagles;  DT Kade Weston (7th round, 248th pick), New England Patriots.
 
2009 (6)
QB Matthew Stafford (1st round, 1st pick, Detroit Lions); TB Knowshon Moreno (1st round, 12th pick, Denver Broncos); WR Mohamed Massaquoi (2nd round, 18th pick, 50th overall pick, Cleveland Browns);  CB Asher Allen, (3rd round, 22nd pick, 86th overall pick, Minnesota Vikings); DT Corvey Irvin, (3rd round, 29th pick, 93rd overall pick, Carolina Panthers); DE Jarius Wynn (6th round, 9th pick, 182nd overall pick, Green Bay Packers).
 
2008 (4)
DE Marcus Howard (5th round, 161st pick), Indianapolis Colts; TB Thomas Brown (6th round, 172nd pick), Atlanta Falcons;  Chester Adams (7th round, 222nd pick), Chicago Bears;  PK Brandon Coutu (7th round, 235th pick), Seattle Seahawks).
 
2007 (4)
DE Quentin Moses (3rd round, 65th pick), Oakland Raiders; DE Charles Johnson (3rd round, 83rd pick), Carolina Panthers; TE Martrez Milner (4th round, 133rd pick); OT Ken Shackleford (6th round, 190th pick, St. Louis Rams).
 
 
2006 (7)
CB Tim Jennings (2nd round, 62nd pick),  Indianapolis Colts; TE Leonard Pope (3rd round, 72nd pick),  Arizona Cardinals;  OG Max Jean-Gilles (4th round, 99th pick), Philadelphia Eagles; FS Greg Blue (5th round, 149th pick), Minnesota Vikings; CB DeMario Minter (5th round, 152nd pick), Cleveland Browns; DT Kedric Golston (6th round, 196th pick), Washington Redskins;  QB D.J. Shockley (7th round, 223rd pick), Atlanta Falcons.
 
2005 (6)
FS Thomas Davis, Shellman, Ga. (1st round, 14th pick), Carolina Panthers; DE David Pollack, Snellville, Ga. (1st round, 17th pick), Cincinnati Bengals;  WR Reggie Brown, Carrollton, Ga., (2nd round, 35th pick), Philadelphia Eagles;  LB Odell Thurman, Monticello, Ga. (2nd round, 48th pick), Cincinnati Bengals;  QB David Greene, Snellville, Ga. (3rd round, 85th pick), Seattle Seahawks; WR Fred Gibson, Waycross, Ga.(4th round, 131st pick), Pittsburgh Steelers.
 
2004 (4)
TE Ben Watson (1st round, 32nd pick), New England Patriots;  Rov Sean Jones (2nd round, 59th pick), Cleveland Browns;  DE Robert Geathers (4th round, 117th pick)), Cincinnati Bengals;  CB Bruce Thornton (4th round, 121st pick), Dallas Cowboys;
 
2003 (7)
DT Johnathan Sullivan (1st round, 6th pick), New Orleans Saints;  OT George Foster (1st round, 20th pick), Denver Broncos; OLB Boss Bailey (2nd round, 34th pick), Detroit Lions;  OT Jon Stinchcomb (2nd round, 37th pick), New Orleans Saints;  TB Musa Smith (3rd round, 77th pick), Baltimore Ravens;  ILB Tony Gilbert (6th round, 210th pick), Arizona Cardinals;  FB J.T. Wall (7th round, 242nd pick), Pittsburgh Steelers.
 
2002 (8)
DE Charles Grant (1st round, 25th pick, New Orleans Saints), OLB Will Witherspoon (3rd round, 73rd pick, Carolina Panthers),  TE Randy McMichael (4th round, 114th pick, Miami Dolphins), SS Terreal Bierria (4th round, 120th pick, Seattle Seahawks), FS Jermaine Phillips (5th round, 157th pick, Tampa Bay Bucs), FB Verron Haynes (5th round, 166th pick, Pittsburgh Steelers); DE Josh Mallard (7th round, 220th pick, Indianapolis Colts); CB Tim Wansley (7th round, 233rd pick, Tampa Bay Bucs).
 
2001 (6)
DT Richard Seymour (1st round, 6th pick, New England Patriots), DT Marcus Stroud (1st round, 13th pick, Jacksonville Jaguars), LB Kendrell Bell (2nd round, Pittsburgh Steelers), QB Quincy Carter (2nd round, Dallas Cowboys), OT Jonas Jennings (3rd round, Buffalo Bills), and CB Jamie Henderson (4th round, New York Jets).
 
2000 (2)
LB Orantes Grant (7th round, 219th pick, Dallas Cowboys), RB Patrick Pass (7th round, 232nd pick, New England Patriots).
 
 
1999 (6)
CB Champ Bailey (1st round, 7th pick, Washington Redskins), OT Matt Stinchcomb (1st  round, 18th pick, Oakland Raiders), OT Chris Terry (2nd round, 34th pick, Carolina Panthers),  DE Antonio Cochran (4th round, 115th pick, Seattle Seahawks), TB Olandis Gary (4th round, 127th pick, Denver Broncos),  DT Emarlos Leroy (6th round, 182nd pick, Jacksonville Jaguars). 
 
1998 (3)
TB Robert Edwards (1st round, 18th pick, New England Patriots); WR Hines Ward (3rd round, 92nd pick, Pittsburgh Steelers);  LB Brandon Tolbert, 7th round, 214th pick, Jacksonville Jaguars).
 
 
1997 (3)
OT Adam Meadows (2nd round, 48th pick, Indianapolis Colts), DT Jermaine Smith (4th round, 126th pick, Green Bay Packers), DT Jason Ferguson (7th round, 229th pick, New York Jets).
 
1996 (4)
LB Randall Godfrey (2nd round, 49th pick, Dallas Cowboys), DE Phlllip Daniels (4th round, 99th pick, Seattle Seahawks), LB Whit Marshall (5th round, 147th pick, Philadelphia Eagles), WR Brice Hunter (7th round, 251st pick, Miami Dolphins).
 
1995 (3)
QB Eric Zeier (3rd round, 84th pick, Cleveland Browns), TB Terrell Davis (6th round, 196th pick, Denver Broncos), DB Carlos Yancy (7th round, 234th pick, New England Patriots).
 
1994 (3)
OT Bernard Williams (1st round 14th pick, Philadelphia Eagles), LB Mitch Davis (4th round, 118th pick, Atlanta Falcons), RB Frank Harvey (7th round, 204th pick), Arizona Cardinals).
 
1993 (4)
TB Garrison Hearst (1st round, 3rd pick, Arizona Cardinals); WR Andre Hastings (3rd round, 76th pick, Pittsburgh Steelers), OT Alec Millen, (7th round, 171st pick, New York Jets), PK Todd Peterson (7th round, 177th pick, New York Giants).
 
1992 (None)
 
1991 (2)
LB Mo Lewis (3rd round, 63rd pick, New York Jets), PK John Kasay (4th round, 98th pick, Seattle Seahawks).
 
 
Most Players Picked in 12 Round Drafts
1977 (12 rounds) 7 players
In the 1977 draft, the Bulldogs were coming off the 1976 SEC championship and had seven players drafted:  PK Allan Leavitt (fourth round, Atlanta), OT Mike Wilson (fourth round, Cincinnati), Steve Davis (eighth round, Houston), C Ken Helms (eighth round, Baltimore),  QB Matt Robinson (ninth round, New York Jets), WR Gene Washington (ninth round, San Diego), and OG Joel Parrish (11th round, Cincinnati).
 
1985 (12 rounds) 7 players
TB Herschel Walker who had spent the previous two years with the New Jersey Generals of the USFL.  In addition to Walker (fifth round, Dallas), Georgia players drafted included PK Kevin Butler (fourth round, Chicago), TE Scott Williams (ninth round, St. Louis), CB Kevin Harris (11th round, Detroit), OT Mike Weaver (12th round, Detroit), DB Jeff Sanchez (12th round, Pittsburgh), and DT Donald Chumley (12th round, San Francisco, “Mr. Irrelevant”).
 
1989 (12 rounds) 6 players
The six Bulldogs taken in 1989 included TB Tim Worley (first round, Pittsburgh), TB Keith Henderson (third round, San Francisco), DE Richard Tardits (fifth round, St. Louis), TE Troy Sadowski (sixth round, Atlanta), QB Wayne Johnson (11th round, Indianapolis), and OLB Aaron Chubb (12th round, New England).

 
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