University of Georgia Best Players of All Time

John Rizzo

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Table of Contents

1. David Pollack

Defensive lineman

David Pollack Career

  • High school: Shiloh (Snellville, Georgia)
  • College: Georgia (2001–2004)
  • NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 1 / Pick: 17
  • Cincinnati Bengals (2005–2007)
  • 3× First-team All-American (2002, 2003, 2004), 3× First-team All-SEC (2002, 2003, 2004), 2× SEC Defensive Player of the Year (2002, 2004), Chuck Bednarik Award (2004), Lott Trophy (2004), Lombardi Award (2004), 2× Ted Hendricks Award (2003, 2004), 2005 Outback Bowl MVP, Florida–Georgia Hall of Fame
  • Total tackles: 29, Sacks: 4.5, Forced fumbles: 0, Fumble recoveries: 1, Interceptions: 0
  • Total tackles: 29
  • Sacks: 4.5
  • Forced fumbles: 0
  • Fumble recoveries: 1
  • Interceptions: 0
  • College Football Hall of Fame

David Pollack is a linebacker who has played in the NFL for 11 seasons. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in 2005, and he spent four seasons with them before joining the Baltimore Ravens in 2009.

In 2015, Pollack signed with the Atlanta Falcons, where he has remained since then. He has recorded over 1,000 tackles during his career and won three Super Bowl rings (with the Bengals in 2005, 2006 and 2007).

David Pollack is married to Sarah Sundin and they have two children together: daughter Harper Marie (born November 20th 2010) and son Jackson Chase (born March 21st 2013). Pollack was a three-time First-team All-American and two-time SEC Defensive Player of the Year at Georgia.

He also won Chuck Bednarik Award, Lott Trophy, Lombardi Award and Ted Hendricks Award as one of the best defensive players in college football. Pollack had successful NFL career with Jets, Ravens and Bills where he accumulated 29 tackles, 4 sacks, 1 forced fumble and zero interceptions.

Also Played For: georgia bulldogs football

2. Champ Bailey

Wide receiver

Champ Bailey Career

  • 3× First-team All-Pro (2004–2006)
  • 4× Second-team All-Pro (2000, 2003, 2007, 2012)
  • 12× Pro Bowl (2000–2007, 2009–2012)
  • NFL interceptions leader (2006)
  • NFL 2000s All-Decade Team
  • NFL All-Rookie Team (1999)
  • Washington Commanders 90 Greatest
  • Denver Broncos 50th Anniversary Team
  • Denver Broncos Ring of Fame (2019)
  • Bronko Nagurski Trophy (1998)
  • Consensus All-American (1998)

Bailey was drafted seventh overall by the Washington Redskins in 1999. Bailey played for the Broncos from 2004 to 2013 and is considered one of the greatest cornerbacks of all time.

In 2014, Bailey signed with the New Orleans Saints and had a successful season recording nine interceptions. Champ Bailey was a four-time first-team All-Pro and 12-time Pro Bowler during his 16 seasons in the NFL.

Bailey led the league in interceptions twice, including in 2006 when he had 13 picks. He also made an appearance in seven Pro Bowls and was named to the All-Decade Team for the 2000s. 

In 2018, Champ Bailey was inducted into the Broncos Ring of Fame alongside other great players from that era like Terrell Davis and John Elway.

3. Fran Tarkenton


Fran Tarkenton Career

  • NFL Most Valuable Player (1975)
  • NFL Offensive Player of the Year (1975)
  • First-team All-Pro (1975)
  • Second-team All-Pro (1973)
  • 9× Pro Bowl (1964, 1965, 1967–1970, 1974–1976)
  • NFL passing yards leader (1978)
  • NFL passing touchdowns leader (1975)
  • NFL completion percentage leader (1977)
  • Bert Bell Award (1975)
  • 50 Greatest Vikings
  • Minnesota Vikings 25th Anniversary Team
  • Minnesota Vikings 40th Anniversary Team
  • Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor
  • Minnesota Vikings No. 10 retired
  • 2× First-team All-SEC (1959, 1960)
  • Orange Bowl champion (1960)

Fran Tarkenton was one of the most successful quarterbacks in NFL history. He won three Super Bowls with the Minnesota Vikings and also led his teams to two NFC championships.

Fran Tarkenton is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and he also received several other accolades, including being named MVP twice. In 1967, at just 27 years old, Tarkenton became the youngest player ever to start an NFL game.

After retiring from football in 1978, Tarkenton started a career as a sportscaster for various networks around the world. 

Fran Tarkenton's son Craig played quarterback briefly in the NFL and currently plays for the CFL's Calgary Stampeders Fran Tarkenton is one of the most accomplished quarterbacks in NFL history.

He was a three-time NFL MVP and nine-time Pro Bowler, as well as leading the league in passing yards twice and touchdown passes six times. Fran Tarkenton also had an impressive career both on the field and off it. 

In 1975 he became only the second player ever to win both the NFL Most Valuable Player Award and Offensive Player of the Year honors, while in 1984 he was awarded Bert Bell Award - given annually to college football's top quarterback - for his outstanding contributions at Minnesota.

After retiring from playing professional football, Fran Tarkenton served two terms (1984–1988) as governor of his home state of Minnesota before returning to broadcast sports commentary following a lengthy retirement period himself.

4. Herschel Walker

Running back

Herschel Walker Career

  • 2× Second-team All-Pro (1987, 1988)
  • 2× Pro Bowl (1987, 1988)
  • National champion (1980)
  • Heisman Trophy (1982)
  • Maxwell Award (1982)
  • Walter Camp Award (1982)
  • UPI College Football Player of the Year (1982)
  • 3× SEC Player of the Year (1980–1982)
  • 3× Unanimous All-American (1980–1982)
  • 3× First-team All-SEC (1980–1982)
  • Georgia Bulldogs No. 34 retired

Walker was one of the most dominant running backs in NFL history. He led the league in rushing yards three times and also had over 1,000 yards receiving twice.

Walker played for four different teams during his career, including a stint with the New Jersey Generals of the USFL. After retiring from football, Walker worked as an analyst on ESPN's "Monday Night Football".

In 2013, Walker announced that he has Parkinson's disease and will not be playing professional football anymore due to safety concerns related to his condition Walker was a dominant collegiate running back who led Georgia to three SEC championships and Heisman Trophy victories.

After two lackluster seasons with the Dallas Cowboys, Walker went on to have one of the greatest pro careers in NFL history, rushing for over 8,000 yards and winning two Super Bowls. 

Walker remains one of the most celebrated players in league history, and his influence on modern-day running backs is apparent everywhere from college football broadcasts to commercials.

5. Frank Sinkwich IV


Frank Sinkwich IV Career

  • High school: Chaney (Youngstown, Ohio)
  • College: Georgia
  • NFL Draft: 1943 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1
  • Detroit Lions (1943–1944), New York Yankees (1946–1947), Baltimore Colts (1947)
  • NFL Most Valuable Player (1944), First-team All-Pro (1944), Second-team All-Pro (1943), National champion (1942), Heisman Trophy (1942), Sporting News Player of the Year (1942), SEC Player of the Year (1942), Associated Press Athlete of the Year (1942), 2× Consensus All-American (1941, 1942), Georgia Bulldogs No. 21 retired
  • Attempts–completions: 301–121, Passing yards: 1,913, TD–Int: 19–42, Rushing yards: 1,090, Rushing touchdowns: 7
  • Attempts–completions: 301–121
  • Passing yards: 1,913
  • TD–Int: 19–42
  • Rushing yards: 1,090
  • Rushing touchdowns: 7
  • College Football Hall of Fame

Frank Sinkwich was born in Croatia in 1920 and played American football for the Detroit Lions and New York Yankees before retiring after two seasons. 

Sinkwich is best known for his time with the Lions, where he made an immediate impact as a halfback and helped lead the team to victory in their first ever NFL championship game.

After leaving the NFL, Sinkwich moved back to Athens, Georgia where he continued to play semi-professional football until his death from cancer at age 70 in 1990. 

Frank Sinkwich IV was one of the most decorated players in NFL history and a two-time consensus All-American. He led the Baltimore Colts to their first championship in 1947, earning MVP honors along the way.

In his 15 years in the league, he played for five different teams and won three championships (1947, 1948, 1949). Frank Sinkwich's career ended abruptly after eight seasons due to injuries; however, his legacy lives on as one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time.

6. Jordan Davis

Defensive tackle

Jordan Davis Career

  • CFP national champion (2021)
  • Chuck Bednarik Award (2021)
  • Outland Trophy (2021)
  • Unanimous All-American (2021)
  • First-team All-SEC (2021)
  • Second-team All-SEC (2020)

Jordan Davis was a highly-touted defensive tackle prospect out of high school. He attended Georgia for two years but decided to forego his final year of eligibility and enter the 2018 NFL Draft.

The Eagles took Davis with the 13th overall pick in the draft, and he has since made an impact on their defense as a rookie player. 

Jordan Davis is known for his athleticism and strength at both the line of scrimmage and in pass coverage; he is expected to continue developing into one of the premier defensive tackles in the league over time.

Jordan Davis was a unanimous first-team All-American in 2021 and a Chuck Bednarik Award winner the following year. He had an outstanding college career, winning national championships in both years and being named to numerous all-conference teams. 

The linebacker entered the NFL as one of the most highly touted prospects available in 2022 but has yet to live up to his billing on the field.

Despite this, Davis is still only 24 years old and has plenty of time to prove himself at the next level if he can improve his consistency game planning wise.

7. Matthew Stafford


Matthew Stafford Career

  • Super Bowl champion (LVI)
  • NFL Comeback Player of the Year (2011)
  • Pro Bowl (2014)
  • Detroit Lions All-Time Team
  • First-team All-American (2008)
  • Second-team All-SEC (2008)

Stafford was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft. Stafford has spent his entire career with the Lions, appearing in 119 games and completing 6,191 passes for 54,944 yards and 313 touchdowns.

In 2018, Stafford had a season that was somewhat disappointing as he completed just under 60% of his passes for 3,829 yards but only 21 touchdowns against 14 interceptions. 

The Rams acquired Stafford during the offseason of 2021 after trading for him from Detroit.

Stafford is a three-time NFL champion and two-time Pro Bowler. Stafford has led the Detroit Lions to back-to-back playoff appearances, including an appearance in Super Bowl XLVIII. 

In 2015, Stafford became the first player ever to complete 60% or more of his passes in every game of a season.

8. Terry Hoage

Defensive back


  • High school: Huntsville (Huntsville, Texas)
  • College: Georgia
  • NFL Draft: 1984 / Round: 3 / Pick: 68
  • New Orleans Saints (1984–1985), Philadelphia Eagles (1986–1990), Washington Redskins (1991–1992), San Francisco 49ers (1993), Houston Oilers (1993), Arizona Cardinals (1994–1996)
  • National champion (1980), 2× Consensus All-American (1982, 1983), Top V Award (1984), Florida–Georgia Hall of Fame
  • Games played: 142, Games started: 65, Tackles: 578, Interceptions: 21, Recovered fumbles: 12, Quarterback sacks: 7.0
  • Games played: 142
  • Games started: 65
  • Tackles: 578
  • Interceptions: 21
  • Recovered fumbles: 12
  • Quarterback sacks: 7.0
  • College Football Hall of Fame

Terry Hoage is a safety who played in the NFL for over 20 years. He started his career with the New Orleans Saints and then went on to play for the Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins, San Francisco 49ers and Houston Oilers.

He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2011. Terry Hoage is well-known for being one of the most consistent safeties in NFL history, recording at least one interception per season from 1984 to 1996. In 1994, he helped lead Arizona Cardinals to their first ever Super Bowl victory.

Terry Hoage was a two-time consensus All American, and top V award winner at Florida–Georgia. He played in 142 games over a 13 year career with the Washington Redskins and Atlanta Falcons, recording 578 tackles, 21 interceptions, 12 recovered fumbles, and 7 quarterback sacks. 

After retiring from football in 1993 he became an NFL analyst for Fox Sports Net before joining CBS as a studio analyst in 2000.

Terry is now retired living on his farm near Gainesville with his wife of 43 years Linda and their three children; daughters Tracy (married to former Tampa Bay Buccaneers player Derrick Brooks), Tiffany (married to Jacksonville Jaguars offensive lineman Brad Meester) and Tyler (in college).

9. A. J. Green

Wide receiver

A. J. Green Career

  • 2× Second-team All-Pro (2012, 2013)
  • 7× Pro Bowl (2011–2017)
  • PFWA All-Rookie Team (2011)
  • 2× First-team All-American (2009, 2010)
  • 2× First-team All-SEC (2008, 2009)
  • Second-team All-SEC (2010)
  • SEC Freshman of the Year (2008)

A. J. Green is a wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals and Arizona Cardinals, having played in both organizations since 2011. He has been an All-Pro twice during his career and was named to the Pro Bowl in 2013.

Green attended Georgia from 2008 to 2010, where he starred as a receiver for the Bulldogs before being drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft. 

In four seasons with Cincy, Green racked up 1,041 receiving yards and eight touchdowns on 158 receptions; he also added 43 carries for 269 yards and two scores over that span.

In 2015, Green signed with Arizona as a free agent; he caught 71 passes for 1,057 yards (a career high) and six touchdowns en route to earning Second Team All-Pro honors at his new homecoming team while appearing in 14 games overall (13 starts). 

As one of only three players ever to record more than 2,000 receiving yards each season with two different teams (alongside Brandon Marshall & Dez Bryant), Aqib Talib called him "the best WR I have ever seen." Likely destined for Hall-of-Fame induction someday soon.

A. J. Green is one of the best receivers in the NFL and has been a key part of Cincinnati's offense for years. He was named to his first Pro Bowl in 2011 and has made two more appearances since then, as well as being named First-team All-American twice. 

In 2010, he was also selected to the SEC Freshman team after amassing over 1,000 yards receiving on just 30 receptions that season alone. 

With 68 touchdowns in his career so far, Green is one of the most prolific wideouts in NFL history - and there's no doubt he'll continue to be a huge asset for whichever team acquires him next year.

10. Charley Trippi


Charley Trippi Career

  • NFL champion (1947)
  • First-team All-Pro (1948)
  • Second-team All-Pro (1947)
  • 2× Pro Bowl (1952, 1953)
  • NFL 1940s All-Decade Team
  • Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor
  • National champion (1942)
  • Maxwell Award (1946)
  • SEC Player of the Year (1946)
  • Unanimous All-American (1946)
  • 2× First-team All-SEC (1945, 1946)
  • Georgia Bulldogs No. 62 retired

Trippi was one of the greatest halfbacks in NFL history. He played for six seasons with the Chicago Cardinals and led his team to a championship in 1947.

Trippi also had success playing quarterback, leading the Cardinals to two more championships in 1951 and 1955. Charley Trippi passed away on October 19, 2022 at the age of 100 years old after a long and successful career in professional football.

Trippi was one of the most dominant running backs in NFL history. He won three championships with the Chicago Bears and finished his career with over 12,000 rushing yards and 100 touchdowns. Trippi was an All-Pro selection six times and led the league in rushing twice.

He also threw a touchdown pass in a 1951 playoff game against Cleveland that helped lead the Bears to their fourth championship victory. Trippi is considered one of the greatest players in Cardinals history and is enshrined in team lore as part of Ring of Honor inductees.

His number 62 has been retired by Arizona State University where he played college football before entering professional football.

11. Garrison Hearst

Running back

Garrison Hearst Career

  • NFL Comeback Player of the Year (2001)
  • Second-team All-Pro (1998)
  • 2× Pro Bowl (1998, 2001)
  • George Halas Award (2002)
  • Doak Walker Award (1992)
  • Consensus All-American (1992)
  • Citrus Bowl MVP (1993)
  • SEC Player of the Year (1992)
  • Florida–Georgia Hall of Fame

Garrison Hearst was a running back for the Arizona Cardinals and Cincinnati Bengals in the NFL. He played college football at Georgia, where he helped lead his team to an appearance in the 1993 SEC Championship Game.

Hearst was drafted by the Phoenix Cardinals with the third overall pick of the 1993 NFL Draft. After two seasons with the Cardinals, Hearst was traded to Cincinnati Bengals in 1996. With Cincy, Hearst won a Super Bowl championship in 1997 and earned All-Pro honors three times (1997–1999).

In 2003, Garrison signed with the San Francisco 49ers as a free agent and had one more productive season before retiring from professional football at age 34 due to injury Garrison Hearst was a standout running back at Florida State University before being drafted in the first round of the 1992 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos.

Hearst led the Broncos to their only Super Bowl appearance that season, and he also won rookie of the year honors. He would go on to play for six more seasons with Denver before ending his career with two Pro Bowl appearances and George Halas Award recognition from his peers. 

After retiring from football, Garrison Hearst went on to have a successful coaching career at several colleges across America including Oregon State, Tennessee, and Miami (FL).

12. Kevin Butler

Kevin Butler Career

  • High school: Stone Mountain (GA) Redan
  • College: Georgia
  • NFL Draft: 1985 / Round: 4 / Pick: 105
  • Chicago Bears (1985–1995), Arizona Cardinals (1996–1997)
  • Super Bowl champion (XX), 2× Second-team All-Pro (1985, 1989), NFL scoring leader (1985), PFWA All-Rookie Team (1985), 100 greatest Bears of All-Time, Florida–Georgia Hall of Fame, First kicker ever inducted in the College Football Hall of Fame
  • Field goals made: 265, Field goals attempted: 361, Field goal %: 73.4, Long field goal: 55
  • Field goals made: 265
  • Field goals attempted: 361
  • Field goal %: 73.4
  • Long field goal: 55
  • College Football Hall of Fame

In 1985, the Chicago Bears drafted Kevin Butler with the 105th pick in the NFL Draft. He played for the Bears from 1985 to 1995 and then spent two seasons with the Arizona Cardinals.

Butler was a consistent kicker throughout his career, converting on over 90% of his field goal attempts. In 1993, he set an NFL record by making five field goals in one game. 

After retiring as a player, Butler began working as a color commentator for CBS Sports Network and Fox Sports Net before joining ESPN in 2006 as an analyst for college football games.

Kevin Butler was an All-American kicker at Florida State before being drafted by the Bears in the first round of the 1985 NFL Draft. 

He led Chicago to a Super Bowl title in 1989 and is one of only two players ever named MVP and League scoring champion in the same season (the other being Jerry Rice). A member of both the College Football Hall of Fame and Florida–the Georgia Hall of Fame, Kevin retired after playing for Tampa Bay in 1999.

13. Richard Seymour

Defensive tackle

Richard Seymour Career

  • 3× Super Bowl champion (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX)
  • 3× First-team All-Pro (2003–2005)
  • 2× Second-team All-Pro (2006, 2011)
  • 7× Pro Bowl (2002–2006, 2010, 2011)
  • NFL 2000s All-Decade Team
  • PFWA All-Rookie Team (2001)
  • New England Patriots All-2000s Team
  • New England Patriots 50th Anniversary Team
  • New England Patriots All-Dynasty Team
  • New England Patriots Hall of Fame
  • First-team All-American (2000)
  • 2× First-team All-SEC (1999, 2000)

Richard Seymour was drafted in the first round by the New England Patriots in 2001. Seymour played for the Patriots until 2008 when he signed with the Oakland Raiders.

He won a Super Bowl championship with the Patriots in 2003 and made five Pro Bowl appearances during his career. Injuries shortened Seymour's final years in the NFL, but he still finished with 139 sacks (second all-time behind Bruce Smith) and four touchdowns on defense.

After retiring as a player, Seymour became an analyst for CBS Sports Radio and NBC's "Pro Football Talk". Seymour was a key player in the Patriots' three Super Bowl championships, recording 494 tackles and 57.5 sacks in his ten-year career with New England. 

Seymour also gained notoriety for being one of the league's most physical defenders, often punishing opposing quarterbacks at will.

Seymour announced his retirement following the Patriots' victory over Atlanta in Super Bowl LI to cap off an illustrious career that saw him named First-team All-American twice and Second-team All-Pro seven times overall.

14. Thomas Davis Sr.


Thomas Davis Sr. Career

  • Walter Payton Man of the Year (2014)
  • First-team All-Pro (2015)
  • 3× Pro Bowl (2015–2017)
  • Bart Starr Award (2016)
  • Consensus All-American (2004)
  • First-team All-SEC (2004)
  • Second-team All-SEC (2003)

Thomas Davis Sr. played linebacker for the Carolina Panthers from 2005 to 2018 before signing with the Los Angeles Chargers in 2019. He was a first-team All-Pro selection twice (2008, 2009) and was also named to three Pro Bowls during his career.

In 2020, Davis signed with the Washington Football Team and is now entering his tenth season in the NFL. Thomas Davis Sr. was a dominant defensive player in the NFL for over a decade, winning three Pro Bowls and being named First-team All-Pro twice.

He is also renowned for his athleticism and toughness, making him one of the most feared players on either side of the ball. After retiring from playing football, Davis became an influential voice in sports media and continues to help shape young athletes' careers today.

15. Knowshon Moreno

Running back

Knowshon Moreno Career

  • High school: Middletown South, (Middletown, New Jersey)
  • College: Georgia (2006–2008)
  • NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12
  • Denver Broncos (2009–2013), Miami Dolphins (2014)
  • PFWA All-Rookie Team (2009), Second-team All-American (2008), 2× First-team All-SEC (2007, 2008), SEC Freshman of the Year (2007)
  • Rushing attempts: 876, Rushing yards: 3,616, Rushing touchdowns: 27, Receptions: 158, Receiving yards: 1,409, Receiving touchdowns: 9
  • Rushing attempts: 876
  • Rushing yards: 3,616
  • Rushing touchdowns: 27
  • Receptions: 158
  • Receiving yards: 1,409
  • Receiving touchdowns: 9

Knowshon Moreno was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the 2009 NFL Draft. He spent three seasons with the team before joining the Miami Dolphins in 2014.

Moreno is a running back who has played for both the Denver Broncos and Miami Dolphins over his career. He is currently a free agent and may return to either of his previous teams or sign with another team altogether in 2016.

Knowshon Moreno has had an illustrious football career, having been named to multiple All-Pro teams and winning two Super Bowls (with the Denver Broncos in 2015, and again with Miami Dolphins in 2017). 

Knowshon Moreno is a former SEC Freshman of the Year and All-American who played for the Denver Broncos from 2007 to 2013.

He was drafted by the Broncos in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft and quickly established himself as one of their most versatile players, being used on both running and receiving yards. In his five seasons with Denver, he averaged over 1,000 rushing yards per season and scored 27 touchdowns. 

After leaving Denver in free agency in 2013, Moreno signed a two-year contract with Miami Dolphins but failed to live up to expectations there, eventually being released after one year without having achieved any major milestones or achievements.

16. Sean Jones

Defensive back

Sean Jones Career

  • High school: Westlake (Atlanta, Georgia)
  • College: Georgia
  • NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 2 / Pick: 59
  • Cleveland Browns (2004–2008), Philadelphia Eagles (2009), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2010–2011), Detroit Lions (2012)*
  •  * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
  • First-team All-American (2003), First-team All-SEC (2003)
  • Total tackles: 513, Sacks: 4.0, Forced fumbles: 3, Fumble recoveries: 6, Interceptions: 17
  • Total tackles: 513
  • Sacks: 4.0
  • Forced fumbles: 3
  • Fumble recoveries: 6
  • Interceptions: 17

Sean Jones was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in 2004, but he only played for them for two seasons. He then signed with the Philadelphia Eagles and has been there ever since.

Sean Jones is best known for his work as a safety for the Philadelphia Eagles over the past few years. In 2009, he led the team in tackles and interceptions, helping them make it to their first Super Bowl appearance in franchise history.

Sean Jones is extremely versatile both on and off of the field; he can play either free or strong safety very well depending on what matchup is presented to him. 

As one of just a handful of players remaining from when Philadelphia won its first championship back in 1960, Sean Jones brings great pride to everyone associated with this organization every time he steps onto the field.

Outside of football however, Sean enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children at home; basketball (his favorite sport) and golf are also among his favorites away from competitions that require physical exertion.

17. Kirby Smart

Defensive back

Kirby Smart Career

  • 1995–1998: Georgia
  • 1999: Indianapolis Colts
  • Position(s): Defensive back
  • 1999: Georgia (Admin. Asst.)
  • 2000: Valdosta State (DB)
  • 2001: Valdosta State (DC)
  • 2002–2003: Florida State (GA)
  • 2004: LSU (DB)
  • 2005: Georgia (RB)
  • 2006: Miami Dolphins (S)
  • 2007: Alabama (AHC/DB)
  • 2008–2015: Alabama (DC)
  • 2016–present: Georgia

Kirby Smart was born on December 23, 1975 in Montgomery, Alabama. He played defensive back for the Georgia Bulldogs from 1995 to 1998 and then spent a year as an administrative assistant with the team before taking over as head coach at Valdosta State in 2001.

In his first two years at Valdosta State (2001–2002), he led the Cardinals to back-to-back NCAA Division I-AA National Championships. 

After one season coaching defense at Miami (FL) under Randy Shannon, Smart was named head coach of the Georgia Bulldogs in 2009 where he has remained ever since with record totals of 81 wins and 15 losses in that time span.

As SEC Head Coach of 2017 national champions Georgia, Kirby Smart helped lead them to their third consecutive appearance in the College Football Playoff Championship game which they lost to Clemson 41–35 on January 6th 2018.

18. Roquan Smith


Roquan Smith Career

  • 2× Second-team All-Pro (2020, 2021)
  • Pro Bowl (2022)
  • PFWA All-Rookie Team (2018)
  • Unanimous All-American (2017)
  • Butkus Award (2017)
  • SEC Defensive Player of the Year (2017)
  • First-team All-SEC (2017)

Roquan Smith was drafted eighth overall by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2018 NFL Draft. Roquan is an inside linebacker who played college football at Georgia.

He has been a two-time Second-team All-Pro and has been a key player for the Baltimore Ravens over the past few seasons. 

Roquan's career highlights include being named to both the Pro Bowl and Super Bowl LII, where he helped lead his team to victory against the New England Patriots Roquan Smith is a highly decorated SEC Defensive Player of the Year and First-team All-SEC athlete.

Roquan was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft with many predicting he would be a top pick. Smith has been labeled as one of, if not the best linebacker prospect to enter into professional football in years. 

With his athleticism, speed, and instincts, Smith is sure to make an impact on both sides of the ball from day one in the NFL.

19. Jake Scott


  • 2× Super Bowl champion (VII, VIII)
  • Super Bowl MVP (VII)
  • 2× First-team All-Pro (1973, 1974)
  • 3× Second-team All-Pro (1971, 1972, 1975)
  • 5× Pro Bowl (1971–1975)
  • Miami Dolphin Honor Roll
  • SEC Player of the Year (1968)
  • Consensus All-American (1968)
  • Florida–Georgia Hall of Fame

Jake Scott was a safety and return specialist in the NFL. He played for the BC Lions (1969), Miami Dolphins (1970-1975), and Washington Redskins (1976-1978).

He died on November 19, 2020, at the age of 75 after a long battle with cancer. Jake Scott was one of the most successful and decorated players in NFL history.

He is a two-time Super Bowl champion, three-time Second Team All-Pro selection and five-time Pro Bowler. Jake Scott started at cornerback for Miami Dolphins from 1971 to 1975 where he recorded 126 games played with 49 interceptions, 551 return yards, and 1,474 all-purpose yards.

After playing his entire career with the Dolphins, he retired in 1978 but later came back as an assistant coach for Miami Dolphins in 1999 season before retiring once again after the 2001 season.

20. Justin Houston


Justin Houston Career

  • High school: Statesboro, (Statesboro, Georgia)
  • College: Georgia
  • NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 3 / Pick: 70
  • Kansas City Chiefs (2011–2018), Indianapolis Colts (2019–2020), Baltimore Ravens (2021–present)
  • Roster status: Active
  • First-team All-Pro (2014), 4× Pro Bowl (2012–2015), Deacon Jones Award (2014), First-team All-American (2010), First-team All-SEC (2010), Second-team All-SEC (2009), NFL records, Most career safeties: 4 (tied), Most safeties in a season: 2 (tied)
  • Total tackles: 502, Sacks: 111.0, Interceptions: 5, Forced fumbles: 19, Fumble recoveries: 14, Pass deflections: 34, Defensive touchdowns: 2
  • Total tackles: 502
  • Sacks: 111.0
  • Interceptions: 5
  • Forced fumbles: 19
  • Fumble recoveries: 14
  • Pass deflections: 34
  • Defensive touchdowns: 2

He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in 2011 and has since played for the Indianapolis Colts, Baltimore Ravens, and now the Houston Texans. He is considered one of the best outside linebackers in NFL history and has won two Super Bowls with Houston.

He originally hails from Statesboro, Georgia (near Atlanta) but also played college football at Georgia. As an outside linebacker he excels at breaking up pass plays as well as getting to the quarterback on run downs. Justin Houston is one of the most decorated defensive players in NFL history.

He has been a first-team All-Pro four times and has also won the Deacon Jones Award as well as being named to two All-SEC teams. 

His impressive stats include 51 career sacks, which ranks third all time behind Jason Taylor (60) and Bruce Smith (70). He has forced 19 fumbles in his career, which is fourth on the list.

Houston was released by the Chiefs earlier this year after enduring several injuries over the past few seasons but he looks set to return to form next season with Kansas City looking for another championship run.

21. Bill Stanfill


  • High school: Cairo (Cairo, Georgia)
  • College: Georgia
  • NFL Draft: 1969 / Round: 1 / Pick: 11
  • Miami Dolphins (1969–1976)
  • 2× Super Bowl champion (VII, VIII), First-team All-Pro (1972), 2× Second-team All-Pro (1973, 1974), 5× Pro Bowl (1969, 1971–1974), NFL sacks leader (1973), Miami Dolphins Honor Roll, Outland Trophy (1968), Consensus All-American (1968), Florida–Georgia Hall of Fame
  • Games played: 109, Games started: 91, Fumbles recovered: 8, Interceptions: 2
  • Games played: 109
  • Games started: 91
  • Fumbles recovered: 8
  • Interceptions: 2
  • College Football Hall of Fame

Stanfill was a defensive end who played in the NFL for over 20 years. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in 1969 and spent his entire career with them, retiring in 1976.

Stanfill is best known for being part of the "Dolphins Dynasty" that won three Super Bowls during his time with the team. 

After retirement, Stanfill worked as a football analyst for various networks before passing away on November 10th 2016 at the age of 69 after complications from cancer treatment Stanfill was a two-time Super Bowl champion with the Miami Dolphins in VII and VIII.

He was named first-team All-Pro in 1972 and second team all pro 1973 and 1974. Stanfill also led the NFL with 8 fumble recoveries during the 1973 season. In 1978, he retired from the NFL after 14 seasons as one of its most decorated players ever His jersey number (80) is still worn by current Dolphin linebacker Koa Misi. 

In 2002, Stanfill was inducted into both Florida State University's Hall of Fame and Georgia–Florida Hall of Fame which honors individuals who have made significant contributions.

Their respective universities or states while being nonathletes Bill currently resides in Palm Beach Gardens, FL where he is an analyst for FOX Sports Sun Football coverage.

22. David Greene

David Greene Career

  • High school: Snellville (GA) South Gwinnett
  • College: Georgia
  • NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 3 / Pick: 85
  • Seattle Seahawks (2005–2006), New England Patriots (2007)*, Kansas City Chiefs (2007), Indianapolis Colts (2008)*
  •  * Offseason and/or practice squad member only

Greene was a three-year starter for Georgia, completing 69.4 percent of his passes for 10,898 yards with 80 touchdowns and 36 interceptions during that time.

Greene was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the third round of the 2005 NFL draft. He spent four seasons with Indy before being traded to Tampa Bay in 2009 (along with a seventh-round pick).

In 2010, Greene signed with New Orleans Saints as a free agent and played two seasons there before finishing his career in 2013 with Philadelphia Eagles. 

After retiring from football, Greene started work as an analyst for Fox Sports 1 covering college football teams across America but left after one year to become quarterbacks coach at North Carolina State University under Dave Doeren.

23. Terrell Davis

Running back

Terrell Davis Career

  • 2× Super Bowl champion (XXXII, XXXIII)
  • Super Bowl MVP (XXXII)
  • NFL Most Valuable Player (1998)
  • 2× NFL Offensive Player of the Year (1996, 1998)
  • UPI AFC Offensive Player of the Year (1996)
  • 3× First-team All-Pro (1996–1998)
  • 3× Pro Bowl (1996–1998)
  • NFL rushing yards leader (1998)
  • 2× NFL rushing touchdowns leader (1997, 1998)
  • NFL 1990s All-Decade Team
  • PFWA All-Rookie Team (1995)
  • Denver Broncos Ring of Fame

Davis was a record-breaking running back in the NFL who played for Denver Broncos from 1995 to 2001. He is best known for his time with the Broncos, where he led the league in rushing yards four times and was a three-time Pro Bowler.

Davis has also had a successful career outside of football, appearing in several films and television shows over the years. In February 2005, Davis announced that he had been diagnosed with multiple myeloma – a type of cancerous blood disease – which led to his retirement from professional football later that year.

Today, Davis remains active as an ambassador for various charities and organizations related to cancer awareness and research efforts. Terrell Davis is one of the most successful running backs in NFL history. He was a two-time Super Bowl champion and MVP, and he led the league in rushing yards three times. 

Davis also had an impressive career passing stats, with 2,509 completions for 25,153 yards and 208 touchdowns.

After retiring from playing football in 2000, Davis became a TV analyst for the Broncos.

24. Drew Butler


Drew Butler Career

  • High school: Peachtree Ridge, (Suwanee, Georgia)
  • College: Georgia
  • Undrafted: 2012
  • Pittsburgh Steelers (2012–2013), Chicago Bears (2014)*, Detroit Lions (2014)*, Arizona Cardinals (2014–2016)
  •  * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
  • First-team All-American (2009, 2010), First-team All-SEC (2009), Second-team All-SEC (2010), Ray Guy Award (2009)
  • Punts: 236, Average punt: 42.8, Punt yards: 10,106, Longest punt: 79, Inside 20: 90
  • Punts: 236
  • Average punt: 42.8
  • Punt yards: 10,106
  • Longest punt: 79
  • Inside 20: 90

Butler is a punter for the Arizona Cardinals. He was undrafted in 2012 but signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Butler played two seasons with the Steelers before being traded to the Chicago Bears in 2014.

With the Bears, he had a successful career and was named to three Pro Bowls (2014-2016). Butler then left Chicago as an unrestricted free agent and joined Detroit Lions in 2017 where he has also been very successful, making four Pro Bowl appearances (2017-2019).

Drew Butler was a two-time first team All American in both football and track at Arizona State. After going undrafted, Drew signed with the Cardinals as an undrafted free agent in 2009 and made the 53 man roster that season. 

In 2010 he had his best year statistically, recording 90 tackles including 2 sacks, 10 interceptions (second in the NFL), and 1 touchdown return for a score on defense while also returning punts for 80 yards and averaging 42.

8 yards per punt which is still second all-time in franchise history behind only Darren Sproles' career average of 44 yards per punt return.

Released by Arizona midway through the 2013 season due to salary cap constraints, Butler signed with Philadelphia where he played until being released prior to the 2016 season after failing his physical because of a neck injury sustained during training camp.

25. Travon Walker

Defensive lineman

Travon Walker Career

  • CFP national champion (2021)
  • Freshman All-SEC (2019)

Walker was a standout linebacker for Upson-Lee high school in Thomaston, Georgia. He attended Georgia and played for the Bulldogs from 2019 to 2021. Walker was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft.

As a rookie with the Jags, he made an impact on defense and earned Rookie of the Year honors. 

Walker has continued to play well during his time with Jacksonville and is considered one of their key players on defense. In 2020, he helped lead Georgia to their first-ever National Championship victory.

Walker is currently contracted with the Jags until 2024 - showing just how highly they regard him as a player. Travon Walker was a two-time national champion and freshman All-SEC defensive back at CFP. 

After an impressive career in college, Walker signed with the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2022.

In his rookie season, he recorded 45 tackles, 3 sacks, and 1 interception while helping the team make it to the playoffs. The following year, Walker played a bigger role on defense for Jacksonville as they made it all the way to Super Bowl LIII where they lost to the New England Patriots 34-27. 

He finished his three-year NFL career with 166 tackles (16 for loss), 2 interceptions, and 3 sacks over 25 games played (24 starts).

26. Leonard Pope

Tight end

Leonard Pope Career

  • High school: Americus (GA)
  • College: Georgia
  • NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 3 / Pick: 72
  • Arizona Cardinals (2006−2008), Kansas City Chiefs (2009−2011), Pittsburgh Steelers (2012), Chicago Bears (2013)*
  •  * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
  • Receptions: 105, Receiving yards: 982, Receiving touchdowns: 11
  • Receptions: 105
  • Receiving yards: 982
  • Receiving touchdowns: 11

Leonard Pope was born on September 10, 1983 in Americus, Georgia. He played football at his high school, Americus (GA) and attended the University of Georgia.

In 2006, Pope was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs with their third round pick in the NFL Draft. Pope has been a part of the Chiefs organization since 2006 and has appeared in 85 games over six seasons (2007-2012).

He is currently an unrestricted free agent and will decide whether or not to continue his playing career in 2013.

Leonard Pope started out as a tight end for Americanus High School before moving on to play football at UGA under head coach Mark Richt where he majored in business administration with a concentration in marketing management...

Pope was drafted by the Cardinals in 2006 and played for them until 2008. Pope had a breakout year with Kansas City in 2009, recording 982 yards and 11 touchdowns on 53 receptions. After playing one season with Pittsburgh, he signed with the Chicago Bears in 2013. In his four seasons in the NFL, Pope has totaled 105 receptions for 1,982 receiving yards and 11 touchdown catches

27. Stetson Bennett


Stetson Bennett Career

  • College: , Georgia (2017, 2019–present), Jones County Junior College (2018)
  • Bowl games: , 2018 Rose Bowl, 2020 Sugar Bowl, 2021 Peach Bowl, 2021 Orange Bowl (Offensive MVP), 2022 CFP National Championship (MVP), 2022 Peach Bowl (Offensive MVP), 2023 CFP National Championship (MVP)
  • High school: Pierce County High School
  • 2× CFP National Champion (2021, 2022), 2× CFP National Championship Offensive MVP (2021, 2022), Burlsworth Trophy (2022), Second-Team All-SEC (2022), 2× SEC Champion (2017, 2022), SEC Championship Game MVP (2022)

Bennett is a senior quarterback at Georgia and a three-year starter. He was named first team All-SEC in 2019 after throwing for 3,527 yards with 25 touchdowns and just six interceptions.

Bennett also ran for 1,142 yards and 12 touchdowns on the ground this season. In his college career he has completed 266 of 460 passes (60%) for 33,557 yards with 280 touchdown passes and 55 interceptions - an impressive stat line.

Bennett will be playing in his final game as a Bulldog when they take on Alabama in the Rose Bowl Game on January 2nd 2020 Bennett was the second-leading rusher in college football in both 2017 and 2022. Bennett is a two-time CFP National Champion, as well as a SEC Champion and an MVP of the SEC Championship Game.

He also won the Burlsworth Trophy in 2022, which is given to the best player in Division I FBS conferences not playing for a national championship team that year.

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28. Hines Ward

Hines Ward Career

  • 2× Super Bowl champion (XL, XLIII)
  • Super Bowl MVP (XL)
  • 3× Second-team All-Pro (2002–2004)
  • 4× Pro Bowl (2001–2004)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers All-Time Team
  • Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor
  • Pittsburgh Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • First-team All-SEC (1997)
  • Second-team All-SEC (1996)
  • Outback Bowl champion (1998)

Ward was a three-time Pro Bowler with the Pittsburgh Steelers and is now the head coach of the San Antonio Brahmas. Ward played college football at Georgia, where he won two SEC titles and was a first-team All-American in 1999.

After being drafted by the Steelers in 1998, Ward enjoyed a successful 10-year career as one of their most prolific receivers, amassing over 1,000 receptions for 11 touchdowns. 

In 2011, following his retirement from playing football, Ward took on coaching duties with the Steelers' developmental squad before becoming head coach of the San Antonio Brahmas in 2013.

Ward was a prolific wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers and helped lead them to two Super Bowl championships. Ward also won three Second-team All-Pro awards during his career, as well as being named MVP of the 2003 Super Bowl. 

After retiring from playing in 2012, Ward became an executive with the Steelers and has since been involved in several football development projects.

He is currently the head coach and general manager of the San Antonio Brahmas franchise.

29. Brock Bowers

Tight end

Brock Bowers Career

  • College: , Georgia (2021–present)
  • Bowl games: , 2021 Orange Bowl, 2022 CFP National Championship, 2022 Peach Bowl, 2023 CFP National Championship
  • High school: Napa (Napa, California)
  • 2× CFP National Champion (2021, 2022), John Mackey Award (2022), First-team All-American (2022), Second-team All-American (2021), SEC Freshman of the Year (2021), First-team All-SEC (2021, 2022)

Brock Bowers is a sophomore at Georgia Bulldogs. He played tight end for the Bulldogs in 2020 and 2021. In his junior season in 2022, he led the team with 77 receptions for 1,055 yards and 10 touchdowns.

Brock was born on January 5th, 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia. His father is Brian Bowers and mother is Courtney Bowers-Hullsberger. His older brother Hunter also plays football at Bucknell University as a defensive lineman.

Brock has always been interested in sports since he was young because his family are big fans of both basketball and football. After playing high school football for Westlake High School (Atlanta), Brock chose to play college football at Georgia Bulldogs due to their strong program history and coaching staff.

While attending Georgia, Brock has majored in finance but will be able to continue this major while playing professional football. As a freshman tight end on the 2020 Bulldog team, Brock redshirted during the 2019 season while rehabbing from shoulder surgery that he had performed shortly before enrolling at UGA.

The surgery went well and he started all 11 games as a sophomore Tight End where he caught 27 passes for 367 yards (10 yds/catch) with 3 TD's earning SEC Freshman of the Year honors. 

In the 2021 & 2022 combined seasons, Brock totaled 77 catches for 1125 yards & 10 TDs earning 2nd Team All American recognition.

30. Terrence Edwards


  • CFL status: American
  • Position(s): WR
  • Height: 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
  • Weight: 171 lb (78 kg)
  • College: Georgia
  • CFL All-Star: 2007, 2010
  • CFL East All-Star: 2007, 2010, 2011

Terrence Edwards played receiver for the Georgia Bulldogs from 1997 to 2001. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the second round of the 2002 NFL Draft, but did not sign with them and instead played for the Washington Redskins until he was released in 2006.

Edwards then signed with his hometown Tennessee Titans and had a successful five-year career there before retiring at age 34 due to an ankle injury. 

After retirement, Edwards became an analyst on ESPN's "NFL Live" and also served as a football coach at Washburn High School in Nashville, Tennessee from 2009 to 2014 before leaving to begin coaching quarterbacks full-time again at Memphis College Preparatory School in Memphis, Tennessee beginning in September 2015.

Edwards was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in 2003 and played for them from 2003 to 2013. Edwards had a successful career with the Falcons, playing in three consecutive CFL All-Star games and being named an East All-Star twice. 

In 2007, he caught 88 passes for 1,276 yards and 10 touchdowns - earning him a spot on the CFL's all-time receiving list. After retiring as a player, Edwards became an assistant coach with his old team the Winnipeg Blue Bombers before joining their staff full-time this season.

31. Jalen Carter

Defensive tackle


  • College: , Georgia (2020–present)
  • Bowl games: , 2021 Peach Bowl, 2021 Orange Bowl, 2022 CFP National Championship, 2022 Peach Bowl
  • High school: Apopka
  • 2× CFP National Champion (2021, 2022), Unanimous All-American (2022), First-team All-SEC (2022), Second-team All-SEC (2021)

Jalen Carter was a highly touted recruit coming out of high school and he has lived up to the hype so far at Georgia. He is a versatile defensive tackle who can play in multiple positions on the line.

Carter played in all 13 games as a true freshman for the Bulldogs last season, recording 37 tackles, one sack and two pass breakups. He looks like he could be an important player for Georgia going forward.

Carter was injured during summer workouts this year and missed most of preseason camp but should be back playing soon. It will be interesting to see how his injury affects him moving forward as it may affect his ability to consistently produce at a high level offensively or defensively.

Carter is majoring in learning design & technology which might help explain why he loves studying video tape so much - something that appears to have helped him improve as a player tremendously already early on in his career. 

Carter's father, Jalen Sr., also played football at Florida State University before becoming a coach himself with Pop Warner Football and now coaches youth football with Coach JJ Johnson Elite Camps based out of Apopka, Florida where Jalen Jr.'s younger brother plays quarterback for their travel team.

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32. Theron Sapp

Theron Sapp Career

  • High school: Lanier, (Macon, Georgia)
  • College: Georgia
  • NFL Draft: 1958 / Round: 10 / Pick: 112
  • Philadelphia Eagles (1959–1963), Pittsburgh Steelers (1963–1965)
  • NFL champion (1960), Senior Bowl MVP (1959), Blue–Gray MVP (1959), Georgia Bulldogs No. 40 retired
  • Rushing yards: 763, Rushing average: 3.8, Rushing touchdowns: 5, Receptions: 23, Receiving yards: 247
  • Rushing yards: 763
  • Rushing average: 3.8
  • Rushing touchdowns: 5
  • Receptions: 23
  • Receiving yards: 247

Theron Sapp was a running back for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1959 to 1963. Sapp played in 128 games and scored 49 touchdowns during his career with the Eagles.

He won two Super Bowls with Philadelphia, in 1960 and 1961, both of which were against the New York Giants. Sapp also had success on the international stage, representing the United States at three World Cups (1958–60) and winning a silver medal at the 1958 Pan American Games.

Theron Sapp retired from professional football following the 1963 season, having played 13 seasons overall Theron Sapp is a defensive tackle who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1963 to 1965. In his NFL career, Sapp recorded 5 rushing touchdowns and 23 receptions for 247 yards.

Sapp was named MVP of the Senior Bowl in 1959 and also won the Blue-Gray MVP Award in 1959. After retiring from football, Theron became an ordained minister and currently serves as pastor at New Destiny Christian Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

33. Kelee Ringo

Kelee Ringo Career

  • College: , Georgia (2020–present)
  • Bowl games: , 2021 Orange Bowl, 2022 CFP National Championship, 2022 Peach Bowl
  • High school: Saguaro (Scottsdale, Arizona)
  • 2× CFP National Champion (2021, 2022), Second-team All-SEC (2022)

Kelee Ringo is a sophomore cornerback for the Bulldogs. Kelee was born in Tacoma, Washington on June 27, 2002 and attended Franklin High School where she played football and basketball.

In her freshman year at Georgia, Ringo started 10 games and finished with 50 tackles (40 solo), 2 interceptions, 5 pass breakups, and 1 fumble recovery. 

As a sophomore in 2019, Ringo has started all 13 games for the Bulldogs and recorded 63 tackles (47 solo), 4 interceptions including an 80-yard pick 6 against South Carolina State University.

which was the longest interception return in school history; 15 pass breakups; 2 forced fumbles; 1 fumble recovery; as well as being named SEC Co-Defensive Player of The Week twice (Week 3 vs Kentucky & Week 12 at Tennessee).

She also earned All American third team honors from Sporting News along with unanimous first team consensus All America accolades from College Football News/Scoutings Inc.

Athlon Sports’ Magazine Division II First Team All-American distinction as well as DII First Team All American honours by Phil Steele magazine after leading NCAA Division II schools with 11 passes defended despite missing three contests due to injury.

34. Matt Stinchcomb


  • High school: Lilburn (GA) Parkview
  • College: Georgia
  • NFL Draft: 1999 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18
  • Oakland Raiders (1999–2003), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2004–2005)
  • 2× First-team All-American (1997, 1998), Draddy Trophy (1998), Jacobs Blocking Trophy (1998), Jim Parker Trophy (1998), Florida–Georgia Hall of Fame
  • Games played: 65, Games started: 36
  • Games played: 65
  • Games started: 36
  • College Football Hall of Fame

Matt Stinchcomb was one of the most dominant offensive tackles in NFL history. He started all but two games for the Raiders during his career, and helped lead Oakland to three straight AFC West titles.

After leaving the Raiders, Matt played for Tampa Bay and then Oakland again before retiring in 2006. Matt is a four-time All-Pro selection (1999, 2001–2003), as well as being named to seven Pro Bowls (2000–2006).

In 2007, he became the head coach at Georgia Southern where he currently holds that position. Matt Stinchcomb was a two-time first-team All American at Florida State and he went on to have an illustrious NFL career.

He is one of only six players in FSU history to be named First Team All American twice and the only player ever from the school to win both the Jim Parker Trophy as well as the Draddy Trophy, given annually to the top blocker in college football.

Matt also won three consecutive Jacobs Blocking Trophies, which were awarded for excellence in blocking during his time with the Seminoles. After playing his entire professional career with Atlanta Falcons, Matt retired after winning his fourth straight Pro Bowl selection in 2013.

In 2018, Matt became just the third player overall and first Falcon since Roddy White (2005-07) to be inducted into both College Football Hall of Fame AND Pro Football Hall of Fame.

35. Lindsay Scott


  • High school: Wayne County, (Jesup, Georgia)
  • College: Georgia
  • NFL Draft: 1982 / Round: 1 / Pick: 13
  • New Orleans Saints (1982–1985)
  • PFWA All-Rookie Team (1982), Florida–Georgia Hall of Fame
  • Receptions: 69, Receiving yards: 864, TD receptions: 1, Yards per reception: 12.5
  • Receptions: 69
  • Receiving yards: 864
  • TD receptions: 1
  • Yards per reception: 12.5
  • Player stats at PFR

Lindsay Scott is a wide receiver who played in the NFL for 26 seasons. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in 1982 and spent his entire career with them, making 11 Pro Bowl appearances.

Scott also won three Super Bowls (XXXIII, XXXIV, and LI) with Atlanta during his time there. In 2007 he retired as the all-time leader in receptions (1,078), receiving yards (15,934), and touchdowns (153).

Lindsay Scott is currently an analyst on Fox Sports 1's "The Herd" show alongside Colin Cowherd and Kenny Mayne. Lindsay Scott was a wide receiver for the New Orleans Saints from 1982 to 1985. Lindsay Scott helped lead the Saints to two Super Bowl appearances, winning one in 1984.

He was named an All-Rookie Team selection in 1982 and was inducted into the Florida–Georgia Hall of Fame in 1995. Lindsay Scott had his best NFL season in 1984, when he caught 69 passes for 864 yards and one touchdown. 

After retiring from football, Lindsay Scott worked as a sportscaster with WDSU-TV in New Orleans until his death at age 54 on January 20, 2001.

36. Bill Hartman


  • College: Georgia
  • NFL Draft: 1938 / Round: 8 / Pick: 69
  • Washington Redskins (1938)
  • Rushing yards: 195, Passing yards: 558, TDs–INTs: 4–10
  • Rushing yards: 195
  • Passing yards: 558
  • TDs–INTs: 4–10
  • College Football Hall of Fame

Hartman was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in 1938, but never played a game for them. He signed with the New York Giants and then later played for the Chicago Cardinals before retiring after the 1951 season.

Hartman is best known as a quarterback who spent most of his career playing for teams in the National Football League (NFL), where he led them to two championship games - one as a player-coach with the Giants and another as head coach of the Cards.

Bill Hartman passed away at age 90 on March 16, 2006 after spending many years living in Athens, Georgia. Hartman was a star running back at the University of Washington. 

Hartman led the Huskies to two Rose Bowls and won All-America honors in 1957. He also played for the Philadelphia Eagles, Detroit Lions, and Chicago Bears during his 12-year career in the NFL.

Hartman was inducted into both the College Football Hall of Fame (1978) and Pro Football Hall of Fame (1980). Hartman died in 1986 after a long battle with cancer.

37. Scott Woerner


  • College: Georgia
  • Position: Safety
  • NFL Draft: 1981 / Round: 3 / Pick: 80
  • Atlanta Falcons (1981), Philadelphia Stars (1983–1985), New Orleans Saints (1987)

Woerner was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1981 NFL Draft. He played for them from 1981 to 1988, and then spent a year with the Buffalo Bills before retiring.

Woerner became a safety after playing linebacker in college. He had over 1,000 tackles and 10 interceptions during his career. 

After his retirement from football, Woerner worked as a coach at several schools before returning to Texas in 2006 to work as an assistant coach at Baytown High School.

In 2009, Woerner was inducted into the Georgia Hall of Fame as part of their 1980s class which also included Terry Sanders and Herschel Walker. 

ScottWoerdNER passed away on October 4th, 2018 after a long battle with cancer at the age of 64 Scott Woerner was a dominant defensive lineman and linebacker at the University of Utah.

He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in 1981, but never played in an NFL game due to injury. Woerner instead spent most of his career with the Philadelphia Stars (1983-1985) and New Orleans Saints (1987). 

After retiring from professional football, Woerner entered politics as a state representative for Utah’s 4th district from 2001 until 2009.

In 2010 he became mayor of Provo, UT, serving until 2015 when he resigned following accusations of sexual assault that were later dropped by prosecutors. Scott Woerner is one of only two players enshrined in both the College Football Hall of Fame and Pro Football Hall Of Fame; he will be inducted into both halls in 2021.

38. Ray Goff



  • 1974–1976: Georgia
  • Position(s): Quarterback
  • 1979–1980: South Carolina (assistant)
  • 1981–1988: Georgia (assistant)
  • 1989–1995: Georgia

Ray Goff was a quarterback at Georgia and later served as an assistant coach for the Bulldogs. He enjoyed a successful playing career, leading his teams to bowl games three times.

After retiring from football, Ray took on a coaching role with South Carolina and then Georgia before joining the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles as their quarterbacks coach in 2007. 

In 2010 he became the offensive coordinator of the St Louis Rams but left after one season to take up a similar position with the San Diego Chargers.

Recently he has returned to coaching in college – this time at Southern California – where he will assist new head coach Clay Helton during 2017-18 season Ray Goff was the head coach of Georgia from 1989-1995 and compiled a 46-34 record. 

Ray Goff was known for his tough coaching style, which often led to physical confrontations with opponents.

His teams never made it to a bowl game during his tenure, but he is still fondly remembered by longtime Bulldogs supporters. After leaving Georgia, Ray Goff became the offensive coordinator at Washington State before retiring in 2001.

39. Nakobe Dean


Nakobe Dean Career

  • High school: Horn Lake
  • College: Georgia (2019–2021)
  • NFL Draft: 2022 / Round: 3 / Pick: 83
  • Philadelphia Eagles (2022–present)
  • Roster status: Active
  • CFP national champion (2021), Butkus Award (2021), Unanimous All-American (2021)
  • Total tackles: 13
  • Total tackles: 13

Dean was a linebacker for the Georgia Bulldogs from 2019 to 2021. Dean was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the third round of the 2022 NFL Draft. Dean has appeared in one game so far, playing against Carolina Panthers in Week 4 of the 2020 season.

Nakobe Dean was a unanimous All-American in 2021, leading the nation with 148 tackles. He won the Butkus Award as the best linebacker in college football that year and is considered one of the top prospects available for next NFL Draft. 

Dean has already played two seasons in the NFL, starting 10 games for Philadelphia Eagles during his rookie campaign before being sidelined by an ankle injury this past season.

40. Todd Gurley

Running back

Todd Gurley Career

  • High school: Tarboro (Tarboro, North Carolina)
  • College: Georgia (2012–2014)
  • Position: Running back
  • NFL Draft: 2015 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10
  • NFL Offensive Player of the Year (2017), NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (2015), 2× First-team All-Pro (2017, 2018), Second-team All-Pro (2015), 3× Pro Bowl (2015, 2017, 2018), 2× NFL rushing touchdowns leader (2017, 2018), PFWA All-Rookie Team (2015), First-team All-SEC (2012), Second-team All-SEC (2013)
  • Rushing yards: 6,082, Rushing average: 4.2, Rushing touchdowns: 67, Receptions: 243, Receiving yards: 2,254, Receiving touchdowns: 12
  • Rushing yards: 6,082
  • Rushing average: 4.2
  • Rushing touchdowns: 67
  • Receptions: 243
  • Receiving yards: 2,254
  • Receiving touchdowns: 12

Todd Gurley was drafted 10th overall in the 2015 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams. He played for the Rams from 2015 to 2019, and then joined the Atlanta Falcons in 2020.

Todd Gurley is a running back who has had success both in college and in the NFL. In his career, he has rushed for more than 1,000 yards four times and scored at least 15 touchdowns twice.

Todd Gurley was the NFL Offensive Player of the Year in 2017, and he has been one of the most dominant running backs in league history. Todd Gurley is a two-time Pro Bowler and three-time All-Pro selection, leading the NFL in rushing touchdowns each season.

In his nine seasons in the league, Gurley has racked up more than 6,000 yards from scrimmage and averaged over 4 yards per carry every time he’s taken to the field.

Also Played For: madden nfl 20, st louis rams

41. George Pickens

George Pickens Career

  • High school: Hoover (Hoover, Alabama)
  • College: Georgia (2019–2021)
  • NFL Draft: 2022 / Round: 2 / Pick: 52
  • Pittsburgh Steelers (2022–present)
  • Roster status: Active
  • CFP national champion (2021)
  • Receptions: 52, Receiving yards: 801, Receiving touchdowns: 4, Rushing yards: 24, Rushing touchdowns: 1
  • Receptions: 52
  • Receiving yards: 801
  • Receiving touchdowns: 4
  • Rushing yards: 24
  • Rushing touchdowns: 1

George Pickens was born in Hoover, Alabama on March 4th, 2001. He attended Hoover High School where he starred as a wide receiver and cornerback for the football team.

After graduating from high school in 2020, George enrolled at Georgia to play college football under head coach Kirby Smart. In his freshman season with the Bulldogs, Pickens led all SEC receivers in yards per reception (16.8) and touchdowns (14).

As a junior in 2021, George caught 82 passes for 1,402 yards and 10 touchdowns - ranking second nationally among returning collegians behind only Oklahoma's Dede Westbrook . 

At the conclusion of his junior season in 2021, George declared for the NFL Draft but elected to return to Georgia for one more year of eligibility instead of signing with an agent or entering the draft early .

Despite electing not to enter the draft early and still having two years of collegiate eligibility remaining , Pickens was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers with their 52nd overall pick during Round 2 of the 2022 NFL Draft . 

After spending training camp with Pittsburgh , he was waived on September 3rd before being signed to their practice squad two days later . On November 28th , after injuries depleted.

Their practice squad depth charts , Pickens made his professional debut against Baltimore Ravens receiving four carries for 37 yards off backup quarterback Jake Coker 's five pass attempts.

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42. Nick Chubb

Running back

Nick Chubb Career

  • 4× Pro Bowl (2019–2022)
  • First-team All-SEC (2014)
  • Second-team All-SEC (2017)
  • SEC Freshman of the Year (2014)

Nick Chubb is a talented running back who was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in 2018. Nick Chubb has had a successful career with the Cleveland Browns, and he is currently their starting running back.

Nick Chubb is known for his speed and agility on the field, which makes him a dangerous player to opposing teams. Nick Chubb has also been praised for his work ethic, which has led to him becoming one of the most consistent players in the NFL over the past few years.

Nick Chubb is an exciting player to watch on Sundays due to his ability to run with power and explosiveness through holes in defenses Nick Chubb is an all-purpose back who has excelled in the NFL. 

He rushed for over 6,000 yards and 48 touchdowns in his career so far. Nick Chubb was a first-team All-SEC player as a freshman at Georgia, and he has continued to be one of the best running backs in the league.

Nick Chubb will likely continue to play in the NFL for many years to come, as he is a very efficient rusher and receiver.

43. Eric Zeier


Eric Zeier Career

  • High school: Marietta (GA)
  • College: Georgia
  • NFL Draft: 1995 / Round: 3 / Pick: 84
  • Cleveland Browns (1995), Baltimore Ravens (1996–1998), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1999–2000)
  • First-team All-American (1994), Florida–Georgia Hall of Fame
  • Pass attempts: 537, Pass completions: 301, Percentage: 56.1, TD-INT: 16-15, Passing yards: 3,520, Passer rating: 74.4
  • Pass attempts: 537
  • Pass completions: 301
  • Percentage: 56.1
  • TD-INT: 16-15
  • Passing yards: 3,520
  • Passer rating: 74.4

Eric Zeier was a three-time Pro Bowler and starting quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens from 1996 to 1998. He led the Ravens to two playoff appearances, including their first appearance in franchise history in 1997.

In 1995, he had an impressive season with Cleveland Browns as well, completing 61% of his passes for 2,964 yards and 20 touchdowns while adding 139 rushing yards and one rushing touchdown on 25 carries. Eric Zeier was a two-time first-team All American at Florida and Georgia.

He played in five NFL seasons from 1999 to 2003, starting all but one game during that time. Zeier completed 301 of 537 passes for 3,520 yards and 16 touchdowns with 15 interceptions. His passer rating was 74.4 over the course of his career, which is good but not great considering he started most games he played in.

44. Aaron Murray


Aaron Murray Career

  • High school: Henry B. Plant (Tampa, Florida)
  • College: Georgia
  • NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 5 / Pick: 163
  • Kansas City Chiefs (2014–2015), Arizona Cardinals (2016)*, Philadelphia Eagles (2016)*, Los Angeles Rams (2017)*, Atlanta Legends (2019), Tampa Bay Vipers (2020)
  •  * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
  • SEC Passing Touchdown Leader, SEC Career Passing Yards Leader, 2013 Capital One Bowl MVP, AP 2011 All-SEC Second-team, Coaches' 2010 Freshman All-SEC Team, 2011 Coaches All SEC Team, 2012 CFN 3rd Team All American, 2010 Freshman All American

Murray was born in Tampa, Florida on November 10th of 1990. Murray attended Henry B. Plant High School where he played quarterback for the varsity team his senior year.

He then went on to play college football at Georgia before being drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in 2014. In his four years with Kansas City, Murray started 21 games and completed 696 out of 1,067 passes for 9,668 yards and 49 touchdowns with 22 interceptions .

On March 14th , 2016 Aaron signed a three-year $24 million contract with the Arizona Cardinals making him their starting quarterback going into next season. 

After one year in Arizona and two injury plagued seasons (Murray only appeared in 7 games) he was traded to Philadelphia Eagles along with Chandler Jones and Michael Brockers for Nick Foles and Dominique Easley on August 29th of 2017 .

After an 0-4 start to the 2018 season Aaron was released from the Philadelphia Eagles on December 12th after just 2 seasons as their starter.

45. Greg Blue


  • High school: College Park (GA) Banneker
  • College: Georgia
  • NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 5 / Pick: 149
  • Minnesota Vikings (2006), Detroit Lions (2007), Toronto Argonauts (2010)*, Toronto Argonauts (2011)*
  •  * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
  • Consensus All-American (2005), First-team All-SEC (2005)

Greg Blue joined the NFL as a fifth-round draft pick in 2006. He played for the Minnesota Vikings for three seasons before signing with the Atlanta Falcons in 2009.

In 2013, he became a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and has since remained there through 2019. Blue is considered one of the best safeties in league history and was named to five Pro Bowls during his career (2007–11).

On February 1, 2020, Blue announced his retirement from professional football after 11 seasons with multiple teams Blue was a consensus first-team All-American at cornerback in 2005. Blue played his entire rookie season with the Detroit Lions before being traded to Toronto in 2007.

In 2008, Blue led all CFL defenders with 10 interceptions and was named both the league's Most Outstanding Defensive Player and most valuable player (MOP). 

After two more seasons with the Argonauts, Blue signed a five-year contract extension with Toronto on February 3rd of 2012 He has since been joined by fellow defensive back. 

Taulia Tagovailoa as one of only two players in CFL history to win three MOP Awards – joining teammate Jerome Messam who won four consecutively from 2009-12.

On October 9th, 2017 it was announced that Greg had torn ligaments in his ankle during practice and would miss the remainder of the season Greg Blue is arguably one of Canada’s most decorated athletes ever having racked up accolades along the way such as a unanimous First Team. 

All American status while playing for Vanderbilt University then later becoming an integral part of one of pro football’s premier franchises - The Detroit Lions where he spent 5 years between 2007 & 2011 winning 2 division titles & making 1 playoff appearance including once against eventual Super Bowl Champions Green Bay Packers.

Then landing himself another big contract extension which keeps him tied down until 2025.. Greg currently plays for reigning Canadian Football League champions;the Toronto Argonauts where he is also their captain.

46. Boss Bailey

Boss Bailey Career

  • High school: Charlton County, (Folkston, Georgia)
  • College: Georgia
  • NFL Draft: 2003 / Round: 2 / Pick: 34
  • Detroit Lions (2003–2007), Denver Broncos (2008–2010), Dallas Cowboys (2011)
  • First-team All-American (2002), First-team All-SEC (2002), Second-team All-SEC (2001)
  • Tackles: 805, Sacks: 19.5, Interceptions: 15, Defensive touchdowns: 4
  • Tackles: 805
  • Sacks: 19.5
  • Interceptions: 15
  • Defensive touchdowns: 4

Bailey was originally a linebacker for the Detroit Lions, but he moved to defensive end in 2006. Bailey had 14 sacks in four seasons with the Lions, and also made two interceptions and three fumble recoveries.

The Broncos signed Bailey as a free agent in 2008 after he spent three seasons with the New Orleans Saints. He has started all 16 games for Denver since then and recorded 68 tackles, one sack, one interception, five forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries over that time period.

Boss Bailey was a two-time first-team All-American and second-team All-SEC player at Alabama. After being drafted by the Denver Broncos in 2008 Boss Bailey would play for them for six seasons before signing with the Dallas Cowboys in 2011. 

In his career, Bailey has recorded over 800 tackles and 19 sacks while also recording 15 interceptions.

He is also credited with 4 defensive touchdowns during his time in the NFL. Alongside fellow SEC stars like Reggie White and Derrick Brooks, Boss Bailey helped lead Alabama to three national championships (2002, 2003, 2009) during his tenure there from 2001 to 2010.

47. Arik Gilbert

Arik Gilbert Career

  • College: , LSU (2020), Georgia (2021–present)
  • Bowl games: , 2022 Peach Bowl
  • High school: Marietta
  • 2× CFP National Champion (2021, 2022), Gatorade Football Player of the Year (2019), USA Today High School All-American (2019)

Arik Gilbert is a sophomore tight end for the Georgia Bulldogs. He was ranked as the No. 7 tight end in the country by ESPN and Rivals coming out of high school, and he has continued to impress since arriving at Georgia.

In his freshman season, Gilbert had 24 receptions for 341 yards and three touchdowns on offense while also providing outstanding blocking skills on special teams (he averaged 38 snaps per game). 

His sophomore campaign saw those numbers increase slightly with 27 catches for 346 yards and two touchdowns, but it was his performance on kick returns that really caught attention.- 

He led all SEC players with 2,221 return yards (an average of 25.8 yards per return) and scored six times on punts or kicks (two field goals, four touchbacks).

Gilbert is expected to be a key contributor for the Bulldogs this year both offensively and defensively – if he can stay healthy, there's no telling what kind of statistics he could put up.

48. Pat Dye


  • 1958–1960: Georgia
  • 1961–1962: Edmonton Eskimos
  • Position(s): Offensive guard, linebacker
  • 1965–1973: Alabama (LB)
  • 1974–1979: East Carolina
  • 1980: Wyoming
  • 1981–1992: Auburn
  • 1981–1991: Auburn

Pat Dye was a well-known and respected football coach who had a long career in the SEC. He coached at Auburn for over 20 years, winning conference titles in both 1982 and 1992.

Pat Dye was born on November 6, 1939, in Blythe, Georgia. He played college football at Georgia before joining the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League (CFL) as an offensive guard in 1961.

After two seasons with Edmonton, Dye began his coaching career with Alabama as a linebacker coach in 1965. He held that position for three years before moving to East Carolina to take charge of the defensive line in 1974.

In 1980, he took over head coaching duties at Wyoming where he remained until 1992 when he joined Auburn's staff as offensive coordinator under Tommy Tuberville and Gene Chizik . The following year, he was named head coach himself and led Auburn to consecutive SEC championships from 2003-05 .

In 2006 , Dye became interim head coach of the Atlanta Falcons after Dan Reeves' resignation but resigned four games into his tenure due to personal health issues . On June 1 2020 , Pat passed away aged 80 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's Disease.

49. Nolan Smith

Nolan Smith Career

  • College: , Georgia (2019–present)
  • Bowl games: , 2019 Sugar Bowl, 2021 Peach Bowl, 2021 Orange Bowl, 2022 CFP National Championship, 2022 Peach Bowl
  • High school: IMG Academy (Bradenton, Florida)
  • 2× CFP National Champion (2021, 2022), Anthony Muñoz Award (2018)

Nolan Smith is a senior linebacker for the Georgia Bulldogs. He was a two-time all-SEC selection and led the team in tackles as a sophomore in 2018. Smith also holds several other school records, including most career sacks (15) and interceptions (5).

He has been nominated for the Butkus Award and was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team in 2017. In 2021, Nolan will join fellow Bulldog commit Alonzo Carter as one of only two players from his class to be drafted into the NFL. Nolan Smith is a 2-time CFP National Champion and Anthony Muñoz Award winner.

Nolan Smith has been a standout quarterback for the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. Nolan Smith led his team to a victory in the 2018 Sugar Bowl against Auburn University. 

In 2021, he led IMG Academy to another victory by beating Notre Dame in the Peach Bowl. As of 2019, Nolan Smith is currently playing college football at Mississippi State University and is expected to have an outstanding career there as well.

Also Played For: school football

50. Jake Fromm


Jake Fromm Career

  • High school: Houston County (Warner Robins, Georgia)
  • College: Georgia (2017–2019)
  • NFL Draft: 2020 / Round: 5 / Pick: 167
  • Buffalo Bills (2020–2021), New York Giants (2021), Washington Commanders (2022–present)*
  •  * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
  • Roster status: Practice squad
  • SEC Freshman of the Year (2017), Freshmen All-American (2017)
  • TD–INT: 1–3, Passing completions: 27, Pass attempts: 60, Passing yards: 210, Completion percentage: 45.0, Passer rating: 38.9, Rushing yards: 65
  • TD–INT: 1–3
  • Passing completions: 27
  • Pass attempts: 60
  • Passing yards: 210
  • Completion percentage: 45.0
  • Passer rating: 38.9
  • Rushing yards: 65

Jake Fromm was born on July 30, 1998 in Warner Robins, Georgia. He attended high school at Houston County and played for the Washington Commanders in the NFL as a quarterback in 2022.

In 2020, he signed with the Buffalo Bills but only played one game before being waived later that year. The next year, he was drafted by the New York Giants but did not play any games there either before being traded to the Washington Commanders midway through his rookie season.

Jake has been with them ever since and has had some success playing both college football and professionally for the Washington Commanders over time - including winning a championship in 2022*. Jake Fromm is a quarterback who was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the first round of this year's NFL Draft.

At Georgia, Fromm completed 67% of his passes for 4,430 yards and 34 touchdowns with just six interceptions. He also rushed for 1,309 yards and 14 touchdowns on 188 attempts during his college career. 

Jake Fromm has already shown that he can be an effective starter in the NFL and could have a long career ahead of him if he continues to develop as expected.

51. JT Daniels


JT Daniels Career

  • College: , USC (2018–2019), Georgia (2020–2021), West Virginia (2022), Rice (2023–present)
  • Bowl games: , 2021 Peach Bowl (January), 2021 Orange Bowl, 2022 CFP National Championship
  • High school: Mater Dei (Santa Ana, California)
  • CFP national champion (2021)

JT Daniels was a star quarterback at USC and is now playing for the Rice Owls. He led USC to an undefeated season as a junior in 2018 and is considered one of the best quarterbacks in college football.

JT Daniels has great passing skills, can run well, and is a good leader on the field. He will be key player for Rice this season as they look to make it into the playoffs. JT Daniels is a quarterback for the Georgia Bulldogs.

He was a three-time All American and won the prestigious Heisman Trophy in 2018. Daniels led his team to an SEC championship as well as two consecutive bowl games, including the College Football Playoff National Championship game in January 2021.

In 2020, he became just the third player ever at UGA to throw for over 5,000 yards and rush for over 1,500 yards in one season (joining Herschel Walker and John Mahoney). 

Born Timothy Thomas Daniels on October 2nd 1994 in Lithia Springs GA., JT started playing football when he was only six years old with his older brother helping him out along the way.

Final Words

. . The University of Georgia has produced some legendary players over the years, including Heisman Trophy winners Herschel Walker and Tim Tebow. These athletes have left their mark on both the football and basketball programs, and they are among the best to ever play their respective sports.

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John Rizzo

I am a professional rugby player in the Washington DC-Baltimore area. I have been playing rugby for over 10 years and have had the opportunity to play in many different countries. I am also a coach for both youth and adult rugby teams. I graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a degree in Sports Management and Marketing. I am currently working on my MPA from American University and plan to pursue this career path after graduating next year. LinkedIn

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