ENGLEWOOD COLO. — The Georgia BulldogsThey won December's Southeastern Conference championship. In January, they won their national championship. Now they are the winners of the NFL draft.
The nation's best-scoring defense powered the Bulldogs to set a new record for players from one school in a seven round draft. Georgia's cornerback Derion KendrickClosed end John FitzPatrickThey were chosen with back-toback picks in Round 6 (Nos. 212 and 213 overall, with 15 players chosen in this year’s draft.
The seven-round format is a new one that was created in 1994. The Ohio State set the previous seven-round record with 14 draft picks in 2004. LSU was second with 14 draft picks in 2020. 1 pick.
Georgia already had a record for Thursday night's common-draft era, with five defense players being selected in the first round. Travon WalkerThe No. Overall, the No.
Walker expressed his hope earlier this year that the Bulldogs would enjoy this kind of draft weekend in order to increase their national championship run.
Walker stated that it was a historic moment to be on the same field as all of those players, and that being there with them is a special experience. … There are many great players and hard workers. We did what was asked.
The Bulldogs were able to select eight defensive players in this year’s draft and six offensive players. Jake Camarda(in the sixth game by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers).
In 1984, Texas's 17-round draft saw the record for most players from one school being selected in the NFL draft. Notre Dame was home to 16 players who were selected in a 32 round draft in 1946, when there were only 10 NFL teams.