Georgia Ties for National Lead with 10 NFL Draft Selections
Georgia and Alabama’s college football rivalry forges on as they tie for the national lead in the 2023 NFL Draft. With six selections on the final day, UGA eclipsed double-digits for the second year straight with 10 overall selections, the second-most in program history.
The Philadelphia Eagles took defensive tackle Jalen Carter and outside linebacker Nolan Smith in the first round. Offensive tackle Broderick Jones was selected third for the Eagles in the first-round.
The Eagles' run on the Bulldogs marked the fourth time in program history that three players were selected by one franchise in a draft. Overall, the Eagles have drafted 26 Georgia players, the most of any NFL franchise.
Last year, Georgia set a new NFL record for a seven-round draft (1994-present) with 15 selections. With 25 players selected over the past two years, Georgia set a record for the most drafted players in a two-year span during the Common Draft era (1966-present). Through seven seasons of head coach Kirby Smart's tenure, the program has produced 54 total draftees.