Georgia breaks 7-round NFL draft record for most players selected
Georgia produced 15 picks in the 2022 NFL Draft, breaking the record for the highest number of players selected from one school in a seven-round draft.
The Bulldogs tied the modern record (14) in the sixth round when the Los Angeles Rams took Derion Kendrick at No. 212. They broke it one pick later when the Atlanta Falcons chose John FitzPatrick.
Ohio State and LSU previously shared the record. The Buckeyes produced 14 picks in the 2004 NFL Draft, while the Tigers tied the mark in 2020. Texas still holds the all-time record, as 17 Longhorns were selected in 1984 when the draft lasted 12 rounds.
Georgia players drafted in 2022
|1||Travon Walker (DE)||Jaguars|
|1||Jordan Davis (DT)||Eagles|
|1||Quay Walker (LB)||Packers|
|1||Devonte Wyatt (DT)||Packers|
|1||Lewis Cine (S)||Vikings|
|2||George Pickens (WR)||Steelers|
|2||James Cook (RB)||Bills|
|3||Nakobe Dean (LB)||Eagles|
|3||Channing Tindall (LB)||Dolphins|
|4||Zamir White (RB)||Raiders|
|4||Jake Camarda (P)||Buccaneers|
|6||Justin Shaffer (OL)||Falcons|
|6||Jamaree Salyer (OL)||Chargers|
|6||Derion Kendrick (CB)||Rams|
|6||John FitzPatrick (TE)||Falcons|
Georgia's first draft pick in 2022 was Travon Walker, who went first overall to the Jacksonville Jaguars. With his selection, the Bulldogs tied the all-time record for the most No. 1 picks.
The talent-stocked Bulldogs won the 2021 national championship, defeating Alabama - another school that has served as an NFL pipeline - in the title game.