Georgia head coach Kirby Smart coached three first-rounders and recruited another back when he was the defensive coordinator at Alabama. More of his former players are likely to be drafted before the conclusion of the 2017 NFL draft.
Georgia went through the spring with six viable targets to work with out of the slot receiver position. The types of options suggest Georgia is looking to further create pre-snap mismatches against opposing defenses.
Georgia quarterback Jacob Eason finished his spring in the G-Day game with 311 yards and two touchdowns. While he had some miscues against the first-team defense, head coach Kirby Smart said the rising sophomore has grown tremendously through the spring.
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford met with the media on Friday prior to the coaches' clinic. Stafford addressed the comparison freshman Jacob Eason to himself and the expectations that come from being a five-star quarterback in the SEC.
Matthew Stafford discusses Jacob Eason's expectations