Georgia football: 3 proven players that will impress at the Combine

Jordan Davis rushes the Michigan quarterback. (Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images)
Jordan Davis rushes the Michigan quarterback. (Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images) /
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Georgia Bulldogs defensive lineman Jordan Davis in action against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. (Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports) /

Georgia football nose tackle Jordan Davis

Jordan Davis may be a projected first-round draft pick, but most have him in the mid-20s. However, if he has a solid week at the NFL Combine, that could change.

Davis is much faster than people realize, and when he runs a 4.9 40-yard dash at the Combine, that will get some folks interested in him even more.

While the SEC Championship Game wasn’t his best look, after that game, Davis increased his workouts to make sure he was in shape for the playoffs. He was, and it showed as Georgia embarrassed Michigan in the Orange Bowl then beat Alabama by 15 points to win a national title.

Davis is a monster up front and while he may not have the stats that other defensive linemen do, look at the stats that others around him had.

He was the man who broke open the hole so others could get to the quarterback. However, we cannot pretend like Davis didn’t run down players either to get stops.

Since the season ended, Davis worked with former Atlanta Falcon and one of the best pass rushers ever, Chuck Smith, and he made a bold prediction that those who make these decisions should remember on draft day.

It doesn’t matter if he is already has a first-round projection, he can improve it, and will that first week of March. that video with Smith shows how much he and Tray Scott have worked to get him in shape and ready.

Wherever he lands, they will have a massive nose tackle that will help stop the run, pressure the quarterback and do his job well. He should be a top-10 draft pick after the scouts, and NFL folks see him in Indy and at the Dawgs’ Pro Day later in March.

Not to mention, whoever picks him up is getting one of the best athletes off the field as well, and one who will make sure to give back to the community.