Georgia football: Pre-Combine 2023 NFL Mock Draft

A general view of confetti on the ground during round five of the 2022 NFL Draft. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)
A general view of confetti on the ground during round five of the 2022 NFL Draft. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images) /
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Georgia Bulldogs running back Kenny McIntosh (6) Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports /

Kenny McIntosh. 51. player. 59. . RB. Miami Dolphins

Georgia football 2023 NFL Draft, Round Two, pick No. 51: Kenny McIntosh, Running Back

Kenny McIntosh also had a good Senior Bowl outing and allied to the fact that he is the latest running back to graduate from Georgia’s running back production line.

McIntosh is being rated as a mid-day-two prospect. Truth is that landing spots for running backs can be difficult to predict meaning mock draft predictions range wildly from second to sixth round for McIntosh.

However, I like Miami with pick No. 51. Miami’s 2023 NFL Draft expectations are somewhat muted given the loss of the first-round draft pick, but acquiring Georgia’s speedster with their first pick would get Dolphins fans excited.

15. . QB. New Orleans Saints. Stetson Bennett. 71. player

Georgia football 2023 NFL Draft, Round Three, pick No. 71: Stetson Bennett, Quarterback 

There is no doubt that the landing spot for Quarterback Stetson Bennett may end up being the most debated pick in this year’s draft.

A year ago it is unlikely that draft analysts had Bennett being drafted at all, let alone debating how high up the draft he will be selected. Despite being a two-time National Champion and proving everyone wrong about his college career, don’t expect Stetson to be drafted in the first two rounds.

I don’t think that happens. There will be a raft of QBs taken in the first round – as many as five – meaning teams are looking for back-ups from rounds 3 and 4 and downwards. Round 3 for Bennett should be considered a great success and it gives him a platform to prove everyone wrong, again!

Could Bennett stay in the south? Quite possible with landing spots at New Orleans and Tennessee on the horizon. I like New Orleans for Bennett.

44. . OT. Atlanta Falcons. warren McClendon. 76. player

Georgia football 2023 NFL Draft, Round Three, pick No. 76: Warren McClendon, Offensive Tackle

The project as a day three pick, OT Warren McClendon would prove tremendous value for a team given the value he brings at the position.

Being featured in Todd Monken’s pro-style offense gives McClendon a good base from where to start his NFL career and this went be lost on NFL scouts. A Georgia native, McClendon hasn’t played his football outside of the Peach State. So could a spot on the Atlanta Falcon’s roster be a possibility?

WR. Tennessee Titans. Kearis Jackson. 144. player. 35.

Georgia football 2023 NFL Draft, Round Five pick No.144: Kearis Jackson, Wide Receiver

In a draft that features a strong wide receiver class, Kearis Jackson does not sit out and therefore his draft selection will probably see him fall down into round five or six.

Georgia fans will recognize that Jackson won more than his fair share of contested catches where he might not necessarily have been expected to win, and along with his punt return prowess, makes Jackson an interesting pick in the lower rounds.

A strong NFL Combine outing would benefit Jackson’s Draft stock significantly. Tennessee could well be a landing spot for Jackson.

Robert Beale. 177. player. 51. . OLB. Los Angeles Rams

Georgia football 2023 NFL Draft, Round Six pick No.177: Robert Beale, Outside Linebacker

Being a part of Georgia’s historic defensive unit will certainly go for Robert Beale who proved time after time that he could rise to the challenge of back-to-back National Championship titles.

Beale shows all the attributes to play as an outside linebacker in the NFL with Draft analysts projecting Beale anywhere from rounds four to six. Beale will likely excel in a 3-4 scheme fit making Los Angeles a possible destination for Beale with both the Rams and Chargers’ defensive schemes suiting his style.

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