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4 Georgia Bulldogs sign in NFL as undrafted free agents


The 2024 NFL Draft was another productive one for Georgia, as eight Bulldogs were selected over the course of seven rounds. A handful of Bulldogs went undrafted, but several of them did not take long to find landing spots at the next level.

Four Georgia players have signed with teams as undrafted free agents. Running back Kendall Milton signed with the Philadelphia Eagles, running Daijun Edwards signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers, wide receiver Marcus Rosemy-Jacksaint signed with the Washington Commanders, and defensive end Tramel Walthour signed with the Baltimore Ravens.

As of Sunday morning, the only Georgia player who entered the draft and has not been signed is long snapper William Mote.

As of Sunday morning, the only Georgia player who entered the draft and has not been signed is long snapper William Mote.

Milton was expected to be Georgia's top tailback in 2023, but he dealt with injuries to start the year. A hamstring injury cut his spring practice short, and a similar injury significantly limited his participation in fall camp.

Milton grinded through injury early in the season while

Georgia was thin at running back, missed the UAB game with an MCL injury then played in pass-protection situations the following week against Auburn. Milton came into his own down the stretch of the season and delivered some of his best performances as a Bulldog, chief among them being his game against Ole Miss in which he took 9 carries for 127 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Milton topped 100 rushing yards in three of the Bulldogs' final five games, including Saturday's Orange Bowl victory. Milton was named Orange Bowl MVP after taking 9 carries for 104 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Milton ended 2023 with 121 carries for 790 yards and 14 touchdowns. He left Georgia with 297 career carries for 1,839 yards and 23 rushing touchdowns.

Edwards took valuable carries for the Bulldogs in 2022, but he took it one step forward in 2023. He battled injuries early in the season but rose to the challenge again and again, quickly becoming the team's top tailback.

Edwards averaged at least 4.0 yards per carry in 10 games last season and eclipsed 100 rushing yards in two games. He found the end zone twice in a single game five times this year, including in the Orange Bowl when he took 7 carries for 62 yards and a pair of scores.

Edwards led Georgia with 165 carries for 880 yards in 2023. He had 13 rushing touchdowns, second on the team only to Milton.

In four seasons as a Bulldog, Edwards took 391 carries for 2,082 yards and 24 rushing touchdowns.

Rosemy-Jacksaint was a well-established playmaker out wide entering 2023, and he consistently came up clutch for new starting quarterback Carson Beck. Rosemy-Jacksaint set new career highs in receptions (34), receiving yards (535), and receiving touchdowns (4). He had at least 4 receptions in three games this season, and his performance against Tennessee — in which he had 7 receptions for 91 yards and 2 touchdowns — was the best statistically of his career.

Rosemy-Jacksaint ended 2023 with 2 receptions for 33 yards against Florida State in Saturday's Orange Bowl. He finished his collegiate career with 74 career receptions for 1,028 yards and 7 touchdowns.

Walthour rotated in regularly at defensive end in 2023, where he mostly split reps with Mykel Williams. Walthour started in five games and played in 13, ending the season with 11 tackles, 1 sack, and 1 tackle for loss.

Walthour spent five seasons at Georgia after transferring in from Hutchinson Community College. During his time as a Bulldog, he recorded 50 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, 2 sacks, and 2 passes defended.


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