Georgia fans are pumped that Roquan Smith is the first SEC player taken

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Former Georgia linebacker Roquan Smith was the first SEC player selected in the 2018 NFL Draft.

Former Georgia linebacker Roquan Smith was selected eighth overall by the Chicago Bears during the 2018 NFL Draft on Thursday.

Smith was the first former SEC player taken in the draft and will join fellow former Bulldogs linebacker Leonard Floyd, who was selected by Chicago at No. 9 overall in 2016.

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