Eagles grab Georgia's Jordan Davis in first round of NFL Draft

WATCH: Georgia football legend Jordan Davis already flying high with Philadelphia Eagles

By the end of his senior season, Davis had become a consensus All-American and the first player in SEC history -- and just the third ever in college football -- to win the Outland Trophy and the Bednarik Award.

It was Davis who the players rallied around, his fun-loving nature helping his teammates get through tough practices, and his dominant run-stuffing ways making lanes non-existent between the tackles

Davis, a first-round pick of the Philadelphia Eagles, is already showing what makes him such a special talent and a great leader.

Philadelphia did its homework getting Davis and adding Georgia linebacker Nakobe Dean in the third round.

Dean, the Butkus Award winner, was also a team captain who embodied the meaning of being a leader and student-athlete.

Dean had slipped to the third round of the NFL Draft because of concerns over an injury, but he cleared the team physical and has been productive since landing in Philadelphia.

DAWGNATION: Third Round steal Nakobe Dean ready to contribute to Eagles

Dean provided some insight into how Kirby Smart motivates players -- and certainly motivated him -- at Georgia.

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