With the start of the 2020 NFL Draft less than three weeks away, we at DawgNation thought it would be a good time to try out a draft of our own, using some of the many talented players on Georgia’s 2020 roster.
Each member of the DawgNation team, Jeff Sentell, Mike Griffith, Connor Riley and Brandon Adams each had 10 selections to draft the best possible lineup for a backyard football, sandlot style game. The only stipulation was that you had to draft at least one offensive lineman and one defensive lineman. Got to show the big guys some love.
Sentell was given the first pick and the draft went in snake order, with Griffith picking second, Riley going third, Adams then getting the fourth and fifth selections.
You can watch the draft in its entirety below as well as see the final rosters and a brief scouting report for each team.
Team Jeff Sentell
- 1R — DB Richard LeCounte III (No. 1 overall pick)
- 2R — LB Azeez Ojulari
- 3R — QB Carson Beck
- 4R — WR Jermaine Burton
- 5R — WR Dominick Blaylock
- 6R — CB Tyrique Stevenson
- 7R — OL Broderick Jones
- 8R — WR Arian Smith
- 9R — DL Devonte Wyatt
- 10R — LB Mekhail Sherman
- Coached by: Dell McGee
The Sentell Scouting Report: Freshman heavy. Seriously athletic and versatile. Lots and lots of ball skills and quicks. No true RBs. Just two DBs. Jones will be just fine as a TE in our formats, too. Wyatt was a RB in high school.
Team Mike Griffith
- 1R — WR George Pickens (No. 2 overall pick)
- 2R — CB Tyson Campbell
- 3R — QB D’Wan Mathis
- 4R — TE Darnell Washington
- 5R — OL Jamaree Salyer
- 6R — DE Malik Herring
- 7R — LB Monty Rice
- 8R — LB Jermaine Johnson
- 9R — RB Kenny McIntosh
- 10R — DB Mark Webb
- Coached by Dan Lanning
The Sentell Scouting Report: Washington is a matchup problem. Sayler is a value pick. Good close with Webb because he can be a quality WR and a versatile utility DB. Super sound tackler. Pickens is the only true WR. Just one freshman prospect among this group.
Team Connor Riley
- 1R — CB Eric Stokes (No. 3 overall pick)
- 2R — DL Travon Walker
- 3R — DB Kelee Ringo
- 4R — RB James Cook
- 5R — LB Adam Anderson
- 6R — WR Marcus Rosemy
- 7R — OL Trey Hill
- 8R — DB Lewis Cine
- 9R — RB Kendall Milton
- 10R — DL Jalen Carter
- Coached by Glenn Schumann
The Sentell Scouting Report: Also laden with four freshman prospects. Going without a QB. Cine, Milton and Carter were probably the three best back-to-back-to-back closing picks. Just one WR, but that’s probably what Cook can do. Cook would be a real problem in backyard football. He was a great DB in big games for Miami Central in HS.
Team Brandon Adams
- 1R — QB Jamie Newman (No. 4 overall pick)
- 2R — OLB Nolan Smith
- 3R — ILB Nakobe Dean
- 4R — RB Zamir White
- 5R — DL Jordan Davis
- 6R — OL Ben Cleveland
- 7R — WR Demetris Robertson
- 8R — CB DJ Daniel
- 9R — ILB Quay Walker
- 10R — WR Kearis Jackson
- Coached by Matt Luke
The Sentell Scouting Report: If you saw the broadcast, we might just call these boys “The Snakes” and with good reason. Might have had the best first four picks of the draft. The reverse order from Rounds 1 and 2 and 3 and 4 helped out a lot there. Definitely the most menacing team with Cleveland and Davis on there. He didn’t pick a single 2020 signee for his squad.
Now that you’ve seen the draft, the debate and the selection, we need your help in determining who won the 10 player draft. Who came up with the best squad? Vote in the poll below to help us determine who the top DawgNation GM is.
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