ATHENS — Everybody told Nick Chubb he wouldn’t have to wait long to hear his name called in the NFL draft on Friday. He didn’t. It was only about 20 minutes, in fact, before the Cleveland Browns selected Chubb with the third pick of the second round.
That was only slightly disappointing to Chubb. The second-leading rusher in Georgia history had held out hope that he’d be chosen in the first round. Then there was the competitive matter between him and his UGA roommate. Sony Michel did get selected in the first round, albeit a mere four picks ahead of him.
The Browns seem unconcerned.
“I have no questions on the guy,” Highsmith said. “Just give him the ball.