For more college football players than you would think, one of the highlights of making to the NFL is being immortalized in a video game. Of course, EA Sports’ “NCAA Football” no longer “officially “exists for players while they’re in college.
But there is “Madden NFL 20” and this week the developers released their player rankings for all NFL rookies. As you can imagine, it has stirred up quite the debate on social media as everybody thinks they are too low.
Here’s the rookie rankings for UGA’s group:
- Deandre Baker, DB, Giants: 71 overall
- Mecole Hardman, WR, Chiefs: 70
- Riley Ridley, WR, Bears: 69
- D’Andre Walker, OLB, Titans: 68
- Isaac Nauta, TE, Lions: 67
- Lamont Gaillard, OL, Cardinals: 66
- Terry Godwin, WR, Panthers: 65
- Jonathan Ledbetter, DE, Dolphins: 63
- Elijah Holyfield, RB, Panthers: 63
In case you’re wondering, here’s the rankings for the top three players from the SEC:
- Quinnen Williams (Alabama), DT, Jets: 80
- Josh Allen (Kentucky), DE, Jaguars: 77
- DK Metcalf (Ole Miss), WR, Seahawks: 76
Madden NFL 20 will be released on Aug. 2. Thoughts on the rankings? Please post below.