Highest-rated football recruits from Georgia over the last 20 years

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May 15, 2022
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Highest-rated football recruits from Georgia over the last 20 years

Football recruiting provides reliable drama, with recruitments and announcements becoming events in their own right. We love to see players from our own states make it big, and watch with pride as they go on to successful careers, knowing their origins shaped them into professional players. Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated football recruits from Georgia since 2000 using 247Sports. Players are ranked by national ranking with ties broken by rating. Keep reading to discover the highest-rated football recruits from your home state.

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#50: Terry Godwin (2015)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Callaway (Hogansville, GA)
- National ranking: #27 in 2015 (5 stars, 0.9879 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (ATH)
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#49: Vonn Bell (2013)

- College: Ohio State
- High school: Ridgeland (Rossville, GA)
- National ranking: #26 in 2013 (5 stars, 0.9876 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (S)
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#48: Chuma Edoga (2015)

- College: USC
- High school: McEachern (Powder Springs, GA)
- National ranking: #26 in 2015 (5 stars, 0.988 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (OG)
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#47: Richard LeCounte III (2017)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Liberty County (Riceboro, GA)
- National ranking: #25 in 2017 (5 stars, 0.9876 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (S)
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#46: Greg Reid (2009)

- College: Florida State
- High school: Lowndes (Valdosta, GA)
- National ranking: #25 in 2009 (5 stars, 0.9876 rating)
- Position ranking: #4 (CB)
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#45: Owen Pappoe (2019)

- College: Auburn
- High school: Grayson (Loganville, GA)
- National ranking: #25 in 2019 (5 stars, 0.9879 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (OLB)
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#44: Aubrey Solomon (2017)

- College: Michigan
- High school: Lee County (Leesburg, GA)
- National ranking: #23 in 2017 (5 stars, 0.9879 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (DT)
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#43: Andrew Booth (2019)

- College: Clemson
- High school: Archer (Lawrenceville, GA)
- National ranking: #23 in 2019 (5 stars, 0.9891 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (CB)
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#42: Mitch Hyatt (2015)

- College: Clemson
- High school: North Gwinnett (Suwanee, GA)
- National ranking: #23 in 2015 (5 stars, 0.9897 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (OT)
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#41: Calvin Johnson (2004)

- College: Georgia Tech
- High school: Sandy Creek (Tyrone, GA)
- National ranking: #23 in 2004 (5 stars, 0.9902 rating)
- Position ranking: #5 (WR)
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#40: Josh Harvey-Clemons (2012)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Lowndes (Valdosta, GA)
- National ranking: #22 in 2012 (5 stars, 0.989 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (OLB)
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#39: Raekwon McMillan (2014)

- College: Ohio State
- High school: Liberty County (Hinesville, GA)
- National ranking: #22 in 2014 (5 stars, 0.9896 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (ILB)
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#38: Carl Lawson (2013)

- College: Auburn
- High school: Milton (Alpharetta, GA)
- National ranking: #22 in 2013 (5 stars, 0.9897 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (WDE)
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#37: Travon Walker (2019)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Upson-Lee (Thomaston, GA)
- National ranking: #22 in 2019 (5 stars, 0.9901 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (DT)
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#36: Charles Johnson (2004)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Hawkinsville (Hawkinsville, GA)
- National ranking: #21 in 2004 (5 stars, 0.991 rating)
- Position ranking: #4 (WDE)
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#35: Alec Ogletree (2010)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Newnan (Newnan, GA)
- National ranking: #19 in 2010 (5 stars, 0.9889 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (ILB)
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#34: Adam Anderson (2018)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Rome (Rome, GA)
- National ranking: #18 in 2018 (5 stars, 0.9889 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (OLB)
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#33: Branden Smith (2009)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Washington (Atlanta, GA)
- National ranking: #18 in 2009 (5 stars, 0.9901 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (CB)
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#32: Richard Samuel (2008)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Cass (Cartersville, GA)
- National ranking: #18 in 2008 (5 stars, 0.9901 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (RB)
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#31: Ray Drew (2011)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Thomas County Central (Thomasville, GA)
- National ranking: #18 in 2011 (5 stars, 0.991 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (SDE)
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#30: Lorenzo Carter (2014)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Norcross (Norcross, GA)
- National ranking: #18 in 2014 (5 stars, 0.9913 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (WDE)
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#29: D.J. Shockley (2001)

- College: Georgia
- High school: North Clayton (Atlanta, GA)
- National ranking: #18 in 2001 (5 stars, 0.9926 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (DUAL)
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#28: Omar Hunter (2008)

- College: Florida
- High school: Buford (Buford, GA)
- National ranking: #17 in 2008 (5 stars, 0.9904 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (DT)
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#27: Will Anderson (2020)

- College: Alabama
- High school: Dutchtown (Hampton, GA)
- National ranking: #17 in 2020 (5 stars, 0.9913 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (WDE)
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#26: Brock Vandagriff (2021)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Prince Avenue Christian School (Bogart, GA)
- National ranking: #16 in 2021 (5 stars, 0.9909 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (QB)
- Read more details on 247Sports

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#25: Kregg Lumpkin (2003)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Stephenson (Stone Mountain, GA)
- National ranking: #16 in 2003 (5 stars, 0.9934 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (RB)
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#24: Davis Mills (2017)

- College: Stanford
- High school: Greater Atlanta Christian School (Norcross, GA)
- National ranking: #15 in 2017 (5 stars, 0.9918 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (PRO)
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#23: Da'Rick Rogers (2010)

- College: Tennessee
- High school: Calhoun (Calhoun, GA)
- National ranking: #15 in 2010 (5 stars, 0.9927 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (WR)
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#22: Reshad Jones (2006)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Washington (Atlanta, GA)
- National ranking: #14 in 2006 (5 stars, 0.9934 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (S)
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#21: Ahmad Carroll (2001)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Douglass (Atlanta, GA)
- National ranking: #14 in 2001 (5 stars, 0.9942 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (CB)
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#20: Demetris Robertson (2016)

- College: California
- High school: Savannah Christian Prep (Savannah, GA)
- National ranking: #13 in 2016 (5 stars, 0.9905 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (WR)
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#19: Mecole Hardman (2016)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Elbert County (Elberton, GA)
- National ranking: #12 in 2016 (5 stars, 0.991 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (ATH)
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#18: Paul Oliver (2003)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Harrison (Kennesaw, GA)
- National ranking: #12 in 2003 (5 stars, 0.994 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (CB)
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#17: Broderick Jones (2020)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Lithonia (Lithonia, GA)
- National ranking: #11 in 2020 (5 stars, 0.9947 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (OT)
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#16: Tray Blackmon (2005)

- College: Auburn
- High school: LaGrange (Lagrange, GA)
- National ranking: #11 in 2005 (5 stars, 0.9956 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (OLB)
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#15: Montravius Adams (2013)

- College: Auburn
- High school: Dooly County (Vienna, GA)
- National ranking: #10 in 2013 (5 stars, 0.9947 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (DT)
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#14: Jamaree Salyer (2018)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Pace Academy (Atlanta, GA)
- National ranking: #10 in 2018 (5 stars, 0.9956 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (OG)
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#13: Jabari Davis (2001)

- College: Tennessee
- High school: Tucker (Tucker, GA)
- National ranking: #9 in 2001 (5 stars, 0.9958 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (RB)
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#12: Derrick Brown (2016)

- College: Auburn
- High school: Lanier (Buford, GA)
- National ranking: #9 in 2016 (5 stars, 0.9964 rating)
- Position ranking: #4 (DT)
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#11: Amarius Mims (2021)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Bleckley County (Cochran, GA)
- National ranking: #7 in 2021 (5 stars, 0.9958 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (OT)
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#10: Myles Murphy (2020)

- College: Clemson
- High school: Hillgrove (Powder Springs, GA)
- National ranking: #7 in 2020 (5 stars, 0.9965 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (SDE)
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#9: Isaiah Crowell (2011)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Carver (Columbus, GA)
- National ranking: #6 in 2011 (5 stars, 0.9959 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (RB)
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#8: Brandon Miller (2004)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Miller County (Coolidge, GA)
- National ranking: #6 in 2004 (5 stars, 0.998 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (WDE)
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#7: Arik Gilbert (2020)

- College: LSU
- High school: Marietta (Marietta, GA)
- National ranking: #5 in 2020 (5 stars, 0.9972 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (TE)
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#6: Jadon Haselwood (2019)

- College: Oklahoma
- High school: Cedar Grove (Ellenwood, GA)
- National ranking: #4 in 2019 (5 stars, 0.9967 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (WR)
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#5: Eric Berry (2007)

- College: Tennessee
- High school: Creekside (Fairburn, GA)
- National ranking: #3 in 2007 (5 stars, 0.9986 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (CB)
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#4: Justin Fields (2018)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Harrison (Kennesaw, GA)
- National ranking: #2 in 2018 (5 stars, 0.9998 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (DUAL)
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#3: Trenton Thompson (2015)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Westover (Albany, GA)
- National ranking: #1 in 2015 (5 stars, 0.9992 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (DT)
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#2: Trevor Lawrence (2018)

- College: Clemson
- High school: Cartersville (Cartersville, GA)
- National ranking: #1 in 2018 (5 stars, 0.9999 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (PRO)
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#1: Robert Nkemdiche (2013)

- College: Ole Miss
- High school: Grayson (Loganville, GA)
- National ranking: #1 in 2013 (5 stars, 1 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (SDE)
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